Recommended by many travel guidebooks as a top choice hotel, the Grant Plaza Hotel is centrally located 3 blocks from Union Square and at the gateway to China town. This historic hotel, a blend of turn of the 20th century San Francisco charm with modern facilities, including high speed internet terminal in lobby area, caters to both business and pleasure travelers. Bank of America Building in the Financial District, the Cable Car Line to Fisherman*s wharf, and the 5-star Ritz Carlton Hotel in famous Nob Hill are all only one block from the hotel. Other colorful San Francisco landmarks, convention center, shopping center, theaters and restaurants are all within easy walking distance. This budget friendly hotel is popular among travelers who appreciate cleanliness, affordability and elegant simplicity. In 2006, the hotel has installed all new furnishins in the guest rooms.