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"Contemporary surroundings with Tuscan character" -- Fodor's

Villa Florence

Union Square, San Francisco
  • An Italian-inspired boutique hotel a half block from Union Square
  • Sits along the cable car line for quick access to San Francisco attractions
  • All rooms received a chic re-do in 2015
  • Quality Checked by Travelzoo
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  • No Booking Fees


225 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA, 94102
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The pulse of San Francisco can be felt across the city, and one of the most recognizable is Union Square -- known for high-end shopping, dining and Union Square Park. The Italian-inspired Villa Florence sits less than a five-minute walk away, and is up Powell Street from Westfield San Francisco Centre.

When you aren't busy shopping, step right outside the hotel to catch a historic cable car on Powell Street and ride it along the line to area attractions like Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. A town car is also available in the morning hours (first come, first served basis) to take guests within a two-mile radius of the hotel.

High ceilings and an ornate chandelier in the lobby give off an elegant vibe. Guests can sip a favorite wine at Bar Norcini, then head to northern Italy-inspired restaurant for dinner. Kuleto's is known for signature dishes like grilled radicchio wrapped in pancetta and saffron risotto with scallops and shrimp.

Drawing from the high fashion inspiration of Florence, the guestrooms received a chic renovation in 2015.

From the press:
  • "Offering contemporary surroundings with Tuscan character and personalized service, it's an attractive alternative to the sometimes sterile chain hotels in the area" -- Fodor's


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Internet access (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


A Parking Fee of $58 (plus tax), per day applies and includes in and out privileges.  This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
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. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm

Children and additional guests

  • Children ages 17 and under stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
    Crib available on request, free of charge for children under 2.
    Extra bed available on request and in king or queen rooms only: $20 (subject to tax) per night for children and adults.


  • No pets allowed.


  • This fee is waived for the Travelzoo Deal
    A resort fee of $28.00 (includes tax) applies; it includes:
    • WiFi 
    • Fitness Center
    • WiFi
    • In room Lavazza Coffee
    • Business Center and Fitness Center


  • 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.

Getting there

The hotel is approximately a 20-minute drive from San Francisco International Airport and approximately a 30-minute drive from Oakland International Airport. Cab fare from San Francisco’s airport is approximately $50 one way, while fare from Oakland’s airport is approximately $65 one way. Ride BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) from San Francisco International Airport to the Powell Street station for less than $9 one way.


  • 225 Powell Street
  • San Francisco, CA, 94102
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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