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Hotel Cartwright Union Square

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
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Ranked #102 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was amazing we were really impressed. The rooms were adorable and the bed was so comfy. Staff were friendly and helpful. So close to everything you need to see or near public transport to get to what you need to see. Lost one star because of the shower. Not sure if it was broken but confusing to use... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Cartwright Union Square for three days during a visit to San Francisco. The location of the hotel was great. Great rooms, good price and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I would stay there again if I visit the city again.

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Quispamsis, NB
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took advantage of a travelzoo deal and were thrilled to see how lucky we were! It was our first trip to San Francisco, so did not know, really, where in the city to stay! This location in Union Square could not have been more convenient. We took the train from the airport, and literally got off at a stop... More

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Yulara, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's definitely an older style hotel and the rooms reflect that but it has everything you need and is close to all. Quite small and the bathroom is tiny but wasn't an issue for me. Not to far from Union square and close to cable cars and transport to get a round the city. There was No air-con but not... More

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Budapest, Hungary
13 reviews 13 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, I have mixed feelings with this hotel, when we arrived I was devastated by the look of our room, it was soo tiny I felt I cannot breath, but then I got used to it...And that is because of the wonderful staff and the whole atmosphere of the city...:-) Hmmm.. The parking options are insanely expensive. The beds are... More

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Almonte, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is older but very clean and comfortable, location is just perfect. Union Square is about 2 blocks away, the cable car is just a walk down the street on Powell, shopping is close by, there are restaurants everywhere. The staff at the hotel are very nice and helpful. There is no a/c, but you don't need it, at... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice hotel in the heart of San Francisco's shopping and theatre district. It's very handy for transport - just a 10-minute walk from Powell Street BART station (for the airport), the cable cars stop at the end of the road, and it's on numerous bus routes. The building is quite old and the rooms fairly small,... More

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Forney, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you are wanting an older hotel experience, this is the place. We enjoyed the location and the friendly staff. The bathroom was small, but we didn't mind too much. I would recommend this place. The rooms are small, but big enough for two people. It is a nice place to stay, if you plan on using your room for... More

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Regina, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights while on a conference in San Francisco. Check-in was quick, front desk people were friendly and set a nice atmosphere. The room itself was very small, a bed, desk and two night tables but considering how much time was spent in the room it was fine. The bathroom was... More

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Miami, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I loved the location of the hotel as well as the historic charm of this location so I was prepared for the small size of the rooms. I was there during 3 very warm days and the lack of an A/C unit was uncomfortable at best. Staff were very friendly and always went the extra mile and the central location... More

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Also Known As:
Larkspur Union Square
Larkspur San Francisco
Cartwright Hotel San Francisco
Address: 524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #102 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cartwright Union Square 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
What Will You Do Today In San Francisco? The possibilities are endless. Dine at the city’s most celebrated restaurants and sample the latest food innovations for which the city has become famous. Explore the city’s countless tourist attractions such as the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, and take a ride through the city’s notorious yet energizing fog, setting your eyes on the wondrous parks and landmarks along the way. Browse the nearby boutiques and department stores in and around the bustling Union Square area. And enjoy all of this while staying at the Cartwright Hotel Union Square. Located just one block from Union Square, the epicenter of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment venues, the hotel is also just minutes from the Financial District and Moscone Center. Apart from its excellent location and quintessential San Francisco charm, the Cartwright Hotel Union Square offers thoughtful amenities and premium guest services, making it the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers looking for comfort and convenience in the thick of all that San Francisco has to offer. ... more   less 
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