The city is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, with the Pacific Ocean to the west, San Francisco Bay to the east, and the Golden Gate to the north.
San Francisco, the lively harbour town on California’s West Coast, provides for a large number of nice hotels that will accommodate guests from all over the world comfortably.
From your hotel in San Francisco, you will have a tremendous view over the Golden Gate Bridge, the city’s 3-km/1.85-miles-long landmark. Another distinguished building is the Transamerica Pyramid, an impressive skyscraper built in 1972, which towers above your San Francisco hotel.
While staying at a hotel in San Francisco, the numerous Victorian buildings will catch your eye. They were built during the times of the Gold Rush.
If you are staying at a hotel in Gough Street we recommend you to visit the “Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption”, a modern glass building, which is crowned by a dome that is 15 floors high.
An atmospheric location in San Francisco is the dock area Fisherman’s Wharf with its cafés, souvenir shop and its famous crab cuisine.
The Cable Cars, historic cable trams that were so constructed as to negotiate the city’s steep hills, are a tourist attraction as well as an important means of public transportation.
While staying at a hotel in San Francisco, you should make a trip to the island Alcatraz, where a museum will inform you about the history of this infamous former federal maximum security prison. San Francisco hotel guests who are interested in art will enjoy a visit to the Museum of Modern Art with its voluminous documentation of the artist Paul Klee’s works.
San Francisco ranks as significant financial centre in the U.S. The city is home to numerous companies, such as Levi Strauss & Co., Wikimedia Foundation and GAP.
Total population: 824,525 (2008)
Postal codes: 94101 - 177