In contrast to larger, more generic hotels, boutique hotels are generally defined as hotels that offer a more personalized stay, a smaller number of rooms, and/or often have trendy or unique decor and amenities. Staying at such a hotel is a great way to add some unique, memorable flavor to your trip. Here are 7 such hotels in San Francisco!
The Orchard Hotel
This boutique hotel is located near Union Square and is a great choice for those looking to explore downtown San Francisco. Featuring elegant, classic decor, guests can also look forward to various amenities. Such amenities include an on-site restaurant Daffodil Restaurant and Bar.
Cornell Hotel de France
This charming hotel is family-owned and operated, and is a great choice for those looking for a stay that will feel less corporate and more like a home away from home. Many popular areas to visit in San Francisco are within walking distance from the hotel, including Chinatown and Union Square. The hotel was originally built in 1910, though it has since been updated to offer plenty of modern amenities such as Wifi. While it doesn’t offer as many amenities such as on-site dining as some larger hotels do, it more than makes up for it in the quality of your stay, the attentive staff, and a great location.
Located in the Pacific Heights area, Hotel Drisco sits just outside of Presidio National Park. While it is a little further from the heart of the city than some other options, it more than makes up for it by offering free car service to locations such as Union square during the week, as well as a variety of on-site amenities. You can look forward to a free breakfast, fitness center, and complimentary evening wine receptions.
Monte Cristo Bed and Breakfast
This beautiful bead and breakfast is perfect for those looking for a quieter home base to retire to after exploring the city. Located in a more residential area in Pacific Heights, Monte Cristo Bed and Breakfast is within walking distance to several restaurants as well as local shops, but a bit further from the bustling and busier heart of the city. The hotel offers guests amenities such as free Wifi and complimentary breakfast.
The St. Regis
Here’s a great option for those looking for an all-around luxurious stay in the heart of San Francisco. The St. Regis offers both a convenient location as well as countless amenities. You’ll be only a few minutes walk away from spots such as Union Square. Guests can look forward to on-site dining, an in-room mini bar, and a spa. The hotel is also pet-friendly, for those traveling with animals.
The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square
This apartment-style hotel is perfect for those wanting all the amenities of their own home as well as all of the best amenities of a luxurious hotel. Rooms include full kitchens, as well as a washer and dryer, making this a great option for those looking for both an all around convenient short stay as well as a longer stay. Guests can also look forward to amenities such as room service from several local restaurants, fitness center, and free private parking.
White Swan Inn
Located in Union Square, White Swan Inn is the perfect choice for those looking to stay in the heart of the city. The inn offers some of the more usual amenities such as free wifi and concierge services, as well as unique offers such as an on-site library and breakfast baskets each morning.
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