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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the cleanliness protocols?

The Marker Hotel is committed to the health and safety of our guests. Rest easy knowing your well-being is our top priority. We adhere to the California Hotel Lodging Association’s “Clean + Safe” enhanced cleaning and safety guidelines. This program was created in conjunction with CDC guidelines, The California Department of Public Health and County Health Departments.

HOW DO I GET TO THE MARKER?

The address for The Marker is 501 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. (At the corner of Taylor & Geary) For a map and directions, click here.

WHEN CAN I CHECK IN AND OUT OF THE MARKER?

To ensure the start of your stay at the Marker is seamless and your departure is delightful…
Check-in time begins at 3 p.m. and checkout is at 12 noon.

WHAT ARE THE SMOKING POLICIES AT THE MARKER?

The Marker is a smoke-free hotel. Please respect our smoke-free policy to avoid additional charges.

IS THE MARKER DOG-FRIENDLY?

Yes, The Marker is pet-friendly! We have recently been named one of San Francisco’s top dog-friendly hotels. Pets are welcome at the hotel free of charge with special pet amenities including treats and bowls available upon request. We accept dogs only. Up to 2 dogs, 50lbs max. Please note that pets cannot be left unattended at the hotel. Plan to stay with your pet at all times. Pets must be leashed or in a carrier at all times while outside of your room. A signed waiver of responsibility and mobile number will be required upon check-in.

IS WIFI INCLUDED AT THE MARKER?

Stay connected and stream seamlessly with our lightning fast internet access included in our destination fee.

IS THERE A GYM AT THE MARKER?

Yes! Stay fit wherever, whenever with our on-site 24-hour fully-equipped fitness-center. It is located on the lower lobby level and is accessible with a guest room key.

DOES THE MARKER HAVE A SWIMMING POOL?

No, we do not have a pool at the hotel. Our concierge will provide options for nearby aquatic centers.

IS THERE A SPA AT THE MARKER?

No, we do not have a spa at the hotel. Our concierge will gladly recommend nearby options for serene stress relief!

Do you have on-site parking? Where is parking located? How much is parking?

Overnight valet parking is available for $70 for compact vehicles and $80 for full-size vehicles such as trucks, vans, and SUVs. We kindly ask guests to retrieve their vehicles by 2pm to avoid additional fees. Please note that rates do not include applicable taxes.

WHAT AMENITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE marker DESTINATION FEE?

- Freshly brewed Coffee and Tea Daily at Tratto
- Complimentary HSIA/WIFI
- 2 Complimentary PATH water bottles in room
- Chilled filtered water and ice stations located throughout the hotel
- 24/7 access to our fitness center
- Access to business center with printer
- Unlimited access to co-working space
- Complimentary local & long distance calls

WHAT ARE THE PARKING OPTIONS AT THE MARKER?

The Marker has full curbside Valet for guests of the hotel and Tratto from 7:00 am – 11:00 pm 7 days a week.
Oversized vehicles will incur an additional charge. Valet parking services are available for any vehicle with a
height of up to 10 feet. We do not currently have EV charging provisions.

Regular vehicles $75.00 plus tax per night with full in/out privileges.
Oversize vehicles $85.00 plus tax per night with full in/out privileges.

What is The California Green Lodging Certification?

The California Green Lodging Certification acknowledges hotels for adopting eco-friendly practices, benefiting the environment, and aiding travelers in making sustainable choices. The Marker proudly holds this certification at their Leadership Level, achieved through measures like energy-efficient lighting, water conservation, and recycling programs.

What are some local attractions?

Visit Maiden Lane in Union Square: Maiden Lane is a charming pedestrian street tucked away in Union Square, offering a delightful shopping experience. Stroll down the lane and explore upscale boutiques and designer stores. From high-end fashion to unique local finds, Maiden Lane is a haven for those looking for a stylish and eclectic shopping adventure.

Drink Tea at Yerba Buena Gardens: Take a serene break at Yerba Buena Gardens and indulge in a calming tea experience. The gardens provide a peaceful setting amidst the urban bustle, and enjoying a cup of tea can be a rejuvenating way to soak in the beauty of the surroundings. Whether you prefer traditional varieties or unique blends, the tea options in the area cater to diverse tastes, making it a perfect spot for relaxation.

Explore Chinatown: Embark on a culinary adventure as you search for the best pork buns and dumplings in San Francisco. Explore the nearby Chinatown or other neighborhoods known for their authentic and delicious dim sum offerings. From traditional to modern interpretations, the city boasts a wide array of choices for pork bun and dumpling enthusiasts, promising a delightful journey for your taste buds.

Visit the Ferry Building: The Ferry Building is not only an architectural gem but also a food lover's paradise. On Saturdays, the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market takes center stage, showcasing a bounty of fresh, local produce, artisanal goods, and delectable treats. Wander through the market stalls, engage with local farmers and producers, and savor the vibrant flavors of San Francisco's culinary scene.

Watch a Baseball Game at Oracle Park: Immerse yourself in the excitement of America's favorite pastime by catching a baseball game at Oracle Park, home to the San Francisco Giants. The stadium offers stunning views of the Bay, a lively atmosphere, and an opportunity to cheer on the home team. Whether you're a baseball enthusiast or a casual fan, the experience of attending a game at Oracle Park is a quintessential San Francisco activity.

Hang Out at Dolores Park for the Best People Watching: Dolores Park is a vibrant urban oasis where locals and visitors alike gather for sun-soaked afternoons. Settle into the grass, enjoy the panoramic views of the city skyline, and engage in some of the best people-watching in San Francisco. The park's diverse crowd and lively atmosphere make it an ideal spot for a leisurely day of relaxation and social observation.

Bike Across Golden Gate Bridge: Experience the thrill of biking across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, a quintessential San Francisco adventure. Rent a bike and traverse the bridge's majestic span, soaking in breathtaking views of the bay, Alcatraz Island, and the city skyline. This active and scenic journey offers a unique perspective of San Francisco's landmarks and is a memorable way to explore the natural beauty of the area.


Union Square - Maiden Lane (0.1 miles)
Theatre District Steps (0.4 miles)
Chinatown (0.4 miles)
Yerba Buena Gardens (0.5 miles)
Civic Center (0.7 miles)
SFMOMA (0.8 miles)
Ferry Building (1 mile)
Hayes Valley (1.2 miles)
Dolores Park (1.5 miles)
Embarcadero (1.5 miles)

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