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San Francisco Marriott Union Square
Ranked #48 of 228 Hotels in San Francisco
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247 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Pleasant stay!”
Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Here for a business conference. Comfortable modest hotel with a great location. Staff very friendly. Great breakfasts. Our room had a great view of the bay. Would definitely stay again. Maid service was prompt. Excellent in room wi fi. Nice being near the trolley and Union Square. Walking distance to China Town and even North Beach as well as the Tenderloin.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Aventura, Florida
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Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

A few steps from Union Square and next to a cablecar line. A little bit noise during the night, but in overall, a great location. Not an old building, interior is modern and service is very good. The rooms are not big, but clean and cozy - the bathroom is quite spacious in the junior suite.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2013

I stayed during a Friday and Saturday night in February. The lobby/bar had a nice modern flair. The location is convenient; it is approximately five blocks from the Market Street BART station. This is walkable if you have lite luggage. There are plenty of high-end stores and casual restaurants nearby, and the hotel is close to major bus routes. However, when I return to San Francisco I would like to stay at a more picturesque site closer to the bay.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Check-in and check-out were quick, easy, and painless. Staff were knowledgeable and friendly. Ordered room service which was served in less than 30 min. Fitness room pictures online do not do it justice. In addition to the free weights there are 2 recumbent bicycles and approx. 4 ellipticals and 6 treadmills. Even the elevators were quick. I was on the 29th floor and it took less than a 30 seconds to reach my floor. Cannot beat the location either; near the BART and a lot of great surrounding sights.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Firenze, Italy
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

We are just finishing our last evening of an 8 day stay. We are here twice yearly for family visits and always stay at a Marriott. First time here and we have already booked our August stay and hopefully the same accommodations. It is very hard to explain the appeal since we are very keen on getting to know staff members in a hotel when we are here for more than a few days. It is the staff and service that excels much more than perhaps the furnishings of the rooms. In this regard we are in a lovely small suite with incredible views overlooking the bay in the background but it is NOT a newly re-furbished suite....no, it is extremely well kept and appointed but not in the'new' style of many Marriotts. However, when you leave in the morning to go out and return every doorand bell person remembers your name and addresses you! How they do this is a mystery to us but it is very nice. Upstairs there is a lounge (28th) floor which serves the usual but adequate munchies at 5:30 or so, and desserts at 7:30 but also during the day, there are always cookies, drinks fruits and nuts and pretzels. It is also with a great view. The gym is large and never seems to be crowded. Business center is good as is meeting facilities and we had dinner several times in the restaurant which is very reasonable for the central location of this property. We asked for a recommendation from the conceirge that was not very good...and later that night they sent up chocolates and fruit as an apology...certainly not requested nor expected, but very nice nonetheless. We recommend this hotel highly for its location and the fine services of the staff. You will not be disappointed.

Room Tip: Try floors 23-28 facing Macy's and Bay in the background if possible.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We got to use our Marriott points at this hotel, which was a nice surprise (you know how hard ican be to cash them in) for three nights in March. We found the staff friendly and helpful, and the room was adequate. We both think we recall that this was originally a Holiday Inn, which is why we weren't surprised at the tiny bathroom. The rooms have been renovated, but they're still small. One thing we appreciated was the unobstrusiveness of the staff. The maids were very polite and actually asked us when it would be convenient to clean. The bed was soft and very comfortable as well. Also, the room was quiet and we had a lovely view of Nob Hill.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2013

This hotel is in a wonderful location, right by Union Square and great for getting around. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself was a fairly typical Marriott - love those beds! I was surprised that they charge for internet access per 24 hours! Overall I would definitely recommend this hotel for it's great location.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Property: San Francisco Marriott Union Square
Address: 480 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3901 (Formerly Hotel 480)
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#22 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#27 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#37 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#43 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — San Francisco Marriott Union Square 4*
Number of rooms: 400
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The San Francisco Marriott Union Square hotel offers a prime location with San Francisco's most vibrant address. Hop aboard a cable car or enjoy Union Square shopping just steps from the hotel. Also near popular Nob Hill and Chinatown, the San Francisco Marriott Union Square is an excellent choice for hosting meetings and events. ... more   less 
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