SanFrancisco CableCarsOften ranked among America's Favorite Cities, San Francisco has several new hotel openings in recent years. Following our popular articles about new hotel openings in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, ftnNEWS now presents the latest hotel openings in San Francisco.

Courtyard by Marriott Redwood City

Courtyard Redwood City (Opened: January 2017)

The brand new Courtyard Redwood City hotel by Marriott is centrally located off the Bayshore Freeway between South San Francisco and Palo Alto. The hotel offers a 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, a heated outdoor pool, and complimentary WiFi. Guests can stretch out and relax in one of our 177 rooms or suites, all of which feature plush Marriott bedding, signature LoungeAround sofas, HD flat screen TV, dedicated workspace, and a mini-fridge.

The Redwood City hotel offers easy access to Downtown and Courthouse Square, the San Carlos Airport, the Seaport Conference Center, the Port of Redwood City, and the corporate offices for companies such as Facebook, Oracle, Evernote, and DreamWorks.

Hotel Via San Francisco

Hotel Via (Opened June 2017)

Hotel VIA, the independently owned and operated property in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, opened on June 21, 2017. Located across the street from AT&T Park at 138 King Street, the chic 159-room hotel has a 24-hour front desk at the property. Guests can enjoy the high speed fiber optic Wi-Fi on-site. Other amenities include a breakfast café, a meeting room, event space, a communal workspace, and a fitness center. South Beach is a great choice for travelers interested in walking, restaurants, and harbors. This property also has one of the best-rated locations in San Francisco.

Proper hotel San Francisco

San Francisco Proper (Opened: August 2017)

Located in a historic flatiron building in the heart of Market Street, San Francisco Proper Hotel offers a unique urban hotel experience. Offering free WiFi, each noise proof room includes a Proper App, a connection to all the services offered by the hotel concierge.

Guest rooms at San Francisco Proper Hotel include a 50-inch HDTV with Google Chromecast personal device streaming, boutique linens, and cotton kimono robes. Double-layered shades keep each room dark and every room has a safe that fits a 17-inch laptop. Rooms also feature a Bluetooth custom speaker that connects a mobile device and a locally curated minibar with small-batch bottled cocktails. Bathrooms offer a walk-in rain shower and a hairdryer.

The Warfield concert venue and SHN Golden Gate Theatre are just 4 minutes’ walk from this hotel. Shopping opportunities at Westfield San Francisco Centre are just 10 minutes’ walk away.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Belmont Redwood Shores

Springhill Suites Belmont Redwood Shores (Opened: September 2017)

The SpringHill Suites Belmont Redwood Shores is located just 11 miles from San Francisco International Airport, and just minutes from downtown Belmont. The 168-suite hotel, located at 1401 Shoreway Road operates as a Marriott franchise. The hotel offers convenient access to downtown San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Oracle Arena as well as Stanford University and Silicon Valley’s largest businesses including Facebook, Oracle, Nikon and Google.

Ideal for business and leisure travelers alike, the new hotel offers a little extra space with suites larger than a typical hotel room. Separate living, working and sleeping spaces provide guests with flexibility and functionality. The hotel’s comfortable beds, soft linens and plush pillows allow for an optimum night’s sleep. Each suite also features the SpringHill Suites’ custom, three-in-one West Elm sofa which converts from a sofa to a daybed to a trundle bed – without sacrificing its stylish good looks -- and a stylish West Elm Swivel Chair offering additional space for relaxation. The designated work space offers a well-lit desk space to ensure maximum productivity for those who need to get down to business.

Enjoy delicious food and beverage offerings, including local craft beer and premium wines available through the hotel’s full-service bar and bistro or the 24/7 Market. Grab a snack and take it outside to relax at the hotel’s outdoor patio area with a relaxing fire pit and comfortable seating. The property also offers more than 445 square feet of meeting space to accommodate meetings and functions of up to 35 people.

AC Hotel by Marriott San Francisco Airport bar

AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront (Opened: October 2017)

10 minutes away from SFO via free airport shuttle, the design-driven AC Hotel San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront is all about modern architecture with wonderful waterfront views.

Guestrooms feature sleek furnishings and the most comfortable bed you’ll sleep in besides your own. Complimentary parking and free WiFi combine with ample amenities including indoor pool, fitness center, flexible meeting space and media salons. AC Kitchen serves up a European-inspired breakfast, while lunch and dinner in the AC Lounge are flavored with Spanish flair. Karl the Fog cocktails highlight a bar menu focused on tapas.

Located in the Cove at Oyster Point, this brand-new Bay Area hotel is convenient to everywhere – SFO is 10 minutes away via free airport shuttle; Caltrain and the San Francisco Bay Ferry are less than a mile. Proximity to a hub of biotech companies makes it ideal for business travelers; this airport hotel is adjacent to the San Francisco Bay Trail – with convenient access to Pier 39, the Embarcadero, and Golden Gate Bridge -- so it’s for leisure travelers, too.

Hotel Spero

Hotel Spero (Opened April 2018)

San Francisco's Hotel Spero has completed a top-to-bottom renovation that honors the hotel's original 1923 Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Formerly known as the Serrano Hotel, the 236-room hotel is a well-known fixture of the Union Square neighborhood.

The site was originally built by famed San Francisco architect Edward E. Young and named the Hotel Californian. It welcomed visitors to San Francisco until 1935, when it was purchased by Lizzie Glide, founder of the Glide Foundation and Glide Memorial Church, to serve as San Francisco's only temperance hotel until 1978. Hotel Spero is operated by Access Hotel and Resorts.

Hotel Nia

Hotel Nia (Opened: April 2018)

Located in the highly anticipated Menlo Gateway complex, Hotel Nia is set to provide a breakthrough luxury hospitality experience that embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley. Discover comfortable accommodations, innovative amenities, and dynamic on-site services at this refreshingly modern Menlo Park hotel. The hotel joins Autograph Collection Hotels’ portfolio of more than 135 independent hotels.

Hotel Nia captures a modernist style accented by organic and natural materials, all custom-designed furniture, and artwork. With 250 guestrooms and nine suites, including the Nia Suite, the hotel has an ambiance featuring a courtyard with outdoor gardens, an outdoor pool scene, a fitness center with floor-to-ceiling windows and numerous indoor or outdoor nooks and spaces, all wired—and wireless—for business.

Hotel Nia offers what Silicon Valley is missing right now—a hotel with all of the conveniences required by local professionals, combined with elegant, intuitive design elements that appeal to business and leisure travelers visiting the area.

Hotel Residence Inn by Marriott Redwood City San Carlos

Residence Inn by Marriott Redwood City San Carlos (Opened: June 2018)

Located 25 minutes’ drive away from major high tech corporations in California’s Silicon Valley, the 204-suite Residence Inn by Marriott Redwood City San Carlos boasts spacious suites in a convenient Northern California location.

Providing easy access to the offices of the corporate titans including Facebook and Oracle, the new extended-stay hotel near San Carlos Airport makes it easy to conduct business or explore the area during your visit. After catching up on some rest and relaxation in your suite, finish your work tasks using free Wi-Fi and ergonomic workstations. Prepare a home-cooked meal using your fully equipped kitchen or using the grill on the outdoor patio. Maintain your workout routine thanks to our hotel's 24-hour fitness center, or engage in some friendly competition on our outdoor Sport Court®. You can also take a refreshing dip in our sparkling pool.

Virgin Hotels San Francisco

Virgin Hotels San Francisco (Opened November 2018, January 2019)

Built from the ground up on 250 Fourth Street, South of Market, Virgin Hotels San Francisco features 192 Chambers and two Penthouse Suites; multiple dining and drinking outlets, including the brand's flagship space, Commons Club; The Funny Library coffee shop; numerous meeting spaces; and a rooftop bar. The newest Virgin Hotel is serving as neighbor to many cultural attractions within the area, as well as the Moscone Center. The hotel will also be in close proximity to the new Central Subway Station, which, upon opening in 2019, will connect South of Market with Union Square and Chinatown.

Lodge at the Presidio

The Lodge at the Presidio (Opened June 2018)

The Lodge at the Presidio is a sister property to the Inn at the Presidio which opened in 2012. The Lodge is an historic boutique hotel on the Main Post of the Presidio that’s been renovated into a comfortable and contemporary ‘basecamp’ for adventures in a unique national park setting. As San Francisco’s closest lodging to the Golden Gate Bridge, the modern rooms sport either views of the forest, the bay, the City, the bridge or a combination thereof. The 42-room lodge is your starting point for national park adventures. Guests escape the bustle of downtown and enjoy nature and recreation in the park, while being steps away from excellent dining options, and a complimentary shuttle ride to the sidewalks of San Francisco.

Hyatt Place San Francisco Downtown

Hyatt Place San Francisco/Downtown (Opened: October 2018)

Two minutes walking distance to AT&T Park, Hyatt Place San Francisco/Downtown has 230 rooms that all boast granite countertops and a sleek modern look. Enjoy sweeping downtown views from a high-floor room. Once you’ve settled in, head to the Children’s Creativity Museum less than one mile away, where interactive exhibits teach youngsters coding and animation techniques.

Explore the Golden Gate City’s downtown restaurants, green spaces, and art museums from Hyatt Place San Francisco / Downtown, within a mile of landmarks like Yerba Buena Gardens.

Hotel offers 24/7 Gym, 24-hour Business Center, free Wi-Fi, 50” flat-screen TV in all rooms. An American, vegetarian or gluten-free breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Hotel Emblem San Francisco

Hotel Emblem San Francisco (Opened: January 2019)

Viceroy Hotel Group opens a 96-room San Francisco boutique hotel, Hotel Emblem. Formerly Hotel Rex, Hotel Emblem San Francisco will re-open in early 2019 after an extensive renovation and rebrand inspired by the Beat Generation.

Hotel Emblem is ideally located in the heart of the city, at the confluence of two storied neighborhoods, Union Square and Nob Hill, and mere blocks away from Jackson Square, the historic and culturally rich epicenter of the Beat Generation. The hotel is owned by DiamondRock Hospitality Company and is newly a member of The Viceroy Urban Retreats, poised to redefine the modern hotel experience.

Yotel San Francisco

Yotel San Francisco (Opening March 2019)

YOTEL is to open its first West Coast hotel in San Francisco on 1 March 2019. YOTEL San Francisco is a refurbishment of a historic building on Market Street located in the vibrant mid-market district. Inspired by first class travel, YOTEL translates the language of luxury airline travel into smart, well-designed spaces without the hefty price tag.

The former Grant Building will become a 203-room hotel in the city's Central Market neighborhood, surrounded by perennial icons like the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Opera as well as the home offices of tech powerhouses Twitter, Spotify, and Square.

Yotel San Francisco has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 9 Aug 2017. Book today!

Grand Hyatt at SFO

Grand Hyatt at SFO (Opening: July 2019)

Grand Hyatt at San Francisco International Airport, a new luxury hotel located on airport grounds, expected to open in July 2019. Step off the AirTrain and into the lobby of Grand Hyatt at SFO where you will enjoy luxurious rooms with stunning views of the bay and airport through soundproof floor-to-ceiling windows.

Grand Hyatt at SFO will feature 351 rooms with soundproof floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the bustle of San Francisco International Airport, 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a selection of full-service and casual restaurants, a Grand Club lounge and an extensive fitness center.  The hotel is being designed to achieve both a four-star designation and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for environmentally sustainable design and operation.

You will be able to savor traditional sushi or have a drink with friends in the bar without ever leaving the airport, or take a train to the heart of San Francisco in half an hour.

Located at the entrance to SFO, the 4.7-acre hotel site is close to terminal buildings and parking garages and enjoys direct access to the AirTrain light rail system.  SFO will construct and own the property, with Hyatt managing the property under the Grand Hyatt brand.

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