The Best Hotel Accommodations for Dreamforce Attendees (2024)

The Best Hotel Accommodations for Dreamforce Attendees (2024)

Are you ready to ‘go big and come home’ Trailblazers? Yes, we are talking about Dreamforce 2024! 

Salesforce’s marquee event is back, and it’s time to start your hotel accommodations and bookings. If you haven’t, you’re in for fierce competition from fellow Trailblazers – but we’re here to help you find the best hotel for your stay in San Francisco! 

Dreamforce is the world’s largest software conference and has thousands of people in attendance every year. We don’t want you to fall behind in scheduling your hotel bookings, and you need to plan and book your accommodation in advance for a comfortable and affordable stay. 

The event is on September 12-14 in San Fransisco, CA. For those who can’t make the trip to San Fransisco, it will be live streaming on-demand on Salesforce+.

Here’s a list of hotels you can book in and around the Dreamforce conference venue.

Official Dreamforce Hotels

Upon registering for Dreamforce 2024, you can select a hotel alongside your ticket. Salesforce has contracts with these hotels that allow attendees to get discounted rates. These fill up quickly and are not always pocket friendly, so be quick with your bookings. 

Don’t forget that Dreamforce is the most attended SaaS conference, and finding a place to stay isn’t be easy. The earlier you book your stay, the better.


Hotels Closest to Dreamforce and the Moscone Center

Dreamforce is huge! With that in mind, prioritize your accommodation based on the venue of your activities. We promise your feet will thank you later.

Proximity is key to a great Dreamforce experience. If you are closer to the venue, your commute will be a breeze..

If you’re staying at one of the official Dreamforce hotels, you can also use the shuttle service to Moscone Center and the other venues. Here are a few hotels in the surrounding area near Moscone Center.

1. Parc 55 San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel

A highly rated four-star property, located in the heart of downtown San Francisco. It is only 1 miles away from the venue. You can book your stay at Park 55 on its website here.

2. The SF Central Hotel

This hotel is located in the South of Market (SOMA) district of San Francisco. It is a four-star property and is about 0.6 miles from Moscone Center. You can book your stay at The SF Central Hotel on its website here.

3. Inn at the Opera

The hotel has a wonderful location in the trendy Hayes Valley, adjacent to the San Francisco Ballet, Opera, and Symphony. It is a mid-scale downtown hotel only 2 miles away from the Moscone centre. You can book Inn at the Opera your stay at on its website here.

4. Bei San Francisco Trademark Collection by Wyndham

This is a midscale downtown property that provides comfortable accommodations for travel. It is a three-star hotel and 1.3 miles from the Moscone Center. You can book your stay at Bei San Francisco Trademark Collection by Wyndham on its website here.

Best Budget Hotels for Dreamforce

Dreamforce is expensive. San Francisco is expensive. To have a great experience, you’ll want to budget out your entire stay. If you’re looking to save expenses and cut costs, finding a budget-friendly hotel is a great strategy to reduce your weekly spending.

Here are a few of the best budget hotels for Dreamforce 2022:

1. Edwardian San Francisco Hotel

This is a two-star, downtown hotel located 2.2 miles away from the venue. A comfortable accommodation that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. You can book your stay at Edwardian San Francisco Hotel on its website here.

2. SOMA Park Inn – Civic Center in San Francisco

Another inexpensive downtown hotel worth exploring for your stay during Dreamforce. This two-star property is only a mile away from the Moscone Center. You can book your stay at SOMA Park Inn on its website here.

3. Winsor Hotel

Winson is a three-star hotel that promises a comfortable and affordable stay. The Moscone Centre is 1 mile from the hotel, a ten-minute walk to the event. You can book your stay at Winsor Hotel on its website here.

4. Sun Rise Hotel

Located in San Francisco’s hip Mission District, Sun Rise is a two-star hotel, 2.3 miles away from the Moscone Centre. Though it is slightly farther away from the Dreamforce venue, it is only three minutes walking from Mission Bart’s station. You can book your stay at Sun Rise Hotel on its website here.

5. The Mosser Hotel

This budget-friendly option is within walking distance, just 0.6 miles, of the Moscone Center. It offers convenient access to downtown San Francisco. You can book your stay at The Mosser Hotel website.

6. Hotel Bijou

A reasonably priced hotel located near Union Square, offering comfortable rooms with movie-themed decor. It’s 1.0 mile from the Moscone Center and provides easy access to shopping and dining options. You can book your stay at the Hotel Bijou website.

7. Hotel Whitcomb

Situated near the Civic Center, this historic hotel offers affordable accommodations and is 1.5 miles from the Moscone Center. You can book your stay at the Hotel Whitcomb website.

8. Holiday Inn San Francisco-Civic Center

A mid-range hotel that provides comfortable rooms and is close to the Civic Center. It offers easy access to the Moscone Center, which is only 1.3 miles away. You can book your stay at the Holiday Inn San Francisco-Civic Center website.

9. Axiom Hotel San Francisco

While prices may vary, the Axiom Hotel offers competitive rates for its modern and stylish rooms. It’s conveniently located near Union Square and is 1.0 mile from the Moscone Center. You can book your stay at the Axiom Hotel San Francisco website.

Tips for Finding a Place to Stay at Dreamforce 2024

Here are a few tips to help you find the best accommodations at Dreamforce:

1. InterContinental San Francisco

Indulge in upscale accommodations and modern amenities at this exquisite hotel, conveniently located just 0.7 miles away from the Moscone Center. Experience a high level of comfort and personalized service during your stay. Book your reservation at the InterContinental San Francisco here.

2. Marriott Marquis San Francisco

Adjacent to the Moscone Center, this well-known and spacious hotel offers comfortable accommodations and a range of amenities. Enjoy multiple dining options and a rooftop bar for a memorable experience. Secure your stay at the Marriott Marquis San Francisco here.

3. W San Francisco

Embrace the trendy vibes of this hotel, situated a few blocks away from the Moscone Center. With modern rooms, a vibrant lounge, and upscale amenities, W San Francisco promises a stylish and enjoyable stay. Book your stay at the W San Francisco here.

4. Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco

Step into a world of elegance at this historic hotel near the Moscone Center. Immerse yourself in luxurious rooms, featuring a grand atrium and upscale amenities. Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience at the Palace Hotel by booking your stay here.

5. St. Regis San Francisco

Known for its sophistication and opulent accommodations, the St. Regis San Francisco offers a luxurious retreat within reasonable proximity to the Moscone Center. Book your stay here.

Tips for Finding a Place to Stay at Dreamforce 2024

Here are a few tips to help you find the best accommodations at Dreamforce:

1. Stay close to the venue

We can’t emphasize this enough! Dreamforce is a huge event with hundreds of sessions, parties, and concerts running parallel. You will have to walk around the massive venue for three days in order to make the most of the event. Be sure to stay as close to the venue as possible. Save your energy for the Dreamforce experience.

2. Use hotel review sites and filter for reviews that mention Dreamforce

Using hotel review sites like TripAdvisor will help you find the best hotels near the Moscone Center. It will also give a fair idea of where other Trailblazers are choosing to stay to help make a smarter accommodation choice – and potentially meet new colleagues!

3. Explore alternative options like Airbnb and hostels

If Dreamforce hotels do not appeal to you, are too expensive, or if hotels are fully booked, consider using alternative lodging options such as Airbnb or hostels. Airbnb is a great choice for companies bringing a group of people to Salesforce, where teams could rent out an entire home.

There are also many affordable luxury hostels in San Francisco – you can even book your private room. HI San Francisco is only a 5-minute walk from Moscone, bustling with trailblazers every year.

4. Last resort - stay outside of the downtown area

San Francisco’s BART system can take you to Moscone from locations outside the city center. These hotels will be significantly less expensive than nearby Moscone hotel.  Watch out for travelling via your car or through Uber/Lyft, especially because the roads in downtown SF become particularly jammed during Dreamforce.

Start planning for Dreamforce 2024 now!

What are you waiting for? Start booking your Dreamforce 2024 hotel accommodations before it’s too late – and start preparing to celebrate the biggest SaaS event of the year with fellow Trailblazers!

And don’t forget to register for Dreamfix, the ultimate Dreamforce experience that includes raffles, giveaways, parties, and more. You can register here!

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