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Travel for Kids has so many fun things to do with kids in San Francisco, whether it's riding the cable car, taking a boat ride to Alcatraz, walking the streets of Chinatown, sampling gelato in North Beach, exploring ships at Fisherman's Wharf, flying kites at the marina, checking out the Golden Gate Bridge, eating chocolate sundaes at Ghirardelli Square, but you'll need a fun place to stay. Kid-friendly hotels are easy to find on Travel for Kids.

Here's our own Travel for Kids hand-picked list of family friendly hotels in San Francisco, all styles and price ranges, and in neighborhoods near to fun things to do with kids. Hotels are selected for their amenities for families, such as suites that sleep 6, rooms with refrigerators or fully-equipped kitchens, swimming pools, babysitting services, on-site restaurants with children's menus, coin-operated laundry, and more. Hotel policies can change, however, so be sure to check with the hotel at the time you make your reservation to be sure your desired family amenities are still available.

Tip: Parking for your hotel can be expensive in San Francisco, fees from $30.00 and up, per night.

family hotels san francisco
 
  Fisherman's Wharf Union Square
  Marina South of Market St.
  Chinatown Embarcadero
  Nob Hill San Francisco Airport
    Fisherman's Wharf

 

 

Hotel Del Sol – Family suite with bunk beds, kitchenette, board games and toys, or one bedroom suites with queen bed and sofa bed (sleep 4); outdoor heated swimming pool; complimentary breakfast, free beach balls and sunglasses for kids; free parking.
Holiday Inn San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf – Guest rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); outdoor heated swimming pool; coin-operated laundry; babysitting services can be arranged; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; on-site restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast and dinner, room service with children's menu for breakfast and dinner; fee parking.
The Fairmont Heritage Place – Located in Ghirardelli Square; one bedroom residence with king bed plus queen sofa bed in living room (sleep 4); two bedroom suites (sleep 6), three bedroom suites (sleep 8); kitchen and dining area; washer and dryer; grocery shopping service; breakfast is included in the room rate; babysitting and crib available upon request; 24 hour room service; restaurants, bakery and ice cream shop in the Square; fee car parking.
Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf – Outdoor heated swimming pool and jacuzzi ; suites (sleep 4 or 6), plus standard rooms with two double beds; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds, refrigerators (for a fee) available upon request; coin-operated laundry; babysitting services can be arranged; one-site restaurant with children's menu; fee parking.
Argonaut Hotel – Suites with king bed and sofa bed, standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); cribs (free) and rollaway beds (fee per day) are available upon request; kids can pick out a toy from the treasure chest at check-in; family-friendly adjacent restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; fee parking.
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf – Outdoor heated swimming pool; guest rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs, rollaway beds and mini-refrigerators (for a fee) available upon request; on-site restaurant with children's menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus room service with children's menu; fee parking.
Best Western The Tuscan – On-site family-friendly restaurant, room service in the mornings; guest rooms with two double beds, suites with king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4); mini-refrigerators in all rooms; complimentary hot chocolate every evening; fee parking.
Courtyard Fisherman's Wharf – Guest rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), suites with 2 queen bed and sofa bed (sleep 5); complimentary cribs, rollaway beds, refrigerators and microwaves available upon request; on-site restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast; fee parking.
Pier 2620 Hotel Francisco Fisherman's Wharf – Rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); mini-fridges in rooms; on site convenience store and restaurant serving breakfast; fee parking.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Fisherman's Wharf – Complimentary breakfast; family suites (sleep 6) with two double beds, sofa bed, kitchenette, plus standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs, rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; limited fee parking.
    Marina
  Tip: The Marina area has reasonably priced hotels with free car parking, near to family-friendly restaurants and close to Crissy Field, but Lombard St. (where most of the hotels are located) can be noisy.
Comfort Inn by the Bay – Standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; complimentary breakfast; fee parking.
Travelodge by the Bay – Rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; complimentary breakfast; coin-operated laundry next door; fee parking.
Greenwich Inn – Family suites (sleep 6) (three double beds), standard rooms with double or queen beds (sleep 4); limited free parking.
Presidio Travelodge – All rooms have refrigerators, standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds available upon request; limited free parking.
Marina Inn – Rooms with one queen bed and twin bed, or one queen and rollaway bed (sleep 3), rollaway bed is fee per day; complimentary continental breakfast.
    Chinatown
Orchard Garden Hotel – Rooms with two double beds or junior suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); mini-fridges in rooms; iPod dock and DVD players; crib available upon request (fee); rooftop restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with family friendly food; restaurants and bakery in the neighborhood; fee car parking; hotel is located right at the gate to Chinatown.
Hilton San Francisco Financial District – Located in Chinatown next to Portsmouth Square (with a fantastic playground); rooms with two double beds, suites with king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4, but two rollaway beds can be added to sleep 6); refrigerators and microwaves can be arranged for rooms; cribs, rollaway beds and high chairs available upon request; babysitting services are available; fee parking.
SW Hotel – Family suites with two double beds and sofa bed (sleep 6), plus rooms with two double beds, rooms with king or queen bed can accommodate crib or rollaway bed; complimentary breakfast; cribs and rollaway beds available (fee per day) upon request; fee parking.
    Nob Hill
The Fairmont San Francisco – Historic hotel, located at the top of Nob Hill; on-site restaurant with children's menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hour room service with children's menu, also ask for custom picnic lunches from room service; afternoon tea in a stunning setting 2:30 - 4:30pm daily; in December, Nutcracker Tea with special tea menu for children, Nutcracker toy and gingerbread cookies to decorate; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), connecting rooms are available; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; babysitting services can be arranged; fee parking.
InterContinental Mark Hopkins – Landmark hotel, located right at the top of Nob Hill; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); 24 hour room-service with children's menu, breakfast buffet with reduced price for kids under 12 at the Top of the Mark; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds; free drop-off transportation to Union Square or local destinations; during December, children's tea is served noon - 4:00pm Friday and Sat, with fun food, live birds and a magician (call to reserve in advance); fee parking.
The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco – At check in, photo of kids and gift bags with toys and games; indoor heated swimming and jacuzzi; in-room dining with children's menu, on-site restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch; deluxe rooms and suites available; babysitting services can be arranged; fee valet parking.
Stanford Court Hotel – Superior and deluxe rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), one and two bedroom suites available; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds available upon request; full-service restaurant with children's menus serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; babysitting can be arranged; fee parking.
    Union Square

 

Westin St. Francis – Historic landmark hotel, located right on Union Square; family and deluxe rooms, large rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); refrigerators, cribs, rollaway beds available upon request; gifts for kids at check-in with hats, shampoo, crayons; room service with children's menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and on-site restaurant with children's menu; fee parking.
The Handlery Union Square Hotel – Heated outdoor swimming pool; standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); refrigerators in all rooms; room service with children's menu; cribs and rollaway beds available upon request; babysitting services can be arranged; fee parking.
The Orchard Hotel – Rooms with two double beds or suites with king bed (sleep 4); mini-fridges in rooms; crib available upon request; on-site restaurant, serving family friendly food; laundromat down the block; fee parking.
Serrano Hotel – Standard room with two double beds, suites with king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4); lots of board games to borrow; cribs (free) available upon request; fee parking.
  The Cartwright Hotel – Junior suites with king bed plus sofa bed or two double beds (sleep 4), rooms with two twins (sleep 2); mini-fridges in suites; room service; fee parking, restaurants in the neighborhood.
Grand Hyatt San Francisco – On-site restaurant with spectacular views is family-friendly and does children's portions; room service with family-friendly menu; standard rooms with two double beds, suites with king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds available upon request; babysitting services can be arranged; fitness center for teens; fee parking.
Marriott at Union Square – Rooms with two double beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); crib available upon request; coin-operated laundry; room service and on-site restaurant serving breakfast; fee car parking.
Hotel Nikko – Indoor heated swimming pool and jacuzzi; deluxe rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), and suites are available; complimentary cribs, rollaway beds and mini refrigerators available upon request; fee parking.
White Swan Inn – Every afternoon, homemade cookies in the lobby, complimentary breakfast buffet; deluxe king rooms have king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4), deluxe rooms with queen bed can also accommodate rollaway bed (sleep 3); complimentary cribs; board games are available to borrow; fee parking.
Beresford Arms – Junior suites with two queen beds and kitchen, one bedroom suites with 2 queen beds, queen sofa bed, (sleep up to 6), with fully equipped kitchen; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (for a fee) available upon request; fee parking.
Hotel Abri – Standard rooms with two double beds, or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4), connecting rooms available upon request, all rooms have mini-fridges; room service with family-friendly food for lunch and dinner and restaurants in the neighborhood; fee parking.
The Donatello Hotel – Rooms with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); mini-fridges and microwaves in rooms; DVD players in rooms; on-site restaurant serving lunch and dinner with family friendly food; fee parking.
    South of Market St.
Palace Hotel – Historic grand hotel with stained-glass Garden Court; superior rooms with two double beds, or one bedroom suites are available (sleep 4), all rooms have refrigerators; indoor heated swimming pool and jacuzzi; breakfast buffet in the Garden Court, family-friendly room service, during Christmas season, holiday tea, Santa Claus in the lobby, gifts for children ages 5 - 10; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee) available; childcare services are available (reserve in advance); fee parking.
Marriott Marquis – Indoor heated swimming pool; family friendly on-site restaurant; standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs, rollaway beds, refrigerators available upon request; babysitting services available; hotel is one block from Yerba Buena Gardens; fee parking.
Courtyard San Francisco Downtown – Suites with king bed and sofa bed, standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs, refrigerators and microwaves available upon request; on-site restaurant with breakfast buffet and children's menu; family-friendly room service menu for dinner; fee parking.
    Embarcadero
Omni San Francisco Hotel – Kids suites with bunk beds (sleep 4), stocked with toys and games, child-proof kits, plus standard rooms with two double beds; goodie bag at check-in, cup for free refills of milk or soda any time, complimentary milk and cookies every evening; cribs and rollaway beds (complimentary) available upon request; backpacks with board games and books to borrow; family-friendly room service; babysitting services can be arranged; fee parking.
Le Meredien – Rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); mini-refrigerators in rooms; 24 hour room service with children's menu; crib or rollaway bed available upon request; babysitting can be arranged; fee parking.
Hyatt Regency San Francisco – On-site restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast and lunch, room service with children's menu; one bedroom suites with king bed and sofa bed (sleep 4), or suites with two double beds and king bed (sleep 6), plus standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds; babysitting services can be arranged; in November and December ice skating rink behind the hotel; fee parking; hotel is located across from the Ferry Building.
    San Francisco Airport
  Tip: If you have an early morning flight, stay in these hotels right next to the airport.

 

 

San Francisco Airport Marriott Indoor heated swimming pool; guest rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway bed (one per room) available upon request; coin-operated laundry; on-site full service restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Best Western Grosvenor Hotel – Outdoor heated swimming pool; complimentary breakfast buffet; standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; on-site family-friendly restaurant serving dinner; free airport shuttle.
Comfort Inn Suites – All rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary breakfast.
Doubletree Hotel San Francisco Airport – Chocolate chip cookies (for everyone in the family) at check-in; standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), suites (sleep 6), connecting rooms are available; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; on-site restaurant with children's menu, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner; swimming pool facilities across the street; fee parking.
Hampton Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport – Suites with king bed and sofa bed, standard rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); complimentary cribs and rollaway beds available upon request; coin-operated laundry; complimentary breakfast and on weekdays, breakfast to go.
Courtyard by Marriott San Francisco Airport – Indoor heated swimming pool and jacuzzi; suites (two queen beds, sofa bed) (sleep up to 5), standard rooms with two queen beds; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds upon request; coin-operated laundry, on-site family-friendly breakfast buffet; complimentary airport shuttle.
Holiday Inn San Francisco Airport North – On-site restaurant with children's menu, kids under 12 eat free with paying adult; rooms with two double beds (lseep 4); microwaves and mini-fridges in rooms; complimentary cribs and rollaway beds (fee per day) available upon request; free shuttle to and from the airport.
La Quinta Inn San Francisco Airport – Heated outdoor swimming pool; standard rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary breakfast and on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with children's menu; coin-operated laundry; cribs available upon request; free shuttle to the airport.
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