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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel in San Francisco's Union Square

With a stay at Clift, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, steps from SHN Curran Theatre and American Conservatory Theater.

This 4-star hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.

Make yourself at home in one of the 372 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including a 24-hour fitness center and bicycles to rent. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Clift, A Morgans Original, is given grace and elegance by historic styling, accented by modern artistic flourishes. Guests enjoy preferential access to the legendary Redwood Room bar, where celebrity spotting is as popular as the designer martinis.

Door staff are on duty day and night, and concierge services, tour/ticket assistance, and in-room dining are available. As a part of the resort fee, each room includes a daily breakfast credit of USD 10.00; resort fee also includes morning coffee and tea service in the lobby. This San Francisco hotel has a business center that offers high-speed Internet access. Wireless Internet access is available hotel-wide. Fitness facilities are on site; guests also have access to a partner property's health club and indoor pool. This property is entirely smoke-free; fines apply for violations.

Limo or Town Car service to the financial district is complimentary (limited hours).

Metered street parking is available nearby.

  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 372 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1915 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Velvet Room - Offering a daily breakfast, this room is designed to complement the glamor of the Redwood Room with its velvet and mahogany interior.

Redwood Room - Legend says that California redwood covering the walls in this one-of-a-kind bar came from a single tree. The 30-foot ceilings, ever-changing digital art displayed on plasma-screen TVs, subdued lighting, and leather and velvet furnishings make the Redwood a popular watering hole for celebrities and local trendsetters. Appetizers and dinner are offered from late afternoon to late evening.

Room Service - offered during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Clift, A Morgans Original, is a half-mile from San Francisco's 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

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • 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 time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets stay free
  • Up to 20 lb
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Pets allowed (no fees)

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 26 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 55.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


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