The Nightlife in San Francisco is as diverse as the city itself. Each district boasts its own selection of bars, clubs, lounges, all with its own ingredients and flare. San Francisco clubs are touted worldwide, and tend to attract the most highly acclaimed house and trance DJs from around the world.
Ruby Skye, which lies just 262 feet from the front door of King George’s Hotel, may well be the most beloved of all night clubs in San Francisco. Set right in the heart of downtown SF just off Union Square, this high-octane and highly stylized club hosts dance events, fashion shows, bands, private events, and more. The state-of-the-art sound system, impeccable urban design, and beautiful lighting draws crowds from far and wide.
Hemlock Tavern is a local favorite that caters to any and everybody. Located less than a mile from the King George Hotel, this local tavern draws many bands looking to project their tunes to the bar’s 55-person-capacity performance space. You’ll hear original and cover tunes across all genres, including rock, metal, pop, and electronic.
Explore other neighborhoods around the city for nightlife options. The ever-artsy Mission district features many bars and intimate dance spots. Haight-Ashbury features a range of hip hangouts, sports bars, and its own array of dives, many of which include unforgettably random juke boxes. The Marina District features more upscale drinkeries. Polk Street, SoMa and the Castro also offer a variety of options.