Rosewood Sand Hill presents a relaxed translation of luxury for business and leisure travelers in the heart of Silicon Valley. Boasting 121 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including 31 suites, the resort resembles its surroundings with California Ranch architecture and a multitude of open-space gardens and stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. From the Michelin-starred Madera to the 17,000 sq. ft. Sense, A Rosewood Spa, guests will experience unparalleled attention to detail and impeccable service at this urban oasis.
Inspired by Menlo Park’s local architectural tradition and creating transparency between the indoors and outdoors, each guestroom or suite offers private balconies or terraces with views of landscaped courtyard gardens, the swimming pool or the Santa Cruz Mountains. With floor-to-ceiling glass in every room, the 2,372 sq. ft. Two-Bedroom Presidential Villas are the resort’s largest accommodations and accompany sweeping views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and contemporary residential-style luxury. Including a grand room with a fireplace, powder room, a pantry, and private terraces and lawns, the villas sleep a maximum of five guests and have two full baths. Other highlights include a sunken tub and rain shower, original local art pieces, a gas-log fireplace, and the private and spacious rear terrace offers views of the Santa Cruz Mountains for a lovely escape.
“Our accommodations highlight the very best of Northern California architecture and refined relaxation,” said Rosewood Sand Hill’s managing director Philip Meyer. “We want our guests to enjoy the exclusivity of the resort and its wide-ranging amenities while being able to appreciate the natural beauty of Menlo Park.”
Offering a menu of refined dishes honoring the culinary traditions of the Bay Area, Madera achieved its one-star Michelin rating first in 2011. With a majority of its menu items being created on their wood-burning grill, a menu highlight includes the Root Down Farms ‘Freedom Ranger’ Roasted Chicken, paired with Nantes Carrots, Pomme Purée, and a Chilled Pea Salad. Along with the Michelin-starred Madera, Rosewood Sand Hill’s Menlo Park other food and beverage options include The Bar & Library which invites all for light bites and seasonal cocktails overlooking the pool and new Poolside Dining by Chef Ravi Kapur of Liholiho Yacht Club.
The resort is also home to one of, if not the, most popular day-spa in the area, Sense, A Rosewood Spa. Encompassing a total of 17,000 sq. ft., the spa features Alex Chases Salon, a fitness center equipped with state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment and his and hers locker rooms. Upon entrance through its front doors, the warm environment and calm surroundings envelop guests and invite guests to heal the mind and body. From their selection of massages, manicures, and pedicures as well as facials, guests will experience unparalleled attention to detail and impeccable service at this urban oasis.
“We can’t be more thrilled to welcome guests back to experience all our resort has to offer,” said Philip Meyer. “Along with our offerings, we are thrilled to announce our new Summer by Design experiences which were carefully curated to immerse travelers in Menlo Park’s wider culture and community.”
The Summer by Design experiences offer guests imaginative journeys of exploration and discovery consisting of both on- and off-property activities. The Timeless Traveler immerses guests in the locale from exploring the Elizabeth Gamble Gardens, to cycling through the majestic redwood forests along Skyline Boulevard, to a curated experience at Pichetti Winery, wandering through Stanford University’s Anderson Collection and getting lost at Kepler’s Books. Those traveling with families can opt for Family Wanderlust and enjoy family picnics on the grounds, mini-Tesla rides for kids to ‘drive’ around the pool and gardens in style, birdwatch at the 60,000-acre Windy Hill and embark on a classic California Horseback Journey along the countryside of the Silicon Valley. Those looking for a wellness-based experience can opt for the Curiosity Over Convention package and take part in Yoga on the lawn, explore the vintage shops and art studios at Allied Arts Guild, relax at Sense, A Rosewood Spa, with a bespoke therapy appointment and dine at Madera, the resort’s Michelin-starred restaurant. Room nights start at $1,243.00 and can be booked online at rosewoodhotels.com/en/sand-hill-menlo-park.
Other recent announcements from the luxury Menlo Park hotel and resort include:
– The appointment of Robert Sulatycky to Executive Chef of all food and beverage outlets at the property. Sulatycky brings thirty years of experience leading the kitchens of Wedgewood Hotel & Spa, a Relais & Chateaux, Four Seasons Toronto and Chicago, and simultaneously led the culinary teams at the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air.
– Their lively poolside experience includes an exclusive menu influenced by Chef Ravi Kapur of Liholiho Yacht Club. Alongside the resort’s outdoor swimming pool surrounded by olive trees, or of their lounges or cabanas, guests can select items from a new menu that features a selection of summer-time dishes that include the flavors of Hawaii with the best seasonal produce and ingredients from Northern California.
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