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Top San Francisco Historic Hotels

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Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0 450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
4.8/5
(6 Reviews)
This family-friendly San Francisco hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Westfield San Francisco Centre and Grace Cathedral. Golden Gate Theatre and Moscone Convention Center are also within 15 minutes. Powell St & Sutter St Stop and Powell St & Post St Stop are within a 2-minute walk.
C$185
Queen Anne Hotel

Queen Anne Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0 1590 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
4.7/5
(15 Reviews)
Located in Western Addition, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Van Ness Avenue, The Regency Ballroom, and Fillmore Auditorium. San Francisco City Hall and Orpheum Theater are also within 1 mile (2 km). California St & Van Ness Ave Stop is 9 minutes by foot and California St & Polk St Stop is 11 minutes.
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San Remo Hotel

San Remo Hotel

2.0 out of 5.0 2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
4.7/5
(6 Reviews)
Located in North Beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pier 39 and Coit Tower. Palace of Fine Arts and Alcatraz Island are also within 3 mi (5 km). Taylor St & Francisco St Stop and Columbus Ave & Lombard St Stop are within a 5-minute walk.
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Hotel Majestic

Hotel Majestic

3.5 out of 5.0 1500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA
4.5/5
(18 Reviews)
Located in Western Addition, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Civic Center Plaza and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Moscone Convention Center. Golden Gate Bridge is 4.7 mi (7.6 km) away. California St & Van Ness Ave Stop is 8 minutes by foot and California St & Polk St Stop is 9 minutes.
C$167
InterContinental Mark Hopkins

InterContinental Mark Hopkins

4.0 out of 5.0 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA
4.4/5
(14 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Grace Cathedral, 555 California Street, and SHN Curran Theatre. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Warfield Theater are also within 15 minutes. California St & Mason St Stop and California St & Powell St Stop are within a 2-minute walk.
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Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

3.5 out of 5.0 433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
4.4/5
(34 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Moscone Convention Center. Ferry Building and Lombard Street are also within 2 mi (3 km). Powell St & Post St Stop and Powell St & Sutter St Stop are within a 2-minute walk.
C$252
Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

4.5 out of 5.0 495 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA
4.4/5
(28 Reviews)
This family-friendly San Francisco hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Hyde Street Pier and Ghirardelli Square. Lombard Street and Pier 39 are also within 15 minutes. Hyde St & Beach St Stop is only a 2-minute walk and Hyde St & North Point St Stop is 3 minutes.
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Handlery Union Square Hotel

Handlery Union Square Hotel

3.5 out of 5.0 351 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
4.2/5
(13 Reviews)
This family-friendly San Francisco hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Union Square and SHN Curran Theatre. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Westfield San Francisco Centre are also within 10 minutes. Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop is only a 2-minute walk and Powell St & O'Farrell St Stop is 2 minutes.
C$361
Fairmont San Francisco

Fairmont San Francisco

5.0 out of 5.0 950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
4.2/5
(12 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Grace Cathedral, SHN Curran Theatre, and 555 California Street. Westfield San Francisco Centre and Embarcadero Center are also within 15 minutes. California St & Mason St Stop is only a 2-minute walk and California St & Powell St Stop is 2 minutes.
C$201
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

4.0 out of 5.0 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
4/5
(19 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Union Square, SHN Curran Theatre, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Moscone Convention Center are also within 15 minutes. Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop and Powell St & Post St Stop are within a 2-minute walk.
C$238
Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

5.0 out of 5.0 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA
3.8/5
(12 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Academy of Art University, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Moscone Convention Center. 555 California Street and Westfield San Francisco Centre are also within 10 minutes. Market St & New Montgomery St Stop and Montgomery St. Station are within a 2-minute walk.
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Hotel Whitcomb

Hotel Whitcomb

3.5 out of 5.0 1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA
3.6/5
(56 Reviews)
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Orpheum Theater, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. San Francisco City Hall and Van Ness Avenue are also within 10 minutes. Market St & 8th St Stop and Market St & Hyde St Stop are within a 2-minute walk.
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San Francisco Historic Hotels

If you’re a fan of learning about centuries gone by, or perhaps you just love the architecture of yesteryear, consider a historic hotel the next time you travel. San Francisco historic hotels put you near where all the momentous events in the area occurred, and where the old, vintage buildings stand.

When you book a room at one of the historical hotels in San Francisco, you’ll experience the past come alive. Visit all the famous landmarks nearby and snap a few pictures for the scrapbook. Be sure to ask the hotel staff about visits from historical figures and then head back to relax in your hotel room after a long day of sightseeing tours and artwork exhibits.

As much as you love history, you also love modern amenities, and you can have the best of both worlds on this trip. These accommodations range from plush to quaint, and you’ll have all the conveniences you need to relax and rejuvenate. And you don’t need have Rockefeller as your last name to be able to afford a place to rest your head. There are a wide variety of cheap historic hotels in San Francisco that cater to everyone, no matter your budget.

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