Presidio has a rich cultural history spanning back to the time of the native Ohlone people. In 1776, the Spanish
Kotzebue sailed from Kronshtadt aboard the 180-ton Rurik on July 30, 1815, and rounded Cape Horn on January 22, 1816.
Louis Choris, a famous German-Russian painter and explorer, was one of history’s first expeditionary sketch artists
The Captain’s Suite (80 m²) is dedicated to the famous explorer Otto von Kotzebue, who lived in Kau Manor for much
Otto’s father, August von Kotzebue, was approached by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1812 to write the libretto for an opera
Rurik, an ancient Russian word meaning ‘old ruler’, was a Varangian chieftain who gained control of Ladoga in 862,
Mimi was the sister of Otto von Kotzebue. A writer and painter, she married the explorer and admiral Paul von
Otto von Kotzebue’s father, the German playwright, August, was murdered in 1819 by Karl Ludwig Sand, a militant
Hanging lanterns, woven rattan and silk carpets make this Javanese-inspired room a place to delight in decadent
Otto von Kotzebue was the first Westerner to discover the Bikini Islands in the mid-1820s. The Islands had always been
The ‘Artiste’ large 2 room Suite was the guest room of many artists who resided at the Kau Manor. This suite is
French-born explorer and naturalist Adelbert von Chamisso accompanied Otto von Kozobue on his oceanic voyage of 1816.
The Ohlone people, also known as the Costanoan, are a Native American people of the central California coast. When Otto
Parnassia kotzebuei (commonly called Kotzebue’s Grass of Parnassus) features white and bright yellow colored blooms.
Adam Johann Ritter von Krusenstern was an admiral and explorer, who led the first Russian circumnavigation of the
Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago in southern Chile and marks the northern
An archipelago of ten volcanic islands located in Mid-Atlantic off the coast of West Africa, Cape Verde was introduced
A chain of islands within the island nation of the Marshall Islands, the Ratak (‘sunrise’) Islands were mapped by
A fitting homage to the wife of Otto von Kotzebue, Amalie’s Suite (69 m²) is the most romantic room in the Manor.
All rooms have the following amenities: Queen-size bed (Suites have King-size beds; some of the Superior Rooms can be adapted into twin rooms), complimentary high-speed internet, bathroom with shower or bath (some Suites offer both, alongside his-and-her sinks), hair dryer and minibar.
Deluxe Rooms and Suites also have bathrobes and slippers.
Guest rooms in the Coach House have delightful glass balconies.
For your events our team is there help you with your every need, including airport transportation, rental cars booking, room service, laundry, shoe polishing, private cinema, á deux sauna and swimming pool, massage, gaming and sporting equipment as well as bike rental, private nature tours, picnic arrangements, and more.