Approximately 0.8 miles southwest from the bright lights and energy of downtown San Francisco, United States of America, is the much-loved neighborhood of Civic Center.
The Union Square, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf are some of the visitor attractions you can visit while staying in San Francisco.
Civic Center is in the vicinity of San Francisco's iconic Lombard Street.
Visitors will find themselves spoiled for hotels that are around the Civic Center area and are only an easy walk from Union Square. Expedia recommends the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, The St. Regis San Francisco, Loews Regency San Francisco, Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco.
If you would like to find accommodation options within the vicinity of the Exploratorium, you are spoiled for choice in Civic Center. Compare the facilities at the Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel, Hotel Zetta San Francisco, Fairmont San Francisco, The Scarlet Huntington Hotel and San Francisco Marriott Union Square.
Well-known as one of the most significant local structures, Lefty O'Doul Bridge is worth a visit if you want to dig deeper into the history of the region. There's a nice variety of hotels to choose from just a short commute away. The Harbor Court Hotel and Inn San Francisco are your best bets. For an enjoyable museum trip, don't miss Contemporary Jewish Museum. Accommodation choices to check out close to here are the Hotel Abri - Union Square and Hotel Triton.
Follow the rich smell of coffee to City Hall Cafe, a favorite Civic Center diner where you can enjoy some time out. Travelers that are in need of something heartier can sit down to a meal at Mint Cafe. Afterwards, finish up full day at August 1 Five, a nearby watering hole where locals get together for a friendly drink.
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