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Our hotel in Nob Hill moves toward the future while keeping close to our historic roots, and we almost always have something new going on. Check out news, events, and deals going on at SCH.

March 3rd, 2020

Spotlight on Local SF: Explore, Create, Imbibe

We've partnered up with some creative businesses so that our guests can encounter the innovative spirit that SF is known for.

December 3rd, 2019

Altruistic Giving with the Highgate Charitable Foundation

This season, consider donating to a worthy cause that gives the holidays a deeper meaning and doesn’t clutter your home.

June 19th, 2019

SF City View Rooms for Every Occasion

Do you think you’ve seen all that San Francisco has to offer? The truth is that you haven’t experienced The City by the Bay until you’ve seen it from above. The best way to absorb the city views is by staying at one of Stanford Court’s superior rooms.

June 4th, 2019

SF Pride: Marches & Rallies

Special programming include rallies, marches and community engagement that celebrate all the colors of the rainbow during the last weekend of June. Here’s a look at the big ones.

May 12th, 2019

What Makes Stanford Court a Unique Boutique Hotel

A memorable trip starts with choosing the right hotel. If you’re still browsing through the countless accommodation offerings in San Francisco, stop your search right now. Stanford Court is a hub for the renegade, tech-savvy and independent explorer. We know that’s you!

November 16th, 2018

New Mural in the House, a Tribute to Nob Hill

San Francisco is a magnet for innovators seeking to exploit the city’s ever-changing art scene. To keep up with SF’s fast pace, Stanford Court continuously explores the creative minds that are leaving a mark on the city. 

April 7th, 2018

Free Things To Do in SF: April 2018 Edition

Been a long winter? Time to bust out. Outside that is. As always SF has plenty free options for saying goodbye winter and hello to warmer temps, greener trees, and beautiful blue skies.

April 2nd, 2018

Spring Events in San Francisco

See what's going in this season in #SF with Stanford Court Hotel’s spring guide.

March 19th, 2018

Celebrate Steve McQueen at Stanford Court

Come celebrate “the King of Cool”, Steve McQueen’s birthday on March 24 with us. We will be showing classic Bullitt on our large screen television in the lobby of our hotel.

February 14th, 2018

Sneak Peek of our New Guest Rooms

Can you dig our new guest rooms that we are rolling out?

February 6th, 2018

February Happenings in SF

It’s February and there’s no shortage of things to do in San Francisco. Here are some upcoming events to mark on your calendar, from SF Beer Week to the Chinese New Year.

January 29th, 2018

Stanford Court Amenities You’ll Love

When guests first discover our hotel, they are so surprised at all of the amenities we offer.

January 18th, 2018

Stay Fit at Stanford Court

At Stanford Court, we believe in balance. We definitely have the work hard, play hard attitude. 

January 3rd, 2018

New Year, New Look!

Happy 2018 from the Stanford Court Team!! We are grateful for an incredible 2017.

December 7th, 2017

SCH in the News

Over the last few months, SCH has undergone quite the #reboot to create a place for our guests that’s forward-thinking but also celebrates SF’s illustrious past.

December 5th, 2017

Stanford Court #LobbyReveal

We are thrilled to introduce our new lobby. A totally reworked and re-wowed living room that’s perfect for getting the download or killing some downtime.

November 30th, 2017

The View from Stanford Court Hotel

Visiting #SCH? We’d love to see your photos. Tag us at @StanfordCourtSF

November 29th, 2017

See the New SCH Fitness Center

Our new fitness center is easy to find — it’s at the corner of California and Powell. True, it’s still technically part of the hotel, but now ... 

November 21st, 2017

2017 Fall Fun in SF

While SF’s fall weather consistently provides the beautiful part of that recipe — this is one of the best times to visit — the area’s culture provides the fun and inviting parts.


November 9th, 2017

The Remarkable History of Stanford Court Hotel

The history of Stanford Court Hotel goes back over a hundred years, beginning not with a hotel, and not even with the now famously opulent neighborhood of Nob Hill.

October 31st, 2017

Stanford Court Unveils Restored Bufano Statue

After pulling out a 3-ton penguin statue on the premises with a crane and sending it off for restoration, we want to welcome back our 10-foot mama penguin to Stanford Court Hotel.

October 30th, 2017

How Stanford Court Does #Art

Do you know how much our fair SF loves #art?

September 8th, 2017

Penguin & Chicks found at Stanford Court

For old-timer SF natives, Beniamino Bufano’s work can be seen all over the city. For those with an untrained Bufano eye, his presence is less obvious. It can go totally unnoticed.

July 22nd, 2017

The Perfect Summer of Love Playlist, by SCH

The 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love is well-underway, and we’ve been celebrating here at Stanford Court Hotel ever since the de Young Museum opened their fabulous exhibition,

July 21st, 2017

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Urban Bundle

Many hotels provide a standard array of perks to make your stay more enjoyable. But standard is another word for boring.

July 19th, 2017

The Top 10 Reasons to Stay at Stanford Court

We don’t just think Stanford Court is the best hotel to stay at in San Francisco - we know it.

July 18th, 2017


In a previous post, as if you needed convincing, we gave you six reasons 2 go 2 Outside Lands 2017. A sample:

July 8th, 2017

How 2 Celebrate the 40th SF Marathon (No Running Required)

You can almost hear the thousands of thundering feet already — more than 54,000 to be (kind of) exact.

July 7th, 2017

5 Spots to Take Your Pet in SF

It’s no secret that we love our pets at SCH. After all, SCH is 100% pet-friendly. Four-legged friends are always invited - and pampered like our guests.

June 15th, 2017

Money-Saving Tips 4 Your Trip 2 SF

Take these tips from a #local. Here’s how to NOT break the bank on your trip to the City by the Bay.

May 16th, 2017

A SCH #SneakPeek @ The Summer of Love Experience

We’re pretty psyched for the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. One of the things we’re most excited about is the “Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock ‘n’ Roll” exhibit at the de Young Museum.

May 9th, 2017

#LocalTips for Optimizing Your Ferry Building Experience

So here at SCH we’re huge fans of the Ferry Building Farmers Market - the gorgeous produce, the delicious food, and the local producers


April 28th, 2017

Re-Live the Summer of Love @ SCH

If you’re going to San sure to wear some flowers in your hair - and book our Summer of Love package. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, SCH is offering a pretty far out special.

April 14th, 2017

The Most Instagrammable Eats in SF Right Now

Many residents of the City by the Bay fall into two categories - techie or foodie - and often both. After all, this is San Francisco and the local dining scene was designed with the Instagram canvas in mind. That said, here are the most instagrammable spots in SF right now:

February 25th, 2017

Stanford Court Recommended Listening: Bay Area Tunes

Traveling isn’t all about the sights you see. It’s about the experiences you live, the food you taste, the excitement you feel, the sounds you hear along the way.

February 23rd, 2017

The Stanford Court Guide 2 Nob Hill

Our home sweet home. One of the most historic neighborhoods in San Francisco, Nob Hill has long been associated with wealth, thanks to the railroad tycoons who built their lavish mansions on the hill. 

February 22nd, 2017

The Apps We’re Downloading in February 2017

We won’t venture very far without our phones – or our tablets, or even laptops. Luckily, Team iOS and Team Android have been whipping out some new apps that are pretty cool.

February 6th, 2017

The 10th Annual Crunchies – Our Picks

Award shows bring lots of hype, but it’s the Crunchies that highlight the real game-changers in today’s digital world. TechCrunch’s annual celebration of the best in tech turns 10 this year, with some pretty impressive innovators vying for their very own Crunchie.

December 20th, 2016

Happy Holidays from Stan and our Team

Happy Holidays from all of us at Stanford Court San Francisco! Wishing you and yours a lovely holiday season.

Be sure to visit our San Francisco Nob Hill Hotel in the New Year!

September 25th, 2016

Stay at our San Francisco Dog Friendly Hotel

At Stanford Court we don’t just like dogs, we love them. Our goal is to make all of our guests feel welcome and taken care of, especially our VIPs- Very Important Pets.

April 20th, 2016

Get to Know Stan

A lot of people want to know, just who exactly is Stan? You might have seen him around the website and he makes an appearance on our blog every once in awhile

April 11th, 2016

SF Earth Day: Celebrate Earth Day with Stanford Court

Earth Day is a time to celebrate the planet and support environmental protection.

March 17th, 2016

@Stanford Court Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

Stanford Court San Francisco Receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

March 16th, 2016

The Perfect San Francisco Hotel for Groups

The Stanford Court Hotel is the perfect San Francisco hotel for groups. You are probably asking yourself, “why? What makes Stanford Court Hotel so great?”.

March 11th, 2016

#StanfordCourtSF Details

At Stanford Court it’s safe to say that we think the details matter. When you visit San Francisco you will see that there are details to be found on every building of every block (check out our Eco-Map for some of our favorite spots).

March 9th, 2016

Continuing To Go Green

San Francisco is a unique city in that it has a strong history, yet is forward thinking.

January 12th, 2016

Super Bowl 50

San Francisco 49ers and fans have had some ups and downs since our first Super Bowl appearance in 1982 with a 26-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Pontiac, Michigan.

January 12th, 2016


Hello everyone! We cannot believe we are already in the second week of January. This year is going to be a pretty great one, and not to mention the Superbowl is around the corner.

January 12th, 2016

Super Bowl 50

San Francisco 49ers and fans have had some ups and downs since our first Super Bowl appearance in 1982 with a 26-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Pontiac, Michigan.

January 10th, 2016

Stay On Track At San Francisco’s Stanford Court Hotel!

Normally, the only way to get your workout on a vacation or business trip would be heading to your hotel gym. While I am proud to say our gym is full of great amenities including free yoga mats for use, it can sometimes just not be enough.

January 1st, 2016

Super Bowl 50!

Hello everyone! We cannot believe we are already in the second week of January. This year is going to be a pretty great one, and not to mention the Superbowl is around the corner.

September 26th, 2014

Best Nob Hill Date Night Spots

Are you looking for the Best Nob Hill Date Night Spots? We have some great suggestions that are all walking distance to our Nob Hill hotel.


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