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The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   335 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Downtown)
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

For the past ten or eleven Labor Day weekends we have visited San Francisco with great friends and, with the exception of two visits, have stayed in the Westin St. Francis on Union Square (I believe we are coming up on eight straight visits). Marichu Alvarez, a Lobby Host, has greeted us each time and she has made us feel... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second time back. Service is outstanding. The rooms are amazing, old school charm and appeal. I love the atmosphere in the place. Booking this hotel is a no brainer you will be totally satisfied. We will definitely be coming back again. The only place I will stay when in San Fran. If you are lucky enough to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a four night stay at the end of July into August. The location is convenient to public transportation, walking to many location, the BART from the airport (state is two blocks away) and if you do one of the many tourist buses a stop is across the street from the hotel. I stayed in the new tower and... More

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Weddings can be stressful. Everyone knows that. The Westin? No stress. Check in was easy, and we had needed to have medical equipment delivered to the hotel. Once we checked in, it was brought up to us in a jiffy. Our room was bright and sunny and in the "old" part of the hotel, which we loved. All the staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family recently stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of our Northern CA vacation and had a great experience. Check in was very easy and we surprised when we got on the elevator to our room on the 29th floor and it was all glass on the outside of the building... great views! Room was clean, spacious and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed here on numerous occasions. This is the first review I'm writing just because I'm not into these kinds of things. But my stay this time around was so great that I couldn't help but write a review. At check in, I was upgraded to an amazing room on the 29th floor. The view was to die for.... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Altogether, we reserved 5 rooms, staying here last weekend to celebrate my father's 90th birthday. What a nice experience! Our rooms were on the 11th floor overlooking Union Square. The staff was great, everyone, from the front desk to the valets and bellmen. The lobby Starbucks was a perfect and central place to meet up before and after our days.... More

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Westin_St_Francis, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis on Union Square and for sharing your experience with us. I am so happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience due to our staff and lobby ambassador, Ms. Marichu! We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When paying more than $300 per night, guests expect wifi to be included. $20 for coffee and juice in the morning is another rip-off. This place has no class, just good architecture from the past. Furthermore, the rooms are noisy with the outdated water pipes, and the management/ownership is too cheap to make the necessary improvements to improve the quality... More

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Westin_St_Francis, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis and for sharing your feedback with us. I regret to hear that we did not meet your expectations during your time with us. I am pleased to inform you that we have recently completed a full guest room renovation in our Tower building and will be moving over to refresh our Landmark... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There isn't too much architectural history left in the very centre of San Francisco that hasn't been updated or changed, for obvious reasons! This hotel though stands proud in Union Square as a symbol of the resilience of our ability to defy nature. In the old part of the hotel you can feel the sense of events that have occurred... More

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Westin_St_Francis, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis and for sharing your feedback with us. We are very proud of the history that lives in our hotel and am pleased you were able to sense the events that occurred here! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's not a bad hotel. It's clean and quite. The location is right across from union square. However, you could probably land a much better room for the same price or even less the price at another hotel that isn't too far away. Don't get me wrong, there is nothing bad about this hotel. In my opinion, after what I... More

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Westin_St_Francis, Guest Relations Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis and for sharing your feedback with us. I regret to hear that you did not feel as though you received your money's worth due to the small room. Because of the year our hotel was built, many of our rooms vary in size and lay outs. In the future, I would suggest... More

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Address: 335 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square 4*
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More than just a hotel, The Westin St. Francis is a destination where you can unwind and be pampered by attentive, world-class service. As the only hotel located on Union Square, we are celebrated for our historic Magneta Grandfather Clock, a popular gathering place for generations of travelers, as well as our commitment to guest renewal and relaxation. Explore this legendary landmark, which has drawn locals and visitors for more than a century with our distinguished service and through the timeless refrain "Meet me under the clock!" Inside our warm and welcoming San Francisco luxury hotel, marble columns, ornate balconies, and intricate woodwork transport guests back to the elegance of yesteryear. Yet these magnificent appointments are balanced by modern, groundbreaking amenities including the revolutionary Heavenly Bed, our Starwood Preferred Guest rewards program, and employees dedicated to making you feel at home. Book one of our downtown San Francisco hotel rooms and discover the allure of the city's most charismatic and vital setting. ... more   less 
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