Palace Hotel, San Francisco

Palace Hotel, San Francisco

The Palace Hotel in San Francisco is a historical landmark that has stood the test of time. Referred to as the "new" Palace Hotel, it was built to replace the original Palace Hotel, which was unfortunately destroyed in the devastating fire caused by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

On December 19, 1909, the present structure of the Palace Hotel opened its doors to the public on the same site as its predecessor. This grand hotel underwent a significant renovation and seismic retrofit from January 1989 to April 1991, during which it was temporarily closed for two years. This extensive refurbishment aimed to preserve its historical charm while ensuring its structural integrity for future generations to enjoy.

Situated on a vast city block, the Palace Hotel's main building has stood for over a century, proudly boasting nine stories. Its location is unparalleled, adjacent to both the BART Montgomery Street Station and the Monadnock Building. Across the bustling Market Street, one can find Lotta's Fountain, a historic landmark itself, making the Palace Hotel a central and easily accessible hub for visitors and locals alike.

Stepping into the Palace Hotel is like stepping back in time, as guests are greeted by elegant decor and a sense of old-world charm. The hotel offers a luxurious and memorable experience, combining classic style with modern amenities. From opulent guest rooms to sophisticated dining options, the Palace Hotel strives to provide an unforgettable stay for its guests.

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Sight Name: Palace Hotel
Sight Location: San Francisco, USA (See walking tours in San Francisco)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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