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Castle Rock
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Reviewed 31 January 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay and was able to mix in some fun on a business trip. They have great townie bikes for free. You can take a ride straight to Embarcadero and explore. I made back in time to enjoy the wine hour in the lobby. Very quaint and comfortable lobby with many seating areas. An added bonus was a free... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Everything about this hotel is great. Service, cleanliness, and location. There was lots of homeless around the hotel, if that makes you uncomfortable you may not enjoy yourself. If you self park down the street you can also save about 15 dollars a day on parking.

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We went to San Francisco to celebrate birthdays. We have seen this hotel but never stayed there until now. The hotel is beautiful and the staff is absolutely wonderful. Lauren helped us at check in and with her great personality she made us feel very welcome! Thank you for making our birthday celebration an memorable one!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

Loved the Artwork. Beautiful place. Great Restaurant attached as well. Location was perfect. I had a great time shopping and was able to walk just about anywhere. Watch out for the street people though. San Fran seems to have quite alot of them.- You may walk into a few puddles.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 January 2014

We have really liked Kimpton hotels in other cities (Ink 48 in NYC is one of our faves). They have the "cool kid" vibe, and often have pretty nice perks (the drinks for $1 is a nice perk if they have it when you stay there--2 cocktails/night from the hotel bar for $1 added to the cost of the room.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

This was our first stay at the Monaco and we were not disappointed. Staff were fabulous and service was prompt and efficient. The room was a generous size and well appointed. We had New Year's eve dinner in the main restaurant as well as breakfast the next day and the food was excellent. The hotel is 5 minutes' walk to... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

We stayed here the other night and had a great time! The Monaco is in a great location just blocks from Union Square & lots of restaurants/shopping. Rooms are small but nicely decorated, very modern looking. It's a boutique hotel, decor is very fun & contemporary. Parking is ridiculously expensive though (but that is all SF hotels.) Bring your small... More 

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Reviewed 24 January 2014

I stayed three nights at Hotel Monaco in downtown San Francisco. It's a great little hotel, very close to Union Square. While it's in downtown, the hotel itself is located in a decent enough area, although you don't have to walk too far in one direction to hit the Tenderloin which is fairly rough. Walk towards Nob Hill and you'll... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

This is our fourth stay at Hotel Monaco. We keep coming back because we love this hotel, the exceptional staff and the location. But this time...they went above and beyond our expectations. This was a birthday & anniversary celebration which was expressed when I made the reservation. Upon our arrival, they upgraded us to a beautiful room. When we entered,... More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2014

Check in: Seamless. Reception area very nice. Car greeted by valets taking our bags. Being a Kimpton member, I was given a $10 credit on the mini bar and $30 off a massage. (Apparently the spa area is really nice – no pool, but big whirlpool). One can see bikes (of the Pee Wee Herman variety) available that are ready... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of downtown San Francisco, The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, is located just steps away from the historic beauty of Union Square. Distinct among San Francisco's lifestyle hotels, the signature warmth permeates the property from the service to the design of the interiors. Surrounded by the city's top theaters, restaurants, museums and shops, the urban boutique hotel features 208 newly renovated, vibrant and stylish guestrooms. The Marker celebrates the vibrancy of the city and the dynamism of its guests through innovative programming and thoughtful service. Guests can enjoy thoughtful special amenities including unlimited PressReader access for the digital newsstand, bicycle rentals to explore the city, in-room spa services and more. The lobby living room's plush, over-sized couches and curated local activations beckon guests to stay a while and soak in the comfortable, social atmosphere while unique programs, steeped in local authenticity, connect guests to the best of the destination. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's new dining concept, Tratto, a spirited bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities and casual, communal-style dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marker San Francisco

Address: 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: RM795 - RM1,969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Marker San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#32 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#35 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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