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The Donatello Hotel

Union Square, San Francisco
  • A solid, kid-friendly choice with spacious rooms and a club lounge open to all hotel guests
  • There's a nice fitness center with a Whirlpool and a sauna
  • The on-site restaurant serves decent Italian fare, and features live jazz a few nights a week
  • The club lounge serves free coffee, tea and hot chocolate on a lovely outdoor terrace 
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501 Post St
San Francisco, CA, 94102
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Big, kid-friendly rooms at The Donatello Hotel come equipped with free Wi-Fi, sleeper sofas, modern electronics and kitchen amenities, making it a great choice for families seeking accommodations just a block from Union Square. 

Amenities include a decent Italian restaurant and a well-equipped gym, rounded out with a hot tub and a sauna. The Club Lounge is open to all guests and serves free coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Wi-Fi is also free, but parking is not, nor is daily housekeeping.

Though not super hip or trendy, this hotel has a kind of old-world charm, and for the reasonable price, families will be very happy with its spacious rooms, sleeper sofas and unbeatable location. 

From the press:
  • "Old world elegance" -- Frommer's


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer


  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed.  Check-in time starts at 3pm.  Check-out time is 12pm.

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go
    • Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in or checkout.

    • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Weekly housekeeping provided; fees apply for additional cleaning
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

    • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Getting there

This hotel is about 20-minutes from the airport. Cab fare will cost approximately $30-$35 one-way.


  • 501 Post St
  • San Francisco, CA, 94102
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

Questions? Check out our FAQs or give us a call.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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