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Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel - San Francisco Hotels
Rating: 4.0 Stars
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Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

495 Jefferson St, San Francisco 94109 - Map
"Great Location, Great Hotel"
Very nice hotel. If you are on the side of the Cable Car, it can be a tad noisy. Great location, and I hope to return!
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Across the street from San Francisco Bay, this boutique hotel occupies a creatively converted 1909 brick warehouse …More
The Fairmont San Francisco - San Francisco Hotels
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The Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco 94108 - Map
"Nice hotel, good option for SF"
Nice hotel, but we found dirty socks under the sofa, it is too expensive to park your car at the hotel
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The Fairmont San Francisco is located atop swanky Nob Hill, the only spot in the city where every cable car line intersects …More
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco - San Francisco Hotels
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Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco 94105 - Map
"Not a true 5-star but a nice hotel"
I treasure my 5-star hotel stays, this was not one of them. Nonetheless, it is a comfortable hotel with a pleasant staff (some more attentive than others). Disappointed that afternoon tea is only served 1 day a week (the advertised "signature tea" is not afternoon tea).
Traveller from Denver, CO
A member of The Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, this legendary 1909 hotel in downtown San Francisco is 1 …More
Hotel Whitcomb - San Francisco Hotels
Rating: 3.5 Stars
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Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market St, San Francisco 94103 - Map
"Good hotel, friendly staff, but sketchy area."
The Hotel Whitcomb is a nice looking historic hotel. The building is very old, so don't expect the quality of the building to be on par with brand new hotels. That being said, the rooms were spacious enough, and being someone who enjoys historic buildings, I enjoyed the atmosphere. The staff was pretty friendly, and the housekeeping did a good job keeping our room clean. My only complaint about the hotel is the area that its located. There is a huge homeless population that seems to stick to the area right outside the hotel, and all down market Street. It made my girlfriend and I very uncomfortable to even step foot out of the hotel without calling an Uber first. The BART station stairs , which are right outside the hotel, is very intimidating, as it is not light up at all and there is always someone sleeping on the stairs or begging for money. Lastly, there's a small park right across the street next to a Burger King that has approximately 20 or so homeless people loitering around along with all of their belongings. Obviously this is absolutely no fault of the hotel. In fact, hotel has security officers at night to prevent those who aren't guests from coming in, so I was never worried about safety within the hotel. Overall, I was quite happy with my stay at Hotel Whitcomb. Especially for being San Francisco, it is really hard to find a decent hotel at a cheap price, so If you're on a budget and don't mind the area outside the hotel, then this place is a great deal!
Traveller from IN
Located in the San Francisco theater district with a BART and MUNI station at its entrance, this downtown hotel is 6 blocks …More
Cavallo Point - Sausalito Hotels
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Cavallo Point

601 Murray Circle, Sausalito 94965 - Map
"Convenient to all locations , quick ride sausolito"
Great location. Friendly welcoming staff Easy trip to Sausalito and Muir Woods and downtown
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An idyllic getaway just minutes from downtown San Francisco, this lodge-style resort was built on the grounds of historic …More
The Westin St Francis on Union Square - San Francisco Hotels
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The Westin St Francis on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco 94102 - Map
"Holiday Fun"
We have stayed at the St Francis in the past & like its close proximity to Union Square, upscale shopping & fine dining. It is especially festive during the holidays. We always have a commitment to return home but maybe in the future will get to see the lighting of the Christmas tree in the Square. Love the history of the hotel.
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This elegant and historic 1904 hotel offers a prime location across from San Francisco's Union Square; cable cars stop right …More
Handlery Union Square Hotel - San Francisco Hotels
Rating: 3.5 Stars
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Handlery Union Square Hotel

351 Geary St, San Francisco 94102 - Map
"Great location, yet a quiet stay"
This hotel is close to all the action in union square. We were able to comfortably walk to Moscone center, China town and do a lot of nearby shopping. The cable car also runs right around the corner from the hotel. The hotel was comfortable, clean and quiet. We couldn't ask for more after long days of sightseeing. I enjoyed that we didn't have to go outside to have dinner since the daily grill is right next door and connected through a hallway. Great overall experience.
Traveller from Costa Mesa, CA
A half-block from cable cars, this hotel is 2 blocks from Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre; the Moscone Center and the …More
Inn At Union Square - San Francisco Hotels
Rating: 3.5 Stars
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Inn At Union Square

440 Post St, San Francisco 94102 - Map
"Very nice boutique hotel"
The staff could not have been more friendly. As a single woman staying there, I also felt very safe throughout my stay. The room was impeccably clean, with lots of extras such as daily newspaper, free Wi-Fi, bathrobes, and available umbrella.
Traveller from Chandler, AZ
A half-block from Union Square and the Powell Street cable cars, this San Francisco boutique hotel is near world-class …More
Hotel Zetta San Francisco - San Francisco Hotels
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Hotel Zetta San Francisco

55 5th St, San Francisco 94103 - Map
"Great location."
Very Cool and Modern Hotel. Will stay there again! Cool Bar & play room. Walk to shopping, Ferry Building, cable car and more!
A Traveller
Hotel Zetta is in the South of Market district, opposite Westfield Shopping Centre and a 10-minute walk from the boutiques …More
San Remo Hotel - San Francisco Hotels
Rating: 1.5 Stars
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San Remo Hotel

2237 Mason Street, San Francisco 94133 - Map
"Loved the atmosphere here"
Rooms were tiny but perfect for two people We got a room that said it would accomodate 3 but would not recommend unless with a child as the third. Shared bathrooms were very clean, and comfortable. Will stay again to try the restaurant. For the price it could not be beat. They even got us a ride to the airport. The licorice and massage chairs were my little guilty pleasures...Loved the old quaint and spooky feeling at night and extremely quiet. LOVED thank you!
Traveller from Glendale, AZ
Located in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, San Remo Hotel is just 5 blocks from the steaming sourdough chowder …More

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