San Francisco Choice Hotels

by Santorini Dave • Updated: February 9, 2019

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Choice Hotels is a collection of good-value lodging options, primarily in the budget to moderate price range. The brands in this group include: Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, Clarion Hotels, Extended Stay, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, WoodSpring Suites, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels. If you’re looking for a dependable and cheap place to stay in San Francisco, these hotels are often a great (if unexciting) choice.

The 7 Best Choice Hotels in San Francisco

1. COMFORT INN BY THE BAY

Budget hotel offering free continental breakfast daily and hair dryers and ironing facilities in every room. Located a 2-minute walk (0.1 mile) to Lombard Street, an 11-minute walk (0.5 mile) to Ghiradelli Square, and steps to numerous restaurants and bars.

2. HTL 587, AN ASCEND HOTEL COLLECTION MEMBER

Value hotel located 3 blocks (0.2 mile, 5-minute walk) to the Asian Art Museum and a 17-minute walk (0.8 mile) to Union Square. All rooms include desks and tea/coffee makers, the front desk is staffed 24/7, and the hotel offers late check-out.

3. COMFORT INN & SUITES SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT WEST

Budget hotel located 2 miles (4-minute drive) from San Francisco International Airport with free airport transportation and free hot breakfast daily. Every room has a microwave and a refrigerator, and San Bruno Station is a 5-minute walk (0.2 mile) away.

4. QUALITY INN & SUITES (S. AIRPORT BLVD)

Economy hotel with free airport shuttle service located 2.9 miles (7-minute drive) from San Francisco International Airport and 10.6 miles (17-minute drive) from Downtown San Francisco. In addition to a complimentary breakfast buffet, the hotel has a fitness center and microwaves and refrigerators in all guestrooms.

5. QUALITY INN HALF MOON BAY

Value hotel with free breakfast and a fitness center, and all guest rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators. Located in Miramar, this hotel is a 6-minute walk (0.3 mile) to Roosevelt Beach and 26.5 miles (40-minute drive) from Downtown San Francisco.

6. CLARION HOTEL DOWNTOWN OAKLAND CITY CENTER

Budget hotel steps from a variety of restaurants, an 11-minute walk (0.5 mile) from the Oakland Museum of California, and 1 block (0.1 mile, 3-minute walk) from the 12th Street/Oakland City Center Station. Amenities include a gym, a business center, and free breakfast daily, and some suites feature an in-room whirlpool. Downtown San Francisco is a 15-minute train ride away.

7. QUALITY INN UNIVERSITY BERKELEY

Budget hotel 4 blocks (0.9 mile, 5-minute drive) from the University of California, Berkeley campus and the restaurants of Shattuck Avenue (1.6 miles, 7-minute drive). A free breakfast buffet is available daily, rooms feature refrigerators and microwaves, and the Downtown Berkeley BART station is an 12-minute walk (0.6 mile).

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