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Downtown, San Francisco

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  • Nice area for staying in hotel, we had the tram stops outside our hotel which is in Powell st, and this is the area for shopping, you do see many homeless people in San Fransico, this city is very exp...  more »
  • The city is filled with homeless using dogs as a lure for money. Witnessesed one kneeing his dog to sit down and was forcefully pushing on his back to make him sit. Meanwhile he had all of his belongi...  more »
  • I think to stop in the shop still downtown Union Square area around major attractions. The shops of the famous and long-established Department store. There are somewhat casual brand around the Powell Street station.
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Where to stay in San Francisco

From inexpensive hostels in quiet residential areas to high-end hotels near the city center, San Francisco has accommodations for every budget. Key consideration is what kind of neighborhood you want to stay in. You'll find luxury hotels in Union Square, which has prime shopping, is near theaters, and is on the cable car line. Many hotels are in the northeastern portion of the city, near the tourist-driven neighborhoods of Chinatown and Fisherman's Wharf, both easily explored on foot. To get away from the tourist crowds, consider the smaller inns and family-run bed and breakfasts in some of the city's more charming neighborhoods, such as Noe Valley or Pacific Heights. There are also boutique hotels scattered around town. Avoid staying in the Tenderloin. If you plan to have a car with you, ask about parking availability and fees. Parking is often difficult and expensive.
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