- Axiom Hotel
This LEED – or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design —certified hotel is one of the best in the city. The Axiom Hotel – located in the heart of downtown San Francisco – is committed to using eco-friendly practices throughout the building, and decreasing its carbon footprint. This feat is achieved through energy management systems that preserve energy when rooms are empty, energy-efficient lighting, an abundance of recycling receptacles throughout the property, and more.
Axiom Hotel, 28 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 392 9466
- Orchard Garden Hotel
It pays to be green with a name like Orchard Garden. This hotel has implemented environmentally responsible practices in nearly every aspect of operation. From carpets that are made of recycled material to organic cleaning products that are less harsh on the environment, Orchard Garden is committed to protecting the planet.
Orchard Garden Hotel, 466 Bush St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 399 9807
- W San Francisco
Not only is the decor inside the W gorgeous, but you’ll feel good about staying there due to its eco-friendly practices. The hotel’s management has put in place energy-efficient lighting, low-watt cooling towers, motion sensors to preserve energy in guest rooms, and computers that turn off after 15 minutes without use. This is the perfect green spot to slip on vegan shoes and dance the night away.
W San Francisco, 181 3rd St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 777 5300
- Hotel Carlton
There are a million reasons to love this boutique hotel in Nob Hill, including the fact that they’re LEED-certified. The team at Hotel Carlton monitors everything from used materials to energy usage to see how items can be used most sustainably. Additionally, the Carlton uses solar power and doesn’t issue disposable water bottles to guests. Have some questions about recycling during your stay? You’ll find material to read up on in your room, so read on, green warrior.
Hotel Carlton, 1075 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 673 0242
The InterContinental is committed to bettering the lives of their guests, and the planet. They put their money where their mouth is through implementing sustainable practices throughout the hotel, placing green amenities in guest rooms, and continually looking for eco-friendly ways to better their business.
Intercontinental San Francisco, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 616 6500
- Cavallo Point
From low-flush toilets to monitoring the temperature in guests’ rooms to ensure no energy is wasted, Cavallo Point is a class act in the world of environmentalism. Guests at the property can enjoy local food, energy-efficient appliances, and the absence of harmful materials such as Styrofoam containers and plastic bottles.
- Homewood Suites by Hilton
Homewood Suites by Hilton is close to the SFO airport, making it a perfect destination for business travelers or those in the city for a quick getaway. Every room at the hotel is an apartment-like suite with a kitchen and living room area. Rest and relax while knowing that you’re saving Mother Earth at the same time. Expect to see energy-efficient lighting and water options during your stay, and a free breakfast to boot.
Homewood Suites by Hilton, 2000 Shoreline Court, Brisbane, CA USA, +1 650 589 1600
- Inn at the Presidio
This historic boutique hotel in the heart of the Presidio of San Francisco is just as cozy as it is Instagrammable. Although you’re still well within the city limits, you’ll feel tucked away in the tranquility of the park. Enjoy green benefits like locally-sourced food, hotel-managed composting, and paperless check-in and check-out.
- Orchard Hotel
The sister property of the Orchard Garden Hotel, this venue near Union Square is breathtaking and also conservation-friendly. As one of the first LEED-certified properties in the city, Orchard Hotel has remained committed to keeping their maintenance, recycling, and cleaning processes eco-friendly.
The Orchard Hotel, 665 Bush St, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 362 8878
- Hotel Drisco
Located in the stunning Pacific Heights neighborhood, Hotel Drisco offers some of the best views of the city. Sit back in your room and enjoy the view a little more comfortably knowing that you’re supporting a green business. Hotel Drisco regulates its water flow, energy usage, recycling practices, and linen washing services to better reflect sustainable methods.
Hotel Drisco, 2901 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA USA, +1 415 346 2880