10 Hotels Near Nightlife In San Francisco, California - Updated 2021

hotels near city nights in san francisco

The bustling streets of San Francisco are always a welcoming sight during the day and night. Theatres, clubs, illuminated buildings, late-night museums and night boat rides are just a few things to do and see in this busy city. If you’re in San Francisco or planning to visit, plenty of interesting attractions and bars are available. We recommend staying in one of these hotels that are close to the city’s nightlife, as well as the popular Union Square, where there are endless options of restaurants, stores, cafes and drinking establishments to choose from. Scroll down to check out the best hotels near nightlife in San Francisco, California.

1. JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square (from USD 249)

JW Marriott San Francisco is a pet-friendly hotel that boasts a bar providing a large selection of cocktails and Northern California wines. Guests who stay at the hotel especially like the Belden Place that is just a few minutes drive from the property. It is a French quarter of the city, adorned with string of city lights and strewn with Gallic-themed restaurants that will surely delight a nightlife enthusiast. The Great American Music Hall with its live music performance is another popular spot along with The Chapel and its acoustic-friendly restaurant and bar. You can also visit Ghirardelli Square and Anchor Brewing Company, both are just a few minutes away.

JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square

Address: 515 Mason Street

CCTV in common areas Horse riding Facilities for disabled guests Parking Mini-market on site Tour or class about local culture Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms

2. Taj Campton Place (from USD 265)

You’ll literally be steps away from the Union Square, a large public plaza that’s open 24/7. This is the central shopping and entertainment area in San Francisco. At Taj Campton, bedrooms feature a state-of-the-art sound system, perfect for your late-night get-together with friends. The on-site bar and bistro also offers late-night dining, and serves specialty cocktails and wines. It’s best to also have your dinner at their Michelin-star restaurant that serves Mediterranean-inspired dishes. Pier 39 and The Chapel are just a few minutes drive away from the hotel.

Taj Campton Place


Address: 340 Stockton Street
Accommodates: 10

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Massage Family rooms Face masks for guests available Parking All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Contactless check-in/check-out Tour desk

3. Orchard Garden Hotel (from USD 179)

Guest rooms at this eco-friendly hotel feature an iPod dock, organic bath products, smart TVs and a large work desk. If you want to go for a night out, the closest you can visit is the popular Union Square. Benjamin Cooper, a contemporary cocktail bar at Union Square is open from Monday to Saturday from 5 pm to 2 am. You can have your late-night dinner at this new restaurant called Struzzo. They serve delicious desserts, sandwiches, salads, coffee, cocktails and wines. If you love antiques and anything history-related, you can visit The Irish Bank pub, which is open until the wee hours - about 2 am. The pub is decorated with historical ads and antiques. They serve the crowd favorite called Shepherd’s Pie, and also boasts a wide selection of beers and whiskeys.

Orchard Garden Hotel

Address: 466 Bush Street

Allergy-free room Air conditioning Facilities for disabled guests Lift Dry cleaning Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Bar Access to health care professionals

4. W San Francisco (from USD 219)

You’re surrounded by several clubs, fashion shows and restaurants when you stay at W San Francisco. In fact, Union Square - where you can do countless activities - are just 8 minutes walk away. You can dine and drink at the Bartlett Hall, where you can enjoy good food and house-brewed beers. They are open until 1:30 am and you can have your last order as late as 12:30 am. Or, how about having a heavy and late dinner at the Halal Guys, famous for their platter of chicken? You’ll surely have a good time. Although Pier 39 may be a little far, they are also a great location for dining and entertainment.

W San Francisco

Address: 181 Third Street

WiFi Available Private parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Cashless payment available First aid kit available Lift

5. Hotel Zetta San Francisco (from USD 205)

How about spending the night socializing with other tech guests while playing shuffleboard and 50 Nintendo games? After gaming, you can all head to either the S & R Lounge or The Cavalier for some classic British cocktails. It will be a night to remember. Of course, if you’d rather go out, The Union Square is just around the corner. There are a lot of options to choose from - whether you’d like to have a late-night dinner or a happy hour, you’ll find them at Union Square. After having fun, visit the hotel gym - open 24 hours - for a workout.

Hotel Zetta San Francisco

Address: 55 5th Street

Heating Room service Non-smoking throughout Restaurant Bar WiFi available in all areas Physical distancing in dining areas Billiards

6. St. Regis San Francisco (from USD 515)

Situated in the heart of the city where late-night bars and restaurants are aplenty, this hotel has everything for a fun and comfortable stay. The staff is exceptional and the guest rooms are beautiful. You can completely relax after a night in a bar or restaurant at the Union Square, where several blocks of restaurants, bars and cafes await you. They even have a new seafood restaurant opened called Ayala Restaurant that is worth checking out. You can also enjoy the night at the Hawthorn Lounge & Nightclub, where you will be entertained by a wide selection of cocktails, music and dance. The Eno Wine Bar is also a good option. They have a 55-seat wine room and offers about 50 wines to their guests.

St. Regis San Francisco

Address: 125 Third Street

7. Omni San Francisco (from USD 209)

Enjoy luxurious accommodation at the Omni San Francisco Hotel, which is only a few steps away from some of the most popular attractions of San Francisco, including The Union Square. You have a vast choice of drinking establishments, restaurants and coffee shops near you. The restaurants offer a wide range of cuisines, along with a plethora of wines, cocktails, beers and whiskeys to choose from. If you want to see some famous attractions before night falls, that’s possible too. You can visit Wells Fargo History Museum, Lotta’s Fountain, Embarcadero Plaza or the Transamerica Building.

Omni San Francisco

Address: 500 California Street

Express check-in/check-out Bridal suite Massage Bicycle rental (additional charge) Designated smoking area Air conditioning Ticket service Ironing service

8. Hilton San Francisco Financial District (from USD 119)

During the day, you can chill at the hotel room perchance enjoying the free wifi access. Or, you can hit the gym, visit the hotel library, see the art galleries or relax on the terrace or garden. You can either have your dinner at the on-site 750 Restaurant serving American cuisine, or head straight to the Union Square to have fine or casual dining. Bouche and Anzu Restaurants are good options. If you like to explore the outdoors before the nightlife, visit the Exploratorium, an outdoor exhibit with a simulated rainfall, a large harp and a mobile camera obscura. At night, you can go the popular Belden Place or the Great American Music Hall.

Hilton San Francisco Financial District

Address: 750 Kearny Street

Shuttle service (additional charge) Bar Physical distancing in dining areas Terrace Non-smoking throughout 24-hour security Daily housekeeping Pets allowed

9. Palace Hotel (from USD 269)

Stay close to the ocean, the Twin Peaks Lookout Mountain and the nightlife when you stay at the Palace Hotel. Daytime is better spent swimming and enjoying water activities on the beach or trekking in the mountains. You can also just stay in the hotel and go swimming in the pool. Pied Piper, the on-site restaurant is a good option for dinner. At night, you can visit the Union Square that is replete with shopping centers, should you wish to indulge in some retail therapy. For casual dining, you can go to Cafe Mason or the Burger House. If you love coffee, you can visit Cafe Madeleine situated at the Union Square too. For guests who’d rather spend the night having cold drinks, Bar Norcini and Infusion Lounge are a few options.

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

Address: 2 New Montgomery Street

Fire extinguishers Valet parking Packed lunches WiFi Available Meeting/banquet facilities Access to health care professionals Contactless check-in/check-out Delivered food is securely covered

10. Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco (from USD 429)

You’ll only be 5 minutes walk away to the popular restaurants at Yerba Buena Gardens and Union Square when you book Four Seasons Hotel. There is an on-site restaurant and bar, but it’s best to explore and try other interesting drinks and cuisines. Popular places to go at night include the Union Square, Lombard Street, Metreon and Pier 39. At Pier 39, you can shop all you want or play video arcades. There are also street performances and 3D rides you can enjoy. Belden Place and the Great American Music Hall are also within a few minutes drive from the hotel.

The magic of San Francisco

This city has several architectural wonders and attractions for just about anyone. However, that’s not the only reason why you need to visit San Francisco right away. It’s walkable, which means you can see most parts of the city when you stay for a few days. They also have public transportation available. Add in the food scene and the nightlife of San Francisco, and you have the best days and nights of your life. Come and check out these hotels we’re recommending for a vacation to remember in this city. You can thank us later!

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