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LET US INTRODUCE YOU TO THE CITY BY THE BAY

From artsy neighborhoods to serene parks, from picture-perfect land and seascapes to world-renowned sites like the Golden Gate Bridge, Embarcadero Center and Alcatraz Island, San Francisco and the Bay Area charm travelers the world over with acclaimed culture, architecture and entertainment. And whether you prefer strolling through San Francisco’s neighborhoods, shopping near Union Square or seeking outdoor adventure opportunities, let our luxury hotel’s concierge assist you in planning the best way to explore San Francisco and the Bay Area.

The San Francisco Ballet

The San Francisco Ballet is America's oldest and preeminent ballet company. It has enjoyed a long and rich tradition featuring works by acclaimed choreographers and dancers.                           

Distance: 1.6 miles / 10 minutes Website

The Best of Broadway Season

Enjoy a variety of breathtaking, exhilarating and heartwarming live Broadway performances.

Distance: 0.5 mile / 5 minutes Website

The San Francisco Symphony

Come hear the world class performances of the most stunning repertory by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony.  

Distance: 1.6 miles / 11 minutes  Website

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) 

Recently renovated and expanded, SFMOMA is now one of the largest modern and contemporary art museums in America. Highlights of the new downtown museum include 260 pieces of art from the distinguished Doris and Donald Fisher collection of postwar and contemporary art; a 15,000 square foot Pritzker Center for Photography and a vertical garden that is the largest in the nation growing on a 150-foot-long wall. 

Distance: 1 miles / 10 minutes Website

Legion of Honor

Architect George Applegarth’s 1920 neoclassical palace is home to drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, as well as paintings by European masters and major pieces of Rodin’s sculpture including an original casting of “The Thinker”.    

Distance: 6 miles / 20 minutes Website     

California Academy of Sciences 

The only place on the planet with an aquarium, planetarium, a natural history museum, and a four-story rainforest all under one roof.        

Distance: 4 miles / 15 minutes Website

de Young Museum

Founded in 1895, and home to collections from the Americas, the Pacific Islands and Africa, the de Young reopened in 2005 as Golden Gate Park’s newest architectural structure.                              

Distance: 4 miles / 15 minutes Website

 Asian Art Museum

One of the largest museums in the West, devoted to Asian art and home to more than 14,000 artifacts, spanning 6,000 years of history.    

Distance: 2 miles / 10 minutes Website

Zeum at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

A unique interactive art center where young people can explore creativity and innovation through the arts and media.

Distance: 1.5 miles / 10 minutes Website                                                                     

Chinatown

San Francisco is home to one of the largest Chinese communities in the U.S. Within its dragon-crested Chinatown Gate, visitors encounter numerous restaurants, antiques stores and produce markets, as well as an authentic fortune cookie factory.                                                 

Distance: 1 block / 5 minutes walk Website

Napa Valley

Napa Valley is one of the world’s premier wine-producing regions, offering winery tours, antique fairs, hot air ballooning, fine dining and shopping. Calistoga is known for its famous hot springs.      

Distance: 46 miles / 1 hour Website   

Alcatraz

The former federal penitentiary offers self-guided, ranger-led and night tours. Alcatraz Cruises provides ferry service from Pier 33. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.                    

Distance: 10 minute ferry ride from Pier 33 Website

Sausalito 

This charming, Mediterranean-style waterfront town features shopping, dining and stunning views of San Francisco Bay.                                         

Distance: 9 miles / 30 minutes Website

Moscone Center

The largest convention and exhibition space in San Francisco, the Moscone Center is located in the South of Market Area (SOMA), under a mile from the hotel. A chief proponent of sustainable practices, the complex boasts one of the largest city-owned solar installations in the country and has achieved LEED® gold certification for its efforts.

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Embarcadero Center

The California Street Cable Car that stops outside the hotel will transport you to Embarcadero Center. The five skyscrapers house more than 100 retailers, plus 30 restaurants and a movie theater.

Distance: ½ mile/10 minutes’ walkWebsite

Ferry Building

The historic, renovated ferry terminal at the foot of Market Street is now a world-class artisan food market with over 40 shops and restaurants and a farmers market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.

Distance: 1 mile/10 minutes | Website

Fisherman’s Wharf

Vibrant and picturesque sidewalks are lined with seafood restaurants and a bevy of souvenir shops in the historic heart of the city’s fishing industry.

Distance: 1.5 miles/15 minutesWebsite

Pier 39 (The Cannery, Ghiradelli Square)

Hop on a cable car and enjoy a romantic ride to San Francisco’s waterfront and these delightful shopping areas. Pier 39 offers a thriving entertainment, dining and shopping complex set over the water. The three-story Cannery offers a kaleidoscope of more than 50 shops, galleries, restaurants, plus a café and a 3D experience’ theater. Ghirardelli Square, once a former chocolate factory, is now home to boutiques and restaurants, including three chocolate shops.

Distance: 1.5 mile/10 minutesWebsite

Union Square

Just steps from the hotel, Union Square is among the most elegant retail destinations in the United States. Named for the mass meetings held here prior to the Civil War, Union Square remains one of San Francisco’s most vital neighborhoods. World-renowned stores and richly appointed boutiques stylishly cater to every taste. Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Gump’s, Cartier, Bulgari, Gucci, Tiffany & Co., Hermes, Chanel, Wilkes Bashford are just some of the stores you will enjoy.

Distance: 5 blocks/5 minutes’ walkWebsite