The Washington Inn Hotel is located in the heart of Oakland, California. The hotel is known for its comfortable and stylish living, with all the essential amenities. It is also very handy to commute to the various historical sights around town, making it a tourist’s favorite choice of stay. Also with the option of meeting rooms, restaurants and bars, it is an ideal location when on business as well.
Famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright said that the Claremont is one of the few hotels in the world with warmth, character and charm. The staff will go out of its way to charm you at this white jewel nestled in the foothills of Berkeley. On the grounds of what was once an English-style castle built with Gold Rush money, this sprawling white, Mediterranean-like villa was constructed in 1915 and has served guests with its gracious elegance, luxury and style ever since. A full spa service was added in the late 1980s. Make sure you book a room that has a view of the San Francisco Bay and city skyline.
You can't be more central in Berkeley than when you are while staying at this updated boutique hotel. Established in 1910, the hotel has nicely added contemporary amenities and comfort while maintaining it's high-end style. The lobby is open, airy, and glamorous. There is even, appropriately, a marble peace sign embedded into the entry way floor. The rooms feature similarly bold designs, with modern and comfortable chairs and beds, and bright windows. The staff is particularly attentive, and will go out of its way to satisfy your needs.
Stay in this State Historic Landmark building built in 1927 and designed by Julia Morgan, who also designed Hearst Castle. You will be taken by its elegance and beauty, its flowering courtyard, vaulted ceilings, large halls, tiled floors, huge indoor pool, rooftop restaurant and overall California style. The rooms are all comfortable and nicely appointed, and many have sweeping views of the Bay and San Francisco (no televisions - the view is your TV). Coupled with the exquisite service, you could spend days here without stepping foot outside. Massage therapists, lecture series, conveniently close to the University, restaurants and shopping. Discounts for longer stays from a week on, as well as monthly rates and seasonal rates.
Included on the list of architecturally significant structures of San Francisco, this Nob Hill landmark also has the distinction of having been named one of the very best hotels in the United States by Travel & Leisure magazine. Covering an entire city block, its polished marble floors, antiques and museum-quality art create an opulent setting. Fine dining, high tea, live music and a 24-hour staff satisfy your every need. Guest rooms are elegantly appointed with rich wood furniture and Italian marble bathrooms.
Situated strategically across the street from Downtown's Yerba Buena Gardens in the SoMa neighborhood, the St. Regis Hotel is the last word in luxury. The Williams Building, which has long been a landmark, was renovated into a five-star restaurant and the 13,700 square-foot (1273 square-meter) Laboratoire Remède Spa. The hotel sets a new trend for urban chic in the area, with all the world-class amenities for its guests.
Located at the Embarcadero Center in the heart of the city's Financial District, this hotel offers guests luxury accommodations within a quick glance of San Francisco's major business and shopping centers. Elegantly renovated several years back, the interior of the hotel boasts a giant fountain on the second floor and a live jazz pianist in the open lounge. The ambiance is serene and elegant, far from the maddening crowd. Sunday brunch in the dramatic atrium draws locals as well as travelers.
Centrally located in San Francisco's Financial District and steps away from Chinatown and the Ferry Building, this luxurious hotel offers unrivaled accommodation and state-of-the-art amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness centre. This completely non-smoking hotel offers spacious guest rooms furnished with 55-inch flat-screen TVs, goose-down duvets and wireless internet access. Rooms feature large wall coverings with topographical maps of the surrounding mountains and hills. While staying at San Francisco's Le Meridien, guests can enjoy on-site gourmet dining and a happy hour at Bar 333 and Bistro or the Park Grill restaurant. In addition to stunning views of the city's skyline, Le Meridien San Francisco offers easy access to some of the area's most popular attractions. The legendary cable car lines are also easily accessible and provide access to many areas of the city. Fisherman's Wharf is 13 minutes' drive away from Le Meridien, while Chinatown and Union Square are less than 15 minutes' walk away. A number of major corporate offices, including Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and Wells Fargo can also be found nearby.