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The Marker

San Francisco, California

A vibrant San Francisco boutique hotel, The Marker offers a blend of French architecture and bright whimsical decor. Located close to Union Square and the Theatre District its an ideal base for exploring San Francisco.

At a Glance

  • Located within two block of Union Square

  • The hosted wine hour is a lovely welcome at the end of you day

  • An understated design-led hotel offering a blend of location and style

  • Colorful bedrooms create a vibrant and fun atmosphere

  • One of the most affordable well located hotels for couples and families

Culture, , Family, Honeymoon

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to The Marker or take a look at our itineraries to California


The Marker, formerly Hotel Monaco, is a remodelled 1910 Beaux Arts building with plenty of atmosphere, thanks to an ethereal, fun lobby with a two-story French inglenook fireplace. The guest rooms follow suit with canopy beds, Asian-inspired armoires, bamboo writing desks, lively stripes, and vibrant colors.

The hotel's close proximity to Union Square makes it an ideal base from which to discover San Francisco whether you want to go shopping, sight seeing, to the theatre or to dine out. The knowledgeable and helpful concierge service are on hand to assist you with your planning. The Grand Café Brasserie and Bar serves regional French cuisine with a hint of Californian.

Guest rooms, although not particularly large are stylish, practical and comfortable. The décor is colorful with striped walls and bold fabrics creating a fun atmosphere. The tasteful rooms are equipped with flatscreen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi.


The hotel has 200 rooms and suites. Entry level guest rooms come with king, queen or two double beds and are just 250 sq feet offering a small but comfortable base from which to explore San Francisco. Guests looking for more comfort on an extended stay should opt for a Junior Suite or for additional footage and a sleeper-sofa bed a Deluxe, Monte Carlo or Mediterranean Suite.

Queen Deluxe Room

This room measure 240 sq.ft and features a queen size bed. Can accommodate a crib.

King Deluxe Room

The King Deluxe room measures 250 square feet of space. It features a king size bed and globally inspired décor. Can accommodate a crib.

Queen Room

One of the smallest room at 225 sq.ft and it features a queen size bed. It can accommodate a crib.

Double Double Deluxe Room

This room measure 250 sq.ft and features two double beds. It can accommodate a crib and can also connect with another Double Double deluxe room for more space.

Mediterranean Spa Suite

Luxurious suite offering 625 sq.ft of space. The bedroom and living area are separated by a sliding door. The bedroom features a king-size bed draped in linens and there is a queen sofabed in the living room. The spacious bathroom has a 6 foot Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.

Monte Carlo Suite

This suite offers 525 sq.ft of space. The bedroom and living area are separated by a sliding door. The bedroom features a king size bed draped in linens and there is a queen sofabed in the living room. The bathroom has a 5 foot Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Deulxe Suite

Measures 380 sq.ft. The bedroom and living room are separated by a sliding door. The bedroom features a king size bed and the living room has a queen size sofabed. Some of these suites can connect with a Queen Deluxe Room for an even more spacious suite.

Junior Suite

This suite measure 380 sq.ft and it features a bedroom with a king size bed and a queen size sofabed. It can be connected with a Queen Deluxe Room for more space.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Hotel Monaco and they are well accommodated with special kids welcome packs, a list of child friendly activities in the area and child size dressing gowns. Cribs, high chairs, booster seats and child safety kits can all be provided. There are children's menus in the restaurant and a babysitting service for an extra charge. You can also hire equipment such as pushchairs and scooters.


The Grand Café Brasserie is the main restaurant at Hotel Monaco. Dine on a French menu an elegant dining room serving seasonal French dishes with Californian touch. The Grand Café Bar is popular amongst locals and guests alike, especially during happy hour and as a venue for a pre or post theatre beverage and bite to eat. With its fabulous zinc bar, wood burning oven and raw bar it has a fun atmosphere to enjoy a cocktail or two and a light dish.

The Spa at Hotel Monaco offers a varied menu of therapies and treatments. The spa features a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, private massage and facial rooms, highly skilled estheticians and massage therapists, organic and eco-friendly Kerstin Florian products and luxurious bath robes.


San Francisco, the West Coast’s unpretentious culture capital offers world-class restaurants, including 17 Michelin-starred eateries within city limits, as well as museums and shopping. San Francisco is incredibly easy to navigate by foot, bicycle, bus, trolley or taxi. It’s also a gateway to the nearby wine country of the Napa Valley and Sonoma.

In downtown San Francisco you can browse art galleries, visit bustling Chinatown, go to the Jazz quarter, visit the Academy of Sciences for the planetarium and aquarium, get a handle on the geography by climbing one of the city’s famed hills or take the cable car, go shopping in the fashion epi-center Union Square, board a bay cruise at Fisherman’s Wharf to take it all in from the water or book ahead to visit Alcatraz Island, take a stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and lunch in charming Sausalito.

Location & Directions

San Francisco, California

Hotel Monaco is located just two blocks from Union Square and ideally centerd for all you want to do and see in the downtown San Francisco area. The lively streets of Chinatown, award-winning theatres, classic cable car and shopping boutiques are all nearby.

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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