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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 located 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 .

This is our guests' favorite part of San Francisco, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Beresford Arms has been welcoming guests since May 2, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of San Francisco, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.6

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


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4 reasons to choose Beresford Arms

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
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What's nearby
  • Curran Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Geary Theater
    0.2 miles
  • San Francisco Playhouse
    0.2 miles
  • SF Masonic Auditorium
    0.3 miles
  • Grace Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Union Square
    0.3 miles
  • Golden Gate Theater
    0.4 miles
  • San Francisco Cable Car
    0.4 miles
  • Westfield San Francisco Center
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • San Francisco City Hall
    0.6 miles
  • Lombard Street
    1 miles
  • Coit Tower
    1.1 miles
  • Ghirardelli Square
    1.3 miles
  • Oracle Park
    1.5 miles
  • Pier 39
    1.5 miles
  • Anchor Brewing Company
    1.8 miles
  • Alcatraz
    2.7 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    3.8 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    3.8 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Crissy Field East Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Crissy Field Beach
    2.6 miles
  • Marshall Beach
    3.7 miles
  • Baker Beach
    3.8 miles
  • China Beach
    4.2 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Powell St. Station - BART
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Oakland International Airport
    11.5 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport
    11.9 miles
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport
    39.5 miles
How to get to Beresford Arms from San Francisco International Airport
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Amenities of Beresford Arms Great facilities! Review score, 8.0
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit 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
  • Safe
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Beresford Arms takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


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 traveling 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 and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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

  • Beresford Arms is 1,800 feet from the center of San Francisco.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Beresford Arms by:

    • Car 45min

  • Check-in at Beresford Arms is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Beresford Arms include:

    • Double
    • Suite

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

    • The prices at Beresford Arms may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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