San Francisco Best Western Hotels

South of Market / SOMA Reviews

The following Best Western hotels are located in the South of Market (SOMA) area near SF's bustling streets and freeways. These Best Western hotels are convenient to nightclubs, trendy restaurants, and Union Square. Hotels in this area typically sell for discounted rates as compared with the main Union Square hotels.

America's Best Value Inn - SoMA - South of Market - Great value-priced chain for budget travelers very close to nightlife, restaurants, and a reasonable trip to Union Square shopping. Basic accomodations at a great price.

Best Western Americania

121 Seventh Street between Howard and Mission
The renovated Best Western Americania is a fun, hip hotel that captures the spirit of the mid-century with a touch of retro styling. Understated references to classic American pastimes and pop-culture create a San Francisco hotel experience well suited for families as well as business travelers.

The Best Western Americania is a 143-room San Francisco boutique hotel with amusing and fun amenities. Each guestroom features playful, retro-style furnishings and board games.  Rates start at $99; parking is $20/night.  On site fitness facility, outdoor heated pool and free Wi-Fi. 

N. writes, "...This hotel was perfect for us in many ways but also had a couple of drawbacks. The staff couldn't have been more helpful during our visit and everyone was more than friendly. They provided information about sites to see and events to take part in. We also heard them speaking to guests in four different languages while we were there.

We wouldn't recommend the hotel restaurant based on either quality or price. One nice feature the hotel provided was the covered parking. Many of the hotels in San Francisco either don't offer parking or charge incredibly high prices for it. Another treat was the swimming pool, which like everything else in the hotel was meticulously clean and tidy. A most noticeable surprise was how quiet the room was at night.

Also, the BART subway and MUNI bus stops are only 2 blocks away on Market. This brings up the only bad part about staying at the Americania. The Americania is located near 6th Street where a large number of homeless people and addicts tend to congregate. During the day it wasn't an issue to walk north toward Union Square but we didn't attempt it during the evening. All told we wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Americania but would recommend using a taxi to reach a better neighborhood before heading out on foot..."

Best Western Carriage Inn


140 Seventh St. between Howard and Mission

The Best Western Carriage Inn offers a witty, warm, accommodating, mature, offbeat escape that salutes San Francisco’s notables, both naughty and nice... The Best Western Carriage Inn is a 48-room literary themed hotel offering an urban retreat convenient to San Francisco’s most popular attractions. Each room is adorned with eclectic furnishings fusing together various styles that complement each other:  A touch of Victorian, a touch of modern, a nod to Asian influence. Each room highlights a local San Francisco personality or star, and each profile provides an interesting glimpse into San Francisco’s notorious and diverse counterculture.  Rates from $109; parking $20/night.  Onsite, outdoor hot tub; complimentary coffee and muffins in the morning and free Wi-Fi.

The Good Hotel

Good Hotel San FranciscoThe Good Hotel San Francisco Rooms

112 Seventh St. between Howard and Mission

The Good Hotel is intended to be the first hotel with a conscience. Our philanthropic and positive approach is designed to inspire the “good in us all.”  The Good Hotel is a hip San Francisco hotel that practices philanthropy and believes in doing good for the planet.

The eco-friendly hotel décor features reclaimed and recycled construction materials. You can buy ReadyMade® sustainable t-shirts and special souvenirs from the vending machines in the lobby.  Or you can borrow one of our resident Globe® bicycles for free and wander the city on two wheels.  Our in-room design features amenities that encourage guests to reuse and recycle.  These are a few examples of our inventive ideas to promote a good lifestyle and inspire everyone to be a little more, well, good.  117 rooms.  Rates from $89; parking $20/night.

Bay Bridge Inn

966 Harrison Street - Free Parking and WiFi Internet Access in SOMA
Robyn writes, "After I checked in and saw the room, I immediately went and booked a different place. While the hotel's location is pretty convenient -- walking distance to downtown/union square -- the place was just gross. Bedding and floors were stained... there was someone's hair stuck to the towels... the remote controlled t.v. had no remote... etc. Do not stay here unless you have to! There was no charm to this place whatsoever, just convenience and a low price tag ($85/night -- included parking and local phone calls). You're better off finding a funky B&B for that price."