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Nob Hill

San Francisco, CA 94109 (Nob Hill)
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Ranked #119 of 375 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Hiking, Drinking
Description: One of the most upscale areas of San Francisco, this is the site of two landmarks: The Fairmont Hotel and The Mark Hopkins.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

So we arrive in San Francisco to find out that the suites where overbooked and we got an upgrade to an older cold room and our upgrade included a queen sized bed ( we paid for king)! With only two nights to spend in beautiful San Francisco we asked for the rooms we had booked but he told us it... More

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There's nothing for sale or shouty, just perfect views and pleasant strolls, if you don't include the vertical climb to get here. It's largely hotel and residential, and at sunset was a peaceful way to see the city. Some of the sidewalks are so steep I'm curious why the city doesn't just put stairs in, but we had a lot... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Not much to say other than i enjoyed my visit here immensely It's hard not to love everything in San Fran, isn't it?

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Somers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I like to walk up on Nob hill to get away from the bustle of down town (note: wear comfortable walking shoes!). Huntington Park and Grace Cathedral are nice, and you can look along the streets (that were so hard to climb up) out over the city.

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Eu, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I have stayed at The Fairmont hotel so, some evenings I looked around on the Nob Hill and enjoyed some restaurants around. Nice place, not very crowded, the peak is just in front of the Fairmont Hotel. The street on the left is really going down at a high level, please come prepared with sneakers and no high heels.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

If you want to get away from the crowds then this is the place to head. I spent a couple of hours round here walking the side streets. There are some excellent photo opportunities to be had round here that are away from the norm. You never know what's round the next corner.

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Albany, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I was in San Fransisco for a recent convention. I've been to San Fransisco a number of times before and usually make the side trip to visit Nob Hill. I usually walk up, which is a challenge if you have issues walking because of the steep, uneven path. The view from the top is great... excellent photo op. I also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Take a walk to Nob Hill and check out the Fairmont and Mark Hopkins hotels, and also Grace Cathedral. There is a small city park nearby and the views are awesome. This is what I think of when thinking about San Francisco.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Despite being almost entirely destroyed by the earthquake and fires of 1906, Nob Hill has remained the epicenter of wealth and affluence in San Francisco for over a century. There is fantastic architecture all around you in this neighborhood, especially at California & Powell which features the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental, the Fairmont Hotel, and the brownstone Pacific-Union Club. While much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This was my favorite neighborhood to walk around early in the morning. It was really quiet and peaceful.

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