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Japantown Vacation Packages

A magnet for visitors who travel to the bustling city of San Francisco, Japantown has a great deal to offer sightseers. Japantown is approximately less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from San Francisco’s downtown. If you are arriving by air, Japantown is 12 miles (19 kilometers) away from San Francisco International Airport.

While you are in the area, why not spend a day sightseeing in surrounding neighborhoods like Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown and Nob Hill.

Check out Pier 39 and Lombard Street and see more of central San Francisco.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for a few hours such as Exploratorium, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Randall Museum. Treat your partner to a spectacular show at Orpheum Theater, the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and the Castro Theatre. Enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Cartoon Art Museum and Xanadu Gallery.

There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Locals and visitors alike enjoy destinations such as Pioneer Park, Aquatic Park and the Mission Dolores Park. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-tended botanical displays. Explore the nearby wilderness by heading to the TransAmerica Redwood Forest.

Sights such as Coit Tower, Grace Cathedral and Crissy Field are great places to check out while you’re in Japantown. Brush up on San Francisco’s history at Fort Mason and the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Japantown’s holy places like the St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Saints Peter and Paul Church and the Glide Memorial United Methodist Church.

To experience this region’s leafier side, grab your golf bag and head to the Presidio Golf Course.

If you love to find a great deal, explore Ghirardelli Square, Embarcadero Center and Crocker Galleria.

There are several fun options for those travelling without children such as Winery Collective.

If you're crazy about sports, be sure to catch local legends, the Bay Area Breeze, doing battle in nearby Kezar Stadium. To fit in, be sure to wear blue and black, the colors of the Bay Area Breeze.

After a long day enjoying Japantown, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square, the Hotel Nikko San Francisco and the Westin San Francisco Market Street are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.

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Hotel Kabuki - a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Hotel Kabuki - a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

1625 Post St, San Francisco
of 5, from 1,100 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of San Francisco and just blocks from Union Square, the Hotel Kabuiki anchors the Japan Center, a complex of Asian boutiques, Japanese restaurants, sushi bars, spas, and gardens.

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

1800 Sutter St, San Francisco
of 5, from 638 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

This stylish, modern hotel is in San Francisco's Japantown, less than 2 miles from Chinatown and Union Square.

Hotel Whitcomb

Hotel Whitcomb

1231 Market St, San Francisco
of 5, from 3,184 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the San Francisco theater district with a BART and MUNI station at its entrance, this downtown hotel is 6 blocks from Union Square and within a mile of Moscone Center and SFMOMA.

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco
of 5, from 1,813 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This elegant and historic 1904 hotel offers a prime location across from San Francisco's Union Square; cable cars stop right at the front door, and the Financial District and Chinatown are both just 4 blocks away.

Travelodge San Francisco Airport-North

Travelodge San Francisco Airport-North

326 S Airport Blvd, South San Francisco
of 5, from 2,325 reviews
2.0 out of 5.0

This 200-room hotel is 2 miles north of San Francisco International Airport and 10 miles from downtown San Francisco.

Serrano Hotel

Serrano Hotel

405 Taylor St, San Francisco
of 5, from 1,611 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

The Serrano Hotel is steps away from Union Square, perfectly positioned in the Theater District of San Francisco, 2 blocks from the Powell Street cable car.

Hotel Zoe San Francisco

Hotel Zoe San Francisco

425 North Point, San Francisco
of 5, from 2,354 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Hotel Zoe San Francisco is 2 blocks from Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, and the Alcatraz Island ferry.

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