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Inn at the Presidio recognized as Top Five San Francisco Hotel in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (October 25, 2016) Condé Nast Traveler has announced its 29th annual Reader’s Choice Awards with Inn at the Presidio recognized as the #5 in the Best San Francisco Hotels, earning a score of 87.15. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

“We are honored by our guests who have voted for Inn at the Presidio as one of San Francisco's top five hotels in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards,” says General Manager Terry Haney. "It is particularly rewarding to receive this distinction for the second year in a row. Our visitors delight in the Inn's unique location, its peaceful, historic setting, elegant accommodations and access to amazing recreation and hospitality inside this unique national park," explains Haney.

The Inn at the Presidio built in 1903 as Pershing Hall, originally housed unmarried officers during the
Presidio’s former life as a U.S. Army base. The building was completely rehabilitated and opened in April 2012 and now boasts 22 spacious guest rooms, including 17 one bedroom suites, and is the only hotel located in a national park in the San Francisco Bay Area. Forest view rooms face the verdant park landscape, while many of the suites and Bay rooms on the top floor have views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Other amenities include an inviting front porch with rocking chairs, a landscaped terrace with fire-pit, guest reception, and a guest lounge with a dining room. In the neighboring building, The Funston House, the Victorian-style house offers an additional 4 guest rooms and available living and dining room, and an outdoor porch and patio. The Inn is operated in accordance with Green hotel standards and was awarded LEED Gold certification. Other awards include Top 10 California Coast Hotels, Sunset Magazine (2015); Award of Excellence for Best Small Historic Inn/Hotel, Historic Hotel of America (2014) and World’s Greatest Hotels, Travel and Leisure (2012) to name a few.

About the Inn at the Presidio

Inn at the Presidio is the first hotel in the Presidio of San Francisco, a National Historic Landmark and a national park site at the Golden Gate, one of America’s most beautiful and renowned locations. The Inn offers guests an authentic historic experience and exceptional recreational and leisure opportunities. The Presidio is just minutes from neighborhood shopping districts and only a short distance from downtown San Francisco, Union Square, North Beach, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Ferry Building, and Golden Gate Park. Marin County and the Wine Country are across the Golden Gate Bridge to the north. Opened in 2012, Inn at the Presidio is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. It is owned by the Presidio Trust and managed by Waterford Hotels and Inns. For more information, visit http://www.innatthepresidio.com/.

About the Presidio and the Presidio Trust

The Presidio is a new kind of national park located at San Francisco’s Golden Gate. Once a legendary U.S. Army post, the park now offers world-class museums and restaurants, 24 miles of hiking trails and scenic overlooks with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco’s city skyline, the Pacific Ocean, and the San Francisco Bay. The Presidio offers free public programs and events, a public golf course, the world-class Inn at the Presidio and the Presidio Officers’ Club, San Francisco's most historic building. A wide range of recreation, wellness, and dining options are also provided by the Presidio’s 200 tenants. The Presidio is managed by the Presidio Trust, a unique federal agency created in 1998 to save the Presidio and transform it into a national park. The Trust generates revenue for the park through rehabilitating and leasing historic buildings, and now operates the Presidio without taxpayer support. In 2015 The Presidio was recognized as a top destination by National Geographic Traveler’s magazine “Best of the World” list. To learn more please visit www.presidio.gov.

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015. The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at http://www.cntraveler.com/travel-awards/readers-choice-awards.