Bring your walking shoes when you stay with us at our affordable downtown San Francisco location. Our hotel is conveniently close to popular attractions such as Union Square and Chinatown. Ride the world-famous cable cars to several top tourist spots like Fisherman’s Wharf and Ghirardelli Square. Savor great meals, superb shopping and live theater-all practically right outside the front door of our San Francisco boutique hotel. What’s more, many more wonderful Bay Area attractions are a scenic car ride away, such as Sonoma and Napa Valley and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.There is much to see and do outside of San Francisco. We’ll try our best to tell you about some of those locations below.
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco’s Golden Park offers a relaxing refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life. Highlights include the Japanese Tea Garden, the de Young Museum, the Conservatory of Flowers, Stow Lake.Furthermore, there are plenty of trails that are perfect for taking a leisurely stroll. For more information, visit sfgov.org
There is one section of Lombard Street in San Francisco that has to be seen to be believed. Located not far from Fisherman’s Wharf, this steep, wildly curved portion has become known as the “crookedest street in the world.” Travel east and you’ll encounter Telegraph Hill to Coit Tower while going west will take you through the Marina District, where it becomes the main artery to Golden Gate Bridge. For more information, visit Lombard Street
San Francisco’s Little Italy and home of the Beat Generation, North Beach is nestled between Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown. In addition, guests can savor authentic Italian meals. Soak up the neighborhood’s history via walking tours. Furthermore, guests can relax with a cappuccino in one of the many inviting cafés. In short, experience la dolce vita (the sweet life). For more information, visit sfnorthbeach.org
Treat yourself to a veritable San Francisco landmark, Ghirardelli Square, home of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company’s flagship store. Savor premium chocolates and out-of-this-world hot fudge sundaes. What’s more, Ghirardelli Square features some of the finest views, galleries, boutiques, culinary treats and special events in the City by the Bay. For more information, visit www.ghirardellisq.com
Rebuilt after the devastating 1906 earthquake, Chinatown is one of San Francisco’s most vibrant neighborhoods. Explore the bustling markets, mysterious alleys, hidden temples and a most popular tourist stop, the Golden Gate Cookie Factory. For more information, visit China Town.
San Francisco Zoo
Encounter 250 species of animals at the ever-evolving San Francisco Zoo. Explore the spacious African Savanna exhibit where giraffes, zebras, kudus, ostriches and other African wildlife co-exist in a verdant three-acre habitat. Additionally, go and experience the Lipman Family Lemur Forest, home to five different species of these precious primates from Madagascar. For more information, visit sfzoo.org.
Expansive malls with name-brand stores like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. Furthermore, there are classic antique stores, Cozy art galleries and World-class restaurants. Add them all together and you’ve got Union Square. For more information, visit unionsquareshop.com.