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Top San Francisco Historic Hotels

Huntington Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1075 California St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$6,760 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"It was an amazing"…"

Reviewed on 2020/4/3

Huntington Hotel
White Swan Inn
3.5 out of 5
845 Bush St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$4,421 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"Very nice personal and beautiful boutique hotel. However there is no AC!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/19

White Swan Inn
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel
4.5 out of 5
495 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,882 reviews)
Perfect for a visit to Fisherman’s Wharf

"The hotel is in a great location near fisherman’s wharf, and has a beautiful lobby. The room itself was so-so, nicely decorated but could have been any generic hotel. We had a view of a side street which was fine. A downside was it was an incredibly far walk from the elevator to the room itself. ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/5/1

Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

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Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
5 out of 5
2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA
The price is NT$4,932 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,300 reviews)

"I had the place almost all to myself right before the Palace's tragic COVID shutdown. It was a bittersweet experience. The staff was incredibly helpful."…"

Reviewed on 2020/4/1

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
5 out of 5
950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$6,152 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,534 reviews)
Holiday Wonderland!

"This is the most beautiful hotel I have ever seen for Christmas time. While visiting our kids in the city our stay was amazing. From the decorations, festive atmosphere and excellent service our stay was well worth the money. BTW it’s an excellent value at Christmas time since the city is pretty ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/13

Fairmont San Francisco
Cornell Hotel de France
3.5 out of 5
715 Bush St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$6,325 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 7
4.4/5Excellent! (997 reviews)
Great - just skip breakfast

"All in all.very good. Breakfast is definitely it's week point. Edible but not that enjoyable. Couldn't fault anything else."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/14

Cornell Hotel de France
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.5 out of 5
433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (2,246 reviews)

"Very charming. We returned to it since our first stay last month. No AC though but the climate in SF seems to make it okay."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/23

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Queen Anne Hotel
3 out of 5
1590 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$4,031 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24
4.4/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"A wonderful San Francisco Victorian original, it was like living in historical times and gaining a real feel for a bygone era -- only with excellent plumbing! An excellent stay-cation with a chance to reacquaint myself with the walkable streets of San Francisco."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/19

Queen Anne Hotel
San Remo Hotel
2 out of 5
2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Fantastic unique hotel, lots of nice little touches like the free packets of raisins and morming coffee. Shared facilities, which was fine by us. The owners should be proud of this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/6

San Remo Hotel
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
4 out of 5
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$4,672 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
4.3/5Excellent! (2,403 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and helpful the only thing I did t like was they had no room service every thing else was grate"…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/14

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4 out of 5
999 California Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$3,793 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.3/5Excellent! (957 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel. Great staff..,.,.....,............................"…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/21

InterContinental Mark Hopkins
Handlery Union Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5
351 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,736 reviews)

"The staff were wonderful. Having the restaurant off the lobby was so convenient after a long day in the traffic, and the food was good!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/10

Handlery Union Square Hotel
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5
524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is NT$3,762 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 24
4.1/5Very Good! (1,084 reviews)
Our BEST stay in San Francisco!

"Starting with Quentin's amazing telephone service, Kevin's superb check-in and attention regarding parking options and finally Steven's awesome flexibility at checkout made our experience (my mom and my)at the Cartwright the BEST stay we've ever had in San Fran!! I had surgery on Monday morning and ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/19

The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
4 out of 5
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,428 reviews)
Great place to stay in

"Hotel G was always my place to stay when in San Fran. However, gave The Clift a try and it hooked. It looks fantastic following the makeover. Same great location and nice, friendly staff. Huge rooms and nice, modern bathrooms. Decor was modern but comfortable at the same time. Loved the famous bar ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/15

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
4 out of 5
450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
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4/5Very Good! (527 reviews)

"We loved the history of the lobby. Beautiful hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/17

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
The Andrews Hotel
3 out of 5
624 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"It was a beautiful room and the staffs were very helpful and so welcoming! The retro atmosphere was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/21

The Andrews Hotel
Hotel Majestic
3.5 out of 5
1500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
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3.8/5Good! (998 reviews)

"Great location and large room. Lots of places to go from this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/9

Hotel Majestic
Hotel Whitcomb
3.5 out of 5
1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA
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3.4/5 (2,956 reviews)
Great hotel good location!

"Lovely hotel, good location just off tram lines. Fair sized rooms and good value for money. Great breakfast counter in the lobby"…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/31

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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to San Francisco?
Those interested in local history will want to explore the notable monuments and well-known Chinatown district while in San Francisco. Be sure to check out the array of shops and fascinating museums while you’re here. You can also discover the acclaimed art scene in this vibrant area.
What's the best hotel in San Francisco to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Whitcomb is a top 3.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers free WiFi. Palace of Fine Arts is a short 20-minute drive away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Fairmont San Francisco and The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in San Francisco?
San Francisco has 1099 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 263 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in San Francisco?
San Francisco is notable for its Chinatown district and monuments, and landmarks include Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz Island, and Golden Gate Bridge. Known for its museums and theaters, cultural venues include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Orpheum Theater, and Exploratorium. Other popular sights include Pier 39 and San Francisco City Hall.
What is a historic hotel like in San Francisco?
A historic hotel gives guests the opportunity to stay in a building recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, stately homes, palaces or even pubs, lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in San Francisco usually retain original characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
The two are similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasize the architecture and actual building. A heritage hotel draws meaning mainly from the place’s cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in San Francisco have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Guests can expect the usual amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi, and updated bathroom facilities. In San Francisco, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s rundown.

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