Where West Coast vibe collides with the electric energy of the city.
How I See San Francisco
Get ready for the ultimate urban adventure. The 49 square miles that make up San Francisco are filled with breathtaking cityscapes and vibrant cultures from across the globe. From an innovative food scene to unexpected street art on every corner, the City by the Bay is sure to leave you amazed.
Know Before You Go
Living Room Bar
No stuffy lobby bar here. Our master mixologists are always on the pulse of what’s new and next in the local cocktail scene. Stop by for a sip or small bite from 11:30AM – 1:30AM every day.
Talk Like a Local
Learn the slang from the streets.
Re-loadable smart card used to pay for San Francisco’s many methods of public transit.
Don’t forget your Clipper before heading to BART.
Neighborhoods to Explore
When in San Francisco, do as San Franciscans do. Mingle with the locals, sip on Fernet and chill out at Dolores Park.
1. The Mission
Murals, taquerias, and buzzing nightlife – take your pick. The Mission District is one of San Francisco’s many melting pots, where you can shop at a high end boutique and cross the street to eat at an authentic taco stand.
2. The Sunset
Those who like to adventure deeply explore here. Hipster coffee shops, authentic Asian cuisine, and peaceful parks are among The Sunset’s many hidden gems. Head far west to Land’s End at sundown for breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. It’s not called The Sunset for nothing!
3. Hayes Valley
Hayes Valley is hands-down the best district to shop boutique in San Francisco. This neighborhood is also a major hot spot for foodies. Grab gourmet boba at Urban Ritual, spit-fired meat at Souvla, or an exotic cocktail at Smuggler’s Cove.
The perfect blend of work and play. Home to most major tech companies and W San Francisco, SoMa has a happy hour haven for every mood. Here, you can hit up SoMa’s many museums during the day and mingle in its vibrant club scene at night.
Ultimate Access to San Francisco
Live it up in San Francisco like a local.
161 Steuart St
Where contemporary vibes meet Japanese elegance. Ozumo offers delectable Japanese cuisine alongside extensive sake selections.
2036 Lombard St
A Marina District must. Westwood is a one-of-a-kind bar/restaurant serving up country flair and unforgettable cocktails.
301 Mission St
From the culinary minds of Michael Mina & Ayesha Curry comes International Smoke, a globally-minded outpost for grilled meats & fabulous cocktails.
960 Folsom St
Beauty salon, dance studio, and aesthetic lounge all in one. Perfect for your next R&R session or Girls' Night Out.
Either / Or
1. Wind & rain resistant jacket
Anyone who’s visited San Francisco knows how crazy the constant weather changes can be. Keep warm and look cool with a lightweight jacket.
Whether you’re running to catch Muni or hiking San Francisco’s urban hills, stay fit and fashionable with a pair of sneakers.
Keep with the commuter lifestyle and bring a backpack that can hold all the essentials.
4. Wide-angle lens for your phone
Catch all 7×7 square miles of San Francisco with this must have tech accessory.
W San Francisco
Retreat to the smart style, dynamic design and cool comfort of our
downtown San Francisco Hotel.
Spotted in San Francisco
2416 Fillmore St
Get a taste of Spain in the heart of SF with handcrafted leather shoes at Freda Salvador.
466 Brannan St
Always supporting emerging artists and creating community based program, Rocha Art stands out as a place to see and experience artwork in a truly inviting gallery setting.
1760 Polk St
Take a swig of cocktail culture at its best at 1760, where mixing drinks is an art form. Try the house gin and tonic with mint, cumin, and mezcal for a new twist on a classic.