Best Hotels in San Francisco

Best Hotels in San Francisco with a View

Fairmont San Francisco

Regarding the best hotels in San Francisco, our experts’ list has to start with the 5-star Fairmont Hotel.

This world-renowned property is a synonym for elegance, class, and hospitality.

It provides a wide array of guest rooms, suites, and our personal favorite – a collection of legacy suites.

This last category includes oversized and luxurious Penthouse Suite, Fairmont Presidential Suite, and Diplomat Tony Bennett Suite.

Fairmont San Francisco is home to the Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar and to the Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar.

Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea and add a sophisticated touch to your trip to San Francisco.

Fairmont San Francisco provides a long list of services and amenities in order to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Meeting rooms, a fitness center, laundry services, and pet-friendly rooms – all of these and much more are available for the guests to enjoy.

Hotel Griffon

Another fantastic hotel in San Francisco with a view is the 3-star Hotel Griffon.

Enjoy the beautiful views and a wide selection of modern amenities.

The guests may dine at the on-site waterfront restaurant or opt for one of the many incredible options situated nearby.

Choose between standard queen and king rooms, city king, view king, accessible rooms, and executive suites.

All of the accommodation options are well-furnished and come with eco-friendly bath amenities, high-speed internet, and much more.

Thanks to the central location, Hotel Griffon is only a short walk from many important attractions.

In fact, places such as the San Francisco Railway Museum, Union Square, and Aquarium of the Bay are just minutes away.

Best Hotels in San Francisco Bay Area

Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf

Check out the 4-star Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf which has all it takes to make your stay in San Francisco relaxing and enjoyable.

Take advantage of their fantastic outdoor swimming pool or burn some calories at the on-site fitness center.

Start your day with a nice breakfast right at the hotel before exploring all the amazing attractions waiting for you in San Francisco.

Fisherman’s Wharf is an incredibly vibrant neighborhood of the city and offers a variety of entertainment and dining options.

Some of the fun spots located nearby Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel include Pier 39, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum and Musée Mécanique.

Oceano Hotel and Spa Half Moon Bay Harbor

If you’re planning a relaxing vacation in San Francisco you should take a look at the Oceano Hotel and Spa Half Moon Bay Harbor.

This 4-star property is home to elegantly-furnished suites and villas where you can take a break from everyday life.

For a family vacation, we recommend looking into the spacious Oceano Grand Villa that comes with 2 separate bedrooms.

When you’re not spending time in your room make sure to visit the on-site spa.

Treat yourself to a relaxing deep tissue massage, milk, and honey bath, or to a rejuvenating facial treatment.

Other facilities for the guests to enjoy include the Oceano Bar & Grill, a fitness center with a glass skylight, private parking, and meeting rooms.

Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

When it comes to the best hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area we can’t forget to mention the 4-star Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf.

The accommodation at this property includes modern rooms and suites complete with a wide selection of amenities.

Hyatt Centric is home to Brick & Beam restaurant which is a great place for breakfast and dinner.

For a quick snack or cold drinks, you can take advantage of the Market which is open 24 hours a day.

Apart from dining, the guests can also use the on-site fitness center, swimming pool, business services, and laundry facilities.

Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco is a pet-friendly hotel.

Cheap Hotels in San Francisco 

Grant Hotel

Our list of the best budget-friendly hotels in San Francisco starts with the Grant Hotel.

All single and double rooms are non-smoking and come with a private bathroom.

This 2-star structure offers complimentary high-speed internet and a 24-hour front desk.

Grant Hotel features a fantastic location, right in the iconic Union Square which means lots of great places to see are within easy reach on foot.

Well-known theaters such as Curran Theatre, or Geary Theater are situated close by.

Other attractions in the vicinity include the San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco Cable Car, and Coit Tower.

The iconic Golden Gate Bridge is located less than 4 miles from the Grant Hotel.

Club Quarters Hotel Embarcadero in San Francisco

Perfect for both, a relaxing vacation and a business trip, there is the Club Quarters Embarcadero Hotel in San Francisco.

This 4-star property provides modern rooms and suites and some of them can accommodate up to four guests.

If you’re planning a longer stay you might want to opt for one of the rooms complete with a kitchenette.

Studio apartments for those of you staying in San Francisco for 30 nights or more are also available.

Club Quarters Hotel Embarcadero is also home to a fitness center, meeting rooms, and to private parking.

Coventry Motor Inn

Featuring an excellent location in the picturesque Marina District there is the 3-star Coventry Motor Inn.

In fact, many fun attractions are situated only a 10-minute walk from this hotel.

Are you looking for a wide choice of shops and restaurants? The famous Ghirardelli Square is located nearby.

Other points of interest in the vicinity include the Exploratorium Museum, the Palace Of Fine Arts, and Mrs. Doubtfire’s House, just to name a few.

One of the most famous engineering wonders in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge is only 2.5 miles away.

The guest rooms at Coventry Motor Inn are spacious, non-smoking, and equipped with a wide selection of amenities.

HI San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Hostel

When it comes to the most affordable options in San Francisco we can’t miss the HI San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Hostel.

This centrally located hostel provides a variety of accommodations and facilities.

You can choose between twin rooms, family rooms, and standard queen rooms with shared bathrooms.

You can also opt for a bunk bed in mixed, male, or female-only rooms.

The guests at HI San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Hostel can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi, luggage storage, a picnic area, billiard tables, and a shared kitchen.

Best Hotels in San Francisco Downtown

InterContinental San Francisco

One of the best hotels in San Francisco Downtown is the iconic InterContinental.

Featuring an amazing location, right in the heart of the city, this property has all it takes to make your stay a memorable one.

Choose between a wide range of standard rooms, executive rooms, and suites.

The on-site restaurant, Luce offers a unique culinary experience and an elegant ambiance.

Bar 888 is an excellent spot for a high-quality glass of wine or a sophisticated cocktail.

InterContinental San Francisco provides a broad array of luxury services and facilities.

Concierge services, turndown services, a swimming pool, a business center, and a fitness center are only some of them.

The central location of InterContinental means the most important places to see in San Francisco are just steps away.

The iconic Union Square is just around the corner, while Pier 39 and Coit Tower are less than 2 miles away.

Warwick San Francisco

A 4-star property, Warwick is another interesting hotel to consider when planning a trip to San Francisco.

The luxurious rooms offer a peaceful ambiance for a truly relaxing and enjoyable stay.

Those of you looking for an upscale experience may want to consider booking one of the suites.

There is the spacious, European-inspired Loft Fireplace Suite, Balcony Suite, and the Balcony Junior. Suite just to name a few.

The guests at Warwick San Francisco can enjoy in-room dining, have dinner at BOTA Restaurant or spend an evening at the European bar and lounge.

When you’re not relaxing in the privacy of your own room, endless entertainment options are waiting for you just around the corner.

In fact, Warwick Hotel is surrounded by theaters, beaches, and other numerous tourist attractions.

The Clift Royal Sonesta San Francisco

Looking for a luxurious hotel in Downtown San Francisco? Check out the 4-star Clift Royal Sonesta!

The guest rooms are elegant and well-furnished and some can accommodate up to four people.

Make sure to also take a look at the opulent suites and the 1,700 sq. ft private apartment.

The Clift Royal Sonesta San Francisco is also an excellent option for a business meeting or an important event.

The on-site facilities include a fitness center, a mini bar, the Redwood Room restaurant, and the Fredericks eatery and café.

One of the things that make this property stand out is its bee sanctuary located on the roof.

Hotel Nikko San Francisco

A broad range of luxurious rooms is waiting for you at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco.

The guests can enjoy a variety of dining options, from in-room dining to sophisticated restaurants.

There is the Japanese restaurant – Anzu, Kanpai Lounge, and Feinstein’s at the Nikko – ideal for a night out filled with music.

The rooms and suites feature modern amenities such as a music docking sound system, flat-screen TV, spacious in-room safe, and much more.

This 5-star hotel is also home to an indoor pool with a whirlpool spa, and to a well-equipped health club.

As a pet-friendly property, Hotel Nikko provides rooms, amenities, a fantastic Pet Terrace, and packages specifically designed for your four-legged furry friends.

Hotel Zetta San Francisco

Let’s take a look at another 4-star hotel in Downtown San Francisco.

Accommodation options at Hotel Zetta include superior, deluxe, and premier studio king rooms.

Accessible rooms with roll-in showers are also available.

For a luxurious and one-of-a-kind experience consider booking the 800 ft2 Zetta Suite.

When it comes to bars and restaurants, Hotel Zetta offers three on-site options, apart from the in-room dining.

There is the Cavalier restaurant, Marianne’s Bar, and the S&R Lounge.

Make your stay in San Francisco as relaxing as possible thanks to the Spa services available.

Enjoy a rejuvenating body treatment or a calming massage from the privacy of your own room.

St. Regis San Francisco

The 5-star St. Regis is such an iconic property and one of the best hotels in San Francisco.

It offers a wide array of superior, deluxe, and executive guest rooms, some of which with butler service.

The presidential suite at St. Regis definitely deserves some extra attention with its stunning views of the city and suburb furnishing.

The property is also an excellent location for a fun night out thanks to the on-site St. Regis Bar, well-known for its Bloody Mary cocktails.

Thanks to the central location, the guests staying at St. Regis San Francisco can reach many of the city’s top attractions on foot.

The Oracle Park, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Union Square are all located just minutes away from this structure.

Best Hotels in San Francisco Union Square

San Francisco Marriott Marquis Union Square

Our list of the best hotels in San Francisco in Union Square starts with the 4-star Marriott Marquis.

Featuring modern guest rooms and suites, this hotel is a great solution for leisure vacations and for business trips alike.

When you’re not taking advantage of the culinary scene of San Francisco you can choose one of the options available on-site.

The guests can enjoy B55 Craft House & Kitchen and the View Lounge, or buy quick snacks at the Mission Street Pantry.

When it comes to facilities, this structure provides a modern fitness center, dry cleaning service, and on-site parking, just to name a few.

Handlery Union Square Hotel 

Cozy, well-furnished rooms and modern amenities are waiting for you at the Handlery Union Square Hotel.

This charming, 3-star hotel is home to 377 rooms and suites where you can relax after a long day of sightseeing in the city.

We fell in love with the Rooftop Garden Suite with a private patio and a spacious family suite that accommodates up to 5 people.

One of the highlights of this hotel is without a doubt the delightful heated outdoor pool, complete with poolside loungers and tables.

Get some work done at the on-site business center before relaxing at the sauna or planning a day full of adventures with the help of concierge services.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square

A 4-star property, Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square is another attention-worthy position on our experts’ selection of the best hotels in San Francisco.

Get your day started with a mouth-watering breakfast at the OneUP Restaurant.

Relax at the OneUP Lounge and get your tea, coffee, or an afternoon snack at the on-site Market.

The classy rooms and suites at Grand Hyatt come with modern amenities and all feature a bathtub and shower.

If you’re craving a luxurious experience consider booking one of the suites.

Take in the spectacular views of the city from the Executive Suite located on the 26th floor or higher.

Other options include the Deluxe Suite, VIP Suite, and Luxury Suite.

JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Our experts love the modern accommodations and facilities available at JW Marriott in San Francisco Union Square.

The bright and air-conditioned rooms feature a coffee and tea maker, a TV, a desk, ironing facilities, and a marble bathroom.

The most luxurious option at JW Marriott at Union Square is the 135 sqm Presidential Suite.

It comes with two bathrooms, a separate living area, a dining area, and a butler and turndown service.

The on-site Level III Restaurant is a great spot for breakfast and dinner.

This 4-star property is a pet-friendly hotel and accepts pets up to 25 lbs at an additional fee.

Hilton San Francisco Union Square 

Let’s explore another good hotel located in central San Francisco, the 4-star Hilton.

Not many hotels in the city offer such stunning views as those you’ll enjoy at their Cityscape Lounge.

Enjoy delicious cocktails while admiring the breathtaking skyline from the 46th floor.

When it comes to food and drinks, guests at Hilton can also take advantage of the grab-n-go market, Herb N’ Kitchen.

There is also the Lobby Bar and the Poached where your daily breakfast is served.

Hilton San Francisco Union Square is also home to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center, and modern meeting rooms.

Hotel Zelos San Francisco 

A 4-star property, Hotel Zelos provides a wide selection of guestrooms and suites.

If you want to enjoy a truly relaxing stay, consider booking the Luxury Spa King Room with a Fuji soaking tub.

Thanks to the central location, you’ll be able to enjoy an endless choice of bars and restaurants located close by.

Those of you, however, who wish to dine on-site can reserve a table at the Dirty Habit Restaurant, open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Other facilities available at Hotel Zelos include a fitness center, pet-friendly services and amenities, and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Some attractions available in the vicinity are the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Transamerica Pyramid, and the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square 

Our list of the best hotels in San Francisco wouldn’t be complete without the 4-star Westin St. Francis on Union Square.

Wonderful location, elegant rooms, and modern amenities are only a few of a long list of things you can expect at this hotel.

We absolutely have to mention the iconic suites such as the Golden Gate Suite, Chairman Suite, and Windsor Suite.

The Westin St. Francis is also home to quite a few interesting bars and restaurants.

Guests can enjoy drinks and food at the Café Rito, Clock Bar, Oak Room, ENO Wine Bar, and also Chateau Montelena Tasting Room.

Stay in shape during your trip to San Francisco thanks to the spacious on-site fitness center.

Best Hotels at San Francisco Airport

Grand Hyatt at SFO 

Moving to the best hotels near San Francisco Airport, there is the 4-star Grand Hyatt at SFO.

Located less than half a mile from the airport, this property is home to 351 elegant rooms and suites.

The guests can enjoy 24-hour in-room dining service, get some snacks at the on-site Twin Crafts Market or dine at the restaurant.

Make sure to check out the Quail + Crane restaurant open for breakfast and dinner and also the Twin Crafts Bar, ideal for after-dinner drinks.

Grand Hyatt at SFO provides a wide range of modern facilities as well. In fact, it provides meeting facilities, electric vehicle charging, and a fitness center.

SFO Airport Hotel, El Rancho Inn BW Signature Collection 

Let’s take a look at another interesting hotel near San Francisco Airport, the 3-star SFO Airport Hotel, El Rancho Inn BW Signature Collection.

It is situated less than a mile from the airport and offers modern amenities and cozy guest rooms.

This property is home to an outdoor swimming pool, a whirlpool spa, laundry facilities, parking, and a fitness center.

There is a restaurant as well where you can start your day with a nice breakfast before catching your next flight or exploring the city.

When it comes to accommodation, you may choose between well-equipped king and queen rooms.

Hotel Aura SFO Airport 

The next property on our list of the best hotels in San Francisco is the 3-star Hotel Aura SFO Airport.

Thanks to the free airport shuttle service provided by the hotel your travel experience will be so much easier and more pleasant.

Queen and king rooms available are designed to accommodate two or four guests and feature a long list of amenities.

The guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast, high-speed internet, and a 24-hour front desk ready to assist them.

Thanks to a business center and fast Wi-Fi you’ll be able to work remotely and catch up on your emails.

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

Another attention-worthy hotel near San Francisco Airport is the 4-star San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.

Located a short drive from SFO, this property provides modern rooms and a wide array of amenities.

The guests can enjoy great food and drinks at the on-site Starbucks, Flights View Lounge, and the exclusive M Club.

There are also multiple dining options available nearby the hotel.

Accommodation options include spacious standard rooms, rooms with a view, suites, and executive studio suites.

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront provides free Wi-Fi, laundry services, meeting space, and also a complimentary shuttle service.

The Dylan Hotel at SFO

If you’re looking for a charming boutique hotel near the airport, take a look at the Dylan Hotel at SFO.

This 3-star structure is home to 58 non-smoking rooms, equipped with all that is needed for a pleasant stay.

Some amenities include a flat-screen TV, a small working area, ironing facilities, and Wi-Fi.

This is a pet-friendly hotel so those of you traveling with a small dog should contact the hotel for more info regarding policies and additional fees.

The Millbrae BART station is located only steps away from this hotel which means you’ll be able to explore the city easily.

Aloft San Francisco Airport 

Aloft San Francisco Airport is a 4-star hotel in a contemporary style, located just minutes from SFA.

It features modern rooms and suites with amenities such as a mini-refrigerator, a desk, a flat-screen TV, an iron and ironing board, high-speed Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and much more.

Some of the rooms come with a private patio.

Aloft San Francisco Airport is also home to a fitness center and indoor pool where you can relax after a long flight.

The dining options available on-site include the W XYZ® bar and the 24/7 Re:fuel, located in the lobby.

Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South

Featuring cozy rooms, free hot breakfast, and free Wi-Fi there is the Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco-Burlingame-Airport South.

This 3-star hotel is a perfect solution for anyone who needs to stay close to the airport.

The on-site amenities such as free parking, connecting rooms, and a fitness center will make your experience there even more pleasant and relaxing. If you’re planning a longer stay consider booking the studio suite.

It comes with a small kitchenette, a sofa bed, and a long list of in-room amenities.

The guests can also buy snacks and drinks at the on-site market.

Gateway Inn and Suites San Francisco SFO Airport 

Situated in San Bruno, California, there is the 3-star Gateway Inn and Suites San Francisco SFO Airport.

Find a perfect room among many great options available at this property.

Check out their king guest room, ideal for two, or the double room, perfect for four people.

Have a look at the California King Jacuzzi Suite which features a private jacuzzi and can accommodate up to 3 guests.

The SFO is only 1.5 miles away from this hotel while the nearest BART Station is less than a mile away.

The city’s top attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge or Pier 39 are about a 30-minute drive from Gateway Inn and Suites.

Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno /SF Intl Arpt West 

When it comes to 3-star hotels near San Francisco Airport we can’t miss the Super 8 by Wyndham San Bruno /SF Intl Arpt West.

This eco-friendly property provides the guests with a free airport shuttle while the check-in process has never been easier thanks to the mobile check-in.

Need to get some work done while in San Francisco? Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and a business center.

For any questions regarding the city or your stay head to the 24-hour reception desk.

Some of the rooms come with two queen or king beds which makes them a perfect option for a family trip.