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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
50-inch TV with digital channels, pay-per-view films
50-inch TV with digital channels, pay-per-view films
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very good
1,500 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationOrpheum Theater13 min walk
Popular LocationSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art13 min walk
Popular LocationMoscone Convention Center15 min walk
AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)22 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 315 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 425 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 585 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 725 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room amenities

    • 925 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 425 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds

    Room amenities

    • 585 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Mobility & Hearing, Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, Bathtub (Mobility)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, City View (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Bathtub (Mobility)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Mobility, Roll-In Shower)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

San Francisco

Near a metro station, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is in San Francisco's Downtown San Francisco neighbourhood, an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Golden Gate Park and Mission Dolores Park, while Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Oracle Park or Cow Palace. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Orpheum Theater - 13 min walk
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 13 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 15 min walk
  • San Francisco City Hall - 19 min walk
  • Lombard Street - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • San Francisco Station - 2 min drive
  • Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop - 4 min walk
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 22 min drive

Restaurants

  • Jasper's - 1 min walk
  • The Owl Tree - 1 min walk
  • Katana-Ya - 2 min walk
  • Honey Honey Cafe & Crepery - 2 min walk
  • Pinecrest Diner - 2 min walk

About this property

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

Historic San Francisco hotel in Downtown San Francisco, walk to SHN Curran Theatre
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, a business centre and concierge services are on-site. All 372 rooms offer minibars, room service (during limited hours) and TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find premium bedding, rainfall showerheads and coffee/tea makers.
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel offers 372 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking: USD 59 per night

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–9:00 AM: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

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  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 50-inch TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 5:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
For guests with pets, a pet indemnity form must be filled out at the Front Desk when checking-in. An additional cleaning fee may be applied after check-out, if necessary.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 28 March 2020 to 31 August 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
Dogs only
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 40.0 per night.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 31.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness centre access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 18.00 for adults and USD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 59 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 40.0 per night
  • Facilities fee: USD 0 per accommodation, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitisation guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?
As of 10 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel on 4 Sep 2020 start from £183, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, dogs are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 75.00 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Valet parking is available for USD 59 per night.
What time is check-in at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 5:00 AM.
What time is check-out at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this property located?
Located in Downtown San Francisco, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of SHN Curran Theatre, Warfield Theater, and Westfield San Francisco Centre. Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are also within 15 minutes. Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop and Powell St & O'Farrell St Stop are within a 5-minute walk.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

4.1
Very good
5 - Excellent
648
4 - Good
494
3 - Okay
211
2 - Mediocre
87
1 - Poor
60
4.2
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place to stay in

Hotel G was always my place to stay when in San Fran. However, gave The Clift a try and it hooked. It looks fantastic following the makeover. Same great location and nice, friendly staff. Huge rooms and nice, modern bathrooms. Decor was modern but comfortable at the same time. Loved the famous bar and breakfast in the restaurant was really enjoyable. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This hotel is near everything! It's very clean, and the staff are super helpful. They have a beautiful Redwood Room with a bar - a true throw-back to the early 1920's in San Francisco. I highly recommend!

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Happy Stay

It was a pleasant surprise enjoyed our stay the room service was very nice friendly staff. Thank you

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

They remodeled the property and did a nice job. However, they eliminated the bath tub in all but the most expensive option. Usually, as a VIP with Expedia they upgrade me to a better option if available. The hotel was empty. I said I really wanted a tub and they did not upgrade me to a rooom with a tub. They said it would be $150 charge. If I knew such an expensive room would not have a tub, I would have stayed elsewhere. Very disappointing.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020