Cable Car Hotel

1388 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, United States
+1 415 684 5612

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About Cable Car Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Ideally located in one of the most famous areas of San Francisco, the Nob Hill District, the Cable Car Hotel has been a fixture of the city since 1907. Guests of the property will find a friendly staff that speaks English, Spanish, and French. Plus, the immaculate rooms are all within 20 minutes' walking distance from some of the biggest draws of the city such as Union Square, Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, and Lombard Street. Its namesake cable car stop is just across the street from the hotel. There are laundry facilities and vending machines provided for guest convenience, and there is a cozy business center located in the main lobby. Pets are not welcome in the Cable Car Hotel.

The guest rooms are available with private bathrooms or with shared bathrooms. Each of the rooms also contains a microwave, refrigerator, ceiling fan, and flat-screen television. There is complimentary WiFi available in all of the guest rooms. All of the rooms are smoke-free and many of the rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Guests will find that there are plenty of restaurant options in the vicinity including Swan Oyster Depot, Mymy's Coffee Shop, and the Great Eastern Restaurant. Those needing to pick up a few supplies will find a Trader Joe's within walking distance. Also accessible on foot is the Grace Cathedral, the Cable Car Museum, and the San Francisco Playhouse. The Marin Highlands is just 20 miles away. The nearest airport is the Oakland International Airport which is a little less than 12 miles from the Cable Car Hotel.

Rooms available at Cable Car Hotel

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Amenities at Cable Car Hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Fireplace
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available


  • Socket near the bed
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet

Services and conveniences

  • Mini-market on site
  • Key access
  • 24-hour front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Desk

Reviews of Cable Car Hotel

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Ease of use and location
Cons:Parking there isn't any j less you garage your car
5.7 Passable
Pros:Close to downtown
Cons:Small bedrooms. Only 1 bed per room.
2.2 Bad
Pros:Check out
Cons:Everything else
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1388 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

What's nearby

  • Grace Cathedral394 m
  • Cable Car Museum0.6 km
  • Lombard Street1.2 km
  • Asian Art Museum1.2 km
  • Museum of Modern Art1.6 km
  • Fisherman's Wharf1.8 km
  • Exploratorium2 km
  • Musée Mécanique2 km
  • Pier 392.2 km
  • Palace of Fine Arts3 km
  • Walt Disney Family Museum3.9 km
  • Alcatraz4 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Cable Car Hotel

  • Cable Car Hotel is located at 1388 California Street in Nob Hill, 0.4 km from the centre of San Francisco. Grace Cathedral is the closest landmark to Cable Car Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Cable Car Hotel.

  • Yes, Cable Car Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Cable Car Hotel does not offer free parking.

  • No, Cable Car Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Cable Car Hotel is 19.2 km from San Francisco. Cable Car Hotel is 19.5 km from Oakland.

  • No, Cable Car Hotel does not have a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

0.4 km

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