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5 Luxe Bay Area Hotels For Your Next Staycation

Ella Chakarian | March 19, 2021 | Lifestyle Feature

In a world-class city with an abundance of art, culture and unparalleled cuisine, you can't go wrong with a staycation. From Michelin-Star fine dining, serene natural settings and newly-designed features, these hotels have many deluxe amenities and soothing experiences to offer. This Bay Area staycation guide features a few of the most refined, relaxing and renowned locations to book your next stay at.Half Moon Bay art

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

Resting atop a rugged peak surveying the ultramarine Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay blends Northern California charm with the serenity of nature. Half Moon Bay's incomparable fine dining restaurants offer an array of seafood and inventive, artisan cocktails to enjoy while gazing at the picturesque sunset that melts into the crashing waves each evening. The hotel now offers contactless services from check-in to check-out along with increased cleaning and distancing to assure guests of safety throughout their stay.

Rosewood Sand Hill

Located in the heart of the Bay Area, Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park offers luxurious, recently-designed accommodations and amenities and a distinguished restaurant. Visitors can pamper themselves at the award-winning Sense Spa and enjoy the Michelin-recommended fine dining the retreat has to offer. Located on 16 acres of gardens and courtyards, the resort is the perfect place to unwind and revel in the tranquil charm of Northern California.

Taj Campton Place

In the most prime location in San Francisco, along Stockton Street and Union Square, Taj Campton Place exemplifies beauty and sophistication. The luxury boutique hotel, which flaunts breathtaking city views, is within walking distance from local attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown. Guests can expect to enjoy 24-hour in-room dining, a rooftop fitness terrace and Michelin-Star Cal-Indian cuisine, to name a few of their heavenly amenities.

The St. Regis San Francisco

The St. Regis San Francisco is a refined and detail-oriented city retreat. Guests can enjoy the Remède Spa, which is the hotel’s highest level of indulgence, encompassing an indoor saltwater infinity pool. The St. Regis is the ideal staycation point for art-admirers, as it highlights the city’s vibrant lifestyle and history by showcasing property-wide art exhibitions and neighboring the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Once you want to explore all of the city offerings outside of the hotel, you'll be shuttled to your desired destination in nothing other than a Tesla.

Fairmont San Francisco

Boasting 606 distinctly furnished rooms and 62 elegant suites, the notable Fairmont San Francisco features unrivaled panoramic city views and a dignified ambiance. At this time, the hotel offers fitness equipment on the roof garden, along with "Grab n Go" services from the Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar. Located atop Nob Hill, guests can effortlessly experience local attractions around the hotel.

Photography by: Courtesy of The Ritz- Carlton, Half Moon Bay.