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Shortest Route between Hotels

Take the Tower 3 elevators to the garage level. A well-lighted walkway leads to the Mason Street entrance to the Parc 55 across the street. A short flight of stairs and a wheelchair lift lead to the hotel entrance. For ground-level access, follow the “accessible entrance” signs to the parking entrance around the corner.


San Francisco International Airport

Taxicabs depart from the designated taxi zones located at the roadway center islands, on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals. Taxi drivers are required by airport regulation to accept fares to all Bay Area destinations. Fares may range from $45–$65.

If you plan to use an app-based ride service after landing at SFO, proceed to Level 5 of the domestic garage. Each domestic terminal has a corresponding pickup area in the garage core; see the link for more details.

BART provides train service between San Francisco and the airport The station can be accessed from any terminal by riding SFO’s AirTrain to the Garage G/BART Station stop. There is no charge to board AirTrain. Fare cards/Clipper Cards can be purchased at the SFO BART Station upon arrival. Departure schedules and a station map are available on the BART website.

Powell Street station, accessible by BART and Muni rail, subway, trolly, and bus, is just two blocks from the conference hotels.

A number of car rental facilities are conveniently located at San Francisco International Airport. The Blue Line of SFO’s free AirTrain stops at the airport’s Rental Car Center.


Hilton San Francisco Union Square—$74.10 per day—self-parking; get in touch with the hotel about possible ADA accommodations
Hilton Parc 55 San Francisco—$85.50 per day—valet only (6’6″ clearance); get in touch with the hotel about possible ADA accommodations
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Union Square Garage—$44.00 for 24 hour maximum (for clearance information, see SFMTA’s website.


San Francisco’s public transportation network consists of BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), the regional heavy rail system, and Muni, San Francisco’s system of buses, trains, cable cars, and the F-line streetcar. The Clipper Card can be used for Bay Area public transportation. All BART stations have accessible elevators; see BART’s access guide for more information. For information about different accessibility features and step-by-step guides for riding Muni buses, metro light rail, and streetcars, see Muni’s accessibility guides.

San Francisco’s Medallion taxi companies include Yellow Cab of San Francisco. Other companies are listed on the SFMTA website.

San Francisco also has a bike share system, Bay Wheels, which starts at $3.49 per ride.

More information about getting around San Francisco is available from San Francisco Travel.


Planning a local trip before or after the meeting? There is an office for the Big Bus tour company located at the Hilton; attendees receive a 15% discount. Tower Tours is also offering an attendee discount. See AHA24 Local Discounts for details. Several car rental companies have locations on O’Farrell Streat across from the Hilton.


Walgreens (135 Powell St.)
CVS (399 Geary St., Ste. B)

Dry Cleaners

La Post Cleaners (625 Post St.)
Paragon Cleaners (635 Bush St.)


Bank of America (1 Powell St.)
Wells Fargo (2 Grant Ave.)
ATM (135 Powell St.)
Co-op ATM (527 Sutter St.)


Trader Joe’s (10 4th St.)
Downtown Grocery Market (289 Eddy St.)
Bush Market (820 Bush St.)
Mason Street Market (39 Mason St.)
7-Eleven (527 Sutter St.)


Browse these guides from San Francisco Travel:

Restaurants near the conference hotels and convention center
More recommendations for Union Square
Restaurants in Chinatown
Places for vegetarian and vegan dining
San Francisco Chronicle on What to Eat Downtown


Quick Eats

Caffe Central (133 O’Farrell St.)
IKEA (945 Market St.)
Starbucks (170 O’Farrell St.)


CoCoBang (550 Taylor St.)
Johnny Foley’s Irish House (243 O’Farrell St.)
Kin Khao (55 Cyril Magnin St.)
Mason Diner (320 Mason St.)
New Delhi (160 Ellis St.)
John’s Grill (63 Ellis St.)
Bartlett Hall (242 O’Farrell St.)
Pinecrest Diner (401 Geary St.)
Sears Fine Food (439 Powell St.)

Office Supplies/Business Services

FedEx Office Center (available inside both the Hilton and Parc 55)
Walgreens (135 Powell St.)

Nearby Hospitals

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion (1600 Divisadero St.)
St. Francis Memorial Hospital (900 Hyde St.)

Urgent Care

Downtown Medical Group (490 Post St., Ste. 900)
Care Essentials by Kaiser Permanente (425 Mission St., Ste. 200)