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Attractions Near One of the Best San Francisco Hotels - Union Square, Golden Gate Bridge & More!

Steps away from the Majestic are the cultural experiences of Japantown comprised of specialty shops, world class cuisine, and state-of-the-art Sundance Kabuki Theaters. The historic jazz-inspired, Fillmore District, best known for its live music, boutique shops and eclectic cuisine are only a few minutes away. Convention travelers have easy access to Moscone Convention Center, where the City’s major conventions take place.

The rest of the City is at your disposal if you’re staying at one of the best San Francisco downtown hotels the City has to offer; you can choose to stroll the scenic streets or ride the historic San Francisco Cable Cars which transport you to world famous Fisherman's Wharf. And from the wharves, you will have an easy access to ferry rides to the world famous Alcatraz Island, and enjoy the views on board the ferry while en route to the scenic town of Sausalito located just across the Bay.

Public transportation is available just outside the Hotel Majestic to provide you with easy access to the world famous Golden Gate Bridge, the newly constructed California Academy of Sciences Museum, de Young Museum, Conservatory of Flowers and the peaceful Japanese Tea Garden all located in the beautiful Golden Gate Park; just minutes from the historic San Francisco Opera House and Civic Center, the colorful Chinatown, the scenic Marina district, Lombard “Crooked” Street, and even the popular Haight-Ashbury area. The Hotel Majestic is one of the best hotels in San Francisco, California that tourists and residents can rely on for the best sights to see and places to visit.

Finally, just outside of the San Francisco Bay Area to the North, are the luscious vineyards of Napa Valley and the scintillating wines of Sonoma County less than an hour's drive from the Hotel Majestic. A couple of hours to the South are the beaches of Santa Cruz, California  and the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium, the 17-Mile Drive in Monterey-Carmel area, and just driving along one of the most scenic highways lining the Pacific Coast offering spectacular scenic vistas too are a great way to do sightseeing while staying at the Hotel Majestic. Come stay at this romantic location considered to be one of the finest boutique hotels in San Francisco!

Union Square

It got its name from the US Civil War rallies held in the area. This historic plaza is home to popular shopping centers and public art. Hotel Majestic is only one mile away from this plaza.

Golden Gate Bridge

Considered as the world's most beautiful suspension bridge, and also a San Francisco icon. This iconic suspension bridge links the city of San Francisco to Marin County, heading towards Napa Valley.  The brilliant Golden Gate Bridge is only ten minutes away from the Hotel Majestic.

Golden Gate Park

This large urban park houses many smaller attractions such as the California Academy of Sciences, Conservatory of Flowers, De Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Stow Lake, and many more.


This San Francisco attraction is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. It’s colorful shops and restaurants are a unique walking experience.

California Academy of Sciences

This is among the largest natural history museums in the world. It features a 75-foot planetarium, a state-of-the-art aquarium, and more.

Lombard Street

One of the steepest hills in San Francisco, this famous winding slope that snakes around beautiful Victorian mansions gave Lombard Street its epithet as "The Crookedest Street In The World."   


A mile and a half off the San Franciscan coast, Alcatraz Island or "The Rock" is the infamous former United States Federal prison, which held the most notorious prisoners in the country. Guided tours of this historic landmark can be taken by ferry boat off the docks of Fisherman’s Wharf.

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf

The epicenter for seafood restaurants, fishing boats, harbor cruise boats, gift shops and numerous attractions, known as Fisherman’s Wharf, is a short ride away by MUNI Bus or a Cable Car located nearby from the Hotel Majestic.