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Four Seasons San Francisco
In 2001, Four Seasons San Francisco opened with 277 guest rooms and suites and 136 residential units. The hotel comprises 12 floors of the 42-floor building, with stunning interiors designed by Meyer Davis complemented by a spa, a pool, a fitness center, an in-house restaurant, and meeting rooms. And last April, the hotel completed a stunning $20 million dollar renovation.
Whitewaller recommends: Viewing the art collection featuring Californian artists.
The St. Regis San Francisco
The St. Regis San Francisco embodies a new chapter of extraordinary hospitality in the most distinctive of urban settings: the vibrant SOMA District, adjoining the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Fusing a historic building with a 40-story tower and the Museum of the African Diaspora, the luxury hotel presents a refined, modern interpretation of the St. Regis legacy. Boasting artful views of the cityscape and bathed in sunlight, the hotel’s 214 guest rooms and 46 suites feature inviting hues, contemporary bathrooms and intuitive amenities. From a warm and welcoming hotel lobby, guests are guided to many other elegant amenities, including a spa and fitness center, a restaurant, and meeting spaces.
Whitewaller recommends: Experiencing The Art of Tea service in the hotel’s Lobby Lounge.
Fairmont San Francisco
Since 1907, Fairmont San Francisco has welcomed guests to 606 guest rooms and suites, three distinctive restaurants, meeting rooms, and a health club. Centrally located near the city’s most popular destinations, the hotel boasts two buildings, the historic Main Building and the Tower Building, with interiors designed by ForrestPerkins.
Whitewaller recommends: Sipping a cocktail at Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar.
W San Francisco
W San Francisco is an electric urban oasis in the heart of San Francisco’s SoMa district. With 404 guest rooms, including nine suites, the hotel’s chic and contemporary design offers a hip, stylish retreat downtown. The hotel also includes The Living Room, FIT, and seven state-of-the-art meeting room and banquet spaces.
Whitewaller recommends: Eating at TRACE.
In 2014, Hotel G opened with twelve floors of 149 design-savvy rooms, a Technogym fitness center, a meeting room, and Benjamin Cooper—the hotel’s cocktail oyster bar. In addition to three stunning penthouses on the 12th floor, added in June 2018, the hotel also opened the seafood restaurant Ayala last December.
Whitewaller recommends: Keeping your eyes open for a new restaurant, Tartine, opening in 2019.
AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront
AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront opened in October 2017 as a stunning European-inspired property designed by CallisonRTKL. With an upscale waterfront experience on the serene San Francisco Bay, the hotel’s 187 rooms were designed to showcase the stunning views and the al fresco courtyard, complemented by AC Kitchen & Lounge, AC Library, an indoor heated pool, and a fitness center.
Whitewaller recommends: Enjoying Michael Enn Sirvet’s Argento Shadow Sphere in the courtyard.
A part of sbe, the 100-year-old Clift SF is a timeless luxury boutique hotel designed by Philippe Starck. Its hotel lobby—with a private furniture collection by creators like Charles Eames, Salvador Dalí, and Roberto Matta—welcomes guests to continue exploring the Redwood Room bar, the Velvet Room’s multipurpose space, and the Living Room’s relaxation area.
Whitewaller recommends: Staying in the deluxe suite.