Beautiful day, beautiful site in San Francisco. This stately row of Victorian houses sits in San Francisco and is known as The Painted Ladies. They are majestic, beautiful, and well worth the time I stood here taking the photo. I waited on the light to dissipate, the crowds to thin, and the city lights of San Francisco to come on to make a nice backdrop. All in all, a good use of my time I must admit! From http://nomadicpursuits.com/ Fog starts to creep in over the most iconic image of San Francisco. #StunningStructures Nice view A nice spot to shoot photo, this angle was very popular everyone seems to enjoy coming back to hang out and to photographing A view that never gets old, the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't just take a picture, take a walk across the bridge... #Bestof5 #StunningStructures A definite highlight of San Francisco and a must visit landmark is the Golden Gate Bridge.  The bridge was the longest suspension bridge span in the world when completed in 1937. It no longer holds that title today however the bridge is still one of the most iconic and beautiful bridges in America and it's pretty damn impressive when you see it in person. 
Fog covered the bridge for most of the time we were in San Francisco and the morning I shot this was no exception.  This shot was taken from Marshall's Beach on the city side of the bridge.  The low tide exposed the seaweed covered rocks and also allowed me to get closer to the bridge to capture the fog picking up a nice shade of pink just before sunrise. 
#weekendgetaway #hiking #colorful #sanfrancisco #goldengatebridge Stop by Jax's SoMa wine bar for an awesome happy hour. $20 mixed flights and #Delicious $12 cheese boards in a beautiful venue that will have you thinking you're in Napa, where the vintages are grown and bottled. Cute painted VW bus ready for a #roadtrip parked outside of Mission Delores Park. Walk around the streets surrounding the park for more cute and quaint sights! An essential stop on any adult trip to SF. Bring a blanket and some beers if you plan on hanging out for a while - the blanket will protect against the trash-covered lawn and the beers go unregulated here! If you get tired of smelling weed in the air, head down the street to the famous Bi-Rite creamery for a scoop of honey lavender or earl grey tea ice cream! Taken March 2015. The GGB is amazing in all light and weather. Best place I ever lived. Get there for a great wander!
#colorful The one & only Golden Gate bridge! Bay bridge viewed at pier 14 of San Francisco, the blue hour moment after sunset was amazing Best lunch spot in SoMa, regardless the weather or your mood. They have enough variety to justify a grilled cheese at any time. I tried one with a Greek olive tapenade and followed it with an amazing mango lemonade. Sit on the patio on a sunny day for great people watching! Golden gate bridge from the coastal trail. #waterlust Golden Gate Really neat architecture at SFMOMA and it's awesome gift shop. Stop by for some design-conscious gifts and mementos in a city otherwise overrun with tacky tourist trinkets. Beautiful Victorian town homes near Haight Ashbury line the streets. According to National Geographic Traveler guide book, residents of the streets painted their houses different colors during renovations that kept up the spirit of the '60s. #architecture #roadtrip #blue #red Spring in San Francisco as seen from the beautiful Marshall's beach.
#adventure #travel #spring #colorful #beautifulplaces #blue #california #goldengatebridge #nature #hiking #BestOf5 A relaxing place in San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge engulfed in fog. #troveon Rusty and Golden The crowning achievement of a first timer's visit to San Francisco is to capture a decent photo of the bridge unobscured by the ubiquitous fog. Travelers' tip; if, at anytime on your venture you see the bridge free and clear, regardless of your intended destination, stop and snap some pics. The opportunity may not present itself again before the trip back home.
Bridge fun fact; 19 men had the dubious distinction of being members of the Half Way to Hell Club. The only prerequisite for membership is to have fallen off the bridge during its construction and get saved by the safety net below, suspending you Blue bottle is an SF classic. They have great coffee, a decent breakfast menu and the whole place looks like a laboratory. Go to the one in Mint Plaza for actual seating (many Blue Bottles are kiosks or attached to office lobbies).
Sorry Stumptown. Makes me think of Tony Bennett every time I see this.
'little cable cars, climbing halfway to the stars...' There are lots of really awesome art installations, murals, and street art-covered buildings in the area around California College of the Arts' SF location in the Mission. Stop by nearby Coffee Bar for a Thai iced coffee and great hipster watching. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, linking San Francisco and Oakland via Yerba Buena Island on a rainy winter day. The Bay Bridge isn't as beautiful, or as photographed, as the Golden Gate Bridge, but it's every bit as much a wonder of early twentieth-century engineering. It opened to traffic in 1936. Its eastern span, between the island and Oakland, was recently replaced. Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach. One of my favorite spots in the park. 4x5 large format film, fuji velvia 50. #waterlust The Golden Gate Bridge by night, with part of downtown San Francisco visible in the background at far left. I love how the lights on the towers illuminate the fog giving it a beautiful colour! Alcatraz at Night.
The Alcatraz Night Tour is a unique program limited to just a few hundred visitors per evening that includes special programs, tours and activities not offered during the day. Be sure to bicycle across this iconic bridge the next time you're in San Francisco! Dress warm, it can get cold. Complete east coast fellow. Until I went out west. Now I'm just stuck in the middle. Strange head sculpture in the park. There are two... The other one rests on it's own ear. Would love to know more about this cool piece. I also apologize for not being able to specify the exact location Sunset surfing under one of the worlds most iconic structures! Serious skill just to get out to the break and the rocks don't look too forgiving if you get caught, but what a spot! We rented bikes from the marina and took in the beautiful views and weather on our cycle down to the bridge. #TroverDetour from last week while on a trip with my friend and my mother who had lived in the Bay Area for a period of time. She said she knew the best place in San Francisco to watch the sunset and turns out she was right! We made it just in time to catch a beautiful view from the top of a huge cliff and got to snap a couple of great shots. The Palace of Fine Arts-I actually screamed with excitement when I saw it lit up at night. Built in 1915, it's a marvelous piece of #architecture that now hosts concerts, art shows, and weddings in San Francisco. #roadtrip Sunrise #AquaTrove Love it when little critters pose for me... :)
Springtime @ Japanese botanical gardens in San Francisco...
#SpringFun A rare day with all blue skies above the bay! The beautiful Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco . At 746 feet this beautiful suspensions bridge stared to e built in 1933 and took 4 years to complete . The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the U.S. city of San Francisco, on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County, bridging both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States. It has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The Frommers travel guide considers the Golden Gate Bridge I'm sure this bridge will be again part of the route, and a beauty even another 25 years later... Biking the bay in San Fransisco I love taking pictures Golden Gate Bridge. At 850 ft (260 m) the transamerica pyramid is the tallest skyscraper in San Francisco. 600 Montgomery street. Grab a cup of joe in north beach and admire this incredible superstructure. We spent the day at the Palace......
(I absolutely love this place)
Free to the public.
Beautiful way to spend a leisurely afternoon.
Built in 1915 for the Panama Pacific Exposition.
#weekend getaway More jellies. So fantastic and majestic 💞 The monkey zoetrope! First seen at burningman 2013, now in SF. Japanese Tea Gardens @ San Francisco I'm buying whatever they are selling What does it feel like drink from a toilet bowl? This is just one of hundreds of mind-bending experiential exhibits at the brand new Exploratorium. We spent 4 hours, and never tired of the fun. So well designed, creative, and well built. Check it! The oldest public Japanese garden in the United States, located in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. #green High fives for independent record stores! Amoeba Music is super cool—inside and out! Academy of Science.... Great way to spend a rainy day in the city #jellyfish While on a bus tour, we went over the Golden Gate Bridge in Sanfrancisco. Glad I was sitting in front. An angled view of the Painted Ladies in San Francisco
#Blue #bestof5 Awesome house ! “La Isla de los Alcatraces” which translates from Spanish into “The Island of the Pelicans.” From a lighthouse, to munitions storage, to a prison for Confederate sympathizers and rebellious Hopi Indians, to a federal prison, to aboriginal occupation, to a national park and tourist attraction, there's a lot of history on this little rock. Grace Cathedral sits atop Nob Hill in San Francisco, and is well worth a visit, if just to gaze at the fabulous interior. I recommend arriving early, so you can catch it empty first thing in the morning. That allows you to get shots without wayward tourists in the frame. I also recommend that after getting the straight-up-the-aisle-shot that we all take in every church, wander a bit and look for different and interesting angles. There's a lot to be had here! California, Golden Gate Bridge in the background. A beautiful spot. I was able to take public transportation out to Baker Beach, which was deserted, and get some great shots of the bridge. I'm not sure if the beach was empty because the weather was a little overcast, or because most people go to South Vista Point. FYI, Baker Beach is apparently a nude beach, but don't let that stop you from getting some great photos! ;) How do you stop cars from careening down a 27% grade? Well, you cram eight hairpin turns into a 600ft block. If you'd like to drive the crookedest street in the world, it's best to be the early bird. I drove down it in the morning without a single car nearby. I returned in the evening by foot to take pictures and there was a cop directing traffic and quite a queue of cars. The San Francisco City hall ceiling in disco mode for a TEDMED party. Perfect unusual weather for winter in SF Just a fantastic bridge. Just a fine place for a nap! Pier 39, I think. I was pleasantly surprised at all the wildlife we encountered in San Francisco. Step aside from the hustle and bustle of busy SoMa in this tiny and adorable neighborhood park. Complete with playground, grassy field, tall trees and cute houses, this spot will have you putting down your phone and forgetting about the world for a bit. #sunny day #Colorful #Architecture. #StunningStructures Photo Sweepstakes
#roadtrip # golden gate bridge #san francisco The famous sea lions at Pier 39 barking, napping and striking various photogenic poses. A fun social observation is to stand back, watch the crowds and try to decide which group of creatures is more civil; the huddled mass of sea lions or the clamoring tourists jockeying for position with their selfie-sticks. A view of San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge hidden in the morning fog.
#BestOf5 Colorfully painted Victorian houses in the Haight District of California keep up the psychedelic vibe of the neighborhood.
Seen from Haight Street in San Francisco, near Ashbury Street.
http://rvluckyorwhat.com/2015/06/06/the-perfect-day-in-san-francisco/
#HaightAshbury
#SanFrancisco
#California
#USTravel
#city
#sunset
#Architecture
#colorful A foggy drive across the Golden Gate Bridge en route to Napa for the weekend! @lens4change Classic shot of an iconic landmark.
I know the Golden Gate Bridge is a symbol of the city of San Francisco, but I was surprised by how drawn I was to it! Got some great views on a cruise around the Bay.
#sanfrancisco
#california
Epic #Roadtrip Photos So beautiful Reflection. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the one-mile-wide, one-point-seven-mile-long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Whatever you might require when visiting Black Rock City, at least from an apparel perspective. This place is nuts, with an incredibly enthusiastic, and very helpful sales staff. Burn baby! If you're anything like me, you can be happy if you just spend several hours staring at houses around San Francisco. A View of the Golden Gate Bridge with the fog rolling in. #stunningstructures The famous Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Modern meets Old Once in a while the fog settles on the bridge like this and we have to take a detour on the way to work to enjoy the view and get a photo. Steep Streets in San Francisco! Warden quarters The fog was very heavy during our visit to San Francisco, but it made for a dramatic view of its famed bridge. The ocean crashing along the rocks only added to the drama of this photograph. What you can't see was how strong the winds were-I was almost blown off my feet! #beach #architecture #roadtrip #waterlust #beachbound #takeahike The city was bathed in hues of blue and brilliant sun light. A perfect day to stroll my city by the bay. Baker beach is a really cool spot to get great views of the golden gate bridge in San Francisco! It's not too crowded if you go early in the morning. 🤩 view #Red travel discoveries... Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco, CA The Presidio is a national park at the Golden Gate Bridge and a must-see San Francisco destination. Incredible Golden Gate views surrounded by nature trails, museums, history sites, art installations, and more. One if the many interesting structures in San Francisco. How do colors affect your mood? This is just one of hundreds of mind-bending experiential exhibits at the brand new Exploratorium. We spent 4 hours, and never tired of the fun. So well designed, creative, and well built. Check it! Russian hill moon light San Francisco City Hall is gorgeous! 2 blocks wide, Marilyn Monroe was married here. The dome is the 5th largest in the world! The most crooked street in the world! I stumbled upon this by accident after jumping off a cable car. Very touristy day.
I learned that the curves, gardens and switchbacks on this section of Lombard Street were installed as a traffic calming measure. The speed limit is 5 mph.
Epic #Roadtrip Photos
#sanfrancisco #california I can never get enough of this one.
It's probably San Francisco's most famous landmark.
I can also recommend the view from the Marin headlands. The most beautiful sunset in the brigde to bridge ferry
#goldenhour Good night from San Francisco. High tide waves breaking over the sea wall at Golden Gate Bridge. #latergram #waves #breaking #goldengatebridge #sanfrancisco #california #lifeatexpedia
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Get an overview of this hotelBoutique hotel in San Francisco's Marina District

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center

Marina district inn

Bordering the city's Cow Hollow and Marina districts, this cheerful hotel is three blocks from Fort Mason and Marina Green, a half-mile from the Presidio and the Exploratorium and within three miles from the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

Swim under the palms

This three-story hotel has a colorful splash pool in a courtyard with hammocks and towering palm trees; a complimentary breakfast is served poolside each morning.

A day at the beach

The 57 beach-house-style guestrooms are brightly painted and feature iPod docking stations and Lather soaps.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Del Sol has an outdoor splash pool and a courtyard with six-story palm trees strung with hammocks (hammocks are weather permitting). The hotel offers complimentary Continental breakfast, video library, a milk and cookie reception every afternoon, and free Internet connection. Children receive complimentary visors, beach balls, and sunglasses. Families can gather in the picnic area. Parking is available for a surcharge.

The hotel is about 3 blocks from both Union Street and Chestnut Street, which are lined with trendsetting boutiques, cafés, and restaurants.

  • Picnic area 
  • Library 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 57 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wedding services 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • DVD player 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Uno Pizzeria

Balboa Cafe

Beetlenut

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel has an outdoor splash pool, and guests receive discounted access to two nearby clubs: Gorilla Fitness, three blocks away, and 24-Hour Fitness, one mile from the hotel. Two miles away, the Presidio Golf Course is a public 18-hole course deep inside the city's verdant park near the Golden Gate Bridge. The course is lined with century-old eucalyptus and pine trees, and was originally reserved for use by the military. In 1995, the Presidio became a national park, and the golf course went public.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 10.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 30.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


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