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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Great, classic hotel with great comforts...lounge is awesome. The bar/lounge is sexy and comfortable. Service was outstanding. Only one complaint; the hotel is a bit stealthy with no signage really from the street. A small bass plaque is nearly invisible. So, we had to endure a 20 min around the blocks drive by which was annoying.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review! We certainly appreciate your feedback and glad you had an outstanding stay. Please come back and visit us again.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This was my first time staying at this hotel and it definitely wont be my last time to stay here. Great hotel. Spotless. Staff were very helpful and friendly with every interaction. Really it was a Home away from home (although I have to admit I don't have a friendly doorman at home who greeted me with a smile every...

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

Home away from home is exactly what we are shooting for with our guest experience. I too wish I had a friendly doorman welcoming me home every day! I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Clift.

Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

A one night stay in San Fran before heading south. The hotel was in a great location close to union square. The rooms were clean, the staff was friendly and efficient and the hotel was decorated in a fun/modern way. Added bonus were the great Malin Goetz products in the room.

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

Short but Sweet! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your one night stay with us and we hope to welcoming you back again soon!

London
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Everything you'd expect from a Morgan's / Schrager hotel - chic and stylish with very slick service. Studio suite was great value. When I complained that the mini-bar fridge wasn't keeping our own purchases cool enough, they just brought us an additional fridge [in under 5 minutes!]. Malin + Goetz toiletries! Plush house car to the airport for the same...

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

I am pleased to see that you appreciated and enjoyed the unique style of our brand. We strive to be original and are constantly making changes to help meet this goal. We are celebrating our Centennial this year and looking forward to some amazing changes coming our way. We hope you come back to see us again!

Churchton, Maryland
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The Clift has all the quirkiness of a boutique hotel with all of the great customer service of a Big Brand chain. The staff was unfailing polite and helpful...I was lead two floors away by a very cheerful housekeeper who had real work to do, so she could show me the gym. I was hugely impressed. The rooms are decorated...

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

Our Staff truly care about our guest's experiences and I am so pleased to see that they were able to leave a lasting impression with your stay. Thank you for your wonderful comments and we will look forward to welcoming you back to Clift!

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I stayed at this location for a work event I had in SF. The hotel was really cool, but not great lighting as several areas were really dark to me. I assume that is just some kind of ambiance they are going for. My room was perfect - no feathers (I am allergic) and this is one of the few...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your feedback and glad you had a good experience overall. We hope to welcome you back.

Novato, California
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Just a short walk from the many sites in San Francisco; the Clift is where you want to stay. When we arrived the first thing we noticed was the ambiance of the lobby and lounge area. Beautiful one of a kind art pieces that make this hotel unique. The Redwood Room was packed even on a Thur night. The lounge...

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

It is lovely to hear that you appreciate our unique style! Originality is one of our top priorities and the other is Service. Sounds like we hit both marks with your experience. Thank you for sharing your wonderful comments with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Clift!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Nice hotel with great location in Union Square. Old hotel nicely redone. Nice bar and lobby area. Rooms very clean and beds comfortable. Very attentive staff in the lobby! Only thing keeping things from a "five" is the size of the bathrooms...

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments and I am happy to see that you enjoyed your overall stay. As a historical building, we do have some space limitations in some of our rooms; however, there are many different styles and layouts of rooms to help find the right accommodation for every guest's needs.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 April 2015

So, there is probably not much to say about the Clift. It is a designer hotel, really dark and nicely furnished. You get a feeling that you normally don't get in a typical hotel. The location is of course top and very central, you are virtually minutes away from everything important in San Francisco. My room was very large and...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed many aspects of Clift for which we are known- from our great location to our Philippe Starck design. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We can't wait to welcome you back!

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

A classy joint top to bottom! We cannot recommend the Clift highly enough. It is definitely worth the price, which is not something you can say about all luxury hotels. Pay attention to the furniture art in the lobby – a stunning collection of eclectic art deco pieces each with its own history. We normally avoid room service but –...

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

What an amazing experience! I am so glad that you were able to meet our very friendly and charismatic General Manager. There is nothing he loves more than making personal connections with our guests!

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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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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: ₹ 14,142 - ₹ 31,753 (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
#39 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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