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San Francisco Hotel Staff Picks

Amusements of Another Era March 2014

Before video games and vines, amusements involved a generous dose of mechanical magic. At Pier 45's Musée Mécanique, San Francisco has a home for a bygone era of games that whirr, buzz, tick and beep. Read more

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Light the Night February 2014

The San Francisco skyline doesn’t have to work too hard to dazzle but right now, there’s even more awe-inspiring wonder in store. We’re talking about the Bay Lights, the world’s largest LED light sculpture – an incredible 25,000 lights spanning the San Francisco Bay Bridge. Read more

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The Man Behind the MouseJanuary 2014

If you loved “Saving Mr. Banks,” we know you’ll adore San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio. It’s the work of the Disney family (rather than the corporation) and it features a magnificently curated collection of Disney’s drawings (including the earliest known sketches of Mickey) and personal artifacts, as well as interactive galleries about his life. Read more

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Curious about Chinatown? December 2013

While staying at our boutique hotel, don’t miss the chance to go behind the scenes of the largest unified Chinese community outside of Asia on the “Chinatown Alleyway” tour. Read more

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Bring on the Lights November 2013

Sure, New York has a tree at Rockefeller Center but we prefer the all-out illumination of Embarcadero Center’s four soaring towers, which usher in the holiday season on November22. Read more

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Pez Please!October 2013

Proof that there just might be a museum for everything, the nearby Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia pays tribute to that icon of American pop culture, the Pez candy dispenser. From Bullwinkle to Batman, Pez has produced more than 900 unique characters in its 50+ year history. Read more