1 Hotel San Francisco 8 Mission Street • San Francisco • CA 94105

1 Hotel San Francisco

8 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
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This luxurious, urban oasis offers the quintessential San Francisco experience—relaxed sophistication, a prime location on the Embarcadero, front row views of the historic Ferry Building, and dazzling panoramas of the bay and Bay Bridge. Add in iconic trolley cars and a treelined promenade just outside and you’ve got a love letter to the city.

Their rooftop terraces are the perfect setting for an al fresco ceremony, especially the spacious Plaza Terrace that can accommodate up to 80, and the more intimate Waterfront Terrace for a group of up to 40. Both enjoy sweeping vistas of the bay and beyond, as well as the financial district’s dynamic cityscape. (If you opt for a “family and besties only” gathering, you might consider the Cielo Terrace and its elegant, adjoining suite.)

It may seem hard to beat those fabulous outdoor sites … until you see the Americano Lido Lounge, where you can say “I do” and/or mingle over cocktails indoors. The semicircular wall of floor-to-ceiling windows makes a beautiful backdrop for exchanging vows, and the dramatic modern chandelier adds a cool designer touch.

Options abound for your reception, from the more traditional Amalfi Coast Room, which can be styled to suit your vision, to the open-air Americano Patio, right across the street from the promenade and all the sights of the Embarcadero. As night falls, you’ll appreciate the glittering lights of the bridge, boats, and surrounding skyscrapers. In winter, when the patio is tented, chandeliers and strings of twinkle lights embedded in the surrounding foliage lend a warm glow to the area. And for the ultimate, seamless celebration, they offer an Americano Restaurant buyout for weekend events. That means you have use of the Lido Lounge, the award-winning restaurant (known for its handcrafted Italian and American cuisine), and the patio.

For those who want to stay past the last dance, this boutique hotel boasts upscale accommodations, most with stunning water or city views, free WiFi, and even pet bowls and treats for your furry friend. Also, couples booking a ceremony and reception package receive a complimentary room for their honeymoon night.

Indulge in some pre- or post-wedding pampering at the spa, work out in their fitness center, order room service, or cross the street to savor gourmet goodies in the world-famous Ferry Building. Then walk around the waterfront and take in the fabulous atmosphere. You can’t get much more romantic than this!

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,000/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
Package Prices
  • $185/person and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen
  • Packages include food and alcohol.

    Elopement and Vow Renewal packages are available for $2,500 for the couple and up to 12 guests. Packages include:

    • Private terrace space for your ceremony & reception
    • Champagne toast & local refreshments
    • Waterfront guest room for the couple on the night of your event
Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $5,000/event and up
  • Food & Beverage minimum varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
Meals (when priced separately)
  • $78/person and up
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 25%
Additional Info
  • An event coordinator is recommended for weddings.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 100 80
Cocktails, etc. Standing 150 300
Reception Seated 100 100
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 100.

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The hotel accommodates 100 seated guests indoors and 80 seated outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The hotel holds 100 seated or 150 standing indoors and 100 seated or 300 standing outdoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: Meeting spaces seat up to 100 guests.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinners Details
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night

Essential Info


$ • $$



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Hotel
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Penthouse / Rooftop
  • Restaurant
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic

Services & Amenities

Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:

Catering: in-house
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: CBA
Dressing Areas: yes
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: valet only at the hotel; on-street, and garage or lot nearby
Accommodations: 200 guest rooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA, extra fee
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: none
Cleanup: provided
View: panorama of San Francisco Bay and Bay Bridge, Treasure Island, Ferry Building, Oakland, and Alcatraz
Other: in-house wedding cake


But take note of the following limitations!

Alcohol: in-house or BYO, corkage fee may apply (beer, wine, and champagne only)
Smoking: not allowed
Music: amplified OK
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: required for outside vendors


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