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Rodeway Inn and Suites
Rodeway Inn and Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 1234 Great Highway, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (726 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

For our purposes, this hotel suits our needs. I will continue to use it if we need to visit UCSF Medical Center in the future.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018
Pacifica Beach Hotel
Pacifica Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5.0 525 Crespi Drive, Pacifica
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (1,227 reviews)
$148/ nightfor 2 guests

Good view, good exercise getting to and from restaurants. Nice jacuzzi.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018
Lighthouse Hotel
Lighthouse Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 105 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (986 reviews)
$169/ nightfor 2 guests

Very relaxing experience! Nothing but the waves to interrupt your nap. I will defiantly find my way back. Staff was wonderful and bubbly. That do a fine job.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Mirage Inn and Suites
Mirage Inn and Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 2600 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (335 reviews)
$105/ nightfor 2 guests

Near the beach and the zoo. Not to far from the golden state park/botanical garden by car.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018
Inn at Rockaway
Inn at Rockaway
2.0 out of 5.0 200 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (19 reviews)
$129/ nightfor 2 guests

Beautiful calming place for a get away and yet close enough to have access to all that San Francisco has to offer.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2018
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3.0 out of 5.0 407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (498 reviews)
$231/ nightfor 2 guests

Excellent hotel in prime location directly on the beach. Very attentive staff pampering guests with fresh cooked breakfast and generous happy hour with wine and cheese snacks, both included in the room rate. Very recommendable.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018
Coastside Inn
Coastside Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 230 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (767 reviews)
$119/ nightfor 2 guests

It was a great room to accommodate an overnight stay. It was in walking distance to the water and they was also a plus.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
3.5 out of 5.0 4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay
4.5/5 (472 reviews)
$235/ nightfor 2 guests

Very short stay due to our schedule. A lot of smoke on the property. From a wild fire I asume. Look to come back in another trip.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018
San Remo Hotel
San Remo Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,770 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

Unique and charming hotel. My only complaint is the room was very small. But, with this type of hotel it should be expected. The bed was comfortable and it was quite at night for a good sleep. The location was perfect, a couple of blocks from Fisherman’s Warf. Staff was very friendly. The charm and ...

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay
Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay
2.5 out of 5.0 2930 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (763 reviews)
$97/ nightfor 2 guests

Very clean and close to a great restaurant. I would stay here again.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018
Oceano Hotel and Spa
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4.0 out of 5.0 280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (931 reviews)
$249/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice hotel close to the beach .. avoid the spa .. masseuse talked the whole time thru

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018
Beach Motel
Beach Motel
2.0 out of 5.0 4211 Judah Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.4/5 (390 reviews)
$104/ nightfor 2 guests

There have a N car, easy to go to downtown or 19th st.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
3.5 out of 5.0 495 Beach St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (5,632 reviews)
$143/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice hotel close to Fisherman’s Wharf This is are 3rd time of stay THANK YOU.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018
SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 4340 Judah St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (149 reviews)
$149/ nightfor 2 guests

This a reasonably (for San Francisco) priced motel. The room was a decent size with a work table, fridge and micro. Bed very comfortable and clean. Bathroom updated with good shower also clean. Flooring was wood laminate a good idea near the beach. Staff courteous helped us with our bags. Parking ...

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Royal Pacific Motor Inn
Royal Pacific Motor Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 661 Broadway, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (725 reviews)
$119/ nightfor 2 guests

Walking distance to the pier and union square. Free parking is a plus. Many good food in Chinatown.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018
Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn
Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 211 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (100 reviews)
$339/ nightfor 2 guests

I wasn’t sure about this place when we pulled up. Outside needs tlc but the inside was quaint and awesome! Anne the front desk was amazing and chatted with us while we waited to go to dinner!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Hotel North Beach
Hotel North Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 935 Kearny Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.7/5 (985 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

Very good location, staff are very helpful and very respectful.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Half Moon Bay Lodge
Half Moon Bay Lodge
3.0 out of 5.0 2400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,207 reviews)
$170/ nightfor 2 guests

Truly charming. Feels like home. Wonderful four our dog. Beyond all our hopes and expectations. Will return!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018

Top neighborhoods for Beach Hotels

Downtown San Francisco

Downtown San Francisco is a welcoming, walkable neighborhood. The neighborhood has many appealing features, among them its architecture and China town. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the museums and art scene.

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Union Square

Fashion puts on its finest face in one of the country’s largest shopping plazas.

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Chinatown

This historic and lively district offers an eclectic mixture of ornamental houses, exotic shops, restaurants, small museums, temples and food markets. 

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Fisherman's Wharf

This waterfront neighborhood dates back to the gold rush era and is a hub for tourist activities, sea lions and seafood restaurants.

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North Beach

Better known as Little Italy, this neighborhood was once a hotspot for counterculture and features an array of bars, jazz clubs, galleries and cafés.

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South of Market

From baseball games to top-notch art exhibits, find endless entertainment in one of San Francisco’s fastest-growing neighborhoods.

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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.