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The Fairmont San Francisco

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We've stayed at the Fairmont SF many times in the past, but this was our first stay after 2014's room renovations. We were not disappointed, the rooms have gotten a complete refresh on linens, carpeting, new paint throughout, and new furniture. The bathroom had the original marble, which held up well in our room, so we didn't mind it. We... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and for being such a loyal guest. While we welcome all guest feedback, we are particularly pleased to hear from members of our FPC loyalty program. I'm sure the upgrade to the corner room in the tower was a nice surprise and it sounds like you agree. Thanks again for your... More 

New York City, New York
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Many hotels in SF have water pressure issues, particularly for the showers, and the Fairmont is affected. Have stayed here twice in the past year and unimpressed both times especially given the options along Market St (Palace, 4S, even St. Regis). Noise can be an issue when large events are going on -- feels like a commercial churn as opposed... More 

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FairmontSF, Online Marketing Manager 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 happy to hear you enjoyed your room and found the hotel beautiful. That being said I'm sorry to hear of the issues you experienced with water pressure room and can imagine the frustration that caused. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you again... More 

Cala Tarida, Spain
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151 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Fairmont San Francisco is an elegant hotel. I had the opportunity to say here for a month when I was on business in San Francisco. We stayed in the tower section which provided beautiful views of the bay. Room service was top notch and the staff was friendly and helpful. The beds are very comfortable and the bath was... More 

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

Thank you for your extremely kind words about the hotel. We're thrilled to hear you were able to joins us for such a long visit and enjoyed such great service. As you mentioned, our location atop Nob Hill makes for some challenging walks, but the views make it worth the effort. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

Preston, UK
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Spent 2 nights here at the start of our honeymoon. Got a very nicely decorated, large, high floor room with a good view east towards Chinatown and the bay. Staff were all very friendly and helpful, and it was a very nice touch to have a bottle of bubbly and some chocolate covered strawberries delivered to the room. For the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. We're honored you chose to spend such a momentous occasion with us and congratulations! Thanks again for your kind words and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More 

Paradise
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The staff treated me like royalty. The Fairmont is truly a luxury hotel, with all the amenities and services one loves. The concierge went beyond the call of duty, even arranging to have my car washed.

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

I'm thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful experience and found it nearly perfect! Thanks again and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More 

Caribbean
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Historic Hotel that retains a lot of the charm from yesteryear. Good size rooms. I had a room on 2nd floor facing the Bay which was great, especially at night. Liked the fact the room was super quiet day and night. Only odd part was Tonga, a bar downstairs that seems to have been forgotten since the 80's. Would of... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit. As you mentioned, we are a historic hotel and much of that storied history is on display throughout the property. Thanks again and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This is an elegant old hotel on the top of Nob Hill. Our newly refurbished room( no.576) was both beautiful and large. The staff could not have been nicer or more helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Thank you for your kind words and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More 

Bedford
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stayed for the weekend two weeks ago and found this to be exactly as expected...classic style, beautiful lobby, attentive staff, knowledgeable concierge. Who could ask for more? We had breakfast each morning, ordering from the menu one day and the buffet the next. Both delicious and very satisfying. We did have our room changed to the towers, since we... More 

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

Thanks for your kind words about the hotel. As you mentioned we are a classic hotel and have much of our storied past on display throughout the hotel. Thank you again for your kind words and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, Lucas Schumacher More 

Manila, Philippines
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The 20th floor corner Tiburon Suite has unrivaled views of the city -- we saw Coit Tower, the bay, Golden Gate, Bay Bridge, TransAmerica and Bank of America buildings and Alcatraz through huge windows in the living room and bedroom. They even have a telescope in the room. No complaints about that! BUT -- the bathroom door squeaks and is... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the hotel. We're pleased you enjoyed the stunning views from your Signature Golden Gate Suite. That being said, I'm sorry to hear of some of the service challenges you experienced during your stay. There are no excuse for those and for that I apologize. Thank you again and... More 

Hudson, Ohio
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30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stayed at the Fairmont San Francisco for two nights a few weeks ago. Classic, old world hotel with superior service. The lobby is beautiful with a relaxed, luxurious vibe. The lobby bar is a great spot to enjoy a cocktail and "drink" it all in. The rooms are spacious, well appointed, and impeccably clean. Beds are very comfortable. All in... More 

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

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

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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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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 94108-6000
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $310 - $847 (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:
The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
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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