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Featured San Francisco Historic Hotels

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Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5.0 1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (9,943 reviews)
$84/ night for 2 guests

This hotel is probably haunted like everyone says! There’s no bar/restaurant on site, and the gym is hardly a gym. However, there is a Starbucks on site and the hotel is right downtown on market street. The front desk staff and manager provided great service! One of the bellboys had a bit of an attitude ...

Reviewed on May 24, 2019
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, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (3,439 reviews)
$206/ night for 2 guests

Feels luxurious and historic, great location, great breakfast, fast service, fast short wait time for elevators, nice gym and pool

Reviewed on May 19, 2019
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
4.0 out of 5.0 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (5,736 reviews)
$161/ night for 2 guests

The Westin St Francis is one of my favorite hotels in S F. I've loved it since my first visit for Mother's Day, 1988. This time I missed the coffee shop/cafe that was near the elevators. The upgrades to the room were lovely, especially the bed. When I got home I immediately found the website and ...

Reviewed on May 13, 2019
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0 950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (4,508 reviews)
$199/ night for 2 guests

Very long walk to the Tower elevators. Staff at breakfast did not listen well. Paid extra for view and window was very dirty.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019
San Remo Hotel
San Remo Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,875 reviews)
$90/ night for 2 guests

great location, lovely atmosphere , decor a little tired but the rooms were clean and beds comfortable. I wondered why there were ear plugs in our room ... that night was awoken by shouting in the street and then children in the next room. Its an old, quirky building and you have to be happy sharing ...

Reviewed on May 24, 2019
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (58 reviews)
$152/ night for 2 guests

I liked the quaintness, and the restaurant. The rooms were small but the beds were fabulous. I didn’t like that you could hear people talking in adjacent rooms.

Reviewed on May 22, 2019
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4.0 out of 5.0 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (2,283 reviews)
$167/ night for 2 guests

Staff was personable, friendly and very helpful....room furniture was dated and worn.

Reviewed on May 15, 2019
Hotel Majestic
Hotel Majestic
3.5 out of 5.0 1500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (1,954 reviews)
$168/ night for 2 guests

Good location helpful staff clean bathroom good price

Reviewed on May 3, 2019
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.5 out of 5.0 433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (4,604 reviews)
$125/ night for 2 guests

Great staff, atmosphere and it was a pleasure to stay there

Reviewed on May 23, 2019
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Guide to San Francisco Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just highlighting a sight on the map, it can also be about understanding the culture and history of a place. One of the best ways to get an idea of the area's culture is to learn about its past. Visiting museums or landmarks is a good kick-off, but a stay in a San Francisco historic hotel can send you back to the past. Get ready to pack your duffel (no need for a time machine) as your San Francisco historic hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

A visit to one of these San Francisco traditional hotels can transport you to a historic era right from the start. With antique charm and marvelous back stories, you'll discover that these properties stand apart from other hotels. Luckily, you won't have to actually live in the past. Although these lodgings may be older, they have most modern amenities to help you wind down on your getaway. You will notice rooms furnished with a cozy bed and just about anything you'll need for a wonderful getaway.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by touring the art museums and renowned landmarks. If you are a history buff, then you picked the right place. San Francisco has 19 historical sites and buildings in the area. After visiting places like US Army San Francisco Port of Embarkation, Swedenborgian Church, and HERCULES (tugboat) you'll be able to write your own book on San Francisco. Oh, and don't forget to add in a trip to BALCLUTHA. Looking for more things to do in San Francisco? You can read what fellow guests thought were worth exploring in Expedia's review section. You'll find 34400 suggestions in our comment section on more sites nearby, great spots to enjoy brunch, and what they loved most about their visit.

Book a San Francisco Historic Hotel Today!

If you are looking to get the most from your San Francisco visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historic region. Having 814 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to choose from. Rates on these San Francisco historic hotels range from $84 to $206. You're certain to discover at a great rate. However, like the past civilizations you're investigating, these rates won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.