Hotels in Polk Gulch, California

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Polk Gulch overview

Polk Gulch is a budget-friendly place unique for its architecture and festivals, and known for its live music and museums. You'll enjoy the abundant bar and café choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of San Francisco and University of California San Francisco. Union Square and South Park are popular sights to see. Polk Gulch is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Polk Gulch

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Polk Gulch has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Polk Gulch with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Polk Gulch hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Polk Gulch hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Polk Gulch

Fly in to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from downtown Polk Gulch. Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

What to see around Polk Gulch

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Ecology Trail
  • • Perimeter Road
  • • Perimeter Trail
  • • Embarcadero Bay Bicycle Trail
  • • Cesar Chavez Park
Festivals, live music, and museums are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
  • • War Memorial Opera House
  • • Louise Davies Symphony Hall
  • • Orpheum Theater
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Westfield San Francisco Centre
  • • Westfield Metreon
  • • Crocker Galleria
  • • Embarcadero Center
  • • Ferry Building Marketplace
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Union Square
  • • South Park
  • • Lombard Street
  • • University of San Francisco
  • • Fisherman's Wharf