When you think of San Francisco, you probably don't think of romance. In fact, many people think of Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge and lots of fog. But it's important not to forget about the city's steep rolling hills, beautiful construction, and comfortable year-round temperatures. September is the perfect time to visit the city, with an average temperature of 62.7 degrees Fahrenheit. If you're traveling here with a signficant other, make sure to visit these romantic hot spots.
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
With more than 500 elegantly decorated rooms, your special someone will be blown away when staying at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Rooms feature impressive views of your surroundings, and you'll be conveniently located near the American Conservatory Theatre as well the Curran Theatre, so make sure to check out a Broadway show. After the two of you spend the day touring the city, you can come back to your hotel for a relaxing massage at the spa and a tasty beverage at the Kanapai Lounge.
The Fairmont San Francisco
If you're wanting to treat your special someone to VIP treatment, come to The Fairmont San Francisco. With first-class service provided to all guests, there's no need to worry about carrying your luggage to your room. Boasting luxury linens, a sports bar on the terrace level and a state of the art fitness facility, you and your loved one won't run out of exciting ways to spend time together. Do be prepared, however, to pay big bucks for a room at this hotel, with room rates usually ranging from $300 to $600 a night.
Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
When it comes to romance on a budget, the Hotel Rex, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to book a room. This hotel is especially appealing to wine and book lovers. With easy access to lots of nearby attractions, including the Financial District, Hotel Rex makes for a great place to stay when bringing your special someone with you on a business trip to San Francisco.
Harbor Court Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel
When staying in a Kimpton Hotel, you can rest assured you'll be enveloped in luxury. With designer toiletries and premium bedding, both of you will feel right at home at the Harbor Court Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel. You can enjoy trips to local attractions and restaurants in limos offered through the hotel, with some of the most romantic eateries being Bix, Acquerello and Kokkari Estiatorio.
The Scarlet Huntington Hotel
Heavily influenced by Chinese art, the decor at The Scarlet Huntington Hotel surrounds you with bold colors, lux linens and breathtaking architecture. To enjoy a nice day of shopping with your special someone, you'll only need to travel a short five blocks. Featuring its own restaurant and bar, there's no reason to leave The Scarlet Huntington Hotel to have a romantic time.
Don't forget to check out Hipmunk's travel city guide to San Francisco. And make sure to use Hipmunk to book your next romantic getaway.
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