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Summer of Love is upon us

In 1967, nearly 100,000 free-spirited adventurers congregated in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood near Golden Gate Park to join a cultural revolution that created some of the era’s most memorable music, art, fashion and literature. Wearing flowers in their hair, people danced through the streets, promoting peace in a war-ravaged world. Their legacy remains, and five decades later San Francisco will pay…

Saffron on Rose

We were recently lucky enough to welcome the writer from Saffron on Rose with us – check out her blog post here about her stay! http://saffrononrose.com/hotel-zephyr-x-saffron-on-rose/  

50th anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival

April 8 & 9 and April 15 & 16 are the upcoming weekends to experience the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. The 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival now celebrating its 50th year, is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the…

SF International Film Festival

This year brings the 60th edition of the longest-running film festival in the Americas—the SF International Film Festival—which features an impressive mix of marquee premiers, international winners, documentaries, musical performances, and more. This large festival is one of the San Francisco events in April that should not be missed, as filmmakers come from nearly 50…

Are you going to win the Easter Egg?

Congratulations for opening your email and for finding this page on our site! You’re already heads above the rest. The last step is to email us at mailto:zteam@hotelzephyrsf.com with the answer to the riddle below. We wish you “Z” best of luck!   Which part of a boat does a shopaholic like the best?

Baseball returns to the Bay

Pre-season baseball has returned to the Bay! Prior to the home opener on April 10th at AT&T Park, catch the Giants and the A’s face off in Oakland on March 30 and 31 and in San Francisco on April 1st.  

Replicated Recipes

At the stunning new SFMOMA, In Situ’s menu is comprised of recipes replicated from award winning chefs from around the globe. This unique dining experience collaborates their menus from over 80 popular restaurants and has been  dubbed “America’s most original new restaurant” by “The New York Times.” Reservations here: http://insitu.sfmoma.org/reservation

Best of the Bay: Bucket List

Thanks to our friends at Thrillist – who compiled this great list of Bay Area Bucket List ideas, we’ll feature one per month that tickles our fancy. For March, it’s enjoying a Mai Tai at the Tonga Room, the only place you can do so while enjoying a rainstorm (thunder and lightning included). Make a…

Experience the Bay’s Sea life

During your upcoming or next visit to Hotel Zephyr, be sure not to miss a chance to visit the Aquarium of the Bay, just a couple minutes’ walk to Pier 39. Meet one of their newest mammals, Tahoe, the river otter! Aquarium of the Bay provides unforgettable encounters with local marine life that inspire both…

China Live

We had the great fortune to attend the opening of China Live about a week ago. This new gem on the scene is a must visit on your next San Francisco adventure. Restaurants, shopping and epicurean delights are abundant in this gorgeous space in the heart of Chinatown. More information here: http://www.chinalivesf.com/