Best Rooms: Cornell Hotel is encircled by equally tall buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
Best Rooms: Hotel des Arts is surrounded by the buildings, so you won't find much in the way of views.
3 star hotel
Area: Lower Knob Hill
0.32 mi from Kong Chow Temple
Best Rooms: The hotel is only 8 floors high, so the views from the rooms are usually of the surrounding buildings. That said, for a partial view of the city, ask for a room on the west side of the hotel facing Mason St.
Best Rooms: Inn At Union Square is encircled by equally tall buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
Best Rooms: Luxury Suites, Studio Suites and the Executive Rooms are all available with views of the Bay. For a Studio Suite with a view of the Bay, request a room ending in *06 (e.g. 1506 or 2106). These rooms are very large and offer great views.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Mason St. that end in *09, *10, *12 and *14, from floors 9 - 12 (e.g. 910, 1112), offer nice city views.