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The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa - Review

Nob Hill Peak Experience

The exterior of the Huntington Hotel, San Francisco
A haven for heads of state, celebrities and world travelers, the prestigious Huntington Hotel is one of San Francisco's most discreet cultural landmarks.

One of San Francisco's most beloved hotels, The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa beautifully captures the flair of this city. We love the steep, foggy hills, culture oozing from every corner and well-dressed people stepping out with purpose. It's so much more urban than Los Angeles.

The discreet Huntington has drawn heads of state, celebs and world travelers to its prestigious address on Nob Hill since 1924. It is a fine place: Guests are greeted with formal tea or coffee service. Before you head out again—you're just three blocks from Chinatown, four blocks from the theater district and the cable cars stop right at the door—you must take in the amazing views of the skyline, Grace Cathedral, Huntington Park, and the Bay.

Or stay in and unwind in the antique-strewn and Feng Shui arranged Nob Hill Spa for dreamy treatments such as an Alchemy Transformation Massage, Vitamin C Facial and the Seaweed Leaf Body Ritual. Eighteen-foot high windows with spectacular views of the city skyline surround the infinity indoor pool.

Luxury Suite at the Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa in San Francisco, California The infinity pool at the Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa in San Francisco, California
Luxury suite
The infinity pool

Built in 1924, the Georgian-style 12 story brick structure features 135 guest rooms and suites, all with views. Guests enjoy twice-daily maid service, nightly turndown, valet laundry service, complimentary access to the spa, the business center and complimentary chauffeured sedan service from the hotel to the Financial District and Union Square Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Big 4 Restaurant serves robust contemporary American cuisine. It was named after the great railroad barons of the Central Pacific Line, Charles Crocker, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and C.P. Huntington and we imagine it matches these magnates' large appetites. It is known locally as "the place" for the power lunch. We hear locals love the crab cakes and occasional wild game dishes.

The Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa
1075 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415-474-5400, 800-227-4683


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(Updated: 04/14/10 CT)


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