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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is well situated on the cable car line. Short walking distance to Union Square and the Bart Train to the airport. The hotel itself was very clean and I have never stayed at a city hotel with Front Desk staff who are soooooooooooo friendly. Will come back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I organized a group of 13 to stay at the orchard in January. The rooms were clean and the property was nice enough, nothing special. I was supposed to have an upgraded room but it was given to one of my colleagues. Also, the restaurant is well below what I would expect in an upscale hotel, best to head around...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall we very much enjoyed our stay here for 4 nights over NY. Friendly staff, special mention to Broc at the door, thanks for al your help and enthusiasm! Great location, very comfortable room, good soundproofing. Had a hiccup in that our driver who we had booked with the the hotel didn't show up at the airport, no explanation given...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

We're happy you liked your stay! We'll let our staff know what a great job they did in welcoming you to San Francisco. We apologize for your driver, though, and I truly appreciate how understanding you were about what was indeed likely an oversight. Hope you stay with us again in the future. Fondly, Collins C., Front Office Manager

North Norfolk
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely big, very clean room in this City centre hotel. Warm welcome from very friendly staff and a great location. We spent 4 nights in this hotel over the New Year holiday, my only comment would be that for the price it really would be a benefit to this hotel and the guests if they included breakfast, I feel that...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

It's great that you could stay with us for the New Year, and that the room was comfortable and clean! We'll take your comments about the breakfast into account, but other than that I'm thrilled your stay was everything it should be. See you next time, Collins C., Front Office Manager

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent New Year's eve this year at the Orchard Hotel. This was one of our favorite hotels in years past whenever we stayed in San Francisco for a variety of reasons. Now that we live out of town and on the East Coast half the year, we don't get into the City as much as we used to, but...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for kicking back in our rooms, Tom! I'm overjoyed that they were spacious and comfortable (pillow-wise and in every other regard). It means a lot that we're a favorite of yours. Hope you stay with us again next time you're in our wonderful city. Best, Collins C., Front Office Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in September 2016 and found the hotel to be very good. It is centrally located for lots of things, very close to China town and only a short walk to the department stores/Union Square. There are some good bars close by (we liked Last Drop Tavern) and the tram stop is basically outside. Parking...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

I'm happy our staff was nice and accommodated you while you were here, and we hope you had an excellent time staying with us! I hope you get another chance to stay with us soon, because San Francisco is the kind of place that only gets better the more you visit. Safe travels, Collins C., Front Office Manager

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Orchard hotel. It is a very nice hotel, without the hustle and bustle of the noisy big hotels. It is family owned and they clearly pay attention to the details. The rooms are a good size, the bed and sheets are very comfortable, and the washrooms have good counter space, great water pressure,...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

I'm happy you enjoyed your stay with us from our rooms to our staff! It means a lot that we could contribute to a great trip for you. I'm also glad that you enjoyed our breakfast. We're excited to see you again next time you're in town. Warmest regards, Collins C., Front Office Manager

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Orchard offers a central location with easy access to the cable car, Union Sq. Etc. The rooms are clean, fresh and not outdated in livery. The bathrooms are of reasonable size with shower/bath. The staff are friendly and polite. Good customer service is given from the bell boy, through the reception staff to the chamber maids. I guess the...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

I'm happy we could be convenient and clean, John, but it's disappointing that our exercise room wasn't exactly what you were looking for. We hope that our guests aren't too bothered by the lack of pool, since there are so many fun things to do and see in San Francisco! Thank you for your kind words on our staff, and...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small boutique hotel in a great location, close to Union Square and Chinatown. We stayed to nights in this hotel. Prior to that, we were staying in another SF hotel followed by a trip to Vegas. The hotel was very accommodating in storing some of our luggages for our short trip to Vegas (there is luggage restriction...

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

It's awesome that you would recommend us, and we're thrilled our staff could be helpful. It's even better that we could handle your luggage before check in. Next time you're in San Francisco, we'll be here. Fondly, Collins C., Front Office Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very much appreciate the attention to sustainability at the Orchard. That, the value for quality, and location are why it's our first choice hotel in SF. Rooms are quiet, and we've consistently had a good experience there.

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Collins C, Manager at The Orchard Hotel, responded to this review

It means so much to us that you can appreciate our efforts to keep our Earth green, as well as our quality of rooms. We'd love for you to stay with us again next time you're in town. Happy travels, Collins C., Front Office Manager

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Orchard Hotel, where boutique elegance and eco-awareness coexist beautifully. A green hotel near Union Square in downtown San Francisco, California, our luxury boutique hotel offers outstanding service and an incomparable location. From our lovely entryway to our well-equipped meeting space, The Orchard Hotel captures the essence of style in San Francisco. At The Orchard Hotel, our distinctive boutique delivers a mix of classic charm, outstanding service and contemporary panache for both business and pleasure travelers. We are one of San Francisco's greenest hotels and one of the very first to earn the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED-EB(R) (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. Additionally, the hotel is recognized as a certified green business by the San Francisco Department of the Environment and proud sister property of California's first LEED-NC(R) certified property - the Orchard Garden Hotel. At The Orchard Hotel, green is a way of life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Orchard Hotel

Address: 665 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3510
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $206 - $458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Orchard Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Orchard San Francisco
Orchard Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#7 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#8 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#8 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#11 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“Higher rooms are quieter since it's on the Cable Car line.”
 of 5 bubbles Y8980AEdd, yesterday | Read review
“Try asking for an inclusive breakfast when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Angelalong, 6 days ago | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the lower floor, choose rooms at the higher floors”
 of 5 bubbles wukong1205, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“back side room are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles laurent503, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a quiet room at the back”
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