Located in the heart of one of the world's favorite cities, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco holds the highest rating - Forbes Four-Star and AAA Five-Diamond - providing the ultimate in personalized service, comfort and luxury. With the historic cable car accessible right outside its doors and just steps away from world class shopping in Union Square and the heart of the Financial District, this 336-room hotel provides easy access to the most visited areas and attractions. In January 2012, this iconic hotel launched a newly renovated Lobby and Lounge featuring views of the city skyline and a menu of casual bites and a signature restaurant, Parallel 37, where Chef Michael Rotondo offers gloabally-inspired cuisine made with local ingredients paired with handcrafted cocktails. Guests also have access to a recently expanded Fitness Center with new state-of-the-art equipment. The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco looks forward to providing a unique and memorable experience in a 1909 architectural landmark.