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Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • Boutique hotel bursting with personality iin homage to the city's eclectic vibe
  • One block from Union Square and a two-minute walk from the cable car stop
  • Free basic Wi-Fi and in-room Nespresso
  • The Den game room has old-school board games

Enjoyed This
"Excellent, friendly, and helpful staff. Great location. Rooms were clean and remodeled. Beds were ok, the sheets were scratchy and not that comfortable. And the walls (as I imagine all older hotels in this area are as well) were thin and you could hear all the other guests."
4. Feb 2020 - Livermore, CA, USA
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Housed in a 1913 building, the boutique Hotel Zeppelin is filled with vintage decor from the 1970s, when San Francisco was a global hub of culture, attracting musicians and artists from around the world. Located one block from Union Square and just two minutes from the nearest cable car stop, the hotel's location makes it easy for guests to access all of the city's top attractions.

Accommodations are in sync with the city’s funky vibe, incorporating playful combinations of colors and textures, graffiti-splashed artwork and vinyl turntables in each room. Blackout shades keep out the daylight after a night on the town and John Boos maple-topped desks make working on the road more comfortable. Stretching up to 430 square feet, suites have separate bedrooms and some include fireplaces, custom-designed furniture and outdoor decks.

The property features a fitness center with city views and the Den, stocked with old-school board games. Lounge all day at the Fireside Café and Bar in the spacious lobby, where 70s-era artwork decorates exposed concrete walls. Guests should also check out renowned chef Robert Leva's new Rambler Restaurant and indulge in tasty plates like fromage blanc gnocchi or wood-fired pizza from Wolfgang Puck's original Postrio pizza oven. 



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Internet access (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)

Parking A Valet Parking Fee of $55 (plus tax), per day applies (with in and out privileges) and will be added to your bill. This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property.

  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Cot available upon request: free of charge.
Extra beds are not available.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$20 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Pets: A non-refundable cleaning fee of US$75 plus tax, per stay will be charged upon arrival.
Pets are allowed on request.

Fees: A resort/facility fee of US$29 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.
Valet service fee: US$58 plus tax per night.
Valet service fee for oversized vehicle: US$68 plus tax per night.

The Guest Amenity Fee includes:

  • In-room Nespresso coffee
  • In-room Fred bottled water
  • Premium internet access
  • Local phone calls (up to 60 minutes)
  • Fitness center access
  • Martone Bicycles rental – as available.
  • Welcome beverage upon arrival

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Guests  under 18 years may require that a parent or guardian of the guest to assume full liability for any and all proper charges and other obligations incurred by the guest at the hotel, as well as for any and all injuries or damage caused by the guest to any person or property at the hotel.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(71 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Zeppelin (former Prescott Hotel, San Francisco) (Viceroy Hotels and Resorts) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.3 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Excellent, friendly, and helpful staff. Great location. Rooms were clean and remodeled. Beds were ok, the sheets were scratchy and not that comfortable. And the walls (as I imagine all older hotels in this area are as well) were thin and you could hear all the other guests.
Tiffany 04. Feb 2020 Livermore, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great location and walking distance to lots of places. The room was humid and the A/C didn’t work very well.
Parke 02. Feb 2020 Novato, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful boutique hotel, centrally located in the heart of Union square. Checking in was a breeze except no welcome drinks as indicated but overall we had a great stay...will definitely return
kim 20. Jan 2020 San Jose, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
This is my new favorite hotel in San Francisco. Everything about the experience was outstanding from arrival to departure.
Other Comments
We didn't get our welcome drink so that was probably the one negative. It wasn't even mentioned.
Amy 13. Jan 2020 Campbell, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Staff very friendly, great location.
Leona 22. Dec 2019 Concord, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
We stayed at Hotel Zeppelin on the Thursday before Christmas. It was ideally situated for us to go to the Geary Theater for a performance of A Christmas Carol. Being close to Union Square was also a big plus. Had breakfast at Pinecrest Diner on Friday morning. It is only a block from the hotel. The room was quite nice and the staff members were uniformly friendly. An excellent experience overall.
Other Comments
We did not take advantage of some of the extra features available during our stay such as complimentary bike usage or the welcome beverage, but it is nice that those are offered. Our room on the fourth floor faced Mason Street so it was a bit noisy in the late evening and again in the early morning.
JEFF 22. Dec 2019 Pleasanton, CA, USA
Other Comments
Great staff!
Brenda 16. Dec 2019 Sonoma, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Conveniently located
Bonnie 15. Dec 2019 Kenwood, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Fun, funky atmosphere. My husband had lived on Clay St. in early 1960's, so was great fun to see the city now. Staff was very friendly & helpful.
Other Comments
Easy walking to good restaurants (high end & affordable) Easy access to all rapid transit. Environmentally friendly.
nancy 06. Nov 2019 Vista, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Great location.
Joseph 05. Nov 2019 Santa Barbara, CA, USA

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