- A short walk from Union Square, Chinatown and the Financial District
- Free Wi-Fi and daily newspapers
- Free coffee and tea service on mezzanine
- Daily wine hour in the lobby
- Large fitness center with modern equipment
- Pet-friendly with dog snacks and a walking track on an outdoor terrace
- Quiet rooms facing an interior courtyard are available
- Bread and Cocoa café and Gaspar Brasserie next door
- Some rooms are small
- Vehicle and pedestrian noise in rooms facing the street
- Courtyard view is unappealing
- Expensive valet parking
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Oyster Hotel Review
A historic San Francisco property that blends modern decor with Art Nouveau influences
Modern touches and artwork embellish the lobby and hallways of this historic 1911 building, originally called the Sutter Hotel. A century-old grand staircase, etched glass ceiling panes above the lobby, and various Art Deco and Art Nouveau touches throughout the hotel (such as the dramatic silver fireplace in the lobby) help retain the feeling of classic San Francisco. Free coffee and tea, and a daily wine hour are nice extras.
In between Union Square and the Financial District
The Galleria Park is on bustling, posh Sutter Street and is within easy walking distance of Union Square, which is famous for its shopping. Home to enormous outposts of Niketown, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany, Macy's, Louis Vuitton, and Neiman Marcus, among others, Union Square is to San Francisco what 5th Avenue is to New York. Locals don't hang out here much, but the square is great for people-watching nonetheless, and occasionally plays host to concerts, small festivals, and demonstrations. The hotel is also a 10-minute walk to Chinatown and a 12-minute walk to the Financial District. The chic Crocker Galleria mall, which has numerous restaurants and a weekly farmers market, is just steps away.
Clean, colorful, and equipped with quality linens
The Galleria Park has 177 rooms, including suites with separate living areas. Rooms start at 220 square feet -- not tiny, but on the smaller side for San Francisco -- but they are very clean and appointed with flat-screen TVs (37- or 42-inch), minibars, bathrobes, and Illy espressomakers. They all have plush white bedding and 300-thread-count linens, as well as colorful purple and green decor accents that reflect the hotel's Art Nouveau and Art Deco influences. The lower-level rooms facing the street can get a bit of traffic noise, especially during early morning garbage pick-up, while rooms facing the interior courtyard are quieter but have a somewhat unappealing view.
Rooms and Rates
24-hour business and fitness centers
A 24-hour fitness room with bright big windows has high quality workout equipment for both cardio and weight training. Three meeting rooms and a 24-hour business center are offered. A quiet outdoor terrace spans the hotel and the adjacent Crocker Galleria shopping center and features benches and a walking/running track. Gaspar Brasserie next door provides room service meals and the comfortable Bread and Cocoa café, also next door, offers panini sandwiches and espresso drinks. Numerous freebies include an evening wine hour, daily newspapers, and Wi-Fi.
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Mini Bar (with liquor)
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
|Address||191 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California 94104, United States|
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