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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
50-inch TV with digital channels, pay movies
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art13 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoscone Convention Center15 min walk
  • Popular Location555 California Street15 min walk
  • AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area

San Francisco

Located in San Francisco's Downtown San Francisco neighborhood, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is near a metro station. Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Exploratorium and Pier 39. California Academy of Sciences and San Francisco Zoo are not to be missed. Take time off to check out the health/beauty spa in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Grace Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 13 min walk
  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - 13 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 15 min walk
  • 555 California Street - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 2 min drive
  • Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop - 4 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pinecrest Diner — 2 min walk
  • Milan Pizza — 2 min walk
  • Bourbon and Branch — 3 min walk
  • Pakwan — 3 min walk
  • Shalimar — 3 min walk

About this property

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

Historic San Francisco hotel in Downtown San Francisco, walk to SHN Curran Theatre
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, a business center, and concierge services are onsite. All 372 rooms offer minibars, room service, and TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find premium bedding, rainfall showerheads, and coffee makers.
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel offers 372 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 62 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • RV/bus/truck parking (surcharge) on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–9:00 AM: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 50-inch TV
  • Digital channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
For guests with pets, a pet indemnity form must be filled out at the Front Desk when checking-in. An additional cleaning fee may be applied after check-out, if necessary.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
Dogs welcome
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 31.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 62 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Clift
Clift Hotel
Clift Hotel San Francisco
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel San Francisco
Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Clift Royal Sonesta San Francisco
Clift Royal Sonesta
The Clift Royal Sonesta
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel Hotel
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel San Francisco
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel Hotel San Francisco

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 459 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 315 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 121 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 54 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 37 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff are amazing. Super friendly and accommodating. They are still implementing covid protocol so there isn’t regular cleaning unless requested and there is no room service. I’m a native San Franciscan and covid has seriously impacted the city. SF is having a hard time right now. Especially downtown. This is the first time I’ve felt a little unsafe in SF. Just be aware of your surroundings when you walk around the area.
Stayed 7 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good central location and beautiful city views from upper level rooms.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice hotel and amazing view
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly and helpful staff! Clean room and comfortable bed. Walking distance to where I want to go.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The check in staff were all so vary helpful! I stayed for one night with my three grandchildren and we all especially enjoyed the BIG chair😉
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021