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Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bay bridge” (56 reviews)
Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94111
Financial District
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked part of the Embarcadero walkway on a warm sunny Saturday afternoon. We also took a taxi as the distance can be daunting in the heat. Traffic was heavy, speed was city regulated and there was a police presence. Streetcars are available.

Thank R8506AOlindam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice street but it is just a street. Lots of people around and a few street artists so a good place for a bit of people watching (around Pier 39). Nice place for a walk on a nice day but the further you go to...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this area as we chose to come to SF from Burlingame on a daily basis, in order to park near the piers, however expensive the parking there can be (we paid 45 dollars one day!!!! for the whole day). The area is...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Embarcadero during the last week end to witness the Naval Show, flypast by military aircraft and also to relax. It is a multi facility tourist center with all facilities and amenities and also offer a good view of the bay . The...More

Thank harikn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice walking route. Lots of people jogging too! The area is very clean and there is ample room for people travelling in both directions to exist in the space. There are various attractions along the way, as well as landscaped areas,...More

Thank Sunshinecop67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a walk along the Embarcadero. You can see lots of joggers and runners zooming by. The view of the water is beautiful. There is plenty of restaurants and cafes with outdoor seating. Enjoy!

Thank S S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel is located in just the right place. Close to the port and all the transportation hubs you might need to get around. I have stayed here a few times and enjoy it better each visit. This is a full service hotel and the...More

Thank T634SIjamesd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to walk and soak in the ambience. Lots of shops to window-shop . Restaurants and bars. You can't go wrong staying around here.

Thank asiahand1
Reviewed 19 September 2017

from port 1 up to port (pier) 45 great place many restaurants, alcatraz tour, beautiful place for pictures, sea lions on port 35, great dungeon crabs, love the oysters, many souvenier shops, very sunny and hot

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is a chocolate shop there that has gelato to die for. It's just a small shop with the word "chocolate" above it. Candy bars were your average candy bars but really try the gelato. I got cookies and cream, get the larger size because...More

Thank wpm804
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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20 April 2017|
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Response from rachaele30 | Reviewed this property |
The Starlight Room at the Sir Francis Drake is right there for nighttime dancing and 360 views of the city. Sunset drink at the top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins hotel), across from the Fairmont. Lunch at the rotunda at Neiman... More
5 November 2016|
Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a YMCA in the Embarcadero area that should have lane swimming at certain times each day. Also, you can check the web for the closest and best public indoor lap swimming pools. They have a few listed with a map... More
24 August 2016|
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Response from SteveandSonya | Reviewed this property |
We didn't find it necessary to have a rental car in the city. Taxis are very inexpensive and lots of public transport options. With cable cars it can be a bit tricky driving if you're not used to it. We hired a car for trips... More