The FPA NorCal Conference is held each year at the historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco which is centrally located in downtown San Francisco.
The Palace Hotel offers a special $269.00 room rate for the 2019 conference.
Located a minute’s walk from Metro Montgomery Station and 9 minutes from Union Square, this turn-of-the-century grande dame is a Downtown landmark with 53,000 square feet of meeting space.
The 500+ rooms in 4 sizes feature high-speed Internet (fee), 14-foot ceilings and 37-inch flat-screen TVs. Suites with separate living rooms have two full-length windows with city views. Parking is available in the area and at the hotel.
The two on-site restaurants offer Californian cuisine, with weekend high tea taking place under The Garden Court’s stained-glass dome. Access to the indoor pool and health club is free for guests. There are 23 equipped meeting rooms, including 3 ballrooms.
Surrounding the hotel are numerous restaurants, shops, and visitor attractions.
The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-3402
Tel: (415) 512-1111
The cost of parking at the Palace Hotel is very high. Attendees who drive to San Francisco may wish to arrive early, drop bags at the front of the hotel, and park at a nearby parking garage. There are several around the corner. Make a right at the first street past the hotel (Jessie Street), go down to the second block – there’s a garage on your left. Or continue to 3rd Street, make a right – the Hearst Garage (45 3rd Street) entrance is just past California Pizza Kitchen on the right.
There is also MOMA Garage at 147 Minna Street. From The Palace, continue on New Montgomery Street past Mission. Turn right on Howard, turn right on Third Street and right on Minna.
One more garage is the Moscone Center Garage at 255 Third Street. From the hotel, continue on New Montgomery Street, turn left on Mission, right on 2nd Street, right on Harrison, right on Third Street. The garage is after Folsom Street on the right.