The following are the hotels in San Francisco that make it part of their business practice to lie about their advertised price.

Americania Hotel
The Argonaut Hotel - A Noble House Hotel
Axiom Hotel San Francisco
The Carriage Inn
Club Quarters Hotel San Francisco
Executive Hotel Vintage Court
Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Good Hotel
Grand Hyatt San Francisco - Union Square
Harbor Court Hotel
Hotel Abri - Union Square
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Hotel Diva
Hotel Emblem San Francisco
Hotel EPIK
Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
Hotel Metropolis
Hotel Spero
Hotel Triton
Hotel Union Square
Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Vertigo
Hotel Zelos San Francisco
Hotel Zephyr
Hotel Zeppelin San Francisco
Hotel Zetta San Francisco
Hotel Zoe San Francisco
Huntington Hotel
Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
Kimpton Buchanan Hotel
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Motel Capri
The Park Central San Francisco
Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Warf
Presidio Inn
San Carlos Inn
San Francisco Proper Hotel
Stanford Court San Francisco
Staypineapple, Union Square San Francisco
Taj Campton Place
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
The Maker San Francisco, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
The Opal San Francisco
Tilden Hotel
Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square

This list is accurate as of February 24, 2019. If you know of any illegally priced hotels to add to this list of shame, please email hi at

What should be done to end scam hotel resort fees / second room rates in San Francisco? 

The City of San Francisco should ban hotel resort fees. That would ensure that hotels can only advertise and tax one hotel room rate per night. It would also ensure that hotels are held to the same standard with advertising and taxing rates as home shares like Airbnb, Home Away and VRBO. Banning hotel resort fees would promote honesty in the San Francisco tourism industry and it would encourage tourists to actually stay in hotels where they can trust the advertised rate.