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San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience at Clift hotel in San Francisco. The service was great, the rooms were fantastic and I would totally come back. The atmosphere was fantastic and the décor super modern and I love it!

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

We are delighted to receive your five star review! Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments on Trip Advisor. It’s nice to that you had a great birthday weekend at Clift! Hopefully our team was able to assist in crafting a memorable experience for you. Please come back and visit us again, whether celebrating a special...

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 4 days recently and was very impressed. Staff were very helpful and obliging. everything within the hotel was up to scratch and gave the impression staff took a pride in what they were doing. Very enjoyable stay

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

Thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you had a very enjoyable stay. Our team takes great pride in ensuring our guests have a memorable experience, complemented by friendly, attentive and gracious hospitality. We can’t wait to welcome you back to Clift!

Roseville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel stay was hands down one of my better stays in San Francisco. It was beautiful first off and the service was GREAT. They were accommodating to every need that we had and fast which I was super pleased by. I do not think i have ever had a smoother visit at a hotel. The girl at the front...

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

We are thrilled to receive your five star review! The cornerstone of our culture is based on providing warm, friendly and gracious service to each and every one of our guests for a more personalized stay. It’s great to hear that you had thoroughly enjoyed your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back!

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have returned to the Clift more than once. This time it had been a few years, and it remains an excellent option for San Francisco. Pros: - Location very central for tourism, business, restaurants, shopping; - Lobby is rather beautiful, mixture of opulent designer furniture and impressive minimalistic architecture. It has aged very well over the years. - Common...

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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 detailed review. While we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our modern lobby and excellent service demonstrated by our team, we regret to hear of your disappointment with the size of your bathroom. With over 372 guest rooms, there are several options and accommodations to meet the various needs of...

San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had need for a last-minute booking due to a medical procedure for my wife at UCSF. The staff was excellent in accommodating our needs. We felt very cared for in an hour of stress. All was clean and equipment worked fine. First rate!

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

Thank you for posting your five star review! We are thrilled to hear that our team took great care of you and your wife during a stressful time. Our team takes great pride in ensuring our guests have a memorable experience, complemented by friendly, attentive and gracious hospitality. We look forward to hosting you again should your travels bring you...

Huntington, Vermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boutique but not too boutique hotel with unique lobby, way cool bar, good gym and all of the basics. Some aspects of the rooms didn't match up with the lobby and rest of the experience, but I'm not going to ding them for that. Good 3-night stay.

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

We are delighted to receive your five star review! As a boutique hotel, Clift is designed to offer a unique and original guest experience complemented by friendly and attentive service. It’s great to hear you enjoyed your 3-night stay and look forward to hosting you again.

Seattle, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel extensively for business in North America and loved this property. Great staff, great bar, fun furnishings and decor. The hotel has lots of character and is in a great location. Multiple restaurants within walking distance and close to great shopping in Union Square. I will go back whenever I am in San Francisco.

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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! From the warm and friendly service provided by our team to our unique modern design, it’s great to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your stay which our guests have come to love and appreciate. We can’t wait to welcome you back on your next trip to San Francisco!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had a junior suite that was roomy and comfortable, so cannot comment regarding previous reviews concerning small, dated rooms. Ours was perfect albeit the view was not great but this is perhaps to be expected of a city centre hotel. The hotel is typical of Morgan's Group with Phillipe...

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

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and are glad you chose Clift to help celebrate your wife’s birthday! It’s great to hear that Renee was able to assist in crafting a memorable experience. The cornerstone of our culture is to provide warm, friendly and gracious service to each and every one of our guests. As you mentioned,...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 10 couples visiting SF for a friends birthday party and were spread out over various floors, some with one bedroom suites and others with regular rooms. There has been deferred updating of the highest degree here. Ok, I can understand keeping the Art Deco style, but you need to mix it in with modern amenities....

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

We appreciate your candid feedback. While we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and had fun in the Redwood Room, we regret to hear that the rest of your stay did not meet your expectations. Although Clift just celebrated our 100 year anniversary, we are continuously making improvements to the hotel and rooms to improve the...

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in a large suite for our wedding. Location was great - not too far from City Hall by cab (5 minutes) yet far enough away from some of the sketchier areas. Easy walk to all the major downtown shops. Concierge was helpful. Parking was outrageous ($60/night) but that's San Fran. Hotel was quite expensive in...

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

Thank you you taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed various aspects of your stay- from the helpful service provided by our Concierge to our central location. We certainly understand that our 100-year old building requires much attention, and we are in the process of taking appropriate measures to enhance...

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $308 - $704 (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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“More comfortable mattress would be good, update TVS, update bathrooms, replace metal blinds with blackout shades.”
 of 5 bubbles esseno, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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“Soooo Beautiful!!”
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“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. ”
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