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Top San Francisco Beach Resorts & Hotels

$328
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach

3.0 out of 5.0 407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
4.9/5
(10 Reviews)
This hotel features free WiFi in public areas, free newspapers, and free self parking. Enjoy the free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning. A terrace and a fireplace in the lobby are also provided.
$159
Inn at Rockaway

Inn at Rockaway

2.0 out of 5.0 200 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
4.2/5
(11 Reviews)
Free WiFi in public areas is provided and the front desk is staffed around-the-clock.
$119
Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham

3.0 out of 5.0 105 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
4/5
(55 Reviews)
This hotel features a spa tub, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and express check-out. Free self parking, a garden, and a computer station are also offered.
$95
Mirage Inn and Suites

Mirage Inn and Suites

2.0 out of 5.0 2600 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco, CA
3.4/5
(17 Reviews)
This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and free newspapers are on offer.
$80
Rodeway Inn and Suites

Rodeway Inn and Suites

2.0 out of 5.0 1234 Great Highway, San Francisco, CA
3.2/5
(12 Reviews)
Free self parking is available and the hotel's multilingual staff can provide around-the-clock assistance. WiFi in public areas is free. Luggage storage is also provided.
$104
Pacifica Beach Hotel

Pacifica Beach Hotel

2.5 out of 5.0 525 Crespi Drive, Pacifica, CA
3/5
(28 Reviews)
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Oceanfront Hotels in San Francisco

$245
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay

3.5 out of 5.0 4100 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
4.6/5
(13 Reviews)
Offering direct access to the beach, this Half Moon Bay hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Vallejo Beach and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Mavericks Beach. Miramar Beach and Pillar Point Harbor are also within 1 mi (2 km).
$119
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront

4.0 out of 5.0 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
4.3/5
(35 Reviews)
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Bayfront Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Millbrae Square Shopping Center and Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia. Coyote Point Park is 3 mi (4.9 km) away. Millbrae Station is 22 minutes by foot and Broadway Station is 23 minutes.
$129
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront

3.5 out of 5.0 150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame, CA
4.1/5
(111 Reviews)
Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from Crystal Springs Golf Course and within 12 mi (20 km) of San Mateo County Event Center and Cow Palace. Oracle Park and Stanford Shopping Center are also within 25 mi (40 km). Broadway Station is 21 minutes by foot.
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San Francisco Beach Hotel Guide

You envision yourself in the heart of a bustling downtown, the vague scent of fresh chocolate lingering in the breeze. You pass a street cart in a yummy part of town: Is that dim sum you see being served to tourists and locals with contented smiles? Yet, as much as you wish for a vacation filled with excitement and the frenetic buzz that can only be found in a major city, you also long for a lung full of sea air and the chance to eat your dinner with a dreamy water view. When someone here tells you to “Go fly a kite,” you take it as a compliment and head straight for Ocean Beach on the west side of the city. You’re in San Francisco, where you’re bound to leave your heart and gain a few shopping bags worth of vintage clothing. Book a room at one of our San Francisco beach hotels, and you’ll have the best of California with scenic coastal views and a thriving metropolis all in one place.

Where are the best beaches by San Francisco?

With a nickname like City by the Bay, you can bet your bottom sand dollar that San Francisco has lots of beachfront worth exploring. Whether you want to surf or sunbathe, San Francisco hotels on the beach give you easy access to some of the best coastal landscape in NorCal.

  • East Beach: Also called China Beach, this Pacific Heights stretch of sand has shallow waters perfect for playing and summer lifeguards. It also boasts a splendid view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Baker Beach: Come early in the morning and enjoy views of the Marin Headlands and watch sea lions wade off shore. By evening, low tide is the right time to search for starfish or build a sand castle. The north side of the beach is clothing optional.
  • Aquatic Park: This beach is in the heart of the city. Grab a bread bowl filled with soup and walk over to the sand, where you can dine with the salty breeze. The sand is soft and the water is calm.

What are the best restaurants in San Francisco with a view of the water?

When the lunch or dinner bell rings but you can’t tear yourself from the water—you don’t have to. Head to the Embarcadero or Fisherman’s Wharf and find a table near the window. At La Mar at Pier 1 ½, Peruvian fare will delight your taste buds. Meanwhile, The Franciscan Crab Restaurant at Pier 43 ½ has flashy neon décor and roasted crab with garlic sauce so good you may shed a tear.

You don’t have to decide between the sweet benefits of a trip to Ghirardelli’s and a quiet walk on the beach at sunset. The best of city and sand unite in San Fran. Let the quirk of Haight-Ashbury call your heart to sing and the vibrancy of Chinatown leave you awe-inspired. Then stay at one of our top San Francisco beachfront hotels, like the Omni San Francisco Hotel or Hotel Diva and live in the lap of luxury for a while.

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