The Fairmont San Francisco
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Pets Allowed
- TV In Room
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Video Check Out
- Meeting Rooms
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Family Rooms
- Car Rental Desk
- Mini Bar In Room
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- 98%Luxury Travelers
- 79%Business Travelers
- 79%History Buffs
- 65%Local Culture
- 61%Art & Design Lovers
- 60%Nightlife Lovers
- 56%Family Travelers
Member Reviews (67)
- The Fairmont San FranciscoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11Jan 31, 2014
One of our favorite choices for both luxury and history in San Francisco, the Fairmont has been a favorite of visiting dignitaries and celebrities for over a century. At the top of tiny Nob Hill, the 600-room grand hotel features a host of extra amenities sure to make every kind of guest happy: a full business setup, a luxurious spa, and even afternoon tea. Try the honey; it's produced by the hotel's own honeybee hive in the culinary garden on the rooftop.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 4Aug 05, 2013
If your budget allows it or in need of a splurge, the best place to stay in San Francisco is at The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel, part of the same hotel chain as The Plaza in New York. The shooting location for The Rock and many other prominent movies, The Fairmont is the epitome of old Hollywood glamour, grandeur and elegance. It is royal, timeless and sumptuous. Stay in the same hotel where kings and queens, Presidents, Prime Ministers and legendary movie stars have stayed at, and you will feel equally royal. Located on top of a hill, the views are picturesque.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jul 29, 2013
I got off at the Powell Street BART Station and walked straight up Nob Hill to The Fairmont Hotel. I have never had the pleasure of staying here, but I've attended a few meetings, and as a Tourist have always enjoyed wandering in and being impressed by the elegance of it all, starting with the Lobby.
As a bit of Trivia, this Fairmont was the inspiration (including various shots) for the old Hotel TV Series which ran between 1983 and 1988. The Series was in turn based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 Novel and 1967 Feature Film of the same name. The show was set in the elegant and fictitious St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco (a switch from New Orleans). Episodes followed the activities of passing guests, as well as the personal and professional lives of the Hotel Staff. Think Love Boat dry docked on top of Nob Hill.
I was here earlier in the Week for a University of Iowa Alumni Reception. This is the State where I am from and the University that I obtained my BSChE. SUI is also where my Grandmother, Dad, Uncle, Brother, and 2 Cousins all graduated. Iowa City represents both family and home for me, although the Universities granting my other 2 degrees (Texas A&M and UC Berkeley) have their own strong attractions.
The reception was held in the ornate Gold Room. I admired the gold-trimmed balconies, had a friendly chat with one of the bar keepers, enjoyed the heavy h'ordeuvres, and relished the partial view towards the Bay. The highlight of the evening was meeting Sally Mason, the President of the University of Iowa, and listening to how much my alma mater has changed and improved. There was no direct contribution solicitation, but that wasn't necessary. The donation match form from my employer will be in the mail shortly.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Aug 16, 2013
This was a surreal experience. We got to stay at the Fairmont Suite, which the Clintons, Romneys, Obamas and many celebrities and world leaders have stayed. The views and the decor in the rooms were sensational. I truly felt like like royalty in every way possible. The hotel itself is very old-world and special in a top-knotch aristocratic way.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Jul 12, 2012
Closest high I've ever gotten to in my life! Back in August 2008, my cousin was getting married. She decided to have her wedding at the Fairmont Hotel and reserved rooms there for us relatives and guests to stay. As I entered the hotel, I was fascinated with the lobby, the mezzanine, the little restaurants, spa rooms and the little shops. Two days before the wedding, my mother and I got delicious hot stone massages at the spa, and we ate at the Fisherman's Wharf down the street from where we were and finished the dinner with a nightcap at the Tonga Room with awesome live music on the themed boat. The next night before the wedding, Mom and I came back from the city tour and ate at the Tonga Room and it was buffet night. Food was good and we caught up with the relatives. This place is well worth staying at if you can afford it while in SF.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jul 05, 2012
Its one of the best hotels in SF. I have never stayed here, but been here many times. I have eaten here at their restaurant for a graduation dinner and it was excellent. It is a landmark of SF.
Dining options at The Fairmont San Francisco include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. The property's full service health spa has massage/treatment rooms and beauty services. This 4-star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, secretarial services, and a technology help desk. High-speed Internet access is available in public areas. This San Francisco property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Business services, wedding services, limo/town car service, and translation services are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, valet parking, and a concierge desk.
There are 591 guestrooms at The Fairmont San Francisco. Guestrooms have city, garden, or courtyard views. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses, signature bedding, Frette Italian sheets, and triple sheeting. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, phones, makeup/shaving mirrors, and designer toiletries. Wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer cordless phones, iPod docking stations, and voicemail. 42-inch high-definition televisions have video game consoles, TV Internet access (surcharge), and pay movies. Air-conditioned rooms also include desks, minibars, electronic check-out, and electronic/magnetic keys. Guests may request a turndown service, irons/ironing boards, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.
Notifications and Fees:
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
- Valet parking: US $50 per day
- Pets: US $25 per pet, per night
- Rollaway bed: US $35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Very Good!2947 reviews across the web.
- Guests recommend this hotel for a romantic getaway.
- Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
- Location93% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
- Room91% thought the view was good.
- Ambiance87% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
- Service85% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Hotel BuildingVery nice building. 83% satisfied guests.
- Hotel77% thought it was clean.