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The Fairmont San Francisco

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950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed a long time for me at this property (four nights) and all I can say is that it was a lovely experience. All The staff are all attentive and genuinely positive in their interactions, the place is finished like a palace, the rooms in the tower offer magnificent view, and then to give you another experience there is... More 

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Kohler, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The exterior of the property is beautiful and stately with gorgeous views. The lobby Is really spectacular. It feels sumptuous and old school glam, with lots of seating. Take a moment to enjoy the gorgeous space when you arrive. The front desk staff and concierge were very welcoming and helpful. The Venice Suite provided us with a wonderful view of... More 

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Kent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

4 of us including two teenagers aged 17 and 16 stayed here for 3 nights as part of a road trip. We treated ourselves to a Golden Gate Suite, which was on offer when booking. Wow wow wow if you do you won’t be disappointed. The views are amazing. The two-room, double aspect suite enables the teenagers to have their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights in June 2016. San Francisco has so many hotels to choose from and had a "when in Rome" moment and booked The Fairmont. Hotel was refurbished/renovated in 2014 and ALL the rooms have been completed. As I booked a standard room I was apprehensive of being given an old room which does happen, but not... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review of the hotel. It sounds like you had a great stay with us and were able to experience much of what the City and hotel have to offer. As you mentioned our location atop Nob Hill affords us stunning views, but the hills can be quite challenging to climb. Thank you again for your... More 

Livonia, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the front entrance, to the door of your room, service with class that echoes the past, yet the comforts of modern times. I felt like I had "arrived" the moment we drove up! Walk in and your heart skips a beat at the beauty, check in and notice the original room key holders, still labeled with the original suite... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. We're pleased to hear you had such a nice visit and enjoyed excellent service. Thank you again for your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the start of a two week road trip on the west coast I was hoping this would be real treat. The location is good, the rooms were big and clean. I just felt this hotel lacked some of the finishing touches to be at the top of hotels to revisit. We paid a premium for connecting rooms (as we... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. I'm sorry to hear of the issue you experienced at check-in, but happy to hear it was quickly resolved. I'm also sorry to hear we fell short of your expectation with our service but appreciate your feedback. Thank you again and I hope you would be... More 

Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In a big city like SF there is, of course, numerous choices. This is a good one. That is, if you're not on a budget (although for a five star hotel the prices are as they must be), and if you are ok with Nob Hill. We asked for, and got, a room away from elevators, pretty high up, towards... More 

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Director at The 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 your stay with us and the stunning views from the hotel. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous iconicl hotel in the Nob Hill area. We went around Christmas time and the whole hotel was decorated with huge christmas trees and a real gingerbread house made out of gingerbread that smelled amazing! The hotel is in a nice location, within walking distance to China Town and downtown San Francisco. It's also very family friendly, at Christmas the... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. We're pleased to hear you had such a nice visit and enjoyed excellent service. Thank you again for your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For an older establishment, it was a very nice hotel. The only issue was with my dinner order at the lounge; but they removed the charge as an accommodation. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting San Francisco.

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

Thank you for your kind review. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed the hotel and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas More 

San Francisco, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of The Fairmont is lovely, the hotel is lovely, and the brunch is lovely. The staff were very thoughtful, the suite was gorgeous and well appointed. The breakfasts were excellent (try the cinnamon rolls). Could not have been happier.

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

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel. We're pleased to hear you had such a nice visit and enjoyed excellent service. Thank you again for your kind feedback and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas More 

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Staying in Nob Hill

Neighborhood Profile
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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World-renowned, The 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. Each of the San Francisco hotel's spacious guestrooms and suites have been elegantly updated including flat screen TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, and MP3 docking stations.In addition to its 591 guest rooms and suites this luxury San Francisco hotel offers fine dining with three renowned restaurants and lounges, as well as 55,000 square feet of spectacular function space. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an unmatched blend of luxurious accommodations, elegant meeting spaces and superb services, which make for an unforgettable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fairmont San Francisco

Address: 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $323 - $687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fairmont San Francisco 5*
Number of rooms: 592
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Also Known As:
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Fairmont 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
#12 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#13 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#20 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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