Fodor's Expert Review Hotel Californian

36 State St., , California, 93101, USA Fodor's Choice

A sprawling collection of Spanish-Moorish buildings that opened in summer 2017 at the site of the historic 1925 Hotel Californian, this sophisticated hotel with a hip youthful vibe occupies nearly three full blocks on State Street just steps from Stearns Wharf, MOXI, the Funk Zone, beaches, and the harbor. The complex includes various rooms and suites created by famed SoCal interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a rooftop pool deck with panoramic views, a Moroccan-theme spa, two restaurants. meeting rooms, ballrooms, and boutiques.

PROS

  • steps from the waterfront, Funk Zone, and beaches
  • resort-style amenities
  • on-site parking

CONS

  • pricey
  • must walk or ride the shuttle to downtown attractions
  • train whistle noise in rooms close to station

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
NewTrendy
Sophisticated
Near the beach
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 805-882–0100

HOTEL DETAILS

121 rooms