As it was our first trip to San Francisco, and the USA for that matter, we really wanted to stay somewhere that had a bit of history and was more of an iconic building. Inn at the Opera fitted the bill and lived up to all our expectations. From the front desk staff, to the hotel head engineer to the breakfast wait staff , everyone was welcoming and helpful. We had a 5 am start one morning and they made breakfast available for us with takeaway containers to take on the tourbus, and the bowl of apples and the afternoon cookies at reception are an added bonus. Location was brilliant, we used public transport every where and felt very safe walking to and from the hotel.
We had the smallest room at the front of the hotel on the 3rd floor. quaint elevator upt to the 3rd floor or easy stairs. Very comfortable , well decorated and quite big enough for two travelling Australians. Good hot shower with good water pressure. Only thing would have liked would be an electric kettle to make tea(we heated the water in the microwave) and there was a coffee maker. Had no trouble sleeping, some minimal noise from road cleaner one morning but not enough to keep one awake.
Breakfast each day was included, plenty to eat (even for one gluten intolerant) with fruit , yogurt , hard boiled eggs, cereal toast etc.. Did not eat at the restaurant so cannot comment. But did eat at nearby Max's , which was a very good meal with great atmosphere and entertainment.
Would definitely stay here again. Great value for money.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Inn at the Opera is located in the Civic Center area of San Francisco and features a prime location with a European-style, bed and breakfast ambiance where performing arts lovers and artists converge. Located just steps away from many venues including the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco Opera, San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center and the SF Jazz Center, the Inn at the Opera is your gateway to all the finest cultural activities that San Francisco has to offer. Relax in elegantly appointed rooms that are tastefully decorated with antique European furnishings and includes high speed Internet access. Enjoy our daily continental breakfast, served 7:00am - 10:00am, and includes fresh fruit, bagels, muffins, croissants, cereals, juices and coffee. For your convenience, limited valet parking is available (based on availability), at a cost of $31.92 (includes tax), per 24 hour period, and is available from 7:00am - 11:00pm with in and out privileges during those hours. For an unforgettable dining experience or pre/post show drinks, located inside the hotel is Pläj Restaurant (pronounced Play). Recognized as one of San Francisco's best, Pläj is a celebration of local and seasonal ingredients, inspired by the rustic flavors and simple elegance of Scandinavian cuisine. Reservations are highly recommended. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Inn At The Opera Hotel San Francisco
- Hotel At The Opera
- At The Opera Hotel