San Francisco Journals

Weekend Getaway in San Francisco

A December 2004 trip to San Francisco by Pony Boy

Quote: San Francisco is full of the sights, sounds, and experiences that you would expect it to have and so much more. However, be prepared to shell out some cash while out there. As the old song goes, “I left my heart in San Francisco.” Well, I also left my wallet there!

Hyatt Regency San Francisco

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Hotel | "Hyatt Regency"

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The Hyatt Regency is located just outside the financial district in downtown. It is right next to a major shopping center that seems to have every store and major brand name there is. Along with the shopping center, it is also very close to numerous restaurants, most of which are on the high end. It is also only about a 10-minute cab ride or so from the Fisherman's Wharf and other tourists spots within the Bay area, so it is a good location if you plan to hit up those areas. The hotel is very nice, and the room I was in was spacious but expensive. I was in a standard room, which ran close to $300 a night. A grilled cheese sandwich and a bowl of tomato soup from room service ran me about $2...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on January 7, 2006

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 788-1234

Adante Hotel

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Hotel | "The Adante Hotel"

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Well, if you’re looking for a budget hotel, this is your place. Keep in mind, however, that you get what you pay for, which was about $100 a night. Maybe I'm being a bit too harsh, but the hotel is very old and the room we stayed in was probably 8x10. That size room was enough for a queen-size bed and about an extra 3 feet from the bed to the door. The elevator sounded old and creaky, but it was serviceable. There wasn't much from an amenity standpoint. Outside of a wake-up call service and views of taller buildings outside of the one window, it's pretty much just a place to sleep in and that's it. On the plus side, however, there is an Internet cafe that is connected to the hotel and a free...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on January 7, 2006

Adante Hotel
610 Geary Street
San Francisco, California 94102
415-673-9221

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Pony Boy

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MInneapolis, Minnesota

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