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San Mateo, California
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Great location , friendly staff. We stayed for four days and loved it. Just of Union square , handy for all parts of San Francisco - we did a lot of self guided walking , or hopped on and off the street cars and buses.

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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 delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We can't wait to welcome you back.

Oakland
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Only (very) small issue was my room was not attended to on Sunday. Not really a problem, but thought I'd mention it anyway. Other than that very much enjoyed my short stay. Great location, excellent front desk service.

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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 delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We can't wait to welcome you back.

San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for a Girls Weekend and it was perfect. The location is just a 3 minute walk to Union Square and lots of restaurants, bars and shopping. The hotel bar was hopping and so much fun. We loved the free coffee in the morning where we could sit in the lobby and people watch. Our room...

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

A girl's weekend sounds like a lot of fun! I am so pleased that Clift was your destination of choice and that you had such a wonderful experience. Looking forward to the next girl's night out!

Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Resist your temptation to save marginal $ by staying at other downtown economy hotels. You will not regret staying at Clift SF. We stayed in both econo hotel and Clift during our first visit to downtown San Francisco and the experience was night and day difference in terms of cleanliness and quality.

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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 appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. We can't wait to welcome you back to Clift!

Texas
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This is a nice hotel. Traveled with a group of 6 on business. The staff was friendly and attentive, but they were mostly non-existent. The rooms are nice but crowded with the king bed in them - not much room left to move around in. Parking was expensive. And while the Redwood Room is a must with it's dark paneled...

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

Our Hotel is a top priority for us and would never play second fiddle to our wonderful Bar. Each area of Clift is designed with a specific intent and meant to inspire different experiences from one another. I am sorry that there was a concern with noise during your stay and for future, please know that we have wonderful courtyard...

Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Hotel was clean. Staff was amazing and helpful. We ordered room service for breakfast. It was delivered hot, fresh and on time. It was delishous. Stopped by the Redwood Room, it was very inviting and the atmosphere was energetic. Thank you Clift!!!!

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

Thank you for such a lovely review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Clift!

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This was a very comfortable stay. Very friendly and attentive front desk and concierge staff, ultra prompt room service. Large, clean, well appointed room with a nice, comfortable king bed. The bathroom was tiny but this is not a new hotel; rather a beautifully renovated and updated one. The hotel is perfectly located close to Union Square making it convenient...

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

This was a gem of a review! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and I am so pleased that the staff were able to make it a memorable one. We truly look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

Amazing service! Everyone was so friendly and attentive. They really went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. We were on a 2 week trip and this was our third 4 star hotel stay. The service here surpassed the other hotels by far. My husband and I had such a great stay.

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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 so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We can't wait to welcome you back again!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

not impressed, I'd never go more than 2 stars here, lazy doormen, $50 to park, REALLY, I'M STAYING HERE AND HAVE TO PAY FOR MY CAR TOO, very noisy hotel, rude guest at 3am yelling in hallway, never saw security, won't be back, oh and I parked next door for $30 with in n out privileges, I've never had a...

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

I am sorry to see that you did not enjoy your stay. Most city hotels charge for parking and our rates are in-line with the other Hotels in the area. I am so sorry that another guest was rude and disruptive. We do have Security on hand throughout the night and will address these situations as soon as we are...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is a very funky and fun hotel. The staff was great and the rooms were really clean. I was also surprised by how big the rooms were. The food was delicious and I honestly wish my team (business trip) had eaten at the hotel more as the food at the hotel was better than a few of the restaurants...

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

I can't wait to share this review with our Chef! He will be so pleased to read your wonderful comments as he has recently changed and added new items to his menu. Thank you for all your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to Clift.

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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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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

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: $275 - $658 (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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Also Known As:
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
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#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Always bring ear plugs to stay in a 'boutique' hotel in San Francisco, because while the amenities may be amazing, you will still be able to hear through the walls. I slept soundly with my ear plugs but was woken up a few times by loud doors/sirens outside when I forgot to put them in.”
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