The Stanford Court

This Marriott property in affluent Nob Hill, near the gold rush–era Grace Cathedral, has the perks of a luxury hotel.

By , Monday, Oct 5, 2009, 4:45 PM

The Stanford Court

About this Hotel

Price From $149

'Hood Hilly and affluent Nob Hill, with luxury hotels and historic apartment buildings. The hotel is two blocks from the Gothic Grace Cathedral, a 19-century gold rush landmark, and a 10-minute walk to the Cable Car Museum.

The Gist The newly renovated Stanford Court wins raves from online reviewers for its 367 modern and spacious rooms, city and bay views (and views of the Transamerica Pyramid), and proximity to marquee attractions like the Ferry Building—a foodie haven known for artisanal food stalls and a twice-weekly farmer's market. Staff service is uneven, but there are luxury hotel perks like a new fitness center and a complimentary first-come, first-served car service.

Free Wi-Fi? No; costs $15 a day.

Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, Mastercard, Visa.

Thanks for Sharing Reader Elaine calls the Stanford Court "elegant and comfortable."