Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

San Francisco Hotels

Westin St. Francis

  • 335 Powell St. Map It
  • Union Sq.
  • Fodor's Choice
Check Rates

Pros

  • Fantastic beds
  • Prime Union Square location
  • Spacious rooms, some with great views

Cons

  • Some guests comment on the long wait at check-in
  • Rooms in original building can be small

Updated 02/02/2015

Fodor's Review

The survivor of two major earthquakes, some headline-grabbing scandals, and even an attempted presidential assassination, this grande dame that dates to 1904 remains ever above the fray—richly appointed, serenely elegant, and superbly located. The hotel is comprised of the landmark building (Empire-style furnishings, Victorian moldings) and a modern 32-story tower (Asian-inspired lacquered furniture, glass elevators); guests are divided when it comes to the virtues of the modern addition versus the historic building. Adding to the air of upscale sophistication is the cool chic of Michael Mina's classy Bourbon Steak restaurant and a new cocktail lounge, Clock Bar, as well as the venerable Oak Room Restaurant, Chateau Montelena tasting room, and Caruso's café and lounge.

Hotel Information

Address:

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

Map It

Phone:

415-397–7000; 800-917–7458

Hotel Details:

  • 1,157 rooms, 38 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 02/02/2015

Book A Hotel

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants

See all hotels in San Francisco

Fodorite Reviews

Average Rating
  • Room

  • Décor

  • Service

  • Value

Sep 25, 2012

Heart of the City but not worth the price

Its in the middle of all the action of Union Square but the decor is dated. If staying in the older building, it will be VERY NOISY. I had to go out and buy earplugs. The elevators in the older building took FOREVER to arrive so we ended up walking all around looking for the stairs. The stairs are really hard to find from the lobby level.

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

Advertisement

X

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.