Hotel Union Square

114 Powell StreetSan Francisco94102USA
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About Hotel Union Square

Built in 1913, Hotel Hotel Union Square offers boutique hotel accommodations in the heart of San Francisco’s shopping district. The historic hotel is located two blocks from the Hotel Union Square plaza.

Guestrooms feature flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, coffee-maker, and cordless phone. Beds are fitted with tufted headboard and feather down pillows. Some rooms also feature work desk, bath tub, lounge chair, and luxury toiletries. Most rooms are equipped with air conditioning or ceiling fan.

The hotel features a 24-hour business center, on-site parking, same-day laundry and dry cleaning services, and complimentary use of a nearby fitness center. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Room service is available with food provided by a local restaurant. The hotel hosts a complimentary wine reception each evening. Guests will find plenty of dining options in and around Hotel Union Square.

Hotel Hotel Union Square is located one block from the Westfield San Francisco Shopping Center and four blocks from the Moscone Center. The historic cable car turnaround is one block away on Powell Street.


114 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, USA
Telephone: +1(415)3973000 | Fax: +1(415)3991874 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Nightclub
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location offers easy access.

Past guests report that Hotel Union Square is superbly positioned for exploring San Francisco. The hotel is located in the shopping district, offering easy access to shops, stores, and boutiques. Meanwhile, the business district is within walking distance, while the nearby BART and cable car stations offer transport further afield.

Evening wine reception goes down a treat.

A number of guests remark that the hotel's complimentary wine reception is a great way to start the evening. Guests can enjoy free wine and a cozy atmosphere as they mingle with others staying at the hotel.

Friendly and helpful staff at hand.

Many guests point out that the hotel staff is particularly friendly and helpful. In addition to praising the front desk staff, guests also report that the hotel's concierge service is knowledgeable and proactive when it comes to arranging local sightseeing trips.

Negative Reviews

Rooms too small and cramped for some.

Some guests staying at Hotel Union Square find rooms to be small and cramped, a problem that stems from the property's historic roots. A number of guests also point out that rooms do not appear as expected, while some suggest renovation work might be beneficial.

Air conditioning issues may arise.

A number of guests experience issues with air conditioning. Certain rooms feature window units that guests describe as noisy and unattractive. Other guests report the air conditioning not up to task. Furthermore, the hotel also features rooms with no air conditioning, which can make for a hot stay during the summer months.

Bustling neighborhood makes for a noisy stay.

While some guests enjoy a quiet and comfortable stay at Hotel Union Square, others report that the hotel's location can make for a restless night. In particular, guests staying on the Powell Street side of the hotel report that noise from the street permeates through the walls and windows, making it difficult to sleep.

Rating Overview

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7.5 out of 10 based on 1927 reviews