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Clift Hotel San Francisco

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room via Hotel Tonight last minute and received a good price at this hotel and centrally located. Hotel didn't have much inventory. The room was large and the bed was comfortable but the room was adjacent to the service elevators and you could hear them in the room early in the morning.

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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 your feedback. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Clift. As you mentioned, we are centrally located and is just steps from Union Square and many other landmarks. Should appointed accommodations not be satisfactory for any reason, we are happy to provide alternatives, as based upon availability. We sincerely...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Repeat customer had another terrific experience at the Clift. Staff, Amenities and Location are all world-class as always. I will definitely be returning at some point to SF and will stay at the Clift once again.

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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! From the warm hospitality served by our team to our central location, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known. We can’t wait to welcome you back on your next visit to San Francisco!

San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a hotel located in the heart of San Francisco, than the Clift is for you. Should you want a better experience in terms of food, and lodging, look elsewhere. Unfortunately until you actually check in and get to your room, you will have no idea of how below average the Clift is. Yes, they have...

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

We greatly regret to learn of your dissatisfaction with our hotel. While we are happy to hear that you found our location to be convenient, we are sorry to hear that the rest of your visit did not meet or exceed your expectations. While Clift just celebrated our 100-year anniversary, we remain committed to an exceptional guest experience and are...

New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I happen to love the Clift as I have stayed there for years and have many fond memories of the hotel. Unfortunately, in my last two visits there have been plumbing issues and there is a general shabbiness creeping into the fabric of the hotel rooms that make stays less than the marvelous experience they used to be. There needs...

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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. While we appreciate your patronage to Clift, we regret to hear of the plumbing issues which you encountered during your last two visits. Please know we are committed to an exceptional guest experience and are continuously making improvements to our hotel- including various items in our guest...

Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worked out great for a lot minute booking... which we did on the website and got a great deal! Too was perfect and slept like a baby in the comfortable bed. Loved Heather at the front desk. She checked me in and out. Efficient, knowledgeable and pleasant.

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

Thank you for sharing your five star review on Trip Advisor! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known-- from our comfortable beds to the friendly and gracious service provided by our team. Please come back and visit us again!

Los Osos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in as usual was speedy and we were up in our room in minutes. The hotel's location meant we were able to head to Union Square for a quick shopping trip before meeting friends in the Redwood Room for cocktails. We had great service - not too overbearing, but checking in occasionally on our needs. After that we hit...

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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! From our central location to the friendly and attentive service demonstrated by our team, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay which our guests have come to love and appreciate. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Sonora, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a big step for me, staying the night in the city. I'm from a small country town. It was a great experience and I can't wait to visit again. This hotel is beautiful, the view was breathtaking and the staff are so nice. Loved everything about my stay!!

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

Thank you for posting your five star review on Trip Advisor! We are thrilled to hear you had an amazing experience. The cornerstone of our culture is based on providing friendly and gracious service to each and every one of our guests for a more personalized stay. We hope to have the chance to welcome you back in the future.

Irvine, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice place a couple blocks off union square. The hotel itself is pretty clean, though the prices are a bit high considering how small the rooms are. But it's the city so that's not unexpected. The breakfast / room service / bar prices are all quite a bit higher than the other properties around the area though. The...

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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 your feedback. As you mentioned, Clift is in a good location and walking distance to Union Square- the hub to San Francisco’s shopping and dining meca. Fashioned by the renowned Philippe Starck, Clift is known for it’s authentic and iconic design which is infused throughout every part of the hotel. In fact,...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased we chose this hotel for our visit to San Francisco. It is well situated for exploring the city being only two blocks from Union Sguare and the Hop on Hop off buses. The staff of this hotel are very helpful and the hotel has a vibrant modern ambience. Would definitely stay again

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback on Trip Advisor. Designed to offer a more intimate and personalized experience in a boutique setting, Clift is the ideal hotel in Union Square. Our entire team is committed to delivering gracious hospitality to each and every guest. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to San Francisco!

San Luis Obispo, California, USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love this hotel. The staff is friendly, the decor is fun and plush, the bar is lively and everything you could possibly want to do, see, or eat is easily accessible from the front door. We stayed in room 1606 that had sweeping views of the city. The room was very large and the bed...

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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! From the warm and gracious service provided by our team to the renowned Redwood Room, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay which our guests have come to love and appreciate. We are equally as excited to welcome you back to Clift!

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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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  • 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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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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: $217 - $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
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#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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“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, 2 days ago | Read review
“More comfortable mattress would be good, update TVS, update bathrooms, replace metal blinds with blackout shades.”
 of 5 bubbles esseno, 4 days 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, 6 days ago | Read review
“Soooo Beautiful!!”
 of 5 bubbles Stataylor2004, 1 week ago | Read review
“Stay away from the elevators, they're noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesTrvlr, 1 week ago | Read review
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