Get an overview of this hotelCentrally located near Civic Center, Union Square

With a stay at The Opal San Francisco, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, convenient to Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and Union Square.

This hotel is close to Lombard Street and South Park.

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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1908 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Total number of rooms - 167 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • 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)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • 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.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Destination fee: USD 2.62 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
Guests will be charged a Healthy San Francisco (the city's universal health care program) fee per room, per night.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Opal Hotel
  • Opal Hotel San Francisco
  • Opal San Francisco
  • San Francisco Opal
  • Opal San Francisco Hotel
  • The Opal San Francisco Hotel San Francisco

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