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Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North
Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Airport North
2.0 out of 5.0 326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.6/5 (8,156 reviews)
$59/ nightfor 2 guests

nice place quiete be back there soon..easy access to food

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2018
Hotel North Beach
Hotel North Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 935 Kearny Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.7/5 (984 reviews)
$79/ nightfor 2 guests

I love this place! It's reasonably priced. It's clean and everybody is nice there. My husband and I stay here every year when we visit San Francisco.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018
Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno /SF Intl Arpt West
Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno /SF Intl Arpt West
2.5 out of 5.0 421 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (2,105 reviews)
$84/ nightfor 2 guests

Staff at reception rude and indifferent to customer

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2018
The Urban
The Urban
2.5 out of 5.0 507 Bush Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (387 reviews)
$62/ nightfor 2 guests

This hotel is good enough, it’s no frills and if you are looking for luxury keep looking

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018
The Mosser
The Mosser
2.5 out of 5.0 54 4th Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (4,540 reviews)
$97/ nightfor 2 guests

We found the Hotel very central, and the main lobby area is fine. The room and bed were quite good however for a three day stay the areas for putting clothes etc were not at all generous. The bar adjoining was a lovely facility with very good choice of food and drinks. The reception and front of ...

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018
San Remo Hotel
San Remo Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,765 reviews)
$63/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice hotel for the price, loads of character. Clean and friendly.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2018
Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5.0 1231 Market St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (9,369 reviews)
$98/ nightfor 2 guests

It's good enough, it is really good enough, like really

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Casa Loma Hotel
Casa Loma Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 610 Fillmore St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (1,298 reviews)
$59/ nightfor 2 guests

Great as usual

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2018
Minna Hotel
Minna Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 509 Minna Street, San Francisco
3.1/5 (410 reviews)
$44/ nightfor 2 guests

Handy to the trains and a short walk to the City however the less than salubrious characters living rough on the street may put some off. They’re harmless though

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018
Hotel Focus SFO
Hotel Focus SFO
3.0 out of 5.0 111 Mitchell Ave, South San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.3/5 (795 reviews)
$84/ nightfor 2 guests

Close to airport and short drive to city. Nice rooms and nice breakfast. We really enjoyed our stay here.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018
Monarch Hotel
Monarch Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 1015 Geary St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (1,989 reviews)
$101/ nightfor 2 guests

We stayed here for 2 nights. The room was clean, but there was a terrible smell, and you could also hear other rooms' noise. Plus, the wifi was terrible. The good thing is the location, which is a walking distance to Union Sq. where most shops/restaurants are.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018
Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Central
Travelodge by Wyndham San Francisco Central
2.0 out of 5.0 1707 Market St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
2.4/5 (1,765 reviews)
$67/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff is great . This hotel needs a serious rehab . If your looking for a " cheap " hotel just off Market Street in San Francisco this is the place to stay if you are ok with " cheap " .

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018
Grant Plaza Hotel
Grant Plaza Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 465 Grant Ave, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (2,210 reviews)
$98/ nightfor 2 guests

Stayed for 4 nights room on small side but ideal for what we wanted, very central walking distance to Union square and cable cars and being in China Town some great restaurants nearby.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2018
Good Nite Inn - Redwood City
Good Nite Inn - Redwood City
2.5 out of 5.0 485 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City
Free Cancellation
3.3/5 (2,389 reviews)
$85/ nightfor 2 guests

We chose this hotel for its proximity to SFO airport but were pleasantly surprised. It was clean, spacious and had a very attractive pool area. Next door to IHOP which was good for breakfast.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018
Grant Hotel
Grant Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 753 Bush St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (1,986 reviews)
$78/ nightfor 2 guests

This hotel is in above-average condition compared to some me in this area. Spacious room, lift, good location - although it’s a bit up-hill if you walk up from the Market St area.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2018
Van Ness Inn
Van Ness Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 2850 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (620 reviews)
$77/ nightfor 2 guests

No frills but bleachy clean. Parking was guaranteed which is unheard of in this area unless you pay $30-$85/night for parking.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018
Super 8 by Wyndham San Francisco/Union Square Area
Super 8 by Wyndham San Francisco/Union Square Area
2.0 out of 5.0 415 O Farrell Street, San Francisco
3.2/5 (1,495 reviews)

An old, somewhat rundown hotel in a neighborhood with hookers walking past the entrance, but friendlier than average staff and the fastest WiFi of any hotel I've ever stayed at. You can tell they've been replacing only what completely wears out for at least 75 years. After a point, no amount of cleaning ...

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2018
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0 424 Clay St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (5,105 reviews)
$125/ nightfor 2 guests

LOVELY HOTEL, EXCEPTIONAL STAFF AND IDEAL LOCATION. WINE IN THE EVENING IS A NICE TOUCH

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018
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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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Tenderloin

A metropolitan neighborhood, Tenderloin offers a variety of options for restaurants. The neighborhood has many appealing features, among them its architecture. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the shopping and theater scene.

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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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Theater District

Theater District is a metropolitan, walkable neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, cafés, and bars. The neighborhood has many appealing features, among them its friendly people. For a taste of the local culture, you can check out the shopping and theater scene.

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Marina District

Visit the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre and marvel at views of the Golden Gate Bridge at this popular waterfront neighborhood.

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Cheap Hotels in San Francisco


San Francisco offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Lombard Street and Pier 39, this destination is home to Palace of Fine Arts and Twin Peaks, which you can enjoy while spending very little.


If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in San Francisco, you can choose from the 327 budget accommodations in the area. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Hotel North Beach - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi and laundry facilities at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and overall condition.

Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno /SF Intl Arpt West - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its proximity to shops and overall condition. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Hotel Whitcomb - At this 3.5-star historic hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Reviews mention the proximity to the airport and comfortable rooms.

Casa Loma Hotel - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall condition and clean rooms.

Minna Hotel - Customers like this 2-star hostel for its comfortable rooms and proximity to public transportation. It offers free breakfast and free WiFi.


Planning Your Trip to San Francisco


Still picking travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.


  • 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
  • Rainiest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.19 inches
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.81 inches

Sightseeing In and Around San Francisco


San Francisco attracts visitors with its top museums and theater scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Lombard Street and Pier 39, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Palace of Fine Arts and Twin Peaks, or check out the area's cultural spots like San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


San Francisco is also notable for its:
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco


The most convenient airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 11.8 mi (19.1 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.). 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.