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Top San Francisco Beach Hotel

Seal Cove Inn
3.5 out of 5
221 Cypress Ave, Moss Beach, CA
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The price is CA $324 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.8/5Exceptional! (216 reviews)

"Our time spent here was amazing! From the minute we walked in the door we were greeted warmly by Stacey. We were then served hot tea with local honey and two warm chocolate chip cookies made by Mary. Our time was spent in their tranquil garden and walking the gorgeous trails along the ocean cliffs ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

Seal Cove Inn
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3 out of 5
407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $208 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
4.7/5Exceptional! (712 reviews)

"The staff and ocean view were amazing ! Due to COVID breakfast was brought to us in the room! Bonus!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 5, 2020

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
3.5 out of 5
4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
The price is CA $305 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (628 reviews)

"We had a nice stay. It was nice waking up to the ocean outside the room. The staff was very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 14, 2020

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica
2.5 out of 5
519 Nick Gust Way, Pacifica, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $185 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (725 reviews)

"Staff was really and respectful the hotel was very quiet also and the beach is just right outside. I’ll be back soon."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 11, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $314 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.4/5Wonderful! (959 reviews)

"Rooms have living area with fireplace, very comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2020

Oceano Hotel and Spa
San Remo Hotel
2 out of 5
2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Fantastic unique hotel, lots of nice little touches like the free packets of raisins and morming coffee. Shared facilities, which was fine by us. The owners should be proud of this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 6, 2020

San Remo Hotel
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
2930 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $131 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.1/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"I liked that it was walking distance to the beach. My husband and I walked the beach had breakfast at a restaurant near by. I had a great time."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Quality Inn
Half Moon Bay Lodge
3 out of 5
2400 Cabrillo Hwy S, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $185 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.1/5Very Good! (948 reviews)

"We enjoyed the wood burning fireplace and vaulted ceilings."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 28, 2020

Half Moon Bay Lodge
Inn at Rockaway
2 out of 5
200 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
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The price is CA $150 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.1/5Very Good! (493 reviews)

"For the price, it should have included at least some sort of continental breakfast. The beds were very uncomfortable and the pillows were travel size. My room was not cleaned one day and the front desk thought giving me extra clean towels and having me bring them up to my room would be acceptable ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 5, 2020

Inn at Rockaway
Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
105 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $119 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4/5Very Good! (955 reviews)

"All in all, a fantastic getaway! There were a couple requests we needed to make, like a clean ice bucket, but the service and staff were all so incredible! Super friendly, very accommodating and made us feel like very valued guests. And I mean, every single person I interacted with was exceptional. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Kimpton Alton Hotel
3.5 out of 5
495 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA
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4/5Very Good! (1,293 reviews)

"The staff are very pleasant and helpful. Early check in and late check out was just a call away. Hotel was really close to the town you can walk around everywhere."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2020

Kimpton Alton Hotel
Coastside Inn
2 out of 5
230 S. Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $161 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.8/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Located near stores and restaurants. I enjoyed all the fluffy pillows on the bed. I would visit again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 21, 2020

Coastside Inn
Pacifica Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
525 Crespi Drive, Pacifica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $141 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.7/5Good! (982 reviews)

"Our room had an amazing view. We were able to walk out the slider right to the oarking lot and down to the beach. Staff was amazing allowing early check in. Very impressed with my stay."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 20, 2020

Pacifica Beach Hotel
Royal Pacific Motor Inn
2 out of 5
661 Broadway, San Francisco, CA
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3.6/5Good! (993 reviews)
Dated but very comfortable

"Check in was great very friendly and was really quick"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2020

Royal Pacific Motor Inn
SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
2 out of 5
4340 Judah St, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.5/5Good! (379 reviews)

"Very nice staff! Had no problems at the time of check in!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
Harbor View Inn
2 out of 5
51 Ave. Alhambra, Half Moon Bay, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $101 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.5/5Good! (602 reviews)

"Walkable to several places to eat and shop. Room a bit noisy due to near Highway 1."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Harbor View Inn
Mirage Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
2600 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $116 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.4/5Good! (648 reviews)

"I enjoyed my stay in my spacious and clean room here before catching an early flight at SFO. It was extremely clean and somewhat modern building that was staffed with friendly people."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 28, 2020

Mirage Inn and Suites
Rodeway Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
1234 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
3.2/5 (982 reviews)

"The room size was great the view an location to everything"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2020

Rodeway Inn and Suites
Hotel North Beach
2 out of 5
935 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $56 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3/5 (981 reviews)

"Very nicely maintained old hotel, nice but small rooms with plenty of bathrooms in the halls. Room had TV, large mini fridge and small microwave, plus sink, vanity, closet and small dresser. Bad points were no AC or ice machine and old spring mattresses should be upgraded. Location was awesome- Not ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2020

Hotel North Beach
Beach Motel
2 out of 5
4211 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $110 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
2.5/5 (524 reviews)

"Clean, quiet and comfortable. Great price! They also have their own parking lot. nice!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 6, 2020

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Beach Hotels in San Francisco

Known for its museums and theater, San Francisco offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With 332 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this vibrant destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in San Francisco, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Inn at Rockaway - 2-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Rockaway Beach. It features free WiFi, free parking, and satellite TV. Guests love the good location and overall value.

San Remo Hotel - 2-star hotel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and breakfast. This hotel boasts a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar.

Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay - 2.5-star motel near Naples Beach. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the overall value and spacious rooms.

Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn - 3.5-star luxury bed & breakfast on the beach. It features free WiFi, free parking, and free bike rentals. Guests love the beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Lighthouse Hotel - 3-star motel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and breakfast. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to San Francisco

If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

  • Hottest months: September, October, August, and July, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 46°F
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.81 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.19 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Francisco

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Mavericks or Baker Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area's museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like Lombard Street and Pier 39. Other things to see and do in the area are Palace of Fine Arts and Alcatraz Island. Visitors also enjoy San Francisco for its:
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco

Make your way to San Francisco with a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest major airport which is located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. Walk to nearby metro stations like Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Civic Center Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Francisco 4th and King Station, San Francisco 22nd Street Station, or San Francisco Bayshore Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is San Francisco like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its museums and theater, San Francisco offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in San Francisco?
Rodeway Inn and Suites is a top beach hotel offering free WiFi and free parking, located within a short 2-minute walk of Ocean Beach. Other good choices for your beach trip include Pacifica Beach Hotel and Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in San Francisco?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 305 hotels in San Francisco for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in San Francisco?
Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in San Francisco: The hottest months are usually September and October with an average temp of 61°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual precipitation for San Francisco is 23 inches.
What is there to see and do around San Francisco?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Baker Beach or Ocean Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area’s museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Orpheum Theater. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to San Francisco City Hall or Exploratorium.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in San Francisco?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in San Francisco with ease. To get to San Francisco, you can fly into San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), the closest major airport, which is located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop, Powell St & Post St Stop, and Powell St & O’Farrell St Stop.

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