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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I was travelling to San Francisco for work and chose to stay at the Clift hotel. It was a great decision and exactly what it looked like in the photos. The artsy furniture in the lobby is great for photo ops as well on each floor of the hotel. My room was simple, clean and spacious on the 14th floor....

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend and I went to a Comedy Show and spent 1 night at The Clift Hotel. The service was great: Day before check in with an area for 'special requests' such as floor, view, extra towels, pillows, etc, that were all acknowledged and fulfilled. Our room had two beds, and was roomy, but the bathroom was impossibly small and...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in a King suite and it was fantastic. The only complaint I have is the bathroom products provided are not nicer. They smell nice but are very drying and I have sensitive skin. Then again, this isn't the Four Seasons. Nice towels, plenty of space in my room, very helpful staff. Make sure you get a drink at...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided to take a trip to San Francisco to celebrate our 1 year wedding anniversary. We got engaged in SF so it seemed full circle to celebrate our one year there. I came across the Clift Hotel, and loved the area and the look of the hotel. At first, the trip started off with a bit...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was disappointed with discovering an additional facility fee of $25 per night upon check out which wasn't mentioned anywhere during booking or at check in, especially since at the time of the booking I was already charged tax+fees. Feels dishonest, as a result I will never book there in the future; there is a great number of other comparable hotels...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear of your surprise with any additional fees or costs associated with your stay as we try to be as transparent as possible. In fact, our Urban Facility Fee is advertised during the reservation process, both on our own website and various other booking channels. Additional fee's are also noted on...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a room via Hotel Tonight last minute and received a good price at this hotel and centrally located. Hotel didn't have much inventory. The room was large and the bed was comfortable but the room was adjacent to the service elevators and you could hear them in the room early in the morning.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Clift. As you mentioned, we are centrally located and is just steps from Union Square and many other landmarks. Should appointed accommodations not be satisfactory for any reason, we are happy to provide alternatives, as based upon availability. We sincerely...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Repeat customer had another terrific experience at the Clift. Staff, Amenities and Location are all world-class as always. I will definitely be returning at some point to SF and will stay at the Clift once again.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your five star review! From the warm hospitality served by our team to our central location, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known. We can’t wait to welcome you back on your next visit to San Francisco!

San Francisco
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a hotel located in the heart of San Francisco, than the Clift is for you. Should you want a better experience in terms of food, and lodging, look elsewhere. Unfortunately until you actually check in and get to your room, you will have no idea of how below average the Clift is. Yes, they have...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We greatly regret to learn of your dissatisfaction with our hotel. While we are happy to hear that you found our location to be convenient, we are sorry to hear that the rest of your visit did not meet or exceed your expectations. While Clift just celebrated our 100-year anniversary, we remain committed to an exceptional guest experience and are...

New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

I happen to love the Clift as I have stayed there for years and have many fond memories of the hotel. Unfortunately, in my last two visits there have been plumbing issues and there is a general shabbiness creeping into the fabric of the hotel rooms that make stays less than the marvelous experience they used to be. There needs...

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay. While we appreciate your patronage to Clift, we regret to hear of the plumbing issues which you encountered during your last two visits. Please know we are committed to an exceptional guest experience and are continuously making improvements to our hotel- including various items in our guest...

Medford, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worked out great for a lot minute booking... which we did on the website and got a great deal! Too was perfect and slept like a baby in the comfortable bed. Loved Heather at the front desk. She checked me in and out. Efficient, knowledgeable and pleasant.

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Clift_Hotel_Manager, Director of Rooms at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your five star review on Trip Advisor! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed various aspects of your stay for which Clift is known-- from our comfortable beds to the friendly and gracious service provided by our team. Please come back and visit us again!

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An inspired fusion of old-world hotel elegance with distinctly contemporary energy and glamour, the nearly century-old CLIFT’s modern and daring sense of diversity perfectly captures the city’s spirit. Steps from Union Square shopping and the legendary Nob Hill, CLIFT is perfectly located for sightseeing, shopping and socializing. Designed by Philippe Starck, the soaring lobby contains one of the most eclectic furniture collections in all of California ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clift Hotel San Francisco

Address: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $297 - $713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clift Hotel San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 372
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Also Known As:
Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
Hotel Style:
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Always bring ear plugs to stay in a 'boutique' hotel in San Francisco, because while the amenities may be amazing, you will still be able to hear through the walls. I slept soundly with my ear plugs but was woken up a few times by loud doors/sirens outside when I forgot to put them in.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahfH6899ZS, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Soooo Beautiful!!”
 of 5 bubbles Stataylor2004, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from the elevators, they're noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesTrvlr, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No coffee maker or ice but concierge will bring things up quickly. ”
 of 5 bubbles ebf249, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Walls seem a little thin, specify you want a quiet room and higher up off the street as possible”
  • room service!
  • Leaky tap and dingy mirror
  • Tiny bathroom
  • nice bed, good black out curtains
 of 5 bubbles Emmykeats, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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