Hayes Mansion San Jose unveils $20M renovation

The Hayes Mansion San Jose, a historical landmark in California that is now part of Hilton's Curio Collection, has completed its renovations that includes 214 revamped guestrooms and suites, 33,000 square feet of upgraded event space and a reimagined lobby.

The design was led by ForrestPerkins. The original luxury estate structure was constructed in 1905 and is situated on six acres of real estate adjacent to a 20-acre park.

Hayes Mansion is owned by a joint venture lead by JMA Ventures and operated by Aimbridge Hospitality.

“We look forward to welcoming back our esteemed guests and organizations who have made Hayes a premier and unique historic destination,” said Jeff Carpenter, GM of the Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton, in a statement. “The hotel has been reimagined and transports visitors back to the rich history of the Hayes Mansion estate with a twist of modern flair and amenities desired by today’s guest.”

The reception area has been redesigned with warm tones and traditional textures with modern accents. Every guestroom and suite has been updated with wood, hand-forged iron accent pieces and improved technology.

The new Palm & Ember restaurant has a new bar area with airy blue-green tones, classic tiling, wood and brass fixtures and quartz countertops. The lounge flows through to the 150-person dining room and out to a 40-person outdoor terrace and garden seating area.