Festive Holiday Events Near San Francisco

Enjoy a California Christmas when you stay with us in San Bruno. Just south of San Francisco on the peninsula, our hotel is a short drive from the best things to do in the Bay Area this holiday season. Choose from events like the Speakeasy 2014 New Year's Eve Cruise, ice skating in Union Square, or shopping the many malls that are minutes from our conveniently central location.

Things to See and Do

  • Union Square Ice Rink -

    Just 20 minutes from our hotel, this iconic holiday attraction in the heart of San Francisco is a seasonal tradition for visitors and locals across the Bay Area. The scenic outdoor rink is open until January 20th, 10am-11:30pm daily.
  • Speakeasy 2014 NYE Cruise -

    Ring in 2014 in style on the Speakeasy New Year's Eve Cruise, with breathtaking skyline views, blackjack tables, and a midnight fireworks show. Tickets to board the gorgeous 3-floor ship have sold-out the past 3 years, so be sure to book yours today.
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  • Cleo's Brazilian Steakhouse -

    Sure to wow all your senses, Cleo's Steakhouse offers guests a taste of Brazil, with nothing but the absolute best meat on the market, just 2 blocks away. Over 15 cuts are available, including top sirloin, tri-tip, brisket, and artisanal sausage.
  • Espetus -

    Another Brazilian steakhouse for hungry diners is Espetus, the first of its kind in the Bay Area. Served tableside by expert carvers, the meat-centric prix-fixe menu is the same for everyone: all-you-can-eat, fresh, and unbelievably delicious.
  • Crab House -

    Located on scenic Pier 39, Crab House is home to the famous "Killer Crab," roasted in a secret sauce that will leave you craving more for weeks to come. Other local Dungeness favorites include crab chowder, crab enchiladas, and a crab Caesar salad.
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  • Pier 39 -

    With 45 acres along the San Francisco waterfront, Pier 39 is one of the top shopping destinations in the Bay Area, known for its 90+ unique shops and incredible views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the famous sea lions on K-Dock.
  • Westfield San Francisco -

    This 9-floor upscale mall houses over 180 stores, only 15 minutes from our hotel. Voted one of the "World's Best Shopping Centers" in 2009, major retailers include Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, bebe, Kate Spade, Origins, and BCBGMAXAZRIA.
  • Stonestown Galleria -

    Anchored by Macy's and Nordstrom, Stonestown Galleria is another major mall in the Bay Area, with over 130 shopping outlets. Other stores to help you with your list include Sports Authority, Apple, Ann Taylor, Express, GUESS, and Gymboree.

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 San Bruno Hotel
Gateway Inn SFO - San Bruno, California   (CA) Located at
516 El Camino Real, San Bruno, California 94066
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 San Bruno Hotel
516 El Camino Real,San Bruno California 94066
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