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

The Opal San Francisco
The Opal San Francisco
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3.6
1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
from $119
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Omni San Francisco Hotel
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4.5
500 California St, San Francisco
from $197
Hotel Diva
Hotel Diva
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3.6
440 Geary St, San Francisco
from $108
Embassy Hotel
Embassy Hotel
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3.0
610 Polk St, San Francisco
from $129
The Alise - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality
The Alise - A Piece of Pineapple Hospitality
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4.2
580 Geary St, San Francisco
from $161
Hotel Bijou
Hotel Bijou
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3.5
111 Mason St, San Francisco
from $149
Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
Marriott Courtyard San Francisco Downtown
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4.1
299 2nd St, San Francisco
from $159
Hotel Abri - Union Square
Hotel Abri - Union Square
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4.1
127 Ellis Street, San Francisco
from $103
Park Central Hotel San Francisco, a Starwood Hotel
from $169
Holiday Inn Civic Center San Francisco
Holiday Inn Civic Center San Francisco
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3.6
50 8th St, San Francisco
from $117
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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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