70% Based on 3564 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of San Francisco awaits you at Clift. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Westfield San Francisco Centre and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 372 rooms feature WiFi, wired Internet, and in-room massages. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service is also available. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Down comforters, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

This business-friendly hotel offers a business center, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas and coffee/tea in a common area. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown San Francisco hotel include Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and TransAmerica Pyramid.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$192 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

70% of guests recommend out of 3564 reviews

Excellent 1253
Good 1317
Average 565
Poor 266
Terrible 163
Value <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly Clift. You'll have access to the indoor pool and health club at a partner property. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 372 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • 3 conference rooms
  • Built in 1915
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) (22.7 km / 14.1 mi)
  • Train station: San Francisco 4th and King Station (2.4 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Powell St. Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Clift offers 372 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 27-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This San Francisco hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Clift has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Clift San Francisco is a half-mile from Yerba Buena Gardens, with its outdoor playground, ice-skating rink, and bowling alley, and one mile from the Embarcadero, a waterfront walkway. Bicycle rentals are on site; visitors find this to be an excellent way to explore the city. The hotel is central to all major tourist attractions, and many guests ride across the Golden Gate Bridge to the neighboring town of Sausalito.

The hotel is three miles from Golden Gate Park, with its vast green spaces, trails, playgrounds, and miniature lakes, and six miles from ocean beaches and the Seal Rocks at the foot of Geary Street. The Presidio Golf Course is four miles from the hotel in Presidio State Park, and Lincoln Park Golf Course, in view of the Golden Gate Bridge, is five miles away. Fitness facilities are on site; guests also have access to a partner property's health club and indoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Weight limit: 20 lb
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 26 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

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

Promotions

Food and Beverage Credit

Book a stay in any room or rate category, for travel anytime, and receive USD 10 food and beverage credit per day per room.

Credit redemption details provided at check-in. Credit does not apply to room service. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions may apply.