The Waldorf Astoria San Francisco begins development

Hilton Worldwide revealed the development of the Waldorf Astoria San Francisco, which will be the centerpiece of a 2-million-square-foot, mixed-used complex that will offer luxury entertainment, retail and office space.

The hotel will be located in 21 stories
of a tower designed by Foster + Partners.

Waldorf Astoria San Francisco will reside within the first 21 stories of a tower designed by the architecture firm Foster + Partners. Located at Mission Street between Ecker and 1st Streets, Waldorf Astoria San Francisco will be located in the city’s Transbay Neighborhood, in the center of a redevelopment project surrounding the Transbay Transit Center.

“With the revitalization taking place around the Transbay Transit Center, this neighborhood is poised to become a major hub for locals and global luxury travelers, which underscores Waldorf Astoria’s commitment of being in the center of coveted gateway destinations,” said John T.A. Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. "Waldorf Astoria San Francisco marks our third property in California – behind La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs and the future Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. We are thrilled to accept this extraordinary opportunity to extend our unforgettable experiences, the finest amenities, and True Waldorf Service up the West Coast.”

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Bordered by Market Street on the north, Embarcadero on the east, Folsom Street on the south, and Hawthorne Street to the west, the Transbay Neighborhood is transportation friendly with wide sidewalks and bike paths. The neighborhood has a mix of shops and restaurants, as well as contemporary green spaces.
Hospitality design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates is designing Waldorf Astoria San Francisco’s interiors. The hotel will have a spa and personal concierges.

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