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242 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 412 reviews)
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Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 35 per day.
Shuttle Service (surcharge), Airport Shuttle (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Daily Housekeeping, Business Center, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Up to two additional older children or adults are charged USD 15 per person per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 412 reviews
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This central San Francisco hotel is just a 2 minute walk from Union Square. It features an on-site restaurant and offers Victorian-style guest rooms with a minibar and cable TV.
Score from 2742 reviews Good
This historic San Francisco hotel is along the Powell Street Cable Car line, one block from shopping at Union Square. It features contemporary rooms with free wired internet.
Score from 1038 reviews Good
Located in downtown San Francisco, in Union Square, this hotel is a 9-minute walk from Chinatown. A 24-hour front desk is offered and charming rooms provide cable TV.
Score from 845 reviews Good
Great American Music Hall is a 6-minute walk from this downtown San Francisco hotel. Hotel Carlton offers an on-site restaurant, complimentary wine hour and modern guest rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 447 reviews Very good
Staff was incredibly helpful and informative at check-in. Seemed genuinely concerned that we enjoy our visit to SF.
The room was nothing fancy but was clean and fine for our one night's stay.
toilet ran all night breakfast was poor at best tiny room
The staff was very helpful.
Room was clean.
Shower drained very slowly. Needs a clan I think.
Cost and location
Rooms were dinky...NOT enough room for 2 suitcases. Sink in room far away from bathroom. No coffee maker.
Location is very good Staff is extremely friendly
Room is small and could be cleaner
Location is perfect. 5-minute-walk to nearest BART station. Also surrounded by various shopping places. Convenient breakfast.
Rather limited and stuffy space. Also has this strong smell that bothers me (probably because of the store that sells scented soap next door...).
- Location is the best, centre of everything - Room's spacious and clean - Receptionists are very friendly n helpfull
- Break fast is very poor - Elevator takes ages to move - Room has a ceiling fan as cooling system so it was a bit humid after shower
Breakfast, cleanliness, shower, too basic, very low value for money
Friendly, helpful staff. Clean room, hot shower and comfortable bed. Basic, continental breakfast, good start to the day. Good wi fi. Great location - cable cars right outside the front door.
A little old, but not really a problem. Room not spacious, but OK, as we weren't really in it very much.
It was clean and cozy.
The bathroom wall had some water staining.
Very fast Wi-Fi that never had any problems to access. Location is right on Powell with walking distance to many restaurants and shops. Also easy to catch Uber on the corner at Union Square.
Room type was not as pictured on Booking. Bathroom was older, and the room was to be a Queen sized bed, they gave us a small room with a Full sized bed, and said "No, that's a Queen" by what measurement, I don't know, but it was quite small. Mistakes with our reservation, when I called to confirm the day before arriving they said it was for 2 nights and my booking confirmation said 3 nights. I verified and they said "Yes, we've got you for three nights" but at the end of a day of site seeing on our third night we were locked out of our room and had to return downstairs (slow elevators) and wait in line to have our keys reactivated. No explanation, no apology, nothing. Just "Here ya go!" and the next morning when we checked out we were charged for 4 nights! The clerk on duty at that time was very kind and caught the error herself, but other staff members we talked to never seemed to know if we were 2 nights, 3 nights, or 4 nights. Very disorganized. I would advise that you CONFIRM your reservation more than once with this property.
Clean room, good breakfast
Window facing a wall
Good location and friendly staff
Very old and too expensive considering what the hotel offers
The hotel is in a fantastic location with Union Square just at the top of the road. It's in a prime location for nice restaurants and bars and watching or catching the trams that go by. The staff in reception are very knowledgeable about the area and always willing to help. We had nice clean towels and the bed was big and comfortable. Breakfast is included in the price, nothing amazing, just cereal and toast but it set you up for a few hours, which was welcome. On the whole our experience was good and the price doesn't reflect the hotel it definitely reflects the prime location.
The room is tiny, we had a few cases with us and it was a struggle finding somewhere to put them without falling over them. We had a view of a brick wall, which was disappointing, but on the plus side we had a good nights sleep without any noise. There is no aircon, it has a room fan which is very noisy. It was very very warm of a night.
Room was very clean and fitting to my taste staff were good Nice breakfast
crowd of tourist, all scrambling for one small elevator...waiting time long especially when you got caught up on the day and time of their arrival
Helpful staff. Adequate breakfasts.Small but functional bedrooms. Excellent position near Union Square with good transport links round the city. The Staff provided both maps and advice as to how to get to the various tourist destinations.
One lift And like many hotels in San Francisco expensieve
On a noisy but very entertaining street. Spent half the night gazing at the street from the window. Perfect location for walking the city.
Very noisy and very hot room. Earplugs essential. No air conditioning and ceiling fan a comfort rather than a cooler. Can't imagine summer heat!
Location is simply excellent! We had a spacious room with two double beds (which is convenient because one double bed was two narrow for us both to sleep comfortably), friendly staff.
Breakfast was very minimal even for US standards, 1 slow elevator for all the floors/rooms.
Great location, very kind staff
Small rooms, poor breakfast
Location was great! Staff were extremely helpful & breakfast was nice. Good value for money considering the price
The room was very small & cramped, especially as we had two suitcases. It got very hot at night & there was no air con or fan, we had to open the window to keep cool & due to the location it was very noisy. A fridge would have been nice.
Staff very helpful and friendly Beds comfortable Great location for the sights Breakfast basic but good start to the day
Can be noisy as tram stop outside so ask for room at the back plus few yards from Union square.
Staff were friendly enough
Elevator only holds 5 people at a time. After trekking up the stairs to the 7th floor, key did not work. Total cost was $355 for one night. I was expecting a bit more for that price, room was small, breakfast was minimal.
It was clean, I could open a window. Proximity to union SQ
The cost was high, very minimal facility, toilet was leaking all night long, bed lamp was having trouble stay on.
There was no space to store clothing and toiletries. Also, heater was left on and no way to shut it off. Had to call front desk twice. Even then, it stayed hot for several hours. Had to sleep with window open with room facing Powell street. Very, very, noisy.
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