The Fairmont, San Francisco

5* out of 5 stars

An emblem of San Francisco's rich tapestry, The Fairmont, San Francisco is not just a hotel but an enduring symbol of the city's illustrious history. Established in 1907, it holds the title of being the original signing location of the UN Charter and has proudly served as the West Coast residence for multiple Presidents, thereby earning the moniker, "White House of The West". Nestled atop Nob Hill, where all the city's cable car lines meet, The Fairmont grants its guests unparalleled panoramas of the city skyline, bay area, Golden Gate Bridge, and legendary Alcatraz Island.

Accommodation at The Fairmont, San Francisco

Every room at The Fairmont, San Francisco exudes luxury and sophistication. Guests can expect beautifully designed spaces adorned with premium amenities such as marble bathrooms, sumptuous bedding, and high-speed WiFi. For those looking for an elevated experience, the hotel's suites offer even more opulence with expansive living areas, dining spaces, and breathtaking city vistas.

Dining at The Fairmont, San Francisco

The hotel's fine dining restaurant, Laurel Court, reflects the majestic architecture of the establishment, complete with stately marble pillars, resplendent domes, and intricate carvings. Such magnificence in culinary offerings and ambience led to it being honoured as the "Best in the World" by Condé Nast Traveller Reader's Choice Awards in 2011. Continuing a cherished tradition since its opening in 1907, afternoon tea at The Fairmont, San Francisco promises a delightful escape. Indulge in their renowned scones, sandwiches, and a vast array of pastries, each meticulously crafted using local ingredients.

Things to do at The Fairmont, San Francisco

Beyond its historic allure and luxurious accommodations, The Fairmont, San Francisco offers a holistic experience for its guests. Pamper yourself at the on-site spa or maintain your fitness routine at Club One, the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Step outside to experience the pulse of the city. Nestled atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont, San Francisco is a stone's throw from iconic cable car rides, bustling Union Square, and the historic waterfront. Also nearby, you can explore Chinatown's allure, Fisherman's Wharf's delights, and the expansive Golden Gate Park. Given its prime location and stellar amenities, The Fairmont, San Francisco undoubtedly stands as a beacon of luxury in the heart of San Francisco.

Know Before You Go

It is standard practice for resorts/hotels within the USA to charge a mandatory resort fee which is payable locally. This fee can be anywhere between $5 to $50 per room per night and is not included in the cost of your Kenwood Travel holiday. Expect to pay a resort fee of approximately $35 + tax, per room per night (subject to change).

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Accommodation

Signature Room

Signature rooms are located in the Tower facing the San Francisco bay. The Tower is a more contemporary building, and was built to take advantage of the stunning views atop Nob Hill. All rooms have been completely renovated, and include oversized marble baths with separate showers and tubs, as well as large desks and sitting areas. These stylish San Francisco hotel rooms have also been updated with flat-screen TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, and MP3 docking stations. These spacious San Francisco hotel rooms also feature picture windows with unparalleled views of the Bay.

Main Building Balcony Suite

Main Building Balcony Suites at The Fairmont San Francisco feature an ornately filigreed terrace, an elegant parlour, bedroom and marble bath. The bedroom and living room are separated by a door for privacy. Each of these graceful San Francisco suites are unique in decor, layout and size, but all feature updated amenities including Frette linen ensembles, flat-panel TVs and MP3 docking station. An additional bedroom can be added to form a Two-Bedroom Suite. Suites can also easily accommodate a rollaway bed.

Tower Suite

Tower Suites at The Fairmont San Francisco hotel afford the most breathtaking views of San Francisco. Contemporary in design, Tower Suites are bordered by large picture windows and equipped with telescopes to capture views from the bedroom and living room. These luxurious San Francisco suites can easily accommodate 12 people for entertaining. Tower Suites have a spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower. All suites have been updated with flat-panel TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, MP3 docking stations in the bedroom and a Bose sound system in the living room. Tower Suites also can be connected to a second bedroom with either one King bed or two Queen beds, based on availability.

Signature Golden Gate Suite

Signature Golden Gate Suites offer spectacular panoramic views of the City and Bay including landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Coit Tower and the TransAmerica Pyramid. All are equipped with telescopes in the living room which is separated from the bedroom by double doors. Situated on the corner of the Tower Building, these suites are located on floors 12-21 and offer an abundance of natural light. Luxuriously appointed, the Signature Golden Gate Suites feature spectacular marble bathroom with separate bath and shower, flat-panel TVs, pillow top beds, Nespresso coffee machines and Bose sound systems. These suites also can be connected to a second bedroom with either one King bed or two Queen beds, based on availability.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe rooms are located in the Tower building. The Tower is a more contemporary building and was built to take advantage of the stunning views atop Nob Hill. All rooms have been completely renovated, and include oversized marble baths with separate showers and tubs, as well large desks and sitting areas. These stylish San Francisco hotel rooms have also have been updated with flat screen TVs, Frette linen ensembles, pillow top beds, and MP3 docking stations. They also feature picture windows with unrivalled skyline views.

Facilities

  • Accessible rooms & facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Babysitting
  • Bars
  • Bicycles
  • Concierge
  • Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Shop
  • Parking
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar

Laurel Court showcases seasonal menus that are authentically local, traditional and innovative. Chef JW Foster has partnered with local farmers for the freshest, seasonal organic produce and free range poultry and eggs, with the finest of ranchers for natural and dry-aged beef, and with Monterey’s Seafood Watch in purchasing from sustainable sources. The Culinary Team produces much of its charcuterie in-house, using traditional cold curing techniques, and handcrafting small batches of such items as sausage, pancetta, and pastrami. Laurel Court features Farm Fresh Salads, Hand-Cut Organic, Dry-Aged Steaks, and Market-Driven Seafood.

Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar

Tonga Room offers a tropical and festive atmosphere with live entertainment, dancing and a rainstorm. Tonga Room serves exceptional Pacific Rim Asian Cuisine in a tropical setting. It is the perfect escape after a busy day of meetings or shopping along Union Square. Be sure to try the Mai Tai, regularly recognized as the City's best!