PHOTO: Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco

The 9 Best Hotels in San Francisco for Families

Michele Bigley | January 04, 2018

Welcome gifts, family suites, playful amenities and more, many San Francisco properties have gone all in on the family-travel market. Here's some of our favorite SF hotels and the fun offerings they bestow on younger travelers.


Omni San Francisco Hotel

Why it made the list

With a Kids' Crew program for young travelers, large suites ideal for families, and a fab location across from the cable car, families will be charmed by this Financial District destination.

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Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Why it made the list

Posh, or some might call it pretentious, this lovely property appeals to families wanting luxury. The full service restaurant Parallel 37 caters to families. Splurge for Club Level perks like all day food service and a private concierge.

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Hotel Zephyr

Why it made the list

A giant outdoor play area, ideal for kids and their grown ups, makes this Fisherman's Wharf property a winner for families. Nautical rooms offer a balcony and views of the bay. Table tennis, a food truck, climbing areas and fire pits are additional perks.

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Loews Regency San Francisco

Why it made the list

A lauded kids program, spacious rooms ideal for families, and a full-service restaurant make this a winning recipe for families. The property can arrange child care, special children's meals, and more. But most of all, this property prides itself on catering to kids and their parents.

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The Inn at the Presidio

Why it made the list

This pet-friendly inn is located close to the Presidio's trails, the Walt Disney Museum and the Golden Gate Bridge. Spacious rooms are fit for families. Most include a bathtub, breakfast and a wine hour with plenty of food.

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Cow Hollow Motor Inn and Suites

Why it made the list

Full-serviced apartments in the heart of the Marina district are a great option for families. Cook your breakfast, keep your kiddo's milk cold in the fridge, and let the kids sleep behind closed doors without the grown ups having to whisper in the dark.

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Hotel Union Square

Why it made the list

Sure you're in the heart of Union Square, but the cable car dings by, and this property's retro Kids Suite is surely worth the splurge. There's a trundle bed, Nintendo Wii, books and games. Parents get their own attached room with a king bed.

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Hotel Del Sol

Why it made the list

The California pool-party vibe extends from the heated pool to the playful rooms. Cookies and milk are offered in the afternoons, but the real allure is the fab location near the Marina and Crissy Field, and the beach balls. Kids love 'em.

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Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco

Why it made the list

The Four Seasons knows how to treat kids. A welcome gift at check in. A child-sized robe in the room. Sometimes they'll even cut your kids' names out of sponges and place them by the bath. For an added bonus, book the "Family package" which adds ice cream cake, in-room movie, and popcorn, plus discounts on a second room booked for the same family.

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