This is the best The Opal discount we could find for this San Francisco accommodation. (See more details below.)
The Opal promo code & hotel info
Hotel name: The Opal
Address: 1050 Van Ness Avenue
City: San Francisco, California (United States)
Zip code: CA 94109
Description: Just 1.6 km from Union Square, The Opal offers spacious rooms with 40-inch LED TVs and free WiFi. A free daily continental breakfast is available. Facilities include an on-site restaurant and a fitness room.
Save money: *Get up to 25% off your stay depending on the days of the week you book your room, the duration of your stay, the current availability of the room, the season of the year, and other factors
Promotion code details: No coupon or promotion codes are currently required to save money (any available discount will be automatically applied)
Is The Opal the best place for you to stay in San Francisco?
Getting a great deal or exclusive discount code on The Opal is fantastic.
But there are also other things for you to consider, when deciding whether it’s the best overall place for you to stay during your time in San Francisco.
With that in mind, we’ve created a list of things for you to consider, in addition to price, to help you decide whether it is, indeed, your best option.
You can simply skim the topics and questions down below, or click on any one you’d like to learn more about.
Why use TOISF as an abbreviation?
During our review, you might sometimes see us refer to The Opal in San Francisco (25 characters long, including blanks) as TOISF (5 characters long) for the following 3 reasons:
- We created the acronym by taking the first letter of every word (which was very groundbreaking, we know)
- We’re lazy and TOISF is simpler and easier for reviewing purposes
- We save 20 characters every time we do this
So, just a heads up that we’ll be using this abbreviation sometimes, so you’re not left scratching your head and wondering what the heck we’re talking about whenever we refer to TOISF throughout the remainder of this review.
Also, we’ll sometimes use TOISF5526 which is a combination of the abbreviation with the Travel Help Guru post id, which we sometimes use for THG tracking purposes to further differentiate abbreviations from one another.
Were you able to get a good The Opal deal?
Since a more affordable price is such an important factor for deciding where to stay in San Francisco, we’ll go into greater detail on how we found the The Opal offer at the top of this page, as well as other ways you can get a bigger discount, if you’re not satisfied with the price you found.
How TravelHelpGuru.com identifies the best The Opal promo codes, deals, offers, and coupons
We checked sites like Booking.com, Hotels.com, Kayak.com, Travelocity.com, and Priceline.com for the best TOISF promo codes, coupon codes, discounts, and coupons, and then presented you with the best one we found.
The only catch is that the discount you’ll get on TOISF will depend on a varity of factors.
Why The Opal discount rates can vary wildly
The price of staying at TOISF will depend on factors such as the time of year (season), days of the week, current level of popularity (how booked it is or not), and more.
That said, you can use the tips below to hopefully get a great The Opal promotional offer, in addition to the deal at the top of this page.
Use Google to find the best The Opal coupon promo codes and discounts
This is one of the most effective ways to get a TOISF discount, even though it can be a bit time consuming.
In a nutshell, you want to get on Google or a different search engine of your choice and do searches for things like:
- Best The Opal promotion code or available promotion codes
- Most recent The Opal voucher code
- Popular The Opal coupons
Sometimes, being more specific can help improve your search results, but you can also try keeping your search queries for TOISF simpler, like this:
- The Opal deals
- The Opal discount codes
It’s worth taking a few minutes doing these kinds of searches, if it gets you a better price on your stay in San Francisco.
Use email to get a good deal on TOISF
Another tactic is to look up The Opal online, and if you find a relevant website for it, chances are good that you can sign up for an email list that will eventually push exclusive offers, discounts, and deals for it that are available for a limited time.
That way you just get a The Opal discount, promotion, or offer emailed directly to your email address once you’re on their mailing list.
Find good deals on other places to stay in San Francisco
The worst case scenario is that after all this searching, you’re still not satisfied with the The Opal price.
This is still not a big deal, because you can easily search for other hotels, hostels, furnished apartments, etc. in San Francisco.
In fact, you can see a list of other hotels and lodgings in San Francisco here, in addition to TOISF, if you want.
Or, if you’re feeling crazy, and you’re open to staying in other cities, you can look at a great selection of other Travel Help Guru United States lodgings here.
Questions about The Opal special rates that can save you more money
In addition to trying the tactics above, if you can find the contact information for someone who can book your stay at TOISF, ask this person (let’s call him or her The Booker) the following questions that can help you save money.
What tips are there to save money when booking a room at The Opal?
In general, traveling to San Francisco off season, when it’s less busy, will help you save money when booking a room at TOISF, but it never hurts to ask The Booker what other strategies there are to get a better rate than the standard rate (aka special savings opportunities), as well as what the rate plan policies are in general.
How can you avoid extra fees at The Opal in San Francisco?
Ideally, you want to avoid as many hidden fees as you can, so it pays to ask The Booker for TOISF whether there is an extra person fee, early check in fee, late check out fee, wifi / internet access fee, and in some cases, an additional resort fee.
Does The Opal offer holiday promo codes?
Sometimes, you can find great holiday specials when securing a place to stay, and The Booker for TOISF would likely know of any upcoming holiday discounts.
What holiday packages does The Opal offer to guests?
This is a slightly different than the question above, in that you might discover a package that involves excursions, shopping, or dining in San Francisco that save you money that way.
Does The Opal have student discounts, senior discounts, or military discounts?
Here’s one of our favorite THG tips: investigate whether you can get a specific discount type, like a student discount, senior discount, or military discount when booking your TOISF stay, since these kinds of discount types are often not publicly advertised.
Does The Opal have any friends and family discount programs?
This is another great question to ask The Booker for TOISF5526, because getting friends and family discounts gets you instant benefits that is good for you but also them (since it encourages you to get more people to stay there).
Are there any special offers available for couples at The Opal?
Similar to the approach above, you can ask The Booker about TOISF couple discounts for romantic getaways, which sometimes works, depending on the accommodation.
How often does The Opal release new coupon codes?
If there are, indeed, TOISF coupon codes, promo codes, etc., then The Booker would be the best person to ask about how often such The Opal discounts are released.
What are the blackout dates for The Opal promotional codes?
This is a follow-up question to the question above, because if you discover any TOISF promotional codes, they will probably be subject to availability, and there will likely be black out dates when you won’t be able to use them (like during the busy season) and The Booker can tell you what those blackout dates are.
Are there every any Black Friday or Cyber Monday deals for The Opal?
This one is more of a longshot, but it doesn’t hurt to ask the Booker if they ever have any black friday or cyber monday specials for TOISF5526 (assuming you can wait that long).
More frequently asked questions about The Opal specials
In addition to the information above, the FAQ below can further help answer your questions about how to get the best TOISF special rate during your stay in San Francisco.
What is the best The Opal promo code coupon, discount, or deal for me?
The best TOISF promotional code coupon, discount, or deal for you will be the one that saves you the most money during the time period you’re looking at. Don’t overthink this one.
Are The Opal coupon codes and promo codes tested by THG?
If we provide coupon codes or promo codes for TOISF, Travel Help Guru will test them out first, and in instances where no promotion code or coupon code is necessary, we’ll let you know that as well.
How do I use an available The Opal promo code offer?
Generally, if there is an available code, you would go to a website affiliated with booking TOISF, apply the promo code at checkout, and then verify that you got the discounted rate on your booking confirmation.
What other steps can I do to take advantage of The Opal offers?
We have covered this in greater detail elsewhere, but your best bets are to use the discount at the top of this page, do Google searches, and if possible, contact The Booker for TOISF5526.
How many coupon codes can be used for each reservation if I find more than one The Opal coupon code?
In almost every case, the policy is only one coupon code per reservation, which applies to your entire purchase, and we would be very surprised if the TOISF policy is any different.
Do you care about more than just the price of The Opal? (If so, continue…)
As part of the Travel Help Guru expert review system, we help you ask questions to determine whether TOISF5526 is the best place for you to stay in San Francisco.
If you’re already happy with the price, and all you care about is getting the lowest price or the lowest rates in town, there’s no need to continue with the THG review system for TOISF!
But if you’re like most people, if you want to make the best decision about where you’re staying in San Francisco, you’ll also want to consider and answer the following questions below…
Remember, the more you answer "yes", the better TOISF will be for you.
How to use the Travel Help Guru system to evaluate The Opal
The THG system for evaluating TOISF is very simple.
Just consider the questions below. The more you answer "yes" to each question, the better TOISF5526 is a good fit for you.
If you want to make it more fun, you can assign a rating of 1 suitcase to 4 suitcases to The Opal, depending on how good of a fit you think it is, according to your expert rating.
But that’s optional.
And now, let the questions begin…
Is The Opal in a good location in San Francisco for you?
Where you want to be located in San Francisco is one of the most important questions for you to answer.
Of course, it all depends on why you’ll be in San Francisco in the first place, and whether the location of TOISF will be helpful to you or not.
For example, are you traveling to San Francisco for business or pleasure? Visiting friends or family there? Simply want to soak up the sights and attractions?
It’s very simple: decide what you want to actually accomplish (what you want to see or do) in San Francisco. And then decide whether The Opal’s location is a benefit for that or not.
Does The Opal have a pool?
An indoor pool or outdoor pool (or even super swanky rooftop pool) might or might not be important to you, depending on how you’re planning to spend your time in San Francisco and who you’re traveling with.
For example, if you’re traveling by yourself on business, it might not be important at all, but if you’re traveling to San Francisco with friends, family, or children, and you think you’d enjoy relaxing by the pool at TOISF, it might be an important consideration whether there is an indoor or outdoor swimming pool, whether it’s heated or not and has a pool bar or not, and so on.
If a pool is very important for your stay, THG recommends that you do a specific search for the best deals on San Francisco hotels with pools.
Does The Opal have a steam bath, sauna, hot tub, spa, or spa tub?
While you’re exploring the pool options at TOISF5526, you might as well check whether there’s a steam bath, sauna, hot tub, full service spa, or spa tub that you might be able to enjoy to make your stay even more relaxing.
Does The Opal offer free wi-fi?
This is a huge consideration when considering whether to stay at TOISF, since people rely on wi fi (wireless internet access) for everything from business work to entertainment.
Travel Help Guru recommends that you double check that TOISF5526 has, at the very least, free wifi in lobby areas, as well as more private options for fast, solid, reliable internet access.
Does the check-in time and check-out time at The Opal work for you?
Check-in times and check-out times can vary a lot depending on the accomodation, so be sure to verify whether the check in time and check out time at TOISF works with your schedule, as well as whether you can do a mobile check in to make the process even easier.
Does the cancellation policy for The Opal work for you?
On the off-chance you have to cancel your reservation, check the cancellation policy for TOISF so that you can avoid a cancellation fee on your credit card or debit card.
Does The Opal have good transportation options for you?
Being able to get around San Francisco easily will probably be an important consideration for you, so consider the related transportation issues and questions below, and see if TOISF will sufficiently meet your needs.
Does The Opal offer free airport shuttle service?
If you’re flying into an airport as a way of traveling to San Francisco, you will want to ensure that you can easily get to and from the airport from TOISF, and if you can do this for free with an airport shuttle service, instead of paying a taxi fare, bus fare, or for some other means of travel, that’s even better.
Does The Opal offer free parking?
If you have a car during your stay in San Francisco, be sure to verify whether TOISF5526 offers free parking, because ideally you want to save some money by not paying for self parking or valet parking, if there’s any way you can avoid this fee.
Is the public transportation near The Opal good?
If you don’t have a car when visiting San Francisco, investigate what kind of transportation TOISF provides to nearby sites, as well as the best way to get around, whether it’s by subway, train, taxi, bus, Uber, Lyft, etc, especially since a nearby subway station, train station, bus station, or taxi station in walking distance can make all the difference in the world.
Does The Opal have enough beds for you?
If you’re staying at TOISF with multiple people, this answer is important, because a single twin bed, double bed, queen bed, or king bed is fine if you’re on your own, but if there are others you’d rather not share a bed with, it’s worth checking whether you’ll have a couple double beds or queen sized beds for the sleeping arrangements, or perhaps even a double sofa that you can pull out and make into an extra bed.
Does The Opal have good food options?
Depending on your needs, consider whether TOISF offers a free breakfast, and if so, whether it’s a simple daily continental breakfast / buffet breakfast, or something fancier like a brunch or some kind of fine dining experience with exquisite cuisine and award winning food.
Beyond investigating your breakfast options at TOISF5526, you’ll also want to know what other food options there are in San Francisco (grocery stores, restaurants, etc.), and if you’re traveling with children, bonus points for checking whether any restaurants nearby have a children’s menu.
Is the customer service available at The Opal satisfactory?
If you’re someone who wants to be well taken care of during your time in San Francisco, you might want to check what kinds of guest services are available at TOISF, like whether there’s a 24-hour concierge service, 24 hour front desk person (providing 24 hour reception), any special services for couples, ideally a friendly staff with high service marks, etc.
Does The Opal have daily maid service?
Ideally, you want TOISF to have clean bed sheets and fresh towels, whether or not there’s a daily cleaning service, and if you need laundry done, you might check whether there’s a laundromat or dry cleaning service nearby if these services aren’t available on site.
Are you happy with the amenities at The Opal?
In addition to being happy with the services, you’ll also want to make sure you’re happy with the hotel amenities at TOISF, such as the business amenities, exercise facilities and gym equipment (whether or not there’s a 24 hour fitness center), whether rooms come with perks like electric fireplaces, shopping options nearby, etc.
Does The Opal have good tv options?
Although a flat screen satellite tv isn’t necessarily the most important consideration, if you watch a lot of television and this matters to you, you might check whether your stay at TOISF5526 comes with a flat screen tv or not.
Does The Opal have air conditioning?
If you’re staying somewhere hot or humid, you might want to see if TOISF has air conditioning, which would make you more comfortable.
Does The Opal have a bar?
If you’re the kind of person who like a hotel bar, lobby bar, or a personal mini bar in your room, be sure to verify whether TOISF has one of these or not.
Does The Opal offer any activities for guests?
Depending on how important entertainment is to you, you might want to investigate whether TOISF organizes any activities for guests, offers special packages, trips, or excursions, whether there is a casino or some other form of adult enternainment nearby, and if you’re traveling with children, whether there are any facilities for children that would make your stay easier.
Can you bring pets to The Opal?
If you’re traveling with pets, like dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils, or whatever else, definitely investigate the pet policy at TOISF to verify whether your pet is welcome and whether there are any additional charges if they are, indeed, pet friendly.
Is The Opal suitable for special occasions?
If you’re celebrating a special occasion, be sure to verify whether TOISF satisfies your needs, like whether it offers a romantic hotel package for couples, or whether it can accommodate group bookings if you’re traveling with a lot of people.
For example, if you’re dealing with lots of guests traveling to San Francisco for a wedding, you might ask whether you can organize your wedding at TOISF5526 or have wedding guests stay there, as well as whether there’s a penthouse or executive suite that you could book.
Is the smoking policy at The Opal ideal?
If you can’t stand cigarette smoke or any other form of smoking, you might want to check if TOISF has a non-smoking policy, and on the other hand, if you’re a smoker, you might want to check if smoking is allowed.
Are there good health and safety measures at The Opal?
After the coronavirus and COVID 19 affected so many lives, many accommodations have enhanced their sanitation measures, so if this is important to you, check whether TOISF has guest safety measures in place, like physical distancing, regularly cleaning commonly touched surfaces, and other additional safety precautions.
Will your luggage be safe at The Opal?
If you’re checking in early, and you can’t get into your room yet, you might want to check whether TOISF5526 has a safe, secure place to store your luggage until then.
Is The Opal big enough for you?
If you’re the kind of person who prefers spacious suites and large, sweeping private balconies, as opposed to a tiny, cozy, less spacious suite without a private balcony, you might investigate how big your living space at TOISF will be in either square feet (sq ft) or square meters (sq m) to verify it’s spacious enough for you.
How does The Opal compare to other lodging options in San Francisco?
Finally, it never hurts to consider how TOISF compares to other possibilities in San Francisco, especially depending on your needs, interests, and goals.
Are you a solo traveler visiting San Francisco?
If you’re traveling by yourself as a tourist, you might want to check out what the best hostels or hotels in San Francisco are for solo travellers or leisure travelers vacationing by themselves.
Do you want to learn more about the history of San Francisco?
On the other hand, if you’re a history buff, you might enjoy deliberately searching for historic hotels in San Francisco and staying in the historic district, if there is one, and seeing how it compares to TOISF5526.
Are the sights and views of San Francisco important to you?
If you’re the kind of person who loves great views, which often come with a high quality downtown hotel, you might consider a hotel with city views that appeal to you, whether it’s from a window in your room, or from a rooftop deck or rooftop bar at TOISF.
What are the budget hotels in San Francisco like?
If you want a good hotel deal in San Francisco, staying in a budget hotel might be your best option, and you can see how TOISF stacks up against these kinds of budget hotel deals just by spending a few minutes reading some hotel reviews and seeing what you think.
What are the apartment rentals / furnished living suites in San Francisco like?
Depending on how long you’re staying in San Francisco, you might consider an apartment rental, although THG recommends that for shorter stays you look for a furnished living suite as opposed to a non-furnished one for convenience.
How much do hotel rooms cost in San Francisco in general?
Also, you might want to consider how much a hotel room is in San Francisco in general, depending on whether you’re staying at a 1 star, 2 star, 3 star, or a high-end 4 star hotel. You might also compare these prices to boutique hotels, since a boutique hotel can have a very different price range.
By doing this research, you can see how much of a difference in cost per night there is between cheap hotels that aren’t booked that much vs. popular hotels that are booked more often in San Francisco, and make a decision about whether you want to stay in a cheap hotel or a more expensive hotel.
All these considerations will help you better decide if TOISF is the best place to stay in San Francisco for you.
Rooms, rates & deals for TOISF
Number of rooms: 164
Minimum price per room: 149 USD
Maximum rate per room: 419 USD
Exact location in San Francisco (California)
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Lodging description in other languages
French: Situé à seulement 1,6 km de Union Square, l’établissement The Opal propose des chambres spacieuses dotées d’une télévision à écran DEL de 102 cm ainsi que d’une connexion WiFi gratuite.
Spanish: El The Opal está situado a solo 1,6 km de Union Square y ofrece habitaciones amplias con TV LED de 40 pulgadas y WiFi gratuita, un desayuno continental diario gratuito, un restaurante y una sala de fitness.
German: Nur 1,6 km vom Union Square bietet Ihnen das The Opal geräumige Zimmer mit 40-Zoll-LED-TV und kostenfreiem WLAN. Täglich wird ein kostenfreies kontinentales Frühstück serviert. Zur Ausstattung gehören ein eigenes Restaurant sowie ein Fitnessraum.
Dutch: The Opal ligt op slechts 1,6 km van Union Square en biedt ruime kamers met een 40-inch led-tv en gratis WiFi. Er wordt dagelijks een gratis continentaal ontbijt geserveerd. Het hotel heeft een eigen restaurant en een fitnessruimte.
Italian: Ubicato a soli 1,6 km da Union Square, The Opal offre camere spaziose con TV a LED da 40 pollici e connessione WiFi gratuita, una prima colazione continentale quotidiana inclusa nella tariffa, un ristorante e una sala fitness.
Portuguese: Situado apenas a 1,6 km de Union Square, o The Opal dispõe de quartos espaçosos com televisões LED com 102 cm e acesso Wi-Fi gratuito. Um pequeno-almoço continental gratuito é servido diariamente.
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