City at a glance – San Francisco, California
The St. Regis San Francisco:
Often dubbed the best luxury hotel in town, The St. Regis San Francisco hotel is a modem masterpiece situated within the SoMa district. The hotel embodies extraordinary hospitality with modern day sophistication to meet the needs of modern day travellers and of course, personalised butler services, a treasured hallmark of all St. Regis experiences for over a hundred years. An artful address in its own right, the hotel is home to the Museum of the African Diaspora and the renowned San Francisco Museum of Modern art next door. Talk about convenience and a vibrant neighbourhood. This is the best district to reside in with plenty of public transportation and attractions just a stone’s throwaway.
The Scarlet Huntington, San Francisco:
The Scarlet Huntington pays homage to the former Huntington Hotel’s illustrious legacy in Nob Hill. With its defining charm intact and traditions upheld, hotel guests can expect to receive the same kind of hospitality and bespoke services it had in the former years.
The reimagined establishment is a melting pot of culture as Singapore Straits Chinese heritage is fused with the high-fashion luxury of Nob Hill. Hotel guests can expect to be thrown into a sensual, chic yet timeless mood as they rejuvenate within the glamorous yet soothing suites. Situated within the Nob Hill neighbourhood, expect to find an array of good restaurants and shopping in Pacific Heights and Japantown nearby.
The Argonaut, A Nobble House Hotel:
Inspired by the Greek legend and Gold Rush-era adventurers, the hotel is one of those rare places in San Francisco where you can truly merit the term iconic. Located in the historic Haslett Warehouse, the Argonaut’s home is a grand building built in 1907 of exposed brick and navy flare on the inside. Though it sits firmly by the edge of the Fisherman’s Wharf Bay, it may seem as if you are inside a cruise ship with plenty of nautical themed artifacts adorned. Hit the unwind button within the privacy of your own room as you enjoy the in-room spa services while soaking in the sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay.
Alameda Point Antiques Faire:
If you have the patience to plow through millions of items, this might be paradise for you. This is the largest antiques show in Northern California and it is held on the first Sunday every month.
You can find just about anything here, from vintage and antique home decorations to clothing, furniture, jewellery, art, pottery, books and collectibles.