Greener practices for a greater future... Sustainability is key

From dining to events, rooms to wellness, sustainability is rooted in our DNA. Solar 

panels power our lighting, filtering systems make our air cleaner, local ingredients help 

create healthy foods, and biodegradable and recyclable items used throughout the 

hotel reduces our single-use plastic consumption. But it is much more than our 

aesthetics that make us truly sustainable... It’s in our core values.

Ameswell Exterior
Game Lawn
Infinity Patio
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Ameswell Solar Panels

Quote from our GM

“From inception, the intent of The Ameswell was to be much more than just the greenest hotel in Silicon Valley. By focusing on eco-friendly practices in everything we do, we committed ourselves to being stewards in this emerging sustainable economy. The goal of carbon neutrality is based on our collective environmental values and it’s now becoming a reality. However, we understand the magnitude of the challenge and offsetting our carbon emissions is just one small step. Our commitment to action remains strong and we’re excited to be celebrating this important milestone.”

– Ru Paster, General Manager

We are LEED Certified, and soon to be Carbon Neutral

On March 8, 2023, The Ameswell Hotel was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The attainment of this certification is a big step forward in our hopes to reduce the potential impact of climate change for us, our local communities, and all of the natural resources surrounding the Bay Area. This major steppingstone has also paved the way for us to build something much grander, a life-changing benchmark for all the San Francisco Bay Area... a hotel that’s soon to be carbon neutral. We are currently projected to hit this benchmark in 2024 and will be considered as the one of the first hotels in Silicon Valley to make this achievement possible.

Take a look below at our other sustainable practices and initiatives that contribute to making each one of your stays happy, healthy, and relaxing.


Ameswell Pool
Ameswell Game Lawn Pool

Water Efficient Landscaping

Our superior exterior design and landscaping helps us to make our water intake more efficient and sustainable. The planting of different flowers and succulents out near our game lawn also helps to increase our water efficiency and builds a better connection between us and our local environments.

Gallery Food Image

Filtering Cooking Oil

Utilizing creative fryer solutions from Filta - a company that offers superior cooking oil filtration services - the oils we use for our fryers have an extended lifespan, allowing us to buy less of it on a yearly basis.

Once the oil is past its due date, they remove the oil, clean the fryers using eco-friendly cleaners, and convert the oil to biodiesel. 

Ameswell Exterior
Ballroom Setup
Infinity Patio
Ameswell Roger Sign

Optimizing Energy Performance

The solar panels located on our rooftop help us to optimize energy performance and create less dependence on fossil fuels. The solar energy created from these panels goes into powering our rooms, hallways, banquet areas, and any lighting throughout the hotel. What better for us to create sustainable energy than taking advantage of California’s amazing rays of sunshine! 

Sustainability Carbon Emissions
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Limiting Deliveries

We effectively reduce our carbon footprint by limiting our hotel deliveries per week. We know the most common form of carbon pollution is via cars and trucks, so we do our best to limit the amount of hotel deliveries from trucks to remain more carbon friendly.

Ameswell Hotel Plants

Have Any Questions?

If you have any questions regarding our sustainability initiatives or how these initiatives help to benefit your stay, please contact us at info@theameswellhotel.com or call us at 650-880-1000. 

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