Whether you arrive by car or by train, we are just minutes away from Powell Street Station. Click on the map above to locate us in Google maps.
Upon arrival, look for signs directing you to the BART Station. From there, take any train to Powell Street station (approximate travel time is 40 minutes and costs approximately $9). From Powell Street station, we are a five-minute walk up Powell Street and then turn left onto O'farrell.
Instead of taxi, we recommend towncar service. Please call 415.606.7047 and mention the Stratford Hotel for a special $55 flat rate, for up to four people.
Q: How do you get to Alcatraz?
A: The Powell and Hyde line which is one of the Cable Car that stops out in front of the hotel and it will drop you off outside of Fishermen’s Wharf. Another option is to take the F-Market street car right at 5th and Market Street and they can drop you off at different parts of the Pier’s inside Fishermen’s Wharf.
Q: How much is the fare for the F-Market Streetcar?
A: The fare is going to be $2.25 per person, but the driver will also provide you a transfer slip that is redeemable for another ride under a 90 minute time frame.
Q: How much is the cable car and where to purchase the tickets.
A: The cable car fare is $7.00 for each person and ($3.00 for seniors/people with disability between the hours of 9:00PM and before 7:00AM. You can pay for the fare directly to the conductor when you board the cable car but please keep in mind bills larger than $50.00 will not be accepted.
Q: Is there a city pass to get around in the city with public transportation?
A: You can purchase a muni passport right on the Cable Car Ticket Booth, and Walgreens that allows you to have access to majority of the public transportation in the city from the Cable cars, Muni buses, Metro system with the exception of the BART transportation system. The muni passport is available from a 1 day Visitor Pass – 7 day Visitor Pass and the prices will vary from $20.00- $40.00.
Q: Are there fridges in the room?
A: All private bath rooms provide a mini fridge inside the room.
Q: If you do not provide shuttles to the airport then what is the best way to get to the hotel from the SFO airport.
A: BART: is an underground train that can be reached directly from the terminal after boarding the Airtrain. The fare will be $8.65 one way ticket for a half an hour ride to the hotel and you will have to get off at the Powell Bart Station and walk 2 blocks up to the hotel.
A: Uber/Lyft which will be another option that is an app that needs to be downloaded on your phone to reserve your ride and prices will vary as there are surge prices.
A: Taxi Cab: You can easily wave down a taxi cab and the price will range around $55.00 excluding tips.
Q: How much is the overnight parking?
A: Ellis-O'Farrell Garage: $36; Mason-O’Farrell Garage: $35-$39
Q: Is it free of charge to dial out from the phone in the room?
A: All domestic calls are free of charge.
Q: How to you get to the AT&T Park.
A: Take the underground Metro Light rail T or N to the embarcadero direction (inbound) at Market and Powell street.
Q: How to get to the Golden Gate Bridge.
A: You can take the 38/38R muni bus on Geary and Powell Street and take it to Geary and Park Presidio Blvd, and transfer to the 28 muni bus.
Q: Where can I leave my luggage if my flight is later in the evening?
A: We do have storage room available for you to store your luggage if your room is not ready by the time you arrive and after you check-out.
Q: When is check-in /checkout time?
A: Check-in time is at 3:00PM and check-out time is at 11:00AM.
Q: Is breakfast included in the room.
A: Breakfast unfortunately is not provided in the room, but there are many cafés located nearby within walking distance from the hotel.
Q: Do you provide shuttles from the hotel to the San Francisco International Airport?
A: Yes, the price is $15 for an adult and it is a $7.00 cash deposit at the front desk which is non-refundable and the remaining $8.00 to the driver. For children, it will be $10.00 and there is a $2.00 cash deposit at the front desk and the remaining $8.00 for the driver.
Q: How to you get to the Golden Gate Park from the Hotel.
A: You can take the Metro line the N Judah line where you can get off at Judah Street and 40th Ave.
Q: How do you get to Fisherman’s Wharf?
A: You can take the Powell and Hyde Cable Car (It will take approximately 15-25 minutes since the queue for the cable car is long). Another option is to take the F-Market street car on 5th and Market Street and it will take about 15 minutes. Lastly, you can always go for a nice walk right from the Embarcadero that will lead you to Fisherman’s Wharf that will take about 30 minutes.
Q: If I need to check-out very early in the morning, will there be anyone at the front desk to assist me.
A: Yes, the front desk is open 24/7.