San Francisco's number one industry is tourism, so it should come as no surprise that the majority of our nicer hotels offer up accommodations for every type of traveler, including the super rich. Here now, a roundup of the most exclusive and expensive hotel suites that the city has to offer.
The Four Seasons Hotel's Speciality One-Bedroom Suite clocks in at 2,300 square feet and has views of the Yerba Buena Gardens and the San Francisco Bay. Super fancy design details include custom hand-woven area rugs and 100 percent silk wall coverings. There's also a wine refrigerator that has over 30 hand-selected bottles of wine by the hotel's sommelier. The suite starts at $8,000 a night.
The Intercontinental's Presidential Suite is a 2,000 square foot duplex on the 31st and 32nd floors. Highlights include two private outdoor terraces, a baby grand piano on the main level, and two master baths in the master suite. It starts at $3,500 a night.
The 1,960 square foot Presidential Suite at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco has a private 1,200 square foot outdoor balcony that overlooks the Financial District. The one or two bedroom suite has 2.5 baths, and has highlights like a dining room with seating for eight guests, a living room with a Steinway Grand piano, and a personal wine cellar. It'll typically run you around $8,000 a night.
Icon San Francisco leather brand Mulholland collaborated with the Huntington Hotel to create the Mulholland Suite. It features one-of-a-kind Mulholland concept furnishings throughout. The 715 square foot suite will run you $1,400 a night.
The Samuel Suite at Hotel Adagio clocks in at 875 square feet and starts at around $1,000 per night. Highlights include private dining for eight and an adjacent 400 square foot terrace with views of the Financial District and Downtown.
The Mark Hopkins Suite at the (you guessed it) Intercontinental Mark Hopkins' main attraction is the private roof garden that has 240-degree views of the city. The 1,140 square foot suite will run you $3,000 a night.
The California Suite on the 18th floor of the International Mark Hopkins is 2,240 square feet and is the hotel's more contemporary suite. Guests also have the option of reserving the entire 18th floor by connecting the California and Penthouse suites into a three-bedroom private floor.
The Presidential Suite at the Sir Francis Drake is 1,125 square feet. The major highlight is the large outdoor terrace that has views of Union Square.
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Hotel Nikko's Imperial Suite on the 23rd floor is 2,635 square feet and has two bedrooms. The suite has restricted elevator access for added privacy. It starts at $2,500 per night.
[Photos by Patricia Chang]
The CLIFT's Private Apartment is a 1,200 squre foor corner suite on the 14th floor. It boasts parquet flooring and original wood paneled walls. There's also a working fireplace. It starts at $2,500 a night.
The grand dame of San Francisco's hotel suites is the Fairmont Hotel's Penthouse, which we profiled earlier this week. It'll run you $15,000 a night.
· Speciality One Bedroom Suite [Four Seasons San Francisco]
· Presidential Suite [Intercontinental]
· Presidential Suite [Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco]
· Mulholland Suite [Huntington Hotel]
· Samuel Suite [Hotel Adagio]
· Rooms and suites [Intercontinental Mark Hopkins]
· The Presidential Suite [Sir Francis Drake]
· Imperial Suite [Hotel Nikko]
· Suites [Fairmont Hotel]
· This is San Francisco's Most Expensive Hotel Suite [Curbed SF]
· Private Apartment [CLIFT]
· All Hotels Week 2013 coverage [Curbed SF]