We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Zelos San Francisco

Expedia.comUS$179*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$253*
US$179*
US$253*
US$179*
US$253*
US$179*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Hotel Zelos San Francisco
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

607 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 520: English reviews
Start your review of Hotel Zelos San Francisco
 Click to rate
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a bustling part of the city, close walking distance to lots of shopping, drinking, etc. Close to museums too, which is why we chose to stay there. The rooms and beds were quite a bit smaller than expected (I imagine they show photos of the largest ones here), but the rooms were well decorated and clean....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jes W
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a girl's shopping weekend and couldn't have a picked a more perfect location. Close to great stores on Market, Westfield Shopping Center and a block or so away from Union Square (and very close to where you can get on trolley). Hotel itself was very good as well. Staff was very friendly and helpful (even looked up...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Clasky123
Philadelphia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came to Hotel Zelos for a conference. Had a lovely stay. Enjoyed the room to prepare for my presentation as well as enjoyed night life (dinner, drinks) in and around the hotel. VERY convenient location in San Fran. Stayed at Hotel Zelos cause the rate was better than the conference hotel!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
3Thank jenniferfV2301GU
Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Zelos is in a great location. Just steps from the best parts of Market Street. Good restaurants, MOMA, and the theaters are all within easy walking distance. Everyone at the front desk is exceptionally helpful. For this location, the room was quite spacious. The lobby isn't huge but that's okay. The bar and restaurant are on the fifth floor....

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Daryl C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean room, great location and staff friendly and able to offer good local recommendations. Website we booked through suggested bike hire was included, which sadly it was not and this had not been updated online (hence reason for 4/5 rather than 5//5 stars). Would stay there again.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Bells86
Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a central location if you're coming to downtown SF for work and fun. The lobby is nice, but if there's a lot of people waiting to check in (like ~5), then it starts to feel cramped. Elevators are bigger than normal, and slow. I was offered a room with a king bed on the same floor...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ann B
SietseNabben, General Manager at Hotel Zelos San Francisco, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thanks for reaching out to Hotel Zelos and providing us with feedback regarding your stay. While I'm happy to read your found our rooms to be spacious, it sounds like there were a few amenities that didn't quite meet your expectations and I'm sorry to hear it. We do our best to make sure the flow of our...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in quite a few hotels in SF, and since I was here for only 2 nights, I wanted something very central to cut down on travel time around town. This may have been a bit of a mistake because it's super busy outside, and the second you step out there are a lot of people to contend with.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Andrew C
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few to attend a conference at the Marconi Center West. The room was great and the hotel was awesome. The conference center was literally 2 blocks away. The hotel had a gym, good free wifi, a nice restaurant / bar on the 5th floor and the location was excellent. I would definitely spend a few nights...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Humarock_Seth
San Francisco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was no place to park in front of hotel to valet so we pulled into Parking garage next to hotel. They told us to have the front desk call with our room # so they could charge to our room. When we get to front desk to check in they said they could not call down and that we...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Carlis J
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here on a business trip and location was close to the office so that was convenient. Most of the front desk staff was friendly enough except one woman - she was just matter of fact. We asked for restaurant recommendations one evening and she was of no help. She couldn't really give us any suggestions - i was disappointed...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank marlene b

251 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (70)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (17)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (27)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (147)
Viewed
Amenities (19)
Viewed
Corner King Room (20)
Viewed
Deluxe Double Room (21)
Viewed
Executive King Room (21)
Viewed
Luxury King Room (21)
Viewed
Dining (21)
Viewed
The Hotel (24)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (34)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (4)
09/04/2017 10/04/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these San Francisco hotels
SoMa
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
#22 of 227 in San Francisco
788 reviews
SoMa
Park Central Hotel San Francisco
Park Central Hotel San Francisco
#59 of 227 in San Francisco
3,415 reviews
SoMa
InterContinental San Francisco
InterContinental San Francisco
#30 of 227 in San Francisco
2,802 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
SoMa
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
#42 of 227 in San Francisco
4,355 reviews
Union Square
Axiom Hotel San Francisco
Axiom Hotel San Francisco
#28 of 227 in San Francisco
225 reviews
SoMa
W San Francisco
W San Francisco
#70 of 227 in San Francisco
2,078 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in SoMa

Neighbourhood Profile
SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named one of the world's top 500 hotels by Travel + Leisure, the centrally located Hotel Zelos San Francisco offers a sophisticated urban sanctuary. This Personal Luxury Resorts and Hotels™ boutique hotel occupies a beautiful historic building five floors above the bustling city streets. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Union Square, Moscone Center, the Financial District, the thriving SOMA district and the best of San Francisco's theaters, shops and galleries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Zelos San Francisco

Address: 12 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3102 (Formerly Hotel Palomar San Francisco)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa , South Beach
Price Range: $277 - $651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Zelos San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 202
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Despegar.com and Jetsetter so you can book your Hotel Zelos San Francisco reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hotel Palomar San Francisco
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#18 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#31 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#48 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#49 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Zelos San Francisco staff and other travellers.
20 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (20)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Zelos San Francisco staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Note that the "double beds" are more like small full size beds...”
 of 5 bubbles jesw2016, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay on the 5th floor - restaurant and bar are on this floor and can be loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Clasky123, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing Old Navy shop are quite”
 of 5 bubbles maz0v, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room not facing on to street outside”
 of 5 bubbles 57raeh, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you're young and want to be close to the action request a room on the 5th floor by the Dirty Habit their rooftop lounge”
 of 5 bubbles OliviaE18, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Expedia.com
US$179* /night
View Deal
Hotels.comUS$179
Booking.comUS$179
TripAdvisorUS$179
View all 11 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates