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Hotel Union Square

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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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Calistoga, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

I stayed at Hotel Union Square twice recently and had two great experiences! The first one was with my friends for a ladies night in the city and we had so much fun! We stayed in one of the double bed rooms, which was great and quiet although right next to the street. The beds were comfy and chic, we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2008

We stayed at this hotel for 3 nights and loved the location and the feel of hotel but have to recommend you ask to stay in either a room at the back of the hotel with a brick wall for a view .... or very high up on street side. ..... We were keep awake the first night by the... More 

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Washington D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2008

I stayed here for my birthday weekend and was absolutely delighted by the service i received and the overall environment of the hotel! The lady at the front desk actually sent a bottle of wine with a birthday note to my room. The evening wine reception was a great opportunity to converse with people from all over the world. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2008

The Hotel Union Square is a rare gem in the heart of San Francisco. I selected the hotel in October 2007 for a short stayover on my way to Hong Kong. It was nice, small, friendly and very clean. It needed some renovations, but still I was very satisfied. I completed an online survey of the hotel and received a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2008

parking address was never provided, so we had a hard time trying to figure how to get in. union square is waaaayyyyy to crowded, and could not handle the location. the room was freakishly tiny and way TOO expensive!! no room for luggage. if there was a fire, the scary tiny window did not lead outside. we would have burned... More 

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Walnut Creek
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2008

I recently stayed at Hotel Union Square and was blown away. The hotel has recently undergone a major renovation and it came out great. The room my fiance and I stayed in was referred to by the staff as a 'sleep and soak' room, which I was unfamiliar with but would highly recommend! It is definitely a room to stay... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

The hotel is right in the middle of everything in Union Square and seems like it might not be so nice from the outside. However, inside, it is nicely remodeled and appointed. Our room had a comfy bead, cushy carpets, and modern Pottery Barn type furniture. There was also a flat screen TV and an iPod dock with speakers. The... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2008

Very nice little boutique style Hotel good central location staff friendly BUT not air conditioned nil ice machines working on our floors currently in the process of renovations it was unusually warm - hence we had the windows open all you hear all night is sirens

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2008

We booked their kid suite for our stay (first week of May) but since the room's renovation wasn't completed yet when we got there, they upgraded us to the Hammett suite which was like their best room! (Natalie is the best! Very friendly, very accomodating -- she should be promoted!) The hotel doesn't look like much from the outside (the... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2008

As a boutique hotel, Hotel Union Square is basically an oooooold building with renovated hotel rooms in it. Hotel Union Square has gone to great lengths to add modern amenities to an otherwise outdated building such as flatscreen tv's, ipod docks, and cool-looking furniture. Room 606 was on the small side and the floor was sagging. Not sure what that... 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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