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 FranciscoAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Nov 02, 2013
It's Halloween 2013, adn this year, we're partying at the Aykut International Halloween Ball @ the Fiarmont Htotel in San Francisco! This year, two ninjas (deadly ninja and Scorpion from Mortal Kombat) descend upon the mery party revelers and wresk havok. Alongside them, Breaking Bad, SWAT, zombies, and the Great Gatsby crew make appearances. Great costumes... and looking forward to Hallowen 2014!
- The Fairmont San FranciscoAug 16, 2013
Perched on top of Nob Hill, the San Francisco Fairmont is a historical centerpiece of the city. I have many memories of visiting this hotel throughout my life, from family dinners at Laurel Court to business happy hours at the Tonga Room. Growing up I looked forward to exploring the holiday decorations and gingerbread house with my Mom, and I can’t wait to share the experience with my niece and nephews this year.
The 591 guest rooms are split between the tower and the main building. In the tower, suites are available as signature or deluxe, the difference being the view. The signature suites have a stunning view of the bay while the deluxe suites feature a city view. The main building offers many different suites and specialty rooms that can accommodate couples, families and larger celebrations.
The “Heritage Hallway” showcases the rich history of the hotel, including pictures of celebrities and dignitaries throughout the years. Even President Obama elects to reside at the Fairmont when he is in town. While the hotel just underwent a massive renovation in 2012, they did a fantastic job conserving the traditional décor. This is truly an elegant, sophisticated retreat in one of the most dynamic, beautiful cities in the world (in my local humble opinion).
- 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 FranciscoMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 3Feb 16, 2013
SF's Grande Dame #3, behind the Palace and St. Francis. A frequent destination for big-time political fundraisers. Attended several events (not the aforementioned) here, plus a great stop to show visitors. Thank goodness they've dropped the idea of building condos.
- The Fairmont San FranciscoJul 05, 2012
The Fairmont is the most elegant and decadent hotel in San Francisco. Located atop Nob Hill the view encompasses the entire city all the way to the ocean. The penthouse has been home to Bing Crosby, Katherine Hepburn, and Barack Obama. I slept like a queen!
- The Fairmont San FranciscoJul 05, 2012
I thought this was a terrific value for what we paid. The hotel lobby is straight from a movie (in fact, a number of films were shot at the hotel - including one of my favorite Sean Connery scenes in The Rock). It's a glamorous place that has fantastic views of the bay. We could see the Golden Gate from our window (15th floor, tower). With all the hills, the walks from the hotel are not for the un-fit, but cabs are readily available. The staff was extra-friendly, and every recommendation the concierge made played out beautifully. I highly recommend!
- 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.