The iconic Westin St Francis the renowned “Grand Dame” of San Francisco’s Union Square, has completed a $45 million renovation of the Landmark Building. Comprised of 618 guestrooms and four Specialty Suites on 12 floors, this is the largest renovation ever untaken of this historic 1904 building. An iconic hotel room renovation always has a greater mind behind…and this time the world of hospitality interior design witness once more the greatness of Forrest Perkins ideas.
Time to taste how it looks this Forrest Perkins renovation of 618 Westin St Francis Guestrooms!
At the turn of the 20th Century, when the hotel opened to much celebration, San Francisco was hailed as “The Paris of the West” for its architectural scale and beauty. Speaking to that reputation, the guestroom interior design pairs elegant classically styled furniture and window treatments with a sophisticated modern color palette of French grey and Parisian blue sparked with golden embellishments.
New spacious marble bathrooms enhance the guest rooms. Forrest Perkins ideas also provided an updated in the gracious corridors with new lighting, modern carpets, architectural portals and signature artwork.
The 4 large Luxury Suites, each with a different configuration and historic detailing, encompass a total of 11 guest rooms. The renovation included the addition of 3 full bathrooms and two powder rooms, adding to the functionality of each Suite. The modern and fresh nature of the furnishings and finishes in the suites results in a pleasing juxtaposition with the historic architecture.
This tasteful, sophisticated and sensitive renovation will ensure that the Westin St. Francis’ storied heritage will continue in its second century, enhanced to attract Twenty-first Century guests.
The design works so well because the new interior design embraces the original elegant nature of the architecture. ForrestPerkins have created the timeless yet modern style and the juxtaposition between the old and the new through the creative use of colour, texture, and artwork. Designing white carved wood paneling which adds texture and depth to the walls, while still creating a minimalistic look.
Plasterwork was required to recreate or repair the beautiful original crown molding and high ceilings. Guest bathrooms are outfitted with Carrara marble, white quartz countertop vanities, period-style polished chrome fittings and large frameless lighted mirrors. bespoke manufacturers were used to adding custom-designed furniture to the suites which create a new style while still enhanced the landscape.
This full Westin St Francis hotel suite renovation gave them a shortlist nomination for Hotel Suite Americas & Caribbean award in the International Hotel & Property awards 2019!
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