Oakwood Downtown Financial District
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... cheaper, we looked at the room and took it. Still a disgusting price for a Premier Inn style room but better than the streets tonight that's for sure!
Day 7 - Wednesday 16th September
Bryan went for a swim in the bay with his friend John. John had swum the English Channel a week after Bryan had and they had kept in touch ever since through a swimming web site.
Last time we were here Bryan had swum with the Dolphins Swimming Club but John was ...
After a busy three days we were tired and needed some rest. Only to hear what we thought were gunshots right outside our window in the middle of the night. San Francisco has a lot of homeless people, and we'd heard JC say that there were riots and gangs and stuff in Oakland especially (where we had Ethiopian but a bit further down).
We woke up for sunrise above the bridge. We were ready for another adventure.
... soothing and recharging.
Not everyone knows this, but I am currently in the middle of a six month-to-one year sabbatical from work. I made a decision to take this sabbatical after a near breakdown in February, and officially began it when I finished my last show in May. For so, so long- since I was a teenager, really- my focus has been on work. I have defined myself as a stage manager. And I used to be really, really good at it. It didn't bother ...
... had to tow it out and back in to line it up! Anyway eventually we got going. I had upgraded our seats to premium economy to gain leg room in the hope that we could get some sleep on the overnight flight. The legroom was great as we had row 8, immediately behind the toilet, so we had no seat in front of us and if I stretched my feet out as far as possible, I could just about reach the wall. However, the seat is no ...
After yesterday I decided to have a lazy morning. I slept in until 8:45am and tried to give my feet some time to recover from terrible soreness. Now the breakfast isn't the best at this hostel but I didn't feel like venturing far so I went downstairs and ate some breakfast. Given how much luck I've had with Hostel sponsored activities on this trip so far I was ecstatic when I was able to re-arrange my Alcatraz ticket that was originally scheduled for today and move ...
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
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
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
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