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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall, it was a great experience and the service was excellent! The room was clean and comfortable and the lobby had a great fireplace where we enjoyed a drink before going out. The location was perfect. The only drawback was that the self parking was a little farther than we would have liked.

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Turlock, Ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a recent Friday and Saturday night at the Clift and were very impressed. All of the staff that we dealt with were very professional, friendly and helpful. The room was very clean. The bed was very comfortable. The location is great, within walking distance of Union Square, Market St. and several theaters. The other direction is a bit... More 

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

You would love to stay again and we would love to have you! Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience and for the amazing comments about our Hotel and Staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel staff was amazing....great, friendly service. Rooms are clean and trendy. Good location for walking to shops and restaurants. My only complaint is that the treadmills suck! No cusion at all, like running on a slab of steel. My back was hurting terribly after running on them the first day. Ran outside after that!

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Our Staff are our greatest asset and I am happy to see that you experienced their welcoming and caring service. We are celebrating our 100th year anniversary this year and are making some wonderful updates to the Hotel. We will keep our treadmills in mind! Thanks for the feedback. More 

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff were very courteous and friendly, and the room was nice and clean. I also liked the trendy bar downstairs, and the 1F lounge area is comfortable. I love the stylish feel to the place. I would stay again and recommend the place to friends.

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princeton, nj
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92 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering Clift i had the instant feeling of recognition of Ian Schrager ultra cool design which is so evident in the Morgans group and more recently, in the Edition chain, eg London. The hotel is the classic recipe for success: fantastic central location, close to cool bars, restaurants, theater and music venues; historical building with high ceilings, old charm... More 

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Clift_Manager, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

It is so nice to see when a guest truly understands the concept of Clift and even more wonderful to hear how much they enjoyed it. Thank you for such wonderful comments and we truly look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Clift recently for a business trip to San Francisco, and it was a positive experience. The Red Room lobby bar is great for relaxing or working, and the concierge staff excellent, very helpful advice and dining recommendations. The ground floor (lobby, lobby bar and back bar) interior design still holds up in the cool/luxe stakes, my... More 

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Clift_Manager, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for all the wonderful comments. I am happy to see that our staff and services lived up to your expectations and made your stay a memorable one. We are celebrating our 100th year anniversary this year and with this momentous occasion will come some wonderful changes to our product. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Clift is in the ideal location for your stay in San Francisco! 2 mins walk from union square where u can catch a cable car or bus to explore the city. Macy's Cheesecake Factory on the 7th floor is worth a visit as it has an awesome view of the square and great cocktails and food." I recommend eating... More 

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Our number one priority is to make all of our guests feel welcomed and I am so pleased to see we were able to hit the mark with your stay. I am so pleased to see that you had such a great experience and look forward to welcoming you back to Clift in the future. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really great stay here for a couple of days for business. Absolutely recommended in every way. The decor is great, very modern and cool, the staff are excellent and the bar is great too. Very handy location near everything...had a fantastic stay, very much recommended.

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Ely, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the hotel is very nice with friendly staff, we did find the dull lighting in the lobby & bar somewhat off putting & gloomy. Sadly the bar staff were unable to make a good cup of tea although the price was significant. Breakfast was on the cool side of hot.

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Clift_Manager, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I understand your concern about the darkness of our lobby. Our lighting is set to create a specific mood that transitions our guests from the outside world into the artistic environment of Clift. We are constantly making adjustments to the level of lights inside the hotel compared with the natural light from outside until we find that perfect combination. Thank... More 

San Antonio, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great greeting at front desk and overall assistance with any needs. The redroom was a great bar/ dance room event to meet others and had fun. I would definitely come here again and park in a parking garage since their parking was higher then a garage.

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