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A welcome escape of timeless luxury, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is one of the finest downtown hotels to call Nob Hill home. It is a gateway to iconic memories, enveloping guests in the sounds, flavors and imagery of San Francisco. From this 1909 landmark that has been transformed into a beautiful retreat of modern classic design, it is easy to explore the city’s diverse cultural experiences as the historic cable car stops right outside.

For Charitable Donation requests, please see The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco donation request site.

  • Check In is at 4 p.m., Check Out is at 12 p.m.
  • The city’s largest full-service Club Level features complimentary food and beverage throughout the day and special tastings with award-winning local wineries on Friday and Saturday
  • Parallel 37, our signature restaurant, serves globally inspired and seasonal California cuisine
  • Renowned German goldsmith, Wellendorff Jewelers offers a boutique in our lobby
  • The Lounge features a casual menu with classic cocktails made with local spirits and a selection of local beers
  • The JCB by Jean-Charles Boisset Tasting Lounge offers exclusive wine flights and a luxury retail boutique
  • The Terrace Courtyard offers a stunning setting for elegant weddings and social events
  • Historic cable car stops right outside our doors for rides through scenic Nob Hill and other popular destinations
  • Complimentary House Car available 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for trips within 1 mile radius (subject to availability)

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Recent Honors & Awards

Below are some of our recent accolades: 

  • AAA Five-Diamond, 2018
  • U.S. News and World Report's #1 in Best San Francisco Hotels, 2018
  • Forbes Four Star Rating, 2018
  • A Readers' Choice Award "Top Hotels in San Francisco" Condé Nast Traveler, 2017
  • Michelin Travel Guide Five Pavilions, 2016
  • Ranked Best in San Francisco, Zagat Survey of U.S. Hotels, 2016
  • Ranked #1 hotel in San Francisco with a “World’s Best Award”, Travel + Leisure, 2016

Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Recently renovated guest rooms are inspired by tailored fashion, the fog of San Francisco and city architecture 
  • New guest room design features shades of steely blue, silver and grey with roman shades and modern furniture pieces 
  • Artwork depicts San Francisco culture and city scenes 
  • Kohler Performance rain showerheads 
  • 400-thread-count, 100% combed cotton linens 
  • In-room gourmet coffee and tea presentations 
  • Added bathroom shelving and cabinetry 
  • 46-inch, High-Definition TVs
  • Two 55-inch, High-Definition TVs in suites
  • Wireless, high-speed Internet access available for a fee

Property Features & Amenities

  • Complimentary computer kiosks with printing
  • Fitness Center with steam rooms and spa treatments by Spa L’OCCITANE by the Bay
  • Gift shop
  • 24-hour in-room dining with seasonal menu
  • Car rental service
  • Valet parking
  • Same day valet service
  • Complimentary overnight shoeshine
  • 24-hour personal wake-up service

Business Services

  • Copy service
  • Secretarial service
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Post/parcel
  • 24-hour computer kiosks on the second level, complimentary
  • Fax service
  • Translator

Hotel Policies

Check-In / Check-Out

  • Check-in time is 4 p.m.
  • Check-out time is Noon
  • Guest rooms must be guaranteed by credit card or deposit

In the event that you are unable to keep your reservation at our downtown hotel, please cancel 72 hours prior, so we may apply the appropriate refund.

Pet Policy

  • There is a 30 lb. weight limit for dogs
  • All dogs must be leashed when riding hotel elevators and be carried by their owners through the lobby of the hotel
  • All public areas, including hotel restaurants are reserved for owners only, with the exception of service dogs
  • A $200 non-refundable pet fee will be applied to each guest folio per stay

Other Policies

  • 14% Room Rate Tax per night 
  • 2.25% Business District Assessments per night 
  • $1.25 California Tourism Assessment fee per night
  • Rollaway bed fee of $50 per day
  • Fee for additional Club Lounge guests (more than two guests per Club Level room) applies per Club Level Guest Policy

Green Initiatives

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco is proud to promote sustainability and the conservation of energy and natural resources throughout its daily hotel operations.

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  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


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