Travel Blogs from San Francisco
With internet now at a premium, time to write mouth watering descriptions of our days is now hard to come by. On saturday we set out early from our hotel heading full steam to the beach. From what we understand San Fran is currently experiencing a heat wave not usual for this time of the year. I had come up with the fantastic plan of getting the …
... to the shelter of the cute 'Warming Hut', an old wooden building turned tourist information centre/cafe which is located in the shadows of the bridge on the bay foreshore. This place saved us from being seriously drenched! After some postcard and book browsing inside, rain cleared so we set off towards the top of a big hill to the Golden Gate tourist centre where we got some sexy blue ponchos to be prepared in case the rain visited again. Thankfully it cleared and we had a ...
... up on Monday morning and everything hurt. I was hobbling along like a pensioner but I tried to walk it off. I walked down to Lombard Street to see the "Worlds Crookedest Street" which is just a nicely landscaped switchback road cut into a steep hill. There was some kind of Asian film crew there doing a travel segment with the presenter in a convertible driving down the street. It seemed like mostly tourists driving down the road, I assume locals are smart ...
... training session, we zipped all around the park and got a bit of a history from the guide at the same time, unfortunately the fog had come in and it was freezing and damp, but very worthwhile even so.
One interesting thing the guide showed us was a stone wall in the park, which was made from stones from a Spanish monastery, which was built in 1181 (the monastery, not the wall). The stones just happened to be brought to America by none other ...
... just to much going on in one place.
I also saw a guy spray painting and scraping a picture which really looks amazing (got myself one). Also did I go to the new Blue man group show which I can recommend to all of you. I even got a congratulation from the audience and the group for my already passed 25th birthday which was a nice surprise.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Biltmore Hotel San Francisco
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $226
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $220
- Great New Hotel by the Convention Center, but Staff Needs Some Help
- Excellent hotel--but watch out for the upcharges!
- Stay here!
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $201
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $267
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $218
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $210
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $194
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $174
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $191
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $165
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $206
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $281
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $198
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $215
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $178
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Perfect if you are under 5 feet tall?
- A Good Deal and A Great Location
- Got more than I paid for
Financial District, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $195
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $212
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value