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Written by: Spud Hilton
When it opens next week, San Francisco’s newest lodging will offer rooms with a well-stocked minibar, USB charging ports and contemporary styling. And a view that’s never been seen before by hotel guests.
Until now, the view had been reserved for soldiers.
The Lodge at the Presidio is the result of the federal Presidio Trust taking a pair of 123-year-old Army barracks and turning the insides into a modern, 42-room boutique hotel. The Lodge opens to guests on June 28 but has begun taking reservations.
The Lodge is the latest piece in the Presidio’s transition from former U.S. Army base to national park property. The area is feeling increasingly like a small, self-sufficient town within the larger city.