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San Francisco Attractions and Sites

Golden Gate Bridge

With its brilliant scenery and wealth of attractions and sites of interest, San Francisco always makes for a memorable holiday. From the majestic Golden Gate Bridge to the quaint Victorian homes of Alamo Square, the city offers something interesting at every corner. Holidaymakers should keep these boutique hotels and visitor attractions in mind when visiting this beautiful city.

San Francisco

The W San Francisco Hotel is one of the city’s premier hotels, boasting a blend of luxury and affordability that is hard to find these days. Conveniently located near some of the city’s leading attractions, the W San Francisco Hotel offers 404 stylish guest rooms as well as a spa, fitness centre and an indoor heated pool.

One of the hotel’s top features is The Living Room, a spacious lounge that hosts the hotel’s main bar. In addition, the W San Francisco Hotel offers 24-hour parking and valet service, concierge service, Wi-Fi access and professional dry cleaning and laundry services. Its rooms come equipped with flat-screen televisions, oversized desks, feather beds and brilliant views all around.

The W San Francisco Hotel is located near the centre of the trendy SoMa district, a neighbourhood filled with new restaurants, bars and shops to discover. Its prime location makes accessing the city’s attractions and points of interest very easy.

San Francisco’s leading attraction is the famed Golden Gate Bridge, known for its gorgeous architecture and graceful location on the San Francisco waterfront. Another must-see attraction in the city is Fisherman’s Wharf, home to sites of interest like Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, a bevy of restaurants and shops and ferry service to the infamous Alcatraz prison.

The city offers even more sites of interest and attractions to explore. San Francisco boats fine museums, galleries and cultural institutions such as the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and much more. The city is also home to an abundance of parks and lush public spaces such as the beautiful Golden Gate Park, known for its stunning Pacific beaches and idyllic nature trails, Fort Mason, Alta Plaza Park and the Presidio.

San Francisco’s neighbourhoods are also not to be missed. Chinatown is one of the largest Chinese enclaves outside of China and hosts a wealth of authentic Chinese restaurants and unique stores. North Beach, located nearby, is packed with great Italian restaurants to discover while Union Square offers a wide variety of upscale shops and boutique stores. Haight-Asbury still maintains its funk, Bohemian atmosphere and is definitely worth a visit. Other top neighbourhoods in the city include Castro, SoMa and Nob Hill, renowned for its breathtaking waterside vistas from atop one of the tallest hills in San Francisco.

Tourists may find this information on the W hotel San Francisco helpful.

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This entry was posted on July 17, 2012 by in Travel Tips, US Travel and tagged , .

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