The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco
In a city full of prime real estate, the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square hotel occupies one of San Francisco’s most iconic buildings. Overlooking the world famous San Francisco bay, just a short stroll from some of the cities most popular attractions, the Fairmont Heritage Place hotel sits in Ghirardelli Square, in the heart of the historic Fisherman’s Wharf.
Ghirardelli Square takes its name from America’s most famous Chocolatier family, the Ghirardelli’s, who ran their confectionery empire from this spot until the 1960s. Since then the chocolate factory (parts of which date back to the 1860s) and out-buildings have been lovingly converted into a prestigious complex of restaurants, shops and Fairmont’s Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square hotel.
To simply call the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, a hotel is misleading; it is in fact both a hotel and a private residence club. What is actually on offer is the opportunity to experience sleek, sophisticated, modern city living in the heart of one of America’s most celebrated cities. In practice this means contemporary open-plan one to three bedroom residences, sympathetically designed to compliment the original red brick and wood structure and breath-taking city or bay views. Each self-contained apartment features a full gourmet kitchen fully equipped with state-of-the-art Sub-Zero and Wof appliances, Bosch washers and dryers, and a fire place (to keep you warm during those cold San Francisco nights), so you can really play at being a San Franciscan.
Aside from the stunning design and first-rate amenities, what really makes a stay at the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, so special is that this home away from home comes with the addition of the world-class hospitality the Fairmont hotels and resorts are so famed for. The Fairmont team are at hand to help you make the most of your stay from the moment you book; from access to their concierge service before you arrive, to pre-arrival grocery shops. If the thought of cooking on your holiday is too much to bare the Fairmont team are happy to recommend one of their legion of chefs to source ingredients, prep and provide recipes or even cater a banquet. A stay at the Fairmont Heritage Place,Ghirardelli Square, also entitles you to use of the complimentary house car, BMX bikes (for touring the city or cycling the Golden Gate Bridge if you’re feeling brave), a nightly Californian wine and cheese reception, and movies and popcorn delivered to your room.
The combination of thoughtful touches and first rate service is an unbeatable package, making the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square, the ultimate address from which to base your San Franciscan adventure.