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Sofitel San Francisco Bay

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife & I stayed here in a Luxury King Lagoon View room for 1 night in July this year whilst touring Northern California. We chose the Sofitel for 2 reasons - we like the brand and because it’s only a 15/20 minute drive to San Francisco International Airport. The room was spacious with good views over the lagoon and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ticks the boxes for a brief visit to the Office for a few days of work in the Valley. Valet parking available and the breakfast and bar area was ideal for meetings with colleagues and clients. Close to the freeway for access back to the airport in 15 mins.

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is neither the hotel nor the location you'd go for a vacation. For a business trip it's just what you need though - a clean place to stay with a well stocked bar and knowledgeable staff. I've stayed at this hotel dozens of times and have only once had a negative experience - a room next to the service... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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120 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently had a three night stay when I was in the area on business. The room was clean, well appointed and comfortable. It was a bit dated but I am not there for high style. The bed was comfortable, the room was large with modern amenities. The shower pressure was great and the towels were plentiful and fluffy. The... More 

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Kula, Hawaii
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed here for over 15 years when flying into SFO. Its about 10 -15 min from the airport. It is like a mini trip to France. The beds are wonderful, the rooms a artistically appointed. It is on an inland Lagoon which is supremely quiet with several water birds about. There is a wandering trail around the lagoon... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One hiccup was that their system was down during checkin. Had to wait maybe 15 mins. But other than that everything was great. Restaurant and amenities were good. Bar was reasonably priced. Rooms were in great condition. Beds were comfortable. Really nothing to complain about.

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Jim G, admin at Sofitel San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Verified Traveler, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of... More 

Texas
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87 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel is not too far from the SFO airport, they do have free hotel shuttle to and from the airport every 30 minutes so it was a plus for meeting groups. Room rate is a bit high considering that you have to pay for parking. The restaurant in the hotel served good food but also was... More 

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Jim G, admin at Sofitel San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Evelyn, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our... More 

Syosset, NY
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entered on a Sunday morning starting business trip. Very inviting sprawling lobby with talented jazz combo holding court. Was gonna check in and leave to explore the area, but spotted amazing buffet of mostly french and seafood dishes. This was $49 but I couldn't resist: clams, oysters, crab claws, mussels, mini Quiches Lorraine, oeuf en cocotte, pate, cheese selection, lamb,... More 

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Jim G, admin at Sofitel San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Verified Traveler, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback about our staff. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Jim Gould General Manager Sofitel San Francisco Bay,... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shaped like a elegant ship, the Sofitel San Francisco Bay sits on the edge of Redwood City, amidst major tech campuses and windy lagoons , with a small-planes airport nearby and ten minutes (with good traffic) from the San Francisco airport. The hotel's lobby is modern, even hip, and flows into a comfortable bar and restaurant complex. Service is fast... More 

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Jim G, admin at Sofitel San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ted, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our... More 

Fairfax, VA
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice looking hotel next to Oracle. Nice lobby full of IT type folks. I was expecting a lot considering the location and clientele. The room was tiny, old looking and didn't feel like a 4 star hotel. It was okay for our purposes but if I had options I would find something else for the price.

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Jim G, admin at Sofitel San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Verified Traveler, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We appreciate you sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Sofitel San Francisco Bay, an exclusive 'corporate resort' reputed for its refinement, considerate service and attention to detail. Whether you are visiting for pleasure or in town for business, you will savor this truly unique experience, a total immersion in comfort! Enjoy the superbly appointed accommodations in tranquil surroundings fanned by gentle breezes... Ideally situated between San Francisco and San José, this luxurious establishment is only minutes from the airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel San Francisco Bay

Address: 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065
Location: United States > California > Redwood City
Price Range: $153 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sofitel San Francisco Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 421
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Also Known As:
Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel Redwood City
Sofitel Hotel Redwood City
Sofitel Redwood City
Redwood City Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Redwood City
#1 Business Hotel in Redwood City
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