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Hotel Union Square

3.5 of 5 114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Fresno, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us stayed in this hotel for 2 nights during a girls trip. I was satisfied with the hotel. It was much more spacious than I expected for San Francisco. The location is the best part of this hotel. Being immediately across the street from Walgreens was very convenient when we needed anything. We were able to walk to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here by recommendations of a friend. Although the room is small, it still had much of it's old San Fransisco charm which I really appreciated. We stayed on the 8th floor facing the street, if you are a light sleeper, ask for a room not facing the street. We could hear a lot of bottles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location, walking distance (2 blocks) from the train to the airport, one block from Union square and all the shops and the cable car were on the doorstep. We stayed to the rear of the hotel with a view of a brick wall but it was quite and the bed was comfortable so we slept very well. No restaurant... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hotel Union Square in Powell St San Francisco is in a perfect location close to the Powell St cable car turn around, short walk to the BART for easy train travel to the airport. Rooms are beautifully appointed, beds very comfortable and the staff at reception wee fabulous. The thing we enjoyed the most was the free happy hour with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the location is really good at two blocks from the train stop in Market street & 5th, I have to say that this is one of my worst experiences in a hotel, the room was awfully small, very hot (in winter), no A/C only a fan that wouldn't cool at all, next to the noisy street, because if you... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night when I was in SF for a conference. Pros: You cannot beat the location. A block away from Union Square. Literally hundreds of bars, restaurants and clubs within 10-15 minutes' walk. If the weather is good - the waterfront is 15-20 minutes' walk away. And the Powell St. cable car is right there. The staff was VERY... More 

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Lennin L, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Traveler. Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our hotel, your feedback is greatly appreciated. I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the room that you reserved. Please note that we have a wide variety of categories that differ from the room you were given. Please consider one of our deluxe categories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the hotel were very attentive and considerate. They helped my track down my lost cell phone, were great with directions and reservations and with fixing TV in my room. The location is great for getting around the city. Highly recommend it.

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Hamilton New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is everything we wanted for a weekend break, it location is perfect with tram right outside the door and easy access to all public transportation. With all the big name shops so close by and Macy's only a couple of blocks away you don't need to go any further for your shopping needs. You can walk to fisherman's... More 

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Watton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is everything you would expect from a city centre hotel. The décor very much suits the fact that is an old converted building. All major shops are within easy walking distance. We had tickets to see Spandau Ballet, and walked to the theatre. No bar or restaurant inside the hotel, but complimentary wine is served daily, as is... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited the Hilton in Union Square in San Fran on a trip with some friends (mid twenties) - a bit pricey, but we are hilton diamond status members so they bumped us up to a sweet complimentary! The tram picks up right by the hotel, and you can ride it basically anywhere in the city for a very reasonable... More 

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Address: 114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Union Square 3.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Union Square San Francisco
Union Square Hotel
Hotel Style:
#31 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#55 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#80 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco

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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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