Top 5: The November 2023 California Hot List.
If the intricate lacquered green latticework that adorns the walls at Lilian’s restaurant inside the delightfully redesigned Inn at Rancho Santa Fe looks familiar, it may be because it has become something of a calling card for interior designer and hotelier Steve Hermann (the woven panels also adorn the walls at Hermann’s iconic Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs).
Conde Nast Traveler
The Most Exciting Fall Hotel Openings of 2023, Oregon to Mexico City
It’s cliché to say something is “Old Hollywood reborn”—but this one really is. This property has over a century of history (think Bing Crosby, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin), and this fall debuts a gut renovation at the hands of Steve Hermann, a well-known...
Eater San Diego
Destination Dining Comes to Storied Hotel in Rancho Santa Fe
Tucked amidst eucalyptus groves and sprawling homes, the nearly 100-year-old Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is just emerging from a multi-million-dollar renovation that includes a new cafe, all-day restaurant, and cocktail bar. Beyond the Inn’s...
Ranch and Coast
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to Debut Anew
After more than a year of mystery surrounding its future, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe begins a new chapter in its storied history after hotelier and interior designer Steve Hermann sold the property for $100 million in July to GEM Realty Capital Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment firm. The mega sale was the largest hospitality deal in our region, and the third largest in California.