SHOPPINGin Downtown San Francisco
Experience some of the best shopping in the world during your trip to San Francisco, California. The City by the Bay has something for every shopping enthusiast, from fine jewelry and beauty products to designer clothing and home furnishings. Axiom Hotel is centrally located near the downtown area’s best shopping destinations, including the Westfield San Francisco Centre and Union Square, which are both just steps away. You’ll need more luggage to hold all your purchases after a day of shopping in downtown San Francisco.
Great shopping is only two minutes away from Axiom Hotel. Visit the Westfield San Francisco Centre and explore hundreds of designer boutiques, dine at the gourmet food emporium, or catch a movie at the multiplex theater on the top floor. Popular brand names you’ll find at Westfield Centre include Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Banana Republic, H&M, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Rolex, Swarovski, and Bloomingdale’s.
Just two blocks up from our hotel, you’ll find the 2.6-acre Union Square. This vibrant shopping, dining, and cultural center is the most visited neighborhood in San Francisco, offering a wide array of luxury shops, art galleries, and cafes and restaurants. Shop for your gourmet kitchen at Williams-Sonoma, chic apparel and accessories at Burberry, or sparkling diamond jewelry at Tiffany & Co.
For a true San Francisco shopping experience, don’t miss Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf, located just 1.6 miles away from Axiom Hotel. Pier 39 offers a wealth of shops for you to peruse, from unique souvenir and gift shops to stylish clothing stores, as well as 14 full-service restaurants to satisfy your appetite. While visiting Pier 39, be sure to watch the sea lions playing in the water nearby.
The Ferry Building Marketplace is located along the Embarcadero at the foot of Market Street. It is the center of a transit hub that connects all of San Francisco's neighborhoods and the surrounding bay communities. The marketplace is accessible by MUNI, BART and Ferry Boat. The historic trolley cars (Line F Market) stop directly in front of the Ferry Building.
Each of San Francisco’s districts offers unique shopping opportunities. Purchase exotic gifts like paper parasols, carved Buddhas, and mahogany furniture in Chinatown. Find art galleries, contemporary boutiques, interior design studios, outdoor cafes, and wine bars in Hayes Valley. Walk along beautiful Fillmore Street and shop at specialty beauty outlets like Aveda and furniture design shops like Zinc Details. More great shopping can be found at:
- North Beach
- Valencia Street
- Chesnut Street
- Haight Street
- Polk Street
- Sacramento Street