Affordable accommodation on the outer edges of San Franciscos Chinatown district
Situated at the gateway to Chinatown, the Grant Plaza Hotel San Francisco offers excellent access to the citys financial and business districts, both of which are just a few blocks away, as well as the many famous landmarks to be found in this part of Northern California.
Offering affordable budget accommodation, this 2-star takes a no-frills approach to hoteling. Its 72 guestrooms provide comfortable lodgings with a number of amenities on offer. Guests will find and en-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries, work desk and chair, television, clock radio, telephone, and hairdryer. Internet access is also available.
The hotels front desk offers ironing amenities and sewing kits, as well as a computer terminal with internet access, and a fax service.
Whilst the hotel does not feature a restaurant, guests will not need too venture far to find a suitable meal. The districts surrounding the property have a range of eateries to suit any budget. Chinatown for one offers a wide range of delicious food.
The city of San Francisco hosts a wide range of attractions for those visiting the city for pleasure. The Grant Plaza Hotel San Francisco is located in such a manner that visitors will find any of them easy to reach.
Amongst the most famous of the postcard friendly tourist attractions is the Golden Gate Bridge. This iconic symbol of San Francisco has wowed those gazing upon it since opening in 1937. The suspension bridge connects the San Francisco Peninsular with Marin County, and allows visitors to join the historic Pacific Coast Highway as it travels north towards Oregon.
Amongst the more notable buildings to be found in the city are the Transamerica Pyramid, the Mission San Francisco de Ass, Alcatraz Prison museum which can be found on Alcatraz Island (known colloquially as The Rock), the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, and the San Francisco War Memorial Performing Arts Center.
The city also features a large number of museums and galleries. Within close proximity to the hotel property, guests can encounter the likes of the Cable Car Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Cartoon Art Museum, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, amongst others.
The hotel also offers simple access to the Embarcadero and Fishermans Wharf. As well as housing fine restaurants, and excellent shops, visitors can take a boat trip from here. Whether exploring San Francisco Bays coast or heading to nearby counties, the view is scenic.
Those with the opportunity should board a boat to Napa Valley and then take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train. Alternatively, a whole host of wineries can be found in the region, many of which offer tours and wine tasting sessions.
Those that prefer something a little more barbaric should head to Candlestick Park and watch the San Francisco 49ers football team. Alternatively, AT&T Ballpark, home to the San Francisco Giants baseball team, is just 13 blocks from the Grant Plaza Hotel San Francisco and makes for an enjoyable afternoons entertainment.