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Top Downtown San Francisco Boutique Hotels

Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel
3.5 out of 5
440 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (995 reviews)

"A wonderful place to stay during the pandemic. They took great care of us and gave us an upgrade to our room. We ordered take out numerous times during our stay and they brought it up to our room promptly."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel
Huntington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1075 California St, San Francisco, CA
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4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"It was an amazing"…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2020

Huntington Hotel
Taj Campton Place
5 out of 5
340 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $219 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Staff was incredible amicable and helpful. Location is amazing. David at the front desk was incredibly efficient and professional."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Taj Campton Place
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Hotel Emblem San Francisco
4 out of 5
562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $155 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (481 reviews)

"Hotel Emblem (formerly the Hotel Rex) is a great, remodeled boutique hotel in the heart of Union Square. It kept the former Rex' literary theme but modernized it. So you have homage to the Beats but in a modern setting. The staff is amazing, always friendly and helpful. The rooms are terrific. I ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Hotel Emblem San Francisco
Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
191 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"Wine reception was lovely. Hotel clean and quiet. Nice amenities including water bottle. Tiny shower."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Staypineapple, An Elegant Hotel, Union Square
4 out of 5
580 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $108 per night from Dec 24 to Dec 25
4.4/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"Great hotel. It is Very confortable and clean. The interior is very modern."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Staypineapple, An Elegant Hotel, Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.5 out of 5
433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (2,121 reviews)
somewhat happy

"The hotel is dated. The major drawback is they do not have A/C."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Axiom Hotel San Francisco
4 out of 5
28 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.4/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay at axiom hotel. It was quiet despite being in the middle of downtown. The bed was cozy and enjoyed the ability to darken the room to your desire. The decor is nice! The room was really clean. Unfortunately, there’s no parking onsite but it seems like the hotel tries their best ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Axiom Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Abri - Union Square
3.5 out of 5
127 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $93 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.2/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Place is very nice and clean, and are following COVID-19 procedures. Served as a good "home base" for seeing thing in San Francisco. We visited Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 (a couple times), Alcatraz, China Town, and walked the Golden Gate Bridge. Busses run everywhere and often. Plenty of nice places ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Hotel Abri - Union Square
Harbor Court Hotel
4 out of 5
165 Steuart St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Great location and the rooms with a view are really worth it. Staff were very lovely and accommodating. They found out it was our honeymoon and sent a bottle of champagne and treats up to the room. A bit of a hidden gem. Not a huge hotel which is a nice touch."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Harbor Court Hotel
Warwick San Francisco
4 out of 5
490 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $84 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.2/5Very Good! (971 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I were a bit worried about booking this hotel due to some of the bad reviews, but our stay at the hotel was beyond our expectation. Loved the style, staff was attentive. We really appreciated that they upgraded our room to a grand suite with no additional charge!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Warwick San Francisco
Kensington Park Hotel
3.5 out of 5
450 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The Kensington Park is a grand old hotel in San Francisco, within walking distance of Chinatown. The facilities are lovely and well-kept and the staff are friendly and very accommodating. As is common in older hotels, the rooms are a little small, but honestly I didn’t spend a great deal of time ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Kensington Park Hotel
The Marker San Francisco
4 out of 5
501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,189 reviews)

"Very pleasant staff and very cozy rooms, good location, close to everything"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

The Marker San Francisco
Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
550 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (728 reviews)
Great vibe

"Very nice room, friendly and helpful staff, good location, I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Hotel Adagio, Autograph Collection
Hotel G San Francisco
4 out of 5
386 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Great hotel in a fantastic location! We were upgraded when we were arrived and staff were lovely and friendly! Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Hotel G San Francisco
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
4 out of 5
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,326 reviews)
Great place to stay in

"Hotel G was always my place to stay when in San Fran. However, gave The Clift a try and it hooked. It looks fantastic following the makeover. Same great location and nice, friendly staff. Huge rooms and nice, modern bathrooms. Decor was modern but comfortable at the same time. Loved the famous bar ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Hotel Triton
4 out of 5
342 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $78 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"I love this place! The location is fun, the staff is excellent, and I always enjoy my stay there."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Hotel Triton
Palihotel San Francisco
3.5 out of 5
417 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (50 reviews)

"Centrally located to Union square and china town and the cable cars! Super nice hotel and bar/restaurant staff. Wished for somewhere to “unpack” but not a deal breaker. Everything clean and tidy!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Palihotel San Francisco
Hotel Diva
4 out of 5
440 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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3.7/5Good! (998 reviews)
A gem of a hotel

"I love this hotel, it's staff, it's rooms, it's location. I recommend it often to others!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Hotel Diva
Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square
4 out of 5
225 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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3.5/5Good! (1,000 reviews)
Excellent central location

"We had a great experience at this hotel. The room was very clean and spacious given the downtown location. The bathroom was huge and clean. We arrived at the hotel at 8am and they held our bags until we could return to check in later in the afternoon. We flew home on a late flight and they did the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square
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Where Should I Stay in Downtown San Francisco?

Searching for a stylish accommodation for your visit to Downtown San Francisco? A boutique hotel may be exactly what you're looking for if you enjoy smaller hotels with personalized service and a cool atmosphere. Pick from 93 boutique accommodations in Downtown San Francisco to find a property that characterizes the local flavor of this destination.

Travelers say they enjoy these boutique hotels in Downtown San Francisco:

Harbor Court Hotel: 4-star hotel with 131 guestrooms. Enjoy the restaurant, bar, and fitness center. Popular with our guests for its comfortable rooms and proximity to shopping.

Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel: 3.5-star hotel with 30 guestrooms. This property offers free breakfast, in-room massages, and free WiFi. Expedia travelers like its quiet rooms and close public transit.

Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square: 4-star hotel with 189 guestrooms. Take advantage of this property's fitness center, free WiFi, and 24-hour business center. Our guests enjoy the beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Taj Campton Place: 5-star hotel with 110 guestrooms. Provides guests with a restaurant, a bar, and a 24-hour fitness center. Reviews say the beach locale and comfortable rooms are noteworthy.

Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel: 4-star hotel with 177 guestrooms. Guests can enjoy amenities such as a restaurant, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Expedia travelers like the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

What Should I See and Do in Downtown San Francisco?

Once you've decided where you'll stay in lively Downtown San Francisco, figure out some fun things to do on your trip. Visitors speak positively about this destination's major shopping centers, art galleries, and acclaimed theaters.

Downtown San Francisco is also known for its:
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Entertainment
  • Tours

Favorite activities and sights around Downtown San Francisco include Lombard Street, Pier 39, and Palace of Fine Arts. While you're here, make sure you don't miss Alcatraz Island, Twin Peaks, and Golden Gate Bridge.

When Should I Plan a Trip to Downtown San Francisco?

If you're curious about local weather, use this info to plan when to visit Downtown San Francisco:

  • Hottest months: September, October, August, and June, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 46°F
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.81 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.19 inches

Getting Around Downtown San Francisco

The nearest major airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the heart of the city. Nearby metro stations include Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Embarcadero Station. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at San Francisco 4th and King Station.

Frequently asked questions

Searching for a stylish accommodation when you visit Downtown San Francisco?
If you want to find a small hotel with outstanding service, a personal feel, and good ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you’re looking for. Pick from 86 boutique accommodations in Downtown San Francisco to find a property that captures this destination’s local spirit.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Downtown San Francisco?
Hotel Emblem San Francisco is a favorite 4-star hotel with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 96 guestrooms, a restaurant, and a bar. Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel and Palihotel San Francisco are a couple of other boutique hotels.
How many boutique hotels are there in Downtown San Francisco?
Expedia has 86 boutique hotels in Downtown San Francisco.
What's there to see and do in Downtown San Francisco?
Visitors speak positively about this destination’s major shopping centers, art galleries, and acclaimed theaters. Top activities and sights around Downtown San Francisco include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oracle Park, and Orpheum Theater. You might also want to see well-known spots like San Francisco City Hall, Exploratorium, and Lombard Street during your trip.
What's the best way to get to my boutique hotel in Downtown San Francisco?
You have a few options for traveling to and around Downtown San Francisco. The closest major airport is San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), which is located 11.5 mi (18.6 km) away. Nearby metro stations include Market St & Stockton St Stop, Market St & 4th St Stop, and Market St & 3rd St Stop.

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