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Beach Hotels in San Francisco


Known for its museums and theater, San Francisco offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With 338 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this vibrant destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.


As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in San Francisco, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Rodeway Inn and Suites - 2 hotel near Ocean Beach. It features complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and flat-screen televisions. Guests love the breakfast and shopping.

Mirage Inn and Suites - 2 hotel, 5-minute walk from Ocean Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and overall value. This hotel boasts on-the-go, complimentary wireless Internet access, and free self parking.

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay - 3.5 hotel near Miramar Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Guest reviews highlight the beach and pool.

San Remo Hotel - 2 hotel near the beach. It features a restaurant, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a bar/lounge. Guests love the central location and breakfast.

Royal Pacific Motor Inn - 2 hotel. Our travelers recommend its beach and overall comfort. This hotel boasts complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and satellite.


Planning Your Trip to San Francisco


If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:


  • Hottest months: September, October, August, and July, 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

Sightseeing in and Around San Francisco


After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Mavericks or Baker Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area's museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like Lombard Street and Pier 39. Other things to see and do in the area are Palace of Fine Arts and Alcatraz Island.
Visitors also enjoy San Francisco for its:
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco


Make your way to San Francisco with a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest major airport which is located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. Walk to nearby metro stations like Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Civic Center Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Francisco 4th and King Station, San Francisco 22nd Street Station, or San Francisco Bayshore Station.