Hotel Union Square San Francisco  3 stars

114 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show mapSave
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  • Location is awesome closed to trolly turnaround - Breakfast there was fine - Free high speed wireless internet
  • Service was top notch - Room was small but cute - Free wifi, coffee - Super close to the bart station
  • Tons of restaurants nearby - Parking is expensive at the hotel (29/night) - Free champagne in the lobbby from 4-6
  • Staff were overly helpful - 2 minute walk to all public transport - Concierge is very helpful with scheduling tours
  • Water pressure was low - Bathroom was a decent size - Enough space to put your toiletries


Hotel Union Square is a three-star historic venue, located in the heart of the city, close to local attractions and public transport, allowing easily navigate San Francisco.

Featuring art-deco style and being built in 1913, the hotel presents a mix of present and past, classic and modern. Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel.

The hotel includes 131 rooms and suites, where guests are sure to see LCD TVs, iPod stations and coffee makers on request.

Guests are offered tea and coffee at the lobby every day, while in the evening they are invited to the wine reception.

BART Powell St Station stands only 100m from the Hotel Union Square.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   90.

City Center San Francisco - 1.0 mi
Airports Oakland International Airport (OAK) - 11.2 mi, San Francisco International (SFO) - 11.6 mi
Train Stations Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 5000 ft, F Market Street Car - 1.1 mi
Underground stations BART - Powell St. Station - 700 ft, BART - Montgomery St. Station - 2300 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants John's Grill (cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood) - 200 ft, Bangkok Noodles & Thai B.B.Q. (cuisine: Thai, Noodle) - 100 ft
Parks Yerba Buena Gardens - 1900 ft
Beaches North Beach - 4500 ft


Guest accommodations are divided into executive rooms, Junior Queen Suites, Penthouse suites, One Kids suite and The Dashielle Hammett Suite.

All rooms come with plasma TVs, Wi-Fi access, private bathrooms with Terre Pure bath products and small refrigerators with coffee makers for a higher comfort.

Dining options

Free tea and coffee reception is offered every morning at the hotel's lobby.

Free wine reception is held every evening.

Room service is also possible from the nearby Tad's Steakhouse.


A 24-hour business center with essential facilities is at your total disposal.

A penthouse suite suit for small meeting and gatherings.

Free Wi-Fi internet provided throughout the venue.


Guests are offered to visit the nearby fitness center at discounted rates.

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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk

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

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 45 per day.

  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Video games
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Sundeck
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Sofa bed
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • LCD TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • Cordless phone
  • iPod docking station
Room decor
  • High ceiling
  • Room windows open



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Guest accommodations are divided into executive rooms, Junior Queen Suites, Penthouse suites, One Kids suite and The Dashielle Hammett Suite.

All rooms come with plasma TVs, Wi-Fi access, private bathrooms with Terre Pure bath products and small refrigerators with coffee makers for a higher comfort.

Deluxe Room
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Hotel Union Square Deluxe Room Del
Hotel Union Square Deluxe Room Del
Hotel Union Square Deluxe Room Del
Bed type: Double Beds or Queen Size Bed
Size: 240 sq. feet

Cozy bright room consists of a well-furnished bedroom and a convenient bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Room facilities
    Sleep & Soak Room
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    Hotel Union Square Sleep & Soak Room SLEEP AND SOAK
    Hotel Union Square Sleep & Soak Room SLEEP AND SOAK
    Hotel Union Square Sleep & Soak Room SLEEP AND SOAK
    Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed or Two Queen Size Beds
    Size: 305 sq. feet

    Sleep and Soak Queen Guestroom is our quaint room comfortable for single travelers or couples with a fantastic soaking tub to enjoy.

    Room facilities
      Executive Room
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      Hotel Union Square Executive Room Ex
      Hotel Union Square Executive Room Ex
      Hotel Union Square Executive Room Ex
      Bed type: King Size Bed
      Size: 305 sq. feet

      Spacious light room includes a comfortable work desk area, a cozy sitting area and a convenient bathroom.

      Room facilities
        No Frills Room
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        Hotel Union Square No Frills Room No Frills
        Bed type: Queen Size Bed or King Size Bed or Two Queen Size Beds
        Size: 305 sq. feet

        Our "No Frills" Guestrooms is quite small but quite economical indeed! Averaging 120 square feet and designed for one occupant only, this petite-sized room provides one double bed, 32” flat screen televisions and private bath.

        Room facilities
          Junior Suite
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          Hotel Union Square Junior Suite Jun
          Hotel Union Square Junior Suite Jun
          Hotel Union Square Junior Suite Jun
          Hotel Union Square Junior Suite Jun

          Our generously sized Junior Suite features a king size bed & a sitting area with velvety chaise lounge chairs and sleeper-sofa. The Junior King Suite is 500 square feet, showcase original exposed brick walls and is located on the corner of the building overlooking the historic Powell Street Cable Car line.

          Penthouse Suite
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          Hotel Union Square Penthouse Suite Pent

          Hotel Union Square offers penthouse suite located on the roof of the hotel. Accessible by staircase only, the suite has access to a private deck with amazing views of Union Square.

          Dashiell Hammett Suite
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          Hotel Union Square Dashiell Hammett Suite

          Paying homage to one of the literary worlds most esteemed mystery writers, Hotel Union Square is home to the only Dashiell Hammett Suite, where no detail has been overlooked, in this large corner suite. Special touches include: antique suitcase filled with Hammett books; an old fashioned typewriter; a collage dedicated to Hammett's books and movies; black and white photos of Hammett's wife and daughters; a vintage style radio; and a mural of "The Shadow of the Thin Man."

          Kids Suite
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          Hotel Union Square Kids Suite

          The Kids Suite boasts retro-style mixed media collages of famous kid-friendly San Francisco landmarks, all stylized in primary colors to engage kids and encourage them to be artistic. The suite features a cherry wood trundle bed, a computer filled with history related games, Nintendo Wii, a writing desk, a large colorful rug and books and games. For those parents who wish to stay in the same room with their kids bust still need their own space, this large corner suite is ideal and comes complete with a King size bed.

          Hotel Union Square LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          The city center is right near the hotel.

          Union Square with its shops, boutiques and restaurant, is moments from the venue.

          Museum of Modern Art Metreon, disposing large collections of contemporary works, is located 1/6km from the property.

          China town with its rich Chinese traditions, is located 8km from the hotel.

          Fisherman's Wharf, a working fishing pier not to mention its numerous activities, is located almost 5km away.

          Shopping areas
          • Westfield San Francisco Centre
            400 ft
          • Stockton Street
            400 ft
          • Union square
            700 ft
          • Metreon
            1000 ft
          • Ruby Skye
            700 ft
          • Metreon A Sony Entertainment
            1000 ft
          • Fascination
            1400 ft
          Monuments and Landmarks
          • Lotta's Fountain
            1400 ft
          • California Poets in the School
            400 ft
          • Silent Film Festival
            400 ft
          • Non Profit Finance Fund
            700 ft
          • Jewish Museum San Francisco
            700 ft
          • Folk Art Intl Foundation
            1000 ft
          • California Assembly of Local
            1400 ft
          • Renaissance Ballroom
            700 ft
          • P S 449 Performance Studios
            1000 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Accent Study Abroad
            400 ft
          • Fashion Institute of Design
            400 ft
          • Brandon College
            400 ft
          • Cal Dream Svc
            400 ft
          • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
            700 ft
          • Trinity College
            700 ft
          • Jean Shelton Acting School
            1400 ft
          • 1400 ft
          • Curran Theatre
            700 ft
          • Geary Theatre
            700 ft
          • American Conservatory Theater
            1000 ft
          • Warfield Theater
            1000 ft
          Underground stations
          • BART - Powell St. Station
            400 ft

          Local Attractions

          • San Francisco Railway Museum
            5100 ft
            77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
          • Market Street Railway Museum
            5100 ft
            77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
          • St. Mary's Cathedral
            5100 ft
            1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
          • Little Italy
            1.0 mi
            San Francisco, CA
          • Nob Hill
            1.0 mi
            San Francisco, CA 94109

          Near the hotel

          • Museum of Craft and Folk Art
            1100 ft
            51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
          • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church
            1200 ft
            330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
          • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center
            1200 ft
            101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
          • Contemporary Jewish Museum
            1300 ft
            736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
          • California Historical Society
            1500 ft
            678 Mission Street, San Francisco
          • International Art Museum of America
            1700 ft
            1025 Market Street, San Francisco
          • Yerba Buena Gardens
            1900 ft
            701 Mission Street, San Francisco

          Restaurants Nearby

          • John's Grill

            56% likes this, based on 573 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
            Price Range: USD 31 - USD 41

            200 ft
            63 Ellis St

            Phone: 415-986-0069

          • Bangkok Noodles & Thai B.B.Q.

            65% likes this, based on 106 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai, Noodle

            100 ft
            110 Powell St

            Phone: 415-397-2199

          • Tad's Steakhouse

            61% likes this, based on 170 reviews
            Cuisine: Steakhouse
            Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

            100 ft
            120 Powell St

            Phone: (415) 982-1718

          • Puccini & Pinetti

            68% likes this, based on 350 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
            Price Range: USD 32 - USD 41

            300 ft
            129 Ellis St

            Phone: 415-392-5500

          • Kuleto's

            65% likes this, based on 404 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, Californian
            Price Range: USD 31 - USD 61

            400 ft
            221 Powell St

            Phone: (415) 397-7720

          Getting there.

          San Francisco International Airport is situated 22km from the hotel.

          Oakland International Airport stands 31km from the venue.

          From San Francisco International Airport, take Highway #101 North. Follow signs to 9th Street/Civic Center Exit. When 9th Street crosses Market Street, veer right on Larkin. Follow Larkin Street to O'Farrell Street. Turn right on O'Farrell Street, follow O'Farrell to Stockton Street. Turn right on Stockton Street. Turn right on Ellis Street
          Parking lot is at 80 Ellis Street.

          Getting around.

          Caltrain 4th & King Street train station is situated 1.4km from the property.

          F Market Street Car is nearly 1.6km away.

          Underground station Powell St. Station is within steps from the hotel.

          BART Montgomery St. Station stands 600m further.

          Valet parking is offered at USD36.

          Private self-parking is USD30 per day.

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