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Top 10 Boutique Hotels San Francisco

A guest room at Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa in Sausalito, CA

For those interested in more personalized service and style, we have compiled a list of hotels that fit your style. These properties feature all of the amenities one expects from a more intimate setting. Here are the top 10 boutique hotels in San Francisco/Bay Area, presented in alphabetical order.

The Cartwright
524 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
The famed Cartwright Hotel thrives just one block from Union Square.More...


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A guest room at Hotel Carlton in San Francisco, California
Hotel Carlton

Just a few blocks from Union Square, this 161-room hotel offers a concierge, bellman, conference room and Saha restaurant, serving Arabic fusion cuisine.

The Lodge at Tiburon

Tiburon is within easy reach of the Napa and Sonoma, redwood forests, beaches and islands. It's also home to the antidote for hectic urban living: The Lodge at Tiburon.
The pool at The Lodge at Tiburon in California

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