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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I spent one night here. The location is great, but parking is terrible so you will have to get a garage. We were going to valet, but the staff said that if we were willing to walk 1 block, we could get a garage that was $40 cheaper, which is what we did. The lobby is really trendy, and the...

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

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. Please come back and visit us again soon.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This is a brilliant hotel located in a perfect spot so close to Union Square and surrounding restaurants and shops. I'd describe this hotel as arty, with some very cool touches. This is definitely not your stereotypical hotel at all its way cooler than that. The foyer and bar areas are amazing and unlike anything you will see elsewhere. We...

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

I am so pleased that we became your hidden gem and very much look forward to welcoming you back to Clift in the future. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments.

Turin, Italy
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I was lucky to get a good rate at the Clift. This allowed me to enjoy an excellent hotel. The location is perfect. Just by Union Square to be part of the hustle and bustle, far enough to have decent quiet to sleep at night. The Service personnel were extremely friendly and accomodating. They were very knowleagable and informative on...

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

It sounds like you had a great stay! Thank you for sharing your experience with us and I agree, the 17th floor has an awesome view! I hope we get to welcome you back next time you are in San Francisco.

Reviewed 23 February 2015

The room and hotel were great however the shower was sub-par. The shower head felt like it was going to fall out of the wall and the drain was so slow I had to stop mid shower to let the water drain out. Other then that my stay was wonderful and the staff was friendly and professional.

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments about our staff and I am happy to see that you enjoyed your overall experience. I assure you the deficiencies you experienced with your bathroom will be immediately addressed and are not the typical level of service we strive to provide our guests. Thank you again for your feedback and we look forward to...

Reviewed 23 February 2015

Great promotional price for a boutique hotel so close to the action. This very well might become our regular place to stay from now on??! Beds were soft, shower had great pressure and heat. Staff and valet was easy (but not cheap! $52 per night - ouch SF!) and the location is verrry walkable.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Clift is a stylish spot just around the corner from Union Square. The service is excellent, rooms comfortable and sizeable by San Francisco standards, and the hip decor and people watching make this a great spot.

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Mountain View, California
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Got a good Priceline deal here. Renovated old hotel in a good neighborhood. It's a nice hotel, but too hip for its own good. Dark lobby with quasi-creepy accents. Copious whiffs of weed throughout. Room was small, but tidy. A USB charging port would be a solid addition. Nice place that seems a little too self-important.

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

Our hotel has a unique style and our deign was created with specific intent. Should you be interested, we would be happy to share our Ethos and explain the purpose behind our design concept. There is a very wonderful and interesting story within our history and we are celebrating our 100th year anniversary this summer. There are some wonderful changes...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2015

A fashionable hotel with lovely rooms, a great location, friendly staff and lively atmosphere...worth every penny. Breakfast is also good though a bit on the expensive side, concierge is efficient and knowledgeable.

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Thank you for your five star review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. Please come back and visit us again soon!

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 21 February 2015

The location is in Mid-town San Francisco which makes it minutes away from all sorts of restaurants and stores. The room was comfortable and maintained, the lobby smells like a million dollars :-) Highly recommended!

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Toronto
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I had a booking at the Clift as a result of a Priceline Express deal. Based on the amenities listed and my research on potential Priceline Express hotels, I thought I would get the Hotel Nikko (where I’d stayed previously). I’ll admit, I was a bit disappointed when Priceline revealed the Clift because of some of the reviews I’d read...

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I was pleased to see that our Front Desk Agent provided a wonderful welcome experience for you and was able to provide an upgrade. I appreciate both the positive and constructive feedback you gave us in your review. I assure you that we do not allow solicitation in our Hotel and have a wonderful Security Team available throughout the night...

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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: €180 - €457 (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
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#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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