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Your Complete San Francisco Shopping Guide

Did someone say San Francisco shopping?! From vintage shopping in Haight-Ashbury to the high-fashion department stores of Union Square, San Francisco offers many different neighbors for all types of shopping.

Union Square

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The Crown Jewel of San Francisco Shopping

With its luxury stores, local boutiques, and major department stores, Union Square is one of the city’s top shopping destinations. It has a store for everyone, whether you’re looking for new clothes, home goods, or to purchase a designer handbag. After all, that shopping, stop for a bite at one of Union Square’s great restaurants.

1 mile from the hotel

Union Street

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Art Galleries, Fine Jewelry, and Plenty More

The Union Street Shopping District contains some of San Francisco’s top restaurants, art galleries, jewelry stores, and chic boutiques. Union Street is rather long, so plan on spending a half a day exploring the street. And don’t miss its cross streets, where you can discover some hidden gems off the main boulevard. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the many great restaurants and cafés of Union Street – which is simply icing on the cake!

1 mile from the hotel

Ghirardelli Square

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A Former Chocolate Factory Turned Shopping Mall

This former chocolate factory is one of San Francisco’s prettiest shopping malls. It dates back to 1864 when it was a factory that made Civil War uniforms and then became the former chocolate and spice factory of Domingo Ghirardelli. It still makes and sells small amounts of chocolate, but its big attraction is the old-fashioned ice cream parlor. Located on Fisherman's Wharf, stores range from a children’s club to cards and stationery to a doggie boutique. Just recently, the Ghirardelli Square underwent a major face-lift, which brought free WiFi to the shopping mall. For restaurant options, there’s now an English tea experience, a wine bar, a cupcake bakery, and an elegant Vietnamese restaurant.

1 mile from the hotel

Westfield San Francisco Centre

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Shop Til You Drop with Over 200 Stores!

Westfield Centre offers upscale urban shopping in San Francisco. Just two blocks from Union Square, this iconic nine-story shopping mall offers the ultimate style collection with more than 200 shops and restaurants, including brands Burberry Brit, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, and more. Its anchors are Nordstrom and Bloomingdale’s, as well as Century Theatres with 9 screens and 2XD screens, a Bristol Farms grocery store, and a branch of San Francisco State University. Burke Williams Day Spa, the city’s largest day spa, also offers a soothing ambiance and full-service treatment menus.

Less than 2 miles from the hotel

Chestnut Street

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A Mix of Sophisticated Shops and Dining Outlets

Chestnut Street is composed of an assorted collection of shops, restaurants, coffee houses, and beauty services. While featuring a sophisticated atmosphere, the street also has a neighborhood vibe. Visitors will frequently find the street bustling with people as they meet friends for coffee or shop for the latest trends. Its stores include BeneFit Cosmetics, Pottery Barn, Papyrus, and more.

Less than 2 miles from the hotel


embarcadero shops and events in san francisco

100 Retail Shops, a Cinema, and Festivals All Year Long

Embarcadero Center offers boutiques, restaurants, and popular local events all year long. Known for its diverse business and entertainment facilities, the Embarcadero Center also features a five-screen cinema, over 100 retail shops, and many restaurants. With more than 125 stores on three levels and seasonal concerts, festivals, and art shows, its one of the top San Francisco shopping destinations.

Less than 2 miles from the hotel

Fillmore Street

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Stylish Yet Practical Shopping in San Francisco

With its energetic mix of classic stores and one-of-a-kind shops, Fillmore Street offers a more down to Earth shopping district. Browse through your favorite stores like Eileen Fisher or M.A.C, or venture into one of their boutique shops. Fillmore Street also features a number of outdoor cafés and restaurants, including coffee spots and yogurt stands. Don’t miss its annual Summer Jazz Festival, drawing in amazing talent and entertainment!

2 miles from the hotel


haight-ashbury shopping district

Hippy Apparel and High-End Vintage Stores

Haight Ashbury is the epicenter of the hippy culture in San Francisco. Taking you back to the 1960’s, visitors can still experience this flower power era among the many of the shops on Haight Street. Mixed in between those shops, guests will also find high-end vintage stores, exclusive boutiques, and many hip restaurants.

3 miles from the hotel


hotels near chinatown san francisco

The Largest Chinese Community Outside of Asia

Find some of the best San Francisco shopping in Chinatown, the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. Located near Union Square, Chinatown is best to experience on foot so that you can explore the produce markets, numerous alleys, and dim sum restaurants. Visit the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, where 20,000 fortune cookies a day are made two women. To truly experience Chinatown, be sure to visit the produce and live markets that line Stockton Street on a Saturday afternoon. That is where many locals do their shopping in San Francisco.

1 mile from the hotel

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