Piazza Hospitality, developers of the Hotel Healdsburg and h2hotel in Healdsburg, Calif., opened the Harmon Guest House. Designed by David Baker Architects of San Francisco, Harmon Guest House is located steps away from sister property h2hotel in downtown Healdsburg and includes the city’s only publicly accessible rooftop bar, The Rooftop at Harmon Guest House, which is scheduled to open to the public in October 2018.
Named after city of Healdsburg founder Harmon Heald, Harmon Guest House offers 39 guestrooms, including six suites.
The hotel offers adjoining rooms to connect with friends and family in suites and studio-style king rooms. Each guestroom receives natural light and opens onto private outdoor space by way of a balcony or patio. All rooms have a view of either the main street and town square, interior garden courtyards or the swimming pool and creek-side park. The rooms include design features paired with modern amenities such as custom Fireclay tiles made from recycled materials in California and Sonoma Stoneworks cast concrete vanities and tubs. A curated selection of commissioned art from emerging California artists adorns the hotel’s lobby, entryway and guestrooms.
The Rooftop at Harmon Guest House provides views of Healdsburg’s skyline and Fitch Mountain, and will serve a menu sharable dishes accompanied by craft cocktails, artisan beers and wines from both Healdsburg’s historic family wineries and the area’s up-and-coming young winemakers.
The property also offers an exclusive rooftop event space, Merritt Hall, which is perfect for celebrations and corporate gatherings. Merritt Hall comprises 1,493 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, accommodating up to 100 guests. Spoonbar, h2hotel’s innovative restaurant led by executive chef Matthew D’Ambrosi, provides on-site catering. All guest parking is provided via valet-served parking lifts in a garage accessed from Healdsburg Avenue. The garage also houses charging stations for electric cars, a fleet of bicycles for guests’ use and secure bicycle parking for guests who bring their own bikes.
Harmon Guest House also uses numerous environmentally friendly elements, including a sun-shading slat system to reduce solar heat gain, electric car charging stations and all LED lighting. The hotel also includes a rainwater harvesting system that provides 100 percent of the property’s irrigation needs. Additional green elements include a solar thermal water heating system, low/no VOC paints and coatings, a storm-water bio-swale, recycled-content and regional-content materials, reclaimed finish materials, high-efficiency irrigation system with weather-based controls and water-efficient plumbing fixtures. The property also utilizes FSC Certified wood throughout the building.