Its amazing architecture, cool summers, and steep rolling hills make San Francisco one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
Take in the stunning views of the Golden Gate bridge or spend time exploring the former Alcatraz Penitentiary, which is now a museum.
Here are our top picks for places to stay while in the city.
La Quinta Inn San Francisco Airport North
Just a drive away from the South San Francisco Convention Center and many other popular attractions, La Quinta Inn San Francisco Airport North is a perfect base to stay and explore the city on tight budget. The hotel features a seasonally heated pool, well-equipped fitness center, and spa. Rooms are spacious and equipped with basic amenities. Your Morning Breakfast is full of hot options and unlimited juice and coffee. The hotel also provides recreational facilities and additional conveniences for business travelers, like free Wi-Fi access, free parking and airport shuttle service, and round-the-clock laundry and dry cleaning service.
Hotel Zelos San Francisco
Located right in downtown San Francisco, Hotel Zelos is a wonderful place to explore the heart of the city. The rooms and suites in the hotel are elegant and spacious. The large, comfortable beds provide for a full night of sleep. Wake up to a complimentary newspaper and coffee or tea in the morning. Pamper yourself with the in-room spa treatment or hop on to the free high-speed Wi-Fi to stay connected with the world. Enjoy a creative cocktail during the evening at the Dirty Habit bar on the fifth floor. Reaching the hotel is really easy, as it is next to the BART station. Explore the many restaurants, shop till you drop in the nearby stores, or just explore the downtown on foot. You can also bring your entire family along with you, as this is a pet-friendly property.
Hotel Focus SFO
Just three miles from the airport and with a BART station nearby, Hotel Focus SFO is ideal for travelers who need to stay close to the airport and still want to explore downtown. The hotel provides free shuttle service to the airport, so traveling is convenient. You can also enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel has a huge eco-friendly courtyard where a bonfire is lit every evening for the guests to unwind and relax, and complimentary wine is served during weekends. This is a remarkable place to stay if you intend to explore San Francisco on a budget.
Inn at Oyster Point
Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, The Inn At Oyster Point Marina is a boutique hotel with a contemporary design. It has 30 spacious guest rooms, each with a fireplace and a view of the bay. The hotel provides free in-room Continental breakfast every morning. If you’re a business traveler, then you’ll love the complimentary airport transfers and 24-hour business center with free printing. South Harbor Waterfront Restaurant and Bar offers a unique dining experience with a view of the waterfront from the sun-kissed outdoor deck. The American and Latin cuisine served in the restaurant is mouth-watering. Typical room rate starts from $230, but it’s cheaper during weekends and the off-season.
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-San Francisco Airport North
Conveniently located off the 101 and just three miles from the airport is the Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-San Francisco Airport North, where one can easily explore most places in the San Francisco area. This is a completely smoke-free hotel featuring 23 guest rooms. The San Francisco Convention Center and the Cable Car attractions are just under two miles from the hotel. It’s an ideal place for both business and leisure travelers.
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