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San Francisco is a city designed with lovers in mind. Situated right along the bay in a picture-perfect natural setting, it’s a popular honeymoon destination for couples of all ages and lifestyles. It’s easy to enjoy the lively art and culture scene here, as well as eclectic restaurants, quirky shops, and fun festivals when you spend your honeymoon in San Francisco. Fortunately, there are also many wonderful honeymoon hotel options in the city where you can enjoy some quality time as newlyweds. Here are eight of our favorites!
If you’re looking for romance and something special for your honeymoon stay, then look no further than the Taj Campton Place. This historic hotel was built over a century ago and is still a prominent city landmark today. It’s a boutique hotel on Stockton Street at Union Square with 110 rooms and suites, plush bathrobes, an amazing restaurant, and a luxurious vibe. Resort guests also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a rooftop fitness terrace with gym equipment. Foodie couples love staying here because the Taj Campton is also the site of Chef Srijith Gopinathan’s Cal-Indian menu at the one-Michelin-starred Campton Place Restaurant. Other on site conveniences include city tours and valet parking.
Located in the popular Nob Hill neighborhood, the Huntington Hotel is a historic hotel originally built in 1924. Couples who honeymoon here enjoy the fine-dining restaurant, three-level spa, and easy access to everything this exciting neighborhood has to offer. The hotel rooms are decorated in the opulent style of the Singapore Straits Chinese (Peranakan) heritage, and the Big 4 is the onsite restaurant that was established in 1976. It features locally sourced and seasonal foods that take you through California’s history and features live piano performances. The spa here features ten treatment rooms, a Zen relaxation room, steam rooms, saunas, whirlpool, indoor infinity pool, and skyline views.
The Omni San Francisco is also a romantic place to stay for your honeymoon or really any special occasion. It’s located in the downtown area, right on the cable car line, and near Union Square. The hotel celebrates Florentine Renaissance architecture, Austrian crystal chandeliers, and Italian marble in the lobby. Guests can enjoy a great steakhouse meal at the onsite restaurant, Bob’s Steak & Chop House. There are 362 luxury rooms and suites here, a 1,500-square-foot fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi for guests in the lobby and public areas. Couples can also join one of the hotel’s complimentary guided walking tours at 10am on Saturdays to learn about the city’s history, architecture, and legends.
Cavallo Point is home to the Bay Area’s first national park lodge, offering views that overlook the city, waterways, and Golden Gate Bridge. In addition to the romantic views, the lodge here offers spa treatments, in-room fireplaces, and shuttle service to get to other attractions in the city. Here you can experience the history of the former U.S. Army post of Fort Baker and stay in former officers’ residences. With spacious two-bedroom suites, this is a great place to have some extra space to relax. Better yet, some guest rooms here are dog-friendly if you want to bring your pup along. The rooms here come with organic cotton robes, slippers, large flat screen TVs, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, and a wine hour from 4-6pm daily. Bed and breakfast packages are also available here. For more romance, choose the rose petal turndown service, wine and cheese add-on, or chocolates and champagne special at the lodge.
Ghirardelli is a local landmark and an ideal place for lovers. This is because it’s the site of a historic chocolate factory and has a beautiful waterfront location with lots to see and do. Come here for a little extra room to spread out and relax in a one-bedroom, two-bedroom, or three-bedroom space. This is a residential style, all-suite hotel that’s perfect for slowing down the pace of honeymoon travel and settling in with all the comforts of home. Guests here will enjoy the outdoor terraces with firepits, chauffeured luxury house car service, daily continental breakfast from 7-10am, and even pre-arrival grocery shopping for an extra fee. Elopement packages are offered by the hotel to reserve your ultimate romantic getaway.
Another wonderful hotel to stay at if you’re looking for romance is the Hotel Vitale. This hotel is across from the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero and has a lovely roof deck for soaking up the city views. There’s also a great bar here that gets busy on weekends. What sets this boutique hotel apart is its waterfront location and also its penthouse-level spa with its yoga classes and rooftop soaking tubs. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks at the Americano Restaurant & Bar, or upgrade your stay with a hotel package, such as the bay breakfast package or the serenity spa package.
With just 48 rooms, the Hotel Drisco offers upscale accommodations in the affluent San Francisco neighborhood of Pacific Heights. The lobby resembles a comfortable living room, breakfast is complimentary each morning, and evening receptions are offered with complimentary wine and hors-d’oeuvres. Guests can also use the small onsite fitness center or access the nearby Presidio YMCA facilities for free. The gourmet continental breakfast is complimentary, ample street parking is available, and bicycles and all the safety accessories you’ll need are available to borrow.
The Loews Regency hotel is a towering building in San Francisco that’s perfect for staying in all day and looking out at the expansive city views. From the rooms on the 38th to 48th floors here, you can see the bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island. The rooms here have an Asian-inspired design, large bathtubs, and options for 24-hour room service. There are 148 guest rooms and seven suites here, as well as the Bear & Monarch Restaurant, rooftop Sky Bar, complimentary Wi-Fi, and skybridge access on select floors. Bed and breakfast options are available here as part of Loews’ package deals to celebrate your honeymoon.