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Hotel Emblem San Francisco

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562 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1102
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 250 hotels in San Francisco
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Check in and leave the status quo behind. Hotel Emblem San Francisco, a Viceroy Urban Retreat in downtown San Francisco, where Nob Hill meets Union Square and the Theater District, is a haven for those that think as boldly as they live. Inspiring conversation in all the right ways, with plenty of modern provocations, Hotel Emblem will feature a cocktail-focused restaurant and 96 vibrant guestrooms. Every corner is designed to spark creativity, from the bar inspired by the Beat Generation, to the book-filled Writer’s Alcove in the lobby, to the eclectic guestrooms, where patterns play and an expressive vibe thrives. This hotel is a muse – and you will be, too. Lend your voice at the weekly poetry slam. Get lost in the flow of nightly live jazz. Tap out a few thoughts on the lobby typewriter.
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Valet parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Conference facilities
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Baggage storage
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Sofa
Telephone
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Bottled water
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Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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scfyates wrote a review 21 Oct
Washington DC, District of Columbia2 contributions1 helpful vote
The staff at Hotel Emblem could not possibly be more responsive or helpful - making our special occasion even MORE special and going well out of their way to do it. We're so grateful. Can't wait to come back!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 2 days ago
Thank you scfyates for your 5 star response! We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Emblem.
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jhull2020 wrote a review Jun 2021
2 contributions3 helpful votes
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This boutique hotel is located right in Union Square next to restaurants and shopping. You can walk to most anything. It is very cool, the decor is modern and theme is fun. The rooms are great with a very nice bed to great technology. Shower was amazing, big and shower pressure perfect! Great art, fun style, great bathroom products...I loved it!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Response from Brad Busby, General Manager at Hotel Emblem San Francisco
Responded 3 Jun 2021
Thank you jhull2020 for that awesome review. We're so glad you enjoyed all Hotel Emblem has to offer and we can't wait to have you as your Guest again in the future.
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Zarielle W wrote a review 20 Oct
New York City, New York3 contributions
What a phenomenal experience at this hotel! The manager and staff were extremely attentive making me feel like royalty. They upgraded my hotel room for my birthday and help arrange for my boyfriend to send flowers. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious with an outpouring of sunlight. The book placed in my room were ideal to my taste in literature. Loved the white noise machine and essential oil diffuser. The robe and slippers were the icing on the cake. I opted to stay in for the night and don’t regret it at all. The hotel Staff remembering my name and being very friendly really made this stay more personable.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Responded 3 days ago
Thank you zariellew for your review! We are delighted that you had a fantastic stay with us. We appreciate your review and look forward to your return visit at Hotel Emblem!
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Cindy W wrote a review 16 Oct
New York City, New York656 contributions261 helpful votes
We were super excited to stay at this beautiful hotel to celebrate our anniversary! Check-in was fast and friendly. But they did not know anything about the meter parking situation across the street. Turns out, you could park for free after 7 pm on Saturday, all the way until Monday. So that’s exactly what we did to save the $55 valet parking. The front desk was about to charge us the amenity fee until I reminded her that the fee was waived for Expedia VIP. Good thing it was waived because we were hardly in the room…only came back to sleep for 6 hours as we were in town to visit friends. Furthermore, they ran out of the bath bombs and the coloring book (the only two things we wanted), so make sure you request for those as you check in. Now comes the room, we asked for a room on a higher floor but the front desk told us the view is better for the one that was assigned (3rd floor), but we were pretty disappointed when we got in because there was absolutely no views at all. The room also felt really dark. But it was beautiful decorated and the bathroom was very comfortable. We also were surprised that we didn’t get any special treat from the hotel for our anniversary celebration. The Chancellor hotel that we stayed at 2 days later gave us a bottle of champagne! Overall, it was a beautiful hotel and a convenient location to stay at. But for the price, you can probably get a better value elsewhere.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Park at the meters across the street on weekends
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Responded 5 days ago
Hi cindywZ7464ME, I am sorry the hotel did not live up to your expectations. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback.
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Robert F wrote a review 15 Oct
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We loved our experience at the Hotel Emblem. Located walking distance to shopping area (mall and outdoor retailers), Chinatown and a 30m walk to Fisherman's Wharf or Giant Stadium. Our room was very clean and had all the amenities we needed. Bed was exceptionally comfortable. The hotel manager (McClinton) and his staff were beyond helpful and courtesy. We had never been to San Fran and McClinton and his team helped us get oriented and provide great recommendations for sites to visit.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Standard room located on the top floor (7th), we sometimes heard street noise but since they are...
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Thank you V1076CIrobertf for your response! Please let me know when you choose to return to the hotel so that I can personally oversee your stay.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 162 - USD 396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rex hotel san francisco, hotel rex san francisco, rex san francisco
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Rex San Francisco
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San Francisco / Downtown / Union Square
NUMBER OF ROOMS
96
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Emblem San Francisco
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Nearby attractions include Marrakech Magic Theater (0.4 km), San Francisco Playhouse (0.1 km), and Grace Cathedral (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tacorea, Lapisara Eatery, and Liholiho Yacht Club.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Emblem San Francisco offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Emblem San Francisco?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alcatraz Island (4.3 km), Golden Gate Bridge (6.9 km), and City Lights Booksellers (1.0 km).