Oakwood at 900 Powell
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
As I reflect on the last two weeks I thought I would share a couple of the things I have learnt:
remember your room number, it is not fun trying to get into the room number of your previous hotel.
remember to look at the floor number in the lift, if you get out at the wrong floor it can completely throw you into a panic, especially on these 40 odd floor hotels.
Don't ask the Hispanic ...
We decided to get some food and rang Air B&B to see if they could contact them to jivvy them up a bit and get an answer to us. They were very good and got back to us but not with the answer we wanted. No luck contacting them so we rebooked with someone else and Air B&B said they would ring the new booking straight away for us.
No joy there either!
We tried a third and it was the same story. Does nobody read their emails or ...
... around by JC, a friend we had met in Turkey while travelling. We walked around the main close city sights, then headed to an awesome japanese restaurant. It was unreal.
The next day we headed to Alcatraz. It was kinda like statue of liberty with getting on and off a ferry. Although I'm not for audio tours, we headed into the jail and did one. It was so good. It felt like you were there, and you were able to listen to ...
... game. Sorry to say the Cardinals were not victorious, but it was a great game. As we were leaving Frank was belting out along with the large crowd in the piano bar area Ring of Fire. Ahh....Johnny Cash.
We made it safely home to our hotel after a quick detour through Ghirardelli Chocolate. Can't miss the opportunity for some yummy dark chocolate and cookie dough ice cream even if it is at midnight.
Ready for our game tomorrow. Go ...
... It was a
cool day and the mist/fog was settling throughout the bay area
obscuring part of the bridge. So while we didn't get any epic bridge
shots, we did get some good ones of the bridge and mist blended
We really needed to keep moving so we
headed towards Yosemite. We had no plans as to where we were
stopping, it al depended on how long everything took but we passed a
KFC and Kaitlin was happy to have the for her dinner. ...
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