San Francisco Luxury Hotels

The Best High End Accommodations in SF

Are you looking for the best San Francisco luxury hotels? There are a number options, but which ones really stand out?

Here you will find the top guest-rated high-end accommodations in the best SF neighborhoods, including downtown, Nob Hill, and Union Square.

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San Francisco's historic Fairmont Hotel in the high-end Nob Hill District

Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square

Address: 900 North Point Street, Suite D100
Nightly Rates: $700 - $1,800
Neighborhood: Fisherman's Wharf
Star Rating: 5 Stars

ghirardelli squareThe Fairmont Heritage Place is the first of the San Francisco luxury hotels on my list. It is fairly new and a favorite among travelers.

This hotel offers one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments or suites, giving you quite a bit of additional living space and privacy for your visit.

The views of the waterfront also make this place special. Most rooms have an outdoor terrace with a fire pit and breathtaking views of the gorgeous SF Bay.

Each suite also has a kitchenette, so you can easily make your own meals or entertain guests. Other key amenities here include:

  • 24-hour butler and concierge services
  • Pets allowed with a small pet deposit
  • Chauffeured luxury house car service that takes guests within a few miles of the hotels
  • Continental breakfast each morning
  • Daily afternoon wine and cheese reception
  • Twice-daily housekeeping
  • Pre-arrival grocery shopping for a small fee
  • Laundry service
  • Babysitting
  • Free Wifi

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The St. Regis San Francisco

Address: 125 Third Street
Nightly Rates: $460 - $1000
Neighborhood: South of Market (SOMA)
Star Rating: 5 Stars

st regis hotelThe St. Regis is one of the newer options on the scene. This is one of the San Francisco luxury hotels that is well situated near the Yerba Buena Gardens, the Museum of Modern Art, and other cultural museums in downtown San Francisco.

The top 20 floors of this 40-story building are dedicated to St. Regis guests. You get an amazing view of the city from just about any room.

Some other amenities at the St. Regis include:

  • On-site spa
  • Complimentary fitness center with a lap pool
  • Butlers on staff to provide packing and unpacking assistance as well as making restaurant reservations for your stay
  • Vitrine, a restaurant serving both breakfast and lunch
  • Ame, the other on-site restaurant, serving American cuisine with one of the best wine selections in the city
  • Pets allowed with a small pet deposit

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Address: 500 California Street
Nightly Rates: $240 - $555
Neighborhood: Financial District
Star Rating: 4.5 Stars

omni hotel san franciscoThe Omni is the best of the San Francisco luxury hotels in the Financial District, making it perfect for business travelers. It's also great for tourists, as it's within walking distance to the Ferry Building, Chinatown, and Union Square.

Once you enter the lobby, you will notice this place's modern feel. You'll find the rooms spotless and up-to-date. Make sure you ask for a courtyard-facing room for the best views.

The staff here will make you feel at home. If you have any questions about SF, the knowledgeable concierge staff will be more than happy to help.

Other amenities here include:

  • Restaurant and bar/lounge on site
  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • Free high speed internet
  • Suites available
  • Pets allowed

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InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Address: 1 Nob Hill
Nightly Rates: Around $190 - $480
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Star Rating: 4 Stars

mark hopkins san franciscoAnother one of my favorite San Francisco luxury hotels is the Mark Hopkins. This gorgeous hotel was built in 1926 and sits on top of the hill in the famed Nob Hill neighborhood.

This hotel has 16 floors of beautiful rooms and suites. Here are a few of their amenities:

  • Premium TV channels, video games, and high speed internet access in each room
  • On-site child care
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Business center
  • Room service available 24 hours a day

The Top of the Mark restaurant and lounge is located on the 19th floor, where you can sip on your choice of 100 martinis on the menu as you gaze out at the beautiful skyline. The restaurant area serves up fresh California cuisine and has an impressive wine list.

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Fairmont San Francisco

Address: 950 Mason Street
Nightly Rates: $280 - $740
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Star Rating: 5 Stars

fairmont hotel san franciscoRight across the street from the Mark Hopkins is another one of the popular San Francisco luxury hotels, the historic Fairmont San Francisco. It opened in 1907 and was remodeled in 2001.

Even if you don't get a chance to stay here, I'd highly recommend taking a peek inside at their beautiful lobby. The decor is gorgeous from floor to ceiling. The entire lobby is decorated in gold tones and other warm colors.

The flags outside the front entrance celebrate this hotel as the location where the United Nations charter was drafted in 1945. The staff is also more than happy to point out other key pieces of this hotel's remarkable history.

The Fairmont features 592 gorgeous rooms and suites. Some of the amenities here include:

  • Marble bathrooms, pillow-top mattresses, and luxurious linens in every room
  • Flat-screen TVs and high speed internet access
  • Full on-site spa
  • In-room massages
  • Complimentary car service to the Financial District every weekday morning
  • Pet-friendly (accepts both dogs and cats)

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Hotel Vitale

Address: 8 Mission Street
Nightly Rates: $340 - $710
Neighborhood: Embarcadero
Star Rating: 4 Stars

hotel vitaleOne of the newer San Francisco luxury hotels is the Hotel Vitale. This hotel is set along the beautiful Embarcadero waterfront near both the Ferry Building and the Bay Bridge.

Located about a mile from Union Square, the hotel is 8 stories high and has 200 rooms. Some of the amenities here include:

  • Fitness room and complimentary yoga classes
  • Rooftop spa and outdoor terraces
  • Premium linens and limestone bathrooms in all rooms
  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • Housekeeping twice a day

The on-site restaurant has a great bar with outdoor seating that is covered and heated for those chilly San Francisco nights.

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The Scarlet Huntington

Address: 1075 California Street
Nightly Rates: $295 - $585
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Star Rating: 4 Stars

huntington hotel Heading back up to the famed Nob Hill neighborhood, you will find another one of the great San Francisco luxury hotels, the Scarlet Huntington.

This gorgeous hotel is located about a half a mile from Union Square. It's also just a few blocks from the Financial District and Chinatown.

The hotel sits right along the California cable car line. The hotel has a number of amenities including:

  • Complimentary car service daily from 8am to 4pm
  • On-site spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Yoga studio
  • Free Wifi

The Big Four restaurant is located in the hotel lobby. The large guest rooms feature a king bed and premium television channels.

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