Best Rooms: Hotel des Arts is surrounded by the buildings, so you won't find much in the way of views.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Downtown San Francisco
0.44 mi from Telephone Pioneers Communication Museum
Best Rooms: Mystic Hotel is encircled by tall buildings, blocking any potential views of the city.
3 star hotel
Area: Lower Knob Hill
0.48 mi from Telephone Pioneers Communication Museum
Best Rooms: To enjoy a great view of Union Square Park, be sure to request a room on floors 12 - 15, facing Powell St.
3.5 star hotel
0.49 mi from Telephone Pioneers Communication Museum
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Mason Street on floors 6 and higher in the Main Building have the best partial city views and are available mainly as Historic Kings. Many Historic Kings also face Geary Street and have good street views. Rooms in the club building that face the pool are the other best options for views; these rooms are mainly available as Premier Kings.
4 star hotel
Area: Financial District
0.51 mi from Telephone Pioneers Communication Museum
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *20 through *30 (e.g. 1520, 1625, 1730) offer views of the bay. Keep in mind, however, that the hotel is angled. Rooms with balconies offer you the ability to step out and get a better view of the bay. The Regency Club levels are on floors 16 - 17.
Best Rooms: Though you won't find any sweeping views of the city, as the hotel is only 10 stories, the best city views are found from rooms overlooking Bush St., on floors 8 - 10.