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Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   433 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Downtown)
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Ranked #9 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Uttoxeter, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 2 nights here, it reminded me of hotels from the 60’s in England. It was clean and comfortable, although there is no air conditioning. Our room had no view as it faced a courtyard, I’m sure the higher up rooms have a better view. The location for shopping is good and it is a short walk to china town.... More

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buffalo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel if your plan is to spend most of your time exploring different parts of San Francisco. It is a sufficient home base - clean rooms, comfy beds, professional/friendly staff, historic charm - but its true value is its proximity to transportation (BART, trolley, and cable car right outside, although you should walk down to Market... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a great location. Rooms were a bit tired and the bathroom could have done with some updating. Not an unpleasant stay but nothing really jumps out as excellent either.... I noticed along the lip of the tiles round the bath there was a line of dust - not impressed as I would have thought it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights from 7th September at The Chancellor at the start of our road trip and enjoyed every moment. We immediately felt at home due to the genuine friendliness of the staff and the home comforts the hotel provided. If you are looking for a hotel with large, modern, stylish rooms it may not be for you. What... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel in the heart of union square. Perfect location to be in the middle of the action!!! While the hotel is outdated, it is very clean and comfortable! All staff are very helpful - especially Annie! She has great restaurant recommendations and is so happy and helpful. She made our stay very memorable. Recommend this hotel completely!!!

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Wes_Tyler_GM, General Manager at Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, responded to this review

On behalf of Annie and everyone at the Chancellor Hotel - Thank you! More

Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

great experience and staff very helpful and responsive to making our stay great. Even using the app for the hotel was good. Location is perfect close to everything and also easy for travel to wharf etc. room a little dated but we knew this and was ok as we were not really in the hotel much. Great touches with the... More

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Wes_Tyler_GM, General Manager at Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, responded to this review

Happy Birthday! More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived there after along plane journey from UK. Staff where rude never anyone about and felt ignored as they were more interested in playing on there phones and when got up to room it was dirty and bed was uncomfortable. Won't be back to this place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A hotel experience can make or break your feeling for a city. We never have been to San Francisco and wanted to visit the great city and its history. We choose Chancellor because of its location and recommendation on Trip Advisor. Being from Florida where everything is air condition we knew the hotel had no air which did not detour... More

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Wes_Tyler_GM, General Manager at Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We really appreciate the nice comments. The fact that we do not have air conditioning is definitely a scary thought for people that don't live on the Pacific Ocean - everyone else in other words. My experience in Europe was that many 3 star hotels like the Chancellor did not have A/C either, so I don't... More

Laurel, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Within walking distance of many sites. Friendly reception staff. Lemon water available in the lobby and free cookies. Very small elevator might fit 5 people at most. We had a view of the fire escape. No air conditioning, so go when it's not needed. Our sink stopper wouldn't hold water. Wanted to wash out some things but couldn't. Let the... More

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Wes_Tyler_GM, General Manager at Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, responded to this review

Yes, we are in a great location. Thank you. Sometimes it is lemon, sometimes it is cucumber or strawberry. They built the elevators small 100 years ago The fire escape runs up/down the front & side of the building but it doesn't block the view. Air conditioning is only needed about 15 days per year. Unfortunately, they can occur anytime... More

TN
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I made this trip to SF for our 40th Wedding anniversary. Never been to SF before. Chancellor was great, they had a bottle of champaigne in our room with a 'happy anniversary' card. We stayed 5 nights, it was last of Sept '14. They do not have air conditioning and the room was a bit warm in... More

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Wes_Tyler_GM, General Manager at Chancellor Hotel on Union Square, responded to this review

Congratulations on your 40 years together! All the best from everyone at the Chancellor Hotel More

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  • Cable car(147)
  • Very friendly(28)
  • Powell street(24)
  • Pillow menu(23)
  • Ceiling fan(18)
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  • Friendly and helpful(14)
  • Nice touch(13)
  • Rooms are small(12)
  • Would definitely stay(11)

Additional Information about Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

Address: 433 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Chancellor Hotel on Union Square 3*
Number of rooms: 137
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