See the Solar Eclipse in San Francisco

If you’re visiting us over the solar eclipse on Monday, be sure to head down to the Exploratorium (just a 10 minute walk from Hotel Zephyr). Opening early at 9:00am, if our fog cooperates, you’ll be able to see the beginning at 9:00am and the peak at 10:15am. The eclipse is expected to end at…

Chinatown Treasures

Just to the South of Hotel Zephyr lies the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. There are many things to explore, and we definitely suggest not missing a free tour at the Fortune Cookie Factory, more information here: We’re also partial to stopping in and grabbing some Dim Sum – there are countless options!  

Jerry Garcia Day

Coming up this weekend, Sunday, August 6th marks “Jerry Day” – a celebration in his hometown neighborhood (the Excelsior District of San Francisco). Enjoy performances by local artists and one of the most exciting tribute bands to the Grateful Dead. Tickets and more information here:  

Outside Lands Festival

It’s just around the corner! The Outside Lands lineup 2017 has been announced, with key headliners such as Metallica, Empire of the Sun, Lorde and The Who. The 10th annual festival encompasses a full 3 day weekend featuring over 60 performances across genres such as electronica, indie rock and hip hop. Hotel Zephyr is an…

Do Iconic: Sea Lions & Chowder

A definite “bucket list” of things to do in San Francisco, and just out our back door. During your adventures in the City, take a 5 minute walk over to Pier 39 and on the backside (nearest the Golden Gate Bridge) you’ll see the camped out Sea Lions. To make your visit even more iconic,…

Zip Car On-Site

We have Zip Car! If you’re unfamiliar with this new alternative to a traditional rental car, sign up today and take our own Dannjunz (Zip Cars all have unique names) for a spin. He’s (usually) right outside our main entrance, when not in use. More information here:

Book our Summer of Love Package

Celebrate Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary in San Francisco with a shopping experience at a local vintage boutique, a hippie photo session in the Haight or in Golden Gate Park, and take a trip with your love in Vantigo’s San Francisco City Tour featuring a vintage Volkswagen van that will navigate the city’s less-traveled lanes….

Thanks to our Friends at Flight Centre!

Our friends at Flight Centre recently blogged a great article about Hotel Zephyr. We think they hit the nail on the head with their review! “In the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, the waterfront pet-friendly Hotel Zephyr brings you inviting spaces to eat, drink, and play under the attention of a guest services staff that can…

The Thinker

Visit one of the original bronze castings of Rodin’s original The Thinker at the Legion of Honor. The museum has a ton of great art as well.

Stern Grove

The summer season is underway at Stern Grove, a magical outdoor concert venue in Golden Gate Park. The concerts are free, and we recommend getting there early for a good spot.   More information here,