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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location in SF. Zero to short walking distance for shopping. Impressive style and design in lobby and common areas, but very dark corridors to elevators. Hotel is missing 24/7 room service, which is never a good thing for a jet lagging business traveller. Front desk service is ok, but not up to expectations. Plus for doormen to get cabs... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the personal attention from the moment we called to the moment we checked out! The suite was perfect for our needs. We received excellent recommendations for a great place to have a Sweet 16 Birthday dinner. Highly recommended due to the staff, the cleanliness, and the location.

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Norman,OK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is very comfortable. I love the beds. It's located in a great area in Union Square. Pretty control to several attractions. Staff were attentive. The bathrooms look small but the water pressure is amazing in the showers. I'll stay here again for sure. The worst part is the Redwood Room which is the bar at the hotel. They... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

loved the vibe, quick service, very friendly staff. Clean property. Trendy bar. Great location. Not a fan of the carpets in the room though. Also bathrobe was missing. I would definitely come back here in the near future

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It has unique interiors. Every thing is white. No closets or wardrobe in the room a bit weird. large rooms. Hotel's bar was rocking. Very helpful house keeping, concierge staff. pizzas we enjoyed. In the technology capital of the world, we had wished for free wifi in the room, but the hotel charges.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay. Fashioned by the renowned Philippe Starck, Clift is known for it’s contemporary, minimalist and modern design. We are pleased to hear that you found several members of our team to be friendly and helpful. All employees are dedicated to providing warm and gracious service to each and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice hotel conveniently located near Union Square. Friendly and efficient staff We had a bathroom issue which was handled efficiently by moving us to another room. Recommend to guests to choose studio size rooms which are large.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Clift, including the friendly service provided by our team and our close proximity to Union Square. As you mentioned, our Studio suites offer plenty of room for a great value. We are glad our team was able to find alternative accommodations to ensure... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here recently and it was a great hotel. Very cool, good bar and facilities, and great service. Rooms were really big and modern. Location is great - short walk to Union Square. Highly recommended.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. More importantly, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known- from the friendly service provided by our team to our central location. Please come back and visit us again! More 

Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Clift is a wonderful hotel. It is not huge and it is not super modern. It has a very classic feel to it. The room we had was spacious and had a great view. They serve breakfast, if you book that with your stay and it is quite good. The staff is wonderful. They know the City and can... More 

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review! We are absolutely delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay. As a boutique hotel, Clift is designed to offer a unique and original guest experience complemented by friendly and attentive service. As you mentioned, Clift is centrally located and just steps away from several great shops, world class dining and many San Francisco... More 

Northbrook, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was dirty and the bathroom was terrible. Filthy tub and black mold on tile. No top sheet in bed. Their was no robe or slippers provided, Having to walk on the stained carpeting was totally gross. The next day after after complaining they did bring us robes and slippers. After tipping the maid we did get a top sheet... More 

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We are deeply dismayed to learn of your experience, which certainly does not reflect the quality principles and service standards to which we are committed. We remain diligent in ensuring cleanliness and attention to detail are a top priority. I assure you that your concerns have been reviewed by management, and are being addressed. As a matter of fact, various... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice modern hotel close to union square and all the tourist attractions. Staff super friendly and helpful (special shoutout to Peter the doorman for his valued advice on best local craft beer bars). Very noisy on Friday and Saturday nights, both from street noise and guests returning to their rooms in hallways late at night. Perhaps double glazed windows would... More 

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your visit for which Clift is known- from the friendly and attentive service provided by our team to our close proximity to Union Square. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back again. More 

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An inspired fusion of old-world hotel elegance with distinctly contemporary energy and glamour, the nearly century-old CLIFT’s modern and daring sense of diversity perfectly captures the city’s spirit. Steps from Union Square shopping and the legendary Nob Hill, CLIFT is perfectly located for sightseeing, shopping and socializing. Designed by Philippe Starck, the soaring lobby contains one of the most eclectic furniture collections in all of California ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clift Hotel San Francisco

Address: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $225 - $666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clift Hotel San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 372
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Also Known As:
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Hotel Style:
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#52 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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