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Clift Hotel San Francisco

PricelineUS$ 260*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have noted, the hotel is feeling a little dated, mostly since it is so distinctive in style, it feels a little worn now - carpets, paint, wallpaper, bathroom fixtures, electrical outlets, etc. But it has the bones of charm of an older hotel - I loved things like the stairways, large windows, nice energetic vibe of other guests....

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

We appreciate you taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. From the friendly and attentive service demonstrated by our team to our unique and modern lobby, it's great to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay. We certainly understand that our 100-year old building requires much attention, and we are in the process of taking...

Saltsjo-Duvnas, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clift is an icon in SF. Stayed two nights in the hotel which has been around for decades but it does not show. They have over the years maintained its character but continuously updated it. It is part of the Morgan Group of hotels and I have stayed at several around the world. Clift was a first, but not a...

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

We are thrilled to hear about your great experience! Thank you for taking the time to post and share your review. As a boutique hotel, Clift is designed to offer a unique and original guest experience complemented by friendly and attentive service. We look forward to having you as our guest again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in need of refurbishment. Lacks facilities and customer service. We had a room upgrade (paid for) and it was nothing more than basic. Wouldn't stay there again, I have to travel with work frequently and this is one of the hotels that you're glad to get out off.

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

We deeply regret to hear that your stay Clift did not meet or exceed your expectations. Rest assured that your experience does not reflect our commitment to providing each and every guest with a memorable visit from arrival to departure. Please know we will take your feedback into consideration as we strive to make each stay better. We do hope...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...... But then there are plenty of other hotels to choose from! Not a fan of poorly lit public areas, usually done to hide something. Also, not a fan of unnecessary drapes, but I suppose that is just personal taste. At check-in we were told that we would have a lovely view of the city from our 13th floor room....

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Clift_Rooms_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 sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. As a matter of fact, we are currently in the process of cleaning the windows throughout the entire hotel. It's great to hear that enjoyed our convenient location and found our beds to be comfortable. We hope...

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a studio room with enough space and high up, therefore quiet but only one window and therefore pretty dark. Very good service from the concierge, good room service as well. Unfortunately the service at the breakfast room was unfriendly and slow, and the dishes were unclean and filthy. The whole hotel needs a renovation ir better cleaning services, starting...

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

e appreciate your candid feedback. While it's great to hear that you received excellent service from our Concierge and Room Service team, we are disappointed to hear that the service was not consistent in the Velvet room. I assure you that all management and staff are dedicated to providing a memorable and personalized stay for our guests -- one defined...

London, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Clift many times over the years but have to say that the rooms are starting to look a little dated. The hi-fi has an ancient iPod 30-pin connector and there was just one row if plugs. To fit the array of plugs you need for recharging devices is tricky, and I twice brought my head...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We certainly appreciate your patronage to Clift! While we are happy to hear you enjoyed our comfortable beds, we regret to hear that your pre-order breakfast request was missed. Your comments have been shared with our team to ensure this does not happen again. Please know we are committed to...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to stay, business or pleasure. Nicely located and has very friendly staff! Clean, spacious and well maintained rooms. Cosy decor and comformtable bed and seating!! Worth a stay!! Would stay again when next in SFO.

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

We are delighted to receive your kind feedback. Thank you for posting on Trip Advisor. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay which our guests have come to love- from the warm and friendly service provided by our team to our unique and modern décor. Please come back and visit us again on your next...

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was not large, but it felt great. The lobby is beautiful and you can't beat the location. No coffee maker in room - a small detail. The staff was very friendly and helpful from the beginning. The bar made great negronies...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. From the warm and friendly service provided by our team to our central location, it's great to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your stay. No visit to Clift is complete without a trip to the Redwood Room- our iconic bar paneled with the wood of a single Redwood tree....

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Have loved the Clift for years and stayed here many times. Great location. Large rooms. (I hear they are in the process of renovating them) Amazing bar with friendly servers and super cool decor. Lately, it has been a great value per night.

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Clift_Rooms_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 so happy that you enjoyed your stay and certainly appreciate your patronage. Our team takes great pride in ensuring our guests have a memorable experience, complemented by friendly and gracious hospitality. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to San Francisco.

San Jose, California
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Grubby run-down hotel that was suppose to be cool about 10 years ago. Front desk staff was rude and arrogant. They say, "Your welcome," as you approach the front desk. Dark and gloomy, and it reeks of cheap cologne. Walls are dirty and faucets in bathroom dripped all night - like an SRO. Basically, it is loaded with people coming...

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

We extremely regret to hear about your stay, which certainly does not reflect the guest experience for which Clift is known. I assure you that both management and staff are dedicated to providing a memorable and personalized stay for our guests -- one defined by friendly, attentive and gracious hospitality and exemplary attention to detail. Please know that your comments...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 14,609 - ₹ 31,933 (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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Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Hotel Style:
#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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“We were on the 14th floor and had good views over the city”
Sandra12b, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“i had a studio room/junior suite, high floor and quite. Was not too impressed with standard room on last stay sometime back.”
Hmazhar, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for rooms that do not look into the interior well or that are below floor 8”
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“Allow room windows to open easier as too stuffy to sleep”
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