March 3rd, 2020
Spotlight on Local SF: Explore, Create, Imbibe
Here at Stanford Court Hotel in Nob Hill, we've partnered up with some creative businesses so that our guests can encounter the innovative spirit that SF is known for. Our ongoing programming encourages visitors to see a truly local side of SF. Jewelry-making pop-ups, paint workshops, food tours and traditional tea ceremonies are just a taste of what to expect. Here's a look.
Urban AdventuresDon't you wish you had a SF-based friend to show you around the city? Urban Adventures is pretty much that. See San Francisco like a local, with insider tours designed to orient you in the neighborhood that you're staying in. Stanford Court guests should take advantage of a complimentary tour that begins at the hotel and ends at the lovely Washington Park in North Beach – a beatnik's delight. Read more.
Edible ExcursionsThe Internet has a tendency to influence the masses in one direction. This means that while you're dining in the city's hottest restaurant on Instagram, you may be missing out on (awesome) overlooked local fare. Edible Excursions bridges the outsider's navigational gap, helping travelers to explore the not-to-be-missed restaurants, markets, and unconventional eateries. Edible Excursions will be offering a taste of what our tours are like in the lobby of the hotel, with discounts on the famous Ferry Building Tour. Grab a bite and chat with our seasoned staff about the best tastes of San Francisco!
Kanako Kata Tea SFAt the end of the 12th century, the Zen monk Eisai, wrote, "Tea is the elixir of life and the magic key to longevity." Eisai went on to bring Zen Buddhism and tea to Japan. With longevity in mind, treat yourself to a tea ceremony with expert Tea Master Kanako Nishimura. With over 40 years of tea ceremony studies under her obi, guests will also enjoy the art of calligraphy, seasonal flower arranging, and the histories of the practices.
Odd Flower StudioLearn how to make your own jewelry from real flowers in this fun workshop. You’ll choose from a wide array of flowers, plants, and special objects to create a customized necklace, bracelet, or keychain that is uniquely you. Pop-up events planned for March 7 and April 14 - see details!
Treat yourself to a stay in San Francisco. Stanford Court Hotel in Nob Hill is just walking distance from Union Square, Chinatown, and North Beach. Guests can enjoy excellent views, unique amenities, and use of our electric bicycles to take on the notorious hills of SF. See our special offers, which include discounts for California residents and more.