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The Fairmont San Francisco
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108   |  
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“Top of World in San Francisco”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Run with the efficiency of well tuned museum...which with its historical significance is! All the rooms are newly renovated with understated taste retaining the elegance of this iconic property. The world famous Tonga Room makes a great Mai-Tai and the Laurel Court food and service is par excellence. Only downside is problematic and expensive valet parking...and the walk back UP Know Hill. it remains a classic grand hotel for all...including the family pet. JMF/August 20, 2014

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our 4 day stay at the Fairmont in San Francisco was the culmination of a magical trip along the West Coast of the US. We felt like honoured guests in the palatial surroundings of the hotel. The views from our room were spectacular and everything about the hotel added to our enjoyment of being in San Francisco. Well done to all the staff and employees behind the scenes.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Burnaby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is located in a historic building and a newer 20+ storey tower.
We stayed in the tower, on the 17th floor, with a very nice view of the city (when the fog lifted:)
Overall it was a pleasant stay but if the room came with better bathroom amenities and a free wifi, it would have felt more like a true 5* hotel ..

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Sherwood Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent hotel and location to stay at in San Francisco. The views from the tower facing north are spectacular. The property is located right on the corner of where all 3 cable car routes have stops, is in walking distance to Chinatown and Union Square. Note that the hills are very steep around the hotel and sometimes the cable cars can be full if trying to get back to the hotel after exploring the sights at union square and fisherman's wharf. The California line is less busy so if you want to experience a cable ride take that line.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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New Canaan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location at the top of Nob Hill, an easy walk to Chinatown. The room was spacious and very comfortable. The Tonga Room was a blast. It's a beautiful old hotel, updated with modern conveniences..

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location and beautiful views. The rooms in the tower are spacious and well appointed. Service is flawless. A drink or meal in the Laurel Room brings back memories of days gone and yet still impressive.
Just one negative note. Concierge should be up front when they charge a service fee (Hop on /Hop off tour tickets )and not add it to the price. You find out anyway and no one likes to be conned.

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Green Features: As good as you can expect from a brand of this stature.
  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were guests at the Fairmont using our DVC points. It was luxurious, beautify, historic and great location. The breakfast was amazing. We feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to view history and have such lovely accommodations. Excellent staff as well.

If you are a member of Fairmont's Presidents club the wifi is free.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Fairmont San Francisco

Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#19 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#19 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#19 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairmont San Francisco 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. The grandeur of the hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience. Known for turning moments into memories for leisure and business travelers alike this luxury San Francisco hotel has been host to some of the most influential meetings and events, breathtaking weddings and personalized special occasions of the century. Each of the San Francisco hotel's spacious guestrooms and suites have been elegantly updated including flat screen TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, and MP3 docking stations.In addition to its 591 guest rooms and suites this luxury San Francisco hotel offers fine dining with three renowned restaurants and lounges, as well as 55,000 square feet of spectacular function space. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an unmatched blend of luxurious accommodations, elegant meeting spaces and superb services, which make for an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 
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