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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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  • Excellent35%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pros - Excellent location, many great restaurants and bars in walking distance. All of the staff was very nice and greeted you upon arrivalCons - Very expensive to not have standard upgrades, carpets were dirty in the rooms, hallways and elevators, provided coffee set up...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The Clift is located about 2 blocks away from Union Square and to the Powell Street cable car which takes you through Chinatown and to Fishermans Wharf / Pier 39. The hotel is also about a few blocks down the hill from Grace Cathedral (top...More

Thank lightspeedc
Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 10 April 2018

Dear lightspeedc, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Clift and the surrounding sites in San Francisco. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and the historical aspects as much as we do! We are looking forward to your next...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had stayed at the Clift several years ago, and got a good deal from a website for a trip back to San Francisco. We were not disappointed. The lobby is still funky with fun furniture and a nice vibe. The bar is under new...More

Thank utpsy
Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 2 days ago

We were delighted to be your hotel-of-choice while in San Francisco, Utpsy, and we can’t thank you enough for the rave review! It’s wonderful to know that you had such a fun and memorable time as our guest, and we appreciate you highlighting your visit...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hotel is all about location !! Just a couple of blocks from Union Square. We walked to The Ferryman building and to the piers much longer walks but do able. Our rooms were large with high ceiling- it’s a 4* with a unique feel...More

Thank Josephine025
Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 2 days ago

Greetings, Josephine! It was a treat to welcome you and your family to downtown San Francisco, and we’re glad that you enjoyed our spacious and lofty accommodations! We trust that you stayed busy exploring all that our fine city has to offer, and we were...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed for four nights in August. First of all staff at reception were very friendly and helpful and the service was very good. The bed was very large and comfy and TV has plenty of channels. WiFi free and fast. But... On our first...More

Thank Wassa_1976
Response from Hotel_Mgr_365, General Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate you paying us a visit, Wassa, and we’re thrilled to know that our team members took such great care of you. We thank you for your flexibility in moving rooms and are glad you enjoyed the comfort of your accommodations. Your added feedback...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$235 - US$580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#47 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$235 - US$580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#47 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
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
...More
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debiSouthampton
13 August 2018|
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Response from Hotel_Mgr_365 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. While we strive to ensure that it is clearly outlined at the time of booking, there is still a nightly facility fee of $28, which has become increasingly common here in San Francisco. The charge... More
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Ricardo E
29 July 2018|
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Response from Leopold A | Reviewed this property |
Hotels vary, and timing is everything. Usually, most hotels will not charge if a package is received while a guest is staying at the hotel. In my experience, the package for me arrived a few hours before I arrived, and the... More
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Ricardo E
29 July 2018|
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Response from Marshall C | Reviewed this property |
No charge just ask at the Front Desk or Concierge, make sure the mailing label identifies the person as arriving guest or current guest
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"Higher floors are quiet and offer great view of the city."
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