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Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

  • 433 Powell St. Map It
  • Union Square
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  • Huge walk-in closets
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Great value for Union Square
  • Clean rooms


  • Older building with dark hallways and rooms
  • Small bathrooms
  • Noise from cable cars

Updated 02/02/2015

Fodor's Review

Built to accommodate visitors to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, these moderate-sized Edwardian-style rooms, some with huge walk-in closets, have high ceilings and are considered by many to be among of the best bets on Union Square for comfort without extravagance. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the gussied up (albeit still modest) lobby overlook cable cars on Powell Street. Though a bit dated, the small, clean bathrooms have deep tubs—rubber ducky included. Fodorites appreciate the pillow menu and the friendly service (chat up the restaurant's bartenders to find out new local eats). The pleasant Restaurant Luques serves breakfast and lunch, plus dinner (Wednesday through Saturday); complimentary coffee, tea, apples, and cookies are available around the clock in the lobby.

Hotel Information


433 Powell St., San Francisco, California, 94102, United States

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415-362–2004; 800-428–4748

Hotel Details:

  • 135 rooms, 2 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Updated 02/02/2015

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