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Hobnob Tours

950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108-6000
+1 650-814-6303
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Fun,fascinating and informative walking tours of NobHill,Financial District and Union Square/Chinatown.Featured on the Travel Channel with Samantha Brown. Stroll palatial ballrooms, roof top gardens, famous movie and song locations ("I Left my Heart in SF")cathedrals, architectual icons, art and sculpture. Experience the passionate history of old San Francisco
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28 Sep 2017
“Went places we wouldn't think to go”
2 Apr 2017
“Highly Recommend Nob Hill Walking Tour”
950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108-6000
Nob Hill
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Recently did the Union Square and Chinatown walking tour with Valarie. She is a wealth of information on the history of the area and took us to places we wouldn't have gone on our own - hotel lobbies, art galleries, a church in Chinatown, etc....More

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ValTour, Owner at Hobnob Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

I am glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope you will revisit San Francisco.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I recently did the Nob Hill walking tour with Val, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Hard to imagine a walking tour of Nob Hill with no hills to climb, but it is kept within a limited range of blocks so it is very manageable. Particular highlights...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

There is no better way to see the city than a walking tour around San Francisco. We have toured China Town, Alcatraz and the financial district. It is a lovely way to spend the day and you learn so much more than just driving around...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely (and very reasonable) tour of Nobs Hill with Valerie. She is very personable and extremely knowledgeable about Early SF history.

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Reviewed 28 November 2015

I was pretty amazed to know about the history and cultures of San Francisco. The tour was fun experience .

Reviewed 19 March 2015

What a great morning! Valarie is charming and very well informed. The tour was a lot of fun packed with wonderful history and amusing stories. I'm a local but heard some things I'd not heard before. If you're looking for a low key, relaxed tour...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2012

I have just experienced an excellent tour with Valerie of the Nob Hill area of San Francisco. It was extremely interesting, giving life to those important early characters who shaped the development of the city. The tour was well paced & run by a very...More

Thank Jacqueline W
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
city and is home to amazing architecture and views.
The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
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