Oakwood At The Aurora
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... must come down, and the second mile of Divisadero St was just that. Same exercise, except it was all downhill this time. The hotel is called Beck's Motor Lodge and is located right in the heart of the Castro District on Market St. It has a courtyard with free off-street parking under the building. Everything has just been remodeled, so the place looks awesome! There are restaurants everywhere nearby! When I booked this place ...
... on the sand.
We spent some time watching the seals then jumped back in the car.
The petrol was getting pretty low, and we were thinking we should have filled up before we left...
So we kept driving along the coast and came to a petrol station/tourism/hotel area to fill up.
It took us a while trying to find the button for the fuel cover, and we ended up having to ask the guys in the store!
Embarrassingly enough, we only had to push on the ...
... the tour, but it had already closed.
Sunday was another session, then more sightseeing. Dan wanted to see the Exploratorium and the Cable Car Museum, so we headed that direction. We walked through Chinatown and stopped at a shop to buy a couple of souvenirs. At the Exploratorium the girl who took our tickets told us we had to let out our inner child while we were there and I had to tell her Dan never puts his away! We had fun both places, ...
... We bought fruit and confectionary and headed back for breakfast. Next stop - Monterey and Cannery Row. We wandered the shops along the waterfront and the. Headed for the aquarium. The girls were very keen to see it as I'd told them about how impressed I was when I had visited as a teenager. But that was before the fabulous aquarium was built in Melbourne, and I wondered if they would be disappointed. They weren't and we had a fabulous visit ...
... we arrived but this tiny little restaurant called Les Joulins has made me love it even more. The singer played the sax and there was a drummer, bass player and a pianist. I bought the cd as my first little trip souvenir. "I was up there thinking to myself, if that girl could sing like Aretha Franklin, she'd be a billionaire". Direct quote from William Webster, the sax player, as he made me go as red as a lobster. I don't ...
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
345 Stockton Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $111
- 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!
1500 Van Ness Avenue , San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $62
- 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
333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Puerta del Sol/Plaza Espana, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- 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
5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $107
- 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