By Susan Johnston
Springtime is one of the best seasons to visit San Francisco, as the weather is usually mild and cloudless, without the rain that typically dampens other parts of the country. And with San Francisco hotel deals galore, now is the perfect time to plan a Northern California vacation. Relax and unwind in West Coast style at one of these three cheap San Francisco hotels.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Guests at this 46-story hotel love the gorgeous skyline views and convenient location. Its just a few blocks from Union Square and there’s a MUNI bus stop and a cable car stop one tenth of a mile away, putting all of San Francisco’s best attractions right at your fingertips.
Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf Hotel
After a $33 million renovation in 2009, the Sheraton now features water-saving shower heads, compact fluorescent lights and other fixtures designed to conserve water and energy. Guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and high-speed internet access, an outdoor heated pool and a fitness center. The hotel is located near Fisherman’s Wharf, Embarcadero and other popular attractions.
Hotel Majestic San Francisco
The charming Hotel Majestic San Francisco dates back to 1902. Here, Victorian touches like bay windows and antique furniture mingle with modern conveniences like flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. A free sedan service transports guests to the Financial District on weekday mornings. Guests can also stroll around the shops and restaurants on Fillmore Street, sample sushi in Japantown and more.
Susan Johnston is a Boston-based writer. As much as she loves New England, she can’t wait for her next West Coast trip.