BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania
121 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-2835
Phone: 415/626-0200 | Fax: 415/863-2529 | 143 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
This unique city is awaiting your discovery and there's no better way to start exploring than from the comfortable room of your San Francisco hotel.
Market Street and the Civic Center are all right around the corner from your San Francisco SOMA hotel. If you're in town for business at the Moscone Center, a conference or convention, you're in the center of the city here.
AT&T® Park, Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39, Castro District, Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Lombard Street, the cable cars and Union Square all cause a big conundrum. Where do guests of this San Francisco hotel start? Maybe checking out a San Francisco Giants game is in order. There are several theater and concert venues nearby, so why not check out a show? There are also major shopping areas and restaurants within distance that demand a little attention.
Proximity to local attractions and transportation is just one reason why guests keep returning to BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania. The Moscone Center, where notable organizations including Apple and Oracle® host their annual conventions, draws a big crowd. Of course, the 49ers also bring in guests from around the country to nearby Candlestick Park. Checking out a show at SHN® Orpheum Theatre or SHN® Curran Theatre is a real treat.
Special events like the 34th America's Cup World Series, and Louis Vuitton Cup have helped define the city. Many guests of this San Francisco hotel are in town for Bay to Breakers, SF Pride Parade, Folsom Street Fair®, or the Chinese New Year Parade. The Marina, Pacific Heights, Mission Bay, and the Financial District also keep guests coming.
Business travelers are delighted with our comfortable guest rooms and complimentary high-speed Internet. This San Francisco hotel regularly hosts employees of the San Francisco Federal Building, U.S. Court of Appeals, Twitter®, Sega®, CNET Networks, Dropbox®, BitTorrent®, Yelp, Zynga®, Dolby®, Pintrest and Advent Software. Why not also check out the sights like The Embarcadero or Golden Gate Park at the end of the work day?
Book your room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania today! Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Exercise facilities
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Restaurant on-site
- Outdoor pool, heated open all year
- Exercise facility, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Guest laundry, one day service, charges may apply Monday through Friday
- Cocktail lounge, Custom Burger and Lounge
- Sightseeing tours, nominal fee
- Safe deposit box
- Business center, self service, two complimentary computers and one printer
- Stair stepper
- Stationary bike
- Elevator, two elevators available that go to all floors
- 24-hour front desk
- Concierge, at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Doctor on call
- Cable satellite television, flat Screen LCD television in all rooms
- Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee, $35 plus tax per night
- Ice/vending machines
- Valet parking, nominal fee, $35 plus tax per night Additional charge for oversized vehicles.
- Game room, board games and pinball machine available in game room
- Exterior corridor
- Dry cleaning
- Paid parking, nominal fee, Valet only, $35 per night plus tax. Additional charge for oversized vehicles.
- Heated pool
- Restaurant and bar, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner (charges apply)
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
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Longitude: 37.778805 / Latitude: -122.410125
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: The east. Take Interstate 80 West to the 5th Street Exit. Turn left on Harrison and make a right on 7th Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania.
From: The north. Take Highway 101 South to Van Ness. Follow Van Ness and turn left on Grove. Cross Market to 8th Street, turn left on Folsom, turn left on 7th Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania.
From: The south. Take Highway 101 North to the 7th Street Exit and make a left to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Americania.
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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Home to the San Francisco Giants, AT&T Park is a Major League Baseball Field set in San Francisco. Formerly Pacific Bell Park and SBC Park, AT&T Park was established in 2000, and can hold nearly 42,000 ball fans right on the San Francisco Bay in the South Beach neighborhood.
The park also features the San Francisco Giants Wall of Fame, the five monuments to the Giants’ all-time great players, and the famed right field wall – a standing commemoration to Willie Mays. Join Giants mascot Lou Seal for a ball game with the Giants.
When residents and visitors of San Francisco are ready for a great open-air venue, there's only one place to go. They head to Candlestick Park. The stadium is located south of San Francisco, along the San Francisco Bay in Candlestick Point.
"The Stick" was built in 1960 for Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants. Former Vice President Richard Nixon threw the first pitch on opening day. The Giants played in the stadium until 1999, when they moved to AT&T Park.
The American Football League's Oakland Raiders' last three games of the 1960 season and the 1961 season games, were played in the stadium. In 1966, The Beatles performed their last concert in the stadium. The San Francisco 49ers played their home games at the stadium until 2014.
A popular destination for seafood lovers, Fisherman's Wharf is located only minutes north of downtown San Francisco. You'll find it on the edge of San Francisco Bay, and it's a renowned tourist destination. The wharf is home to San Francisco's fishing fleet, as well as shopping, entertainment and world-class dining.
Many visitors enjoy a chartered Bay Cruise from the wharf, for a wonderful day on the ocean. Bring along the family for a fun-filled day at the wharf. Watching the sea lions clown around, visiting the Wax Museum or spend time in the Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39.
Stroll through the Ripley's Believe It of Not! Museum and be sure to sample the delicious Ghirardelli chocolate in Ghirardelli Square. There's plenty of fun to be had in Fisherman's Wharf.
Sitting at the south end of the Golden Gate Bridge, Fort Point National Historic Site offers stunning views of the bridge, San Francisco, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Once charged with protecting the city, the fort today features special programs and historical exhibits.
Take a guided or self-guided tour through the rooms and buildings of Fort Point and indulge in its history and legacy. Don't miss the Fort History tour, which covers in detail soldiers' lives, cuisine, and use of the cannons. Afterwards, the visitors' center offers plenty of multimedia presentations on the history of Fort Point.
One of the nations largest and most visited parks, Golden Gate National Recreation Area encompasses a collection of well-known San Francisco Bay area locations. The park extends north of the Golden Gate Bridge into Marin County and south to San Mateo County.
The designated park area includes nearly 60 miles of ocean and bay shoreline, beaches redwood forest and historic sites. Make the short drive in from San Francisco.
Popular Alcatraz is a unit of the Golden Gate NRA along with Muir Woods National Monument and the Presidio of San Francisco. Visitors to San Francisco will surely see much of the park-lands and visits to the historic and cultural sites are always rewarding.
Adventure seekers can hang glide off the cliffs at Fort Funston or kite-board off Crissy Fieldcoastline or you can simply relax and enjoy a walk or hike – Golden Gate National Recreation Area has just about everything.
Stretching from San Francisco to the southern reaches of Arizona, the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail is a 1,210-mile trail, and massive piece of U.S. history. Juan Bautista de Anza began the exploratory trek in 1774 across the Sonoran Desert, following the Colorado River. Anza completed his initial trip in 74 days. Check out the northern-most point of the trail in the Bay Area.
On Anza's second trip, his supply of horses and Texas Longhorn bulls and cows started the cattle and horse industry in California. They established the Presidio of San Francisco and the Mission San Francisco de Asis, which became San Francisco. Learn about the history of the trail during an auto tour along the historic trail, or stop to see the landmarks, sights and National Park Service reenactments.
Make the most of your next visit to the Bay Area with time spent at the Moscone Center. The largest convention and exhibition center in San Francisco, the Moscone Center is located just northwest of the I-80, on Howard Street, not far from 3rd Street.
Opened in 1981, the Moscone Center features an exhibit hall of more than 700,000 square feet in size. There are also 106 meeting rooms at the Moscone Center, totally 256,225 square feet. Throughout the year, you'll find a wide range of events, conventions, and banquets hosted at the Moscone Center. Some events include the San Francisco Summer Gift Fair, and the Women's Empowerment Summit.
A national landmark and premier outdoor destination, the Presidio of San Francisco is located in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area on the San Francisco Peninsula. This national landmark began as a fortified location for Spain in 1776, then for Mexico and finally for the United States in 1847. Active military use ended in 1989. In 1994, the National Park Service began to manage the Presidio.
Visit the Presidio Visitor Center exhibits to learn about its important history and take a few moments to learn about seacoast defense at the Battery Chamberlin, built in 1904. Enjoy a guided tour of Fort Point, a brick and granite fortification built in 1861. Have fun in the City by the Bay.
See some World War II history in the Bay. The Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park is a historical area in Richmond overlooking the San Francisco Bay Area near San Francisco. The park and memorial honors the "Rosies," a name given to the women who worked at the shipyards during the war.
The park also honors the legacy of the home front wartime efforts in the United States, especially including the contribution of African-American and other minorities. Today, visitors can take a self-guided audio tour in the restored Ford building, enjoy views of the bay, and more.
Located along the shoreline of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Neighborhood, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers views of the San Francisco Bay Area, a fleet of historic vessels moored at the Hyde Street Pier, and plenty of grassy area recreation.
At the park, explore the visitors' center, which tells the story of San Francisco's maritime heritage and preserves hundreds of historical maritime artifacts. Don't forget to visit the park's 1908 cannery warehouse, maritime museum, and the Balclutha ship.
Alamo Square Park, located west of San Francisco in the Western Addition neighborhood, is one of the two hundred parks maintained by the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.
This beautiful park is bordered by four city blocks, with spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline. Steiner Street on the east side of the park, is home to the famous "Painted Ladies," a row of Victorian homes.
While in this vibrant city, visit the park to capture a picture of these historic homes. Bring your tennis racket for a fun game of tennis or relax as the kids play on the playground.
While San Francisco receives thousands of visitors every year, each hoping to catch a glimpse of the history and culture of the city, there are those who choose to visit for a slightly different reason – golf. Travel into the City by the Bay, with your clubs, and book a tee time for the TPC Harding Park golf course.
You'll no doubt enjoy the lush, and expansive fairways across 18 holes and 6,743 yards at TPC Harding Park. Opened in 2003, TPC Harding Park was designed by Chris Gray. The course at TPC Harding features a slope rating of 124, with a course rating of 72.1, making it a fun challenge in the Bay Area.
Explore Union Square
Visit northern California soon and check out Union Square. It' a 2.6-acre shopping mecca in the heart of San Francisco. This popular one-block shopping plaza encompasses the largest collection of upscale boutiques, art galleries, department stores, tourist shops and salons in America.
This renowned shopping destination is one of the "premier shopping districts" in the world. Jump on a cable car and head to Union Square for a fun day in San Francisco.
Enjoy strolling through the variety of stores including Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Barney's New York, Neiman Marcus, H&M, Coach, Banana Republic and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Take a break from shopping by visiting one of the surrounding theaters and restaurants. The art sculptures on each corner of the square are a must-see.
Situated in the city of Berkeley, the University of California, Berkeley was established in 1868, and is widely known as Cal, or Berkeley. In the world of academia, Cal can claim faculty, researchers, and alumni who've won a total of 70 Nobel Prizes, and 45 MacArthur Fellowships.
Athletically, the Cal Golden Bears compete in the Pac-12 Conference and have won national titles in men's and women's swimming, baseball, and softball.
Visit the Bay Area and drive in from cities like San Francisco and Oakland. Be sure to visit the California Memorial Stadium during the fall to watch all the thrilling action of the college football. Basketball fans head to Haas Pavilion during the winter to catch all the slams, steals, and three-pointers as the men's and women's basketball teams play all their home games there.
Established in 1855, the University of San Francisco is set just minutes from downtown San Francisco in the Bay Area. A private university, USF features a modest, urban campus that totals 55 acres – in comparison, the UCLA campus is 419 acres. Many visitors into the Bay Area touring the campus enjoy many of the other attractions in San Francisco. Plan your day around visits to Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and Alcatraz.
Sports fans visitin from nearby Oakland, or Concord in luck during the winter, as the SFU Dons basketball teams, men's and women's, play all their home games at War Memorial Gymnasium. Spring visitors are sure to check out all the homeruns and stolen bases of the USF Dons baseball team – all home games are played at Dante Benedetti Diamon at Max Ulrich Field.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.02 mile(s) from Federal Building
- 0.02 mile(s) from 9th Circuit Court
- 0.30 mile(s) from Civic Center, City Hall, Asian Art Museum, Public Library, Symphony Hall, San Francisco Ballet, War Memorial Auditorium
- 0.60 mile(s) from Moscone Convention Center, Convention Center and adjacent Moscone West Facility
- 0.60 mile(s) from Museum of Modern Art, located Near Moscone Center and Yerba Buena Gardens
- 0.60 mile(s) from Yerba Buena Gardens, park, gardens, shops and museums located near Moscone Center and Museum of Modern Art
- 0.60 mile(s) from Metreon, movies, shops, restaurants, bars
- 0.60 mile(s) from Union Square Shopping, independent stores and restaurants as well as Westfield Shopping Center with Nordstrom and Bloomingdales
- 0.80 mile(s) from Chinatown, shopping, restaurants, historical value
- 1.00 mile(s) from Bay Bridge, bridge to Oakland/East Bay
- 1.20 mile(s) from AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants
- 2.00 mile(s) from Fishermans Wharf, shopping, restuarants, aquarium, historical value
- 3.00 mile(s) from Japanese Tea Garden, located in Golden Gate Park near the DeYoung Museum
- 3.00 mile(s) from Golden Gate Park, city's main park with biking, bison, lake, relaxing
- 4.00 mile(s) from Golden Gate Bridge, bridge to Sausilito/Marin
- 0.03 mile(s) from Westfield SF Centre, Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and many other stores at the Westfield SF Centre
- 0.06 mile(s) from Union Square, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and other world class shopping
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 1.00 mile(s) from University of California San Francisco, Mission Bay Campus and BioTech Park
- 10.00 mile(s) from University of California, located in Berkeley, across the Golden Gate Bridge
- Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this San Francisco, California hotel.
- Custom Burger & Lounge, on premises, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., all week.
- Across the street from Good Pizza, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
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Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near San Francisco. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
San Jose Flea Market
Up to 1,500 vendors sell their goods at San Jose's famous flea market. The market is open all day on Wednesdays, Fridays, and weekends.
Marin County French Market
The Marin Civic Center near Corte Madera hosts this outdoor and French-themed market the 2nd Sunday of each month.
2015 Jazz on the Plazz
Set at the Los Gatos Town Plaza, the annual Jazz on the Plazz celebration is held every Wednesday evening during the beautiful Los Gatos summer. Produced by Los Gatos Music & Arts, this weekly concert series features picnic spots and live jazz.
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
Relax and enjoy Shakespeare performances for the entire summer in San Francisco.
2015 Friday Nights @ OMCA
An inviting event held weekly at the Oakland Museum of California featuring local food trucks, regional craft beer tastings, live music, and special weekly events. The fun begins at 5 p.m. every Friday.
2015 Dancing Under the Stars
Reoccurring weekly, this event invites dancers of all skill levels to Jack London Square for an evening of free dance lessons and all-around fun. Each week brings a new theme. The fun begins at 8:30 p.m.
2015 Bites at the Lake: Mobile Food & Family Fun
Foodies won't want to miss this weekly event, held at the Lakeview Library Parking Lot in Oakland, featuring rotating local food trucks alongside family-friendly games and activities. The event begins at noon.
San Jose Jazz Festival
Over 100,000 visitors come to downtown San Jose to enjoy world-class jazz music.
2015 Oakland First Friday Festival
Just as the name would suggest, on the first Friday of each month, the KONO district in Oakland transforms into a cultural hub, teeming with galleries, street performers, food, live music, and much more. The event runs from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
2015 Woodminster Amphitheater Live Performances
The Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland's Joaquin Miller State Park is set to host the cult-classic musical, the Producers, for a handful of dates in August. Performances are on August 7th, 8th, and 9th, and 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th at 8 p.m.
2015 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
A three-day art and music festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco featuring renowned hip-hop, indie rock, and jam band musicians. Headliners include Mumford and Sons, Elton John, Kendrick Lamar, and more.
2015 National Poetry Slam
One of the world's largest poetry slam competitions comes to Oakland during this week-long event. The contest is held at various locations throughout Oakland, with special events including open mics, workshops, and showcases.
A fun-filled half-marathon traversing Oakland, culminating in a festival featuring live music and beverage gardens near City Hall in Frank Ogawa Plaza. Runners and spectators are welcome. The event begins at 7 a.m.
2015 Oakland's Chinatown Streetfest
Explore over 200 specialty vendors spread across Oakland's bustling Chinatown. There will also be live entertainment and plenty to see and do. Event start time is TBA.
UC Berkley hosts this free festival, set to include plenty of live music, festival food, and family-friendly games and activities. The festival begins at 10 a.m.
2015 Arts & Soul Festival
A two-day festival featuring tons of the Bay Area's finest food, artists, music, and more, all held in downtown Oakland. Other events include the Throwdown BBQ Competition, Turf Dance, and more, beginning at 6 p.m.
10th Annual Urban Wine Xperience
More than 20 East Bay wineries show off their best and brightest selections of find wines and desserts at the Market Hall in Jack London Square in Oakland. The corks come out at 1 p.m.
2015 Nature Friends Biergarten Fest
Enjoy massive quantities of authentic German food, brew, music, dance, and other cultural activities at the Oakland Nature Friends Tourist Club in Oakland. The suds start flowing and the polka starts playing at noon.
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