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Prestigious 1920s hotel on San Francisco’s Nob Hill

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Set at the top of San Francisco's prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood with a cable-car stop out front, The Huntington Hotel is within 6 blocks of Union Square, the financial district, and Chinatown.

Town Car and spa

Complimentary amenities include Town Car service to downtown San Francisco, and entry to Nob Hill Spa with an indoor pool, spa tub, eucalyptus steam room, fitness equipment, and a yoga studio.

Modern comforts

Guestrooms at The Huntington overlook the city and include Frette-brand linens and Nob Hill Spa toiletries. Wireless Internet access, MP3 docking stations, and turndown service are also provided.

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This property is closed until 31 May 2014 for renovations and will resume operation once the renovation is complete (completion date subject to change).
Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.


Established in 1924, The Huntington Hotel's longstanding record of service and comfort earned recognition from Travel and Leisure in 2011 as one of the world's "Top 500 Hotels." Perched atop San Francisco's prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood, the property overlooks the spires and stained glass of Grace Cathedral. The California Street cable car stops right outside the hotel door. Complimentary town car service delivers guests to Union Square and the financial district daily, 8 AM to 4 PM (subject to availability).

The hotel is home to Nob Hill Spa, to which guests receive complimentary passes. In addition to an indoor pool, spa tub and yoga studio, spa services include the Champagne Facial, Lavender Sugar Scrub, and Bindi Herbal Body Treatment (surcharges).

Big 4 restaurant, acclaimed for its innovative and contemporary American cuisine and fine wines, offers nightly specials and live piano music.

Commerical travelers can take advantage of business amenities including a self-serve business center and 4 meeting and conference rooms, ranging from 276 to 619 square feet.

Other conveniences include daily concierge service and hotel-wide wireless Internet access (surcharge).

This hotel is entirely smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1924
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business services
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service health spa
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 140
  • Patio
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 276-619
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 26
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 4
  • Sauna
  • Security guard
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tour assistance
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Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Valet parking (surcharge)

In the room
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Cable TV service
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • In-room massage available
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Turndown service
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Eat and drink

Big 4 - Acclaimed restaurant spotlighting innovative and contemporary American cuisine in a distinctly San Francisco-style setting. Dinner menu items may include Sauteed Petrale Sole, Roasted Wild Nigerian Salt Prawns, and Rack of Sonoma Lamb Roasted with Rosemary Crust. Wild game specials and seasonal menus. Fine wines. Nightly piano entertainment. Fireplace. Lounge with bar menu and cocktails. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner; bar open early afternoon to late evening.

Room service - Available from early morning to late evening.

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Guests receive complimentary access to Nob Hill Spa, within the hotel. The spa includes an indoor pool and spa tub, saunas, a eucalyptus steam room, and fitness equipment. Also available are a weight room, yoga studio, and fitness classes including Pilates and yoga (surcharges may apply). The concierge provides jogging maps.

Huntington Park, across the street from the hotel, has a playground. One mile away, the Embarcadero offers a bayside promenade popular for walking, biking, jogging, and in-line skating. A seasonal ice-skating rink is located at the Embarcadero Center.

Boating, fishing, sailing, and surfing are offered at various areas around the San Francisco Bay, including several beaches within three to 10 miles of the hotel. The Presidio Golf Course, four miles from the hotel, is open to the public.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility
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Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express American Express, Diners Club Diners Club, Discover Discover, JCB International JCB International, MasterCard MasterCard, Visa Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We Should Mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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  • The Scarlet Huntington Hotel is listed in the 2011 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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