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Hotel Zephyr
Hotel Zephyr
3.5 out of 5.0 250 Beach Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (3,375 reviews)
$159/ nightfor 2 guests

The bathroom towels could be a bit nicer... otherwise I was pleasantly surprised and I will definitely stay there again !

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
3.5 out of 5.0 150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (2,378 reviews)
$118/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice room with water front view, excellent free buffet breakfast. Efficient shuttle to airport and BART train into San Francisco.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018
Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf
Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf
4.0 out of 5.0 2620 Jones Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (4,962 reviews)
$152/ nightfor 2 guests

Clean hotel. Great location, close to everything. Rooms were large, Fishermans Wharf a close walk, Union square a 5min uber away

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco
Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport - South San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0 250 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (2,832 reviews)
$128/ nightfor 2 guests

Nice huge hotel. Unfortunately, during the entire weekend we were there one on the two elevators closest to the entrance was out of service, making it difficult for the many clients to move up and down.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North
3.5 out of 5.0 5000 Sierra Point Pkwy, Brisbane
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (3,662 reviews)
$113/ nightfor 2 guests

Good location that met our needs. Will plan on staying on the property the next time in SFO.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 2500 Mason St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (4,298 reviews)
$125/ nightfor 2 guests

good location and newly refurbished parking was expensive but public [parking available cheaper nearby

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 1550 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (4,169 reviews)
$125/ nightfor 2 guests

Well maintained, good size rooms, convenient location, and good variety for breakfast.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018
Larkspur Landing South San Francisco - An All-Suite Hotel
Larkspur Landing South San Francisco - An All-Suite Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 690 Gateway Blvd, South San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (2,126 reviews)
$110/ nightfor 2 guests

Great room, friendly staff and worth the money. The continental breakfast was nice and the front desk staff went above and beyond to help us.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2018
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-San Francisco Airport North
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-San Francisco Airport North
2.0 out of 5.0 701 Airport Blvd, South San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1,181 reviews)
$117/ nightfor 2 guests

for a very cheap SF stay, everything was adequate and thought out.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (3,343 reviews)
$205/ nightfor 2 guests

Gréât hôtel, gréât location. There was a demonstration going on outside the hotel at the time and the noise could be heard from our room. The air vent in the bathroom was very dusty and requires cleaning. Could trigger allergies. I would stay there again.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2018
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North
3.0 out of 5.0 2000 Shoreline Ct, Brisbane
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,188 reviews)
$114/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff were very helpful The rooms were clean.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
3.5 out of 5.0 1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (2,040 reviews)
$129/ nightfor 2 guests

I liked the small pool, it was a nice spot to enjoy San Francisco skyline

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Handlery Union Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 351 Geary St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (4,572 reviews)
$139/ nightfor 2 guests

Clean hotel great location, walking distance pretty much everywhere. It’s an old hotel but very well maintained. Had no issues

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 (5,640 reviews)
$127/ nightfor 2 guests

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

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
4.0 out of 5.0 780 Mission Street, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (4,500 reviews)
$149/ nightfor 2 guests

Convenient location and room size was exceptional. Very nice views as well and bedding was quite comfortable. Have stayed at this property in the past and it always meets or exceeds expectations.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
4.0 out of 5.0 333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (9,083 reviews)
$117/ nightfor 2 guests

Very nice & up scale. Location is great. Overall excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (3,711 reviews)
$142/ nightfor 2 guests

Great hotel, good location, very large room with a view of the bay. no complaints! I would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf
3.0 out of 5.0 550 N Point St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (2,317 reviews)
$135/ nightfor 2 guests

Great location but no sound barrier. You can hear your neighbors flush the toilet and lots of street noise. Especially the dump truck at 4 am. I guess that’s the price you pay for staying downtown. The breakfast was really good with tons of healthy options and they refilled it often.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018

Top neighborhoods for Family 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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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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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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Where Should We Stay in San Francisco?


The destination of San Francisco is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The interesting architecture, art scene, and notable monuments are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Arrange a flight into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. San Francisco offers 362 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where to stay.


Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Larkspur Landing South San Francisco - An All-Suite Hotel - Offers in-room kitchens, free continental breakfast, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star hotel.

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-San Francisco Airport North - Features free parking, free breakfast, and free WiFi. This 2-star hotel is popular with guests for its quiet location.

Parc 55 San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel - Offers 2 restaurants, free cribs, and in-room refrigerators. Guests like the overall comfort and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North - Features an indoor pool, free breakfast, and laundry facilities. The central location and helpful staff make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.


When Should We Visit San Francisco?


You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to San Francisco.


  • 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

What Should We See and Do in San Francisco?


While you are visiting San Francisco, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Pier 39, Westfield San Francisco Centre, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Lombard Street, Palace of Fine Arts, and Alcatraz Island.


San Francisco is also well-known for its:
  • Museums
  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco


San Francisco has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. 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.