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Things to Do in Pacific Heights, San Francisco

Surrounded by the Best of Local Attractions

When you stay at the Hotel Majestic, all of San Francisco’s iconic attractions and things to do are at your doorstep, with many just minutes from the hotel.

The historic jazz-inspired, Fillmore District, best known for its live music, The Fillmore theater, numerous boutique shops and eclectic cuisines are only a few minutes away from the hotel. Owing to its close proximity, event goers at the Regency Ballroom have made the historic Hotel Majestic their favorite place to stay for years.

Stroll along the scenic streets or ride the historic San Francisco Cable Cars that transport you to world-famous Fisherman's Wharf, where Alcatraz, Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square await. Boutique shopping, waterfront dining, exquisite seafood, and cruises with picturesque bay views as well as tours of the Alcatraz Island, here you will find something for everyone. There are also the scenic towns of Sausalito and Tiburon located just across the Bay in Marin County.

San Francisco MUNI bus lines 2 and 3 are available just outside the Hotel Majestic. They both provide you with easy access to various locations in and around the city center and to the world famous Golden Gate Bridge, the bustling Union Square, the colorful Chinatown, Coit Tower, Marina District, Lombard “Crookedest” Street, Twin Peaks, and the culturally hip Haight-Ashbury are just minutes away. The newly constructed California Academy of Sciences Museum, de Young Museum, Conservatory of Flowers and the peaceful Japanese Tea Garden. All of these terrific attractions are located in the beautiful Golden Gate Park. 

Golden Gate Bridge

Considered as the world's most beautiful suspension bridge, it’s 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.

The Presidio Golf Course

Its gorgeous forest setting and challenging holes distinguish this golf course from the competition. Now open to the public, the Presidio Golf Course also offers a full-service restaurant, a driving range and an award-winning golf shop.

Fisherman's Wharf

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

Japantown

Steps away from the Majestic are the rich cultural experiences of Japantown, comprising six blocks of authentic specialty shops, world-class restaurants, classic Japanese architecture, bookstores and the state-of-the-art Sundance Kabuki Theater. There’s even a traditional Japanese bathhouse offering saunas, massages, facials and baths.

San Francisco Symphony

Since 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been providing great concerts for residents and visitors to enjoy. From the classics to new music, this wonderful symphony has numerous Grammy awards and other outstanding recognitions for its exemplary work. In addition to its many performances, the orchestra is dedicated to providing considerable educational opportunities to San Francisco’s schools.

San Francisco Opera

Founded in 1923, the San Francisco Opera has a long history of dazzling its audiences. With a great reputation for commissioning many world premieres, this outstanding opera has trained some of the most talented artists. For these reasons and much more, the opera company is regarded as one of the world’s best.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Offering unique collections, dynamic exhibitions and programs designed to engage the public; this exemplary museum is always looking for new ways to view the changing world. This popular attraction puts an imaginative spin on how modern art is created.

Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

As one of the most recognizable structures in San Francisco, the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre has been used in numerous films and television programs throughout the years. But it also hosts an exciting range of great performances for every taste and style.

The Warfield Theatre

Widely seen as a beloved San Francisco institution for nearly a century, The Warfield theatre is a true classic. Its ornate style, charm and elegance have drawn great entertainers from Charlie Chaplin and Louis Armstrong to Bob Dylan and U2. Plus, the delightful history of The Warfield continues as a terrific range of amazing acts perform for San Francisco locals and visitors alike.

AT&T Park

San Francisco's iconic AT&T Park is just a short cab ride away from the Hotel Majestic. AT&T ballpark is primarily used for hosting Major League Baseball games. It is located in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco at 24 Willie Mays Plaza, which can be found at the corner of Third and King Streets. In addition, it has served as the home of the San Francisco Giants since 2000.

St. Mary’s Cathedral

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, also known locally as Saint Mary's Cathedral, is just a couple of blocks away from the Hotel and is a local landmark.

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.

The Fillmore District

Looking for a vibrant, cultural scene? Then you don’t need to go any further than the Fillmore District. For live music, an eclectic array of restaurants and great shopping options, you will take great pleasure in visiting this community for its rich experience.

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.

Chinatown

This San Francisco attraction is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. Its 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."  

Alcatraz

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.

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