May 18, 2024

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New Boutique Resort The Alton Readies for Opening in Old Holiday Inn at Fisherman’s Wharf (With New Cafe on the Way)

Fisherman’s Wharf is attaining a new boutique resort managed by the Kimpton team, in one 50 % of what was formerly a Getaway Inn at 495 Seaside Avenue.

It looks that programs may possibly be briefly scaled again from what was previously noted in January 2020. At the time, we realized that Westbrook Companions experienced bought the entire multi-building Holiday Inn complex and transformed half of it into the 248-place Lodge Caza, which is managed by Highgate and faces Jones Street. The triangular property sure by Columbus, Jones, and Seaside Streets meanwhile is turning into The Alton, which opens Might 14 with 248 freshly renovated rooms, managed by Kimpton and owned by Walnut Creek-based DiNapoli Money Partners, as the SF Small business Situations reports.

Ideas might be on hold to develop the house to 516 rooms by constructing on what’s now a area parking large amount, however the Preparing Section had advisable this task for acceptance, pre-pandemic.

The Alton was developed by Kara Mann and Arcsine Architects with a “retro angle,” as the Organization Instances notes. And it can be envisioned to incorporate a new modern-day Filipino restaurant from chef Francis Ang (Filthy Behavior, Pinoy Heritage) identified as Abacá, most likely afterwards this year (opening date TBA).

Rooms are reportedly going for $300 for every evening in June, nevertheless it appears much from certain that San Francisco will have a active tourism season this summer season.

Together with news of The Alton’s opening, Kimpton confirmed that it no longer is running the Sir Francis Drake Lodge in Union Square. That hotel changed homeowners very last month, and is reportedly now owned by Northview Resort Group of Connecticut.

The Sir Francis Drake, which dates back again to 1928, is at present shut, and the hotel’s internet site only claims “The landmark will return soon.”