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Hotel G

by Megan DuBois
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Megan DuBois
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From finalizing hotel and travel reservations to researching the best activities and attractions, taking a trip to a big city often requires a lot of planning. However, if your travels take you to San Francisco, you won't need to worry about accommodations. Instead, look no further than Hotel G. The boutique hotel offers spacious and comfortable rooms and an incredible, ultra-convenient downtown location. Read on for our full review.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Hotel G San Francisco 

It's All in the Details

Hotel G San Francisco is housed in a historic building that dates back to 1909. You know you're in for a treat from the moment you walk under the lit marquee outside the hotel. Inside, the small lobby is filled with lush greenery and a cozy sitting area. The ultra-modern common spaces lead into minimalist-inspired guest rooms outfitted with modern furniture.

The Vibe at Hotel G San Francisco

At Hotel G San Francisco, laid-back luxury is the main vibe. Common areas feature a modern industrial design complete with wood floors, wrought iron railings, and pops of bright colors like orange and yellow.

Who Will Love Hotel G San Francisco

Couples and business travelers will enjoy Hotel G the most. The hotel's location draws in couples looking to explore the big city without driving an extensive amount of time. Meanwhile, business travelers will love the ten-person meeting room

Who Might Not Love Hotel G San Francisco 

Larger families may want to look elsewhere for accommodations. While the hotel does allow kids, rooms are on the smaller side (most are under 250 square feet). Plus, there aren't many kid- or family-friendly amenities. 

Best Amenity at Hotel G San Francisco

Hotel G San Francisco's best amenity is its prime location, putting you right in the middle of downtown. You're also right across the street from Union Square and the cable car lines. Most of the main tourist attractions are within walking distance or easily accessible via nearby public transportation. 

Money Matters 

What's Included at Hotel G San Francisco

Your stay at Hotel G San Francisco includes access to the gym and on-site dining options. Plus, each room is equipped with wifi, a Nespresso machine, boxed water, robes and slippers, a voice-enabled concierge device, a personalized in-room fitness app, and TV streaming services. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Hotel G San Francisco

The $29 nightly G Life Fee includes boxed water, free wifi, in-room streaming services, and gym access. (However, the hotel is waiving this fee — as well as adding perks like Bloomingdale's discounts, iTunes gift cards, and more — for all standard reservations booked for stay dates through December 31, 2022.) Expect to pay an extra $45 per night for parking. 

How to Get a Deal at Hotel G San Francisco

Scoring a deal here can be tricky, though check the offers tab for the latest promotions. Otherwise, the best way to get a deal is to be flexible with your travel dates. Be sure to book directly with the hotel for the lowest rates. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Hotel G San Francisco

Hotel G San Francisco is conveniently located in the heart of San Francisco. Across the street are Union Square and the cable car lines. The hotel is also a five-minute walk to Market Street and the Powell Street BART station. Further away — but still easily accessible — are Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, and Coit Tower. Also, don't San Francisco without visiting Golden Gate Park, where you can enjoy a picnic lunch while taking in the iconic Golden Gate Bridge views. 

Nearest Airport to Hotel G San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport is about 14 miles away. 

The Bottom Line

Couples and business travelers will enjoy Hotel G San Francisco for its proximity to the city's best activities. 

It's All in the Details