Hotels A to Z
★★ The Archbishop's Mansion
CIVIC CENTER Built in 1904 for SF's
archbishop, this flamboyantly deco-
rated mansion is the most romantic
B&B in town. 1000 Fulton St. (at
Steiner St.) y 800/543-5820 or 415/
mansion.com. 15 units. Doubles
$145-$355 w/breakfast. AE, DC,
DISC, MC, V. Bus: 5, 22. Map p 140.
★ The Argent SOMA This cor-
porate hotel often has weekend and
holiday deals. Deluxe rooms above
the 15th floor are bigger and many
have great views. 50 3rd St. (at Mar-
ket St.) y 877/222-6699 or 415/974-
6400. www.argenthotel.com. 667
units. Doubles $179-$349. AE, DC,
DISC, MC, V. BART/Muni: Mont-
gomery St. Map p 139.
★★ = The Argonaut FISHER-
MAN'S WHARF The beautifully
restored 1907 building has vibrant
decor, a great location, and some
bay views. Best choice at the wharf.
495 Jefferson St. (at Hyde St.) y 866/
415-0704 or 415/563-0800. www.
argonauthotel.com. 252 units. Dou-
bles $199-$229. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V.
Bus: 10, 30. Cable car: Powell-Hyde.
Map p 140.
★★★ Campton Place Hotel
UNION SQUARE The epitome of
refined opulence and exclusivity.
Bathrooms, with Portuguese lime-
stone and deep soaking tubs, are a
dream. 340 Stockton St. (between
Post & Sutter sts.) y 800/234-4300
or 415/781-5555. www.campton
place.com. 110 units. Doubles
$345-$475. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. Bus:
2, 3, 4. BART/Muni: Montgomery St.
Cable car: Powell lines. Map p 139.
★ Cartwright Hotel UNION
SQUARE This old-time hotel redid
its cozy rooms in 2004. Bathrooms
The Nautical feel of the Argonaut is
fitting for this wharf-adjacent hotel.
are wee, but rates include a hearty
breakfast and evening wine hour.
524 Sutter St. (between Mason &
Powell sts.) y 800/227-3844 or 415/
com. 114 units. Doubles $119-$189.
AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. Bus: 2, 3, 4.
BART/Muni: Powell St. Cable car:
Powell lines. Map p 139.
★ Chancellor Hotel UNION
SQUARE A prime location makes
up for the plain decor, as do nice
touches like free coffee, apples, and
cookies, plus a menu of 12 pillows.
433 Powell St. (between Sutter & Post
sts.) y 800/428-4748 or 415/362-
2004. www.chancellorhotel.com. 137
units. Doubles $175. AE, DC, DISC,
MC, V. Bus: 2, 3, 4. BART/Muni: Mont-
gomery St. Cable car: Powell lines.
Map p 139.
★★ Clift Hotel UNION SQUARE
Hotelier Ian Schrager and designer
Philippe Starck created this über-hip
hotel with very modern furnishings