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5 San Francisco hotels going for under $100 a night this summer

The Adrian Hotel in San Francisco has summer rooms listed for less than $100 per night. | Source: Google Street View

Thinking of making San Francisco your summer vacation destination and in need of a hotel room?

The City by the Bay has seen a drop in nightly hotel rates, according to a recent survey by

The survey examined 30 popular destinations in California and the average price for the cheapest available double room from July 1 to Aug. 31, 2023.

“With an average rate of just $115 per night, San Francisco in northern California emerged as the cheapest destination recorded in the survey—a 30% decrease compared with 2019,” the survey said.

San Francisco’s price contrasted with Carmel-by-the-Sea, which was the most expensive nightly rate at $305 per night.

The Standard perused various hotel booking websites—Expedia, Trivago,, and Priceline—finding a number of options for $100 or less per night near Downtown San Francisco on Friday, Aug. 3.

The Alexis Park Hotel at 825 Polk St.

Right in the heart of the Little Saigon neighborhood, rates for the Alexis Park Hotel showed $90 per night on Expedia, Trivago and

An Alexis Park manager who spoke to The Standard said the location of the hotel is just minutes from Union Square and the Financial District.

“We only have about 25 rooms here, so they go fast,” he said.

The Warfield Hotel at 118 Taylor St.

The Warfield Hotel at 118 Taylor St. in San Francisco | Source: Google Street View

Rates varied on different sites for the Warfield Hotel, with a $90 per night stay on Expedia, $78 per night on Trivago and as low as $71 per night on

The Warfield did not respond to a request for comment by publication time.

The Utah Inn at 504 Fourth St.

Just blocks from Oracle Park and San Francisco’s South Beach Harbor, a nightly stay at the Utah Inn will cost you $89 per night on both Expedia and Trivago, while Priceline shows the going rate for the first Friday in August at $80 per night.

The Utah Inn did not respond to a request for comment by publication time.

The Adrian Hotel at 493 Eddy St.

The cheapest hotel The Standard could find online was located right in the center of the often-maligned Tenderloin neighborhood. Although Google reviews by patrons admit the hotel is around homelessness, it is praised as being centrally located for those looking to spend a night in San Francisco but who don’t want to break the bank. Rates for the Adrian showed $82 per night on Expedia, $80 a night on and as low as $60 a night on Trivago.

The Adrian Hotel did not respond to requests for comment by publication time.

Attendees mingle at the Startup World Cup at the Marriott Marquis in Downtown San Francisco on Sept. 30, 2022. | Source: Kevin V. Nguyen for The Standard

Of course, there are still plenty of hotel rooms in San Francisco available for more than $100. Hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 5 Embarcadero Center were available for $189 per night on Expedia, and when The Standard checked on Saturday. One room at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis at 780 Mission St. was listed at $179 per night.

Both the Hyatt Regency Hotel San Francisco and the Marriott Marquis did not respond to requests for comment by publication time.