$160 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Dec 22, 2014 Check-out: Dec 23, 2014

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

4 stars
333 O'Farrell Street, PO Box 420868, San Francisco, CA 94102
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
501 reviews
Girls trip

Staff was polite accommodating and helpful. We asked about the quickest way to get to SFO an were... See full review

  • Las Vegas Lorie
  • Oct 22, 2014
Great Hotel, Great Location

This hotel was conveniently located in Union Square. The hotel staff was great and was quick to... See full review

  • I love to Travel Ms Dee
  • Aug 18, 2014
San Francisco's Union Square First Class Accommodations

A 46-story building located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel is one of the tallest & largest hotels in the entire city. This means many rooms offer breathtaking views of everything from the city skyline to the Oakland Hills. Guests can take advantage of the hotels close proximity to local attractions and easy access to public transportation such as MUNI, BART and the famous Cable Cars. Geographically, the hotel is centrally located between Union Square and the Moscone Convention Center. The on-site restaurant, Urban Tavern, serves sophisticated pub food along with cocktails and beer.

Highlights
  • Centrally located in Union Square
  • Breathtaking views of downtown San Francisco
  • Sparkling outdoor pool on the 16th floor
  • Savor a hamburger and a pint of beer from Urban Tavern, the on-site eatery
Rooms

The Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel offers a number of different room classes. Standard rooms include flat-screen TVs, plush-top mattresses, irons and ironing boards, and spacious work desks. Deluxe view rooms (floors 22 to 30) add unbeatable views of San Francisco Bay. Then, of course, there are the skyline bay views, which have the best views in the house. Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access are available in all accommodations (fees may apply). Pets welcome (fees apply).

Features

The Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel is located at the center of the Theater District, this San Francisco hotel is close to many nearby sightseeing attractions including Union Square, City Hall, AT&T Park, and the Moscone Convention Center. Walk to the shops at the Westfield San Francisco Centre located two blocks away. Take a swim in our pool or simply relax in one of our skyline views as you marvel in the views. Valet and self parking are available (fees apply).

Transportation
  • San Francisco International Airport (13 mi/19.1 km)
  • Oakland International Airport (13 mi/19.1 km)
  • Cable car stops (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • MUNI bus (0.1 mi/0.1 km)
  • BART (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
Attractions
  • Union Square (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Moscone Convention Center (0.5 mi/0.7 km)
  • Embarcadero (1.1 mi/1.7 km)
  • Ferry Building (1.1 mi/1.8 km)
  • AT&T Park (1.3 mi/2 km)
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • 134,500 square feet of meeting space
  • On-site audio/visual team to help troubleshoot problems
  • Book meeting space online through e-Events

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Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
General
Pet friendly
Activities
Pool
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Union Square: 0.2 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.4 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.5 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.6 mi
  • SoMa: 0.6 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.6 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Union Square: 0.2 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.4 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.4 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.5 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.5 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.5 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.5 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.6 mi
  • SoMa: 0.6 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.6 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.6 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.8 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 0.8 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 0.8 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 0.9 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.9 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 0.9 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 1 mi
  • Japantown: 1 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.1 mi
  • Ferry Building: 1.1 mi
  • ATT Park: 1.1 mi
  • Coit Tower: 1.2 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.4 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 1.5 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.5 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.5 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.5 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.6 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.6 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.6 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.6 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.6 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.6 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.7 mi
  • Mission Dolores: 1.7 mi
  • Mission Delores: 1.7 mi
  • Mission Cliffs Rock Climbing Center: 1.8 mi
  • Walter Adams Gallery: 2 mi

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (501)

Ratings and reviews for Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
501 out of 501
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.7

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Hawaii
Feb 15, 2010

Good location, great price

Location was good, close to shopping, dining areas. Room was clean. Daily parking rate was a bit high. I've stayed at other hotels near Union Square and the parking was more reasonable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Washington, DC
Feb 15, 2010

Quality room, unbeatable location

We spent five nights. Room was super, and at a great rate. Staff was helpful and friendly. Can't beat the location. The $15 a day fitness center rate is excessive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Use the BART or other public transportation. Easy to figure out. Goes everywhere you want to go and very cheap.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York
Jul 7, 2009

Good location, bad weather

I visited some places. My previous trip which was Los Angeles was better than this because the hotel and places are so nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
LA, CA
Jul 9, 2009

4 day weekend trip

It was all pretty good. I came a Thursday morning, checked in quickly, got a room on the 11th floor and everything went smoothly. The staff were friendly and they did everything to help you while also respecting your privacy. The room had 2 queen beds which accomodated 4 of us nicely. The bathroom was nice and clean. Hairdryer was better than some other cheaper hotel ones, but can't say it was as good as mine. Quiet, good location, close to food places, shopping, and couple minutes to Chinatown and whatnot. I didn't like how the internet was EXTREMELY overpriced. In this day and age where everything is going digital, it's insane I have to pay 17 dollars for one day of internet. SEVENTEEN! With the 4 days' bill I could pay 1 month of 10MB blazing fast cable internet back in LA! (oh yeah, the "broadband" was SLOW) Also, other hotels such as the Sheraton offer you free internet in the lobby, which is reasonable, AND they charge less than the Hilton when using it from your room. P.S. Parking is around $40. ridiculously expensive IMO, but that's how SF works.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Try going to Slide Lounge, you'll like it. Decent size, crowded, and has a slide down to the dance floor level.

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Salem, OR
Sep 6, 2010

Great Stay in an immaculate room

Toured San Francisco and the Bay Area. Used to live at Fort Baker in 1971 and wanted to look at the Bay Area after so many years. Everything, especially the parking was too expensive. The food was good, but expensive as well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
"Heartland" of Florida
Jul 9, 2009

San Francisco Dreamin'

They messed up my reservation (ordered King, got two doubles). Other than that, a marvelous stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

I wish I'd had enough time to study the public transportation more. I used cabs to get around when I didn't walk...

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mamakoosh
Business
Santa Monica, CA
Dec 27, 2009

Another great trip[...]

Warm and efficient welcome at reception and the conceriege was very efficient and knowledgeabl.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Kuletos & Daily Grill are close by and reasonably priced for excellent food and service. Fo a longer walk you can't beat BOULEVARD.

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lyn
Business
Wahiawa, HI
Jul 9, 2009

San Fran No Ka Oi

This was the place to be. My friend and I was able to step out of the hotel and walk to the nearest restaurant for a bite to eat. We walked a little further and was in shopping heaven! We even chanced it by walking to the wharf. For the avid walker, this was nothing but another 2 mile walk. I thought it was great. I would definitely stay here again. I had a great time thanks to Hilton San Fran!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Craigj
Business
Monterey, CA
Sep 21, 2011

Greta Location

Nice location, friendly staff, parking was costly though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
orlando fl
Jul 9, 2009

nice hotel great location

location is great. barta nearby. nice restaurants within walking distance. don't eat breakfast in hotel. nice reasonably places right around corner. rooms are kind of small but who stays in there room when in san francisco

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

take barta to and from airport. easy and people at barta are very helpful

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