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Hotel Union Square

3.5 of 5 114 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
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

We loved the room and the service. Everything was great! The interior decoration really appealed to us, the bed and pillows were great, the shower was great (I'm 6 feet tall and used to crouching to get under hotel showers), the ambience and location were very appealing! Friendly and helpful staff. Dashiel Hammet used to stay here and the hotel... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

I was in San Francisco for two weeks on business in November 2009. After the first week, I decided to move from the Good Hotel (about 10 min from Union Square) to Hotel Union Square. I stayed in an "executive" suite on the 6th floor (room 604) facing the street. The front desk mentioned the "noise" being moderate, but aside... More

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berkshires
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2009

We were worried after reading other reviews, but were pleasantly surprised! The rooms are small, definitely not a chain hotel, but that is not what we were looking for. Our room was facing Powell - we woke to the trolley bell in the morning and fell asleep to the sounds of the city every night - NOT unpleasant or disturbing.... More

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Calgary, AB
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

Stayed at Hotel Union Square for 5 nights in early October. Staff at front desk was friendly and really nice. Hotel offered free wi-fi, computer available to use, and wine tastings from 5-6 daily. Location of the hotel was excellent and very convenient. Short walk to the muni/BART station and also right outside the cable car route. However being right... More

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St Louis MO
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

We pulled in to the back parking lot after waiting more than one hour for our rental car. The lobby is small, but the woman checking us in did a great job making us feel welcome. She asked us what we were doing that night, as we were only staying with them for one night. I told her we were... More

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Pennsylvania
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

While this hotel wasn't quite what I was expecting, it could not have been better. The location was wonderful, close to the trolley, Bart and buses. The beds were very comfortable and the room very clean. The staff was kind and helpful. If we come back to San Francisco, we will definitely stay here again.

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Sunnyvale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2009

Got an early room check in as requested. Great service by the check in desk. Liked free amenities of water and chocolates.

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Dublin, Ireland
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47 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2009

I have stayed here twice. Its location is the killer selling point - just a few steps from Union Square and the main shopping and dining meccas of downtown SF. It doesn't over-promise - it has nice enough rooms and a brilliant location, and thats it. Doesn't have fancy-pants dining or breakfast options, and it's not plush downstairs or have... More

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Manchester
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

The location of this hotel is brilliant, It is perfect for shopping and access to the cable cars. The rooms themselves are modern and small. You can cope with how small the bedrooms are but the bathroom is too small. Our room was quite dark as we were on the red floor but it had nice lighting and furnishings. We... More

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Birmingham, UK
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2009

This hotel is difficult to rate overall as it's a bit of a mixed bag, so please bear with me and consider my comments. Good points: 1) Great location - right in the thick of things in the city. Great restaurants and bars nearby and near the shops. 2) Great decor - this hotel is fitted-out very nicely. It's contemporary,... More

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Address: 114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Union Square 3.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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