5 of the haute-est design hotels in San Francisco

1) San Francisco Proper Hotel

One of the chicest properties to hit the city. This old hotel has been completely revised and given a modern interior makeover by design extraordinaire Kelly Wearstler. Each room is styled with her signature flair and lounges have an eclectic mix of artwork. Enjoy stylish drinks and food from both the lobby and must-see rooftop bar.

lobby interior of Proper Hotel San Francisco

2) The St. Regis San Francisco

Stylish, sophisticated and truly relaxing. First impression as you step into an expansive lounge and lobby bar warmed by an indoor fireplace. Each guestroom is designed in soft shades and equipped with beautiful amenities creating a very soothing environment. Many rooms have oversized soaking tubs. There is also a pool and spa on site.

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3) The Battery

This is a private Members-only club, but a membership isn’t required to stay at its 14-suite luxury boutique hotel. Every space within The Battery was exquisitely designed by SF’s most celebrated designer Ken Fulk. All hotel guests have access to The Battery’s exclusive facilities during their stay – and that’s a bonus.

A lounge at The Battery hotel in San Francisco

4) 1 Hotel

Local greenery. Reclaimed and natural materials. Organic linens and amenities. This sustainable hotel is a fresh welcome to SF. It’s a place for those who appreciate thoughtful design and impact on the environment. Adding to its appeal is its location on the Embarcadero and view of the waterfront.

thoughtful design at the 1 Hotel in SF

5) Mansion on Sutter

Also known as the Payne House, this boutique hotel is the only 5-star Victorian mansion in San Francisco. A perfect place for those who appreciate architectural history, art, antiques and design. There are 10 unique guest suites, each combining a mix of classic and modern design elements.

room interior at the Mansion on Sutter in SF

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