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242 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102 – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 394 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Hotel Stratford.
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
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.
Free! 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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Based on 394 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 2366 reviews Good
Named on the National Register of Historic Places, this hotel offers Victorian charm combined with modern amenities and is a short walk from area attractions, including cable car lines.
Score from 1657 reviews Good
Located less than a 2 minute walk from Union Square, this family-owned San Francisco hotel features free Wi-Fi and an on-site local deli. Cable car services are a 6 minute walk away.
Score from 1100 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 875 reviews Good
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.
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.
Breakfast choices minimal
Friendly and helpfull staff. Very central, safe location close to Union Square, cable car stop and BART station. Continental breakfast included
Very slow lift.
Location superb; whithin a stone's throw of Union Square, right next to cable car and public transportation (BART, Muni) within 5 minutes walk. Rooms are clean and comfortable, but not spacious. This was no problem for us, since you're out to explore the city most of the day anyway. Staff is very friendly and helpful with tips for sightseeing, transportation and airport shuttles. Breakfast was ok, mostly cereals and pastry. Would definitely recommend for city trip purposes.
Nothing in particular. If you're looking for a very spacious room, look elsewhere.
Location was good!
Unit, Parking, Noise, Service, Lightning issue, Glass in shower and room....Total confusion with front desk. Check in was OK. Then went downhill from that point forward....
room was clean, service was great. breakfast was enough to get started for the day, for just needing the room to sleep we enjoyed it very much.location was a definate plus close to everything
everything was great
Very nice & accommodating staff. Excellent location. We would definitely stay there again...and refer family & friends. Great value!
It would have been nice to have shampoo & conditioner provided...but Walgreen's was across the street, so easy to pick some up. Window looking directly into another room, but hey, that's the architecture...not much to be done about that!
Great location to union square
Cramped, tiny room. Staff all good except asian night female staff-rude!
Location, location, location!!! We stayed here once last year and twice this summer. Wonderful staff; great accomodations; clean, fresh smelling rooms, good breakfast.
Elevator a little slow and would have liked a hard boiled egg with breakfast.
- Location. it is in walking distance of the Moscone Center and short cab rides to most other locations. - The WiFi connection was reasonably fast. - The hotel itself was clean and well maintained.
I travel mostly for business purposes and what I look for in a hotel are: a usable desk, comfortable bed, a good WiFi connection, and comfortable sleeping conditions. This hotel offered only one of the above (WiFi). The desk is SMALL (width of a small night stand) and not usable for work (I had to use my bed to work on). The bed itself was very hard and the pillows did not give. Because of the hotel location the window faces a brick wall ~2 feet away and does not open more than 2 inches. Couple this with the lack of air conditioning and the room becomes very stuffy, even when the ceiling fan is on. Also, because of the location (Powell just south of Union Square) it gets a lot of loud street/pedestrian noise at all hours. This all makes for a very bad sleeping experience. I have stayed at other hotels in the area (even one block away from this), and am shocked at how much more $20 - 30 a night can get you. I guess if I had been a tourist and was doing touristy things this would have been an OK spot. However, I cannot recommend it at all for business travel as it lacks many of the amenities needed for most business travelers.
The location couldn't have been better...right on Union square with the tram running straight outside the hotel and the hop on, hop off bus right round the corner.
Bed was hard, lift extremely slow and no safe in the room. Short on breakfast, especially on our last day and we were always early.
Really friendly staff, clean rooms, nice common area. Very good location.
The elevator really is as slow as everyone says. Would have taken the stairs if we didn't have a stroller. The breakfast is a typical motel breakfast, not very filling. Could use some proteins!
The hotel is on one of the main street of SFO, Powell Str, just in front of the Cable Car stop. Very clean and confortable, room quite large and big bathroom with a big shower.
Elevator quite slow and breakfast not so good.
A bit tired but good value for money.
Clean newly remodeled room and well stocked. Comfortable bed and pillows.
No air conditioner. Room too stuffy and warm. The room was on the street side which didn't quiet down till 3am.
Location excellent, breakfast and wifi all that we needed. Nice comfy beds and clean.
Slow lifts and not being able to make coffee in room.
Staff very helpfully and friendly. Very good location. Good value for money.
A it noisy, but in the centre of a city that is to be expected
Its a cosy place in a great location, centre of Union Square and close to everything from shopping, amenities, malls, starbucks, and walk to all places. Parking can be an issued so either coin parking away and walk to the hotel and take the risk of street parking or take the $35/day parking could be worth every pennies. ;)
The lift are very small. Ok for light travellers. If you have lots of stuff, this could be an issues. Breakfast is very poor, toasts and cereal and thats it! Wifi a bit slow but hey, youre on holidays and should be out walking on the street.
Location. Location. Location. Room was nice and clean. Breakfast in the morning was good with even some fruits (apples, bananas..).
Perfect place for a traveler like me. It's near to everywhere and everything in San Francisco. I will definetly stay there again and will recommend it to people who travels like the way i travel.
Staff were friendly and helpful
Location Quiet room Great staff Value for money
One very small thing - no fridge in room, needed when staying for a few days
No room to move No external air Small bed but you could't fit a bigger one Stained duvet Lift noises shall I go on!!!!!!
Great staff, very nice and helpful.
No a/c. If the rooms were as cool as the lobby it'd be great; they're not.
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