These Hotels Are Sure to Bring Holiday Cheer in the Bay

Written By: Amelia Wedemeyer 10 San Francisco Hotels for the Holidays
Whether you’re looking for a bit of New Year’s Eve excitement within the bustling metro or a more down-to-earth—but nonetheless opulent—holiday experience, you can find it at one of the 10 bay area hotels.

Omni

With its Florentine Renaissance architecture and convenient location downtown, the Omni San Francisco boasts a feeling of opulent luxury as well as accessibility. Built in 1926, the Omni features diverse bedrooms and suites as well as conference areas, a 24-hour fitness center, an in-house restaurant and even a “secret garden” terrace. Guests can enjoy a meal at the Omni’s Bob’s Steak & Chop House or grab a quick coffee and snack at Bob’s Bar.

A Guided Tour: For those looking to explore the city, the Omni offers complimentary guided walking tours each Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

Omni
500 California St
San Francisco, CA 94104
www.omnihotels.com

 

JW Marriott

Situated in Union Square, the JW Marriott San Francisco is a pet-friendly, luxury hotel that offers spacious hotel rooms, meeting and event areas, a fitness center and a casual dining experience. Hungry? The hotel is home to Level III Restaurant as well as Level III Bar, both of which feature delicious cocktails and refined dining.

On-Call Convenience: The award-winning hotel also offers 24-hour personal butler service and modern amenities like a complementary electric car charging station.

JW Marriott
515 Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.marriott.com

 

Stanford Court

This pet-friendly hotel offers several room options, from the standard to the presidential suite, all of which come with an in-room safe and a modern design. Guests can also enjoy a unique, local dining experience at the Aurea cafe and lounge.

The Local Beverage: Stanford Court offers a locally-sourced beverage experience at the hotel’s Aurea Lounge that includes craft beers, wines and spirits.

Stanford Court
905 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108
www.stanfordcourt.com

 

Westin Union Square

A choice spot for a relaxing holiday, the Westin on Union Square offers spacious rooms with unmatched views of the city. Guests can enjoy the sights around historic Union Square or treat themselves to a day at the hotel’s St. Francis Renewal Spa and WestinWORKOUT fitness center. And after you’ve worked up an appetite, be sure to sample all of the dining experiences including the Bourbon Steak, The Oak Room, Clock Bar and Caruso’s.

Travel Green: Get the full California experience and request the Green Choice program, where travelers can receive an incentive in exchange for being eco-friendly.

Westin Union Square
355 Powell St
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.westinstfrancis.com

 

The Scarlet

A lovely boutique hotel, The Scarlet Huntington San Francisco is a retreat inspired by the straits of Singapore and a gorgeous skyline view of The Bay Area. In addition to luxurious hotel rooms, The Scarlet offers treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms, an indoor infinity pool, a whirlpool and a workout room. Guests can also indulge their stomachs with the hotel’s Big 4 Restaurant, an “ingredient focused” dining experience.

All Business: Those looking for a swanky space to hold corporate meetings and events will find three meeting rooms at The Scarlet, all with their own unique feel.

The Scarlet
1075 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108
www.thescarlethotels.com

 

Parc 55

A Hilton Hotel, the Park 55 is a modern classic with its spacious lobby, plush rooms and its three dining venues: Cable 55, Kin Khao and Barbary Coast. Guests may also access the hotel’s 24-hour business center with free Wi-Fi, 24-hour fitness center and the city to-do knowledge of the hotel’s friendly staff.

Pocket Guide: Visit Parc 55’s online blog for a free travel guide to the city.

Parc 55
55 Cyril Magnin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.parc55hotel.com

 

W Hotel

The vibrant W Hotel San Francisco features an amazing variety of rooms, meeting spaces and restaurants all within the hotel itself. Billed as “an electric urban retreat” located in the heart of the Soma District, the W San Francisco offers a Bliss Spa, a fitness room, an immaculate Lumina light sculpture for viewing, and three dining venues: the Living Room Bar, the Upstairs Bar and TRACE.

Party Like It’s 1999: Party like you’re living in 1999 San Francisco with the hotel’s Throwback Thursday nights at the Upstairs Bar. Guests can also enjoy 90s cocktail prices!

W Hotel
181 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103
www.wsanfrancisco.com

 

Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton is a five-star hotel located in the middle of downtown San Francisco. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Bay Area as well as delicious restaurants including the signature Parallel 37 and the casual Lounge. The Ritz also offers 24-hour in-room dining service, car rental, complimentary overnight shoeshine and a fitness center and spa. Whether you’re a businessperson or a family, the Ritz is the ultimate luxe experience.

A Piece of History: Opening in September 1909, the Ritz-Carlton is over 100 years old!

Ritz-Carlton
600 Stockton St
San Francisco, CA 94108
www.ritzcarlton.com

 

The Clift

Located in Union Square, The Clift is a modern luxury for guests who enjoy interesting décor from celebrated artists including Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte and Ray and Charles Eames. Enjoy a cocktail or dine in at The Clift’s Velvet Room before heading to the hotel’s spacious Living Room that is modeled after an old English club.

Sit in Style: The Clift was designed by Philippe Starck and offers “one of the most eclectic furniture collections in all of California, ” according to the hotel itself.

The Clift
495 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.morganshotelgroup.com

 

Fairmont

With 592 guest rooms and suites, the Fairmont in San Francisco is a luxury hotel with incredible views overlooking the city. The Fairmont has three restaurants that offer special holiday-inspired festivities like the annual Gingerbread Holiday Tea, New Year’s Eve celebration, and a Christmas menu to be savored on both Christmas Eve and Day.

Holiday History: The Fairmont San Francisco has held a holiday festivities for its guests for more than a century.

Fairmont
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
www.fairmont.com/san-francisco

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