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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

+1 415 775 4700

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based on 957 reviews

About The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel, San Francisco

Value for money

This luxury hotel is in Lower Nob Hill, a five-minute walk to Union Square Plaza. It offers guests an ideal base with Powell Street Station under a 10-minute walk away. There are a range of amenities at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel on offer to guests, including 24-hour room service, valet parking and a fitness center. Honeymoon suites are available for those looking for some added luxury. The modern rooms at this 4-star hotel have a CD player, a DVD player and a flat-screen TV. The bathrooms feature a shower and come with luxury toiletries. The hotel offers on-site dining for breakfast, and the elegant bar is a great spot to unwind with a drink. Guests can also try one of the various bars and cafés in the surrounding area. The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is surrounded by the area's sightseeing attractions, including Moscone Center, San Francisco Cable Car System and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, which are a short walk away. Civic Center Plaza and Grace Cathedral are also situated within 20 minutes' walk.

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Deluxe Rooms - Lake view


$247 totalExpedia
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Executive Rooms - Panoramic view


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King Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • VIP room facilities
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shower
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Streaming service
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Night club


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

Attractions in San Francisco, California curated by momondo

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel location: 495 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102


Union Square0.2 mi
San Francisco Mint0.4 mi
555 California Street0.6 mi
Museum of Modern Art0.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Redwood Room0.0 mi
Velvet Room0.0 mi
bota tapas and paella bar0.0 mi
La Scene Café and Bar0.0 mi

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 957 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The rooms were spacious and cozy (in 136 reviews)
  • "Good location, and very helpful staff" (in 134 reviews)
  • "Great staff, great location." (in 130 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Everting is tired furniture, bathroom" (in 69 reviews)
  • however hotel probably not to blame. (in 43 reviews)
  • Parking is so expensive. (in 19 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


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Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $50/night difference in the average price of 4 star hotels in San Francisco ($250/night) and the average nightly rate at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel ($200/night).

  • The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is 11.6 mi away from San Francisco. You can typically expect your drive time from The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel to San Francisco to be 34min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from San Francisco to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $22/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from San Francisco directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 415 775 4700 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for San Francisco guests staying in The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is +1 415 775 4700.

  • The city center nearest to The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is San Francisco, which is 0.2 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find SHN Curran Theatre, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • The best contact number for The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel is +1 415 775 4700.

  • Yes, The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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