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Favorite San Francisco Hotel?

#1 Post by Jeremy C » June 12th, 2019, 5:57 am

Thanks in advance and cheers,

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#2 Post by Bdklein » June 12th, 2019, 6:31 am

Jeremy C wrote:
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#3 Post by Jeremy C » June 12th, 2019, 6:41 am

Mix of both, business and pleasure. Thursday through Sunday.
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#4 Post by Robert M yers » June 12th, 2019, 6:43 am

When I’m in SF I love a hotel with a view, 2 that have really impressed me are Loews and the St Regis.

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#5 Post by Jeremy C » June 12th, 2019, 6:48 am

Thanks. Was looking at The Clift and Four Seasons.
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#6 Post by Bdklein » June 12th, 2019, 7:15 am

I like the Omni. Easy walk to Chinatown and Ferry Building area too. And good rates over the weekend usually .
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#7 Post by Nick Running » June 12th, 2019, 8:52 am

I prefer the location of the Ritz and Fairmont on Nob Hill
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#8 Post by Russell Faulkner » June 12th, 2019, 8:55 am

Questions like this are not so helpful without context I’d imagine.

I’ve only stayed on one. It was very nice (the St Regis) but I couldn’t possibly say it’s the best unless I had stayed in all the others, or at least a representative sample.

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#9 Post by David K o l i n » June 12th, 2019, 9:07 am

I always enjoyed the Mandarin Oriental (now the Loews) when I was in SF on business

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#10 Post by mark rudner » June 12th, 2019, 9:22 am

big fan of the ritz especially if i can get on the club floor

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#11 Post by Jeremy C » June 12th, 2019, 12:10 pm

Russell Faulkner wrote:
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Questions like this are not so helpful without context I’d imagine.

I’ve only stayed on one. It was very nice (the St Regis) but I couldn’t possibly say it’s the best unless I had stayed in all the others, or at least a representative sample.

Sorry.
That's why I asked for your favorite as opposed to a recommendation.
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#12 Post by Jeremy C » June 12th, 2019, 12:11 pm

Thanks for the replies. I went with the Virgin Hotel. We'll see.
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#13 Post by John Davis » June 12th, 2019, 12:35 pm

Ritz and a Four Seasons are great. We recently really liked the Taj Campton and will definitely return. Really enjoyed the restaurant there, too. The Westin St. Francis is solid but can be pricey but, then again, it’s a great location if you want that area. Stayed at the Clift years ago a couple of times and it was nice. Can’t remember why we didn’t go back other than wanting some variety maybe.
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#14 Post by Siun o'Connell » June 12th, 2019, 1:42 pm

Fairmont if you get the right room .... I've stayed there a lot and their larger rooms with huge windows looking over the city and the Bay are stunning. The Intercontinental near Moscone is lovely and convenient if you need to be in that location. My real favorite though is the Hotel Kabuki - fun fun fun and stroll next door into Japantown for sushi, ramen and more. Not the posh option and a slight bit away from the main business parts of the city but so enjoyable.

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#15 Post by Russell Faulkner » June 12th, 2019, 5:56 pm

Ok. My favourite is the St Regis.

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#16 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » June 12th, 2019, 7:19 pm

Mark Hopkins and Fairmont have good views from the top of Nob Hill. Two older hotels somewhat overrun by tourists. The Ritz is down the hill a bit and I’m not sure how good the views are, but it’s newer and typically Ritz.

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#17 Post by Victor Hong » November 11th, 2019, 7:10 pm

Any suggestions near Cow Hollow or the Marina District? Thank you.
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#18 Post by Rob Lynch » November 13th, 2019, 5:07 am

The Fairmont for the view.
For similar view and cheaper, try the Hilton Financial District. They call it Financial District, it's really on the edge of Chinatown. That one's lower on the hill, so more centrally located.

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#19 Post by Darren Leininger » November 14th, 2019, 1:57 pm

Victor Hong wrote:
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Any suggestions near Cow Hollow or the Marina District? Thank you.
Mostly travel lodge style hotels in and around Cow Hollow. However the two properties at the Presidio are an option. Check out "Lodge at the Presidio" and "Inn at the Presidio."

Marina area options. Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, Marriott Fisherman's Wharf and Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square.
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#20 Post by matthewgoldman » November 21st, 2019, 8:44 pm

I am now super loving Hotel Adagio these days! Also, you earn Marriott points....
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#21 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » November 21st, 2019, 8:47 pm

I like the palace

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#22 Post by Victor Hong » November 22nd, 2019, 4:00 am

Darren Leininger wrote:
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Victor Hong wrote:
November 11th, 2019, 7:10 pm
Any suggestions near Cow Hollow or the Marina District? Thank you.
Mostly travel lodge style hotels in and around Cow Hollow. However the two properties at the Presidio are an option. Check out "Lodge at the Presidio" and "Inn at the Presidio."

Marina area options. Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, Marriott Fisherman's Wharf and Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square.
I have stayed at the Ritz-Carlton, on Stockton, which is very nice, but lacks views. My concern is how scruffy the downtown and Chinatown areas have become.
Perhaps, some place on Nob Hill might work. Thank you.
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#23 Post by Thomas Puricelli » November 23rd, 2019, 4:52 am

Check out Hotel Drisco. Above cow hollow and the marina in pacific heights.

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#24 Post by Mich@el Ch@ng » November 23rd, 2019, 5:10 am

I like the palace; as a bonus it’s directly next to flatiron wines.

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#25 Post by Siun o'Connell » November 23rd, 2019, 9:55 am

Like the Palace but make sure you get a decent size room ... some are a bit claustrophobic.

I've stayed a lot at the Grand Hyatt on Embarcadero - annual conference there etc - and it is very business conference style but the rooms with balconies overlooking the water are pretty nice and it's fun to be able to run to the Ferry Building for a snack or drink. Would not be my first choice but not a bad option.

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#26 Post by Jerry Hey » November 24th, 2019, 2:41 pm

Thomas Puricelli wrote:
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Check out Hotel Drisco. Above cow hollow and the marina in pacific heights.
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#27 Post by RyanC » December 8th, 2019, 7:39 am

St. Regis/Four Seasons/Mandarin/Ritz are all super nice.

But the Fairmont is my favorite. It feels so classic and I love the Nob Hill location and views.
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#28 Post by Casey Hartlip » December 8th, 2019, 7:34 pm

I was lucky enough to stay at the Hunington quite a few years ago. It was great.
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#29 Post by Randy Bowman » December 8th, 2019, 7:45 pm

Jeremy C wrote:
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Thanks for the replies. I went with the Virgin Hotel. We'll see.
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#30 Post by Jeremy C » December 8th, 2019, 10:00 pm

Randy Bowman wrote:
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#31 Post by eddy c » January 14th, 2020, 6:48 pm

Next time try the Fairmont or Palace.
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