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San Francisco hotels

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Low season December
High season October
  Average price (weeknight): $338
  Average price (weekend night): $287

cheapest month to stay

10%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

57%

expected price increase

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(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

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When to book a hotel in San Francisco

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Top tips for finding the perfect San Francisco hotel

Union Square is the commercial hub of San Francisco and there are dozens of excellent hotels in this area like The Westin St. Francis San Francisco overlooking the picturesque square.
Orchard Garden Hotel is a top-rated accommodation adjacent to Dragon’s Gate, the entrance to San Francisco’s Chinatown district, which centers around Grant Avenue.
To make the most of Fisherman’s Wharf, stay at the Argonaut Hotel - A Noble House Hotel, situated in a historic brick building with views of the docks and the bay.
There are plenty of things to do in San Francisco, and if you stay near the cable cars, you will find yourself with easy access to many of the key attractions at a quick hop on and off.
Located near the Hyde Street Cable Car line, the high-end Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square is perfect for a family trip to San Francisco.
Several luxury hotels are found in San Francisco’s Financial District. Business travellers will enjoy the the 5-star Loews Regency San Francisco, located between the Transamerica Pyramid and the Moscone Center.
The iconic Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, features grand interiors and an indoor swimming pool in an excellent location between Market and Mission Streets.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San Francisco

How much is a cheap hotel in San Francisco?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in San Francisco for as cheap as $43 in the last 3 days. The average price is $281.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in San Francisco?
Hotels in South of Market, Tenderloin and Marina have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about San Francisco's different neighborhoods, check out our San Francisco's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Where can I find cheap hotels in San Francisco?
The best areas for budget accommodation in San Francisco are the Tenderloin and Civic Center neighbourhoods. Yale Hotel and Warfield Hotel both offer basic rooms at affordable prices, while the Alexis Park Hotel offers motel-style accommodation with free parking. All of the best attractions are within easy reach of these districts via the metro system.
What neighbourhoods in San Francisco are good for families?
Districts that lie along the Bay, such as Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach are great for families. Children will love Pier 39, which is home to carousels and candy shops as well as sea lions who visit during certain times of the year. The Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel is a good family-friendly option.
Are there good hotels near San Francisco airport?
There are dozens hotels situated around San Francisco International Airport. The Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn and the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites are both excellent options. Many airport hotels feature swimming pools, on-site bar and restaurant, and a free airport shuttle service.
What are the best hotels near the Golden Gate Bridge?
Located in the historic buildings of a former US Army fort on the opposite side of San Francisco Bay, Cavallo Point is a stunning hotel with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. In contrast, on the San Francisco side, budget inns and motels line Lombard Street, which leads through the Presidio parklands and across the Golden Gate.
Where should visitors stay who are in town for a San Francisco Giants game?
AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, is located in the South Beach neighbourhood. Guests staying at Hotel Via will find themselves directly on the ball park’s doorstep. The hotel features sleek design, a rooftop terrace with fire pit, and great views. For travellers on a budget, The Utah Inn is just a few blocks away.

Where to stay in San Francisco?

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