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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 1668 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 74%

Customer Travel Tips for San Francisco

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76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


19 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Mission district with its muruls.

Liked: The bike friendlyness

Disliked: Too expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Book your Alcatraz trip in advance, there was a 2 weeks wait for us. Avoid SoMa it is not a safe neighborhood.

Liked: I like the architectures and the famous place there. I like that there is a real public transportation system, it feels kind of a european city

Disliked: Tons of homeless people and drug addict.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Rent a bike and cross Golden Gate Bridge. The scenaries you will see are so fantastic.

Liked: Bike riding to Sausalito was fantastic.

Disliked: The weather was pretty cold even though it was August.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Stay away from the tenderloin

Liked: Weather was perfect, seems like a cool quirky city

Disliked: Homeless people everywhere, somewhat dirty, coffee was average at best

73% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
73% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in DownTown San Francisco or in a more luxurious neighbourhood. Stay away from Tenderloin at all cost, and watch out it is right behind union square and off of Market Street.

Liked: The high level of activity and the variety that one has in the city.

Disliked: The high amount of homeless people in every street and neighbourhood. There is no where for you to feel safer than other places.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
67% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: No comments

Liked: no comments

Disliked: No comments

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: get the most out of your time and explore the city and the general area.

Liked: sunny city welcoming to tourists.

Disliked: could be cleaner.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Just bring more money.

Liked: Nice weather. Many shopping spots and museum that is worthwhile to see.

Disliked: Safety at night.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Travel to the more suburban areas like the mission district and Haight- Ashbury.

Liked: I like the similarities between San Fran and Sydney- back home. The food is fresher than other places in the states, and people are generally more friendly.

Disliked: The amount of homeless people living on the streets. We felt unsafe in some areas, there was drug use going on constantly, and we were hassled a lot.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Get a day pass and ride the cable car as much as you can.

Liked: Cable car

Disliked: it is always windy

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Eat drink and have fun

Liked: Access

Disliked: Cleanliness

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


09 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: If you're travelling by public transport, ensure you find a decent map, preferrably with all the muni and bart lines to help you figure out where to catch which bus/train from. Avoid the Tenderloin area as it has a large number of homeless people and has a an unwelcoming vibe.

Liked: Culture, cosmopolitan vibe and liberal feeling. I loved the architecture and the character of so many of the districts in San Francisco. The weather has been nice during my stay here and added to the charm of this city.

Disliked: Parts of the city were a bit smelly and dirty. There are far too many homeless people here.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the Castro!

Liked: I loved the atmosphere and gay friendly vibes. The people staying in the hostel were also nice to hang out with.

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Spend the night in downtown sf

Liked: The atmosphere, shopping, dining and sightseeing.

Disliked: Traffic

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Prépare to walk the hills and rent a bike, its à good way to see san Francisco

Liked: Really nice city, différent from other big US cities

Disliked: Nothing

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


01 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a jacket

Liked: World class city, climate,

Disliked: After a couple of weeks 'm worn out

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Sausalito

Liked: It has a wonderful vibe about it, there is lots to do and the people are friendly.

Disliked: The homelessness is an issue but by no means was this the worst that I have experienced in North America.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


04 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Get a 1, 3 or 7 day visitor's pass for the transport. Can be purchased from the Visitor's Centre at Powell & Market (near the muni station entrance)

Liked: Castro and Mission areas are really enjoyable. Calafornia Academy of Sciences is excellent.

Disliked: How touristy Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf are.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: There is nothing to tell.

Liked: Chilling out at Fisher Man's Whalf and Pier 39 with some street musics.

Disliked: The weather; too windy!!

100% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Learn how to use public transportation it's very cheap and easy to use

Liked: I love how you don't need a car to get around

Disliked: The city smells

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85% Avg. city rating Rated by 1668 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 87%

Shopping 84%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 86%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 74%

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