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Our GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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San Francisco/Bay Area

Courtyard by Marriott San Francisco Fishermans Wharf
Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
Courtyard San Francisco Larkspur Landing Marin Hotel
Courtyard San Mateo Foster City
Crescent San Francisco
Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport
The Donatello
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
Executive Hotel Vintage Court
Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael
The Gables Inn Sausalito
Half Moon Bay Inn
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Harbor Court Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North
Hilton Oakland Airport
Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
Hilton San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Francisco Fishermans Wharf
Holiday Inn San Francisco Civic Center
Holiday Inn San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf
Homewood Suites by Hilton SFO Airport North
Hotel Abri
Hotel Adagio
Hotel Beresford Arms

Hotel Bijou
Hotel Carlton
Hotel Del Sol
Hotel Diva
Hotel Durant
Hotel Fusion
Hotel Griffon
Hotel Kabuki
The Hotel Majestic
Hotel Metropolis
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Hotel Palomar San Francisco
Hotel Rex
Hotel Sausalito
Hotel Tomo
Hotel Triton
Hotel Union Square
Hotel Valencia
Hotel Vertigo
Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
Hyatt Summerfield Suites Belmont/Redwood Shores
The Inn Above Tide
Inn at the Opera

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