Sitting pretty between fast-paced Chinatown to the east and the sprawling slopes of the Presidio Golf Course to the west, the neighborhood of Pacific Heights is San Francisco’s quiet oasis amid the hustle and bustle of its startup culture.
Walk past hillside mansions, run your hands over fine fabrics in charming boutiques, and look out over the city from a peaceful park bench. Pacific Heights hotels offer a regal home base just minutes away from many of the city’s most iconic waterfront neighborhoods, including Fisherman’s Wharf and the Embarcadero. Rent a car in Pacific Heights and roll through the hills like Bay Area local.
Visiting Pacific Heights
To take in Old California and bright up-and-comers side by side, cruise down Fillmore Street, where Victorian manors have been reborn as unique apartment buildings over the neighborhood’s most popular shops and small-town cobblers and salons. You’ll have no trouble filling the trunk of your rental car with exquisite finds from all over the world, all carefully curated in one small neighborhood.
Seek out gourmet coffee in the charming cafe scene of Lower Pacific Heights before setting off on a hearty climb up Nob Hill and into Chinatown, where you’ll feel like you have indeed entered another country. Watch extravagant Queen Anne homes turn to brightly colored paper lanterns strung between stately brick walkups. Weave your way through the busy avenues in search of delicious dim sum and wrap up some traditional Chinese pastries to take back to one of the top hotels in Pacific Heights to nosh with your morning tea.
Indulge in the height of Bay Area glamour or simplify the finer side of life and book a Pacific Heights motel. Travelocity’s hotels in San Francisco span the city and come with a price-matching guarantee, so you can rest as easy as the mist rolling in off the Pacific Ocean.