Indidesign’s Beatrice Girelli renovates The Palace Hotel, San Francisco

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts and Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts will soon conclude the renovation of The Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco. Rolling out in two phases, the redesigned guestrooms are now complete, while the renovation of the hotel's public spaces, Garden Court and new restaurant concept will debut within this month.

Led by interior designer Beatrice Girelli of Indidesign, the redesign of the property was inspired by innovations in San Francisco, with attention given to connectivity.

The 556 guestrooms, including 55 suites, have crown moldings that frame wrought-iron windows and oak doors adorned with brass monogrammed knobs. Dark wood furnishings, mixed metals and artistic lighting juxtapose a new color palette of blue, charcoal and grey.


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Masculine details in the property include trim lines, bespoke stitching and tailored bed frames that recall the details of men's suiting. Meanwhile, feminine details include the drapery and upholstery. Nightstands were inspired by vintage travel trunks. Other key elements include stitched leather details and chrome accents.

Suites were introduced to the hotel following the renovation, including the Royal Suite and the State Suite. The Royal Suite spans almost 1,000 square feet with city views from curved windows at the suite's living room and a king bedroom. Attention was given to architectural details, including a carved marble fireplace. Used is the color palette of pale blue, plum and ivory. Similarly, the State Suite is designed to feel like a San Francisco apartment with natural light that streams through large windows, contemporary furnishings, hardwood floors and custom-made area rugs in every room and a spa-like bath.

The Garden Court will be renovated to reveal two dining venues. In front of the court, The GC Lounge will have a communal table offering technology. There will also be bronze paneled screens with antique mirror accents.

The indoor pool located at the fourth floor of The Palace Hotel has restored ceiling. This space has a neutral palette, stone tile and spa-like design elements.

Following the renovation, the fitness center now spans 3,000 square feet and has floor-to-ceiling windows, a new cardio training room and new equipment from LifeFitness. The men's and women's lounges now has marble bath areas, spa showers, new design elements and back-lit mirrors.