HOTEL MARK TWAIN

345 Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94102 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.0 Star Downtown Hotel in San Francisco County
37.78571-122.41128
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3.5/ 5

Based on 476 guest reviews

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  • The Avg. Group Discount is 8.7%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 115 rooms
  • 9 floors in hotel
  • 5 suites in hotel
  • Check out time: 12:00pm
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check RatesAAA AARP Standard Double Beds Plantation Shutters Ceiling Fan 42 Inch TV Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Available Deluxe King Bed Premium Bedding Ceiling Fan 42 Inch Flat Screen Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Available Deluxe Queen Bed Premium Bedding Ceiling Fan 42 Inch Flat Screen Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Available Standard Double Beds Plantation Shutters Ceiling Fan 42 Inch TV Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesBest Available Standard Queen Bed Plantation Shutters Ceiling Fan 42 Inch Flat Screen Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate Deluxe King Bed Premium Bedding Ceiling Fan 42 Inch Flat Screen Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCorporate Deluxe Queen Bed Premium Bedding Ceiling Fan 42 Inch Flat Screen Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Double Room 2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room 1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Union Square (3 Blocks), Cable Car, BART (train), Shopping, Moscone Convention Center all within walking distance

Our Hotel Planner Expert Reviews of Hotel Mark Twain

Our expert hotel planners periodically visit and review the hotels we represent in person. This is the most recent visit:
"Comfortable, budget-friendly option, great location!"
Overall Score3.5/ 5
The Hotel Mark Twain is a small, casual, comfortable hotel in the heart of San Francisco. Their main feature is their location - the hotel is walking distance (just a few blocks) from Union Square, the cable cars on Powell, and the Moscone Convention Center. The accommodations are simple, and have a cozy, homey feel to them. The price is very fair for the location, and the staff is friendly. This will not be the hotel you hang out in during your trip, but it will be a comforting place to come back to at the end of the day. I was also pleasantly surprised by their on-site restaurant and bar, which seems like a solid, trendy place to have dinner. Don't forget to ask a staff member about their 'secret garden' - a little urban oasis hidden in the back of the hotel.
Aria T., a local HotelPlanner San Francisco expert from US flag
13-Nov-2013 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Hotel Mark Twain

3.5 out of 5.Based on 476 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Renovated in August 2014, the Hotel Mark Twain offers a modern expression of a vintage era, providing its guests convenience and comfort with its tufted chairs, large work area, whimsical art and wireless internet. The hotel also features a TechBar with complimentary iPad usage and a private Hummingbird Garden.Literally in the heart of San Francisco, the Mark Twain is just two blocks to cable cars and Broadway-style theatres and three blocks to Union Square's shopping, restaurants and Chinatown. The concierge-trained front desk staff can assist with tours, shuttles and restaurant suggestions. Fitness room on-premises. Guest rooms all coffee makers with complimentary coffee/tea, iron/ironing boards. Complimentary wireless high speed internet available throughout property. Meeting/banquet facility can accommodate up to 25 persons. Fish & Farm Restaurant on-site open for dinner 7 nights a week with lobby bar Happy Hour 4pm-6pm daily.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00pm
Check Out:12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation:2014
Floors:9
Rooms:115
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:115
Handicap Rooms:4
Suites:5
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:2
Meeting Space:480 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 25 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:4pm-midnight
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
group cancellation 30 days in advance.
Nightly Parking:$38
Total Taxes:16.25%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax:14.00%
City Tax: 2.25% (SF Tourism Tax)
Parking Fee:38.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.50 Per Person
Additional Person Fee:15.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:17.50 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:25.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Dogs only- additional fees apply


  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Valet Parking is $38+ tax standard size vehicle with 24-hour accessibility and in/out priviledges; Hotel tax is 16.25%. SFO airport is 13.3 miles. OAK airport is 18.3 miles. Shuttle is Available for both airports for a fee. Taxi to SFO = $40-50 Taxi to OAK = $50-80

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast can be arranged for an additional fee.

Seasonality and Projections at Hotel Mark Twain

Rate fluctuations of Hotel Mark Twain

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both our group prices and the best individual traveler prices our rate checker could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The best group discount displayed is 24.1% in the month of June 2015 and the highest average individual rate is $270 in the month of April 2015. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Hotel Mark Twain in a month when rates are lower.

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