Inspired by San Francisco resident and sculptor Ruth Asawa, The Jay’s guestrooms and suites blend design and comfort to deliver California style luxury. Settle into a spacious retreat with sophisticated and contemporary interiors, bespoke amenities, and all the comforts of a modern luxury getaway. Welcome to your home away from home in San Francisco.

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Double Queen Beds
Executive King Bay View
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The Jay Residence Suite
Luxury One Bedroom Suite
Studio Corner Suite
Premier King Skyline View room
Signature Double Queen
Signature King

Eat & Drink

Where San Francisco dines.  From early morning coffee to expertly crafted late-night cocktails, The Jay is home to a suite of dining and bar venues that all share a commitment to California cuisine featuring the highest quality ingredients served with effortless hospitality.  Whether it’s a freshly pulled shot of espresso, lunch at the bustling Third Floor, dinner at Prelude or cocktails on The Terrace, The Jay is the perfect location to eat and drink.

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Welcome to the neighborhood.  Situated at the intersection of Jackson Square, the Embarcadero and San Francisco’s North Financial district, The Jay features easy access to the luxury boutiques of Jackson Square, dining and shopping at the Ferry Building, and direct access via skybridge to the office and shops of Embarcadero Center. Exploring the Bay Area has never been easier.

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The Jay is home to a collection of artfully designed meeting and event spaces featuring state-of-the-art amenities and contemporary California-influenced interiors. We couple these beautiful spaces with premium food and beverage offerings and highly personalized planning and event execution. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, we would be delighted to host your special event.

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The Jay Experience

The Jay was born out of the idea of celebrating all that is great about the people who inspired and created San Francisco and the people and ideas that are shaping its future. You want to know us. We’re uncomplicated, yet not unrefined. We offer extraordinary services, yet are comfortably casual. The Jay’s fresh contemporary design, created by world class interior designers, AvroKO, celebrates the unique brutalist architecture of the building, while bringing warmth and modernity, creating compelling spaces for you to enjoy. The staff at The Jay is passionate about San Francisco as well, and look forward to helping you explore new places or gain new experiences, whether onsite are in our great walkable neighborhoods.

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The Jay resides at a desirable Battery and Clay location, connected to the lively Embarcadero Center by a pedestrian bridge. Our central position ensures easy access to businesses, shopping, entertainment, theaters, and cafes. Tucked within the serene Jackson Square neighborhood, we’re just moments away from popular attractions. Whether you’re exploring the city or enjoying the neighborhood, The Jay is your gateway to the best of San Francisco.