Inn at The Presidio
Presidio, San Francisco, California
Located in the historic Presidio area of San Francisco in Pershing Hall, this boutique 22-room inn gives guest a unique perspective on a stay in the city. It's close to Golden Gate Bridge and park but only a short cab ride from downtown attractions.
At a Glance
Historic Pershing Hall served as the stomping ground for military personnel for a century
Suited to guests who have visited the city before and are looking for a unique experience
Owned by the "Presidio Trust" the hotels decor is a stylish nod to the military
Enjoy the Inn's daily wine and cheese reception sat around the cosy fire-pit
Access to 24-miles of hiking and biking trails and minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge
Living room and guest rooms are beautifully restored with local art and fascinating artifacts
Larger families should stay at the Funston House with 4 bedrooms for a historic stay
Use as a base to take a guided day trip to Napa or Sonomas best wineries
Pop into the officer's club next door; it is the oldest building in San Francisco and is made of adobe!Maudie Tomlinson
Little visitors can enjoy freshly baked cookies and milk during the wine and cheese reception!Maudie Tomlinson
I loved sitting around the fire-pit indulging in some local pinot and a wonderful cheese spread. It was so peaceful after a day in the bustling city and really lovely to get to know the other guests too!Maudie Tomlinson
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Inn at the Presidio is the first hotel to open in the Presidio area of San Francisco, set amongst the historic homes of the Presidio, with a charming side street to the east and a wooded trail to the south, the Presidio offers a one-of-a-kind experience in San Francisco.
Built in 1903, this Classic Revival brick building served as an officer's quarters in military days. The 22-room inn is three stories high, with inviting porches with rocking chairs, cosy living rooms with salvage-store finds and impressive local art. 17 of the rooms are suites, with separate living rooms with gas fireplaces and furnished true to the Inn's history using simple stripes, wools and linens. They are homely with wrought iron beds, Pendleton blankets and black-and-white historic photographs and interesting art.
A National Historic Landmark, the Inn feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of downtown San Francisco, and is best suited for those looking for a peaceful stay or for second-time visitors to San Francisco looking to experience another side of the city. The Presidio is minutes away from neighborhood shopping districts and just a 10-minute taxi ride from Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco and downtown beyond. It is ideally located for exploring wine country - Sonoma and Napa - just across the Golden Gate Bridge to the north.
There are 22 rooms, with 17 of the rooms being suites. Each of the classic king suites feature a sofa bed in a separate living room, ideal for couples requiring more space or for a family of four to sleep comfortably. Chose from Forest View rooms facing over the park landscape or a top floor suite which offers more privacy, and many of which have views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
The Funston House has four bedrooms and communal living spaces, the home can be booked in its entirety or single rooms can be booked. Guests staying at the Funston House can enjoy all the amenities and perks of the Inn, including breakfast and the cheese reception.
While the Inn doesn't offer any child specific facilities, its peaceful location may make it appealing to families. The suites with sofa beds offer a comfortable and unique bolt-hole for those with younger families requiring a family-room.
Perks include a complimentary continental breakfast and the evening wine and cheese reception.
The Presidio Trust runs a complimentary shuttle service around the Presidio and to downtown San Francisco. The Inn has a resident chauffeur on site to drive guests into the city or to nearby Sausalito for dinner (this is chargeable). Uber services and taxis also serve the Presidio.
The Presidio is a unique neighborhood in San Francisco, with the Presidio Trust hosting regular exhibits and walking tours. Play a round of golf at the Presidio Golf Course, bike through the South Hills or along Crissy Field or enjoy relaxing at the SenSpa Day Spa. Families shouldn't miss a trip to the Walt Disney Family Museum.
A stone's throw away, San Francisco offers world-class restaurants, including Michelin-starred eateries as well as museums and shopping. San Francisco is incredibly easy to navigate by foot, bicycle, bus, trolley or taxi. It’s also a gateway to the nearby wine country of Sonoma and Napa just over the bridge.
Browse art galleries, visit bustling Chinatown, get a handle on the geography by climbing one of the city’s famed hills or take the cable car, go shopping in the fashion epi-center Union Square, board a bay cruise at Fisherman’s Wharf to take it all in from the water or book ahead to visit Alcatraz Island, take a stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and lunch in charming Sausalito.
Location & Directions
Presidio, San Francisco, California
Located within the Presidio and the closest hotel to the Golden Gate Bridge.
When to go
San Francisco is a year-round destination but has a cool maritime climate. In the summer, the city’s famous fog rolls in mornings and evenings, creating a misty chill in the air. Spring sees the end of the rainy season, and the city’s pretty-in-pink cherry blossom trees dot the landscape. In Fall Indian Summer comes to San Francisco, bringing warm, dry days with plenty of sunshine. The very best time of year is August to October when temperatures are at their highest and days are often sunny.