Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
950 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108, US
Mirae Asset Management
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Paul Tormey, Regional Vice President California and General Manager, brings over 30 years of experience to Fairmont San Francisco with his latest position as General Manager and Regional Vice President of the East Coast Fairmont Hotels.
4-Star Luxury ; Accor
FARIMONT SAN FRANCISCO
History & Story
Fairmont was named after James Graham Fair or “Bonanza Jim” a mining magnate and U.S. Senator. Tessie and Virginia aka “Birdie” (Fair’s daughters) inherited the property after his death & Decided to build the first hotel Atop Nob hill as a monument to their father.
On April 18, 1906 The Great Earthquake shook San Francisco. Fairmont was scheduled to open within days, but it was damaged from the fire that had consumed half of the city of San Francisco. The owners pledged to open 1 yr. later (to-the-date). Since the hotel opened its doors in 1907 the Fairmont has been an integral part of the heart and history of San Francisco.
Renovation of all guestrooms concluded in mid-2015 led by Forrest Perkins U.S. based interior architecture.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
In 2010, Fairmont San Francisco, in partnership with Marshall’s Farm, installed honey beehives in the hotel’s roof top garden in order to help support the bee population. Annually, the beehives typically produce an impressive 1,000 pounds of honey, which has been served to hotel guests as part of Fairmont’s commitment to offering local, organic, sustainable cuisine. This home-harvested honey is used in soups, salad dressings, pastries and as an accompaniment to the hotel’s time-honored afternoon tea service. to offering local, organic, sustainable cuisine.
Atop Nob Hill
Key sites/activities in the area
Centrally located, walking distance to Union Square, China Town, North Beach and the Financial District. All which offer amazing restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
Fairmont San Francisco was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#02000373) on 17 April 2002. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has accepted the Fairmont San Francisco to be part of the Historic Hotels of America.
Fairmont San Francisco is partnered with American Girl Doll offering an American Girl doll package where the child gets a Doll-Size Travel Bed, Doll-Size Robe & Slippers for their American Girl Doll.
Fairmont San Francisco tailor’s children amenities based on the request/needs from each family that stays at the hotel.
Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 592
Number of suites: 62
Fairmont San Francisco offers a variety of suites between Historic Main Building and Tower Building.
Main Building offers high ceiling, each suite has a unique charm, spacious bedroom and parlour area with views of Nob Hill neighbourhood. Types of Suites in the Main Building are: Main Building suite; Main Building Corner Suite (offering 2-bathrooms) and Main Building Balcony Suite (offers views of the city).
Suites in the Tower offer wall-to-wall windows of the city skyline and bay.
There are two types of Suites in the Tower Building: Tower Suite (Floors 2-11) and Signature Golden Gate Suite (Floors 12-21) the difference between both are the views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Number of Luxury Suites: 5
• Five (5) one-of-a-kind suites are located in Historic Main Building and Tower Building:
The Cambridge Suite
(offering spacious parlour area and 2-full bathrooms)
Napoleon Two-Bedroom Suite
(2-bedroom suite with views of the city)
Buckingham Balcony Suite
(spacious enclosed glass balcony overlooking city skyline, and a dry bar hidden behind a “secret” door)
Diplomat Tony Bennett Suite
(Located on the 22nd floor of the Tower Building, the suite features the original artwork of Tony Bennett and celebrates incredible panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz, Coit Tower and beyond)
(Situated on the highest floor of the Tower building, 23 stories above Nob Hill, the Fairmont Suite grants the most astonishing, wrap around views of the City and Bay) •
Restaurants & Bars
• Laurel Court Restaurant and Bar
Laurel Court showcases seasonal menus that are authentically local, traditional and innovative. Chef Oscar Gonzalez 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 Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
A visit to San Francisco is not complete without experiencing Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar. Consistently awarded for serving ‘San Francisco’s Best Happy Hour’, Tonga Room offers exceptional Pacific Rim Asian Cuisine in a tropical setting that includes thunder and rain storms. It is the perfect escape after a busy day of meetings or shopping along Union Square.
Active Sports at Nob Hill offers a luxurious, comfortable environment for exercise – and the ultimate San Francisco spa experience. The fitness facility features state-of-the-art gym cardio and strength training equipment along with various fitness classes and spa treatments
Corporate & Celebration Events
Fairmont San Francisco features 55,000 square feet of elegant and well-equipped function space. Meeting rooms include everything from grand and glamorous ballrooms for large conferences or conventions, to intimate spaces for smaller meetings. Fairmont San Francisco has built a reputation for superb service, and the hotel’s expert staff is dedicated to making your meeting a success.
Extra Notable Features
• Golf Clubs
• House car (first come, first serve) based on availability
• Fairmont Historic Tour (based on availability)
Hotel and restaurant Awards
• AAA Four Diamond Award.
• ExxonMobil Four Star Award.
• M&C Gold Key and Gold Platter Award.
• Travel & Leisure’s “World’s Best Hotels” Award.
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