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Address: San Francisco, CA
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Mount Hamilton and the James Lick Observatory offer wide views of the South...

Mount Hamilton and the James Lick Observatory offer wide views of the South Bay.

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Best area for affordable hotels

The bay itself isn't much and the long causeway-bridge certainly doesn't rival those that enter the city proper. But if you're willing to drive 15-30 minutes, the hotels here are... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The bay itself isn't much and the long causeway-bridge certainly doesn't rival those that enter the city proper. But if you're willing to drive 15-30 minutes, the hotels here are nice and about half the cost.

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

The South Bay is part of the San Francisco Bay area. Other names one might have heard it by is Santa Clara Valley or Silicon Valley. It is known for high tech leaders such as Apple Corporation. IIt is also the home now of the new San Francisco 49er football stadium; it will be where Superbowl is played on February... More 

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san francisco, ca.
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

South Bay is the area below San Francisco distinguised by, among other places, silicone valley. This box shows a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge take from the Marin Headlands and has nothing at all to do with S.F. What gives?

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

This is very industrial and spread out. You'll need a car to do stuff, and there are not any real neighbors to walk the shops in yet. We went to a cooking demonstration here at a local, very well known appliance store, and had a wonderful time. Then we went on into the city for lunch and shopping.

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