San Francisco Journals

Three Days in San Francisco

A March 2008 trip to San Francisco by CHIBulldog09

Hilton San Francisco Financial District Photo, San Francisco, California More Photos
Quote: An attempt to see as many of the major tourist attractions in San Francisco in three days.
Hilton San Francisco Financial District Photo, San Francisco, California
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We stayed at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District for two nights on a Priceliine stay for about $100 a night -- the hotel, however, is normally in the $300 a night range. We were given a room with two twin beds on the twelfth floor of the hotel. With regards to the location, the hotel is quite literally located at the intersection of Chinatown and the Financial District. If you're traveling to SF on leisure, the Financial District really won't mean much to you, but Chinatown is pretty cool, and the hotel faces directly on to it. There is even a "Chinese Cultural Center" that is attached to the hotel. The hotel may want to identify itself more with the financial district, but when you ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 13, 2008

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, California 94108
(415) 433-6600

Japanese Tea Garden

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Japanese Tea Garden Photo, San Francisco, California
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The Japanese Tea Garden is an outdoor garden in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The Tea Garden costs $4 to get in, although there are a few times during the course of the week when admission is briefly free. It's located right next to the Dee Young Museum and the Botanical Gardens. The Tea Garden is certainly very visually impressive -- you really feel like you have left San Francisco and have been transported over to Japan. The gardens are incredibly well kept, with detailed descriptions of each area in both English and Japanese. For those like me who are not horticulture experts, you'll learn quite a bit about Japanese history and tradition from these descriptions. The Tea Gard...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 13, 2008

Japanese Tea Garden
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, California 94102
(415) 668-0909