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San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour

San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour

San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount, or call our office at 1-866-231-3752 (toll free from the USA) or 1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can book a tour with us in person at our office location, provided our office is open.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged within 24 hours. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations. Alternatively, you can pay us in person at our office location for any tour, provided our office is open. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept debit cards with symbols of these card companies. Please note that “pre-paid” cards and “travel” cards often are not accepted by our system and it is possible we may ask you to provide an alternate payment method if the initial payment does not go through.

    Cash: You can pay cash at our office location for any tour. You can also choose to pay in cash to your driver by calling the office directly and providing a valid debit or credit card number. Please state to your reservation agent that you would not like your card to be charged and that you would like to pay your Expedition Leader in cash on the day of your tour.

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option, nor can you choose to pay with cash for any online reservations.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    For certain tours, you can get up to a $9 discount off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical-operated tours only. Instructions to redeem this offer online can be found during your check out process in the booking form on page 3, but you can also receive this discount by calling our office directly. The discount must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Are there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at www.extranomical.com!

  • Can I combine two or more discount codes?

    At this time only one discount code can be accepted per reservation. You must choose which one you would like to apply upon making your booking. There is a space for the discount code or “tracking code” on the final page of the booking form.

  • My discount code isn’t working!

    Not every code will be applicable to every single reservation. Please read the terms of the discount code you are attempting to use carefully, and note that some codes provided by third parties may have expired. If the code is valid and has been correctly applied you will see the value reflected on the final checkout page before submitting your reservation.

  • I’ve already made a reservation but forgot to add the discount code. Can you refund me the discount?

    Unfortunately, any discount code you would like to use must be applied at the time of your booking. The code must be redeemed at the time of reservation and cannot be applied after you have made the booking.

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Full refunds will be given for cancellations to any 1-day and half-day tour reservations made more than 24 hours before the scheduled departure time. Any cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will not be entitled to any refunds.

    Tours with hotel packages and other third-party attractions tickets (ie. Monterey aquarium tickets) cancelled or changed with more than 10 days notice prior to departure, will incur a $35.00 fee or a fee of 10% of the package cost, whichever is greater.

    Cancellations of any Tour package or 3rd party attraction ticket with less than 10 days notice will not be entitled to any refunds. Airport shuttles, Bay Cruises and Alcatraz tickets are nonrefundable.

  • Where do I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You do not need to have a physical voucher to board Extranomical-operated tours. Please follow the instructions on your confirmation for any 3rd-party-operated tours such as Bay City Bikes, Blue & Gold Fleet, Airport Express, et al. If you have purchased the Ferry Bay Cruise tickets, your Expedition Leader will give these to you upon boarding your tour.

    Please note that Alcatraz Cruises will require that each adult boarding the boat to Alcatraz bring their photo ID or passport for identity verification. 

San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour

This San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour takes you through the history of the prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood where San Francisco’s elite built their mansions. Discover the secrets of Bonanza Kings and Railroad Barons: adultery, divorce, inheritance, murder, and other real life scandals. Walk around the Venetian Room (in Fairmont Hotel), an elegant ballroom where Tony Bennett sang, "I left my heart in San Francisco" for the first time. Tour the Gold Room (also in Fairmont Hotel), which is an imitation of the world-famous La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy. Other private ballrooms included on this tour are the Garden Room (Fairmont Hotel), Cirque Room (Fairmont Hotel), Room of the Dons (InterContinental Mark Hopkins), and the Peacock Court ballroom (InterContinental Mark Hopkins).

Your guide will point out the Brockelbank Apts where "Vertigo" was filmed, you’ll walk down Jones Street to see where the movie "Bullitt" was filmed, and you'll stroll other blocks where famous movies were filmed. The San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour will also tour some of the famous and luxurious hotel lobbies in San Francisco: Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and the Huntington. See King James Flood's mansion that survived the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

This 2-hour tour will take you on a scenic walk in Huntington Park where you’ll discover the sculpted beauty of the Fountain of Turtles from Rome. Tour the magnificent Grace Cathedral with its famous stained glass windows, murals, and labyrinth. Our San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour includes many other picturesque walks and will provide you with an unforgettable experience of Nob Hill and its bourgeois history.

San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour - Times Approximate

Departures

Mondays-Saturdays: 10:00am and 1:30pm
Sundays: 9:30am and 1:30pm 

Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon reservation.

Duration:
2 hours 

Learn the history of the Nob Hill neighborhood and see the Silver King Flood's mansion that survived the 1906 earthquake, which was later restored by the architectural intelligence of Willis Polk, a San Francisco architect. Walk around elegant ballrooms in Fairmont Hotel where Tony Bennett sang "I left my heart in San Francisco." Our San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour will provide you with an unforgettable experience of Nob Hill and its bourgeois history.

Customer Reviews

San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour
– Catherine T. on 01/29/2014

I liked our tour guide, Valerie (?). She lives in Livermore.
PRICE
Tour Prices*Per Person
Regular Price:$34
Internet Special:$30
ONLINE SAVINGS$4

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2 hour walking tour of the Nob Hill neighborhood
  • Discover the secrets of Bonanza Kings & Railroad Barons: adultery, divorce, murder & more
  • Visit historic gardens, mansions, fountains, & more
  • Stroll the blocks where famous movies were filmed
  • Tour Grace Cathedral, private ballrooms & supper clubs of prestigious San Francisco hotels
  • See James Flood's mansion that survived the 1906 earthquake
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