8 HOT NEW VENUES IN SAN FRANCISCO 2019
City View Metreon
A newly renovated event space in the heart of San Francisco. It is over 31,000 square feet and is decorated with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase the vibrant city lights. For a unique event experience, the venue offers an outdoor terrace where you can host cosy cocktail parties under floating garden lights.
This customisable space is over 17,000 square feet with three floors to accommodate up to 1,100 guests. The ground floor has a classroom, theatre, and reception area while the upper floor and lower floor have an additional banquet hall. For a wide view of your presentations, the venue features a 75-foot projector screen, which uses five projectors to deliver ultra-crisp HD video quality. Now that’s a venue worth visiting!
Set to open early this year is Viceroy’s newest boutique hotel featuring 96 rooms with three event venues. Immerse yourself in the Beat generation with the hotel’s interior showcasing a poetry projection wall and mid-century furniture. You can choose between their three venue locations: The Draft, The Den, and The Obscenity Lounge. The mid-sized rooms are perfect for intimate cocktail parties and small meetings.
The world-class hotel is coming to the bay! The 192-room establishment will feature four event spaces fit for any occasion. The Manor is 2,124 square feet and seats over 200 people, which is perfect for large events. For a more laid-back and casual vibe, The Terrace lounge seats 132 people in their 1,898 square-foot space. If you’re in the mood for impressive city views, Virgin Hotel offers a 12th-floor lounge, which is fully furnished with outdoor cushions and candles. Are you feeling more of a sophisticated, private-lounge vibe? Then the Commons Club is the one for you. The classy, chic furnishings and lavish chandeliers complete its exclusive event experience.
Located in the historic area on the city’s waterfront, Gallery 308 houses the best view in the city. It has an open floor plan, blackout window shades, and high-tech lighting to accommodate any event you please. The venue was designed to maintain its original industrial style, but with a modern upgrade. You may be familiar with the aesthetic as it was designed by the Jensen architects – the same designers for SFMOMA.
Just minutes away from the heart of San Francisco is the new contemporary gallery that houses two customisable floors and an outdoor patio. The venue is fully decorated with art pieces and a grand baby piano – a perfect location for a stylish event!
Grand Hyatt SFO
Set to open this summer is Grand Hyatt’s newest establishment next to the SFO airport. It houses 351 bedrooms and 11 venue spaces, including a grand ballroom with a 19-foot ceiling! The lavish room can accommodate up to 600 guests. For smaller corporate meetings, you can check out their 10 board rooms, which is fully equipped with LCD screens, abstract art pieces, and refreshments.
Mariott Collection’s newest establishment reflects the innovative, high-tech neighbourhood of Silicone Valley through the launch of Hotel Nia. It boasts 15,000 square feet of venue spaces including an outdoor terrace, a ballroom, and multiple office spaces. All rooms are designed with state-of-the-art technology and chic furnishings. There are two outdoor spaces, the courtyard centre and terrace, which is perfect for enjoying cocktail parties or receptions under the city lights!