Celebrate the Holidays at The Westin St. Francis

Awaken you sense of wonder and holiday pleasures this winter season at the iconic Westin St. Francis.

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square, spectacular holiday shopping, a ride on a historic cable car and ice skating at the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square (beginning on November 6, 2019 to January 20, 2020) are just steps away.  Delicious meals, traditional holiday tea, dazzling holiday décor and fun hotel packages create the perfect festive getaway to San Francisco.  We look forward to welcoming you this season!

Below is the large array of festivities to enjoy at The Westin St. Francis this holiday season to help you create timeless holiday memories.

Holiday Hideaway

The holiday season is the perfect time to plan a family vacation to San Francisco!

Experience our Holiday Hideaway where kids and their parents can enjoy a festive hotel floor and fun surprises designed just for them. At check-in, kids will be welcomed with candy canes, holiday coloring books and crayons, plus a golden ticket redeemable for in-room delivery of sweet and savory goodies and a “Letter to Santa Kit.” Upon entering the Holiday Hideaway floor in the historic Landmark Building, families will be greeted by two life-size toy soldiers and festive décor, along with their very own in-room miniature Christmas tree. Later that evening, magical elves will secretly bring special surprise treats for everyone. Children will awaken the next morning to a delivery from the North Pole of San Francisco-inspired gifts. Rates start at $319 per night, excluding tax. Must cancel up to seven days prior to date of reservation. Cannot be combined with any other offers and not applicable to groups. Available December 19, 2019 – January 4, 2020. 

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Sweet Boutique

Saturdays and Sundays from November 30 – December 21; 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Visit the popular Sweet Boutique where visions of sugarplums will come to life.  Located in the Landmark Lobby, Executive Pastry Chef Jean-Francois Houdré and his talented team will satisfy sweet tooths with a selection of freshly-baked decorative cookies, orange-scented shortbread, gingerbread men, and Parisian macarons; available for purchase.

Sugar Castles

On Display November 27, 2019 – January 2, 2020

Event: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

The Westin St. Francis Executive Pastry Chef Jean-François Houdré will unveil two of his signature castles including a 12-foot rotating holiday sugar castle in the Landmark Lobby of The Westin St. Francis on Wednesday, November 27 at 11:00 am.  The Westlake School for the Performing Arts choir will be performing just after at 11:30 am.  This event is open to the public.  Hot chocolate and tray passed holiday cookies will be available.

St. Francis Holiday Tea

November 30 – December 22; Available Saturdays and Sundays Only, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Begin this elegant tea experience with a choice of fine artisan teas from Mighty Leaf or Red Blossom Tea Company, followed by a selection of English tea sandwiches, freshly baked black currant scones and seasonal berries with Devonshire-blend cream, preserves and assorted petit fours. Guests may also choose the Royal Tea that includes the complete tea service with a glass of Gloria Ferrer Brut sparkling wine. Cost: $68 Adults Complete Tea; $75 with Red Blossom Tea; $80 Adults Royal Tea; $85 with Red Blossom Tea; $40 for children 12 and under for regular tea. Reservations are required. Please be sure to book early. For reservations, call (415) 774-0264.

 

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Holiday Cocktails

Toast the Holidays!

  • Make your holiday celebration complete with a signature drink at Clock Bar, now offering a new rotating seasonal cocktail menu including a Gingerbread Manhattan, Mocha Espresso Martini and more.  Make it a communal party with a 32oz. carafe of Holiday Hibiscus Punch.
  • After gliding around the Holiday Ice Rink on Union Square head to Caruso’s, in the Tower Lobby, to relax with a delicious holiday drink, seasonal flavored coffees or flight of local wines.
  • Celebrate the season with a visit to Chateau Montelena in the beautifully renovated tasting room (just off the Landmark Lobby) throughout the month of December and receive a  special gift of a two-piece truffle box from local French Bakery One65 with the purchase of a wine tasting.
  • Looking for a rare wine gift?  Find it at ENO Wine Bar (320 Geary Street).  Holiday Open House on October 27 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm with complimentary wine tastings, small bites, and more.

Thanksgiving Buffet - The Oak Room Restaurant

  • November 28
  • 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Reservations are required. Please be sure to book early. For reservations, call (415) 774-0264

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Christmas Eve - The Oak Room Restaurant

  • December 24
  • Regular a la carte Breakfast/Buffet 6:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Regular a la carte Lunch 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Christmas Buffet - The Oak Room Restaurant

  • December 25
  • 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Reservations are required. Please be sure to book early. For reservations, call (415) 774-0264

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New Year's Eve - The Oak Room Restaurant

  • December 31
  • Regular a la carte Breakfast/Buffet 6:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Regular a la carte Lunch 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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