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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?

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 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
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • 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
  • Laundromat
  • Doctor on call
  • Cable satellite television, flat Screen LCD television in all rooms
  • Parking for physically challenged, 24-our, nominal fee
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Valet parking, nominal fee nightly parking charges apply/extra charge applies for SUV's, Minivans, and oversized vehicles.
  • Treadmill
  • Game room, board games and pinball machine available in game room
  • Catering
  • Exterior corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • Dataports
  • Paid parking, 35 USD nominal fee, Valet parking available (nightly parking charges apply / extra charge applies for SUV's, Minivans, and over sized vehicles).
  • Sundeck
  • Motor coach parking, nominal fee of $150.00
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Courtyards

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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

Alcatraz Island National Historic Landmark

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

Alcatraz Island National Historic Landmark

Visit Alcatraz Island National Historic Landmark, located in the San Francisco Bay, to enjoy a partially self-guided tour of the military and federal prison. Visitors arrive by ferry, offered every half-hour from San Francisco. The ferry ticket price also includes the cellhouse audio tour. Spend as much time as your schedule allows, to learn of the rich history on the island.

Learn about the military history, "the Rock" escapes and the American Indian occupation in 1964 and 1969-1971. Notable prisoners include Al Capone, who spent five years in the Rock.

The island is also the site of the first lighthouse on the west coast. This historic site has been operated by the National Park Service since 1972. Ferry back to the mainland and enjoy a comfortable night's lodging with Best Western hotels.

AT&T Park

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 – and choose from many Best Western hotels in San Francisco.

Candlestick Park

When residents and visitors of San Francisco are ready for great football action, 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. Since 1971, the National Football League's San Francisco 49ers have played their home games at the stadium. It remains the only stadium in the National Football League that started as a baseball facility, undergoing renovations for football. While in the San Francisco area, choose Best Western hotels for comfortable accommodations and superb guest services.

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf, located on the edge of San Francisco Bay, is 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. Kick back for a restful night's sleep as a guest of one of the area Best Western hotels.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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.

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.

Half Moon Bay Golf Links

Half Moon Bay Golf Links is ranked as "One of the Best 18 Holes in the Country" by Golf Digest magazine. This top-ranked championship golf club in Half Moon Bay, features two award-winning courses: the Old Course and Ocean Course. Golfers have enjoyed playing golf in this incredible setting, overlooking scenic Pacific Ocean for over 30 years.

Take a break from the course to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the on-site Mullins Bar & Grill. Consider hosting your next special event in the spacious club house - a perfect venue for wedding receptions, banquets and fundraisers. While in the San Francisco Bay area, rest comfortably with Best Western hotels.

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

The Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail is a 1200-mile trail extending from Nogales, Mexico through Southern California and the California's Central Coast region. 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. 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. Choose one of several Best Western hotels for excellent guest services and comfortable accommodations.

Moscone Center

The largest convention and exhibition center in the city, the Moscone Center is located in San Francisco, the cultural and economic center of the Bay Area.

Presidio of San Francisco

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. Convenient lodging is available throughout San Francisco with Best Western hotels. Have fun in the City by the Bay.

The Painted Ladies at Alamo Square Park

The City by the Bay is home to many wonderful parks, museums and landmarks, including the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Alcatraz Island National Historic Landmark. 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. These beautiful homes have been featured in numerous television shows, commercials and movies. They have become some of the city's best-known landmarks.

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. After touring the city, settle down for the night in a local Best Western guest room and enjoy comfortable accommodations.

Union Square

Union Square is 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. Enjoy a wonderful night's rest at one of several area Best Western hotels.

University of California, Berkeley

Situated in the fine 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.

Visitors from nearby cities like San Francisco and Oakland are 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.

University of San Francisco

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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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:

May 2014

Tuesdays and Saturdays
May 3 - October 28, 2014

Napa Farmers Market

The south parking lot at 500 First Street in Napa hosts this market full of fresh produce, handmade crafts, and gourmet food. Vendors open at 12:30.

August 2014

August 27 - September 14, 2014
Wicked Elphaba and Glinda take the stage at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Show times vary.

September 2014

September 13-14, 2014
Capitola Art & Wine Festival Capitola Village fills with music, food, art, and wine during this family fun event. There will be a Children’s Art Area, local performances, street acts, and live music all weekend starting at 10 a.m.
September 27-28, 2014
Jelly Belly Candy Palooza Pay a visit to the Jelly Belly Factory and Visitor Center for a day of fun events and activities for the whole family. There will be rides and games for the kids and wine and chocolate paring for the adults. The fun begins at 10 a.m.
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