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Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... day, I got the last available room- the upscale king room with fireplace. The room is huge! It is well decorated and looks great. The lady at the front desk is very helpful and gives us some suggestions where to go, The historic streetcar "F" line has a pickup right across the street and will take us directly to fisherman's wharf.
Tonight we were both pretty tired from today's workout, so we chose the Mexican place next ...
... anyway, we filled the car up and when paying for it, we bought some beer and found some stickers for the guitar case then headed back to the car.
There was a young couple sitting on a bench, who looked like absolute hippies, holding a cardboard sign. We thought they might have been looking for a lift so we went over for a chat.
Their sign was basically asking for any help (a ride, food, drinks or money), but they were heading south so we couldn't help them ...
... up the coast to see the Redwoods.
Something funny from the hotel....when we checked in there was a small package with a picture of a cable car and the words Ding Ding on it. I thought it was a shower cap, Dan thought was a condom, and when he finally opened it on Sunday we found out it was earplugs to block the sound of the cable cars! Dan asked for a couple of extra pair to take back with him. We enjoyed San Francisco and plan to go back someday.
... close to sting-rays and puffins and otters and sharks. The aquarium is set right on the waterfront and the views are magnificent. We left late in the afternoon continuing the drive to San Fransisco, arriving in the city in the early evening via the Bay Bridge. It was terribly foggy and a cold wind was blowing making the whole city look pretty foreboding. Our hotel is very close to Fisherman's Wharf and we have two rooms... Although the kids hate ...
... blockbusters gives it a certain something that I am sure could never be replicated in real life. It is an engineering marvel and quite stunning from a distance but when it's really windy and you are cycling across it, it was just a bridge! We stopped half way and took some pictures and were more than ready for the easy cruise down to Sausalito to get the ferry back to San Francisco. Very glad we did it but I wouldn't rush back to do ...
Other places to stay in San Francisco
2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $231
- 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
181 Third Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- 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
White Oaks, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $56
- 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
222 Mason Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- 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
480 Sutter Street, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value