Oakwood At The Aurora
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... saw Alcatraz and drove up and down some very very very steep streets !
We parked our car in a garage for 10$ overnight because the worker of the hotel told us to...otherwise we might have a broken window...
When we walked back to our hotel we saw that our hotel room is right above a club!!!! ohhhh noooo!!!! sometimes we really are so blind!!! oh shoot...
We're so happy about our earplugs we bought in columbia ...
... and put for sale. Each bottle of wine goes through about 2-3 of "making" before you see it on the shelves. After the storehouse we went into the tasting room and sat down to try three of Mondavi's more expensive wines. I was glad to see on the menu were my three most favorite varieties of wine. Sauvignon Blance, Pinto Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Each bottle had a price tag of over $60, so these would be wines I would probably never taste for a good while. We started with the Blanc ...
... by architecture inspired by the structure. After a nice look around here we drove over the Golden Gate Bridge again to explore Marin Headlands. We got some beautiful views of the city and bridge before travelling down to Sausalito for a nice dinner and peek around. There was a really cool community of houses built on the water.
Following a long walk along the water we headed home for a well deserved sleep after a big day of sight seeing. ...
... of that sort. We grabbed a quick bite to eat at about 10am (the breakfast in the hostel was "build your own pancakes" which turned out to be make your own as we can't be bothered). We then spent the afternoon walking through the Golden Gate Park which is massive and is probably around the size of Central Park in New York. After a good few hours walking around the park before we ...
... Pool, we found a nice flat rock in sun and had ourselves a banana (and cliff bar) picnic and rest, before the hike back down. It was quite strenuous, and it doesn't help that the trail sometimes goes down, just so you can go up again (especially before the footbridge). Also we decided to go check out the bottom of the falls (where there is also a lovely pool) so that was another down so we could hike up again move! The scenery is absolutely nature at it's best and the day ...
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