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Top San Francisco Romantic Hotels

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3 out of 5
407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is CA $242 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (704 reviews)

"The whole experience was amazing! Staff and service was up to part loved it will definitely be back again beautiful quick get away , few steps from the beach fell asleep to the sound of the waves crashing down very soothing."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 9, 2020

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero
5 out of 5
222 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $561 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (786 reviews)

"We liked the view from room, but work out facility was closed during our stay and on site restaurant closed at 3pm the day of our stay. For family travel, I would chose another location next time."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2020

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero
Huntington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1075 California St, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $308 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"It was an amazing"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 3, 2020

Huntington Hotel

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Hotel Emblem San Francisco
4 out of 5
562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $223 per night from Sep 21 to Sep 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (458 reviews)

"The staff was friendly, and very thoughtful. A lot of stuff close by.. union Square was only 2 blocks away."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

Hotel Emblem San Francisco
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
4 out of 5
222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $308 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,714 reviews)

"Great staff and room was clean. The only thing not great was the room service, would lass on that next time"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2020

Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel
4.5 out of 5
495 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,882 reviews)
Perfect for a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf

"The hotel is in a great location near fisherman’s wharf, and has a beautiful lobby. The room itself was so-so, nicely decorated but could have been any generic hotel. We had a view of a side street which was fine. A downside was it was an incredibly far walk from the elevator to the room itself. ..."…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
5 out of 5
2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA
The price is CA $225 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 17
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,300 reviews)

"I had the place almost all to myself right before the Palace's tragic COVID shutdown. It was a bittersweet experience. The staff was incredibly helpful."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 1, 2020

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
5 out of 5
950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $302 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 25
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,534 reviews)
Holiday Wonderland!

"This is the most beautiful hotel I have ever seen for Christmas time. While visiting our kids in the city our stay was amazing. From the decorations, festive atmosphere and excellent service our stay was well worth the money. BTW it’s an excellent value at Christmas time since the city is pretty ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 13, 2020

Fairmont San Francisco
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is CA $290 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
4.4/5Excellent! (966 reviews)

"My room was dirty. I was disappointed because I had the Double Deluxe room with balcony. I expected more. Stains on the light switches. Dining table was sticky. I had to wipe everything down to feel clean. There was a water bug too in my bathroom. With Covid19, you should be extra thorough with cleaning. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 9, 2020

Oceano Hotel and Spa
InterContinental San Francisco
4.5 out of 5
888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $165 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (1,117 reviews)

"It had amazing views , comfortable bed , customer service was impeccable, would definitely recommend the intercontinental hotel"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2020

InterContinental San Francisco
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
4 out of 5
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is CA $210 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26
4.3/5Excellent! (2,403 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and helpful the only thing I did t like was they had no room service every thing else was grate"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2020

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4 out of 5
999 California Street, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $172 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.3/5Excellent! (955 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel, large room, very nice. Air conditioning didn’t work. Requested fresh towels, they never brought them."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2020

InterContinental Mark Hopkins
Harbor Court Hotel
4 out of 5
165 Steuart St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Great location and the rooms with a view are really worth it. Staff were very lovely and accommodating. They found out it was our honeymoon and sent a bottle of champagne and treats up to the room. A bit of a hidden gem. Not a huge hotel which is a nice touch."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Harbor Court Hotel
Pullman San Francisco Bay
4 out of 5
223 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $141 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4.2/5Very Good! (1,796 reviews)

"Easy, convenient and friendly. Happy with my stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 12, 2020

Pullman San Francisco Bay
The Marker San Francisco
4 out of 5
501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,253 reviews)

"Very pleasant staff and very cozy rooms, good location, close to everything"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

The Marker San Francisco
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
4 out of 5
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,428 reviews)
Great place to stay in

"Hotel G was always my place to stay when in San Fran. However, gave The Clift a try and it hooked. It looks fantastic following the makeover. Same great location and nice, friendly staff. Huge rooms and nice, modern bathrooms. Decor was modern but comfortable at the same time. Loved the famous bar ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Hotel Zephyr San Francisco
4 out of 5
250 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA
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4/5Very Good! (3,099 reviews)
Anniversary trip

"Ronald welcomed us to the hotel. He was very kind and helpful. He went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. Exceptional service. Games near the lobby were fun. Cool chairs to sit in if you enjoy reading. Our room had a magnetic dartboard! Bayview room highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Hotel Zephyr San Francisco
Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square
4 out of 5
225 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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3.6/5Good! (1,000 reviews)
Excellent central location

"We had a great experience at this hotel. The room was very clean and spacious given the downtown location. The bathroom was huge and clean. We arrived at the hotel at 8am and they held our bags until we could return to check in later in the afternoon. We flew home on a late flight and they did the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 27, 2020

Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square
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Romantic Hotels and Accommodations in San Francisco

If you and your partner need some romantic time away, we've got just the ticket. Couples choose San Francisco for its popular theater scene and scenic landscape. If you're a pair that loves cultural attractions, you might check out Louise Davies Symphony Hall, Alcove Theater, or American Conservatory Theater.

Whether you and your partner are just looking for a change of scenery or you'd like to be pampered with luxurious amenities and fine dining, you can take your pick of 242 lodging options in San Francisco for the ideal romantic vacation.

Expedia travelers select these hotels and other accommodations for their romantic atmosphere and amenities:

Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel: This 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant, a bar, and wedding services. Our guests appreciate its central location and proximity to shopping.

Oceano Hotel and Spa: This 4-star hotel offers massages, a marina, and a restaurant. Our guests appreciate its comfortable rooms.

Pullman San Francisco Bay: 4-star hotel featuring an alfresco restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar. Customers give good reviews for its prime location and overall value.

When is the Best Time to Visit San Francisco?

Weather can be a major factor for your holiday, so we've gathered seasonal rainfall and temperature stats to help you plan your vacation:

  • 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

There's nothing better than seeing a new place with your sweetheart, so consider checking out all there is to see and do in San Francisco. If you're hoping to experience some of the local culture, you'll love San Francisco for its top museums, popular theater scene, and stunning architecture. A visit to Lombard Street, Pier 39, or Palace of Fine Arts might be just the ticket when you're checking out the sights.

Expedia travelers also like San Francisco for its:
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco

Make your way to San Francisco with a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is the closest major airport 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

Searching for romantic hotels in San Francisco?
Are you looking for a romantic escape? Couples choose San Francisco for its popular theater scene and scenic landscape. If you’re a pair that loves cultural attractions, you might check out Orpheum Theater, SHN Curran Theatre, or Warfield Theater.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting San Francisco?
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco and Fairmont San Francisco.
When is the best time of year for a romantic getaway to San Francisco?
If you’re looking forward to lots of outings with your partner, check out these details about year-round temperatures 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 do in San Francisco?
There’s nothing better than experiencing a new destination with your sweetheart, so consider checking out all there is to see and do in San Francisco. If you’re hoping to experience some of the local culture, you’ll love San Francisco for its top museums, popular theater scene, and stunning architecture. You might consider a visit to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Orpheum Theater, or Exploratorium.
What’s the best way to get to San Francisco and around town during my romantic getaway?
This information about transportation options in San Francisco might help your romantic trip go off without a hitch: Book a flight to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), which is the closest major airport, 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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