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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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  • Excellent35%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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4 Star Hotel
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is a century-old timeless gem, combining contemporary architecture and glamour with old-world elegance and modern comfort. A 6-minute walk from Union Square and 4 minutes from the nearest Muni Metro station, the hotel draws inspiration from the city and...
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495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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18.3 km to Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport
399 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.4 km from Market Street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Dirty room. Carpet with a huge spot with unknown origin. They charge your credit card (not just authorized as they say) for security with $300 plus the full cost of the stay. Two days after leaving the hotel I do still have my money back....More

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Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Our first time to San Francisco and this hotel was recommended to us. It didn't disappoint. Great location at Union Square with an incredible decor and very cool feel. Rooms were nice, staff were excellent and the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable. Will definitely be...More

2  Thank ClintonHayes
Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 20 March 2018

Dear ClintonHayes, We appreciate your feedback and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Even more thrilled that we met your expectations from the recommendation of the Clift. Thank you again and we are looking forward to your next visit. All the Best, Julia

Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel was fantastic. Location was great! Front desk staff very very good, Very helpful, obviously well trained and genuinely focused on taking care of the guests. Hotel is clean, interesting and is managing the construction well. Confident in recommending the club to business or...More

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Thank Charles F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well located, this old and charming hotel. The room I stayed in was very small, and a bit rundown (the blinds didn't work for instance). The Clift has the same problem as a lot of hotels these days; the facade is great, the entrance...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff was very friendly, lobby and public areas were cool. Room was huge by SFO standards, beds were very comfortable. Could hear our neighbors talking next door and street noise (even on the 15th floor), but didn't disturb us at bedtime. Bathroom was...More

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Response from Tony L, Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

We loved having you as a guest and reading your positive review. It warms us to read that you were so taken by the details of our property and the hospitality of our team. We’re sorry to learn that you were disappointed by the size...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Amenities
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Restaurant
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center 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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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$230 - US$596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#44 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$230 - US$596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#44 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 theaters 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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andijon
3 May 2018|
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Response from gtautista | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a fine hotel in SF that isn't near some of the homelessness that pervades the city. Some of the "charm" as it's called now. Be alert and best to plan on where you're going so as to not be hanging around and... More
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Janis C
12 December 2017|
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Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we do not have a bar on our roof. It's just a secured roof with equipment.
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ckennedy98
16 October 2017|
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Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager | Property representative |
We don't have any sofa sleepers in our rooms, we do offer roll away beds
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"Higher floors are quiet and offer great view of the city."
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"We requested a quiet room which we received overlooking a rear court yard."
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