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Travel Blogs from San Francisco
... museum where you get to see some old cable cars and overlook the main power house showing the cable of the cable cars currently running around the streets outside. One wasn't working and this was the one we wanted to get! It is the worlds last manually operated cable car system and is an icon of San Francisco. Of the 23 lines established between 1873 and 1890 only 3 remain, they are used mainly by tourists now as opposed to commuters. It was nice to read about ...
... I thought I would sit in the window so I could watch people in the street as they went past but that was a bit of an error - tacos are messy and I looked a right old state. Anyway, I finished up and wandered back to the hostel. I was really tired and thought I would just grab a shower and get some sleep. Walking through the city as it was getting dark was pretty daunting and I'm not really easily intimidated. I had a huge culture shock... there were homeless and crazy people ...
... With a scenic coastal drive, we evenutally made it the Point Bonita lighthouse and a number of disused cold war bunkers. Hands down these were the eeriest thing we've ever seen but well worth a short viewing. From here it was onto the little town of Sausalito, where, whilst Abbie had a wander, Josh decided to keep the car company with a little power nap. Classic! With Abbie culturally refreshed and Josh physically so, the final stop of the day was Berkeley. ...
... to people who are trying to still make their connecting flights...some are not going to make it and others need to RUN! The attendants move up all of the people who need to get off quick to the front of the plane and we wait to land. The attendant also tells us to log into United and tells us we are being compensated for the plane from hell (no she didn't call it that) Can't wait to see what we are getting...who thinks a free ...
... looked after him! He just put tags on and sent them through. I gave him a $20 tip, but wondered if we were being ripped off!
The flight was like going back in time - two rows of 3 seats - not enough overhead space for bags, no leg room, no entertainment and no free food. However, the flight was 30 minutes shorter than expected - only 5.5 hours!
We ended up getting a "shared bus" to our hotel - $17 per person, which worked ...
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
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