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The Top Things to Do in San Francisco Are at our Doorstep

Explore one of the most electrifying destinations in the world from The Monarch Hotel. Located in the heart of downtown near Union Square, our boutique hotel puts the City by the Bay at your doorstep. Just outside our welcoming accommodations, you can discover amazing attractions like Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy incredible shopping and dining in Union Square and Chinatown.
Experience eclectic neighborhoods, music festivals, museums and entertainment, from the San Francisco Symphony to the Theater District.
Ride a cable car across town, or cruise to Alcatraz Island and take in beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Whether you're in to food, art, fashion or unique local experiences, the best things to do in San Francisco, CA are at your fingertips. 

Golden Gate Bridge

Experience this iconic architectural marvel that spans the San Francisco Bay by driving, walking, or biking across. The suspension bridge connects San Francisco to the Marin Headlands.

Fisherman's Wharf

This historic waterfront is a festive shopping, dining and entertainment destination with unique shops, restaurants, street performers, family activities, and year-round special events.

Union Square

Discover San Francisco's best mix of stores, shops, boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment in Union Square. Enjoy fashionable shopping, dining, and theater in this incredible district.

Pier 39

Home of a playful gang of sea lions, Pier 39 is one of the most popular family attractions in San Francisco. Enjoy seafood restaurants, shops, and fun activities, like the Aquarium of the Bay.

San Francisco Cable Cars

Ride a moving symbol of San Francisco and see the sights as the wind breezes through your hair. Hop aboard a historic cable car and discover this beautiful and vibrant city.


Cruise across San Francisco Bay to this infamous prison island and discover what life was like for prisoners and guards on "The Rock". Take a guided tour and see beautiful views of the skyline and bay.


Walk down historic alleyways to experience traditional Chinese culture. Go shopping at colorful markets and dine on delectable cuisine at the largest Chinatown in the country.