A view of the Fairmont Hotel can be seen from atop Nob Hill

The Fairmont Hotel - San Francisco

This famous hotel sits atop Nob Hill and is a San Francisco Favorite. We can tell you that the very first official hotel concierge in the United States came from this hotel and his name is Tom Wolfe, a wonderful man that is currently working at the hotel. The Main Lobby as a grand public space. Each of the hotel's spacious guestrooms and suites were also redecorated in elegant style. This hotel is close to both major cable car lines and crosses their famous intersection at California & Powell Streets.

Quick Facts:
Home of the first concierge
Opened in 1906
Atop Nob Hill

San Francisco, CA 94108 415-772-5136
Rates: Start at $429
San Francisco Tours

The Fairmont hotel is home to San Francisco's first glass elevator which carries people to the Crown Room at the top of the tower. The Fairmont's concierge desk offers San Francisco tours and you can order your San Francisco Comprehensive Shuttle Tours tickets from there. This hotel is close to the tour pickup spot.