Some schools provide an overnight stay in the dorms, but many do not. We have listed some hotels and motels convenient to metro area schools. Make your college visits productive and enjoyable as you and your family shop for the right school.
Greater San Francisco Hotels and Motels
Hotel Metropolis, San Francisco, CA

Formerly Hotel Oxford, the Hotel Metropolis is housed in a landmark building on the corner of Turk and Mason Streets, a classic example of colonial revivalist architecture from the 1930's.

Colum McCartan, from United Designers, has used its unique location just off Market Street as an inspiration for the loosely attributed theme of Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water. All the forces of nature as it were, gathered at the geographical heart of San Francisco, on the expanding edge of the Downtown Hotel District.

For reservations call: 800-553-1900
The Cartwright Hotel, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco's original boutique hotel, The Cartwright Hotel on Union Square, offers great location and personalized service at an outstanding value. Located on Union Square, San Francisco's most desirable area, The Cartwright Hotel is the perfect choice for both the leisure and business traveler. Ride to Fisherman's Wharf on the Powell Street Cable Car, just steps outside the door, or walk to the nearby Financial District, Chinatown and Moscone Convention Center. Spend the day exploring some of the world's finest shops, restaurants and art galleries surrounding the hotel - at The Cartwright there's something for everyone.
For reservations call: (800) 794-7661
The Warwick Regis Hotel, San Francisco
"A touch of Europe in the heart of San Francisco!" A stay at the Warwick Regis Hotel, be it an executive meeting, a family vacation, or a romantic get-away, will exceed every expectation. Whether it is the serene guest rooms, the lovely continental breakfast, the fully equipped board rooms or a candlelight supper at La Scene Cafe and Bar - you will find the level of style and serviced unmatched in San Francisco.
For reservations call: (800) 203-3232
Holiday Inn, San Francisco, CA
Located at the corner of Van Ness and California Street, the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway is easily within reach for both your business and leisure activities.
After a busy day, retreat to one of 500 tastefully decorated guest rooms - all offering spectacular views of either the San Francisco skyline or the Bay. And what better way to ease the tension of the day than with a dip in our heated outdoor pool.
Whether the function is business or social, the staff of dedicated professionals will assist in making sure that your event is perfect. Holiday Inn offers a variety of flexible meeting, banquet and conference rooms . . . designed specifically with your needs in mind.
For reservations call: (415) 441-4000
Hilton Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Located in the heart of the Theater District just two blocks from Union Square, the Hilton San Francisco is the largest hotel on the West Coast with close to 2,000 rooms. Dramatically and elegantly styled interiors feature marble, gleaming brass fixtures, paintings and valuable art objects. Towers Concierge Level accommodations are available. Multi-lingual staff; well-appointed accommodations with in-room refreshment centers, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers and guest voicemail message service. Five restaurants serve a mix of cuisines, ranging from casual to the landmark Cityscape Restaurant with California cuisine served in an intimate setting atop 46 stories with its 360 degree view of the water and the City by the Bay.
For reservations call: (415) 771-1400
Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Experience the grandeur of a premier hotel and the convenience of San Francisco's most preferred address: the Grand Hyatt San Francisco.

Overlooking historic Union Square, the city's most exclusive and elegant shopping area, the hotel is located in the heart of the city, minutes from the Financial District and Moscone Convention Center. Just outside, cable cars take you to Chinatown, Northbeach, Fisherman's Wharf, Chirardelli Square and The Cannery. Let Hyatt's professional concierge help you with arrangements for theater tickets, leisure and sport activities.
For reservations call: (415) 398-1234