Full update coming to San Francisco's Inn at Union Square

The Inn at Union Square, a Greystone property, is undertaking a full renovation of the boutique San Francisco hotel’s 30 guestrooms, suites and public spaces. Slated for completion in January 2017, the renovations of the hotel are inspired by philanthropist and proponent of the arts Alma Spreckels, with details that evoke a residential quality influenced by the historic homes of the city. 

“We are thrilled to announce the exciting news of our renovation. Inspired by Alma Spreckels—often said to be the soul of the City—as well as San Francisco’s grand Victorians, our updated rooms and public spaces will provide guests with a unique slice of San Francisco life and a true home away from home,” said Ramon Serrano, GM of the Inn at Union Square. “From artwork to doorways, we closely scrutinize every aspect of these renovations to make sure that we were honoring the special history of the hotel and this magnificent city, ensuring that we are providing a welcoming and comfortable experience for all of our guests, both those returning to us and those discovering us for the first time.”  

This refreshment of the hotel was helmed by interior design firm Perkins + Will, and will include a new color palette of whites and greys with plum, gold and burnt orange accents. New guestroom details include tufted headboards, plush velvet lounge chairs, black out draperies, space for lounging and entertaining and artwork inspired by San Francisco. The renovated bathrooms will also have a spa-like experience, with Calcutta marble, floating glass shelves, and oversized mirrors.


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The hotel’s public spaces will also benefit from the renovation. The lobby will serve as a formal entryway, with oversized art pieces, soft benches and accessories that give a touch of home. The public parlors—one on each floor—will be a modern interpretation of the formal living rooms of San Francisco’s historic homes, most with fully-functioning wood burning fireplaces, cabinet walls filled with artwork, vases and sculptures, and new soft seating for socializing or enjoying a glass of wine. Corridors will also be transformed with accents of hardwood flooring and gallery artwork, and each guestroom’s entry doors will be personalized with its own color, number and unique door knocker inspired by San Francisco entry doors.