The Scarlet Huntington

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 17 publications
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say expert reviewers

Top 5% in San Francisco About the TripExpert Score

17 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

True to its name, the Scarlet Huntington makes use of sumptuous reds throughout the hotel, from its brick facade to its Passion Suite decorated in shades of ruby. Full review →



Built at dawn of Roaring ’20s as luxury apartments by Central Pacific Line railroad barons, still oozes posh sophistication.


DK Eyewitness

Each of the spacious rooms is individually decorated – many have a wet bar, and some have kitchens. Indulge yourself at the world-famous Nob Hill Spa, located on the upper floors of the hotel.


Fodor's Tick 4.5

Stars from Bogart and Bacall to Picasso and Pavarotti have stayed in this venerable ivy-covered hotel famed for its gracious personal service and spacious rooms and suites. Full review →


Frommer's 34

One of the kings of Nob Hill, the stately Huntington Hotel has long been a favorite retreat for Hollywood stars and political VIPs who desire privacy and security. Full review →


Gayot 48

The former Huntington Hotel has reemerged in fine form as The Scarlet Huntington following a massive $15 million renovation. Full review →


Insight Guides

The Huntington Hotel is one of the city's small luxury gems and epitome of quiet, understated elegance. Full review →



Nob Hill's beacon of classic luxury with stellar city views, an indoor pool and a swish spa. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Nob Hill's discrete grande dame, the go-to address of society ladies who prefer the comfort of tradition over the garishness of style. Full review →


National Geographic

"Wonderfully elegant San Francisco of yesteryear, a real grande dame; the rooms are enormous."—Paula Tevis. 136 guest rooms; plush furnishings in velvet, silk, and damask;... Full review →


Not For Tourists

Old luxury hotel reminiscent of a bygone era of San Francisco. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

This 136-room historic hotel in swanky Nob Hill has an attentive staff, a quiet, intimate atmosphere, and old-world grandeur to spare. Full review →


Rough Guide

Its common areas are old-money elegant... the rooms themselves are large, if unexciting.


Star Service Tick 5

The historic establishment offers the most intimate and distinguished feel of any of the four hotels topping the hill. Full review →

For the nominal increase in the rates, avoid the middling deluxe rooms and head up the next rung to the spacious luxury rooms.

The Telegraph 9.0

This landmark hotel atop Nob Hill has been reborn as the Scarlet Huntington, where old-fashioned San Francisco style meets bold, brilliantly coloured Asian design. Full review →


Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

One of the truly iconic San Francisco hotels, this old-world, family-owned and -operated property exemplifies understated luxury. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Each of the 136 guestrooms is individually decorated, but all include antique dark wood furniture and plush fabrics such as damask and velvet. Full review →

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The Scarlet Huntington

4 Star Hotel huntingtonhotel.com

1075 California Street, San Francisco, CA

Contact (415) 345-2888
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Family Friendly
  • Breakfast Available

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