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Hotel Cartwright Union Square

524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Alexandra, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is quite different to others we stayed in on our trip. It is a small hotel with extremely helpful staff. Rooms are small and the bathroom was tiny. There was a problem with our first room as the sink was blocked so we were upgraded to a room with a king bed, but incresing the size of the... More 

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bergamo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small hotel, small room, small bathroom, no restaurant inside... simply a tipical londoner hotel. But is clean, essential and above all is in the heart of the town! just Turn the corner and you are in Union Square! Nice staff, we asked to print us a paper and they did it without any cost or complaint! Good choice!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the beginning of August and we have no complaints at all about Hotel Cartwright. The staff were very courteous and helpful - especially Lillian with her directions and tips. The room was perfect for our needs, although a safe would be good addition. Complimentary tea and coffee in the room. The hotel and the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay, the place had beautiful old antique furniture, but still had a modern feel to the bathrooms. I really enjoyed my stay and the fact that I was within walking distance of much of San Fran.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for a girls trip to San Francisco. From the moment we walked in the door, the staff was super friendly and accommodating. The hotel is very nice, rooms are small, but that's to be expected in a big city. The location is great! A short walk to shopping, restaurants and Nob Hill. There is... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were welcomed greatly by the receptionists who were very friendly. Our rooms were great with one twin room containing large double beds and a king sized room for my parents. My Mum did complain about the noise as it was next to a main road although the receptionist very kindly moved my parents to another room which was perfect... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Affordable hotel with great service. Staff were really friendly and accommodating. The location is perfect and can't really get any better since it's right in Union Square. The rooms were a little old looking but really nice nonetheless.

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Spring, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Cartwright is just around the corner from Union Square and a short walk to China Town. The service is very friendly and the price is right. The building itself is quite old, although in good shape, it's not fancy. I kind of felt like I might encounter Dashiell Hammett in the hallway! The lobby is nice and there... More 

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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I are just back from San Francisco, the staff in this hotel are so friendly and helpful. Free Wifi and complimentary tea & coffee. Location is great for China Town, Union Square and a cable car ride to Fisherman's Wharf. Be prepared to wait in long queues for cable car. Lillian was such a lovely person, made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 4 nights in the hotel. Checking in greeted by Lilian a friendly person, all the staff were excellent. The hotel and rooms are very clean comfortable bed. Free wifi in your rooms. Tea and coffee was available each morning. Definitely recommend the hotel.

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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