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Top San Francisco 3 Star Hotels

Handlery Union Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5
351 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,174 reviews)
"We loved our room with a balcony. The hotel is in an excellent location. The staff is friendly and ready to help. We would stay here again"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Handlery Union Square Hotel
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $128 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,368 reviews)
"Outdated appliances and no microwave in the rooms."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, an IHG Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Arpt North
3 out of 5
670 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $84 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
4.3/5 Excellent! (963 reviews)
"The location and friendly staff"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Arpt North
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Aloft San Francisco Airport
3.5 out of 5
401 E Millbrae Ave, Millbrae, CA
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The price is $94 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 22
4.3/5 Excellent! (989 reviews)
"nice room as photo shown. Shuttle to airport well appreciated"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Aloft San Francisco Airport
Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
380 S Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $91 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 5
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,442 reviews)
"Nice staff; overall well run establishment."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
Hampton Inn San Francisco Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
942 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
4.2/5 Very Good! (935 reviews)
"Very I really recommend Nice recepção Nice workers."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Hampton Inn San Francisco Downtown/Convention Center
SFO Airport Hotel, El Rancho Inn Signature Collection
3 out of 5
1100 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA
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The price is $78 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 29
4/5 Very Good! (2,128 reviews)
"I loved everything about this place. I will definitely come back"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

SFO Airport Hotel, El Rancho Inn Signature Collection
Sonesta Select San Francisco Airport
3 out of 5
1300 Veterans Way, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $98 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.3/5 Excellent! (915 reviews)
"I have always stayed here, it was the Marriott Courtyard and recently remodeled."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

Sonesta Select San Francisco Airport
Hotel Focus SFO
3 out of 5
111 Mitchell Ave, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $82 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 12
3.6/5 Good! (1,089 reviews)
"Excelente servicio"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Hotel Focus SFO
The Andrews Hotel
3 out of 5
624 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $95 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
4/5 Very Good! (952 reviews)
"Loved the building Slept so well Would stay here again"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

The Andrews Hotel
Hotel Griffon
3.5 out of 5
155 Steuart St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $104 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.2/5 Very Good! (778 reviews)
"Great great great location. So close to the ferry building and Embarcadero so it was insanely easy to get anywhere you want to go in the city (Muni, Bart and E-Bikes). Great food nearby, which is always important! Felt very safe in the area as well. The rooms are quite small and there are just about ..."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Hotel Griffon
Hotel Aura SFO
3 out of 5
190 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 20
4.3/5 Excellent! (979 reviews)
"Very close to airport and down town san bruno. Parking easily available. Minimal noise heard from other guests. Place looked and smelled clean. Check in and check out was a breeze. Would stay again."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Hotel Aura SFO
Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
1550 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
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The price is $143 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,335 reviews)
"Very nice property with free parking. Good price. Did not like the pillows."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hotel Foster City - San Mateo, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1221 Chess Dr, San Mateo, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $123 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
4.1/5 Very Good! (977 reviews)
"Friendly Staff, Clean room, great breakfast! Make sure your room is not on the same side with the freeway, you’ll not get much sleep!"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Crowne Plaza Hotel Foster City - San Mateo, an IHG Hotel
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5
524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $114 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
4.2/5 Very Good! (967 reviews)
"Good value and a good location. Parking was easy. Very nice staff! No negative issues."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame, CA
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The price is $131 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
3.8/5 Good! (1,634 reviews)
"Love staying here when I come up for Doctor appointments. Staff is very nice and friendly, rooms are always clean and comfy. I just wish the restaurant was open again!"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco
3.5 out of 5
250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
3.5/5 Good! (198 reviews)
"Staff were attentive and helpful, room was clean and fully stocked. Had a great sleep, I would choose this location over Burlingame any day"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco
The Dylan at SFO
3 out of 5
110 S El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,190 reviews)
"Check-in was fast and easy. This place is also close to everything - safeway, cvs, and plenty of restaurants. I had my own car and was happy to see there was a lot of parking on site. Just and FYI, parking gets full and night and I had to park on the street after the day's events. If you don't have ..."

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

The Dylan at SFO
Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South
3 out of 5
1755 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
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The price is $98 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.2/5 Very Good! (963 reviews)
"Na"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
550 N Point St, San Francisco, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $138 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,178 reviews)
"Great place to stay. Just a couple blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf. I would absolutely stay there again"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf, an IHG Hotel

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