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San Francisco Hotels - A Historic City by the Bay

San Francisco is the little big city by the bay, rich with history. This 47 square mile metropolis was the hub of the California Gold Rush, the Haight-Ashbury peace revolution, and houses a plethora of noteworthy architectural structures including classic Victorians and the Golden Gate Bridge. Explore iconic destinations such as Fisherman’s Wharf on the famous cable cars, take a ferry to Alcatraz Island and tour the notorious Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.

A City of Art and Culture

Art lovers can rejoice in a variety of museums spread throughout the city, including The Legion of Honor, de Young, Asian Art Museum, and the newly renovated San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Catch a concert at one of many famous venues including the Fillmore, see the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Opera, or the San Francisco Symphony. In addition to fine arts, San Francisco has a dynamic culinary and bar scene, with eateries that continue to make Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants lists year after year.

Where Can I Book a San Francisco Hotel?

There is so much to discover in San Francisco, and Skyscanner is here to help you select the best accommodations for your stay! Easily sort listings by price, stars, amenities, hotel brands and more to find the perfect hotel for your individual needs.

Where are San Francisco hotels located?

The majority of the hotels in San Francisco are located on Market Street in the city’s Downtown area. This bustling, central location provides easy access to Union Square, Westfield Mall, several public transportation options, taxis, and ridesharing services such and Uber and Lyft. Want to stay by the water? Holiday Inn, Sheraton and Best Western offer hotels located in Fisherman’s Wharf. Hotel Vitale, Harbor Court Hotel, and Hotel Griffon are waterside, located further south on the Embarcadero by The Ferry Building.

How much do hotels in San Francisco cost?

On average, standard hotel rooms in San Francisco are approximately $200-$300 a night, with options familiar favorites including Marriott, Hyatt, and Westin. Upscale hotels can run from $300-$500 a night, with the most luxurious suites costing around $1000 a night.

Are there unique boutique hotels in San Francisco?

The Phoenix Hotel in the heart of the Tenderloin is a funky destination that’s been a favorite for rock stars throughout the ages. Free parking, heated outdoor pool, and the craft cocktail bar Chambers located in the lobby make this a memorable get-away for adventure seekers. For those who desire an upscale boutique feel, check out The Metro Hotel, Argonaut Hotel, and Hotel Zetta (all 4-star hotels).

Can I find 5 star hotels in San Francisco?

Absolutely! There are a variety of 5-star hotels to choose from; The Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, Fairmont, The St. Regis, and Taj Campton to name a few. Perhaps the most luxe of the bunch, The Fairmont Heritage Place at Ghirardelli Square offers one to three bedroom suites that include a living room, gourmet kitchen, dining room, fireplace, and washer and dryers. The business center and an outdoor fire pit terrace makes this hotel a one stop shop for those looking to work and play.

Can I find hotels for families in San Francisco?

Many of the hotels listed above are well suited for families (although certain areas like the Tenderloin and Union Square are noisy), and offer amenities such as complimentary cribs, stowaway beds, and babysitting services. One standout is Omni San Francisco, where kids receive a backpack filled with games and goodies, including milk and cookies delivered to their room on the first evening.