Best Rooms: Sumner House SF is encircled by several other buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
4 star hotel
0.35 mi from Defenestration Building
Best Rooms: For city or partial bay views, ask for a room on or above floor 20.
Best Rooms: Surrounded by taller buildings, the hotel doesn't offer any real views. That said, rooms overlooking Powell or Cyril Magnin Street offer better views of the surrounding area.
3.5 star hotel
0.39 mi from Defenestration Building
Best Rooms: To find partial views of downtown, request a room facing 8th St. on floors 8 - 14.
Best Rooms: There are no real views offered at this hotel, as it's situated next to Ellis St.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Howard St. offer views of the bay, better from floors 25 - 28. The north side of the hotel has limited views due to obstruction from the neighboring St. Regis Hotel. The Fabulous Corner Rooms, ending in *02 (e.g. 2002, 2102), have great views of the bay out of one window and AT&T Ballpark from the other.
4 star hotel
0.56 mi from Defenestration Building
Best Rooms: The building is only 7 stories high, so you won't get much in the way of views here. However, ask to be on the higher floors (floors 5 and up) for limited city views.