The Laurel Inn is a Joie de Vivre Hotel, and is located in the heart of San Francisco. The hotel has recently undergone renovation and has a contemporary style that pays homage to the look of the mid-century. The hotel is a pet-friendly. Each guestroom features a 32-inch flat screen high definition television with the HBO channel, complimentary Internet access, dual-line telephone, a DVD player, a CD player, ironing equipment, voicemail, a writing desk and a hair dryer. Some rooms feature panoramic views and kitchenettes. The hotel is not air conditioned, but rooms have windows that open, as well as fans. Guests enjoy a variety of onsite amenities including onsite covered parking, 24-hour coffee and tea service in the lobby, afternoon service of cookies and lemonade, complimentary continental breakfast, laundry and valet dry cleaning service, access to a CD and DVD lending library and concierge services. Extended stay discounts are available. Nearby is a fitness center and meeting rooms that provide access for Laurel Inn guests. The Swank Cocktail Club is located onsite and features a modern, intimate setting for cocktails before or a after an evening on the town. Nearby are many of San Francisco's best attractions including the California Academy of Sciences and Sacramento Street.