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Stay at Park Central San Francisco and you have downtown at your doorstep. That means easy access to the city’s museums, historic landmarks, and all variety of attractions. Whatever your mood, there’s always something great to do.

Corporate Offices

  • Charles Schwab
    211 Main St.
  • Moscone Convention Center
    747 Howard St.
  • Deloitte
    555 Mission St.
  • Salesforce Tower
    415 Mission St.
  • Dolby
    1275 Market St.
  • SAS Institute
    120 Kearny St.
  • Accenture
    415 Mission St.
  • Price Waterhouse Cooper
    3 Embarcadero Center
  • Twitter HQ
    1355 Market St.
  • Neustar
    505 Howard St.
  • IBM
    425 Market St.
  • Uber HQ
    1455 Market St.
  • Unity Technologies
    30 Third St.
  • McKesson Corp. HQ
    1 Post St.
  • Google
    345 Spear St.
  • Levis Strauss HQ
    1155 Battery St.
  • St. Francis Memorial Hospital
    900 Hyde St.
  • BlackRock
    400 Howard St.
  • Zynga
    699 8th St.

Golden Gate bridge at dusk

5 miles away
Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA 94129

Take a walking tour and a selfie on one of the most impressive bridges in the world. The iconic Golden Gate Bridge features soaring cables and arches and breathtaking views of the city.

Palace Fine Arts over the lake

4 miles away
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Phone: (415) 563-6504
Address: 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

A host to art exhibitions and performances, the Palace of Fine Arts is an architectural wonder and a must-see attraction during your stay.

Ghirardelli Square at night with people driving by

2 miles away
Ghirardelli Square

Phone: (415)775-5500
Address: 900 North Point Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Shops and restaurants are housed in the fabulously re-envisioned Ghirardelli chocolate factory. Embrace the historic value of the location while enjoying all of the retail options.

Transamerica building in the skyline

1 mile away
Transamerica Pyramid

Phone: (415) 773-3576
Address: 600 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

See the city in a whole new way from the 48th floor of the Transamerica Pyramid. This prime location for business meetings will inspire your team, clients, and yourself.

Yerbabuena Gardens overview shot

0.5 miles away
Yerba Buena Gardens

Phone: (415) 820-3550
Address: 750 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Enjoy festivals, public art, and beautiful greenery right in the heart of the city. Yerba Buena Gardens allows visitors to step off the concrete and into relaxation.

Ferrybuilding Market in san francisco

1 mile away
Ferry Building Marketplace

Phone: (415)983-8030
Address: Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111

A location to showcase the wealth of artisan producers, independently owned and operated food businesses, and farmers from the area - the Ferry Building Marketplace is a foodie’s dream.

Bay Bridge at night

1 mile away
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

Address: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA 94130

The road connecting San Francisco to Oakland, the Bay Bridge is a two-deck bridge and a towering wonder of architecture.

Moscone Center during the day with people walking by

0.5 miles away
Moscone Center

Phone: (415)974-4000
Address: 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, 94103

A massive convention and exhibition complex, the Moscone Center is an impressive locale for any major events, from technology expos to comic book conventions.

MoMA exterior during the day

0.5 miles away
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Phone: (415) 357-4000
Address: 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Explore beautiful galleries filled with modern and contemporary artworks from all over the world.

Alcatraz overview shot during the day

1.5 miles away
Alcatraz Island

Phone: (415)981-7625
Address: Pier 33 South, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94111

Learn about the famous penitentiary and the infamous convicts that were confined to the prison island by booking a tour early through Alcatraz Cruises.

Jewish Museum during the day

450 feet away
Contemporary Jewish Museum

Phone: (425)655-7800
Address: 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Dynamic and enthralling, the museum displays exhibitions and programs revolving around contemporary Jewish history and culture.

Academy Sciences building exterior

5 miles away
California Academy of Sciences

Phone: (415)379-8000
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

A renowned aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum – the California Academy of Sciences has something for every member of the family to enjoy.

Cable Car going down the street

1 mile away
San Francisco Cable Car Museum

Phone: (415)474-1887
Address: 1201 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Learn more about this unique mode of transportation that shuttles visitors and locals all over the city.

Asian Art Museum interior of the exhibits

1 mile away
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Phone: (415)581-3500
Address: 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

Discover collection galleries filled with incredible art, ranging from artifacts to photography from all of the major cultures of Asia.

De Young Museum exterior at dusk

5.5 miles away
The de Young Museum

Phone: (415)750-3600
Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118

Art lovers rejoice when exploring the wide-ranging pieces displayed at the de Young Museum. See art from all over the world and from many different time periods.

Exploratorium exterior at night

1.5 miles away
The Exploratorium

Phone: (415)528-4444
Address: Pier 15 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

For a hands-on museum experience, the Exploratorium allows visitors to learn by taking part in all of the action. Walk the fog bridge and be wowed by optical illusions when you take part.