Union Square

Hotel Union Square

Ryan Haase
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • Idyllic Powell Street address, one block from Market Street
  • Steps from shopping, restaurants, BART and the cable car turnaround
  • The hotel's style is art deco meets classic San Francisco
  • Mingle at the evening happy hour featuring live music

"Design-centric interiors provide a dash of art-deco-by-way-of-Egypt" -- Fodor's

81% (32 Member Ratings)

"The staff, location, location, "
May 15, 2017
Denair, CA, United States

Map & Directions

The hotel is about a 30-minute drive from San Francisco International Airport at would cost around $65 in a taxi.

Rooms & Rates

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Its central Union Square location makes this hotel a great jumping off point for exploring all of the shops in the area, experiencing fine dining or going to the theater to see a show. With a Powell Street address, the property is the perfect location for hopping on the cable car or other public transit options (BART and Muni) to take on San Francisco.

Despite being over 100 years old, Hotel Union Square has a contemporary and stylish vibe with red accents and modern decor. Being that it is in the heart of the city, it can get a bit noisy in the evening hours. Though the hotel does not have a restaurant or bar, there are plenty of options to choose from within walking distance.

At the end of the day, venture to the complimentary evening wine hour to hear the soothing sounds of an acoustic guitar player.

From the press:
  • "The lobby gives voice to San Francisco's noir era (appropriate, as Dashiell Hammett once lived here), and it lures visitors to enjoy live music during wine hour" -- Fodor's


General The gym / fitness center is off-site.

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Shuttle service (fees apply)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • 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.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm. 

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children ages 17 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Infant's crib (pack-n-play) available on request, free of charge for one child up to age of 2.
Extra bed available on request and in King Bed rooms only; $20 (subject to  tax) per night.
Rates are based on double occupancy. Extra person charge is $20 (subject to tax) per night.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request (Maximum 2 pets and total weight: 50lbs) and will be charged $50 (subject to tax)  per stay. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees: A facility fee of $15 (subject to tax) per room/ per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes Unlimited High-Speed Internet, Unlimited Local and Domestic long distance calls, Bottled water in guest rooms, 24-hour fitness center, 24 hour business center including copy and fax services, social hour 5-7p nightly, 20% off California Academy of Sciences, Union Square Shopping discounts.

Cancellation: 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: The hotel offers Self-Parking for $55.00 (subject to tax) for standard size vehicles and $65.00 (subject to tax) for oversize vehicles. The parking lot is located at 80 Ellis St, adjacent to Hotel Union Square, with a private back entrance. Charges subject to change at the discretion of the hotel and will be added to your bill at the hotel.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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

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

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

81% Positive
(32 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Union Square, San Francisco (CA) (part of Personality Hotels & K Hotels) over the past 15 months.
3.8 Ambiance
4.7 Location
3.6 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.2 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The staff, location, location,
Other Comments
Stayed a weekend in San Francisco at this hotel. Fantastic location. Easy for using the cable cars, buses, shopping. Very neat and clean. Room a bit petite but no problem. Bed very comfortable. From our room you could hear the cable cars, and hear people walking by. I highly recommend this hotel We will return.
May 15, 2017 Denair, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location, the staff was great and happy hour in the lobby was nice too
Victoria Apr 30, 2017 San Diego, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Friendly staff
Richard Apr 28, 2017 Dublin, CA, United States
Other Comments
Very disappointed in the room. Rooms and hotel were nothing like the pictures. We actually ended up cancelling our reservation and going to a different hotel in the area. The staff was very accommodating and provided a full refund.
Louis Apr 26, 2017 Melrose, MA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Convenient parking with in and out privileges
Theresa Apr 24, 2017 Sacramento, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
The location, friendly service, and style
Annie Apr 18, 2017 Aurora, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
I could not get into the room multiple times( at least five (5) times before they put me in a separate room without my cloths and bathroom materials AS THEY WERE LOCLED IN MY ORIGINALMROOM.THE NEXT DAY,ME AND ME CLOTHS WERE REUNITED.
robert Apr 17, 2017 ventura, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location, which was surprisingly quiet at night; clean modern decor; friendly, helpful staff.
Paul Apr 16, 2017 Sacramento, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
Helpful and friendly staff.
Other Comments
A/C unit was VERY loud - couldn't have it running at night - it would have kept me up.
Garrett Apr 07, 2017 Livonia, MI, United States
Enjoyed Most
Clean rooms
Ana Mar 30, 2017 Miami, FL, United States

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