Best Hotels in San Francisco

San Francisco has a wide variety of hotels to choose from, ranging from funky boutique hotels to international chain hotels and super swanky luxury hotels.

Whatever kind of hotel you choose from, there are some standouts in each category.

To narrow down the list and help you choose the best hotel in San Francisco for your stay, here is my list of the best hotels in San Francisco.

Best Historic Hotels in San Francisco

The Fairmont
The Ritz Carlton

Best Luxury Hotels in San Francisco

The St. Regis
The Mandarin Oriental San Francisco
The Four Seasons

Hotels with the Best Nightlife in San Francisco

The Clift (The Redwood Room bar)
Hotel Vitale (happy hour at Americano bar)

Hotels with the Best Restaurants in San Francisco

The St. Regis (Ame restaurant)
The Ritz Carlton (The Dining Room at the Ritz Carlton)
The Westin St. Francis (Michael Mina restaurant)

California Wine Country Tours


California Wine Country

California is famous all over the world for its wines, and there is no shortage of wineries in California to visit.

California wine country tours are a great way to see the state’s best wineries and sample the wines. Wine tours make it easy to cover a lot of wineries in one day and allow you to enjoy wine country without the hassle of driving or finding the best wineries in California yourself.

Many companies run California wine country tours from San Francisco, which is just south of the famous Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country areas.

Some wine country tour operators offer just a car for the day and let you choose which wineries to visit, while others have a set schedule of wineries or appointments at wineries that require bookings for wine tastings.