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Holiday Fun

Holiday season is in full swing and it doesn’t get better than San Francisco. We’re sure everyone has their holiday favorite or traditional activities, but allow the staff of Hotel VIA to give you our Top 5 list of amazing things to do during this festive time of year. Read More

Get Ready for Holiday Shopping

Just in time for your holiday shopping, Hotel VIA is offering our Top 5 favorite shopping destinations. Our list includes some areas that may be familiar as well as some that may be new. We’ve left off those that everyone knows of like Union Square and tried to hone in on the unique places where you can find locally made goods and artisans. Like all great shopping destinations, there must be a healthy mix of good food and drink and each of these recommendations include it all: great shopping, great eating and great drinking! Read More

Amaluna and Hotel VIA: An Incredible Adventure

Cirque du Soleil is coming back to San Francisco just in time for the holidays! Beginning November 3, 2019 Amaluna will be performed under the Big Top at Oracle Park, just steps away from VIA’s front door! Drift away to a mysterious island where a thrilling adventure of love, energetic sound, and acrobatic splendor unfolds. Cirque du Soleil Amaluna is a night of pure indulgence that is sure to leave you speechless. Read More

Day-Tripping When Visiting San Francisco

It’s absolutely true that on any visit to San Francisco, you’ll never see and taste everything that the City has to offer. However, there are some day trips within a short distance of the city of San Francisco that make taking one day out of the City quite worthwhile. The Bay Area is remarkable and has a wide variety of history, landscapes, and activities in all directions. Best of all, it’s a very compact area so it’s easy to have a fabulous experience and never stray far from San Francisco. Read More

Goodbye Bochy, Hello Warriors

Bruce Bochy is going out with a bang! Yesterday marked his 2,000th win just in time for his retirement next weekend. Bochy is just the 11th MLB manager to reach this impressive milestone in his career. Since 2007, Bochy has been both a manager and a father-figure to the San Francisco Giants, as well as a fan-favorite when it comes to major league managers. Congratulations Bruce Bochy! You will be deeply missed. Read More

Top 5 San Francisco Breweries

Nothing screams summer in San Francisco quite like sipping a crisp, refreshing microbrew! While we do serve up some delicious local brews on tap in our bars, we know you can’t spend all your time hanging out in Bar VIA. So we have gathered up some of our favorite neighborhood breweries that locals and visitors alike are sure to enjoy. Read More

Stay Cool with Hotel VIA

Escape the scorching summer heat at Hotel VIA with amazing deals all summer long! While the rest of the country is heating up, San Francisco is maintaining a cool, natural air conditioning effect. When you book a 2-night stay at Hotel VIA this summer, we’ll match the roughly 20-degree temperature drop here in the City with 20% off your room rate AND parking; to top it all off, we’ll also throw in complimentary breakfast each morning. Read More

Top 5 Burgers in San Francisco.

Is there any greater delicacy than the perfect cheeseburger? Whatever the occasion, it always seems to be what one looks forward to. After a 15 mile hike…cheeseburgers and martinis. After a concert…cheeseburgers and beer. At the end of hectic or trying day…a great cheeseburger brings on the comfort. So, as you visit San Francisco this summer, Hotel VIA brings you our Top 5 Burgers in San Francisco. From stately environs to dives, we’re sure you’re going to love these. Read More