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The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

our "go to" place in SF! the rooms are nice sized, comfortable - great beds! we love the location - right near union square. always fun in the redwood bar. the staff are very attentive. this trip we brought the kids and they had a...More

1  Thank tsktsktsk66
Response from Clift_Hotel_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 14 August 2015

We are so happy to hear that you've enjoyed your experience with us again. Our goal is to make all of our guests feel the excellence in all of our departments. Hoping to see you again on your next visit to San Francisco!

Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I have never written a review for a hotel stay, but for the price, I think people want to know what to expect. I booked The Clift as part of a travel package via Expedia for a work trip for two nights. Reviews I glanced...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Response from Clift_Hotel_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 18 August 2015

We are delighted to hear that you found our staff warm & accommodating. Clift just celebrated our 100 year anniversary & we are making continuing improvements to the hotel to improve the guest experience.

Reviewed 12 August 2015

The Clift is a pretty cool boutique hotel very close to the great shopping in Union Square (and a small Vietnamese restaurant with the most bangin' Dungeness crab). The common areas were very cool and dark, but sadly, my room left much to be desired....More

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Response from Clift_Hotel_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 18 August 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Clift & that you found our location & unique design to be to your liking. On your next stay, definitely inquire if a paid upgrade is available and we'd be more than happy to...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

I have stayed many places in San Francisco and this is the worst place I have stayed. The valet service was not good. The service at check in was poor. There was only one person at the desk, but several people waiting to check in....More

Thank Steven C
Response from Clift_Hotel_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 18 August 2015

Thank you for your constructive feedback. The rooms facing the interior of the hotel are the quieter rooms as they are away from the street. We strive for service excellence & apologize that your expectations were not met.

Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you want to stay in the center of San Francisco in a boutique high end hotel,the Clift is the perfect place. Designed with Whimsical fun yet elegant decor. the rooms are comfortable and quiet with a cozy bed with lots of pillows, Throw in...More

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Response from Clift_Hotel_Manager, Front Office Manager at The Clift Royal Sonesta HotelResponded 14 August 2015

I'm glad that the Clift made such a wonderful impression on you. We would be thrilled to welcome you back for another visit.

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US$256 - US$616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#44 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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US$256 - US$616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#27 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#42 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#44 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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andijon
2 May 2018|
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Response from Alejandra M | Reviewed this property |
Don’t worry is a safe neighborhood. We didn’t have any issue .
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Janis C
12 December 2017|
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Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager | Property representative |
Unfortunately, we do not have a bar on our roof. It's just a secured roof with equipment.
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ckennedy98
16 October 2017|
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Response from Clift_Rooms_Manager | Property representative |
We don't have any sofa sleepers in our rooms, we do offer roll away beds
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