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The 11 best San Francisco hotels with hot tubs in the room

Take a dip without ever leaving your hotel room at these San Francisco hotels with hot tubs

Written by
Daisy Barringer
Ella Doyle
Jennifer Banful

Ahh, San Fran. A city filled with spectacular sights, fantastic food, and some seriously nice bridges. But if San Francisco is anything, it’s vast. Touring the sights will have you desperately in need of a bit of downtime. And what better way to wind down is there than sinking into a hot tub, clutching a glass of champagne? Exactly, there isn’t one. But don’t worry, you needn’t trawl through endless hotels, desperately hoping one will be offering up a tub - we’ve picked the very best ones for you. Because we like to keep you in the know, we've added a few new hotels to the list too, one in the trendy Nob Hill while the other offers a stunning waterfront backdrop near Fisherman's Wharf. Without further ado, read on for the ultimate selection of hotels with hot tubs in all of San Francisco. 

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in and review every hotel featured, we've based our list on our expert knowledge of the destination covered, editorial reviews, user reviews, hotel amenities and in-depth research to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

Best SF hotels with hot tubs in the room

The Marker

This stunning hotel in the heart of San Francisco with its French-inspired hotel decor will have you making excuses to get back to the hotel and chill. Each room features a huge TV, boutique bath products, a make-up mirror and of course, the ​​pièce de résistance - the hot tub. Downstairs you can dine at their fantastic Italian restaurant, Tratto, with sharing plates and cocktails. And then work it off in the state-of-the-art fitness centre... or don't. 

The mood? Lavish, upscale and spacious. 

Location perks? 3km away from San Francisco's lively North Beach area (a.k.a Little Italy). 

Budget range? A cheap and cheerful weekend getaway.

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  • Spa hotels
  • Fisherman's Wharf
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All of the suites at this nautical-themed boutique hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf offer gorgeous views of the city or the SF Bay, two bedrooms, separate living room and dining areas, and oversized bathrooms with a glass-enclosed shower and a separate spa tub tucked away in an alcove below the window—so guests don’t have to choose between soaking in the tub and soaking in the views.

The mood? Old-fashioned nautical vibes. 

Location perks? Lap up the hotel's spectacular water views and head to the luxury spa bath. 

Budget range? A decent deal for a comfy stay right by the Wharf.  

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  • Lower Nob Hill

This Union Square hotel recently underwent a whopping multi-million dollar guest room renovation, and while some of the rooms do have marble bathrooms with separate tubs, only the 1500 sq. ft. California Suite has a master bath with a whirlpool tub that fits two. Though, you'll be pleased to know that level three has a vast selection of Northern California wines for you to enjoy. 

The mood? Oh-so-modern. 

Location perks? A 12-minute stroll to Chinatown – no big deal, it's just the largest one outside of Asia. 

Budget range? A budget-friendly stay for a spectacular room in the bustling Union Square. 

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  • Yerba Buena
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Every room and suite in this luxury hotel has deep, oversized soaking tubs, frosted glass-enclosed stone showers with rainfall showerheads, and a 13-inch LCD television in the bathroom. But only the Metropolitan Suites have soaking tubs that are extra-deep and extra-long, and only the St. Regis Suite and Presidential Suite feature enormous limestone bathrooms with a bathtub that is extra-deep, extra-long and jetted.

The mood? Cozy sheets and charming skyline views. 

Location perks? Enjoy mealtimes at the on-site restaurant Astra or head to Union Square, just eight minutes away.  

Budget range? In the mid-range for a spacious and relaxing suite.   

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  • Yerba Buena
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There are deep soaking tubs in the Palace Suites and the Specialty Suites at this landmark historic hotel in downtown San Francisco, but those who want a marble bathroom with a jetted spa bathtub will need to reserve the Presidential Suite. Luckily, any guest can take advantage of the heated indoor pool and whirlpool that sit beneath a glass ceiling with skyline views. Whichever suite you go for, you're bound to have a pleasant stay at this temptingly lavish venue with nods to west-coast impressionism throughout, artisan cuisine, and handcrafted cocktails at the ready. 

The mood? As opulent as it sounds. 

Location perks? Drop-dead gorgeous interiors that will make you feel like royalty. 

Budget range? Enjoy a lavish weekend at budget-friendly rates.

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  • Chinatown
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This 1909 landmark mansion on Nob Hill has several one-bedroom suites with full marble bathrooms featuring a shower with a rainforest showerhead and a separate soaking tub. For those who want to upgrade: the marble master bath in the Ritz-Carlton Suite includes a whirlpool bath and a separate shower, while the Presidential Suite has a whirlpool bath overlooking the bedroom that can be closed off for privacy (or not).

The mood? Lavish af.

Location perks? A short stroll to Union Square. 

Budget range? A splendid price for a couple of nights. 

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  • Boutique hotels
  • Downtown
  • price 3 of 4

This impressive, elegant hotel has marble vanities in every bathroom, but only the luxurious Presidential Suite has an oversized shower with a glass enclosure, as well as a deep soaking Jacuzzi tub. For those who prefer jets in the shower, some of the corner California suites feature oversized showers with body jets.

The mood? 1920s glamour.  

Location perks? Roomy and elegant suites with all the modern comforts you could want while being a short stroll from Union Square.

Budget range? A fancy staycation for affordable prices.

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  • Tenderloin
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Every single one of the ample-sized rooms at this sophisticated five-star hotel has a marble bathroom with a deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and thick terry bathrobes, but the soaking tub in the Presidential Suite is the only one with plenty of room for two.

The mood? The black card treatment. 

Location perks? Don a bathrobe and head down to the full-service spa, go for a lap in the pool, and enjoy free access to Equinox Sports Club. 

Budget range? A no-expense-spared kind of weekend. 

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  • Yerba Buena

Book the Presidential suite at this modern and sophisticated hotel if a Jacuzzi tub is a must-have amenity. The 2000 sq. ft. suite is on two floors, has two outside terraces, gorgeous views, and a master bedroom with two master baths, one of which has a Jacuzzi tub.

The mood? Furnished to the nines. 

Location perks? Modern in-room amenities and spectacular views of the SoMA area (practically skyscraper central).

Budget range? A modest price for an impeccable stay if you ask us.  

Nob Hill Hotel

10. Nob Hill Hotel

For those who didn't know, Nob Hill is synonymous with old-world glamour. Boasting historic mansions, pretty hilltop views, and plenty of cute cafes, it's not hard to see why luxury hotels are a dime dozen here. And since it's in the name, Nob Hill Hotel is no exception. Boasting a stunning facade dating back to the 1900s, inside you'll find, marble floorings, period paintings, and ornate touches throughout the hotel, while the rooms themselves offer a modern twist – they are simple, and elegant but never boring thanks to the vibrant stenciling and sage-colored walls. As for that all-important hot tub? You'll find one in each of the rooms. 

The mood? Urban chic meets old-world elegance.

Location perks? Tuck onto a meal at Colombini, the on-site Italian bistro, along with wine tasting every evening. 

Budget range? Pretty penny for such a glitzy, happening neighborhood. 

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