Get an overview of this hotelPalatial San Francisco hotel located atop Nob Hill

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Cable car convenience

Fairmont San Francisco is located atop swanky Nob Hill, the only spot in the city where every cable car line intersects. Guests can hop a ride past the Cable Car Museum to Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf, or walk 4 minutes to Chinatown. Union Square is just a half-mile away.

A trio of restaurants

Corinthian columns support a gilded ceiling in the hotel’s lobby. A trio of dining options fill the palatial space, offering everything from locally caught seafood to Asian dishes. Guests can sip Mai Tais in a tropical rainforest setting, or get their coffee fix in the European-style Caffé Cento.

5-star furnishings

Each of the hotel’s individually designed guestrooms features pillowtop beds and posh furnishings, as well as WiFi. The 62 suites, some with private balconies or terraces, offer sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and city skyline.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Fairmont San Francisco features a health club and a sauna. The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. WiFi is available for a surcharge.

This 5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. This luxury hotel also offers a nightclub, a steam room, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Nightclub 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 52 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-in 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 591 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 1907 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 13.95 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( USD 13.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 13.95 per 24-hour period )


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Fairmont San Francisco offers 3 fabulous dining options. These San Francisco restaurants are world-renowned in this landmark hotel. Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar offers exotic Asian cuisine, along with the city's best Mai Tai, in the unforgettable setting of a tropical rainforest. Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar offers a fine dining experience featuring local ingredients and fresh seafood from San Francisco Bay, paired with one-of-a-kind wines from the area's top boutique wineries and local craft beers. Inspired by the cafes of Europe, Caffé Cento combines the coffee of illy with the chocolate of Ghirardelli and the hospitality of Fairmont.

Due to the restaurants’ popularity during the holiday season, dining reservations are required from November 24, 2016 – January 1, 2017. Book restaurant reservations early to secure preferred timeframe.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Club One. Services include massages, facials, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 19 and USD 38 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 13.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 13.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 72.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 72.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Fairmont San Francisco Hotel
  • Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
  • Fairmont San Francisco
  • San Francisco Fairmont
  • The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
  • The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel
  • The Fairmont San Francisco

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Fairmont San Francisco is listed in the 2011 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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