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Beach Hotels in San Francisco, California

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Top San Francisco Beach Hotels

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
3 out of 5
407 Mirada Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
The price is P11,352 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (698 reviews)

"The whole experience was amazing! Staff and service was up to part loved it will definitely be back again beautiful quick get away , few steps from the beach fell asleep to the sound of the waves crashing down very soothing."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach
The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
The price is P12,641 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (606 reviews)

"Great location and view. Room was spacious and comfortable. Staff was very friendly and responsive."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica
2.5 out of 5
519 Nick Gust Way, Pacifica, CA
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The price is P6,381 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (699 reviews)

"The beach at back of hotel.the staff very helpful.when i ask breakfast they give us"…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica
Oceano Hotel and Spa
4 out of 5
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The price is P14,822 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"It was very beautiful, and when i booked it was on the first floor then they moved us up to the 2nd floor no charge. Everything was clean, kitchen bar and spa were close due to covid but i enjoyed my stay. Will book in the future"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Oceano Hotel and Spa
San Remo Hotel
2 out of 5
2237 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,058 reviews)

"It was unique. Old hotel did have charm but not used to not having your own full bath in room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

San Remo Hotel
Half Moon Bay Lodge
3 out of 5
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The price is P6,906 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,003 reviews)

"The property was OK but the room was extremely clean and the staff was great"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Half Moon Bay Lodge
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
2930 Cabrillo Hwy N, Half Moon Bay, CA
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The price is P5,878 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"It would have been nice if things were more open, because of COVIV-19."…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Quality Inn
Inn at Rockaway
2 out of 5
200 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
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The price is P7,762 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (448 reviews)
I will book again next time. Very nice,clean

"Clean, very nice place"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Inn at Rockaway
Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
105 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
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The price is P6,645 per night
4/5Very Good! (985 reviews)

"Love that we were close to everything, water, food, and fun. I was not happy that we did not have a balcony, its closed in, felt like I was in jail. The view was wonderful though."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
4/5Very Good! (1,544 reviews)

"The staff are very pleasant and helpful. Early check in and late check out was just a call away. Hotel was really close to the town you can walk around everywhere."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
Coastside Inn
2 out of 5
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The price is P6,272 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,001 reviews)

"It was okay. I loved how was it was conve ient to everything"…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Coastside Inn
Pacifica Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
525 Crespi Drive, Pacifica, CA
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The price is P6,866 per night
3.7/5Good! (976 reviews)

"I appreciated the friendliness of the staff, the attention to social distancing and masking during this time of pandemic, and the quality and comfort of the rooms (good mattresses). We had a room with balcony overlooking the beach, it was too bad that the height of patio chairs had you looking right ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Pacifica Beach Hotel
Royal Pacific Motor Inn
2 out of 5
661 Broadway, San Francisco, CA
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3.6/5Good! (993 reviews)
Dated but very comfortable

"Check in was great very friendly and was really quick"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Royal Pacific Motor Inn
SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
2 out of 5
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The price is P5,418 per night
3.5/5Good! (349 reviews)

"I actually loved the room and that you could see the beach from the window. The indide of the room was very nice!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

SeaScape Inn - A FairBridge Hotel
Mirage Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
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The price is P4,249 per night
3.4/5 (613 reviews)

"Great location, and the room was beautifully updated. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Mirage Inn and Suites
Rodeway Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
Free Cancellation
The price is P4,230 per night
3.2/5 (997 reviews)

"Good"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Rodeway Inn and Suites
Hotel North Beach
2 out of 5
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The price is P3,192 per night
3/5 (993 reviews)

"I have stayed at this hotel many times and each time I have been most favorably impressed. The hotel is located on the edge of Chinatown and North Beach, also known as Little Italy. The rooms are equipped with a microwave and fridge and there is a good selection of cable channels. The housekeeping ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Hotel North Beach
Beach Motel
2 out of 5
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The price is P4,644 per night
2.5/5 (514 reviews)

"Its an easy, affordable and no frills hotel. We would stay there again!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

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Beach Hotels in San Francisco

Known for its museums and theater, San Francisco offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation. With 338 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this vibrant destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in San Francisco, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Mirage Inn and Suites - 2-star hotel, 5-minute walk from Ocean Beach. It features free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the beach locale and overall value.

Beach Motel - 2-star hotel, 3-minute walk from Ocean Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and overall value. This hotel boasts free WiFi, free parking, and a bar.

Half Moon Bay Lodge - 3-star hotel near Pelican Point Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and a spa tub. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and spacious rooms.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pacifica - 2.5-star hotel, 3-minute walk from Rockaway Beach. It features free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the walkable location and breakfast.

The Beach House Hotel Half Moon Bay - 3.5-star hotel near Miramar Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to San Francisco

If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

  • Hottest months: September, October, August, and July, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 46°F
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.81 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.19 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Francisco

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Mavericks or Baker Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area's museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like Lombard Street and Pier 39. Other things to see and do in the area are Palace of Fine Arts and Alcatraz Island. Visitors also enjoy San Francisco for its:
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Shopping

Getting Around San Francisco

Make your way to San Francisco with a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest major airport which is located 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. Walk to nearby metro stations like Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station, and Civic Center Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Francisco 4th and King Station, San Francisco 22nd Street Station, or San Francisco Bayshore Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is San Francisco like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its museums and theater, San Francisco offers a lot for the traveler booking a vacation.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in San Francisco?
Seal Cove Inn is a top beach property with free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your beach trip include Beach Motel and Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman’s Wharf. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Baker Beach or Ocean Beach.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in San Francisco?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 332 hotels in San Francisco for your beachside break.
What's the weather like in San Francisco?
Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit. The hottest months are usually September and October with an average temp of 61°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual rainfall for San Francisco is 23 inches.
What is there to see and do around San Francisco?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Baker Beach or Ocean Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area’s museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Orpheum Theater. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to San Francisco City Hall or Exploratorium.
What's the best way to get around San Francisco?
To get to San Francisco, you can fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away. Take advantage of metro transit at Powell St & Geary Blvd Stop, Powell St & Post St Stop, and Powell St & O’Farrell St Stop.

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