542 A, Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102
We might go Brit inside our walls, but right outside our doors are some of the best that San Francisco has to offer. From cable cars, galleries, and museums, to world class dining, tony boutiques, theaters and more, there’s plenty to keep you busy.
Akikio’s Sushi Bar
Chisme is a colorful Mexican taqueria and tapas (small plates) restaurant that is new to the neighborhood and so far a neighborhood favorite. They have plenty of vegan options including the famous elotes and ice cream churros that you can only find in the neighborhood. This place is perfect for lunch while you wait for to check in or a late bite. P.S. Check out the mural painting their have of artist, FNNCH.
882 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Sutro baths is one of San Francisco’s most iconic ruins. You can walk a few blocks from our location, take the 38 bus and within 35 minute bus ride; you will witness some of the most iconic and historic ruins of the west coast. Be safe when walking down the steps into the caves.
1004 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
This is a hikers dream trail because it has gorgeous views of the pacific ocean with the view of our stunning Golden Gate bridge and the trail ends with a hidden labyrinth. If you want to explore a non- tourist side of San Francisco then take the bus 38 Geary st and enjoy the iconic views from both Sutro baths and Lands Ends. They are both next to each other.
Mission Delores Park
Wine bottles, dog birthday parties, and stunning views of the city skyline are some of the fun few things you will experience at this urban and stunning park. Mission Dolores park is a 20 minute muni ride from our location. Not only is child friendly with the new and renovated playground but it’s also legal to drink alcohol at this park.This why they call it, “Everyone’s playground.”
F.Y.I. It is a couple of blocks away from some of the best Mexican Taquerias in the city in case you want to take your burrito to eat at the park.
Crissy field is like the rainbow path to the Golden Gate bridge. It’s mile route will lead you to the Presidio military neighborhood and the famous Golden Gate bridge. You can walk, bike, or job this trail. There are plenty of picnic tables in case you want to catch the sunset against the bridge shadow with a bottle of red wine. Lastly, try to stop at the Palace of Fine arts. It is at the entrance of Crissy Field and it is one of the Wonders of San Francisco.
Crissy Field Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
We are only a 15 minute walk down on Bush st to the famous Embarcadero waterfront. This 3 mile trail can either take you to the famous Fisherman’s wharf, Pier 39, or SF Giants stadium. If you want to take a morning jog or a nice romantic walk under the bay bridge lights than the Embarcadero is the trail to take. Also there are plenty of great restaurant options and pubs for a local draft beer.
Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Golden Gate Park
Our Golden Gate Park is one of the largest parks nationwide. I starts at the end of Haight Ashbury district and ends by Ocean beach. There is a variety of Museums, Japanese Gardens, Polo track Field, and Bison field. One of the stops you must do when visiting GGP is the Conservatory of Flowers. You can simply sit outside surrounded by their flowers and admire the view and relax. You will be amazed how big and stunning this park is after your visit.
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, USA
If you want to experience a colorful time while visiting San Francisco than “The Castro”, si the place to see. You will not only see the colorful sights but also witness one of the first gay districts world wide that to this day, still blooms with freedom. Sundays can be a bit funky since folks like to hang out on the Harvey Milk corner naked but the night life is always lively on Castro street. If you want to experience the Castro you must dance your butt off at Q bar and visit Hot Cookie after your cardio. Those are two of the most popular hotspots that we always recommend and our guest always come back sharing how much fun they had.
Our location is 4 blocks away from the Grant Street Chinatown gates where exciting Dragon murals, farmers markets, and red lanterns across the skyline are just a few of the unique things you will see in one of the nation’s largest Chinatowns. Once you enter those gates you will be transporter to chinatown. There is some of the best dumpling bakeries, tea shops, and stop by the free admission Fortune Cookie Museum. F.Y.I Obama’s favorite chinese food restaurant is The Great Eastern Restaurant on Jackson street.
This is one of the smallest districts in the city however, it is know to be one of the oldest Japan Towns nationwide. We are only a 25 minute bus ride from Geary and Mason street. Japan town is rich with Cherry Blossom trees, karaoke bars, and statues of Lucky Cats within the 6 blocks. If you want to experience al “All you can eat”, BBQ restaurant and try to squeeze in some Japanese dessert than you must visit Yakiniq for dinner and Uji Time Desserts.
This is one of our staffs and guest favorites. Mission District is iconic for its’ Mexican food, diversity in Latino culture, Murals on Balmy street and Clarion Alley. There are plenty of unique boutiques on Valencia street that are only in our city. Also if you are looking for the best Mexican cuisine, Taqueria La Cumbre is the Birthplace of the Mission Style burrito and it’s frequently visited by both Anthony Bourdain and Adam Richman. F.Y.I. the Mission district usually tends to be the warmest district in the city.
24th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
North Beach “Little Italy”
This is one of the first neighborhoods we suggest on a map for our guest. North beach or better known as “Little Italy”, is one of the biggest, oldest, and most unique neighborhoods in the city next to Chinatown. Both neighborhoods are within a block distance which makes our location exciting for guest who can cross from China to Italy within a 20 minute walk from our hotels. Once you cross down Columbus street, you will see the Italian architecture, restaurant host calling your name to try their pasta special, or perhaps enjoying a cappuccino in the front porch of Cafe Greco, North beach is one of the neighborhoods you must experience when you visit us.
F.Y.I. Fior d’Italia is the oldest Italian restaurant in the country and Cafe Greco is an award winning gelato shop.
North Beach, San Francisco, CA, USA
This is one of the best hills of the city, of course; we are located here. It is the home of Grace Cathedral where many celebrities have tied the knot and once a month they have a yoga party. If you can walk up the hill, try to take a break at Huntington park and enjoy the views Nob hill has to offer.
Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA, USA
Only a short muni ride away and you will enter the Hippie culture.This is the famous neighborhood where Jimmy Hendrix house is still there, Hippies are always having a party, and LOVE is in the air. There are many unique shops such a costume, Burning man shops and one of a kind restaurants that you can only find in the Haight.
Buena Vista Park Playground, 37°46'11. 122°26'31., 6 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
We are lucky to be less than 10 minutes away from prime shopping location; Union Square. This square is surrounded by prime shops such as Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co. Gucci and top restaurants like Sears Fine Dining. You can have a seat on a bench while you enjoy your cappuccino, admire the local art, and see the clouds pass the skyline that surrounds the Statue of Victory.
Tiffany & Co.- Exclusive high end jewelry
Neiman Marcus- High end department store
Saks Fifth Avenue- High End department store
Louis Vuitton- designer
Hayes District is the heartbeat of the city. It is surrounded by various historical districts including Alamo Square (Painted ladies), gorgeous Victorian houses, and has some of the best boutiques and Michelin star restaurants the city has to offer. After you have your Smitten ice cream try to walk down Patricia’s Green park and enjoy the art coalition Hayes Valley has to offer. F.Y.I. Hayes has one of the biggest Jazz Centers in the nation with weekly events. Also when you go shopping in Hayes, just know you will be owning something from a one of a kind shop. They are exclusively there.
Carey Lane- Exclusive designer men and womens store
AETHER apparel- High end stylish outwear
Alla Prima- Lingerie boutique
Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA, USA
Fillmore Street Shops
On the top of Pacific Heights neighborhood is the exclusive high end retail shops on Fillmore Street. There is a variety within six blocks of cosmetic flagships, Ralph Lauren, Scotch & Soda, and unique bookstores- Fillmore street has it all. A few of the Michelin star bakeries make their presence every morning and pop up restaurants like to showcase their cuisine in this exclusive shopping district.
Benefit Cosmetics Boutique- This is the 3rd location made. The flagship is on Chestnut st.
Alice and Olivia- Designer clothing for women with bohemian designs
Scotch & Soda- International brand with its own original boutique where only exclusive items are sold.
Browser books- This is one of the few book stores left nationwide and its the original location with 2 stories of books.
Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Valencia Street Shops
Valencia street is famously known for its Mexican food, bars with authentic cocktails and also its boutiques. There are a variety of shops from Taxidermy to Children’s arts and crafts stores. Valencia street has a shop for everything and it also has some of the best latin fusion and Indian restaurants. Valencia street also has a few children’s playgrounds and murals that have an impact on the Mission community. Don’t forget to try a Mission Style burrito after you are done with your shopping. F.Y.I. Sundays Valencia street is closed to the traffic for a block party.
Idol Vintage- Vintage boutique shop with a retro twist
Therapy- Women’s clothing and retro contemporary shop
Paxton Gate- Taxidermy, curiosities, and scululant garden
Socialist Action Books- Famous bookstore where only socialist, political, and Malcolm X books live within the shelves.
545 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110