Set atop Nob Hill, this landmark boutique hotel is 2 minutes' walk from Grace Cathedral, 6 minutes' walk from Chinatown and half a mile from Union Square.
The chic rooms feature colorful accents and artwork, as well as flat-screens and free Wi-Fi; many have city or bay views. Some rooms add sitting areas, suites include living rooms. Individual features may include hand-carved lounge chairs and 4-poster beds.
A sophisticated restaurant/bar serves New American cuisine. Other amenities include a tri-level spa, an indoor infinity pool, a hot tub and an exercise room.