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... true but can't help but face the facts in your face.
Unrelated....I'm actually not sure you can smoke anywhere here... I am now afraid I am getting addicted to nicotine gum. I like the rhythm of chewing gum and the fact that I can do it anywhere.
Walking Around .
I have never seen so many white people with tattoos, piercings, and beards. I'm not sure other women live here, at least not in this part of town.
NO ONE is dressed ...
G'day Virtual Pazzfesters
Jamie, Leanne and I were up early this morning as we have a 9.30am tour of Alcatraz. We arranged to meet at the diner down the road at 8.45am. Bit noisy last night so did not get much sleep, bloody emptying bins in the alley at 3am. So after something to eat at the diner we caught a cab to Pier 33 to join the queue for the 9.30am tour. We had been warned that it can ...
... weren't enough for them, right next to the Mission is Castro, the gay neighborhood. It's here that you find eateries like Squat and Gobble, and the WWII armoury which has been turned into a porn studio by its new owners kink.com, all watched over by a huge billowing rainbow flag. Admittedly the tone is lower than it's historically religious neighbour, but there's something fun about a place where being confronted by ...
The following morning by five am we had arrived at the Alcatraz tour desk and were third inline for the mornings allocation of tour tickets. You see we had found out that there were a number of tour tickets allocated for each day, and were sold first thing every morning on the first in first served basis. I believe it is around fifty tickets each day they sell for the first three tours that morning, and then they allocate a certain amount of standby ...
... around town!
Our first hint of what a culinary Mecca this city is was upon arrival at our hotel which, though somewhat strangely located right in the middle of Chinatown, was also in the middle of all manner of eateries that were still bustling late into the evening. Hong Kong-style cafes, noodle houses, Chinese BBQ houses, bubble tea shops, gelato shops, fast food joints, taco stands, all within a ...
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