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Graduate Business Programs : Downtown Campus : Downtown Hotels

Our downtown partners are offering special deals just for SF State Downtown Campus students, staff, faculty, and SF State guests. Scroll through the latest offers from these partners:

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Parc 55 HotelParc 55 Hotel Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square

55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

phone (415) 392-8000
FAX (415) 392-4734

The Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco - Union Square offers a rate of $169 for SF State students, instructors, and guests. In order to obtain your special rate simply call 1-800-595-0507, or you may e-mail your request to You will need to provide the ID name "SF State" at time of booking.

Membership Benefits:

  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • In-room high-speed Internet access
  • Complimentary morning newspaper delivery
  • Complimentary morning town car service to Financial District
  • Triple airline miles: United, American, or Delta Airlines
  • Late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Bottled water in room
  • VIP status with evening turndown service
  • One in-room movie during stay
  • Use of on-site health club


  • Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, California
  • Across the street from the SF State Downtown Campus and Westfield San Francisco Centre
  • Steps from BART (Powell Station) public transportation
  • Only 14 miles to San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Handlery Hotel Union SquareHandlery Hotel Union Square

351 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

phone (415) 781-7800
FAX (415) 781-0269

Handsome decor. A serene outdoor pool. Helpful concierge staff. And, of course, the warm, personal attention that has made the Handlery family famous. Ideally situated right at Union Square, the hotel is within walking distance to the Financial District and the Moscone Center.

The theatres, cable cars, all major department stores, and many of the city's wonderful restaurants are only half a block away.

SF State visitors and guest can enjoy rates of $139 Historic and $179 Premier.

Benefits included in the rate are:

  • Guaranteed Rate
  • Last Room Availability
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Wireless Internet Access
  • Daily Starbucks Card
  • Two Complimentary Waters
  • 20% Daily Valet Parking
  • Rates extended to personal family, friends, and referrals


  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • A multi-lingual concierge staff
  • Macy's discount coupons
  • All-day dining at the Daily Grill Restaurant and Bar
  • On-site, covered valet parking at reduced rates with unlimited in-and-out privileges
  • Meeting rooms
  • Same-day laundry and dry cleaning
  • Barbershop
  • Babysitting services available via the Concierge
  • Room service 7:00am-10:00pm
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Gift shop
  • ATM machine
  • Club One fitness facility one block from the hotel
  • Business Center

To receive the special rate, you may access the reservation page and enter the code sfsuel, or you may call the hotel directly at 415.781.7800. You must give the reservation desk the special code to obtain the SF State rate.

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Hotel CaliforniaHotel California

580 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
toll-free (800) 227-4223
local (415) 441-2700

Hotel California has been called, “One of the ten best small hotels in the city that invented them" by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Located at 580 Geary Street, the Hotel California is only a short walk to the Downtown Campus. As a guest you will receive a special rate of $149 a night, plus enjoy complimentary breakfast, and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres all included. Some of the amenities include:

The Rooms:

  • Hardwood Floors
  • Luxurious Beautyrest Mattresses
  • 400 Thread Count Cotton Linens
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet
  • Windows That Open
  • High Ceilings
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Bathtubs / Showers in Every Room

The Hotel:

  • Classic 1913 San Francisco Hotel
  • Newly Renovated
  • Concierge Services
  • New Fitness Center
  • Award-Winning Restaurant
  • Meeting Facilities for up to 30 People
  • Free Business Center
  • 100% Smoke-Free

To make reservations and receive the special rate, please call 800.227.4223 and use the code SF State.

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Hotel Palomar Hotel Palomar

12 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
toll free (866) 373-4941
local (415) 348-1111

Kimpton Hotels

The Kimpton Hotels, which includes the Hotel Palomar on Fourth Street in downtown San Francisco, offer a special rate for SF State students, instructors, staff, visitors and guests.

Membership Benefits:

  • Exclusive rates starting from 10% off the Best Available
  • Rate guaranteed 7 days per week at any Kimpton Hotel*
  • Late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access
  • Evening wine reception (at most Kimpton locations)
  • Exclusive promotions

*Best available public rate excludes negotiated or discounted room rates.

The special Client ID number is GBP3463. You will need to provide this number at the time of booking in order to obtain your special rate.

You may book reservations online, or simply call 1-800-KIMPTON and provide your client ID number to the reservation agent.

Online Booking Instructions:

  • Visit the Kimpton Hotels Web site.
  • Click on Reservations
  • Select the city and hotel, click the "Rates and Reservations" button
  • Select the arrival and departure dates, number of adults and number of rooms
  • Enter GBP3463 in the Corporate ID field (please be sure to use all capital letters)
  • Click "Search"
  • The hotel will display the Global Business Program rate and room types.

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Joie de Vivre HotelsJoie de Vivre Hotels

Whether you are looking for hotels in Marin, San Francisco, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Orange County or the Coastal regions, you will find style, serenity, personality and friendly service whenever you stay at a Joie de Vivre boutique hotel in California.

Joie de Vivre Hotels offers San Francisco State students, parents, alumni, friends, and guests special discounted rates of 15% off the best available rates at the following hotels:

  • Galleria Park Hotel
  • Laurel Inn
  • Hotel Rex
  • Hotel Tomo

Go to for reservations. Enter SFSU in the promotional code box. Or call 1-800-738-7477 and ask for the SFSU rate. Rates are based on availability.

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The Pickwick HotelThe Pickwick Hotel

85 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 995-5232

The Pickwick Hotel offers SF State students, instructors, staff, and guests 15% off the best available rate. Reservations must be made through the Pickwick Hotel Web site or call the hotel directly at (415) 995-5232.

Online Reservations:

Go to the Pickwick Hotel Web site. Click on Reservations and then Corporate Code. Please enter the code: SFSU7 when making your reservations.

You may see all room types on the Pickwick Hotel Web site.

When staying at the Pickwick you can also qualify for the Pick Rewards Program which affords visitors even more amenities. When you stay at the Pickwick multiple times you can qualify for special awards like an Apple iPod, Sony Digital Camera, Bose Headphones, and more! Ask for more information.

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view of bedroom at the King George HotelKing George Hotel

Enjoy the King George Hotel’s stylish and comfortable accommodations with our “Campus Special” promotional rates starting at $119 for queen/twin-twin room plus tax per night, available to San Francisco State University students, faculty, staff, and guests. To take advantage of our Campus Special, call (800) 288-6005 and ask for the Campus Special or follow this link.

The King George Hotel in Union Square is a boutique San Francisco hotel that offers the perfect location for business, leisure, and student travel to the city by the Bay. The King George shares its sidewalks with fine dining, world class shopping, theatre, the Moscone Convention Center, and San Francisco's world famous cable car line to the iconic Fisherman's Wharf. Experience the comfort and warmth that sets us apart from any other San Francisco hotel. We offer a tradition of charm and personal service that has been the hallmark of the King George Hotel since we first opened our doors in 1914. Enjoy hotel amenities that include complimentary in-room wireless Internet access and 24-hour concierge service. Best of all is our attention to fine service and outstanding value. The King George Hotel in downtown San Francisco is just one block west of Union Square and the cable cars. We are a short walk (three blocks) from the Powell Street BART station to Oakland (OAK) and San Francisco International Airports (SFO) and four blocks to the Moscone Center.

Hotel Features:

  • 153 well appointed guest rooms with a decidedly European flair & comfort
  • 550 square foot meeting room with additional space for private receptions
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the hotel
  • Winston's Bar & Lounge offers a variety of beers and wines
  • Lobby computer center · 24-hour room service
  • Valet and self-parking for a nominal fee · Laundry and dry cleaning valet service
  • Nearby fitness center and health club for a nominal fee
  • 24-hour concierge service

The King George Hotel engages best practices in energy conservation and environmental sustainability, and is a certified member of the California Green Lodging Program.

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