Top San Francisco Hotels for Wine Lovers
San Francisco is known for its proximity to Napa Valley, one of the premier wine destinations in the world. Fortunately for wine lovers, San Francisco has a number of hotels that are well-suited for them. Here are 15 of the best places to stay for wine lovers, according to Booking.com users.
Hotel Zelos San Francisco
Hotel Zelos is a modern boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown San Francisco. The hotel bar is called Dirty Habit, and they have a variety of popular Napa Valley wines available.
Stanyan Park Hotel
Stanyan Park Hotel is a gorgeous Victorian-style hotel which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel is located just down the street from the nightlife of Haight Street and offers a wine and cheese hour every day.
The Inn at Union Square
For wine lovers that want to be in the heart of Union Square, the Inn at Union Square is the place to be. This European-style hotel offers a wine and cheese hour that is regarded by locals as one of the best available. Despite its old-school look, the Inn has a number of modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi and iPhone docking stations in each room.
If Lower Nob Hill is more your style, Petite Auberge is a classic bed and breakfast with a well-regarded continental breakfast. This small hotel provides a wine and cheese hour, which also includes some delicious hors d'oeuvres.
Serrano Hotel Union Square
Serrano Hotel is just a few blocks from Union Square and provides guests with amenities that include a 24-hour gym, large televisions in each room and a 24-hour business center. For wine lovers that want to try something a little different, the hotel bar offers several popular and delicious beers on tap.
The Kimpton Buchanan
For something a little different, try visiting The Kimpton Buchanan, which is located in the heart of San Francisco's Japantown. The Kimpton Buchanan offers hotel rooms that are on the larger side for San Francisco and has a daily wine hour from 4-6 p.m. The hotel was recently renovated, so the lobby and rooms are updated and very clean.
This luxurious hotel can be found at the top of Pacific Heights, with an excellent view of the city and the Golden Gate Bridge. You can also easily get to Union Square courtesy of the free ride provided by the hotel. Hotel Drisco also provides a daily wine and cheese hour, complete with hot hors d'oeuvres.
Argonaut Hotel, a Noble House Hotel
Fisherman's Wharf has a personality all its own and is a great place to use as a home base during a wine tasting trip. The Argonaut Hotel is a nautical-themed hotel with a high-class seafood restaurant. Although the hotel doesn't have a designated "wine hour," they do offer wine tastings along with a wide variety of California wines at the bar. Stop by Bluxome Street Winery at nearby Ghirardelli Square for an urban winery experience.
Sir Francis Drake, a Kimpton Hotel
The Sir Francis Drake is a modern, upscale hotel in San Francisco's Union Square. This romantic hotel has been operating since 1928 and offers a well-regarded wine hour every day. Art lovers will also appreciate the collection found throughout the hotel.
The Andrews Hotel is on the western outskirts of lower Nob Hill and offers reasonable lodging in proximity to Market Street. Guests at Andrews Hotel can visit Fino's, located next door, for a free glass of wine.
The Marker San Francisco, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
This elaborate, upscale French hotel is found in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square. As would be expected from a French hotel, the wine tasting available from 5-6 p.m. every day features some of the most delicious and popular wines in the city.
Galleria Park, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Galleria Park is another excellent hotel option for visitors who want to stay in San Francisco's Union Square. In addition to a popular wine tasting available daily, Galleria Park provides a rooftop terrace with breathtaking views of the city.
Best Western PLUS The Tuscan
If you want to stay closer to the water, Best Western PLUS The Tuscan offers easy access to North Beach and Fisherman's Wharf. Enjoy the sea breeze while sipping on a glass of complimentary wine during the hotel's nightly happy hour from 5-6 p.m.
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco is one of the premier hotels in all of San Francisco, and is home to the historic Magenta Grandfather Clock. The wine bar has some of the best selections in the city, and guests will appreciate the dramatic views from their hotel room and Chateau Montelena offers a tasting room in the hotel's grand lobby.
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
If you're looking for a simple place to put your feet up during a wine tasting trip, the Hotel Carlton offers quality amenities at an affordable price. Union Square is also a short walk away.
There is no doubt that San Francisco is one of the best places in the world for wine lovers. Be sure to check out these hotels when planning your next visit.