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Check-in: 4:00 PM|Checkout: 11:00 AM

With a nod to our iconic past, the hotel’s recent renovations include dramatically updated guest rooms, an all-new modern lobby experience, Fredericks, a new eatery and café, and the famous Redwood Room - all one block from Union Square.

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Tour The Clift

Tour The Clift

Find the perfect setting for your next gathering with our versatile meeting and event spaces.

Meet Here

Meet Here

Experience the Fraser Boardroom only at The Clift. Exclusive packages available.


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Holidays at The Clift

Holidays at The Clift

Craving a holiday getaway that exceeds your wish list? Book and receive a $40 food and beverage credit for each night of your stay, plus an upgrade and late check out.

Holiday Adventures Await

Holiday Adventures Await

Enjoy your adventures in the city with overnight valet parking, two welcome craft cocktails in Redwood Room and an upgrade to a Junior Suite.

Tea Time With a Twist

Tea Time With a Twist

Get your stay off to a royal start with a twinset of complimentary cocktails.

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About Our San Francisco Hotel

With a nod to our storied past, we've launched updated guest rooms and an all-new modern lobby experience.  With a nod to our iconic past, the hotel’s updates include dramatically updated guest rooms, an all-new modern lobby experience, Fredericks, a new eatery and café, and the famous Redwood Room - all one block from Union Square. Designed for engaging experiences, The Clift is a place that uncovers the past and embraces the accelerating pace of the future.

Classic and contemporary, the The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel San Francisco provides a wide array of amenities and services to make your stay comfortable. From a Peloton Suite Package, to our multiple dine & drink experiences, we aim to offer one of the most enjoyable hotel stays you’re likely to ever have.

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Hotel amenities include:

  • In-Room Dining
  • 12,524 square feet of function and event space
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour fitness center with Peloton
  • Concierge services
  • Dog-friendly

Hotel Highlights

  • Over a century old, The Clift hotel was originally constructed for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915
  • The hotel has many years of history, with specific design touches to serve as a nod to the past
  • The Clift is home to the famous “Big Chair.” The French embroidery has recently been updated with a modern silver upholstery but the wink to guests remains underneath the chair
  • Be welcomed to the hotel lobby with a series of warm neutrals with light driftwood, rich charcoal grays and metallic bronze accents
  • Design elements emphasize the original wall textures and original exposed brick
  • Pet-friendly*

Additional Information

How can we make your stay more enjoyable? Our range of helpful services includes tour desk concierge, dry-cleaning, turn-down service, daily newspaper, babysitting, language translation assistance and more. We await your call: 1.415.775.4700

Check-In & Check-Out

Please note that our check-in time is 3:00PM and check-out time is 12:00PM.

PAWS - Pets Are Welcome At Sonesta

We love your furry friends as much as you do. Sonesta is proud to invite your pets and provide special amenities like a comfy pet bed, bowls, waterproof mats, and treats at check-in. $75 fee per stay applies.