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Family-friendly digs and cute boutiques, places for serious business or luxurious spas – get the most out of your trip with this guide to the top 10 hotels in San Francisco.

Top unusual hotel – Hotel Monaco

Located in the Tenderloin District, the Hotel Monaco is one of a kind. Canopy beds are center stage in rooms of whimsical stripes and original art by rock stars. Its free afternoon wine and cheese hour comes with a shoulder massage.

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501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA, 94102

Top romantic hotel – The Ritz-Carlton

This Nob Hill classic is great for a romantic getaway. After a stroll with your partner, return to its marble baths and comfortable beds, turned down with chocolates waiting on the pillows.

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600 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA, 94108
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Top luxury hotel – Mandarin Oriental

Enjoy the view of the bay from your luxury room in the Mandarin Oriental, which starts on the 38th floor of a city tower. The clean-lined rooms with Asian décor, as well as a soak in the marble bath, make for a comfortable stay.

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222 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA, 94104
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Top family-friendly hotel – Marriott Fisherman's Wharf

Within walking distance of popular family attractions like Fisherman's Wharf and Ghiradelli Square, the Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf has rooms spacious enough for the whole family.

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1250 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94133
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Top historic hotel – The Whitcomb

The high cathedral ceilings and stained-glass windows show off The Whitcomb’s turn-of-the-century origin. Located convenient to the BART, the Victorian rooms have been updated for today's travelers.

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1231 Market St, San Francisco, CA, 94103
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Top spa hotel – Palace Hotel

Get pampered at the Palace Spa of this landmark hotel. After a massage, take a dip in their indoor whirlpool, eucalyptus sauna or the heated pool.

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2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA, 94105
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Top boutique hotel – Petite Auberge

The floral wallpaper, cozy hearths and French provincial décor add boutique charm to Petite Auberge. Don't miss the French breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese hours.

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863 Bush St, San Francisco, CA, 94108
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Top business hotel – Parc Fifty Five Hotel

The generous rooms make Parc 55 a smart choice for the business traveler. Centrally located in Union Square, it has a 24-hour fitness center and excellent dining options.

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55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA, 94102
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Top design hotel – Hotel Diva

The ultra-modern design of the Hotel Diva is more than you'd expect for the reasonable price. Rooms have stainless steel headboards, minimalist décor and free high-speed internet. 

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440 Geary St, San Francisco, CA, 94102
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Top gourmet hotel – Hotel Nikko

Although the classic quiet of this Union Square hotel draw visitors, it's the restaurant, Anzu, and its master sushi bar that bring the gourmets coming back for more. 

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222 Mason St, San Francisco, CA, 94102
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