Book your room at The Opal San Francisco
Get an overview of this hotelCentrally located near Civic Center, Union Square
A stay at The Opal San Francisco places you in the heart of San Francisco, walking distance from Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption and Audium.
This hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.
Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or grab a snack at a coffee shop/café.
Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window
The Opal San Francisco1050 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco CA 94109
The Opal is situated in the heart of San Francisco, just five blocks from a cable car line, eight blocks from Union Square, and nine blocks from City Hall, the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Asian Art Museum, all within the Civic Center area.
The hotel serves a daily complimentary Continental breakfast with bagels, toast, waffles, hard-boiled eggs, yoghurt, and juices, and hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception on Wednesdays.
A small fitness center is on site, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available.
Self parking is available (surcharge).
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Year Built 1908
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Coffee shop or café
- Free breakfast
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Computer station
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 5
- Total number of rooms - 167
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- Bathtub or shower
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free toiletries
- Free local calls
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Free WiFi
- Free cribs/infant beds
- LED TV
- Iron/ironing board
- iPod docking station
Where to Eat
A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning. Breakfast includes toast, bagels, waffles, yoghurt, hard-boiled eggs, coffee, tea, and juices.
The hotel also hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception featuring a selection of classic California wines, Wednesdays in the late afternoon.
Mel's Diner - Operated independently and located off the lobby, Mel's serves American favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
The on-site fitness center includes an exercise bike, treadmill, stairstepper, and free weights. The hotel also offers discounted passes to a 24-hour fitness club one block away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Windsurfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is Noon
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Parking height restrictions apply
- Deposit: USD 50 per stay
- Destination fee: USD 2.62 per accommodation, per night
- Self parking fee: USD 41 per day (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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