The Palace Hotel is 4.4 miles away from Golden Gate Park.

Considered one of the best spa hotels in San Francisco, the Palace Hotel offers visitors to the city the ideal place to get pampered during their stay. From relaxing massages to a session in the eucalyptus sauna, you’ll be surprised what awaits you at this historic hotel that dates back to 1909. The historic atrium-style Garden Court with its breathtaking stained-glass dome and Austrian-crystal chandeliers are also a draw. The central downtown location of the hotel additionally provides easy access to nearby attractions. Guests also enjoy the convenience of BART system trains that stop directly in front of the hotel.

The 552 guestrooms at the hotel offer the allure of 14-foot ceilings with mahogany furniture. Room amenities include 37-inch flat-panel televisions and refrigerators. When tired, guests retire to beds with plush-top mattresses, luxury 300-thread-count Frette Italian linens, and down duvets. The bathrooms are outfitted with pedestal sinks, massage showerheads, and designer toiletries.

During their stay, guests of the Palace Hotel are treated to:

• Live jazz music at the Pied Piper Bar
• A health club on the fourth floor with skylit lap pool, sauna, and fitness center
• Palace Jazz Brunch every Sunday with music, fresh seafood, Asian specialties, and dessert buffet
• California cuisine at Maxfield’s Restaurant
• Sushi and sashimi at Kyo-ya for lunch and dinner on weekdays

Transportation from Palace Hotel to Golden Gate Park

1. Car or Taxi

One of the best ways to drive from Palace Hotel to Golden Gate Park takes 15 minutes to complete.

Start by heading east on Bush Street toward Mason Street. Make the first right onto Mason Street, followed by a right turn onto Geary Street. Turn left onto Stanyan Street, and the park is on the right.

2. Bike

The following route is just one of the ways to reach Golden Gate Park from the Palace Hotel. This 29-minute bike ride will take you through the Panhandle.

Start by heading east on Bush Street toward Mason Street, and then turn right onto Mason St. When you reach Market Street, make a right turn, and then turn right onto McAllister Street. Make a left turn onto Baker Street, followed by a right turn onto San Francisco Bicycle Route 30. Turn right to stay on San Francisco Bicycle Route 30, and then make a left turn onto Fell Street. A right turn onto Stanyan Street brings you to your destination to the left.

3. Bus

To reach the park from the hotel, taking the 71-bus route (Haight-Noriega – Direction: the Sunset District) eliminates the need to transfer or use more than one modes of transportation. The bus departs from Market Street and 5th Street (about a 9-minute walk from the hotel), and arrives at Haight Street and Stanyan Street. The total trip is about 34 minutes long.

Contact Details

Address: 2 New Montgomery Street
Phone Number: (415) 512-1111