Welcome to the King George Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in Union Square, downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Powell Street cable car, Chinatown, world-renowned restaurants, and the Theater District.
Clean the World program partners with hotels, such as the King George, to collect shampoos, soaps and other bath amenities that are typically thrown away. Volunteers of the organization sort and process the hygiene products and distribute them among local homeless shelters and other countries in need. Continue readingClean the World details
A 101 year old San Francisco tradition, Bay to Breakers is one of the world's oldest and largest footraces drawing over 50,000 runners and 100,000 spectators annually. The spirit of the Bay area shines through with the thousands of festive costumed participants, families, walkers and recreational weekend runners that take to the streets of beautiful San Francisco. Continue readingBay to Breakers details
An amazing new version of "Cinderella" is coming to San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House for ten performances in May. It's the long-awaited U.S. premiere of choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's spectacular production in partnership with the Dutch National Ballet. Continue readingCinderella at the San Francisco Ballet details
No San Francisco getaway is complete without a visit to Alcatraz Island! This classic tourist destination is the former home of the most famous federal penitentiary in America and is one of San Francisco's most popular tourist attractions. Continue readingAlcatraz Tours details