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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were a party of 10 couples visiting SF for a friends birthday party and were spread out over various floors, some with one bedroom suites and others with regular rooms. There has been deferred updating of the highest degree here. Ok, I can understand keeping the Art Deco style, but you need to mix it in with modern amenities....

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights in a large suite for our wedding. Location was great - not too far from City Hall by cab (5 minutes) yet far enough away from some of the sketchier areas. Easy walk to all the major downtown shops. Concierge was helpful. Parking was outrageous ($60/night) but that's San Fran. Hotel was quite expensive in...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you you taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your stay- from the helpful service provided by our Concierge to our central location. We certainly understand that our 100-year old building requires much attention, and we are in the process of taking appropriate measures to enhance...

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very stylish hotel, where I spent five nights in a clean room with a very comfortable bed. The Clift comes with a superb bar and a cosy breakfast room, friendly staff and it is centrally located only two blocks off Union Square. Free coffee to go in the morning!

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We are thrilled to receive your five star review! Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. From our comfortable accommodations to the warm and friendly service provided by our team, it’s nice to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay which sets Clift apart. We can’t wait to welcome you back on your return visit to...

San Francisco
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had another great experience at the Clift....the staff was very friendly, room service was fast and food was great, and was upgraded to a Jr Suite. Check out was fast and everyone I came in contact with was very courteous. Location is great too...a quick walk to Powell St station.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your five star review on Trip Adviosr. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which we are known- from the warm and friendly service provided by our team to our central location. As you mentioned, Clift is just steps from Powell Street station, Union Square and many other San...

San Diego
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For me this is the only hotel to stay at in SF. Staff are great. Bar is cool. Lobby smells wonderful. The Brisket Hash is the best breakfast in the city. The rooms are unique, it's always a delight when the door opens and you see what you got! Love it

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We are delighted to receive your five star review! From our unique and modern design to the gracious hospitality demonstrated by our team, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay which our guests have come to love and appreciate. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clift hotel is one of the legendary hotels near Union Square with its unique and genuine atmosphere. Not for those you look for nicest 5 star rooms, but for those who want to feel and touch true SFO experience :)

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay. Designed to offer a more intimate and personalized experience in a boutique setting, Clift is the ideal hotel in Union Square. As you mentioned, we are in an excellent location and just steps away from several great shops, world class dining and many San Francisco landmarks. Please...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very happy with our SF trip and the location of the hotel had a lot to do with it. The rooms are cozy and clean with fluffy pillows, comfy beds and huge bath towels. If you can I would recommend a non street facing room as the streets of SF get rather loud at night until the early hours of...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your five star review on Trip Advisor! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your stay which sets Clift apart- from our central location to our comfortable beds and accommodations. We are equally as excited to welcome you back!

San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

the room was lovely, the bed was comfy. However, the walls were so thin I could hear everything my neighbors were saying, and I had to ask to be moved to a room that had nobody staying next door. The common area on the 11th floor smelled like cigarette smoke. All of that being said, the room was lovely and...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your room and the views, we regret to hear of the noise and smoke issues you encountered during your stay. It is important for us that our guests have a relaxing and comfortable stay at all times. Clift is in fact...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place! Beautiful building, kind staff, great location. We were able to uber/lyft everywhere super easy and a lot of things are walkable from here. We found a great deal around cyber monday.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We are delighted to receive your five star review! From our central location to the friendly and gracious hospitality demonstrated by our team, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay which set Clift apart. We look forward to hosting you again.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marijuana in the hallways, Studio 54 with bouncers in the lobby, non-working minibar fridge and three phone calls to room service to procure all of the necessary things to make a cup of tea made this stay less than ideal. More party-central and less luxe.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

While we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback, we are disappointed to hear that your stay was not up to par with the experience for which we are known. I assure you that both management and staff are dedicated to providing a memorable and personalized stay for our guests -- one defined by unparalleled service and attention...

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An inspired fusion of old-world hotel elegance with distinctly contemporary energy and glamour, the nearly century-old CLIFT’s modern and daring sense of diversity perfectly captures the city’s spirit. Steps from Union Square shopping and the legendary Nob Hill, CLIFT is perfectly located for sightseeing, shopping and socializing. Designed by Philippe Starck, the soaring lobby contains one of the most eclectic furniture collections in all of California ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clift Hotel San Francisco

Address: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: ₹ 15,560 - ₹ 35,146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clift Hotel San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 372
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Also Known As:
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Hotel Style:
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Walls seem a little thin, specify you want a quiet room and higher up off the street as possible”
  • room service!
  • Leaky tap and dingy mirror
  • Tiny bathroom
  • nice bed, good black out curtains
 of 5 bubbles Emmykeats, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“off street rooms are much quitter”
 of 5 bubbles TheTravelingDuckie, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The studio is the way to go, huge!! So comfortable. Slippers would be nice though. ”
 of 5 bubbles dusty19622017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I asked for outward facing room to road - better than an internal wall - higher the better”
 of 5 bubbles dianehilton38, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“comfortable two queen beds”
 of 5 bubbles christinab896, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
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