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San Francisco Neighborhood Discoveries on Foot

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Program #20588RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 9 total, 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Queen Anne Hotel: San Francisco, CA, 4 nights
Type: Boutique Hotel

Description: Experience the true character of San Francisco in a charming residential neighborhood, away from the bustling business district but still close to all the action. Nestled in the prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood, with its distinctive Victorian architecture, Queen Anne Hotel is a landmark boutique hotel in the heart of San Francisco - one of the world's great cities known for its art, culture, museums and sightseeing. Walk to fabulous restaurants, live music venues, cinemas, the shops of Fillmore Street, and Japantown. The hotel's convenient San Francisco location gives you easy access to the city's most enticing art performances in the world of Opera, Ballet and the Symphony as well as world class attractions, including Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz Island, Ghirardelli Square, the Ferry Building and the North Beach district, all less than 2 miles away.

Contact info:
1590 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94109 USA
phone: 888-761-6211
web: http://www.queenanne.com/

Room amenities: Each of the unique guest rooms is individually furnished with heirloom Victorian antiques and is flooded with light and air from floor-to-ceiling windows. The rooms feature luxurious bathrooms with toiletries, hair dryers, iron and ironing board, wireless internet access, large screen TV, and telephones with voicemail.

Facility amenities: With an alluring blend of Victorian elegance and contemporary amenities, the Queen Anne Hotel is a delightful bed and breakfast boutique hotel in downtown San Francisco. Stunning Victorian architecture, authentic turn-of-the century details, and a charming ambience make this hotel a unique place to relax, meet friends, and celebrate special moments. Formal drapes and rich gold and burgundy wallpaper frame the Salon's floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the vibrant cityscape. After a day of exploring, guests meet in the lavish parlor with its baby grand piano for an afternoon tea and sherry service from 4 - 6pm. Guests will appreciate the attentive staff and personalized services, including a 24-hour concierge and Front Desk service, unlimited in/out parking, same-day valet laundry/dry cleaning, and room service from local eateries. (Guests may also ask the concierge for directions to the two nearby "wash and fold" laundries which charge by the pound for their service.) Other amenities include a discounted outbound shuttle van service to SFO, free newspapers in the Lobby, Limo & Town Car arrangements, microwave in the lobby, nearby self-parking, a safe-deposit box at the Front Desk, wake-up calls, and a computer in the Lobby. The hotel is entirely NON-SMOKING. WI-FI INTERNET ACCESS: The hotel provides guests with complimentary wireless internet access throughout the hotel.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Unknown
Please contact the hotel directly. They do not guarantee Road Scholar rates pre or post-program, especially on weekend nights.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Unknown
Please contact the hotel directly. They do not guarantee Road Scholar rates pre or post-program, especially on weekend nights.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
9 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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