Best Family Hotels in San Francisco

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    Palace Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The Palace Hotel has a number of family-friendly amenities, including movies in the guest rooms, frozen treats at the pool on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., kid-friendly travel tips from the concierges, free history tours of the hotel and an on-site Ghirardelli ice cream shop.
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    Omni San Francisco Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    0.3 miles to city center
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    The Omni San Francisco primarily sees business travelers, but the hotel does offer the Omni Kids Crew program. Kids recieve a backpack filled with an activity book, crayons and games to stay occupied. Also, kids receive milk and cookies delivered to their guest room on the first night.
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    The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Kids receive a warm welcome with the Ritz Kids program that lets children check in at their own mini registration desk and receive an activity packet as well as a toy and snack in-room. Some rooms can accommodate families by offering two double beds, and adjoining rooms and suites are available for groups needing additional space.
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    Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Guest rooms at Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco are spacious enough to ensure that families with children can travel in comfort. Amenities such as children's bathrobes, baby and children's toiletries and welcome milk and cookie are available to help make kids' visits more special. There's also a children's DVD library, coloring books and board games.
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    The St. Regis San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The spacious guest rooms and availability of larger suites in The St. Regis San Francisco allow families of all sizes to travel in comfort. Child-friendly activities are available in the hotel's vicinity, including the Children's Creativity Museum located one block south of the property.
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    Loews Regency San Francisco Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    0.2 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The hotel offers kids programming for traveling families and can arrange babysitting services through the concierge.
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    Fairmont San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    There is no kids club but the hotel partners with the Bay Area Child-Care Agency to provide childcare. Rates start at $25 an hour with a four-hour minimum.
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    Argonaut Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    1.5 miles to city center
    $29 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $29 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    The hotel has bicycle rentals available (great for families), and discounts are offered at local ice cream and candy stores. On weekends, guided waterfront tours are available with a National Park Ranger, and there is a treasure chest scavenger hunt for kids. There's also a Xbox One console in the hotel's lobby and complimentary use of family-friendly DVDs.
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    Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    0.3 miles to city center
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Sitting on the Embarcadero across from the Ferry Building Marketplace, this Joie de Vivre property caters to both business and leisure travelers looking to be at the center of it all without sacrificing watery views. Hotel Vitale's guest rooms come stocked with amenities like minifridges, Bose sound systems and LCD televisions. But what guests especially love is the soothing atmosphere in the accommodations, created by the rich blues and earthy, neutral tones. If this sea-like decor doesn't do the trick, seek a little extra relaxation at the on-site Spa Vitale, which offers a variety of relaxing treatments to help you unwind. After a long day of sightseeing or pampering, satiate your appetite with Italian fare at Americano Restaurant & Bar.
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    Hotel Zelos San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Housed in a circa-1900s building in downtown San Francisco, Hotel Zelos San Francisco contains 202 guest rooms and suites all outfitted with iHome stereos with iPod docking stations, down comforters and honor bars. And although the room decor may not be as quirky as it is in other San Francisco properties, visitors are complimentary of the hotel's sophisticated atmosphere. Guests especially enjoy this hotel's central location and fare dished up at the stylish Dirty Habit – just be sure to make a reservation, as this eatery is popular with visitors and locals alike. You can find this Viceroy outpost three blocks south of Union Square, exactly 14 miles north of San Francisco International Airport.
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    Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco's games room, Peace, offers complementary activities like shuffle board, Skee-Ball and billiards.
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    The Stanford Court San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $30 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Cribs, high chairs, and babysitting can be arranged on request.
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    The Westin St. Francis
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Westin provides an age-appropriate goodie bag at check-in with different activities, coloring books and more. The hotel's location on Union Square also grants families easy access to popular things to do like riding the cable cars.
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    InterContinental San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.9 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Though the InterContinental San Francisco is more popular with business travelers, families can take advantage of the hotel's adjoining rooms, rollaway beds and cribs.
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    Hotel Zetta San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.9 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Though Hotel Zetta San Francisco focuses mainly on entertaining the adults with the Playroom's pool, video and shuffleboard games, childcare can be arranged through the concierge.
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    JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square
    San Francisco, CA
    0.8 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The JW Marriott Union Square is more about work than play. However, families here can make good use of the double rooms and suites with sofa beds.
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    W San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Like many W hotels, San Francisco's iteration is über-trendy, yet remarkably comfortable. Previous guests were pleased with the hotel's accommodations, which include pillow-top mattresses, goose-down bedding, flat-screen TVs and access to iPod shuffles and a variety of DVDs through the hotel's Whatever/Whenever program. The W San Francisco also provides pet beds, litter boxes and food bowls for those traveling with four-legged companions. In addition to its guest rooms, the W also has TRACE, a restaurant that serves socially conscious Californian cuisine. Sitting near the Yerba Buena Gardens in the SoMa neighborhood, this Marriott-affiliated hotel makes a great choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.
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    Grand Hyatt San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Guests at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco can preorder baby supplies to have waiting in their rooms via the Babies Travel Lite program. Cribs, high chairs, rollaway beds, and babysitters can also be provided by request.
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    The Orchard Garden Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    0.4 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Orchard Garden Hotel primarily serves a business clientele. Although children are welcome, the hotel offers no kids amenities other than cribs.
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    Kimpton Sir Francis Drake
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Kimpton Sir Francis Drake offers cribs and adjoining rooms, as well as the brand's Kimpton Kids Program, which features perks like kids animal print bathrobes, welcome amenities, child safety kits and pet goldfish for guest rooms.
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    San Francisco Marriott Marquis
    San Francisco, CA
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The San Francisco Marriott Marquis has double rooms and suites with sofa beds to accommodate families. Kids are welcome at the indoor pool, and the concierge can recommend babysitters.
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    Hyatt Regency San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.2 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Cribs are available in guest rooms upon request. Guests can arrange to have diapers, formula and other baby needs delivered for their arrival through Hyatt's partnership with Babies Travel Light.
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    Hilton San Francisco Financial District
    San Francisco, CA
    0.3 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Due to its location, the Hilton San Francisco Financial District caters more to business travelers but the hotel does have cribs and high chairs available for families.
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    Park Central Hotel San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    0.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Standing tall above the SoMa neighborhood, the Park Central Hotel San Francisco wins guests over with magnificent views of the the surrounding city as well as the San Francisco Bay. And once they've fully absorbed the scenery from the floor-to-ceiling windows, visitors can turn their attention to the guest rooms. Although the room decor can only be described as standard, travelers say they felt welcome thanks to the comfy beds, turndown service and flat-screen TVs. Visitors are invited to stretch their legs in the on-site fitness center, and they can stretch their stomachs at MaSo, which serves dishes infused with organic and locally-sourced ingredients. Because of its Marriott family ties, the Park Central Hotel participates in the Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program.
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    The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
    San Francisco, CA
    0.9 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    This trendy hotel enjoys a central location that guests love, merely two blocks west of Union Square. This property certainly has the "wow" factor: The Clift's decor is best described as a mish-mash of styles, with vastly differing furnishings and artwork contrasting so heavily that it works. But guests have mixed feelings – like any work of art, you either love it or you hate it. Some travelers describe the Clift as tasteful and hip, while others feel that it's too swanky for its own good and that the high room rates are a direct result. The guest rooms are much more demure, dressed in purple and cream hues and outfitted with, flat-screen TVs, honor bars and Bose sound systems. (The hotel also provides in-room spa treatments and 24-hour room service.) Should guests prefer to embrace the hotel's sense of style, consider doing so with a drink in hand at the Redwood Room.

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