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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 #108 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Irving, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We relished in the quaintness of this historical property. Drinks, snacks in the lobby bar & library highly recommended. its attentive staff is never too busy to assist with reservations, luggage storage, etc. Walk to Union Square, cable cars, bars, stores & restaurants. Ideal for a weekend or short stay, rooms and bathroom are not spacious. Yet there's no shortage... More

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Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Just ended a 7-night stay at the Cartwright. Very close to Union Square, Market Street and the Powel-Mason cablecar line. My room was upgraded to a queen bed; large enough for one person, plenty of space for one, although might be a little crowded for two. Very clean--excellent maid service. Everyone on the staff was so nice and helpful. Hotel... More

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We found that this hotel was cute, comfortable and in a great location! We were within easy walking distance to many great restaurants whether for breakfast or dinner. Cable cars were right by us as well. We really appreciated Janell making this an extra special trip for us! Great price and the suite was great for our family of three.... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This hotel is very cute with a beautiful lobby, in a very good location but the room and the bathroom were very small and you can hear everything through the walls, above, under in the hallway I mean everything! So I couldn’t sleep well even though I bought earplugs but I could still hear all the noises around our room... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Just spent five nights at the Cartwright. We enjoyed the location, the hotel and of course the staff. We were a little dismayed to find that there was no on-site bar to spent cocktail hour in, however the staff offered us the use of the bar area and we could bring our own wine and snacks which worked out even... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I ended my 3 nights stay in hotel yesterday. It's indeed my one of my good stays. Room was clean and had all amenities. Hotel Staff was very cooperative. Union square is just a walk from here. You can have all the fun in downtown by staying in this hotel.

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Noosa, Australia
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We loved this property. Our five days were all about getting out there and enjoying San Francisco for the great city it is. I have to say that five days were not enough for this city. Yes the property is old, all part of the charm from our perspective. Yes the rooms are small but goodness me....get out there, take... More

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Great location near China Town, good food and entertainment. Bus routes and cable car is very close so that was nice. The desk help was very helpful. This is one the older established hotels in SF-it's small rooms are average and the bathrooms are tiny. Did I say tiny? We paid $119 per nite on a web deal so don't... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Very close to Union square where you can catch the hop on hop off bus to explore the city. Don't forget your warm jacket if you want to enjoy the view from the open bus top... And don't trust the hotel doorman if he told you the bus stop is in front of Macy's.... It is at the opposite corner.... More

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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*
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Union Square
Larkspur San Francisco
Cartwright Hotel San Francisco

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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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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