Book your room at The Opal San Francisco
Centrally located near Civic Center, Union Square
The Opal San Francisco is in the heart of San Francisco, walking distance from Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption and Audium.
This family-friendly hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.
Make yourself at home in one of the 167 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls.
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features tour/ticket assistance and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or grab a snack at a coffee shop/café.
Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
The Opal is situated in the heart of San Francisco, just five blocks from a cable car line, eight blocks from Union Square, and nine blocks from City Hall, the War Memorial Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and the Asian Art Museum, all within the Civic Center area.
The hotel serves a daily complimentary Continental breakfast with bagels, toast, waffles, hard-boiled eggs, yoghurt, and juices, and hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception on Wednesdays.
A small fitness center is on site, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available.
Self parking is available (surcharge).
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Year Built 1908
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Free breakfast
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fitness facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Computer station
- Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
- Laundry facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 5
- Total number of rooms - 167
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
In your room
- Air conditioning
- Microwave (on request)
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Private bathroom
- Bathtub or shower
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Climate control
- Complimentary toiletries
- Free local calls
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- LED TV
- Iron/ironing board
- iPod docking station
Eat and drink
A complimentary Continental breakfast is provided each morning. Breakfast includes toast, bagels, waffles, yoghurt, hard-boiled eggs, coffee, tea, and juices.
The hotel also hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception featuring a selection of classic California wines, Wednesdays in the late afternoon.
Mel's Diner - Operated independently and located off the lobby, Mel's serves American favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The on-site fitness center includes an exercise bike, treadmill, stairstepper, and free weights. The hotel also offers discounted passes to a 24-hour fitness club one block away.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for The Opal San Francisco
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Guests will be charged a Healthy San Francisco (the city's universal health care program) fee per room, per night.
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
No rollaway/extra beds available
Parking height restrictions apply
- A 14 percent city/local tax will be charged
- 2.25 percent tourism fee will be charged
- Destination fee: USD 2.62 per accommodation, per night
- Self parking fee: USD 36 per day (in/out privileges)
- Late check-out fee: USD 100.00
- Deposit: USD 50 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night