Oakwood at Soma Residences
Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... which was amazing, lots of funny Chinese gift shops. We went into one noodle bar as some of the group was hungry, and their was a pigeon wandering around haha (we didn't eat from there hehe). We then shortly headed back to the hotel to spruce up for our boat trip on a private yacht ;) Our hotel rooms were pretty plush, some one said they costed 270 dollars a night?! Insane. We all met up to make out way to the harbour using ...
... staff talk to each other in Thai with a perceptible Californian lilt. -- Wandering round the area in the evening, two things struck me: 1) it's surprisingly cool, due to the breezes off the water that surround the peninsula 2) there are European tourists everywhere, I don't think I've ever seen so many ...
... House of Nanking which everyone tells us we have to try and get in relatively quickly (well for this place anyway). For the princely sum of $39-95, we have a pretty impressive Chinese meal and a bottle of wine. The service is exactly as described- quick but not overly friendly!
After a very long day we manage to find a bus stop that will get us back to the accommodation. As an added bonus, we get the most entertaining bus driver; for ...
... a “crimp” would find a poor sailor wondering the streets, and like the kind gentleman he is, offer him a drink. According to Sunshine, as dangerous as the city was back
then, no one could pass up free alcohol. So the crimp would take his unsuspecting victim to a pub, where he would buy two drinks (one of them laced with opium – the pub owners are in on
this too) and the gentlemen would proceed to wet their whistles. The ...
... as picking up a few HUGE margaritas for Shannon and Lindsey! We headed back to the bus as it was nearly time to meet our tour guide. When we arrived one of the other people on our tour was missing and couldn't be found she was from Poland and couldn't speak English and had lost her group of polish friends while wandering around the hotels this lady was well known for forgetting things and getting lost as she had forgotten to get her passport out ...
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
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
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
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $223
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $225
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
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