Business travelers love the fact that the San Francisco Marriott is directly across the street from the Moscone Convention Center. The San Francisco Marriott is twenty-minutes from the San Francisco International Airport. It is an easy walk from the hotel's location, Fourth Street, to the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and Union Square. Plenty of shopping, restaurants, and attractions are close by.
Accommodations at the San Francisco Marriott
With 1,500 spacious rooms, San Francisco Marriott is one of the city's largest hotels. The hotel underwent a $35 million renovation at the end of 2003. The amazing transformation brings classy, modern décor to all public and guest rooms. Over 350 rooms are specially designed for business travelers. There are also 134 suites for travelers needing additional space.
All rooms contain a spacious desk, two-line telephone, data ports, satellite television, wet bar, iron, ironing board, electrical adaptors, and high-speed Internet access. Bedding includes high quality sheets, down pillows, and down comforters. The granite and stone bathroom offers many toiletries and a hair dryer. Business rooms include electrical outlets at desk level and voice mail.
San Francisco Marriott offers special rates throughout the year. Discounted rates apply to members of the military, senior citizens, AAA members, government workers, Marriott Rewards members, and corporate travelers. Several packages are also included.
The hotel also offers special packages, such as the Adventure Getaway, Romantic Getaway, Bed & Breakfast, and Stay & Play package. The Adventure Getaway includes valet parking, a deluxe room, daily breakfast, coupons to nearby businesses, and a special Pier 39 Fun Pack. The Romantic Getaway includes an executive view room, free champagne and candles, in-room movie, and coupons to nearby businesses. The Bed & Breakfast package includes a deluxe room and free breakfast for all guests. Finally, the Stay & Play package offers a deluxe room, Pier 39 Fun Pack, and coupons to nearby businesses.
Nightly rates generally run around $229 for a deluxe room. Package rates can start as low as $189 per night, but these special rates have limited availability. It is best to book months in advance.
The San Francisco Marriott's front desk staff can handle most needs. The front desk staff is equipped to handle safe deposit box rentals, wheelchair requests, wake-up calls, and salon appointments.
The hotel also offers onsite car rentals, secretarial services, notary public services, airport shuttle, dry cleaning, shoe shining, a full business center, and room service. There is also a gift shop on site. A nearby salon can handle all hair and beauty needs.
An indoor swimming pool pleases guests of all ages. In addition, the hotel's well-equipped fitness center, complete with the latest line of exercise equipment, is sure to provide all of a guest's fitness needs. The hotel's fitness center also houses a large, inviting whirlpool and sauna.
Dining at the San Francisco Marriott
Five onsite restaurants or lounges ensure guests will find something satisfying to eat at The San Francisco Marriott. The Atrium is a lounge where adults can kick back and relax. The Atrium offers a full bar, lunch, and dinner. Drinks can be rather pricey, but the bartender tends to be generous with the amount of alcohol in mixed drinks. A huge water display accents the scenery.
City Blends is open daily serving sandwiches and fast-food style fare. City Blends offers a satisfying coffee kiosk to get a guest's morning started.
Fourth Street Bar & Deli is a sports-style bar that serves drinks and deli fare. More than twenty televisions ensure that a patron's viewing needs are met. Fourth Street Bar & Deli has twenty beers on tap. Open from 11:30am to 11:00pm, Fourth Street Bar & Deli is a great choice for lunch or after dinner drinks. Sandwiches at Fourth Street Bar & Deli cost $8.75 and come loaded with desired toppings and potato chips.
The View is located on the 39th floor and offers exquisite city views. Drinks and light snacks are served.
Garden Terrace offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Garden Terrace is a popular choice due to their extensive buffets. Located right off the Atrium, Garden Terrace serves Italian fare.
Guests have an additional room option. For $13 per day, travelers can have unlimited local and long-distance calling and Internet connectivity.
Parking is available for $48 per night or $11 per hour. It can save money to utilize the hotel's valet service. Valet parking is $42 per night.
Babysitting services can be arranged through the front desk for a reasonable rate. In addition, guests needing to exchange their foreign currency can go to the front desk and pay a minimal fee.
Using the lockers in the fitness club does come with a fee. Guests should expect to pay $5 when they need a locker.