Best Hotels in Union Square San Francisco

Posted on January 4, 2019 |

Looking for where to stay in San Francisco that is steps away from shopping, public transit and museums? Then check our favorite hotels in Union Square San Francisco!

Hotels in Union Square San Francisco have become some of the best places to stay in the city since they are so close to cable cars, buses, trains, shopping, museums and a slew of great restaurants.

Union Square is even home to one of the best breweries in San Francisco,Β Bartlett Hall Brewery & Restaurant!

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Union Square has been a gathering place for San Franciscans since Union supporters began holding ralliesΒ  here before the Civil War began

A lot of the hotels in Union Square San Francisco were originally built following the Great Earthquake & Fires of 1906 to be used as weekly hotels for those who had lost their homes.

What started off as residential hotels in San Francisco are now some of the best hotels in San Francisco.

We want to help you find the perfect hotel in Union Square San Francisco for your trip (or stay-cation!). So we’re going to take look at some hotels that guests from our most popular San Francisco bus tourΒ are always raving about!



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“Great Hotel.. Loved the location, decor and accommodations. The beds were SO comfortable.. The restaurant offered a nice menu with pretty awesome Bloody Mary’s and Stairway to Heaven cocktails. The hotel was an easy walk to Union Square, shopping and nice choice of restaurants Officially my go to Hotel for my next visit to SF.. THANK YOU!” Marcella B on TripAdvisor

Hotel Zeppelin is just around the corner from most hotels in Union Square San Francisco. You’ll enjoy a distinct hippie vibe that is decidedly inspired from San Francisco’s iconic Summer of Love at one of the hippest boutique hotels in Union Square.

Anyone traveling with a vehicle will be happy to know, at this hotel on Post Street in San Francisco, there is available parking near Union Square San Francisco.


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“Very classy hotel and newly remodeled rooms too. If you stay in the new tower, there are great views of the ocean and Bay Bridge. If you stay in the original hotel, they have great views of Union Square. Easy walking distance to restaurants, stores and of course coffee shops. Highly recommend this hotel if you are staying near Union Square in San Francisco.” mccorbin560 on TripAdvisor

After the Great Earthquake & Fires of 1906, most of Union Square had been leveled by the destruction. With the exception of one recently built St. Francis Hotel. That’s what we call some quality craftsmanship!

One of our favorite hotels on Powell Street in San Francisco because it is quite literally steps from historic cable cars. And some of the best San Francisco hop on hop off tours meet a one minute walk from the Westin St. Francis!


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”Β It’s a perfect location central to all activities. We loved and appreciated our stay very much. The rooms are cozy and very charming and there is a very nice French restaurant attached that has amamzing breakfast and room service. We enjoyed our stay very much. Thanks Hotel Triton.” Vic V on TripAdvisor

Hotel Triton is uniquely situated at the corner of Union Square, Chinatown and the incredibly tiny French Quarter.

You’ll still be a short walk from all the same attractions that other hotels in Union Square San Francisco can boast: cable cars, great restaurants and easy to walk around. But you’ll also be close enough to do your own DIY San Francisco Chinatown walking tour!


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“The hotel is located in between the financial districts and Union Square during the weekend it’s quiet. I loved the high ceilings in my room and the hotel has character that a lot of the newer hotels don’t. The staff was accommodating and pleasant.” Molly M on TripAdvisor

Galleria Park Hotel is a stylish little boutique hotel near Union Square San Francisco, on the border on the Financial District.

This part of town has the perk of becoming a ghost town on the weekends when all the suits go home, which makes getting to your Union Square San Francisco shopping a little easier.


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“The hotel location is excellent for easy walkability to Union Square and the Embarcadero. Conversely public transport is just outside the doors. Directly across the street is “Sears Restaurant” which serves a wonderful breakfast. Complimentary coffee and tea (excellent Mighty Leaf) and newspapers can be found in the 1st floor restaurant every morning.” yes2travel on TripAdvisor

Sir Francis Drake is most famous for their doormen that are dressed like the iconic Beef Eaters of Tower of London and the Starlight Room on their top floor.

The hotel is named after the man who *almost* discovered San Francisco before there were even any settlers at Jamestown. Unfortunately Drake came when it was foggy and sailed right past and landed at what is now Drakes Bay.


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“I cant stop going here. In fact multiple times I’ve seen some of the neighboring hotels with higher star ratings advertise competitive rates that nearly had me booking elsewhere… I just could’nt pass on the staff. It’s easy in and out at night with a staff member present which makes you feel safe and comforted knowing if there was a problem that they would be there to assist. Always pleasant greetings etc. ” Brooks65 on TripAdvisor

The Handlery is one of theΒ only hotels in Union Square with a pool! Enjoy a lot of great breakfastΒ places near Union Square San Francisco at one of the best places to stay in the city.

Even though this neighborhood isn’t the most car-friendly, there is Union Square Sn Francisco parking available at The Handlery.

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