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Hotel Emblem

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Certificate of Excellence


#23 of 239 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Check in and leave the status quo behind. Hotel Emblem in downtown San Francisco, where Nob Hill meets Union Square and the Theater District, is a haven for those that think as boldly as they live. Inspiring conversation in all the right ways, with plenty of modern provocations, Hotel Emblem will feature a cocktail-focused restaurant and 96 vibrant guestrooms. Every corner is designed to spark creativity, from the bar inspired by the Beat Generation, to the book-filled Writer’s Alcove in the lobby, to the eclectic guestrooms, where patterns play and an expressive vibe thrives. This hotel is a muse – and you will be, too. Lend your voice at the weekly poetry slam. Get lost in the flow of nightly live jazz. Tap out a few thoughts on the lobby typewriter.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
264Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
125Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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We were booked into this hotel as part of a cruise package so we didn’t actually choose it. However, we were so pleased we did. The staff were so friendly and welcoming, always smiling and happy to help. Our room was lovely, very comfy bed, had safe, usb charging, coffee making
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Hotel's Favorite
This is an older building that has been remodeled to a unique, contemporary hotel. They have a lot of young, trendy touches, like the throw pillow in my room that read "Pot is Fun" and the eclectic menu of amenities including Etch a Sketch and bath bombs. I like the size of
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Response from bbusby1, General Manager at Hotel Emblem
Responded Feb 28, 2019
Thank you for your review dsandi, we're ecstatic that you loved our vibe, and got to experience some of our "unorthodox amenities". Can't wait to see you again!
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We stayed at the Emblem in April for 3 nights. Staff we all excellent, room was large and bed for incredibly comfortable. Loved the quirky memorabilia in the room. Nice bar to enjoy a nightcap. The location couldn't have been better
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Response from bbusby1, General Manager at Hotel Emblem
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you rachelbill for staying with us at Hotel Emblem. We're thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay, and can't wait to have you back as our guest soon!
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Loved the aesthetic and vibe (heavy literary influence in the art and brand messaging). Room was small, but perfectly arranged with 5 books that were actually some of my all-time favorites stacked on the desk. Incredibly friendly staff with perfect insertion of delight with
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Response from bbusby1, General Manager at Hotel Emblem
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you TravisLutz for your review. We're so excited to hear you enjoyed the amenities at Hotel Emblem, especially our in room library. Stay tuned as we will be adding to the libraries soon with some great new titles, hope to see you back again soon!
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We stayed here overnight on a quick weekend getaway. I had initially wanted to stay elsewhere, but chose the Hotel Emblem b/c their price was so much better. I'm glad I did! Everything was great about our stay. The hotel is super cute, and has a nice European vibe. Orion, who
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Response from bbusby1, General Manager at Hotel Emblem
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Journey603039 for the great review! And yes, we forgive you for wanting to stay elsewhere initially. We have a saying at Hotel Emblem, "when you know, you know", and now....you know! In all seriousness we're thrilled that you had the experience we want all of our guests to have, from the personalized service, to enjoying our high end amenities, and chic vibe. We'd love for you to come back and see us again on your next weekend getaway.
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$214 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San FranciscoDowntownUnion Square
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