Board of Director’s Holiday Auction Final

July 13, 2021

Dear San Francisco Suites Owners and Friends of the Suites,

The Board of Directors would like to hold a special Summer Auction for two SFS-owned Parlors:

14P  Whose year is April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022, with 7 days still available
52P  Whose year is July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022, with 7 days still available

The minimum bid is $100.00

The auction is open to anyone interested in placing a bid.

The property taxes for 2021 have been paid.

The two highest bids will win.

The buyer agrees to pay escrow costs, which are about $700.

The 2022 assessment will be due on January 1, 2022.

This special auction will close on August 5, 2021, at 9 PM. No bids will be accepted after this time.

This is a unique opportunity for you to purchase a share which has become a liability because its owner has decided to “walk away” from their financial responsibility to the Association.

Please email your bid or bids to

Please call me at (415) 433-9700 if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Cynthia Reid
General Manager
San Francisco Suites

CC: Geoffrey Bellah, President of the Board

2021 adopt a share program

San Francisco Suites on Nob Hill


Greetings, Everyone!  

As you may know, certain shares owned by the Association are periodically offered for adoption by owners, by friends and family of owners, or by individuals interested in the Suites.  This year we have Parlor shares for adoption at $1402.00 per share. The cost includes the 2021 assessment of $1,372.00 plus the property tax of $30.00. The Adopt-A-Share year will begin July 15, 2021, and end July 31, 2022.

We will accept email requests for adoption during normal reservation times until 12 noon PST on Thursday, July 1.  All names received will be pooled and a drawing will be held on Friday, July 2, at 11 a.m. PST. Please be advised that the Association has imposed a restriction on adopted shares that prohibits them from being rented to third parties, and they cannot be exchanged or sold through a Time Share company. They may be used only by the adopter, by his or her immediate family, and by those persons designated by owners as being entitled to Bonus Time. 

The San Francisco Suites City Share Association’s governing documents, including all Rules & Regulations, do apply to the adopted shares. 

      PLEASE NOTE: Payments must be received by July 15, 2021.

Thank you in advance for your interest and participation in the Adopt-A-Share Program.

Best Regards,

Cynthia Reid
General Manager
San Francisco Suites






Message from your General Manager

San Francisco Suites

June 6, 2021

Dear San Francisco Suites Owner,

Summer in the City has begun in San Francisco, and we eagerly await your arrival back to your “home away from home.”

On June 15th most of the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions in California will be lifted although we will need to wait to hear what the County of San Francisco will still require.

This past May I attended a meeting of the SF Hotel Council, to listen to Mayor Breed and Dr. Susan Phillip, Acting Health Official from the Department of Health, explain what the reopening will look like for hotels – and timeshares.

Mayor Breed emphasized the importance of conventions returning to the city for the health and prosperity of the hospitality industry.

Dr. Phillip addressed the lifting of the current 25% occupancy restriction in hotels to a return of 100% room availability and the removal of the current requirement to ventilate rooms 24 hours prior to check in and after check out. She advised that if all housekeepers are vaccinated, maid service can resume, and staff might once again assist guests with luggage. Hotels can hold functions in meeting rooms, and food and beverage service may be offered.

So, please call the Front Desk to re-book your share time if you had been placed on a wait list. Call to reserve your special event in the Board Room. You can now look forward to meeting owners and guests in the lobby in the afternoon since the Wine Hour will return in all its glory.

Dr. Phillip explained that OSHA has agreed that if all hotel staff are fully vaccinated, they will be allowed to sit together without a mask to have lunch or to attend a meeting. After talking to our staff, I think that most will continue wearing masks even though all the employees at the Suites have been vaccinated.

Until we hear further details from the City, when you arrive at the Suites you will need to wear a mask while in the public areas, but when you leave to venture outside you can remove your mask.

I have heard many owners say that the reason they purchased their share was to attend theatre and concerts, visit the museums, and enjoy the famous San Francisco restaurants.

This June everything we love about San Francisco returns:

  • Stern Grove concerts reopen on June 20th through August 29th. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the music while sitting in the grove.

  • ACT Theatre presents: “Communion” on June 5 and the musical, “Tales of the City” opens June 21st.

  • “Hamilton” returns to the Orpheum on August 10th to September 5th.

  • San Francisco Symphony resumes concerts on June 10th.

  • My favorite lunch is at the Rotunda, which reopens on June 15th: the lobster club sandwich.

This has been such a challenging year, but now you can return with your family and friends to the Suites and celebrate!

  • The Houseman will greet you at the door and assist you with your luggage.

  • Your Concierge staff, Eric, Andrew, and Susan will be ready to plan your stay, including recommendations for the new restaurants that have just opened or reservations at your old favorites.

  • Gloria and the Housekeepers will make sure that the linens are fresh and that the chandeliers sparkle

Lastly, when you arrive at the Powell Street entrance look to your right. You will see on our new San Francisco city flag the phoenix rising from the ashes. This is the perfect symbol for San Francisco and the San Francisco Suites.

We have all endured immense hardship during the past year, but now we are rising from this pandemic to be able to once again celebrate Summer in the City!

Warmest wishes,
Cynthia Reid
General Manager
San Francisco Suites

Reminder: The June 19 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Zoom.
Check the website Saturday, June 12 for the Agenda and Zoom instructions.







2020 delinquent assessment foreclosure auction

San Francisco Suites

April 8, 2021

Dear San Francisco Suites Owners:

The 2020 delinquent assessment foreclosure auction that was to be held in December 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic will now be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Please note below the 6 shares that will be up for auction with their estimated minimum bids.
The new owner will also be responsible for the past due property taxes, identified in brackets,
and the 2021 assessment which is $1,372.00.

Master – 258M $2,353.10 ($510.86 tax due)
Parlor – 192P $2,353.10 (90.63 tax due)
Parlor – 95P $2,353.10 ($90.63 tax due)
Parlor – 130P $2,303.10 ($248.40 tax due
Parlor – 220P $2,303.10 ($268.01 tax due)
Parlor – 278P $2,353.10 ($268.01 tax due)

Vacation Ownership Title Company will conduct the auction on:

Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 1:30 pm

Outside the Memorial Gates
on Van Ness Avenue between 301 and 401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA.94102

Please be advised, there may be additional costs for new owners.

You are invited to bid, and the highest bid will sell for cash, payable at the time of sale in lawful money of the United States, or with a cashier’s check drawn by a state or national bank, state or federal credit union, state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in the State.

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this matter.

Thank you,

Cynthia Reid
General Manager
San Francisco Suites

Report of the inspectors of election


Annual Meeting of Members and Election of Directors

Saturday, March 13, 2021

The Inspectors of Election, LLC (TIE) was contracted to serve as the oversight authority and independent, third-party election service for San Francisco Suites City Share Association and was duly recognized by the Chair of
the Annual Meeting. (CA Corp. Code §7614.)
As the duly appointed Inspector of Election at the Annual Meeting of San Francisco Suites City Share Association
held on the date noted above and all adjournments thereto, we hereby report as follows:  Click Here to read the complete document in PDF format.

Welcome Back!!

February 26, 2021

Dear San Francisco Suites Owners,

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, San Francisco officials lifted the mandatory travel quarantine with local coronavirus cases falling by 75%.

The mandatory quarantine was meant to prevent travel-related outbreaks and local increases in cases. But it was also put in place to keep the worrisome new covid-variants that had been identified in other parts of the world from entering San Francisco.

The Front Desk looks forward to rebooking share time that had to be recently canceled due to the quarantine, and we hope to set up new reservations for the spring and summer to compensate owners who were not able to use their time in 2020.

Also, there is news that San Francisco will be moving from the purple tier to the less restrictive red tier next week, which will mean a return to indoor dining, movie theatres, and gyms.

Come join us again at the Suites! Enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee in the gazebo on our beautiful landscaped roof. The cherry blossoms are in bloom on the streets of San Francisco, there are sailboats out in the Bay, and down on the Embarcadero, there are great “people watching” while dining outside at the Epic or Water Bar restaurants below the Bay Bridge. Let us reserve a table for you. The Ferris Wheel is still up in Golden Gate Park, and the rhododendrons and magnolias are flourishing in the Botanical Gardens.

Call the Concierge to make a reservation for the immersive Van Gogh exhibit starting on March 18th, which will be held at the SVN West that was the old Fillmore West.

Spring is here, and San Francisco is back!

We eagerly await to welcome you back to your “home away from home.”

Warmest wishes,
Cynthia Reid
General Manager
San Francisco Suites