Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... accessibility we were seated downstairs in the restaurant itself - no other diners were there, we had a table at the front window and seemingly personalised service. The restaurant had been damaged by fire in March this year and the front section where we were sitting only reopened in June. We all shared 3 appetisers, our individual mains included northern halibut (Max), mushroom parpadelle (Renu), quail (Yvonne and Sarah) and eggplant parmigiana (me). All were swapped ...
... San Francisco) so we took a short walk through the Fishermans Wharf area (full of fish and bad for Ali) and then headed for home.
In the evening we'd booked a slice of proper Americana and got tickets to a baseball game. The Oakland A's were playing while we were in town so we took the BART (the San Francisco equivalent of the underground) across the bay to the Oakland Coliseum, which is also the stadium for the NFL team, the Oakland Raiders. The game was ...
... are in contact with UV light, pretty cool stuff.
Unfortunately after a long attempt of trying to get a boat tour of Alcatraz we were not successful as it booked out for at least a few weeks.
We went into a spy shop which had all sorts of cool American gismos and gadgets but we were not allowed to take photos there. Lots of different types of pepper sprays, special key logging things on usb sticks, all sorts of weapons and hidden cameras - it was pretty ...
... but it was amazing at the same time. We blagged a lift from the tour bus driver Steve back to our apartment and a few bevvies to set us up for the evening at Tony's, the best Italian in SF and a 2 hour wait for those who hadn't booked. Top nosh! Cool dudes only. Worth waiting for and mountains of exceptional food. Only down side was a long walk home.....took us at least a minute to get back to the ...
... center. We arrived near our appartment after noon but we had to wait until 3 as it was not ready yet. So we had doughnuts and coffee after a 1km walk with all our suitcases... The apartment we booked through Airbnb. Location great, view as well, but apartment rather on the old side... After moving in we inspected the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Pensione International San Francisco
Other places to stay in San Francisco
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $208
- Hotel somewhat over-rated
- Royal Treatment
- Elegant but Very Noisy
Union Square, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Este hotel es fantástico! Lo recomiendo!
- Great location
- Nice, newly Remodeled but not Great
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $239
- 4-Star stay in Union Square
- A Few Tips
- Very decent
SoMa, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $192
- 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 $168
- Stay here
- Great Hotel, Great Views, Great Location
- Great rates, great location!
South Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $266
- Great location, great hotel
- Loved the W!
- Less than stellar
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $201
- Close to the Wharf, but don't drive
- Drab Drab Drab
- Great Location!
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $183
- Enjoyed the Sir Francis Drake
- Worn but Charming
- Good value, good location
Northeast San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $201
- One of the best
- Classy, comfortable, and understated
- First Class
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $193
- Unfriendly Terrible Service
- Don't be put off!
- Much better accommodation available.
SoMa, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $163
- Oasis in the city of old
- Impressed with it all
- Great for the price
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $213
- Charmed by Clift Hotel
- Awful stay @ Clift Hotel
- Only for one nite stands
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Very enjoyable experience
- Lovely place
- Absolutely Fabulous! Worth every cent!
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $149
- Wow Fantastic!
- Staff incompetence
- Holiday Inn Golden Gateway to HELL
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- Great Value!!
- Lousy hotel and Unfriendly staff
- It was ok...I guess
Downtown San Francisco, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Executive rooms
- Hilton fine, but pricy
Civic Center, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $307
- They're putting the 'fair' back in Fairmont
- The Fairmont is exceptional
- Completely overrated
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Nice Hotel, BAD LOCATION
- Ideal Big Chain Hotel
- Great place to stay
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Convenient, friendly-staffed but small
- Great Value for money
Financial District, San Francisco | 5 star hotelfrom $225
- You don't need a car here!
- Spinning Around
- We Moved On........
Fisherman's Wharf - North Beach, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $199
- Good location, nice room, helpful staff.
- OK hotel, tacky area
- Good hotel
Nob Hill Russian Hill, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $193
- Great deal, lots of fun
- Great location for everything!
- Can Handle the Handlery
Union Square, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- 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 $154
- Worked fine for us!
- Smaller & louder than a College Frat House!
Downtown, San Francisco | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice stay overall
- Very classy hotel with great staff
- Perfect Location
Downtown, San Francisco | 3 star hotelfrom $236
- OK, but some problems
- Average hotel with great location!
- Nice rooms / good value