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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The room was generally clean, and the bed was fantastic. The bathroom could've been a little cleaner, but it wasn't anything major. The central location downtown is really convenient, and the lounge is a great place to relax and meet new people. The staff are all really friendly. I'll be coming back.

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We will very much look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you for your wonderful comments about your experience.

Essex Fells, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Stayed at the property for one week for work. Great location situated near shopping and restaurants. The hotel staff was great as well. First impression, lobby was nice and open, a little bit too dark and too masculine for my taste. However, the mood quickly changed as I entered my room. It's spacious with high ceiling yet the decor was...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed your overall experience with us and that the staff provided great service. Thank you for your constructive feedback about our product as we are constantly striving to work on projects that keep our rooms as fresh and as comfortable as possible for our guests.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Fantastic location and great "common" areas - the lobby especially. Great fireplace and fun chairs etc. A good place to regroup and relax at the end of a day. The room was ok - a little tired and also doesn't really live up to to cool vibe and look of the lobby and entrance of hotel. However the room and...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for both your positive and constructive feedback. I am so happy to see that our Concierge was so helpful with recommendations and was able to leave a lasting impression. Our staff and services are truly our greatest assets. We are currently working on several projects to help refresh our rooms and update some of the amenities.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Came back to my old home to visit and what can I say, Clift will forever have my heart not only based on past relationships but because every part of that hotel is just beautiful to me. Rosie, front desk manager, always takes care of me when I am visiting there which always reminds me of how homesick I really...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I love that we can now be your home away from home when you come back to SF! Rosie and Max and the rest of the staff love taking care of our repeat guests and I am so pleased to see that they have made you feel welcomed and cared for.

Reviewed 22 June 2015

Great hotel with amazing service. Love the beds!!! This hotel is in a perfect location in union square and has a fun vibe to it. The bar inside the hotel has great bartenders with amazing drinks and food. You can't go wrong!!

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Great Review!! Thank you for sharing such wonderful comments about your experience.

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Loved our Stay-CA for a Birthday weekend. WE choose the Clift because of location and its unique personality. Upscale with a twist. Very cosmopolitan and sexy. The rooms/bathrooms are a bit dated but the decor and toiletries were refreshing and trendy. A bit on the pricy side for a one night deal but it was a birthday weekend worth celebrating....

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Clift to help you celebrate your Birthday weekend!! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to be a part of your special occasion.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We originally booked a Studio room at the Clift. Through the mobile check-in app, you have the option to request an upgrade. We received an upgrade to a 1-bedroom hotel room, making it easy, convenient and stress free. A text reminder was sent indicating the hotel was ready for our arrival and asked if we had any special requests. I...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your feedback about your experience and I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay. We just started using this new application for easy check-in for our guests and I am pleased to see how well it worked for your stay!

new york
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights on business. Mainly had meetings in the San Francisco area. Arrived late (after 11pm) to a lobby populated with hotel guests and folks grabbing drinks in their popular lounge. Check in was efficient. Rooms are a bit on the smaller size. It was sufficient for solo, business travelers. Nice trendy feel to the lobby 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. We appreciate your comments and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back, either for business or pleasure.

Montreal
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Liked the lobby when I first got there. Thought wow, this is a cool place. It will be nice. Unfortunately, the lobby was the only cool part for my taste. Rooms and room floors are in need of a serious update. Decor might have been interesting when Starck designed it but no longer. Thick grey carpet, light purple walls and...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy your overall experience. We are in the process of working on several projects to help upgrade our rooms. We take all of our guest feedback very seriously and are working to make sure that all of our rooms are as fresh and as comfortable as possible. Thank you for taking...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

About a 5 minute walk from Union Square makes The Clift a great central hub for any first time visitor. The lobby and bar are a huge selling point for the hotel but beware a minimum $300 spend is required on a Friday night and dress to impress.

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

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed our premier location- just steps away from several great shops, restaurants and many San Francisco landmarks. Hopefully you were able to sample our curated cocktails and tasty bites from our new Decompression Hour menu served in the Redwood Room. We look forward to hosting you again.

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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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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: ₹ 14,448 - ₹ 30,709 (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
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#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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