Hotel & Travel
(Average daily room rates for dates November 15 – 20)
Civic Center Inn San Francisco (starting at $47)
790 Ellis Street, San Francisco – (415) 775-7612
The Embassy Hotel (starting at $75)
610 Polk Street, San Francisco – (415) 673-1404
Hotel Kabuki (starting at $150)
1625 Post Street, San Francisco – (415) 922-3200
Hotel Majestic (starting at $105)
1500 Sutter Street, San Francisco – (415) 441-1100
The Monarch Hotel (starting at $75)
1015 Geary St, San Francisco, California – (415) 673-5232
Oasis Hotel (starting at $79)
900 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 885-6865
Opal Hotel (starting at $72)
1050 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco – (415) 673-4711
Queen Anne Hotel (starting at $133)
1590 Sutter Street, San Francisco – (415) 441-2828
Rodeway Inn Civic Center (starting at $95)
860 Eddy Street, San Francisco – (415) 474-4374
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First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco
1187 Franklin (at Geary), San Francisco 94109 • Tel: (415) 776-4580
From the North Bay/Marin County: Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and follow the signs to
Lombard Street. When you reach Lombard, move into the right lane and drive east about 1.5 miles to Gough Street (two blocks before Van Ness). At Gough, turn right and drive south 9 blocks to the top of the hill (Washington St.). Continue on Gough as it becomes a one-way street and then move into the left lane. At Geary Blvd, cross the mid-point and immediately turn left
onto Starr King Way. Take Starr King one block and turn left onto Franklin Street. The church is located immediately on your left, between Starr King and Geary Blvd.
From the East Bay/Bay Bridge: After crossing the bridge follow signs to 101, move into the right-hand lane and continue on your right (do not take the Ninth Street exit). Look for signs to Golden Gate Bridge/Fell Street. After about a mile, take the Octavia/Fell exit. Get into the right-hand lane, turn right onto Market Street and move into the left lanes. Go 2 blocks to Franklin Street where you’ll make a left turn. Drive 10 blocks up Franklin (north) to O’Farrell Street. When you cross O’Farrell the church will be immediately on your left.
From the Peninsula and South Bay: Take I-280 to 101 or take Highway 101. As you approach San Francisco move into the left-hand lane of the freeway and follow the Golden Gate Bridge signs. Stay in the left lane until you see the Octavia/Fell Street sign. As you exit, get into the right-hand lane, turn right onto Market Street and move into the left lanes. Go 2 blocks to Franklin Street where you’ll make a left turn. Drive 10 blocks up Franklin (north) to O’Farrell Street. When you cross O’Farrell the church will be immediately on your left.
Street Parking: Take note of the one-hour parking signs, Monday thru Friday – they extend until 6 PM on the east side of Franklin and until 7 PM on the west side. They are not always enforced on Saturdays and do not apply on Sundays.
Parking Garages near First Unitarian Church:
AMC 1000 Van Ness Parking Garage (enter on O’Farrell just before Polk)
Open 6AM to 12:30AM Sun-Thurs. Open 6AM to 2:30AM Fri & Sat.
1 hr $6, 12 hr. $20 (Mon-Fri. Early Bird: in by 10 AM out by 7 PM, $10 flat rate)
Public Transit: BART – exit Montgomery Station at the Kearny Street exit, catch the 38 Geary bus on Kearny/Market intersection and get off the bus at Van Ness (if 38 Limited to Express), or Franklin if it is a 38 local; OR BART to the Civic Center Station, walk west 3 blocks past City Hall, to Van Ness and catch a #47 Muni northbound on Van Ness to Geary. The 47 Van Ness and 38 Geary buses stop 1 block from First Unitarian