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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

The location and bed is good, but it is an Expensive hotel for what it really is. Lobby looks nice, but rooms are very small and the internet is only free in the lobby. You need to pay $ 15-17 per day for internet and $ 50 per day for parking. Not very 2015.

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

Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry to see that our rates made your stay less enjoyable. Our rates are in line with the other Hotels in the area and parking is charged based on the going rate for valet at downtown garages here in the city. There are always self parking options for those looking for something...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a good location for tourists that want to be close to union square. It is convenient for shopping, theatre, restaurants and public transit. It was our anniversary and from the front desk to concierge everyone acknowledged it and that made us feel special. We enjoyed having a drink in the bar and breakfast buffet in the morning...

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

I am happy that you enjoyed your overall stay and thank you for your constructive feedback. We do have many different types of guests that stay with us for many reasons and hope that everyone who comes to stay at Clift feels welcomed.

Santa Monica
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I've stayed at the Clift multiple times and each time, I really enjoy the experience. From the friendly and attentive staff (Jing Huang at the front desk in particular) to the great bar scene in the lobby, this hotel has it all. It's literally steps from Union Square with a ton of shopping, great restaurants and tourism hot spots. Be...

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

I am so happy to see that our Staff made you feel welcomed and cared for. Jing is truly an asset to our Team and I thank you for sharing your experience.

Trumbull, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Hotel location is great, loved the lobby and the cool design. Great to have free coffee in the morning and sit by the fireplace in the lobby. The hotel bar is a hot spot for a young crowd with a great ambiance. We loved our room was double bed deluxe. The room was huge and beds are very comfortable. The...

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

And we will look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you for the wonderful comments about our staff and Services and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2015

First impressions great upon arrival in the lobby. Feature fireplace a real piece of art and hotel bar etc all very luxurious. Bedrooms however looking a bit worn and in need of some TLC. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Great location just off Union Square.

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

Thank you for both your positive and constructive feedback. It is great to see that you enjoyed your overall stay! We are working on several projects this year to upgrade our room product and hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back so that you may enjoy the enhancements.

Portland, Or
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Loved it! This was a great hotel, and I couldn't be happier. Cool, chic lobby, very quiet hotel room, in a great location in SF. Close to metro and easy to catch the hop-on, hop off bus just a couple of blocks away. Nice little touches like a big pitcher of citrus-infused ice water in the lobby for thirsty, weary...

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

Thank you for providing such wonderful feedback about your experience! I am happy to see that you enjoyed your time with us and that we now have a new fan of Clift!

Helsinki
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Very nice room, plenty of space, very friendly service. The location is excellent, near Union Square, just a few blocks away. We did not dine at the hotel restaurant, so cannot comment on that. Breakfast was ok, we did not have time for a la carte breakfasts.

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

I am so pleased you enjoyed the services we offer and that our location was so convenient for your travel needs!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2015

In San Fransisco for one night only! And this is the hotel I was most told to stay at. Great location! Walking distance to Union Square, Macy's and other shopping including high end. Excellent restaurants close by and staff to point you in the right direction. If you're looking for a drink, why leave the hotel? The bar is beautiful...

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review about your experience. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Clift!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I enjoyed my stay at Clift, the hotel was clean, quiet and has a great atmosphere! Close to everything I needed, and very friendly and helpful staff. Check in was easy and efficient and the staff was very courteous. Environment in the bar was great as there was a conference happening and the hotel bar was very busy. We walked...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Clift and found our staff to be friendly. Please come back and visit us again!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Like all the hotels in the Morgans Hotel Group, this one offers great service in a trendy environ. The staff is helpful and accommodating. The lobby bar/lounge is a hot spot on weekend nights. It's only a short Uber ride away to all of the downtown SF/waterfront sights.

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

I am so pleased that you enjoyed our Bar and that the friendly and attentive service from our staff stood out in your experience. Our guest's satisfaction is our top priority and I am so happy that we hit the mark with your stay!

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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
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $301 - $639 (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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#40 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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