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San Francisco is notorious for expensive hotels, and so would be expected if one is staying directly downtown. But cheaper accommodations easily be found near the surround airports. Here are some great options to save money in good old San Francisco, CA.
Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge
It can be quite difficult to find inexpensive accommodations in San Francisco, but Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge is a great option. With rates generally under $200 per night depending on the season, the hotel is in a great location with a view of the Bay Area. Guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a swimming pool, and the 24 hour market pantry. Nearby attractions include the Emeryville Arena and the Paramount Theater.
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Guests at the Hyatt Regency Orange County will enjoy pillow-top mattresses, flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour gym, and two outdoor pools. Rates can range from $150-$450 per night depending on the type of room. There are standard rooms, suites, and even long-stay apartments. Families can request connecting rooms so parents and children can stay together while still having their own privacy. Inside suites, guests will have available amenities such as a sitting area, dining table, refrigerator, and a separate work station. Guests can participate in the hotel’s activities, such as yoga, evening s’mores, and cocktails.
Hilton Irvine Orange County Airport
If you’re flying into the John Wayne Airport, consider a stay at the Hilton Irvine Orange County Airport. With complimentary airport shuttle service and a location close to many attractions such as Huntington Beach, the Irvine Spectrum Center, and Disneyland. The hotel offers such amenities as a tennis court, a pool, and a fitness center. Each room contains a large flat screen TV, Hilton Serenity Beds, and a work desk. Guests will enjoy the Aura Bar & Grill as well as the hotel’s room service. Room rates are generally going to be under $200 per night, but this will depend on the season.
Wyndham Irvine Orange County Airport
The Wyndham Irvine Orange County Airport is a perfect option for business travelers. With a complimentary airport shuttle as well as a shuttle that runs to the surrounding hotel headquarters, travelers won’t need to rent a car. Besides business, nearby attractions include shopping, beaches, and amusement parks. The hotel provides guests free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and an indoor pool. Nearby attractions include Balboa Fun Zone and Disneyland. Decent rates can easily be found for under $200 per night.
Hilton Oakland Airport
For an inexpensive San Francisco area hotel with access to the downtown transit, check out the Hilton Oakland Airport. Nearby attractions include the Oakland Zoo, Oakland sport stadiums, and Jack London Square. The hotel has a complimentary shuttle to the BART system, giving guests access to downtown San Francisco. Guests can enjoy the heated outdoor pool, the sports bar, or play air hockey, foosball, and billiards. Rates can range from $150 and climb to over $400 per night depending on the time of year and type of room booked.