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... we were given a whopping $24 for a day on the concourse! It did by some beer and burgers at least. 3 more hours to kill at MIA. I'm pretty sure Miami International Airport: MIA=stands for missing inaction. Actual arrival Sint Maarten (SXM) 8:30 local. A toast Bon Voyage with Kyle at 20,000ft Bacardi and seven Priceless! My brother Greg had a taxi driver waiting for us at ...
... and Administration Area. What was surprising is the Warden and most of the Correctional Officers and their families all lived on the island within a short distance to the Cell House. Illustrations display families enjoying their time on the island despite the fact that seasonal, hard-core criminals were locked up just up the hill. Overall, the audio tour was great and by the time I had finished, the crowds had swollen to well over 500 people, all cramming in around cell blocks ...
... over the Golden Gate bridge, high above the bay. It was freezing cold up there, but incredible sights of the city and bay made the very windy stroll worthwhile. This was followed by dinner at Alioto's at Fisherman's Wharf, and the rest of the evening was spent riding the cable cars all over town and enjoying the ambiance of beautiful Union Square with its palm trees and grand buildings.
... were a little greedy. We also treated ourselves to coco for hot chocolate which we are taking to NZ to share with the Leuschke family (unless we run into luggage weight issues).
It was around four miles among the coast to Golden Gate Bridge and it's a beautiful walk, albeit rather windy. One could spend a good half day exploring the Golden Gate area. There are models, construction information, visitors centre and of course ...
... visit Rocketspace and Pearson Rocketspace - a conduit between corporate and startups providing key service contacts, legal and financial advice. A community of early stage companies. Started 3.5yrs ago as a co-working space. 150 startups, campus own university RocketU, events. From seed to series A - high growth startups. RocketU - developer courses for coders and programmers, 10 weeks intensive, aim to produce ...
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