The Inside Scoop by our Local Expert
The TransAmerica Pyramid is the tallest and most recognizable skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. It has become an important landmark and tourist destination for many travelers in the area. Staying in San Francisco is quite pricey, especially for a downtown property closest to the TransAmerica Pyramid. The Grant Plaza Hotel is one such downtown property that is more budget-friendly and less than half a mile from the landmark. It is also right next to Chinatown, about 3 blocks from Union Square, 1 block away from the Cable Car line, and close to many other great locations. Amenities include free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, basic but comfortable rooms, and the hotel has a special daily parking rate at a nearby garage. The Baldwin Hotel is another ideal stay located in the downtown area with free Wi-Fi, free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate 24/7 in the lobby, spacious guestrooms, and close to Union Square, Chinatown, and within walking distance to the TransAmerica Pyramid. Stay in the heart of San Francisco and experience the beauty of the city all at an excellent value.