On May 2nd, Hotel G celebrated its highly anticipated opening, bringing a fresh, reimagined perspective to the innovative spirit of San Francisco. The hotel combines residential sophistication with a laid back, authentic local vibe–complemented by tailor-made services. Boasting an ideal location in the center of fashionable Union Square, the energy of the city is right outside the hotel’s doors. From first-class shopping and world-renowned dining to award-winning theater, a bustling arts district and even a ride on a historic cable car–the options for guests to experience the city are endless.
Originally built in 1908 as The Fielding Hotel, much of the emphasis of the hotel transformation was about staying true to the historic design of the building. Many of the original features were carefully restored, including wood and concrete flooring in the guestrooms and hallways, and the building’s original façade.
Designed by New York-based Hun Aw Studio, it brings a visually stimulating fusion of contemporary and classic. The hotel features fog-colored walls, wood finishes, and earthy fabrics and textiles juxtaposed to clean lines, pops of color, and fair-trade accents and art.
Furnishings are crisp, simple and functional, providing a natural, almost frontier aesthetic that pays homage to the hotel’s past. Furniture pieces include Victorian settees, vintage schoolhouse chairs, banker’s lamps, and mid-century writing desks.
Hotel G has partnered with San Francisco-based Creativity Explored, a nonprofit arts center for developmentally disabled adults, to curate, showcase, and sell artwork. A diverse mix of abstract paintings, intricately detailed pen and ink drawings, colorful ceramics, folk textiles, digital prints, collages, and mixed-media sculpture will adorn the guestrooms. All of the artwork is available for sale with proceeds will go directly to the artists.
386 Geary St. SF 94102