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Ritz Carlton San Francisco

San Francisco, California

Located near exclusive Nob Hill and close to the heart of downtown San Francisco and Union Square, the historic Ritz Carlton offers guests a timeless escape into luxury. With a cable car stop right outside it's also perfectly placed for exploring too.

At a Glance

  • Luxurious city hotel close to exclusive Nob Hill

  • Historic cable car stops right outside the hotel

  • Family friendly with interconnecting rooms and suites

  • Superb dining in Parallel 37 Signature Restaurant

  • Club Level rooms and suites with extra luxury and spectacular city views

Couples, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Look out for a mini Golden Gate Bridge model which offers sweets for the taking

Anna Bleasdale

Insider's View

Upgrade to the Club Floor where complimentary breakfast, snacks for lunch and dinner are served with all your drinks in the peace of your own space complete with concierge service.

Jules Maury

Insider's View

Take advantage of the complimentary house car, taking you anywhere in a five mile radius

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Insider's View

Be sure to take the tram from around the corner down the rolling hills towards Fisherman’s Wharf for the true San Francisco experience.

Georgina Robertson

Insider's View

The Ritz Carlton make a great contribution to the local community by donating all leftover food to the homeless each day.

Georgina Robertson

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Ritz Carlton San Francisco or take a look at our itineraries to California


Originally built in 1909, this Neoclassical landmark has been beautifully renovated to offer a classic yet contemporary luxury offering for guests visiting the city.

Perfectly located, the hotel has one of the historic cable car stops right outside. With a journey through Nob Hill down to sights such as Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park and the ferry building, the cable car is one of the definitive San Francisco experiences. Union Square with its superb shopping is also within an easy walk of the hotel.

Families are very well catered for at the hotel with a dedicated children's menu at the superb Parallel 37 restaurant, children's in room amenities and interconnecting rooms available. However, luxurious accommodations and surroundings ensure there is no compromise on quality.

Once you have explored the city by day, retreat for a pampering treatment in the spa, a workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center of indulge in a cocktail or treat in the newly renovated Lounge.

The Club Level at the Ritz Carlton is the largest in the city and offers wonderful extras such as city views from the exclusive guest lounge and most of the guest rooms, dedicated concierge and check in as well as delicious food and beverage presentations throughout the day.


The Ritz Carlton San Francisco features 336 luxurious rooms and suites each tranquil oases from the city outside. Superior and Deluxe rooms feature one King or two double beds as well as luxury amenities such as 32 inch flat screen TV, iPod dock, 400 thread count cotton linen, marble bathrooms, in room gourmet coffee and tea presentation and high speed WiFi. Deluxe rooms are on higher floors.

One Bedroom Suites feature a Master bedroom leading through French doors into a separate elegantly furnished living room.

The Ritz Carlton Club Floor offers the exclusive hotel within a hotel experience, with exclusive check in and concierge service as well as a beautiful lounge with spectacular city views. Guests staying on the Club Floor enjoy complimentary food and beverage presentations throughout the day and on Friday and Saturday evenings, special tastings with local award winning wineries. Guest rooms on the Club Floor also afford stunning city views.

Deluxe Room

Ritz Carlton hotels offer spacious rooms to stay and play, with their Deluxe room offering a generous 500 sq ft of space. Comfortable accommodations with arm chair and desk area, 400-thread count linens and elegant marble bathrooms. Deluxe Rooms can accommodate a king bed and roll-away bed, or can come with two double beds. Views are courtyard or city views on floors 2,3 and 4.

One-Bedroom Suite

One-Bedroom Suite features master bedroom with French doors leading to an elegant living room. With bright and airy with windows opening to city and garden views this suite offers 800 to 900 square feet of space to stay and play.


Younger guests are very well catered for at the Ritz Carlton. Interconnecting rooms and suite accommodations are provided for families and extra amenities such as night lights, cuddly toys, electric socket covers and first aid kits can be placed in the room prior to guests arrival.

The hotel restaurant offers a specially designed children's menu for the little ones and as a very special treat, during the December Vacation season, a Vacation Teddy Bear Tea party is organized on selected days, a firm favorite with the children.

There is an adorable children’s playroom in the lobby with toys, activities and films.


The hotel offers a beautiful sweeping lobby and lounge area where guests can enjoy "kitchen to cocktail" mixology program and lighter fare. The signature restaurant, Parallel 37, offers globally inspired and seasonal California fare as well as a dedicated menu for younger guests.

The Spa-de-Vie offers a tranquil and relaxed environment with a superb array of treatments to indulge in and there is also a 24 hour state of the art fitness center for guests to utilize at their leisure. Personal training is available on request.

Location & Directions

San Francisco, California

In the heart of downtown San Francisco, close to exclusive Nob Hill and within easy reach of Union Square. There is a historic cable car stop right outside the hotel.

When to go

San Francisco is a year-round destination but has a cool maritime climate. In the summer, the city’s famous fog rolls in mornings and evenings, creating a misty chill in the air. Spring sees the end of the rainy season, and the city’s pretty-in-pink cherry blossom trees dot the landscape. In Fall Indian Summer comes to San Francisco, bringing warm, dry days with plenty of sunshine. The very best time of year is August to October when temperatures are at their highest and days are often sunny.

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