Conveniently situated, this hotel lies in the Civic Centre and Cathedral Hill area, just 1.5 km from Union Square and Chinatown. Fisherman's Wharf is roughly 2 km away. Restaurants, bars and pubs are to be found approximately 7 blocks from the hotel. The nearest nightclub is about 5 blocks from the hotel and shops are to be found nearby.Constructed in 1909 and renovated in 2001, this hotel was renovated in 2001 and comprises a total of 164 rooms spread over 5 floors. Facilities on offer include a foyer with a reception desk, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, lifts, and a cloakroom. In this fully air-conditioned hotel there are also shops, a bar and the very popular Mel's American diner with highchairs for children. A public Internet connection is also available and those arriving by car may use the hotel car park.The spacious rooms all come with an en suite bathroom with a bath, shower, and hairdryer. Fittings include a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, a double bed, carpeting, tea and coffee making facilities and carpeting. Individually regulated air conditioning and heating also feature within the rooms.Sports enthusiasts may pay a visit to the in-house gym.A complimentary deluxe breakfast is served every morning.