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Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... manage to see Union Square (not sure what all the fuss is about), catch a cable car (fun but slow), see Fisherman's Wharf and wander around Pier 39. My favourite (and Marty's) of the afternoon was the Musee Mecanique, a collection of old coin operated amusement machines... very funny. Pretty sure that the movie Big with Tom Hanks featured one of these future prediction machines? Anyway, Marty found himself among old friends and got a bit ...
... dipping chocolate with them, but still, I think its fair to say that we had fallen into a tourist trap. We loved those strawberries! We finished the day with a casual stroll up Taylor Street to home. This had to be one of the steepest hills in SF so there was nothing really casual about it at all, but was definitely worth the view as the photos prove. In the evening we were gifted to some live baseball with Madissen. Her company has a private box at the ...
... of the day walking around and exploring. We walked and walked til our little feet couldn't walk anymore! We found the famous windy Lombard Street, walked through China Town and also down to Fisherman's Wharf or pier 39 as its also known. Sunday was a big day! We rose early and headed down to Fisherman's Wharf to pick up a couple of bikes we hired to do the popular ride to Sausalito over the Golden Gate Bridge. This was a fantastic ride, albeit ...
... Woods National Monument is located a mere (teehee) 12 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. We seem to have caught San Fran on a foggy day (I think they're usually the ones that end in "y") with one end of the bridge a little sunny for a photograph on the drive over.
... our gate for the rest of our 3 hour layover. Skip a few boring bits of waiting at the gate, then another gate, and boarding. Here we are, 6 hours to go before we reach San Fran. It's been a pretty good flight. A bit of turbulence as we went north over the top of the Article Circle, and I was wondering why I was cold! I've been pretty set this flight two Disney movies, Frozen and Monsters University, Robocop and an episode of Sherlock. I'm not complaining. Mike's been busily ...
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