San Francisco’s King George Hotel Completes $4+ Million Renovation – Historic Union Square Property Built in 1914
As part of a multi-million dollar, portfolio-wide strategic initiative, San Francisco based Greystone Hotels (http://www.greystonehotels.com) announces the completion of the first in a series of boutique hotel property renovations with The King George Hotel (http://www.kinggeorge.com). The $4+ million project was completed in two phases, beginning in December of 2013.
Highlights of the renovation of this historic 1914 building located one block from Union Square include: Complete renovations of guest bathrooms; All new guest room furniture (including unique under bed luggage storage); Multiple power outlets on nightstands and desks (to accommodate charging of multiple guest devices); As well as various window and lighting upgrades and enhancements.
“We put great care into maintaining the classical charm and history of the building, while also paying close attention to modernizing amenities to make sure our guests would continue to enjoy the charm and feel of an older style hotel while still having access to all modern amenities and creature comforts,” Greystone Hotels President Eric Horodas said of the renovation project.
Understated and elegant, this was the 9-story building’s first comprehensive guest room and bathroom renovation. Kathleen Kita-Palmer (K. Kita Design) oversaw the design, while Eric Epifano (ECEGC INC.) served as General Contractor.
About the King George:
With 153 rooms, the recently renovated, historic King George Hotel (http://www.kinggeorge.com) is a charming boutique hotel that features modern travel amenities like valet parking, complimentary Wi-Fi, and business and concierge services. Beautifully renovated rooms with contemporary décor and vintage accents offer a European-inspired ambiance anchored by exceptional service. Located just one block from Union Square in Downtown San Francisco, the King George Hotel features over 500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space perfect for receptions and corporate meetings for up to 40 guests.
Originally built 1914, in time for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, the historic building is centrally located within close proximity to myriad shopping, dining, and attractions. The Hotel’s location offers convenient access to both San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) airports via fast, easy public transit on BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit, Powell St. Station).