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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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Leeds
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

We were based here for four nights at the start of our road trip holiday. It is the perfect location for Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz, Coit Tower, Golden Gate Bridge and high end shops and restaurants in Union Square. We walked to a number of places but the bridge and Golden Gate Park did require a taxi. We had a lovely...

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. We hope to welcome you back again.

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Comfortable, clean, and friendly. Within walking distance of everything! I'm grateful for the experience I shared with my son there. Compliments to all the staff who were helpful and kind. Even though there were some things I would change, it's not necessary to say anything negative.

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

Celebrating Mother's Day is one of our favorite things to do here at Clift and I am so pleased we were able to help you and your son celebrate your special day.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 12 May 2015

The hotel is very hip, and the rooms are big. The value per $ is amazing although it does not have the best rooms in the business. Location is very good and the concierge was very helpful. I will definitely go back to the hotel.

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

I am pleased to see that our efforts to be unique and stylish are paying off and that you enjoyed your overall experience!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2015

we stayed at the clift for 7 nights and found it elegant & luxuriously appointed. staff were friendly and obligingly enthusiastic in making suggestions for eating out & places for shopping, etc. we would happily stay here again as it made our visit to a fabulous city even more memorable.

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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

I usually book known hotel brands but the price and location tempted me. The decision was a total winner the hotel feels modern, new. The amenities where far better than expected. The location was superb and the staff even though I didn't interact much with them proved to be great. On any return trip I will book this hotel.

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We are always pleased to make a new Fan! Thank you for your wonderful comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Clift soon!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 12 May 2015

This is a gorgeous hotel in a perfect location in the heart of San Fransisco. We stayed in a HUGE room with a lovely view of the city and charming decor with a mix of historical and whimsical. The staff was attentive and professional. Very accommodating. The brunch was delicious as well. My friends and I enjoyed hanging out in...

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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 are happy that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay for which we are known. Please come back and visit us again soon!

Carmel
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Your staff was excellent except we didn't see any valet help and it took too long over 20 minuets to get our car upon check out. No one answered the phone when checking out for bellman help or valet help. Other than that your room service was excellent and responsive. They called back to confirm orders- that was great! The...

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

I am so sorry that your experience fell short of your expectations and that we were unable to show you the wonderful experience we are typically known for. We are in the process of completing a few special projects for our rooms in celebration of our Centennial this year and hope you will come back to see our improvements.

Richmond, California
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I bought a deluxe room and noted in my requests that anything extra would be special as I was staying there on my 34th birthday. I wasn't expecting much, but when I checked in I was told I had been upgraded to a suite! It was such a kind gesture that really was truly so special for me. I absolutely...

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

We love when people let us celebrate their special occasions with them! I am so pleased that Clift was able to help make your birthday the special celebration it should be!

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I got a great rate on Hotels.com, so thought I'd try it for a weekend with my daughter. We had a great room, with a great view. Nice to have a bright spacious room in the city, for a change. Close to everything. I parked my car nearby myself so I wouldn't have to wait around for valet parking. I'd...

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

Thank you for spending your special day with Clift. I am so pleased to hear that you had a memorable Mother's Day!

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 May 2015

As much as I would love to give the Clift a 4, I must go with a 3. Upon arrival, we were given the keys to our room, only to discover that a smoker had resided there, despite this being a non-smoking hotel. I brought it up to the checkin who apologized. They offered a new room, with an upgrade...

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I am sorry to hear about the issues you experienced with your room and I hope that we will have the opportunity to make it up to you in the future.

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 

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Address: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: €211 - €437 (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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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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