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Hotel Whitcomb

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (3,210 reviews)
Historic hotel, centrally locatedThe staff at Hotel Whitcomb were helpful when I had a problem with a reservation. It's a beautiful historic hotel. It is conveniently located next to a BART/MUNI station. There are homeless people nearby the station and hotel, but that's the reality of San Francisco.
  Oct 17, 2017

$149

$149
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,836 reviews)
Excellent hotel for first time in San Francisco as handy for shops and tour bus locations as well as car hire. Came also on recommendation which I would pass on.
  Oct 17, 2017

$249

$249
Fairmont San Francisco

Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,068 reviews)
We had a fantastic weekend at the Fairmont. I was impressed with the ability to text the concierge and customer service for any needs.
  Oct 13, 2017

$254

$254
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,544 reviews)
Wonderful hotel in a great location! By far one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Great service, spotless rooms, and terrific dining choices - all in a truly beautiful building.
  Oct 12, 2017

$235

$235
San Remo Hotel

San Remo Hotel

2237 Mason Street, San Francisco
2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (530 reviews)
Problems which were fixed, so OKOverall the stay was fine. Great location close to Fishermans Wharf, also we walked to Union Square and back again easily. Upon returning home to NZ I found that the hold on my credit card for the key deposit had in fact been debited from my account along with the cost of 3 nights accommodation (for ...
  Oct 14, 2017

$109

$109
Handlery Union Square Hotel

Handlery Union Square Hotel

351 Geary St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,598 reviews)
The hotel is in a great location. I stayed two nights and it was fine, we had no issues. Beds were good, room was clean.
  Oct 11, 2017

$179

$179
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

433 Powell St, San Francisco
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,170 reviews)
Lovely hotel...great location!!We travelled from Ontario Canada to San Francisco and stayed at the Chancellor Hotel from Sept 17-22nd. All hotel staff we encountered were incredibly friendly, helpful and approachable. Special thanks to Annie & Mike, Harris, Kendal and Alicia for all of their help during our stay. It is an older ...
  Oct 17, 2017

$233

$233
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

450 Powell Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,583 reviews)
All good. People were nice and friendly. Comfortable room. Good price. Good television
  Oct 17, 2017

$200

$200
Queen Anne Hotel

Queen Anne Hotel

1590 Sutter St, San Francisco
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (346 reviews)
Quaint hotelStaff was very pleasant. Nice walking distance from restaurants and the Wharf.
  Oct 17, 2017

$219

$219
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

495 Jefferson St, San Francisco
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (2,964 reviews)
Fantastic!Perfect location, staff was accommodating in every way. Beautiful decor, without being overly "fancy". High end but comfortable. Traveled with 2 teenage kids and they loved it. Room was large by SF standards, very clean and quiet. Windows opened out onto a courtyard where a small marine quartet played ...
  Oct 14, 2017

$255

$255
Hotel Majestic

Hotel Majestic

1500 Sutter St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (613 reviews)
Charming older hotel.I stay at the Majestic often when in San Francisco. I love the quaintness and it is usually a very good value.
  Oct 11, 2017

$143

$143
InterContinental Mark Hopkins

InterContinental Mark Hopkins

999 California Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (664 reviews)
Memories of my ParentsMy WWII parents stayed at the Mark Hopkins in 1947 when my war bride mother arrived from Sydney, Australia. I had always wished to see for myself the inside of this hotel. It was charming, and the staff very helpful. George, the concierge, was especially helpful.
  Oct 2, 2017

$206

$206
Cornell Hotel de France

Cornell Hotel de France

715 Bush St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (304 reviews)
San Fran experienceGreat location when visiting San Francisco. The staff was so nice and will go out of their way for anything your need. The rooms are very charming. I am from the midwest and was surprised with no air conditioning. It does get a little warm,humid even with the windows open. The fans helped. Great ...
  Oct 16, 2017

$162

$162
The Grove Inn

The Grove Inn

890 Grove Street, San Francisco
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (41 reviews)
Nice central location in a residential neighborhooThe very friendly staff checked in with me prior to arrival to see when I might be arriving, invited me to joint he continental breakfast even if my room was not yet ready that morning, allowed me to store my backpack in the lobby area until I could properly check in and also the next day when I ...
  Oct 9, 2017

$165

$165
Monte Cristo Inn

Monte Cristo Inn

600 Presidio Avenue, San Francisco
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (65 reviews)
I loved this bed n breakfast! So unique! It is from the late 1870's and has such character with beautiful antiques! And the bathroom has been remodeled just gorgeous! The morning breakfast was delicious with eggplant quiche on the Sunday we were there! Staff was so great!
  Oct 3, 2017

$237

$237
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection

The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection

524 Sutter Street, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,053 reviews)
Great location!The staff were great and the location is unbeatable, nearby Union Square. The hotel lobby needs some renovations because looks outdated but the rooms are comfortable and clean.
  Oct 16, 2017

$229

$229
King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel

King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel

334 Mason Street, San Francisco
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,363 reviews)
Excellent Stay in Great LocationThe hotel is in an excellent location. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are small but clean, and the beds are very comfortable. Room was not on the street side, so there was no noise problem. Although the hotel is older, I highly recommend this quaint, boutique hotel.
  Oct 4, 2017

$205

$205
Clift

Clift

495 Geary St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,457 reviews)
Upgrade the rooms Rooms are old. Please upgrade them. Shower had no water pressure and water was like warm. Staff were nice. No pantry or shops to buy water. Honor bar that very expensive.
  Oct 17, 2017

$191

$191
Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square

Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square

900 N Point Street, San Francisco
5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (86 reviews)
Beautiful Hotel, great location, fantastic staffWe had a great stay. The unit and ammenities were perfect for our family. We stayed for 4 nights and 4 days. The location was amazing and was close to a ton of food etc. There was a small issue with the fire alarm going off in the morning. We casually mentioned that it was an inconvenience to the ...
  Oct 3, 2017

$524

$524
Marina Motel

Marina Motel

2576 Lombard Street, San Francisco
2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (68 reviews)
Great little motel for the money. Easy to get to. Felt very safe for two women traveling alone. Private parking garage under rooms a major plus. The rooms are upstairs. Beds are very comfortable. Great windows offer air flow. The bathroom is old but very nicely updated. The little courtyard is gorgeous with blooming flowers. The ...
  Sep 19, 2017

$217

$217
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Historic San Francisco Hotels Information

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While we can’t offer you the same hotel rates of yesteryear, we can present you with the lowest prices on the market today. Thanks to our great prices, you can confidentially book classic historic San Francisco hotels knowing you won’t find a better discount elsewhere. Whether you’re a history buff wanting to brush up on your facts or a jetsetter looking for a famous place to rest, browse our selection of historic San Francisco hotels. Make your reservations today and put the cash you saved toward stocking up on antique souvenirs, artifacts, and artwork.