Six Stand-Out San Francisco Hotels
When you are visiting a city for the first time (or even the tenth time) it’s often difficult to figure out which hotel is the perfect one. Especially in a town like San Francisco, which offers hotels for just about any taste and style. If you are looking for a truly unique hotel on your next stay in San Francisco, check out these six stand outs.
The Marker – Romantic, Stylish
This boutique hotel is one of the highest rated hotels in the city, and one of the most conveniently located for those who are hoping to do lots of shopping and sightseeing. The building dates back to 1910, and has been beautifully reserved, keeping much of its early 20th century charm, but tastefully updated for modern comfort. Its old world charm and romantic feel make it the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. The hotel is also home to BDK restaurant and bar, a stylish pub popular among locals (especially for their late night drinks and weekend brunch).
The Argonaut – Elegant, Nautical
Located in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, this boutique hotel is in the historic Haslett Warehouse built in 1907. The renovated fruit cannery warehouse bares exposed brick walls, original Douglas fir beams, and wooden plank floors. Located adjacent to the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, this hotel celebrates the spirit of the San Francisco bay, and incorporates elegant, nautical decor. Your stay here is sure to include sweeping views of the bay, and the Blue Mermaid Chowder House and Bar is a refreshing twist on a traditional seafood restaurant.
Hotel Vitale – Sustainable, Relaxing
A boutique waterfront hotel that’s only steps from downtown. This hotel is known for its natural wood and stone finishes, and its rooftop spa that offers stunning views of the bay. In addition to an exquisite cocktail lounge and the top notch hospitality you would expect from a luxury hotel, Hotel Vitale also offers aromatherapy as part of their spa services and yoga classes. The rooms are bright and airy, with simple and relaxing decor that makes you feel at home. The attached Americano Restaurant serves American cuisine with Italian influences all from local sources, including the Ferry Building’s Saturday Farmer’s Market.
Hotel Zetta – Urban, Modern
Lauded for their “fresh, sustainable and vibrant setting,” Hotel Zetta is perfect for the tech savvy, fun loving out-of-towner. Their chic interior was designed with the environment in mind, and includes recycled materials, found art, and biodegradable cleaning products. On the second floor is a tech savvy lounge called The Playroom, which includes billiards, shuffle board, board games, card games, video games, and a 30ft. Plinko wall. The newly opened Cavalier Restaurant and Bar is an upscale British brasserie.
Hotel Drisco – Timeless, Sophisticated
Located atop San Francisco’s charming Pacific Heights Neighborhood, this boutique hotel is the epitome of classic luxury. They are renowned for their traditional elegance and their famous continental breakfast that includes croissants, 12 types of breads, scones with lemon curd and clotted cream, hot oatmeal, fresh fruit, local hand-made granola, a local sheep’s milk yogurt, and a platter of cold meats and cheeses. The hotel is filled with delightful surprises like a pillow menu and bikes you can borrow, no extra charge!
Hotel Phoenix – Lively, Retro-Chic
The rock-n-roll vibe of this boutique hotel has attracted famous musical artists for generations. The funky and tasteful design is a stand out from any other hotel in the area, and is paired with genuinely soulful hospitality. The rooms overlook their sunny courtyard, complete with a heated pool. You never know who you might spot lounging by the pool, as this hotel is known for housing celebrities, film productions, commercials, and spectacular parties.
With street parking at a minimum, it’s important to make sure that you have a ride from your hotel. To tour the city in style, call Nationwide Limousine Service at 800-339-8936 and book a stylish ride from your hotel.