The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

Rated 8.1 in 1544 reviews. 372 rooms.

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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 spirit of San Francisco.

Centrally located just 5 minutes' walk from San Francisco’s buzzy Union Square, Clift San Francisco features rooms designed by Philippe Starck. Guests can enjoy breakfast in the Velvet Room or relax with a drink in the Living Room or the Redwood Room. Guest rooms at this hotel feature crafted furniture and include custom sleigh beds and a state-of-the-art entertainment system that includes a flat-screen cable TV. MALIN + GOETZ toiletries are featured in the en suite bathrooms. Eating, drinking and special events are featured in the Velvet Room. The elegant and modern San Francisco bar the Redwood Room features digital art. The centerpiece of the room, the large redwood bar, is rumored to be carved from a single redwood tree. The Living room offers the comforts of an old English club and offers opportunities to relax, read or people watch. A world-class furniture collection with original art pieces from Salvador Dali and Charles Eames are featured in the lobby. Guests can work out in the fitness centre at Clift San Francisco. This boutique hotel is within 15 minutes' walk of San Francisco’s Financial District, Moscone Convention Center and Nob Hill. Clift San Francisco is 3.2 km from Fisherman’s Wharf. BART Powell Street Station is 8 minutes’ walk away.

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  1. Katana-Ya

    Try the chasu ramen...it's #5 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.

    74 m from hotel
    430 Geary St

  2. Ryoko's Japanese Restaurant & Bar

    Best sushi. Cool little basement place on the hill. -Stephen Hopcraft, Top Chef

    151 m from hotel
    619 Taylor St

  3. Bourbon & Branch

    The culty speak-easy makes outstanding hand-crafted cocktails. One or two are enough, but I always want many more. -Elizabeth Falkner, Top Chef

    207 m from hotel
    501 Jones St

  4. farm : table

    The people running this joint used to work at Blue Bottle Coffee. Be sure to indulge.

    267 m from hotel
    754 Post St

  5. Rye

    We recommend the basil gimlet...it's #6 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010

    291 m from hotel
    688 Geary St

  6. UNIQLO

    Uniqlo is Japanese "Engrish" for UNIque QLOthing (Clothing)

    316 m from hotel
    111 Powell St

  7. Union Square

    Union Square is a haven for shoppers: look in any direction and you will see upscale department stores. Nearby, visitors can hop onto a cable car on Powell Street.

    345 m from hotel
    333 Post St

  8. Apple Union Square

    Apple's first logo, designed by Jobs and Wayne, depicts Sir Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree. Almost immediately, though, this was replaced by Rob Janoff's "rainbow Apple."

    406 m from hotel
    300 Post Street

  9. Blue Bottle Coffee

    The gourmet coffee company has been multiplying throughout the Bay, but as charming as the Hayes Valley original garage outpost is, the Mint Plaza location was BB's coming-out party. [Eater 38 Member]

    0.6 km from hotel
    66 Mint Plaza

  10. Yerba Buena Gardens

    Don't just admire the fountain - walk behind the falls to read inspiring quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.

    0.8 km from hotel
    745 Mission St

  11. Asian Art Museum

    ASIAN ART MUSEUM: TARGET FIRST FREE SUNDAYSFree general admission on the first Sunday of every month and the family programs offered on that day—is made possible by Target. Admission is granted on

    0.9 km from hotel
    200 Larkin St

  12. Four Barrel Coffee

    It's only a few blocks from the 16th Mission BART Station. Great coffee AND tunes on vinyl - actual LPs on a record-playing machine, old-school!

    2.4 km from hotel
    375 Valencia St

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