Hotel Cartwright Union Square  3 stars

524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show mapSave
From  US$ 255
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Verified Reviews:

  • Free breakfast was amazing - There was a cable car stop right at the corner of sutter and powell - Free wi-fi was convenient
  • Bath is newly tiled - Reasonablly priced parking - Evening wine reception was fun
  • Coffee machine and bottled water in the room - Room was clean - Cable tv in room - Nice shower with plenty of hot water
  • Bathroom was tiny but modern - Bed was very comfortable - Breakfast provided every morning was very nice
  • Breakfast was quite good - A/c barely worked - Staff was among the friendliest i've ever met - Location was good

Overview

Hotel Cartwright Union Square is situated in the center of San Francisco right next to renowned attractions, such as Alcatraz, St. Mary's Cathedral and San Francisco Opera. The great value hotel was built in 1913 and renovated in 2008.

Rooms

This property has 110 classic guestrooms including Two-Room Suite, Deluxe Double Room and Twin Room that are well appointed with a work area, wireless internet and iron and ironing board. They feature spacious private bathrooms with toiletries, towels and bathrobes.

Eat

Dining options include a complimentary continental breakfast served every morning. Signature drinks are offered in the beer bar.

Work

The hotel offers printers, a business center and multilingual staff.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is USD 29 per day.

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 40 per day.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   114.

Location

hotel Hotel Cartwright Union Square San Francisco location

The hotel is conveniently located close to BART - Powell St. subway station. Just 20 minutes from the center of San Francisco.

Nearby points of interest include theaters, galleries and museums.

Getting around.

A 6-minute walk will bring you to the Powell St. BART city rail. 15km to the Marin County airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.9km
  • Airport: Marin County - 13.6km, Oakland International Airport - 18.2km
  • Train Station: F Market Street Car - 1.5km, Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 1.9km
  • Underground station: BART - Powell St. Station - 600 m, BART - Montgomery St. Station - 700 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers/magazines
Services
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 

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                        Hotel Cartwright Union Square LocationWhat's nearby

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                        What's nearby

                        Popular areas
                        • Nob Hill
                          300 m
                        General
                        • InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
                          200 m
                        • Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
                          300 m
                        • 300 m
                        • Grace Cathedral
                          400 m
                        Shopping Areas
                        Amusement
                        Museums
                        • San Francisco Performances Inc
                          100 m
                        • California Assembly of Local
                          200 m
                        • Jewish Museum San Francisco
                          300 m
                        • Folk Art Intl Foundation
                          300 m
                        • Silent Film Festival
                          400 m
                        • Non Profit Finance Fund
                          400 m
                        Halls
                        • P S 449 Performance Studios
                          100 m
                        • Post Street Pavilion
                          400 m
                        • Renaissance Ballroom
                          400 m
                        Universities, Institutes
                        • Great Western University
                          100 m
                        • Jean Shelton Acting School
                          100 m
                        • Cal Dream Svc
                          400 m
                        • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
                          400 m
                        • Fashion Institute of Design
                          400 m
                        • Brandon College
                          400 m
                        • Dharma Realm Buddhist Univ
                          500 m
                        • University of Judaism
                          500 m
                        Theaters
                        • Curran Theatre
                          200 m
                        • 200 m
                        • American Conservatory Theater
                          400 m
                        Air business related
                        • Tianda America Inc
                          500 m

                        Local Attractions

                        • Coit Tower
                          1.5km
                          1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco
                        • Civic Center
                          1.5km
                          Off Of Van Ness, San Francisco
                        • Embarcadero Branch YMCA
                          1.5km
                          169 Steuart St. between Howard and Mission Sts., San Francisco
                        • St. Mary's Cathedral
                          1.5km
                          1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
                        • San Francisco Opera
                          1.5km
                          San Francisco, CA

                        Near the hotel

                        • SF Playhouse
                          10 m
                          450 Post Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
                        • Un-Scripted Theater Company
                          10 m
                          533 Sutter Street, San Francisco
                        • San Francisco History Museum
                          40 m
                          449 Powell St., San Francisco
                        • San Francisco Magic Parlor
                          70 m
                          433 Powell Street, San Francisco
                        • TIX Bay Area
                          150 m
                          350 Powell Street, San Francisco
                        • The Alcove Theater
                          200 m
                          414 Mason Street, San Francisco
                        • American Conservatory Theater
                          250 m
                          415 Geary Street, San Francisco

                        Restaurants Nearby

                        • Lori's Diner

                          76% likes this, based on 901 reviews
                          Food: American, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers, Diner
                          Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

                          20 m
                          500 Sutter St

                          Phone: (415) 981-1950

                        • Sears Fine Foods

                          63% likes this, based on 1060 reviews
                          Food: American, Diner, Swedish

                          60 m
                          439 Powell St

                          Phone: (415) 986-1160

                        • Scala's Bistro

                          67% likes this, based on 652 reviews
                          Food: American, Italian, French, Pizza, Bistro
                          Price Range: USD 13 - USD 31

                          50 m
                          432 Powell St

                          Phone: 415-395-8555

                        • Golden Gate Grill

                          53% likes this, based on 57 reviews
                          Food: American
                          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

                          40 m
                          449 Powell Street, 3rd Floor

                          Phone: 415-981-8646

                        • The Starlight Room

                          63% likes this, based on 119 reviews
                          Food: Contemporary
                          Price Range: USD 26 - USD 31

                          50 m
                          450 Powell St.

                          Phone: 415-395-8595

                        Hotel Cartwright Union Square Reviews

                        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Cartwright Union Square

                        Average guest rating

                        3.9
                        out of 5
                        Excellent
                        Based on 116 reviews

                        Rating by category:

                        Service
                        3.5
                        Value
                        4.2
                        Dining
                        1.8
                        Location
                        4.4
                        Rooms
                        3.3

                        Individual guest reviews

                        • The location is great and the hotel has a nice atmosphere. The staff is the best and the bathroom is clean. The complimentary breakfast is amazing.

                          The room was very small.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.3
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            5
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • Comfortable beds and location, one block from Union square, some superb restaurants also within walking distance. Wonderful place to stay, great building great stuff and we booked through TravelZoo for a spectacular price. The staff were very friendly and rooms were cosy.

                          The hotel is truly awful and the light in bathroom would go on. The bar is closed down due to no liquor license and the check in was kinda weird, i filled up on breakfast and never found the need to eat lunch.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.2
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • Great location to Union Square and near Powell street and the cable car. Totaly a good hotel, for a very reasonable rate and staff were very friendly and helpful. The beds were amazing, free newspapers were also present and the bathtub was large and the rainfall showerhead was very nice. The breakfasts were adequate.

                          I expected the area to be noisy the room was loud and unfortunatelly the window you our bathroom was unable to close tightly.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.4
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            5
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • The location is ideal and the hotel has an impressive vintage style. The lobby is very nice, the staff are really friendly and even brought up joke we checked in, the guest living room is castle stylish. The breakfast is delicious.

                          Clean and inoffensive old San Francisco decor, low Price. Bathroom was very very small.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.5
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • The location is wonderful and the service provided at the Larkspur Hotel Union Square is exceptional from top to bottom. The lobby is very nice and the staff is amazingly helpful. The water is hot and free breakfast in the morning is great.

                          The room was very small and had no view whatsoever, the bed we had was really uncomfortable.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.3
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • I loved the location, Union Square is FULL of upscale stores and restaurants nearby nice set of toilettries. This hotel is great, the staff does a wonderful job of making you feel at home and friendly and the lobby is splendid. The rooms are clean, the breakfast itself is pretty good and the wine hour is excellent.

                          The price we paid, bathroom is old and no ice machines avaiLable on the floors.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.4
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Value
                            5
                        • The location was ideal and the hotel staff were great. The services were impressive, the shower was good and I love that the windows open for fresh air.

                          Small room, only the breakfast is awful.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            3.9
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            4
                          • Value
                            4
                        • Great location and price, fantastic Stay. Friendly & helpful staff and comfy bed. Especially the couches in front of the fireplace and good breakfast variety.

                          Big window in the bathroom, no small fridge.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.4
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            3
                          • Service
                            4
                          • Value
                            5
                        • Very good location for Downtown, Union Square and great rates. Staff knowledgeable and helpful, warm room, newspapers and coffee avaiLable in the morning. Loved the free breakfast and fresh Fruit. Not a bad choice overall.

                          The bathroom was tiny.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.6
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            5
                        • Great service and location, only a block from Union square. The hotel was clean, friendly and the staff were able to provide some stellar recommendations. The bed was comfortable and breakfast was a simple cold breakfast. The free wine reception in the evenings were fun.

                          Rooms were too small.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            3.7
                          • Location
                            4
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            3
                          • Value
                            4
                        • Good location complimentary breakfast, a block from Union Square and the Hotel staff were vey friendly and Helpful. The service was excellent and shower was great. The free wine hour was also very nice.

                          Room to small for price.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.6
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            4
                        • Great location and very nice stay. The staff is awesome and just a few blocks from Union square and convenient to walk to restaurants.

                          The room was very very very small and breakfast was very busy.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.4
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            2
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            5
                          • Dining
                            5
                        • Great value for the location and nice hotel. Very clean, fantastic staff and clean room. A good free breakfast, complimentary wine tasting in the library every afternoon.

                          Small bathroom.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            3.3
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            3
                          • Service
                            3
                          • Value
                            2
                        • Liked the seperate wardrobe/ luggage area, great Hotel and staff very professional, friendly and courteous. Comfortable bed and pillows, fantastic breakfast, the choice on offer was good and the muffins were a daily ritual for me.

                          The room rate went up 100.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            4.2
                          • Location
                            5
                          • Rooms
                            4
                          • Service
                            5
                          • Value
                            3
                        • Location is excellent and a generous welcome pack of toiletries on arrival contributed to our comfort. Staff are friendly and were always ready to help, breakfast is wonderful, just watch out for other pushy guests.

                          The room was dusty effected my allergy'.

                          My rating for the hotel:

                          • Average rating
                            3.6
                          • Location
                            3
                          • Rooms
                            2
                          • Service
                            4
                          • Value
                            5
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