Financial District, CA

San Francisco
Financial District - Ferry Building

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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Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
4 out of 5
424 Clay St, San Francisco, CA, 94111
The price is $161 per night from May 30 to May 31
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,206 reviews)
"Great stay enjoyed San Francisco"

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
4 out of 5
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, 94111
The price is $199 per night from Jun 3 to Jun 4
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,947 reviews)
"Best location for tourists. Very friendly staffs."

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA, 94108
The price is $162 per night from May 22 to May 23
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy WiFi, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the bar and the helpful staff ...
3.8/5 Good! (3,372 reviews)
"Very nice hotel."

Reviewed on May 15, 2022

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Omni San Francisco Hotel
4.5 out of 5
500 California St, San Francisco, CA, 94104
The price is $224 per night from May 21 to May 22
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (957 reviews)
"The Omni Hotel was a great place for my wife and I to stay for a couple nights after disembarking from our cruise. It is a nice hotel and central to everything in Downtown San Francisco."

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Omni San Francisco Hotel
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, 94105
The price is $275 per night from Jun 3 to Jun 4
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (984 reviews)
"it was an excellent experience!!!!!!!"

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Galleria Park Hotel
Galleria Park Hotel
4 out of 5
191 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, 94104
The price is $209 per night from May 29 to May 30
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy a rooftop terrace, WiFi, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (974 reviews)
"Very nice property. Very convenient and quiet. Would happily stay again."

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Galleria Park Hotel
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