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The Best Hotels in San Francisco

A guest room at Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, in San Francisco, California

Find the Top Hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area

Whether you're in San Francisco for business, adventure or a romantic escape, GAYOT's Top 10 Hotel Lists will help you find the best place to hang your hat. Locate and reserve a room at a great price at one of the top hotels in the city. If you're looking for something more specific, search by category, such as boutique hotels in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

The Double Deluxe guest room at Hotel Monaco San Francisco, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Boutique Hotels in San Francisco

Top 10 Hotels
View GAYOT's picks for the Top 10 Hotels in San Francisco, as well as ratings, photos and booking information for each.

Bed & Breakfasts
Why stay at a large resort when you can get the comforts of home from an intimate B&B? Check out GAYOT's top 10 in San Francisco.

Boutique Hotels
For those interested in more personalized service and style, GAYOT has compiled a list of hotels that fits your style.

Business Hotels
Business-minded travelers will be interested in this list of the most convenient properties that cater to those on the go.

Cheap Hotels
GAYOT has located the least expensive hotel rooms so you don't have to spend too much of your hard earned money.

Family Hotels
Don't stress about your upcoming family vacation. Bring the whole crew to one of GAYOT's Top 10 Family Hotels in San Francisco.

Hip Hotels
Looking for a stylish hotel in a happening neighborhood? Trendy travelers will appreciate this chic collection chosen by GAYOT.

Pet-Friendly Hotels
It's not always easy to find a hotel that accepts animals, so GAYOT has compiled a list of hotels that go out of their way to pamper you and your pet.

Romantic Hotels
Looking for that romantic getaway with a loved one? Here are GAYOT's choices for the best options to spend some quality time with the person of your choice.

Sexy Hotels
Whether it's the powerful architecture, sensual interior design or some form of reference to a sexy past, GAYOT has you covered.

Spa Hotels
These top spa hotels have proven to be the best options for taking care of what's important; and you don't even have to leave the property.

Value Hotels
Looking for an affordable getaway? GAYOT has spent the time and crunched the numbers to come up with the places that offer you the most bang for your buck.

View from the Sky Bridge at Loews Regency San Francisco

Check out our reviews of the best hotels in San Francisco and the Bay Area, which list everything a traveler needs to know about hotels' locations, policies and amenities, including in-hotel dining, services and other important details that can make or break your stay. If something strikes your fancy, take advantage of our easy reservation system.


Hotel lobby of The Fairmont San Francisco The Fairmont San Francisco

A must for travelers seeking traditional grandeur...

950 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Hotel lobby of The Fairmont San Francisco Four Seasons San Francisco

Transcending the typical luxury hotel experience on San Francisco's historic Market Street.

757 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103

The Huntington Hotel is furnished with antiques, objets d'art and original paintings The Scarlet Huntington

Understated elegance in an exclusive neighborhood.

1075 California St. 
San Francisco, CA 94108


The lobby of the JW Marriott San Francisco JW Marriott San Francisco

Traditional service, contemporary elegance and plenty of space.

515 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 


Room at the InterContinental San Francisco InterContinental San Francisco

An eco-friendly hotel that towers over the heart of SoMa.

888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


Each room at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco includes a flat screen television, spacious work desk and iHome alarm clock Hyatt Regency San Francisco

A beautifully appointed Embarcadero hotel for business and leisure travelers.

5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111


Room at Le Meridien San Francisco Le Meridien San Francisco

A tasteful, classic resort in the heart of the Financial District.

333 Battery St. 
San Francisco, CA 94111


Room at the Loews Regency San Francisco Loews Regency San Francisco

High style that literally soars above the city.

222 Sansome St.
San Francisco, CA 94104


Room at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay Sofitel San Francisco Bay

A taste of France for business travelers to the Bay Area.

223 Twin Dolphin Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94065


Room at the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco

Old World luxury meets nouveau riche in a SoMa District hotel.

125 Third St.
San Francisco, CA 94103


A room at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco

Luxury that lives up to its reputation.

600 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108 

An opulent State Suite at The Westin St. Francis The Westin St. Francis

Old-fashioned charm paired with a slice of San Francisco history.

335 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102



View of the grounds at Rosewood Sand Hill Rosewood Sand Hill

A resort-style property situated on sixteen lush acres on Sand Hill's road venture capitalist alley.

2825 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025



Room at The Lodge at Tiburon The Lodge at Tiburon

Indulgence on the sunny side of San Francisco Bay.

1651 Tiburon Blvd.
Tiburon, CA 94920




A room at The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

A luxurious golf and spa resort south of San Francisco.

One Miramontes Point Rd.
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019



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