Event Locations

Spanish Suite

Located on the 15th floor of the hotel, the Spanish Suite is the original residence of Frederick Clift, the hotel’s original owner. Updated in 2020 with a refined neutral palette of color and textures to promote a handcrafted look that augments the warmth and indulgent sophistication of the rooms. The indoor suite is ideal for ceremonies and opens to the terrace with city and bay views for a twinkling reception.

  • Ceremony, Seated Dinner & Reception: 72 Guests
  • Guests Reception Only: 125 Guests
  • Guests Ceremony: 90 Guests

Calder & Moore

The combined Calder & Moore rooms offer a beautiful backdrop for your creativity to shine through. With muted greys and beiges adorning the walls and flooring, you and your event will shine through.

  • Square feet: 1912
  • Seated Dinner & Reception: 108 Guests
  • Guests Reception Only: 150 Guests
  • Guests Ceremony: 140 Guests


Conveniently located on the lobby level, Applegarth (after George Applegarth, the original architect of the hotel) is a soaring room with sweeping 20 foot high ceilings.

  • Seated Dinner & Reception: 100 Guests
  • Reception Only: 150 Guests

Redwood Room

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel’s iconic and historic Redwood Room combined with Applegarth reinvents the elegant and modern event space. Original Redwood paneling, updated 800 year old Redwood bar and refurbished original Gustav Klimt paintings create a glamorous and uniquely San Francisco environment.

  • Reception Only: 150 Guests


  • Seated Dinner & Reception: 150 Guests
  • Reception Only: 350 Guests

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