$195 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 11, 2014 Check-out: Jul 13, 2014

Hotel Union Square

3 stars
114 Powell St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
240 reviews
Awesome hotel!!

This hotel gave me a great experience on my visit to SF. Why you might ask? Staff was awesome since... See full review

  • Gx110
  • Jun 7, 2014
Amazing Couples Trip

Upon arrival our first impression was amazing. the hotel was clean and the executive king suite was... See full review

  • Midwest Jennie
  • Apr 30, 2014
Located one block from bustling Union Square and alongside the famous cable car line, Hotel Union Square completed an extensive modern makeover in spring 2008. Remaining faithful to its Art Deco history, guestrooms have been transformed into a new experience, fusing contemporary with classic San Francisco. Highlights include platform beds with custom-made cream tufted headboards, velvety chaise lounges, flat screen televisions, air-conditioning, and custom lighting. This smoke-free hotel offers a complimentary business center, complimentary morning coffee/tea and afternoon wine reception, on-site valet parking for $40 per day plus taxes, valet laundry services, concierge services, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the hotel.

Hotel Union Square is a pet friendly hotel. Dogs only, one per room, maximum 40lbs, $25 non-refundable pet cleaning fee charged at check-in.

Hotel Map

37.7859 -122.408
Area served
San Francisco, CA
Nearby airports
(SFO)San Francisco International Airport
Area description
Overlooks the Powell Street Cable Car Line at Union Square. Just steps to Macy's, Nordstroms, Saks, Neiman Marcus, Theaters and fine dining. Easy access to the financial district, Moscone Convention Center, Chinatown, Civic Center, and public transportation.

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Hotel Union Square Rooms

Standard Rooms
Standard Rooms feature One Queen or two Double beds, Television, Bath, Complimentary Wireless Internet, Coffee Maker, Iron/Iron Board, and Hair Dryer.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Dining
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Union Square: 0.1 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.3 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.4 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • SoMa: 0.6 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.7 mi
  • Nob Hill: 0.7 mi
  • Union Square: 0.1 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.2 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.3 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.4 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.4 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.4 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 0.5 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.5 mi
  • SoMa: 0.6 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.7 mi
  • Nob Hill: 0.7 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.7 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 0.8 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 0.9 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 0.9 mi
  • Octagon House: 1 mi
  • ATT Park: 1 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 1 mi
  • Ferry Building: 1 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 1.1 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 1.1 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 1.1 mi
  • Coit Tower: 1.1 mi
  • Japantown: 1.2 mi
  • Japan Center: 1.2 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1.4 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 1.5 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.5 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.5 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.6 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.6 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.6 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.6 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.6 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.7 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.7 mi
  • Mission Cliffs Rock Climbing Center: 1.8 mi
  • Mission Delores: 1.8 mi
  • Mission Dolores: 1.8 mi

Dining

Johnny Foley's Irish House
great place for a cold pint of your favorite brew. Tasty pub food in a lively environment.
Tad's Steakhouse
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner is located adjacent to the entrance of the lobby.
John's Grill
A San Francisco landmark thaat open in 1908 and is home of the "Maltese Falcon." Open daily for lunch and dinner.

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. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (240)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Union Square

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
240 out of 240
Amenities:
3.2
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.6

72% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Sacramento, Ca.
Jun 22, 2011

Extremely Disappointing

Was in the city for pleasure. The online information for the hotel mase it seem like it was an upscale hotel, when the only thing that was upscale was it's location, close to shopping and transit, right on the cable car line, so it is NOT a quiet hotel. The room was suppoosed to be an executive king.It was a larger room. It had a small, flat screen t.v. No Cable channels available, poor reception on the few channels that were available. Tha carpet looked dirty and worn with tattered corners. Some areas of the walls had paint peeling. The bed was so low, I had a hard time lowering myself into it with my bad hip. I believe all of the furnishings, including the bed were IKEA. Lots of plastic. Very few amenities in the room. Not hsppy for the supposed discounted price we paid. Have stayed in S.F. in another hotel at half the price, and was twice as satisfied. I won't be back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Austin, TX
Jun 21, 2011

Great Place

The hotel was great. The staff was friendly, concierge was very helpful! Valet parking was great..but a car is not needed since there is so much to do in the area! Everything you need is within walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

There is shopping to do ALL AROUND! So be prepared to spend spend spend! You must try to catch a show/concert at the Great American Music Hall - beautiful place. Visit Fisheman's Wharf, Pier 39 and don't forget to bike across the Golden Gate Bridge BUT you must also bike it back - that is an experience in itself! Be sure to visit Muir Woods and visit Saulsalito.

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Austin, TX
Jun 21, 2011

Great Place

The hotel was great. The staff was friendly, concierge was very helpful! Valet parking was great..but a car is not needed since there is so much to do in the area! Everything you need is within walking distance.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

There is shopping to do ALL AROUND! So be prepared to spend spend spend! You must try to catch a show/concert at the Great American Music Hall - beautiful place. Visit Fisheman's Wharf, Pier 39 and don't forget to bike across the Golden Gate Bridge BUT you must also bike it back - that is an experience in itself! Be sure to visit Muir Woods and visit Saulsalito.

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ykj
Business
Ann Arbor, MI
Jun 14, 2011

Great service, great location

Great.

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

Business

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ykj
Business
Ann Arbor, MI
Jun 14, 2011

Great service, great location

Great.

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

Business

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
philadelphia, pa
Jun 3, 2011

Hotel union square

Excellent

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
philadelphia, pa
Jun 3, 2011

Hotel union square

Excellent

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Oakland, CA
May 9, 2011

Great... but

As described in the Orbitz hotel review, its right smack in the middle of Union Square. It's very busy with a lot of things to do, no matter what you're looking for i.e. shopping, movies or dinning out. So…, with all the activities it makes the hotel rooms a little unpleasant for sleeping but, overall I was pleased with the hotel, staff and location. I would defiantly recommend to family and friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

It's Union Square San Francisco. Wow !!!

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Oakland, CA
May 9, 2011

Great... but

As described in the Orbitz hotel review, its right smack in the middle of Union Square. It's very busy with a lot of things to do, no matter what you're looking for i.e. shopping, movies or dinning out. So…, with all the activities it makes the hotel rooms a little unpleasant for sleeping but, overall I was pleased with the hotel, staff and location. I would defiantly recommend to family and friends.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

It's Union Square San Francisco. Wow !!!

Review of Hotel Union Square

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Landenberg, PA
May 2, 2011

Good but small

The hotel is nice and in a very good location. It has a European feel to it. The room is very small, but comfortable since one should not spend too much time in a hotel when you are in a city like San Francisco. The room was clean and the bathroom a decent size.

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

Business

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