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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am so impressed by the performance of the staff and quality of restaurants inside the Fairmont. The only downside is all the homeless living in the nooks and crannies on the streets as you walk up and down the road. I main reason was to have a ball, the grand ball room is huge and beautiful the rooms are...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here during a trip down the coast. We stayed a couple of nights at this beautiful hotel. Elegancy, this place wears it well. We were giving a room on the corner ( large window on both sides-cool view) that overlooked the garden with a few palm trees, some of the city and the Pacific ocean....

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. We're pleased to hear you and your husband had such a nice stay and enjoyed the stunning views from Nob Hill. Thanks again for your kind words and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The trip was actually in April, 2015, not 2016...but really wanted to share my experience here. Great hotel, great location, great facilities. The staff was just fabulous. We have received an upgrade, which only made the whole experience even better.

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review of the hotel. We're pleased you had such a nice stay and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas

Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for New Year's Eve, we were really looking forward to it. The hotel is beautiful and expansive. There's lots of nice areas to explore. Staff is very friendly and helpful. That's about where the good ends. The first room we were in was large and comfortable with a very large walk in, but the walls are incredibly thin....

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. While I'm pleased to hear you found the hotel beautiful, I'm sorry for the challenges you experienced. I can imagine the frustration the noisiness of your rooms caused, and for that I apologize. I also regret to hear of your experience with your New Year's Eve...

Dallas TX
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with wife and son. My expectations were met, though nothing wowed on our visit. Staff was very friendly, common areas were well maintained, and location was good. The actual rooms are fine but unremarkable. If renting a car, try to find a date that includes parking, as they charge a confiscatory $62+tax.

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent stay with us. I'm pleased to hear you and your family had such a nice visit and you enjoyed such great service. Thanks again for your feedback and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas

Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A spontaneous trip for a family of five to San Francisco was worth it. The sunny skies, beautiful city, and luxury accommodations at the Fairmont on Mason Street was fun for a get together before kids head off to college. The king suite on the 6th floor was roomy, clean, comfortable, quiet and a great gathering place for the family....

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words about the hotel. We're pleased to hear you had such a nice visit and you enjoyed your "sweet" accommodations. Thanks again for your review and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas

Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I love everything about this hotel. It is historic, beautiful and restored to a magical beautiful era. The lobby looks like a work of art, the rooms are large and the bed heavenly and very comfortable. The bathroom clean and elegant. It is as good as it gets especially if you love old school luxury. My only knock was the...

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your extremely kind words about the hotel. As you mentioned we are a historic property, and have much of that storied past on display throughout the hotel. Thanks again for your kind review and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

As you would expect lovely hotel and did not disappoint. The staff are great and really helpful. The entrance is really grand and luxurious followed with a very smooth check in with no long lines !! Room was spacious with a really nice comfortable bed. Definitely would recommend.

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Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. We're pleased you had such a nice stay and hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at the Fairmont rather tired, bedraggled and upset after a LONG drive from the Grand Canyon to Yosemite (only to be told that Yosemite was closed and our hotel reservations were cancelled). After a diversion to San Fran and yet more driving, we ended up at the Fairmont and in front of the wonderful reservation lady who couldn't...

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thanks for your very kind words about the hotel. We're pleased we were able to provide a welcome respite from your very long trip! As we pride ourselves on service, it's great to hear of your interactions with the staff. Thanks again for your kind review and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas

Pelham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We upgraded to a Tower Room with a view of Nob Hill. The room was large and comfortable and a bathroom of good size. Service was friendly. An easy taxi ride to Harris' Steakhouse, John's Grill, and Fino restaurants....we could have walked to these if we were younger and it wasn't raining. One forgets the steep hills of San Francisco...

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at Fairmont San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed the stunning views from the tower. They are amongst the most beautiful in the City and it sounds like you agree. Thanks again for your kind review and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas

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Staying in Nob Hill

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World-renowned, 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. Fairmont San Francisco hotel provides accommodations that are a testament to luxury with 592 individually furnished and decorated guest rooms. The 62 elegant suites offer impressive views of the City and Bay. The hotel combines classic ambience with modern amenities. For business travelers, Fairmont San Francisco hotel accommodations features include a spacious work desk, multi-line telephone with voice-mail and High Speed Internet Access. Each of the hotel's spacious guest rooms and suites have been elegantly updated including flat screen TVs, luxury linen ensembles and pillow top beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont San Francisco

Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-6000
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $231 - $823 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont San Francisco 5*
Number of rooms: 592
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Also Known As:
The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
San Francisco Fairmont
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#6 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#10 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#13 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#13 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#22 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“The bigger the room, the better...that is pretty much it... We've received an upgrade, for which we were very grateful... Great staff.”
 of 5 bubbles Mihai_Opriscan, 4 days ago | Read review
“The best views are in the 'tower'”
 of 5 bubbles SammiSlater, 5 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a view of the Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles 594joanl, 1 week ago | Read review
“On check in receptionist asked if we wanted to upgrade $120/ night- the rooms in main hotel are fine and have excellent views of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles Willreach, 1 week ago | Read review
“About a ten minute walk away the mall area.”
 of 5 bubbles janettr2017, 1 week ago | Read review
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