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Hotel Union Square

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114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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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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Bozeman, MT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little hotel, friendly and helpful staff, nice rooms, and a great wine hour with live guitar...all at reasonable rates! When I'm in SF for a conference, this is my favorite hotel. Location is convenient (close to BART, Moscone Center, and restaurants). Staff are great. Year after year they have been great to work with. Corner suites are spacious and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

According to the frontdesk person, this property has been a hotel for over 100 years, which surprised me. By the looks of the exposed brick wall interior and building infrastructure-in-view, I thought it was a repurposed factory. The rooms are adequate, but dark with poor lighting (extra energy efficient bulbs that light less than a candle) and my room had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6 nights. Room faced towards the central courtyard on the 5th floor. Very dark and gloomy hallways gave it a love hotel feel. And extremely good location if staying in San Francisco. The staff and room cleaning was great. Although laundry services are extremely expensive : / Large wallgreens shopfront across the road for quick supplies. 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUPER easy BART ride from SFO to this hotel. It's one block from the station. Staff was friendly. They accommodated our request for adjoining rooms with no problem. Lovely lobby- quiet and amazingly serene when you step inside off the street. The hotel is old (built in 1907), so expect squeaky floors and TONS of character, which we loved. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked my stay at Hotel Union Square. I stayed in room 301 and there a nice street view and yes, it was a bit noisy (but I use earplugs so didn't bother me). Had an air conditioning unit that I didn't need to use (might be uncomfortable in summertime?). The staff were very very friendly and helpful. The room... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

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 February 14, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

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 February 10, 2015

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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Union Square
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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