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California Fall Hotel Openings

by Aoife O’Riordan

Aug 9, 2022

© Line Hotel San Francisco


With fall soon upon us, California’s hospitality industry ramps up for an exciting season of hotel openings. From retreats in the mountains to urban escapes, these new hotels soon hit the scene in California this fall.

Line Hotel

© Line Hotel San Francisco


LINE Hotel San Francisco

Slated to open Sept. 1, LINE Hotel San Francisco boasts four unique dining experiences to complement its 236 rooms. A landscaped rooftop solarium, one of the four dining destinations, allows guests to enjoy panoramic views of the city. The 12-story hotel, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Handel Architects, embraces contemporary flair. The hotel also includes a space for the local non-profit theater company, Magic Theater.


© Sensei Porcupine Creek


Sensei Porcupine Creek

This ultra-luxury wellbeing experience lies in the Santa Rosa Mountains of Rancho Mirage, marking Sensei’s second retreat and first U.S. mainland retreat. Located on 230 acres of a private estate, Sensei Porcupine Creek offers a small number of hotel rooms in the former estate house, as well as private villas scattered throughout the property. Sensei Porcupine Creek also features a private golf course, tennis facilities, a spa, swimming pool and the highly anticipated Sensei by Nobu restaurant.


The Jordan San Gabriel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Los Angeles welcomes The Jordan San Gabriel, a hotel situated just 11 miles from downtown Los Angeles. This third-floor oasis comprises a beautifully landscaped outdoor space, complete with a heated pool, fitness center and hot tub. The hotel also includes a spa, ballroom and rooftop banquet room overlooking the San Gabriel Mountains. Lou’s Place in the main lobby offers guests a selection of light fare and local favorites, while the Vine provides guests with an all-day dining option in a banquet-style space.


© Courtesy of Drift Santa Barbara/Visit Santa Barbara


Drift Santa Barbara

Coming to Santa Barbara at the end of this year, Drift Santa Barbara from TMC Hospitality embodies all things millennial. Found on State Street, this tech-driven hotel incorporates contemporary design and modern amenities, allowing for contactless check-in. The property comes with several nearby eateries, including Hana Kitchen, a Mexican- and Asian-inspired build-your-own-bowl restaurant. Sandbar, another restaurant, features Mexican dishes with outdoor patios and firepits accompanying the delicious food. On-site restaurants will include Dawn Cafe and Dusk Craft Bar.


© Moxy DTLA


Moxy Downtown Los Angeles

Scheduled to open this October, Moxy Downtown Los Angeles sees some of the best architecture and interior design firms, from Gensler to Yabu Pushelberg to Basile Studio, come together to create this masterpiece of a hotel. The 380-room hotel boasts 13 restaurants, bars and clubs, as well as four outdoor terraces and a pool deck featuring views of Los Angeles. In addition to meeting and social event spaces, the hotel also extends its love of Los Angeles to the guestrooms, with floor-to-ceiling windows providing limitless views of the city skyline.


Wildhaven Yosemite

A Sonoma mainstay for glamping experiences, Wildhaven opens this fall as Sonoma’s second location. Found just outside of Mariposa, the property includes 40 glamping tents and unlimited recreational services. In 2023–2024, Wildhaven plans to add another 40 glamping tents near Mariposa for more opportunities to experience the outdoors.


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