We dream of visiting wonderful places throughout our existence, and San Francisco is one of those cities in California that interests us. Aside from merely visiting to witness its beauty, many people travel there for business, meetings, and events. Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth give a guide to the best hotels in San Francisco. Discover Fairmont Hotel, Ritz Carlton, St. Regis, and the Palace Hotel. Tune in to this episode to know what makes these hotels the best places for meeting destinations!
Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth are travel and hospitality entrepreneurs and owners of the global meetings organization, American Meetings, Inc. From sourcing hotels to corporate event management around the world, their team selects corporate event venues and meeting planners for a wide array of enterprise business clients, providing ideas for convention themes and strategies for running global meetings and events. Learn more at www.americanmeetings.com.
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A Guide To The Best Hotels In San Francisco
If you have events or meetings in a new city, the first thing you will have to do is a plan for the hotel you’ll be staying in. This episode is the ultimate guide to the most wonderful hotels to stay in San Francisco. Tune in as Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth describe each top hotel choices in detail.
- Fairmont Hotel
The Fairmont Hotel which offers beautiful views of the city and the bay. It is known for its collection of luxurious, one-of-a-kind suites, and as the site of historic firsts and global events.
Located at the bottom of the Fairmont Hotel, the world-famous Tonga Room is one of the fancier tiki bars within San Francisco that also has a restaurant within it that lets people sit down and eat. Anthony Bourdain called the Tonga Room the greatest place in the history of the world, which is a very big accolade.
- Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Located near Union Square, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco offers many attractions just outside their doors. Their central location is the perfect home base for arts, culture, and sightseeing.
Indulge in a private wine tasting at The JCB Tasting Lounge located inside the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco that offers tastings of rare and exclusive vintages daily.
- St. Regis San Francisco
St. Regis San Francisco is perfect for art enthusiasts. It is housed in the Williams Building, which is home to Museum of the African Diaspora.
The hotel is greatly known for its outstanding butler service. You could simply request anything you want and their staff is more than happy to serve you.
- Four Seasons Hotel
Completed in January 2001, the tower was the first skyscraper of the 21st century to be completed in the city. They offer 44,000 square feet of meeting space and event space across 24 different rooms. If you want to give your guests a great experience, the corner room on the 14th floor gives you the best view of the city.
Guests get complimentary access to the Equinox, a gender-diverse health center. It has a basketball court and an indoor pool as well, so you can get your game on.
- The Palace Hotel
The Palace Hotel stands on one of the state’s oldest buildings, which opened in 1875 as San Francisco’s first premier luxury hotel. It’s filled with history as it’s welcomed such notable guests like Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and Bill Clinton. History tours are very great to organize here. Aside from that, they offer 44,000 square feet of meeting space and event space across 24 different rooms, which is a beautiful venue for events.
A nice blend of historic and modern charm, the Palace Hotel showcases two famous restaurants, with a distinctive setting for any occasion. You can also take a leisurely dip in the heated, indoor pool and enjoy the sky-lit ceiling.
See more of Andy and Todd’s many escapade reviews at www.destination-everywhere.com.