Staying at one of the boutique hotels San Francisco is a great SF lodging alternative. Here you will find ten of the best bed and breakfasts to smaller, more personal hotels.
Many of the recommendations on this list are in local neighborhoods - yet still close to the main SF attractions and activities. Staying at a boutique hotel in San Francisco is the perfect way to get a true San Francisco experience.
Address: 2229 Union Street
Nightly Rates: Start at around $249
# of Rooms: 6
Neighborhood: Marina District
The most requested of the boutique hotels San Francisco is the Union Street Inn. This small bed and breakfast is located on Union Street - where you will find cute shops, restaurants and wine bars.
It's about a 15 minute walk to Fishermans Wharf, a 10 minute walk to the Presidio and only about a 10 minute walk to the waterfront. Public transportation is good in this neighborhood too - so you can easily take the bus to see other key neighborhoods and the top sights.
Here are some of the amenities at the Union Street Inn:
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Address: 42 Moraga Avenue
Nightly Rates: Start at around $195
# of Rooms: 22
This is a newly opened inn situated inside the San Francisco Presidio - a National Historic Landmark. You will find large, quiet rooms in remodeled army officers quarters.
Seventeen of the 22 rooms are suites. All rooms have outdoor patios with gas fire pits, porches with rocking chairs and also large public areas.
Amenities here include:
From the Presidio, you can easily access Baker Beach, the Golden Gate Bridge and Crissy Field. You can also take public transportation to quickly reach Fishermans Wharf, Union Square and other SF attractions.
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Address: 1590 Sutter Street
Nightly Rates: Start at around $126
# of Rooms: 48
Neighborhood: Pacific Heights/Japantown
The Queen Anne hotel is one of the larger boutique hotels San Francisco on my list. It's an historic, Victorian style hotel built in 1890 and set in the beautiful Pacific Heights neighborhood.
You'll find a charming hotel with stained glass windows and antiques throughout. Each room is individually decorated with Victorian pieces - which adds to the hotel's character.
Amenities at the Queen Anne Hotel include:
This cute, quaint bed and breakfast is the perfect choice for those wanting to staying within a gorgeous, historic San Francisco neighborhood.
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Address: 943 South Van Ness
Nightly Rates: Start at around $138
# of Rooms: 21
Neighborhood: Mission District
Another interesting option for boutique hotels San Francisco is the Inn San Francisco in the Mission District. This small bed and breakfast is warm and inviting.
With a quiet outdoor garden and gorgeous rooftop terrace, you are sure to feel at home. You are also close to some of the best restaurants and bars in San Francisco.
Other amenities at this bed and breakfast include:
If you are a light sleeper, make sure you check the noise level of your room before booking. Some rooms are just steps off Van Ness Street, where it can get noisy. However, there are also several options in the back which are quiet.
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Address: 198 Haight Street
Nightly Rates: Start at around $220
# of Rooms: 5
Neighborhood: Civic Center/Hayes Valley
Another one of my favorite boutique hotels San Francisco is The Parsonage. This bed and breakfast is in one of the hottest San Francisco neighborhoods where new bars and restaurants are opening up daily.
Rooms at The Parsonage are comfortable and quiet. The owners take great care of both their property and their guests - so you can not go wrong by spending a few nights here.
Additional amenities at The Parsonage include:
Read recent guest reviews for The Parsonage on TripAdvisor.
6. Parker Guest House: 520 Church Street, Castro/Mission neighborhoods
7. Metro Hotel: 319 Divisadero Street, Alamo Square neighborhood
8. Inn on Castro: 321 Castro Street, Castro neighborhood
9. Golden Gate Hotel: 755 Bush Street, Lower Nob Hill
10. Phoenix Hotel: 601 Eddy Street, Civic Center neighborhood
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