The Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel is centrally located in downtown San Francisco, CA, at the intersection of Market and New Montgomery streets. Convenient BART system trains stop directly in front of the hotel.
In 1875, William Ralston's dream of opening a property that would surpass Europe's finest lodgings became reality. Today, the historic atrium-style Garden Court boasts a soaring stained-glass dome and Austrian-crystal chandeliers. The Garden Court hosts weekend Palace Jazz brunches and prepares à la carte lunches Monday through Saturday. Maxfield's Restaurant serves California cuisine while Kyo-ya Japanese restaurant prepares specialties such as Zen-inspired kaiseki dinners. Pied Piper Bar is the home of the famed Maxfield Parrish Pied Piper of Hamilton mural. The Palace Hotel offers 53,000 square feet of function space that includes three dramatically designed ballrooms. Events are also accommodated in 23 smaller rooms. A weekday business center offers full services. Internet access is available in public areas. A pool-view fitness facility was renovated in 2007 and features wood flooring and a complete range of workout equipment. The light-infused atrium pool features gleaming white tiles with blue accents. Beauty treatments are performed at a poolside cabana.
The hotel's 552 guestrooms boast 14-foot ceilings and mahogany furniture. Beds feature plush-top mattresses, luxury 300-thread-count Frette Italian linens and down duvets. High-speed Internet access is available for a fee. Other amenities include 37-inch flat-panel televisions, and laptop-compatible in-room safe, while MP3 players, CD players and DVD players are available upon request. Bathrooms include pedestal sinks, designer toiletries, massage showerheads, and terrycloth bathrobes. All rooms include refrigerators.