If you're a first time visitor to San Francisco, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller hotel could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about hotels in San Francisco.
Here are some of the most recommended hotels in San Francisco.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:
"I'm local but I still love taking the California Line Cable Car to Nob Hill and having a drink at Top of the Mark ." See More
"Hotel Vitale is our favorite and the location is excellent." See More
"The The Fairmont San Francisco is older and has old school rooms." See More
"All the major hotels compete in gingerbread construction, and you can see the work at the St Francis Hotel Spa, Palace Hotel and San Francisco Marriott Marquis." See More
"Cavallo Point has a great Thanksgiving lunch/dinner - it's in Sausalito but reasonably close to SF." See More
"If you go and you can splurge on a hotel for a night, my favorite is the Palace Hotel or at least have tea in their restaurant, the Garden Court." See More
"Both the Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square and Hotel Nikko San Francisco are downtown and your basic business hotel." See More
"While not in the Warf area I would check out The Mosser Hotel." See More
"Personally, I am quite loyal to three: Hotel Triton, Hotel Monaco San Francisco, and Clift Hotel." See More
"The hotels on Nob Hill have some great views, especially the bay side of the tower of The Fairmont San Francisco and the upper floors of the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins, but it is inconvenient getting up and down the hill to get anywhere." See More
"You should look into Hotel Triton, Prescott Hotel, Hotel Palomar, and Hotel Monaco, all Kimpton properties." See More
"Hotel Kabuki - a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel in Japantown, right nearby the venue" See More
"I've stayed at the Four Seasons San Francisco once for a romantic weekend away and I second that bar." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from San Francisco locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about San Francisco.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
Don't forget to check what most people recommend is the ideal length of time to visit. Read more about how many days in San Francisco to stay.