Steeped in elegance and old-world charm, San Francisco's Nob Hill Hotel (Calif.) rose to glory in 1907 and was restored to its original beauty in 1998. One of Hyde Street's favorite decorations, this neighborhood boutique is positioned in the affluent Nob Hill district reminding passers-by of why San Francisco is one of the most fashionable cities in the world. Only two streets away, the famous San Francisco Cable Car lines will transport guests to tourist-attractive areas including the North Beach, Fisherman's Wharf and the Embarcadero Center. Other points of interest include Chinatown, the Theatre district and Union Square, where guests can navigate high-end shopping, intimate cafes and seamless entertainment. Interestingly, the Nob Hill Hotel has hosted countless entertainers and celebrities as the property is surrounded by music halls and popular performance venues.
Commanding the attention of its viewers, the hotel interior boasts original marble flooring, high ceilings with decorative moldings, l892 Period Stained Glass panels, Alabaster Chandeliers and an extensive collection of Victorian paintings. Offering an evening wine/sherry tasting, the professional hotel staff is available around the clock, and will gladly arrange limousine service, secretarial services, massage treatments and room service. While their esteemed business clientele can peruse newspapers, daily, in the lobby, leisure travelers can enjoy complimentary continental breakfasts, at their own pace.
Walking into a guestroom at the Nob Hill Hotel is like taking a crash-course in European history and design. Featuring reproduction antique furnishings and Victorian décor, these charming accommodations were designed to remind their occupants of a time when comfort was determined by wealth and style. Many of these smoke-free guestrooms offer mini fridges, safe-deposit boxes and coffeemakers.