Nob Hill + Russian Hill

Hotels in Nob Hill + Russian Hill

This 19-story hotel was constructed in 1926 on the same site as the preexisting mansion of Mark Hopkins, a tycoon who created the Central Pacific Railroad.

This grande dame of San Francisco hotels survived some significant shake-ups (including the city’s catastrophic earthquake of 1906) before architect Julia Morgan turned it into the ornate, sumptuous palace it is today.

Formerly Huntington Hotel & Nob Hill Spa

The 161-room Hotel Carlton puts a strong emphasis on green technology and community involvement. This lower Nob Hill hotel supports much of its energy needs with 105 solar panels on the roof and sanitizes with natural cleaning products.

Fresh from a makeover (good-bye chintz, hello earth-toned geometric patterns), today’s Ritz, near Nob Hill, still has doting service.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo was filmed at this lower Nob Hill landmark, formerly the York Hotel.