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... tree, Hanukkah candle and ice skating rink. The place was packed with people - we could hardly move. I was struck by how Union square and all the surrounding buildings were decked out with Christmas decorations.
After poking around the shops we decided that we would pull out our wallets on boxing day. We walked back to the hotel and went into the restaurant next door called Fly for some primo pizzas.
... are cheap for what they are.. Like $500 instead of $1200 in Australia.
The Americans are finding Carol and my accent hard to understand, that was a surprise to me. Although my parents can't even understand me half the time!
Anyway, my train of thought has left me for now. I'm all, buzzed out. I hit the gym for a bit.. I thought I hit my personal best at 30kg bicep curls... But forgot they were pounds. My excitement went ...
... is not getting updates on what was being done! Went ballistic on phone with mileage plus reservation desk when told there was no way to talk to a supervisor at airport to get more info. Finally, 2 hours after delay was told flight was cancelled, we'd be spending the night at Houston, and new flight will be at noon tomorrow! Honestly, what is United playing at and how much more chaotic can this trip get?! Went ballistic with mileage plus reservation desk again after making sure ...
... memory. My favorite was a rock that said ‘It was a drive by fruiting’! Absolutely cracked me up remembering that scene in the movie.
This was our last stop in the city for the day so we made our way back over the bridge but veered off course to check out a town called Sausalito, which I had seen mentioned a few times. The town was right up my alley, very olde-worlde and loads of individual interesting shops. It was the end of the day and everything was ...
... couches and TV. After we chilled for a bit, Seb and I both engaged in some touristy-ness by catching buses all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge. It was a bit of a trek to get there but the view was worth it, and totally free! The day had cleared up quite a bit by then, so we got some killer shots of the bridge, and when we were walking across it we even looked down and saw dolphins (a mum and a baby) and two types of seals! Too cool. ...
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
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