We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Handlery Union Square Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Panoramas (5)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

3,651 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3,190: English reviews
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed a six night stay in the Handlery. The location is excellent for tourists, c. 100 m from Union Square and - for the fit - within walking distance of much of San Francisco’s cultural offerings and close to up-market retail therapy. The Handlery is owned and managed by the third generation of the family which opened it, so...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank globaltraveller200
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel with friendly staff. Medium sized rooms and outdated bathroom and elevator system. The rooms are well furnished and in a good condition. The bed and bed linen of a good quality. You can make tea and coffee, there is a fridge, iron and good free wifi. There is no micro wave.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mirjam1403
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our 4th stay at this at this hotel. We like to go at Christmas time to see the Christmas decorations and shop. The location is great right at Union Square. The staff is amazing and this time we even met the owner, he wanted to thank us for our business. We stayed in the premium room which is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TSH239
Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 days pre cruise. The room was basic but had every amenity and was spotlessly clean. We had breakfast coupons for our stay and it was served in a lovely restaurant. Everything was cooked fresh and it was a lovely quality breakfast. The hotel is in an excellent location at the junction of Union Square and Powell....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 150sandy
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel wasn't to bad although the staff all over the hotel are rude, blunt and unwelcoming, especially the fella who parks the car, proper short man syndrome. Room was decent enough but again felt completely let down by the staff, maybe that's just the way they are in San Fran or if it's because we are two young lads from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jackmarshall76
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This property is in a prime location -steps away from Macy's , Saks and other shopping plus two theatres just up Geary Street and of course Union Square. Being family run for years it has extra touches which makes it a cut above the usual in this city of fine hotels ,like mail posted in vintage boxes on all floors...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kevin H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I arranged a small team meeting at the Handlery during the holidays and we received excellent customer service from the moment we entered the hotel. It was nice to have all our attendees pleased with their rooms and the service they received. Melanie and Laura were responsive to our needs for pricing and coordination to arrange our meeting and throughout...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rgblab44
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night and location was good but the room we had on the 4th floor was damp and smelly.I called the housekeeping and he sprayed something on the floor but I told him to open the window just to let out the bad smell, it's like someone is farted.Good thing ,we only stayed for one night otherwise I'll...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lingsky
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 5 nights before heading up to the wine region. This hotel is situated in the heart of Union Square and the cable car stops very close to it. There is easy access from here to the numerous transport options in the city. We had a comfortable room in the historic section of the hotel. (I had requested...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mrs Picky
Glasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights for the first stop of our California road trip. Our room was big and comfortable with a balcony overlooking the street. We stayed on a B&B basis, which basically meant you had a choice of one of 3 dishes; American cooked, granola or waffle including one drink. Anything extra was at a cost ie I ordered...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TiggsGlasgow

823 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (564)
Viewed
Room/Suite (155)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (92)
Viewed
Bathroom (31)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (18)
Viewed
View from Room (34)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (223)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (243)
Viewed
Amenities (49)
Viewed
Pool (51)
Viewed
Dining (16)
Viewed
Standard Double Bed (49)
Viewed
Standard Room (20)
Viewed
The Hotel (58)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (16)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these San Francisco hotels
Union Square
Villa Florence
Villa Florence
#76 of 230 in San Francisco
946 reviews
Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
#16 of 230 in San Francisco
4,909 reviews
Union Square
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Union Square
Hotel Abri
Hotel Abri
#39 of 230 in San Francisco
1,536 reviews
Union Square
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
#36 of 230 in San Francisco
3,501 reviews
Union Square
Hotel Union Square
Hotel Union Square
#99 of 230 in San Francisco
1,486 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Union Square

Neighbourhood Profile
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.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
GreenPartner Learn More
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Handlery Union Square Hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square, within walking distance of world class shops, the Moscone Center, and the Powell Street cable car line. All 377 rooms feature wireless Internet access, mini refrigerators, and in-room safes. Enjoy traditional accommodations in the Historic Section or luxurious, oversized rooms in the Club Section. The hotel features on site valet parking, an outdoor heated pool, sauna, and room service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Handlery Union Square Hotel

Address: 351 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1801
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $218 - $499 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Handlery Union Square Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 377
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Travelocity, Cancelon, Odigeo and Priceline so you can book your Handlery Union Square Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Handlery Union Square San Francisco
Hotel Handlery Union Square
Handlery Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#58 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#59 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#66 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Handlery Union Square Hotel staff and other travellers.
66 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (66)

Questions? Get answers from Handlery Union Square Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ásk at the time of booking for a room away from Geary St ,which would be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles R5130FWkevinh, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the premiere side of the building, high floors on the poolside were very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rgblab44, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles RusGee, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room. The main street gets quite busy. Avoid the street facing rooms if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles Natalieandrea, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I like rooms close to the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Sachizmom, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay