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Financial DistrictSan Francisco

Mingle with businesspeople in the excellent bars and restaurants of this neighborhood where there is a large concentration of corporate headquarters.

San Francisco’s Financial District is the city’s business hub and is home to the headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies as well as upscale hotels. Gaze up at the Transamerica Pyramid, an iconic 48-story skyscraper. Shop for upscale fashionable clothing, beauty products, jewelry and accessories in this busy neighborhood.

Come here during the week and join the suited businesspeople making their way down the sidewalks. Look up at the cluster of sky-high towers that line the streets. Among them is the 850-foot (260-meter) tall Transamerica Pyramid, an imposing structure that can be seen from across the city. Enter the visitor center and watch a short film about the building’s construction.

Buy tickets to a show at the Punch Line Comedy Club. This intimate theater showcases underground talent as well as well-known headline comedians.

Walk to the Ferry Building Marketplace from the Financial District in less than 10 minutes. This wonderful marketplace sells a varied range of high-quality produce. Purchase books, ceramics, fruits, nuts, fine wines and many more items. This marketplace also features cafés selling premium hand-picked Chinese teas and specialty coffees.

Find Union Square just a 10-minute walk southwest of the Financial District. This public square is one of the main shopping destinations in the city. Browse local artworks, antiques, high-end fashionable clothing and beauty products. Cafés, wine bars and trendy restaurants also border the plaza.

San Francisco’s Financial District borders one of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in North America. Survey buildings decorated in ornate gold dragons and dine in some of the best Chinese restaurants in San Francisco. Chinatown also hosts cultural events, including lion dances and flower fairs, throughout the year.

The Financial District is about 13 miles (21 kilometers) from San Francisco International Airport. Ride Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains to Montgomery Street Station. Private parking lots are available in the district.

Experience fine dining and shopping in the city’s financial and corporate center.


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Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
The price is $81 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ferry Building, Lombard Street, and Pier 39. Oracle Park and Palace of Fine Arts are also ...

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Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
5 out of 5
2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA
The price is $229 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Academy of Art University, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Moscone ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"I had the place almost all to myself right before the Palace's tragic COVID shutdown. It was a bittersweet experience. The staff was incredibly helpful."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
4 out of 5
424 Clay St, San Francisco, CA
The price is $98 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Embarcadero Center, 555 California Street, and Ferry Building. Exploratorium and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,469 reviews)

"The hotel looked very nice and clean. The staff was a big reason why I will be back to this hotel, they're all so friendly and funny."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

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Le Meridien San Francisco
Le Meridien San Francisco
4 out of 5
333 Battery St, San Francisco, CA
The price is $143 per night from Mar 19 to Mar 20

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Embarcadero Center, 555 California Street, and Ferry Building. Exploratorium and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Lovely

"Great view, comfy room and bed. Shower pressure was awful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Le Meridien San Francisco
Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero
Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero
5 out of 5
222 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA
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This family-friendly San Francisco hotel is located by the ocean, within a 5-minute walk of 555 California Street and Embarcadero Center. San Francisco Museum ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (796 reviews)

"Great location. Super helpful and friendly staff. The cleaning staff is not supposed to come in without being called and did forget one day. This wouldn’t of been a problem normally but during Covid, it’s a bigger issue. Very nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
4 out of 5
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA
The price is $179 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6

Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ferry Building, Embarcadero Center, and 555 California Street. Exploratorium and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,227 reviews)

"Parking is ridiculous $35 a night should be free with stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
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