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With a cool California vibe mixed with glitzy European sophistication, San Francisco is a hub of ethnic enclaves and people wooed to the Pacific Coast. Visit hippie history in the Haight or shop the glamorous Union Square. Take a cable car up Nob Hill and swoon over Victorian homes and San Francisco Bay views.

Despite the city's high price reputation, CheapTickets can help you keep your San Francisco travel budget in check with these funds-friendly highlights.

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The Opal San Francisco

3 stars
3.6 / 5 105 reviews
The Opal of San Francisco is located in the Civic Center-Cathedral Hill neighborhood of downtown San Francisco and has been elegantly serving guests since 1908. Its graceful historic charm comes alive with the original woodwork, stained-glass windows, and antique furnishings in the intimate, comfortable rooms. Don't let the historic atmosphere fool you; the entire hotel is updated with plenty of modern amenities. Enjoy a hot meal in the 1950s-inspired dining room, Mel's. Chomp into a thick, juicy burger and chase it down with a sweet milkshake. Your mornings can be started with a delicious and complimentary home-cooked breakfast in the breakfast room. HighlightsThe hotel's downtown location puts you by popular San Francisco hot spots like Japan Town, Union Square, and Nob Hill. Over a dozen restaurants of varying cuisines are located within a few miles of the hotel. Indulge in fine cuisine at the Turtle Tower Restaurant or the ultimate in fresh seafood at Wayo Sushi. If you've had enough time on the town, enjoy everything the hotel has to offer. The modern fitness center has all the state-of-the-art exercise equipment necessary to keep up on your fitness routine. The concierge service will help you book tickets to local attractions or events while helping guide you around town.  Search ResultStay at The Opal in San Francisco
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King George Hotel

3 stars
3.3 / 5 35 reviews
The King George Hotel - Union Square offers the perfect San Francisco location. Our hotel shares sidewalks with fine dining, world class shopping, theatre, Moscone Convention Center, Convention Hotels and San Francisco's world famous cable car line to Fisherman's Wharf. You will immediately notice our comfort and warmth. A tradition of charm and personal service have been our hallmark since we first opened our doors in 1914. Our amenities are distinctly up-to-date, including complimentary wireless internet access and flat screen televisions, but our hospitality and our rates are wonderfully old-fashioned. In the heart of downtown the King George Hotel is just three blocks from the Powell Street BART station, which now services both Oakland (OAK) and San Francisco (SFO) International Airports. We look forward to making the King George Hotel your home away from home while you are a guest in San Francisco. ***The King George Hotel accepts reservations and will rent rooms and other facilities to persons under the age of 18 in cases where either (i) a parent or legal guardian guarantees payment of all charges for rooms, food and beverage, incidentals and damages incurred, or (ii) a person under the age of 18 is legally emancipated and can present documentation at check in showing they are emancipated and can legally contract for services.***
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Handlery Union Square

3 stars
4.0 / 5 90 reviews
Located in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square, the family-owned and operated Handlery Union Square Hotel is just steps away from the Powell Street cable car line, world class shops, the Moscone Center, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Enjoy traditional accommodations in the Historic Section or oversized rooms in the Premier Section. All 377 rooms feature wireless Internet access, mini refrigerators, and in-room safes. The hotel features on site valet parking, an outdoor heated pool, sauna, and room service. The Daily Grill, the on site restaurant, serves American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Please note: Parking is $52.00 per day, plus tax with unlimited in and out privileges. Additional charge may apply for oversized vehicles.
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Orchard Hotel

3 stars
4.6 / 5 9 reviews
The cozy yet sizeable non-smoking accommodations offer a timeless contemporary design using a soft palate of restful colors in the wall, floor coverings and fabrics. Designed specifically for the rooms, the furniture is made of nyatoh wood from Bali, a golden toned wood that resembles a teak or a light mahogany. Armoires contain state of the art DVD and CD players with five speakers, a 27-inch TV with surround sound. The desk has excellent lighting and the two phones in the room have two lines with voicemail; one phone is cordless. The wall art is beautifully framed artistic black and white photography depicting elements of San Francisco architecture and scenery. Safety and convenience for guests includes safes in all closets, a minibar refrigerator with a separate dry snack tray, iron and ironing board in the closet, and a coffee maker. Well-lighted, spacious baths feature Eco-pure bath products, hair dryers, and Spa robes. Effective August 1st, 2008, the daily parking fee is $40.00 plus tax. The parking fee is subject to change without notice.
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The Mosser Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 65 reviews
The Mosser Hotel, built in 1913, has a Victorian Exterior, marble floors and ornate ceiling in the lobby. In the interior you will find custom made platform beds and hot pink walls in the hallway along with the original detailed elevator and crown molding throughouta true mix of old and new. Not just a hotel, there is a recording studio onsite. We would love to host you and tell you about the many facets of The Mosser Hotel like, for example, a portion of all our proceeds goes to the reforestation of rain forests, literacy and educational projects. The Mosser family has already planted over 5 million trees. The 166 room Mosser is a totally non-smoking environment. All rooms feature AM and FM stereos with CD player, alarm clocks, ceiling fans, direct dial phones with data ports,complimentary wireless internet in our guestrooms and lobby and voicemail. Irons with boards, waffle robes and hair dryers are also included. Rooms have custom made platform beds, wooden Venetian blinds and marble bathrooms. Double paned windows ensure a restful night's sleep. The Mosser offers complimentary wireless internet access in the guest rooms and the lobby. The valet parking rates are as follows with in and out privileges. Regular-sized vehicle are $47.00 per day Over-sized vehicle are $57.00 per day Valet rates are inclusive of tax. Security deposit: The hotel will require a security deposit of $75.0O per stay. The security hold will increase if incidentals incurred. Annabelles Bar & Bistro is closed for the moment, will reopen mid July with a fresh look and concept. Light breakfast in the morning remains unchanged
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York San Francisco Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 15 $306
Los Angeles San Francisco Sat, Sep 5 - Tue, Sep 8 $115
Washington DC San Francisco Mon, Aug 24 - Tue, Sep 1 $354
Boston San Francisco Tue, Sep 29 - Sat, Oct 3 $308
Chicago San Francisco Sun, Sep 6 - Fri, Sep 11 $257
Newark San Francisco Tue, Sep 29 - Tue, Oct 6 $298
Seattle San Francisco Tue, Sep 1 - Sat, Sep 12 $170
Atlanta San Francisco Tue, Sep 15 - Tue, Sep 22 $304
Dallas San Francisco Wed, Sep 2 - Tue, Sep 15 $194
Honolulu San Francisco Thu, Aug 27 - Mon, Sep 7 $539
Philadelphia San Francisco Wed, Sep 9 - Mon, Sep 21 $395
Denver San Francisco Wed, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 15 $187
Baltimore San Francisco Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 9 $357
San Diego San Francisco Tue, Sep 8 - Wed, Sep 9 $136
Las Vegas San Francisco Tue, Sep 15 - Tue, Sep 22 $87
Fort Lauderdale San Francisco Wed, Sep 9 - Tue, Sep 15 $341
Minneapolis San Francisco Sat, Sep 5 - Wed, Sep 9 $307
Toronto San Francisco Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 15 $409
Raleigh San Francisco Mon, Aug 10 - Mon, Aug 17 Check rates
Houston San Francisco Wed, Sep 16 - Thu, Sep 24 $238
Orlando San Francisco Thu, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 29 $299
Detroit San Francisco Tue, Aug 25 - Tue, Sep 1 $328
Beijing San Francisco Mon, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 16 $780
Charlotte San Francisco Mon, Aug 31 - Thu, Sep 10 $363
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  • San Francisco is a great city to visit any time of the year, with a mild climate thanks to water on three sides. However, the summer fog is notorious, and many tourists on their San Francisco vacations find themselves purchasing sweatshirts to stay warm. The spring and fall are often warmer and sunnier, while winters can be rainy. Be aware that the City by the Bay is known for its microclimates, which means visitors need to be prepared for weather at nearly any time of year. A sunny day in Golden Gate Park can turn sharply cooler when a wall of fog blows in, while on the same day, the Downtown area is bright and warm.

  • Mission District

    The Mission District from 14th Street to 23rd Street offers a charming array of vintage stores and some of San Francisco’s best dining spots.

  • Outerlands

    Drop by Outerlands for the food if you find yourself hungry way out by Ocean Beach during your San Francisco excursion.

  • Twin Peaks

    San Francisco vacations are all about the views, and Twin Peaks offers some of the best in a 360-degree panorama.

  • Bourbon & Branch

    Speakeasies and handcrafted cocktails are all the rage in San Francisco, so head to Bourbon & Branch or Local Edition to see what the fuss is about.

  • Farmers Market

    The Saturday Farmers Market at the Ferry Building is famous, but the all-day Wednesday Farmer’s Market at Civic Center Plaza has better value for fruit and produce.

  • San Francisco highlights
  • Fisherman's Wharf

    This seaside enclave teems with San Francisco landmarks, including Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square. Watch colorful street performers along the promenade, and indulge in some of the best dining in San Francisco. Salivate over the locally-made chocolate and smells of fresh sourdough bread baking.

  • San Francisco Modern Art Museum (SFMOMA)

    From Frida Kahlo to Henri Matisse, discover a treasure trove of 20th-century artworks on your San Francisco vacation at one of the most renowned museums on the West Coast. Enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of every month, or score half-price admission on Thursday nights.

  • Golden Gate Bridge

    From its russet-painted towers to its sprawling span, you can't fully appreciate the scale of the Golden Gate Bridge until you're actually on it. Ride or walk across, or just gaze in awe at one from one of the many vantage points around the city on your San Francisco travels. Connecting San Francisco to Marin County, the bridge is the only road to exit San Francisco to the north, and is part of the historic U.S. Route 1.

  • Palace of Fine Arts

    Located in San Francisco's Marina neighborhood, the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the few surviving structures from the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Marvel the cinematic Greco-Roman style, and snap photos along the serene lagoon.

  • Asian Art Museum

    Experience the Orient on your San Francisco vacation. With a massive collection of Asian art from paintings to ceramics, the Asian Art Museum also boasts one of the oldest Chinese Buddhas on the planet. Visit on Thursday nights for the bargain $5 admission.

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