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Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5.0 1231 Market St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (9,664 reviews)
$100/ night for 2 guests

The hotel is beautiful with old architecture and was grand in its hey day. Staff was friendly. My room was great, clean, pretty, quiet (and the hotel was full!). However, the neighborhood is awful! Homelessness abounds and there are not any good restaurants nearby, not the fault of the hotel but ...

Reviewed on Feb 20, 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
4.5/5 (3,439 reviews)
$230/ night for 2 guests

The room was nice and clean. The service was great. But WIFI didn't work in some area of the room.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 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
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (5,455 reviews)
$179/ night for 2 guests

The property is beautiful !! The room is spacious and so clean. Great service from the staff answering all my question desires and needs.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0 950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco
4.5/5 (4,315 reviews)
$220/ night for 2 guests

The only thing I would change about this room is the coffee maker needs to be easily operated. This room had a professional type coffee maker but no instructions on how to use.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
San Remo Hotel
San Remo Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco
4.2/5 (1,867 reviews)
$79/ night for 2 guests

A great location - super charming - love it ! Hope to one day stay in the penthouse and enjoy the roof top patio - did not make sense to do so in February but hope to visit again soon in the summer !

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4.0 out of 5.0 999 California Street, San Francisco
4.2/5 (2,171 reviews)
$152/ night for 2 guests

The elevator took 30 minutes to get to your room because of the rooftop bar and no easy stair access.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
Hotel Majestic
Hotel Majestic
3.5 out of 5.0 1500 Sutter St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
3.7/5 (1,929 reviews)
$165/ night for 2 guests

The service was friendly and prompt. The only downside is they are redoing the bathrooms, and unfortunately it causes noise. They stopped by 5pm which was good. But if you are hoping to take a nap, during the day, it might be too loud until they are finished. I'm sure the new bathrooms will be amazing, ...

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2018
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.5 out of 5.0 433 Powell St, San Francisco
4.3/5 (4,334 reviews)
$140/ night for 2 guests

Close to everything. Great staff, handy to public transportation, clean and well layered out.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2019
Queen Anne Hotel
Queen Anne Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 1590 Sutter St, San Francisco
4.3/5 (1,297 reviews)
$149/ night for 2 guests

It's a very quaint property with Victorian era decor. It's cozy to sit by the lit fireplace and read the paper or your e-book. It's only a couple blocks from Japantown, which we always enjoy visiting. There is limited parking across the street (for a fee, of course). The rooms are cozy but you hear ...

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Handlery Union Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 351 Geary St, San Francisco
4.0/5 (4,772 reviews)
$139/ night for 2 guests

I like the location and the pool in the warmer months. This trip we were going for the most economical way. We good a good price using Expedia points for a double room. The view was not much but the room rate was great.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 495 Jefferson St, San Francisco
4.6/5 (6,466 reviews)
$188/ night for 2 guests

Clean, staff are friendly ,amenities good, didn’t like were my room is located , it was street leve I can hear hear people talking when they pass my room,l when garbage truck pick up garbage, was awakened by the noise of the garbage truck, can’t go back to sleep. Don’t have a good sleep,that part ...

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
The Andrews Hotel
The Andrews Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 624 Post St, San Francisco
3.8/5 (1,658 reviews)
$119/ night for 2 guests

Property old and unique fun . But they control the heat from down stairs . Not good in the winter, they turn it off . Can’t brush your teeth in the sink they have a shelf over it .

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019
Huntington Hotel
Huntington Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 1075 California St, San Francisco
4.6/5 (1,783 reviews)
$225/ night for 2 guests

Cutest little hotel, great amenities and the staff was nothing short of perfection. We especially loved Cornelius.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2019
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5.0 524 Sutter Street, San Francisco
3.9/5 (2,270 reviews)
$127/ night for 2 guests

Location was perfect, close to activities and many modes of transportation; room was clean and updated; staff was helpful and kind; all for a fair price. Always remember where your traveling to, SF is an old funky city with lots of character and lots of characters.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019
White Swan Inn
White Swan Inn
3.5 out of 5.0 845 Bush St, San Francisco
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (937 reviews)
$169/ night for 2 guests

The property is old but beautifully maintained and decorated. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The refrigerator is stocked with complimentary water and sodas. There are robes in each room for your use. There is a wine reception in the evening, breakfast in the morning, and homemade cookies. ...

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 495 Geary St, San Francisco
4.1/5 (3,990 reviews)
$159/ night for 2 guests

Perfect location! Great staff! Nice rooms. Love the big mirrors in the room

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
Cornell Hotel de France
Cornell Hotel de France
3.5 out of 5.0 715 Bush St, San Francisco
4.2/5 (1,283 reviews)
$148/ night for 2 guests

This is a very creative and comfortable hotel in a great location. Our room was small but immaculate. The restaurant onsite has fantastic food. Hotel staff were fabulous.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2019
King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 334 Mason Street, San Francisco
3.8/5 (2,318 reviews)
$149/ night for 2 guests

Price was very reasonable for a Saturday night in San Francisco. Hotel does not have a workout room. I would have liked a gym or access to a gym.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 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 59948 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 681 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to choose from. Rates on these San Francisco historic hotels range from $79 to $230. 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.