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242 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 409 reviews)
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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.
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 409 reviews
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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 808 reviews Good
It was clean and cozy.
The bathroom wall had some water staining.
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.
The room was nice, clean and bright on 8th with a view on bustling centre. Complimentary water was nice touch. Good comfortable bed.
When checking in - the lady was bit rude and made me feel not very welcome. The complimentary breakfast was very poor - had better selection and quality in cheaper motels. Strange selection of toiletries
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.
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