Hotels near War Memorial Gymnasium
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“Located on the summit of Lone Mountain, War Memorial Gymnasium is the host of several athletic events for the University of San Francisco.”
Are you unable to find a San Francisco hotel that meets your budget? Consider staying near War Memorial Gymnasium on the Lone Mountain campus of the University of San Francisco (USF). The War Memorial Gymnasium is also known as the Hilltop due to its elevated position above the city. Fans flock to this athletic arena in their green and gold to cheer on the USF teams. Several hotels near the gym are affordably priced and are situated near other top San Francisco attractions.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near War Memorial Gymnasium

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
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8.6
Excellent
433 Powell St, San Francisco
from $161
Grant Plaza Hotel
Grant Plaza Hotel
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6.9
Good
465 Grant Ave, San Francisco
from $109
Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
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8.3
Excellent
299 2nd St, San Francisco
from $149
Kensington Park Hotel
Kensington Park Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
450 Post St, San Francisco
from $159
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
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8.7
Excellent
950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco
from $199
Orchard Garden Hotel
Orchard Garden Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
466 Bush St, San Francisco
from $209
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Omni San Francisco Hotel
|
9.2
Excellent
500 California St, San Francisco
from $242
Hotel Bijou
Hotel Bijou
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6.5
Good
111 Mason St, San Francisco
from $139
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
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7.8
Good
333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco
from $143
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Fisherman's Wharf
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8.4
Excellent
550 N Point St, San Francisco
from $144
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Walk to Athletic Events From Local Hotels

A couple of hotels are within walking distance of the Hilltop. Stay at the Metro Hotel for boutique accommodations close to gorgeous Buena Vista Park. To experience a piece of the past, book a room at the Stanyan Park Hotel; it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and sits across the street from Golden Gate Park. 

For more affordable accommodations, consider the Geary Parkway Motel; it is slightly farther away from the gymnasium, but is easily reached by bus. A number of other inexpensive hotels can be found about two miles east of War Memorial Gymnasium near downtown. These include the Budget Inn San Francisco, the Days Inn San Francisco Downtown/Civic Center Area, and the Embassy Hotel San Francisco.

Catch a Game at the Hilltop

Located on the summit of Lone Mountain, War Memorial Gymnasium hosts several athletic events for the University of San Francisco. This 5,300-seat stadium is dedicated to the USF casualties of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Both men’s and women’s basketball games can be viewed at the Hilltop. Basketball season for both teams runs from mid-November to mid-March. In addition, women’s volleyball matches are held at the gym from September to early December. Tickets are generally easy to find and fairly affordable, but this is not the case for special events like playoff games.

Enjoy School Spirit and Campus Sights

USF’s Lone Mountain campus is home to War Memorial Gymnasium and several other historic buildings. By staying near the Hilltop, visitors experience the excitement and camaraderie on campus in preparation for major sporting events. In addition, there are several unique places to explore on campus, such as Saint Ignatius Church, a beautiful 1914 building that acts as the venue for all USF graduation ceremonies, and the 5,000-square-foot, glass-encased Monihan Atrium at the Gleeson Library. Downtown hotels located farther away from campus may be more affordable, however, so consider your budget and public transportation options when booking a room.

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