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Arts & Culture
California Academy of Sciences is part natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium, and all education and research institute. Located in Golden Gate Park, it features exhibits including a four-story rainforest and a virtual safari in African Hall.
de Young Memorial Museum
Founded in 1895 and located in Golden Gate Park, the de Young is home to priceless collections of art spanning more than 300 years, including American, Native American, African, and Pacific. The de Young stands out with its iconic copper facade.
Legion of Honor
The Legion of Honor is regarded as one of the city’s most beautiful museums with a view overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. The museum displays an impressive collection of ancient and European art spanning more than 4,000 years.
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Boasting one of the finest collections of Asian art in the world, The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco exposes visitors to Asia’s many diverse cultures. The museum is a catalyst for discovery and understanding of the Asian experience.
Alpha Omega Winery61 MILES AWAY
Visit this world-renowned winemaker, located in the heart of Napa Valley, where you can tour the historic vineyard and taste handcrafted specialty wines. This family owned boutique winery produces elegant, approachable and perfectly balanced wines through blending the best of Old World and New World wine styles
Beringer Winery64.7 MILES AWAY
Established in 1876, Beringer is California’s longest operating winery and one of the finest wine producers in Napa Valley. With over 1,600 acres farmed, Beringer features a rich portfolio of wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Pinot Grigio.
Sausalito10.7 MILES AWAY
Stroll along the waterfront - often compared to the French Riviera – enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or your favorite wine in an open-air cafe, or browse the many art galleries of this charming city. The Bay Area Discovery Museum offers interactive displays for the entire family, and there are many well-groomed hiking and biking trails for nature lovers.
Tiburon16.8 MILES AWAY
Main Street and Ark Row are two of this historic area’s most picturesque streets, with views of the town’s restored buildings. Shop for fine arts and crafts or visit the local winery for unusual gifts. Don’t miss the Richardson Bay Audubon Center or a hike to the top of Mt. Livermore for views of Marin County, San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is a global landmark and an architectural marvel, spanning two miles with 750-foot towers painted bright orange. Visitors can walk or bike across while looking in awe at the impressive Bay Area views.
Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the most popular San Francisco attractions, with historic landmarks, shops, restaurants, and more dotting the waterfront. Pier 39 is home to a large colony of sea lions who draw visitors daily.
San Francisco Zoo
The San Francisco Zoo is located on the picturesque Pacific Ocean shoreline. It is home to more than 1,000 exotic, endangered, and rescued animals representing more than 250 species. Throughout the zoo, you’ll find tranquil gardens of native plants.
Once the most feared federal prison and home of the country’s most notorious criminals, Alcatraz is also the site of the first lighthouse and U.S. fort on the west coast. Take the ferry across the bay for an unforgettable tour of this historic icon.
Parks & Recreation
Take a nice stroll around campus at any of the nearby Bay Area universities for a trip down memory lane, or maybe a preview of college years for the kids. Our San Francisco hotel is near some of the top universities in the state (and the world), including Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, San Francisco State, University of San Francisco and San Jose State.
Nob Hill1 MILES AWAY
Sitting high above the city is one of the most renowned San Francisco neighborhoods, Nob Hill. Tour the homes of those who made their riches through the railroads, silver mining and other industries that helped create the city and the West Coast. Nob Hill is also home to Grace Cathedral, the world’s largest Episcopal Church, with incredible stained glass and bronze doors.
Lombard Street2.2 MILES AWAY
Climb to the top of America’s most crooked street for amazing views in every direction. From the top, you’ll see Ghirardelli Square, Alcatraz, Telegraph Hill and the Bay Bridge. Down the hill, you’ll be delighted by the beautiful mansions and brilliantly colored flowers that fill this winding street from top to bottom.
South Beach1.2 MILES AWAY
Located South of Market street, South Beach is quickly becoming one of San Francisco’s newest up and coming neighborhoods. Most notably recognized as the home to AT&T Park, South Beach is home to some of the newest lofts, condos, and design studios in San Francisco.
Just steps away from the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, you’ll find a shopper’s utopia in Union Square. It’s one of the most popular dining and shopping areas in the city, featuring upscale department stores alongside trendy boutiques and unique dining.
Once part of San Francisco's red light district, Maiden Lane is now solely a pedestrian mall, home to trendy shops and boutiques, as well as high-end art galleries. It also features the only Frank Lloyd Wright designed building in the city.
Ferry Building Farmers Market
At the northeast end of Market Street, you’ll find the historic Ferry Building filled with a wide array of shops and dining options. Three times a week, the building holds the Ferry Building Farmers Market featuring fresh farm produce.
Enter the Dragon’s Gate of Chinatown and instantly immerse yourself in culture. Situated between North Beach and Union Square, ornate lamp posts, pagoda roofs, and jam-packed window fronts greet you in this lively and tightly packed neighborhood.
Levi’s® Stadium44.3 MILES AWAY
Opened August 2014, Levi’s® Stadium is the new home of the Bay Area's professional football team: the San Francisco 49ers. The stadium features a "green" roof atop the suite tower, a museum, and three solar bridges. Tour the locker rooms or cheer on the team on game day.
Oracle Arena17.6 MILES AWAY
Based in Oakland, CA, the Bay Area's professional basketball team, and 2015 and 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, are one of the original franchises in basketball. Join in on the excitement at Oracle Arena, where they take on heated rivals.
AT&T Park and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum1.7 MILES AWAY / 15.7 MILES AWAY
Bay Area ballparks and enjoy the ultimate American pastime by watching the Oakland Athletics (Coliseum) or San Francisco Giants (AT&T) professional baseball teams. Both Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and AT&T Park are within easy reach of our hotel. Just hop on BART or Caltrain and you’ll be singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and eating hotdogs in no time.
San Francisco is a hotbed of sports, with one of its many venues abuzz with the excitement of game day most days of the week. Apart from the pro teams playing in the NFL, NBA, and MLB, you can also find a variety of competitive collegiate teams in the Bay Area, in all codes, and catch pro hockey and soccer in nearby San Jose, where MLB’s San Jose Sharks and MLS’ San Jose Earthquakes have their homes.