Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... We had a little bit of time to eat some cold leftover Chinese, before heading out to an event called 'Beach Blanket Babylon.' I had found this musical/current events play while searching the internet for things to do in San Fransisco, however neither of us had heard of it before, or heard of anyone that had heard of it before. Tickets were cheap however, and the theatre was right around the corner from where we were staying, so we thought ...
... can see, they all must be very impatient & the driving is a bit scary when big buses leave barely a breath to get past other vehicles. And not sure of the law here but we still seem to be walking thru happy smoke! Loving the hostel we staying in but have my own room with bathroom so not like I’m in a share dorm or anything but nice to share the big kitchen & eating area with all the other folk from all over the world. It has a real sense of ...
Today we flew from Tulsa to San Francisco. We got settled in around dinner time and headed out for the most obvious 1st meal on a California trip: In-N-Out. We spent the evening walking around Fisherman's Wharf--checking out the shops and the sea lions. Being a Friday night, there were a ton of street performers out (almost enough to outnumber the seagulls). Not much else to say about a day mostly spent on a plane, but I do have pictures to ...
... next morning we had our complimentary breakfast and the nearby i-hop diner. If it's a little unclear why the Americans have an obesity problem. Look no further then this little beauty. Lots of pancakes, waffles,bacon and pure maple syrup on the menus. But very light on the fresh fruit, oatmeal or whole grain cereal side of things. Now we like bacon as much as the next person (assuming the next person is not vegetarian of course) but every now and then you just want an ...
... of stairs and we tootled down to Pier 33 where the Alcatraz ferry departs.
We did the audio tour through the main cell blocks, dining hall, officers area, wardens office and exercise yard. It was really cool to hear all the stories, soak up the atmosphere and imagine you were there. We heard a story from a lady ranger about mini-riots who was a right old Jackanory with us all sat comfortably. I never knew about the native ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $254
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $247
- 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 $226
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $272
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $230
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $226
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $252
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $215
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $191
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $243
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $167
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $312
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $261
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $206
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- 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 $180
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $227
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $263
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value