Named on the National Register of Historic Places, this hotel offers Victorian charm combined with modern amenities and is located a short stroll from area attractions, including cable car lines. The Beresford Arms is situated within walking distance to Union Square, Chinatown, the Moscone Convention Center and San Francisco's financial district. With nearby cable cars, guests at the hotel can also easily visit Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. The hotel also offers free in-room wireless internet access in select rooms .

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Beresford Arms has been welcoming guests since 2 May 2008.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of San Francisco, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Room type
1 large double bed
2 large double beds
2 large double beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Yu-jung
    Early check-in, free breakfast and afternoon wine & tea.
  • Jacintal
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    We had a great stay. Our room was comfortable, spacious and clean. The location is central and an easy walk down to Union Square, with a good range of restaurants and eateries nearby.
  • Rob
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Very spacious rooms, comfortable beds, large bathroom. Good location.
  • Muhammad
    Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
    Found very well maintained, everything was ready, wifi password on printed paper was given without asking. Free complementary breakfast was given. I will love to stay again in this hotel.
  • Edward
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good location near Union Square. Very helpful staff especially on departure day. One thing that is odd and is probably US wide not hotel specific is that no cold milk was provided for adding to English breakfast tea. To some (British) it’s like...
  • William
    United StatesUnited States
    This is a beautiful historic property. If you like to stay in older hotels, then this is the right hotel for you.
  • Doubble
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Breakfast was basic, no much options but very good, room large and bed very comfortable.
  • Suzette
    United StatesUnited States
    Our check-in and valet parking experience was pretty good; there was a bit of a line--everyone at once--but was super quick once it was our turn. The room was quite large and the beds were very comfortable. Shower was amazingly powerful and bath...
  • Norman
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We had two rooms in the corner of the hotel so very large and private.
  • Brayden
    Had a huge family suite very good value. Complementary breakfast was nice. Fully equipped kitchen and large bathroom. Place was clean.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

  • How much is the parking. Where is the WiFi available

    Dear Guest, We do not have a shuttle that we own, but we do have companies we can recommend. Both Airport Express and Go Lorries charge $18 per perso..
    Answered on 28 February 2020
  • Is there central AC?

    Each room contains a fan in the closets however there is NO AC throughout the building.
    Answered on 25 June 2019
  • Have just come off international flt, can we please check in before 3

    Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Our standard check in time is 3 p.m. of the day that you arrive. Any early check in request is based on the av..
    Answered on 26 December 2019
  • How much is parking daily?

    Hotel provides valet service for all registered guests with charges. Standard size vehicle is $37/night plus tax, oversize vehicle is $45/night plus t..
    Answered on 26 December 2019
  • What are your parking costs?

    Dear Guest, Valet parking is available at our location for $37 per night plus tax for standard-sized cars, and $43 per night plus tax for over-sized ..
    Answered on 28 February 2020

Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of Beresford Arms

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Laundry
  • Heating
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Trouser press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Heating
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English

    Sustainable initiatives

    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

    House rules

    Beresford Arms takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 12:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 21


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.


    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Beresford Arms accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note guests travelling with pets must contact the hotel prior to arrival for approval.

    Guests under the age of 21 are only allowed to check-in with a parent or official guardian.

    Please note: Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed). Please call the property for current prices and information.

    Please note the property has limited amenities at this time (beginning 24 March 2020).

    Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about Beresford Arms

    • The prices at Beresford Arms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Beresford Arms offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Beresford Arms is 600 yards from the centre of San Francisco. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Room options at Beresford Arms include:

        • Double
        • Suite

      • Yes, Beresford Arms is popular with guests booking family stays.

      • Check-in at Beresford Arms is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.