Cruising the Bay

Our friends at Hornblower have an array of cruises to meet any of your scheduling needs while you are visiting. From brunch or lunch to dinner and dancing, plan your next Bay adventure today. More information here: https://www.hornblower.com/port/category/sf+diningcruises  

Fleet Week is Upon Us!

Sailors and boats and planes, oh my! It’s one of our favorite time of the year down here in Fisherman’s Wharf. Come see the Parade of Ships, the Blue Angels, the Canadian Snowbirds and much more. Our parking deck offers a perfect tailgate spot to watch the air show!

Oktoberfest by the Bay this Weekend

Yeah, we know its September – we didn’t plan this festival date, but it sure sounds fun! Located near AT&T Park, this is a quick ride from Hotel Zephyr on the E Embarcadero Train. Kids are welcome on Sunday. Get your Trachten on! More information and tickets here: http://www.oktoberfestbythebay.com/index.html

Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, we feature one per month that tickles our fancy. For September, it’s having a Bonfire at Ocean Beach. The Safeway out by the beach conveniently stocks firewood. Grab your San Francisco hoodie and head out! More information…

Update on the Color Factory

We’ve just heard the rumor is confirmed, Color Factory will be open for one more month! This is one of the coolest exhibitions we’ve heard about recently – be sure to get your tickets early! Just a quick cable car ride away from Hotel Zephyr (on the Powell / Mason line, exit at Sutter and…

San Francisco Comic Con is here!

Celebrating all things related to comic books, stories, art and pop-culture, this once a year treat comes to Moscone West September 1 -3. While not the official hotel of the festival, our design is definitely a little more geared toward Comic Con lovers. Who wouldn’t want a selfie with our Popeye art? Reserve your tickets…

Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, here is our monthly “don’t miss”. A visit to the Buffalo paddocks in Golden Gate Park is a strangely urban experience – not something you’d expect to find in the middle of our Little City! https://goldengatepark.com/buffalo-paddock.html  

Thanks CBS!

As summer winds down, CBS Local wrote a great article about 5 cities not to miss before this season ends. Hotel Zephyr is proud to be included in where to stay! http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/08/01/5-cities-to-visit-before-summer-ends/  

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: http://www.sanfranciscochinatown.com/attractions/ggfortunecookie.html. We’re also partial to stopping in and grabbing some Dim Sum – there are countless options!