San Francisco, California is also known as “The City by the Bay” is the fourth most populous city in California and the twelfth most populous city in the US, with an estimated population of 808,977 in 2008. The city is best known for its cold summer mist, steep hills, eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and its peninsular location.
San Francisco receives millions of visitors each year. People love to visit the city for its emphasis on culture, originality, and independence. Delicious restaurants, beautiful hotels, and fun activities are just a few of the reasons people continue to visit. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, you will simply enjoy the activities and attractions of the Bay Area.
San Francisco is a city of many neighborhoods, all with boutique hotels, each distinctive and unique. These hotels may be smaller but they have great personality and personalized service. They are generally themed, stylish, and ambitious. The rooms and suites are named after famous guests and are eclectically decorated – no two are alike.
Personality Hotels offers 4 properties located throughout the Union Square district. They boast of being the original to bring boutique hotels to the city. Union Square is at the heart of it all. The historic cable car line, world-class shops, art museums, cathedrals, theaters and many other points of interest are just steps away. Each hotel is so uniquely different with its own personality and not far from what the entire city has to offer.
Historic Fisherman’s Wharf has been one of San Francisco’s most popular destinations for its oceanfront atmosphere. Kimpton Hotels has two unique properties on the pier. The Argonaut is located at the Haslett Warehouse in Cannery. San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, The Cannery, and a fleet of historic ships are just steps from the Argonaut gate.
Nob Hill is one of the iconic neighborhoods of San Francisco. The mansions at the top of the hill are the place where the luxurious and privileged lived during the days of the gold rush. Its great palaces are now luxurious boutique hotels. The historic Intercontinental Mark Hopkins built in 1926, one of the best hotels in the city with 3 cable car lines crossing. It is just minutes from China Town, the Financial District, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Hunting Square is just steps away.
The Marina district is young compared to the rest of San Francisco and draws a crowd of 20 to 30 people. Stylish new restaurants, spa treatments, and colorful West Coast-inspired boutique hotels have become some of the new developments. The Hotel Del Sol is exploding with the charm of the West Coast. Once a 1950s-style motor cabin, Hotel Del Sol has now been transformed to reflect the colorful California lifestyle. Marina Green and Fort Mason, to name a few, are just a short bike ride away.