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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 #111 of 235 Hotels in San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came for business but also spent a fair amount of time on pleasure and so I was able to enjoy the ambiance of the hotel. The hotel is located exactly one block from Union Square and there are no red flags that you need to be aware of. The hotel is clean and in the vicinity of some nice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off I think the staff is great, friendly and accommodating. They upgraded my room to a king size room upon request, greatly appreciated (and at no additional charge). Since I booked during a busy week of conferences, I already ended up paying more than $300 a night for a room. So at that price of course I would be... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is really good value for money. Room was larger than I expected albeit still of a moderate size. It's more homely and traditionally decorated. Bathroom is small but it is clean with good water pressure in the shower. The staff were all very friendly and helpful which helps to make the stay. It is ideally located close to... More 

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Coronado, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the front desk to the bellmen and chambermaids the staff here are all first rate and the guests' needs and comfort come first! It is evident that the hotel is well run and well managed on all fronts and in a big city that's a great plus. There are those who will nit pick over the size of a... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, small rooms with local flavor of San Francisco, great beds. The front desk tends to be a little snooty as if you need to be a certain class to stay there. Having travelled the world extensively for years for business, I was a bit surprised to be treated like a hobo (with a reservation) that walked off the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with charming rooms and attentive staff. I really liked the fireplace room downstairs. Rooms are on the smaller side, but are charming and clean. Great stay while on a budget. No breakfast, but they serve coffee in the morning.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here first week in December 2014. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The rooms are tiny but very clean. Plus they welcome dogs and cats too! Union Square is only a block away. The cable cars are only a few steps from the hotel.

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Foresthill, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked deal from travelzoo. Great location and nice rooms. However fan didnt work they did try to fix but didnt work out. No bar/food there even though it says bar. Told us in the works. But you can take pets here which was nice. Would stay again

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Oakhurst, California
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Although the room was fairly small, storing luggage and other items in the large walk-in closet produced a more cozy feeling. The bed was exceptionally comfortable. Noise level minimal. Shower head and strong water pressure were the best I've experienced in any hotel recently. Staff very friendly and helpful. A bit pricey for the stay, as was the valet service--about... More 

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Paso Robles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I recently spend two nights at the Cartwright Hotel and had a very good experience. The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful, the location was great, the room was quaint and clean. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the San Francisco area.

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Address: 524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Larkspur Hotel Union Square)
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cartwright Union Square 3*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Union Square
Larkspur San Francisco
Cartwright Hotel San Francisco

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