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Hotel Union Square

  • 114 Powell Street Map It
  • Union Sq.
  • Casual Chic


  • Stylish rooms
  • Central location
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Creative suites


  • Unremarkable building facade
  • Rooms on the small side
  • Street noise can be loud in the evenings

Updated 05/02/2013

Fodor's Review

Tucked beside a money-exchange business along bustling Powell Street, this century-old hotel was erected for the 1915 Pan Pacific Exposition; behind the nondescript facade, design-centric interiors provide a dash of art deco-by-way-of-Egypt. 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. Compact rooms were spruced up in 2013 to offer recycled carpets and soundproofed

windows to go along with the funky lighting, EQ3 furnishings, and rain showers. All rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. The one-of-a-kind suites include a Dashiell Hammett-themed suite and a Giants Dugout suite—a tribute to San Francisco's winning baseball team with everything from orange and black beanbags to peanuts and Cracker Jack. If you have little ones in tow, inquire about the toy-filled Kids Suite.

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Hotel Information


114 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, 94102, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • 124 rooms, 7 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 05/02/2013

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Oct 1, 2013

GREAT Location!

My son and I recently stayed at the Hotel Union Square and loved it! Great location, clean, nicely appointed rooms and friendly staff. Oh, and also GREAT LOCATION! I would not hesitate to stay here again.

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