This refined property in a 1925 Gothic-style building is a 2-minute walk from Union Square's galleries and shops, and a 3-minute walk from the American Conservatory Theater. Elegant rooms and suites (some with city views) have mahogany furniture and beds with cushioned headboards, pillow-top mattresses and plush linens. All rooms offer free Wi-Fi, ceiling fans and flat-screen TVs; suites add fireplaces and formal dining rooms. Free amenities include morning tea and coffee and a nightly sherry and tea hour in the ornate, chandeliered lobby. The hotel is also home to the acclaimed Farallon seafood restaurant/bar and the San Francisco Playhouse.