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modesto, ca
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Room is lovely. Front desk staff always warm and welcoming. The location is so convenient for shopping and using the cable car for transportation. Stayed here with our granddaughter last year and she loved it. Wants to go again. Love Love staying here!!

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Randi D, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

You love staying with us and we love having you stay with us; we are the prefect pair! Thank you for your wonderful comments and we look forward to welcoming you and your granddaughter back to Clift!

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Location was great (close to shooping in Union Square), bar downstairs was really fun (but get there early) and rooms were small but comfortable. Recommend requesting a room on a higher floor for a quieter experience.

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are always happy to hear when a guest has an enjoyable experience and thank you for taking the time to share your comments.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The building is very nice and upscale. As you enter, two doormen greet you and you are quickly helped by the front desk. The bar downstairs, Redwood Room, is a great spot for drinks and gets pretty crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. The music selection is well rounded as well. The biggest problem with this hotel was the bathrooms. Very...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I appreciate both your positive and constructive feedback about your experience. We are a historical building and thus have some restrictions when it comes to the size of our bathrooms; however, we are currently in the process of completing a project to have all of our tubs and showers refreshed and the look of the bathroom upgraded.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I have been staying at the Clift now for the past 6+ years to the point that I have fond memories of special trips to the city. Back in 2011, I had expressed my gratitude before to Mr. Matthew Hittleman--then manager--particularly as to the incredible kindness and efficiency of the staff. Fast forward to 2016 and I truly have no...

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you to our biggest fan for such wonderful comments!! We are in the creative process this year for our new restaurant and look forward to having you come back and experience the new side of Clift in 2016.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Great staff and amazing location. Very happy with my stay with the Clift and I will continue to stay there every time I am in San Francisco. They have lovely bedding ensuring I slept after a lot of flying.

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Randi D, Front Office Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

What a delightful review! I am so pleased to see that we were able to make a fan out of you and look forward to welcoming you back to Clift!

Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Came for anniversary. Valet was quick and easy (but expensive!). Check in was quick and friendly. Upon hearing it was our anniversary got a free upgrade. Room was huge and chic. Comfy bed, great lighting, mostly quiet (some to be expected Fri night party in room two doors down. Bar was a scene. Not our crowd but beautiful room and...

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing Clift to help you celebrate such a wonderful occasion and I am pleased to hear that you had a great experience for your anniversary!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 April 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Clift. The staff was incredibly nice and overall decor was beautiful. The only reason I rated this "very good" was that the room service was not very good. The meals were just overcooked or brought luke-warm. Just not worth the cost. Also, the bathroom shower was a bit dirty; it was as if...

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay and that our Staff was able to provide the excellent service we strive for in most of your interactions. I am sorry for the issues you experienced with room and service and for the feel of the shower in your room. I am happy to report that we are completing...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Lovely hotel with a terrific staff. They make the hotel a shining star. Would definitely stay again for sure. I loved the chair collection. I stayed on 15th floor and had terrific views. The room was a bit too small but the mirrors on both walls made it seem bigger. Union Square is super touristy so you need to walk...

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

I agree, our Staff do make the guest experience even better! Thank you for your kind words and I will be sure to share your comments with all of the employees.

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Cool hotel in the heart of San Francisco. We really enjoyed our stay, and felt that the hotel was a nice design, and nice sized rooms. Unique color schemes and cool pictures in the hotel's bar. It's right in the heart of Union Square and all the cool stores.

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your appreciation of our unique style and brand. We look forward to welcoming you back to Clift in the near future!

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

The Clift Hotel had always intrigued my husband and I when we would walk by while in San Francisco. We decided to get away for Easter and booked a room at The Clift. Upon check-in, the extremely pleasant young lady at the desk took our reservation information and upgraded us to a junior suite. The room was very spacious, modern,...

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Clift_Manager, Manager at Clift Hotel San Francisco, responded to this review

It is so wonderful that you decided to give Clift a try. I am thrilled to see that we met your expectations and provided a memorable experience for your Easter weekend!

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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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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  • 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: $274 - $655 (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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Clift San Francisco
San Francisco Clift Hotel
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#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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