VIBE Guide: Sensation San Francisco


Sensation finally drops down in the U.S. this fall with its nationwide ‘Ocean of White’ tour (“slash” all-white rave party), and its first stop: San Francisco. For those who scored tickets for the September 14 show, here’s the VIBE guide on where to stay, eat, and rave while in SanFran for every budget and lifestyle ->

The Venue: Oracle Arena (7000 Coliseum Way)

Hotels and Restaurants For…
…A Big Spender
Stay @ Hotel Vitale (8 Mission Street) – Breathtaking views of the Bay Bridge and luxury amenities. [Distance from venue -> 20 minute drive]
Eat @ Chez Panisse (1517 Shattuck Avenue) – Where California cuisine was born, the restaurant offers an excellent wine list and a menu that features the freshest in organic ingredients.

…The Moderate
Stay @ Orchard Garden Hotel (466 Bush Street) – This place provides a luxury feel without the luxurious prices due to its eco-friendly setup featuring energy-saving rooms and rooftop garden. [Distance from venue -> 30 minute drive]
Eat @ Zazie (941 Cole Street) – The perfect place to stop in after a late night romp, this cozy venue offers weekend brunch and a variety of lunch dishes at great prices.

… On A Budget
Stay @ Adelaide Hostel (5 Isadora Duncan Lane) – For the money conscious, luckily there’s a hostel located in SanFran offering free continental breakfast and internet/computer access. [Distance from venue -> 30 minutes drive or 53 minute Metro transit)]
Eat @ Atlas Café (3049 20th Street) – One of the city’s most popular cafés, people can always be found lined up for the establishment’s fresh breakfast pastries and lattes, all raning from $4 to $8.

Clubs To See ->
Amnesia (853 Valencia Street): Belgium brews with suitable beats.
111 Minna (111 Minna Street): Art gallery by day, underground rave grounds by night.

Places to shop…
For lingerie -> Alla Prima Fine Lingerie (539 Hayes Street)
For last minute digs -> Jeremy’s (2 South Park)
For outfit ‘embellishments’ -> Flax Art & Design (1699 Market Street)

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