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    Posted: 27 Dec 2016 at 12:51pm
Trying San Fran instead of going back to new York so all tips welcome
 
Likely late July early August, will not be hiring a car probably 4 nights max . Decent hotel in good location ( preferably within walking distance of most things) circa 100 a night if possible
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Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.
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Originally posted by SByrne24 SByrne24 wrote:

Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.
Pointless booking Alcatraz, has been closed for guests for years.
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You won't get anywhere close to Union Square for your price range. SF has become extremely expensive in the last few years. You also don't need to book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance, that's an absolute spoof but sure you shouldn't expect anything else from captain spoof himself.
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Originally posted by bhob bhob wrote:

You won't get anywhere close to Union Square for your price range. SF has become extremely expensive in the last few years. You also don't need to book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance, that's an absolute spoof but sure you shouldn't expect anything else from captain spoof himself.


Bullocks. I booked it 6 months in advance when I booked my holiday. On the day you won't get in particularly in July/August, I've been to Alcatraz twice and booked it months in advance by hey show up and don't get in
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Originally posted by SByrne24 SByrne24 wrote:

Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.


Be difficult given they only go on sale 90 days in advance

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Originally posted by nvidic nvidic wrote:

Originally posted by SByrne24 SByrne24 wrote:

Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.


Be difficult given they only go on sale 90 days in advance

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Originally posted by nvidic nvidic wrote:

Originally posted by SByrne24 SByrne24 wrote:

Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.


Be difficult given they only go on sale 90 days in advance



I was there in 2010, booked it through the travel agent they were booked months in advance. But hey ho whatever you want yourself. Now I shall enjoy NYC for the next week (of course I'm not there either )
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Originally posted by nvidic nvidic wrote:

Originally posted by SByrne24 SByrne24 wrote:

Stay in Union Square and you won't go far wrong.

I've always stayed in the Westin St Francis when I've been on holiday, there's others near by.

Book Alcatraz 6-8 months in advance also.


Be difficult given they only go on sale 90 days in advance






Spoofer caught out once again
Eamonn Dunphy:"I'll tell you who wrote it, Rod Liddle, he's the guy who ran away and left his wife for a young one".

Bill O'Herlihy: Ah ye can't be saying that now Eamonn
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Is Germany in New York?
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Originally posted by Sham157 Sham157 wrote:

Is Germany in New York?



Is that where is IP address is located ?
Eamonn Dunphy:"I'll tell you who wrote it, Rod Liddle, he's the guy who ran away and left his wife for a young one".

Bill O'Herlihy: Ah ye can't be saying that now Eamonn
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Originally posted by Denis Irwin Denis Irwin wrote:

Originally posted by Sham157 Sham157 wrote:

Is Germany in New York?



Is that where is IP address is located ?
No, Eamonn's.
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Originally posted by Denis Irwin Denis Irwin wrote:

Originally posted by Sham157 Sham157 wrote:

Is Germany in New York?



Is that where is IP address is located ?
now now young Dinny, calm yourself data protection and all that..... just a simple question is all
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Got you Sham. So what your saying is there is nobody posting with a New York IP address
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Have to say the Alcatraz tour is bloody brilliant.
I would book well in advance as it is really popular.

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This thread reminds me I like collecting airlines, I don't mean like Willie Walsh I mean like a passenger.

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But I seen the remake of a version of the Walter Mitty book on tv last night and was very pleasantly surprised by both scenery and music.

(from a google search the film location airport is Holfn (HFN), Iceland.)
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Can people please ignore sbyrne posts ( like I do ) and just post tips
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- Stay as close to Union Square as possible
- I did 2 tours of Alcatraz when I was there, the day tour and the night tour. Both excellent
- Hire bikes around Union Square and cycle over the Golden Gate bridge all the way across to Sausalito and have lunch there before returning with the bikes
- Do the open top tour bus which is pretty good
- They have Broadway shows (didn't go to one but a decent way to spend an evening)
- Spend a couple of hours walking around Fisherman's Wharf - loads of bars and restaurants etc around and it's the same area where you get the boat over to Alcatraz. Loads of sea lions randomly hand around a certain spot there too and is mad to look at
- Jump on a cable car and get dragged up the huge hills in the city

Loads to do there - we did 4 nights and it was perfect. Enjoy
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