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4/5Very Good!(6 area reviews)
This waterfront neighborhood dates back to the gold rush era and is a hub for tourist activities, sea lions and seafood restaurants.
4/5Very Good!(525 area reviews)
Fashion puts on its finest face in one of the country’s largest shopping plazas.
4/5Very Good!(111 area reviews)
Visit the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre and marvel at views of the Golden Gate Bridge at this popular waterfront neighborhood.
4.5/5Wonderful!(303 area reviews)
Better known as Little Italy, this neighborhood was once a hotspot for counterculture and features an array of bars, jazz clubs, galleries and cafés.
4.5/5Wonderful!(76 area reviews)
Mingle with businesspeople in the excellent bars and restaurants of this neighborhood where there is a large concentration of corporate headquarters.
Your Guide to San Francisco Hotels
If you're taking a vacation in the Northern California area and you're after San Francisco hotels, you have a wonderful list to select from. If you are after a great place to stay within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of the center of San Francisco, Expedia's up-to-date database contains 235 accommodation options in that area.
Downtown San Francisco is an excellent hotel neighborhood to base yourself since it has 132 Expedia-listed accommodation options. Downtown San Francisco is 0.4 kilometres (0.2 miles) from downtown San Francisco. Some of the hotels in Downtown San Francisco are the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. An alternative popular hotel district is Tenderloin which is located 0.7 kilometres (0.4 miles) from downtown San Francisco. Some of the most popular Tenderloin places to lay your head include the Clift and The Marker San Francisco, a Joie de Vivre Hotel.
Another option is to find accommodation in Chinatown, which is the neighborhood where you'll find the Orchard Garden Hotel and Executive Hotel Vintage Court, and Burlingame, home to the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront and Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport - Waterfront. The Fairmont San Francisco and The Scarlet Huntington Hotel are in Nob Hill, while Staybridge Suites San Francisco Airport and Courtyard by Marriott San Francisco Airport are part of the San Bruno area.
No trip to San Francisco would be complete if you don't take a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge. If you'd like to stay near this San Francisco icon, check out the Cavallo Point and Hotel Drisco, all within a short stroll.
Hotels that are near the Twin Peaks include the Becks Motor Lodge and the Days Inn San Francisco Downtown/Civic Center Area. The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square and Sumner House SF are conveniently positioned within an easy walk of the Exploratorium. The California Academy of Sciences, another important San Francisco attraction, is not far from the Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel and the Monte Cristo Inn. Accommodations near the Ghirardelli Square include the JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square and also the Taj Campton Place.
Oakland International Airport is a nearby airport, and is located 19 kilometres (12 miles) from San Francisco. Hotels that are nearby are Holiday Inn Oakland Airport and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Oakland-Airport.
Once you’re all checked in to your hotel, it’s time to explore. Put your adventure cap on and see what the city has to offer! From good eats to thrilling excursions, there are tons of things to do in San Francisco, and you can book them all right here on Expedia.
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