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Nob Hill + Russian Hill

InterContinental Mark Hopkins

1 Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA, 94108, United States
TEL: (415) 392-3434
TEL: (888) 424-6835

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. Original architectural firm Weeks and Days designed the hotel as a French château, and InterContinental was eventually contracted to manage operations in 1973. Atop Nob Hill, it became notorious during World War II, especially rooftop lounge Top of the Mark, as the location in which service men swooned with their female companions before facing deployment. Of the 380 guest rooms, and 32 suites, many have expansive views of Alcatraz and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Room to Book:

To avoid noise from the cable car service on Pine Street, request rooms at the back of the hotel, especially suites on the eighth floor with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Insider Tip:

To bask in further San Francisco history, the Tadich Grill, built in 1849, is the city’s oldest restaurant. It is a quick ten minute walk west, and has a menu specializing in seafood.


Open / Closes
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Babysitting
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Parking Available
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 380

Number of Suites: 32

Year Opened: 1926



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