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Sacramento, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you thrive on drama, you'll love the Clift Hotel. We stayed two nights and left exhausted and longing to go home and get a good nights sleep due to discourteous, out of control guests. One night, a woman screamed and ranted profanities for well over an hour (2:00 to 3:00 AM). Called the front desk four times. She was...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall my experience at the Clift was great. Friendly service, beautiful hotel and huge room! My only recommendation is to have closets or drawers in the rooms. I dont know if it was just my room that had zero place to hang my clothes but basically everything had to stay inside my luggage even though the room was very large....

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We checked in from London into what we thought would be a hip cool hotel with a late night bar with a Dj. A bit like the Shore Club or The Raleigh in Miami. We couldn't have been further from these upmarket hotels. First impressions were great friendly attentive staff. We were upgraded to a small suite which was much...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beds are comfortable, and the room large....but the bathroom was tiny. For a hotel that calls itself chic, there isn't even a coffeemaker in the room. You are required to accept a Facility Fee $25, which gives you internet plus a $10 credit at breakfast. Really? If you want to use the business center, the computer costs $6.95 for...

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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 share your feedback. While we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable beds, we are sorry to hear that the rest of your stay did not meet or exceed your expectations. Although we do charge a daily Urban Facility Fee, guests can receive items like in room WiFi, a daily $10...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Clift for a week in February 2017. We had a wonderful experience and would recommend it for a stay. It's a beautiful hotel, but it's the team that work here that make it stand out. Every member of the team was welcoming, helpful and efficient. As for the accommodation, the beds were very comfortable and the...

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

We are delighted to receive your five star review! It’s nice to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay for which we are known- from the warm and gracious service provided by our team to our central location. As you mentioned, Clift is conveniently located to an array of shops, restaurants and many San Francisco landmarks. We look...

Orange County, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Clift Hotel. The weekend I had stayed was a holiday weekend, so checking in was busier than usual. However, staff were extremely welcoming and friendly. The room is a little small, but that is expected of San Francisco hotels. The room was beautifully furnished. Throughout my stay, all of the staff were friendly...

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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 a review on Trip Advisor. While we are sorry that check-in was busier than usual, we are happy to hear that our team was extremely welcoming and friendly. The foundation of our culture is based on curating original guest experiences that ensures you are warmly welcomed and have a relaxing stay from...

San Francisco
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall, I would stay at the hotel again if in the City. The hotel areas were attractive with several unique, ecletic decorations such as the rather out-sized chair placed in the center of the lobby. The room was clean and the cleaning staff did a very nice job of selecting a time to come in when you were out so...

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

We appreciate your candid feedback. It’s nice to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known- from the infamous big chair in our lobby to the friendly service provided by our team. We are sorry to hear that your room accommodations were noisy and the view was not preferred. Should appointed accommodations not be...

Billericay
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

ok, but could have been better. Very dark, some cleanliness issues in the bathroom, charge for computer and printer use. Very , very expensive taxi to the airport, $75!!!!!! However, it was a good location, the room was bright, and the bed comfy and clean

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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 share your feedback. We are sorry to hear of any cleanliness issues you may have experienced during your stay. Please know that cleanliness and attention to detail are a top priority for us. The concerns you mentioned will be shared and reviewed with our Housekeeping team. We hope to have the opportunity to...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not impressed at all. We checked in at almost midnight (thanks to United Airlines) but first we had to go and find the valet who was socialising in the lobby. At check in we could not make ourselves heard nor could we hear what the receptionist was telling us because there was a full scale party going on in the...

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

Thank you for your feedback. We greatly regret to learn of your dissatisfaction with your stay. Rest assured that your experience does not reflect our commitment to providing each and every guest with a memorable visit from arrival to departure. Please know that our team follows a very strict and detailed cleaning process, followed by additional measures, to enhance our...

Greenville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started out weekend in Napa and finished up at the Clift. We loved it. Great location, great rooms, great staff. We would def stay here again. Family friendly. Very hip and funky. A number of employees recommended places for us to eat and drink and all were spot on. We loved it.

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

We are delighted to receive your glowing review. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your girls weekend at Clift! Hopefully our team was able to assist in crafting a memorable experience- both within and outside of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $210 - $496 (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
#39 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Room was spacious but very bland. ”
 of 5 bubbles barbo486, yesterday | Read review
“Complimentary Coffee/tea in the room would be a nice addition. since it is a $$$ hotel. Also, the mattresses were a bit on the soft side, so I didn't completely feel asleep. It would nice to have firmer mattresses. Overall I am satisfied and I would definitely consider another stay, when I visit San Francisco again. I really appreciate the receptionist and the manager for waiving the first night's fee since it wasn't our fault for not making it the first day. ”
 of 5 bubbles am818698, 1 week ago | Read review
“More comfortable mattress would be good, update TVS, update bathrooms, replace metal blinds with blackout shades.”
 of 5 bubbles esseno, 1 week ago | Read review
“Always bring ear plugs to stay in a 'boutique' hotel in San Francisco, because while the amenities may be amazing, you will still be able to hear through the walls. I slept soundly with my ear plugs but was woken up a few times by loud doors/sirens outside when I forgot to put them in.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahfH6899ZS, 1 week ago | Read review
“Soooo Beautiful!!”
 of 5 bubbles Stataylor2004, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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