Tonga Room, Fairmont Hotel

The sign was on the California Avenue side
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The sign was on the California Avenue side


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:07:14 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180714_0358BCX
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The Tonga Room was down a lower lever hallway
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The Tonga Room was down a lower lever hallway


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:08:16 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180816_0357BCX
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It was in the same direction as the Grand Ballroom
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It was in the same direction as the Grand Ballroom


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:07:14 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180714_0356BCX
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A three faced statue was just inside the entry
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A three faced statue was just inside the entry


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:06:40 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180640_0355BCX
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The bar had a strong nautical flair
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The bar had a strong nautical flair


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:10:36 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #171036_0320BCX
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Strong drinks were served in scary glasses
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Strong drinks were served in scary glasses


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:14:34 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #171434_0327BCX
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A carved wooden image hung on a thatched wall
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A carved wooden image hung on a thatched wall


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:53:22 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #175322_0334BCX
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Part of the restaurant was an old ship
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Part of the restaurant was an old ship


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:13:38 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #171338_0324BCX
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Artificial rain and lightening added atmosphere
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Artificial rain and lightening added atmosphere


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 17:32:12 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #173212_0330BCX
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He calmly watched the rain display
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He calmly watched the rain display


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:00:04 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180004_0337BCX
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One child really enjoyed the rain
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One child really enjoyed the rain


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:05:30 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180530_0346BCX
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Lit flotation balls added to the atmosphere
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Lit flotation balls added to the atmosphere


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:25:56 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180256_0340BCX
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One side of the restaurant was under a roof
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One side of the restaurant was under a roof


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18025:08 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180508_0343BCX
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The other side was under fake palm trees
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The other side was under fake palm trees


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:05:34 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180534_0347BCX
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A fake boat in the old pool was the bandstand
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A fake boat in the old pool was the bandstand


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:05:42 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180542_0348BCX
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The S.S. Forester became the boat part of the restaurant
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The S.S. Forester became the boat part of the restaurant


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:06:02 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180602_0349BCX
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The S.S. Forester's sails were clearly visible
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The S.S. Forester's sails were clearly visible


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:06:10 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180610_0350BCX
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A bar table was wrapped in tropical fabric
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A bar table was wrapped in tropical fabric


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:06:16 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180616_0351BCX
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The bar lights were wrapped in a bamboo curtains
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The bar lights were wrapped in a bamboo curtains


The Fairmont Hotel's Tonga Room, a Tiki Bar   •  California Avenue, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 17 March 2009)   •  (Photo taken 18:06:34 Sunday 8 March 2009)   •  © 2009 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #180634_0354BCX
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