Destination Embarcadero

Hyatt Regency San Francisco — The Centerpiece of Destination Embarcadero

The Hyatt Regency San Francisco is situated in one of the city’s most exciting new destinations: the Embarcadero Waterfront. Located in one of the most popular and convenient destinations in the world, this property is surrounded by a community bustling with ambiance, activity and local culture. 

Although one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, the Embarcadero is now one of the hottest locales in town, brimming with a wide range of shopping options, world-class art and culture, amusing attractions, stationary and mobile landmarks, unique recreational options, popular restaurants, a buzzing night life and lively events.

Below is a list of neighborhood highlights:

  • Shopping: A three-level, open-air mall, located adjacent to Hyatt Regency, with over 70 stores including Banana Republic, Loft, Ann Taylor, Jos. A. Bank and many specialty stores.  
  • Dining: There are 36 restaurants located within the Embarcadero Center complex. Whether you are craving for a cupcake or a juicy steak, you will find it here. Some of the famous eateries include Boudin Sourdough Bakery & Cafes, Osha Thai, Kara's Cupcakes, Buckhorn Grill and the newest addition of Crystal Jade, one of the best Chinese chain restaurants in Asia and its first U.S. flagship restaruant is now located at Four Embarcadero Center.  
  • Entertainment: The Embarcadero Center Cinema is located in the heart of San Francisco’s Financial District on the corner of Battery and Clay. The recently renovated cinema features seven auditoriums with reserved, leather-style seating, four screening lounges with luxury recliners, hearing loop, and a wine & beer lounge, with special comfortable seating area.
  • Annual Holiday Ice Rink: Delighting families, couples and ice skating enthusiasts for over twenty-five years, the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center presented by Hawaiian Airlines opens each winter for nine magical, fun-filled weeks. Get ready to skate under the sun and stars along the beautiful waterfront at the largest outdoor rink in San Francisco.
  • Art and Culture: Sculpture Tour of Embarcadero Center: This 19-piece self-guided art tour of innovative sculptures and paintings leads locals and visitors alike through Embarcadero Center and incorporates pieces found at Hyatt Regency. 
  • EC Art Exhibition: Periodic displays of local upcoming and established artists throughout Embarcadero Center.

  • San Francisco Railway MuseumThe museum features a permanent display of artifacts depicting the City’s transportation history and virtual content, as well as a replica of a Market Street Railway Co. ‘100-class’ streetcar. The museum also features unique gifts, souvenirs, and memorabilia.  
  • The Exploratorium: Located at Pier 15, the Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker.

Attractions, Landmarks and Points of Interest:
  • Guinness Book of World Records’ Largest Atrium Lobby: According to this “bible of world records,” the “Largest Hotel Lobby” designation belongs to the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, California, USA, which measures 350 feet long, 160 feet wide and 170 feet in height, or 17-stories. 
  • Ferry Building Marketplace: The Ferry Building Marketplace is a people’s marketplace serving residents and travelers alike. Located within the historic Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street, shops large and small celebrate food in all its forms, offering everything from artisan cheeses to the freshest of local fish. Restaurants and cafés serve cuisine representing the quality and cultural diversity of San Francisco’s best chefs.


  • AT&T Park San Francisco: Home of Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants, this new stadium hosts baseball games as well as musical concerts and special private and public events.  Tours of what has become recognized as the best park in baseball offered. 

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5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California, USA, 94111