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The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent two nights in this lacklustre hotel. It is a very tired hotel that has not received the facelift needed to bring this building up to BW standards, much less "premier" status. The room was tiny, the bathroom little more than a closet. Not only was the room dusty, it was dark (only had an "inside" window with a...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your feedback and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. I would like to apologize for the less than stellar stay, I would also like to discuss your stay with us further. Please email me at: rnavas@carthotel.com I look forward to hearing from you. Have a great day. Cheers.

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is great location to Union Square. Easy access to Powell street BART station. Room was small but went for trip with my 15 year old and spent most of time sightseeing and shopping. The cable car stop is right on corner of hotel. No breakfast offered but plenty of options around hotel. Would stay there again.

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Irene. Thank you very much for your feedback of The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are pleased you enjoyed the Union Square downtown area. I am happy you were able to enjoy San Francisco and some of its charm. Have a great day! Cheers.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. The room was dated; as should be expected in a Gold Rush era building. This isn't a modern property so don't expect modern amenities. But the privacy was worth the trade. We heard no noise from other rooms OR the city. As downtown Seattle residents, it was a noticeable and welcome change. The staff is...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Bettie, thank you very much for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We would also like to thank you for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the charm of our hotel. I will be sure to share this with our team. Have a great day! Cheers.

Fort Worth
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very pleased with preservation of charm matching to the city of San Francisco! Location is great! No need to have a car because there are many ways to get around. The hotel was very charming. Extremely clean and comfortable! Loved having coffee in the common areas, "living room style" a bar room area with tv to sip coffee...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you so much for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We would also like to thank you for your detailed review of your stay. I am very happy you enjoyed the charm of our unique hotel and enjoyed the location of our hotel here in Downtown San Francisco. Have a great day! Cheers.

watsonville, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given the location and proximity to the conference center, stores and restaurants, it was overall a good deal. Rooms were clean, modern, beds were good and staff courteous and helpful. It was convenient to public transportation.

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your feedback. We would also like to thank you for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. I will be sure to share this with our team, I am happy the hotel was in the perfect location for you. Have a great day! Cheers.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was decent for the price and is in a good location in Union Square and we were upgraded to a renovated room, but the rooms are very small. Also, there was no heater in the room, so they had to bring us a space heater to heat the room which was a little odd, but it did the...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Andrea. Thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We would like to apologize for the heating issues, this is being addressed. Unfortunately we do not have a garage at the hotel but we do provide discounted parking for our guests 1 block away on Bush St. Have a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the fact that the hotel was currently undergoing additional refurbishment during our recent stay, it was comfortable and very easy to navigate to from the airport, without using any high price transfer shuttles. Would recommend catching the BART train to Powell Street,then either the tram or walk up 3-4 blocks past Union Square into Sutter Street. Don't be surprised...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for you detailed review of your stay with us. We are happy you enjoyed The Cartwright Hotel and the surrounding Union Square area. Thank you for sharing your full experience with us and we hope to have you back in the near future. Have a great day! Cheers.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, close to all amenities in Union square, lots of character like a European hotel, rooms are small but modern and functional, coffee and tea making facilities . Great for business or pleasure

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Jane. Thank you very much for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We would also like to thank you for your review. I am happy you enjoyed the charm of our hotel and all of our amenities. Have a great day! Cheers.

San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to give this hotel a chance and experience something different for a change. The price was good and reviews were good as well. The hotel itself looks nice and classical from the inside, the agents are all very nice and accommodating. The elevator and stairs are tiny. The room itself is smaller than im used to but good enough...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Greetings Jose. Thank you for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. I am happy the renovation did not affect you as this is our goal to not affect our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we also look forward to having you stay with us again. Have a great day!...

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a weekender in December. Staff were bright and helpful, room was clean, and location is very central and just off one of the cable car lines. The taxi and airport vans knew where the hotel was without issue. My room overlooked Sutter Street and was a great people watching perch. This particular weekend there was a charity Santa...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Georgia thank you very much for the positive review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Union Square area as well as the annual Santa-Con. Truly a very awesome time to be here. Have a great day! Cheers.

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Staying in Union Square

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What Will You Do Today In San Francisco? The possibilities are endless. Dine at the city’s most celebrated restaurants and sample the latest food innovations for which the city has become famous. Explore the city’s countless tourist attractions such as the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, and take a ride through the city’s notorious yet energizing fog, setting your eyes on the wondrous parks and landmarks along the way. Browse the nearby boutiques and department stores in and around the bustling Union Square area. And enjoy all of this while staying at the Cartwright Hotel Union Square. Located just one block from Union Square, the epicenter of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment venues, the hotel is also just minutes from the Financial District and Moscone Center. Apart from its excellent location and quintessential San Francisco charm, the Cartwright Hotel Union Square offers thoughtful amenities and premium guest services, making it the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers looking for comfort and convenience in the thick of all that San Francisco has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection

Address: 524 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1102 (Formerly The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BEST WESTERN PREMIER Collection)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $218 - $515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Union Square
Larkspur San Francisco
Cartwright Hotel San Francisco
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