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The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

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#100 of 241 hotels in San Francisco
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More than just a hotel, The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square is a destination where you can unwind and be pampered by attentive, world-class service. As the only hotel located on Union Square in San Francisco, California, we are celebrated for our historic Magneta Grandfather Clock, a popular gathering place for generations of travelers, as well as our commitment to guest renewal and relaxation. Explore this legendary landmark, which has drawn locals and visitors for more than a century with our distinguished service and through the timeless refrain "Meet me under the clock!" Inside our warm and welcoming San Francisco luxury hotel, marble columns, ornate balconies, and intricate woodwork transport guests back to the elegance of yesteryear. Yet these magnificent appointments are balanced by modern, groundbreaking amenities including the revolutionary Heavenly Bed and employees dedicated to making you feel at home.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
365Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
146Attractionswithin 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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The westin St Francis Hotel Union Square ! A piece of history in itself If you are going to San Francisco, be sure to stay at the heart of it all ! The only hotel on union square , opposite Macy’s saks fifth avenue , next door to Victoria secrets . On the corner of post and Powell streets on one side , and with Geary and market street right on the other corner there is nothing that you could want more. Be sure to walk to the end of Powell street to see the famous cable car turning , and walk a little further on to hit the shopping Mecca ! With everything from Trader Joes to Nordstrom , be sure to take at least a day to explore this area . An $11 taxi ride will take you to the opposite end to fisherman’s wharf , or for the more adventurous take the cable car . The hotel itself is amazing , with history that goes back to the earthquake of 1906 , to the famous murder trial of Fatty Arbuckle . Right outside you can find the statue in the middle of u union square of Alma , an infamous lady in the history of San Fran , she was also known as Big Alma and the great grandmother of the city. Dotted around the square you will see hearts ♥️, they held a competition many years ago for people to enter their art designs to be placed on hearts dotted around the city . The most famous heart is the one designed by Tony Bennet , who sang the song I left my heart in San Francisco, so ironically in fact , he really has . We were upgraded to the tower rooms , big and spacious , with all that you could need . Free Starbucks coffee in your room , a fridge , very well appointed bathroom, a writing desk , table and chairs and a huge tv that features Netflix for free husband is in his element . Staff are very welcoming , with greetings of good morning , good night , and welcome back sir and madam , I really did feel I was part of something special staying here . On the first night here we ate dinner in the oak room , from famous Dungeness crab chowder , to the chicken in a wine sauce with mash potato , and a beautiful cheese cake , and not to mention the selection at the breakfast buffet , this hotel really does offer you the best of everything within its amazing location .
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Perfect location on Powell street and Union Square. The cable car to and from the warf just at your feet. Historic hotel with modern conforts. Breakfast is quite good. Rooms are spacious and clean. Restaurant inside. Fashion shops, art galleries and restaurants at walking distance.
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Large room with couch and chairs, bed was very comfortable and had walk-in closet. Location is central to the Moscone Center (less than a mile away). The hotel itself is gorgeous, lobby and all. You can do a wine tasting of Chateau Montelena on the main floor. The cable cars drive right in front of the hotel and will bring ya down to Fisherman's Wharf.
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The Westin is placed right across from Union Square and is in a perfect location to explore the city. Macy's, Express and many other shops are right down the street along with many other restaurants. The room had a California King Bed and a nice view of the Bay.
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One night stay after a cruise. The room was smaller than the stateroom on the ship. It was literally a “broom closet” did i mention dark and dreary? Two tiny windows overlooking “inner courtyard” bed with one nightstand. I was not expecting a suite overlooking union square for what we payed ( 430 usd with tax) but that room for that price is unnaceptable. Do not let them guve you the inner square of rooms in historic part of building. Ask. Splurge onna better room or get another hotel. But more than 400 usd for a dark and dreary closet is ridiculous
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$196 - $719 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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