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The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Seattle
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While most hotels provide free wifi the Westin does not. You will get nickel and dimed here for everything other hotels provide for free. Wifi is around $15.00. This isn't communicated to you upon booking. It'll be AirBnB next time.

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear baldwinmathew, Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis on Union Square and for sharing your experience with us. Wifi is free in our Lobby, and if you are an SPG member (so easy to join!) and book your reservation through SPG channels (starwood.com, westin.com, spg.com), wifi in your guest room is free during your stay. We hope we...

Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A spontaneous trip booked on Expedia with 3 days notice - the hotel exceeded my expectations. I had not been to SF in over a decade and I forgot the "St. Francis" was right on Union Square with a cable car stop right in the front. Our room was in the older part of the hotel - two double beds...

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear qamom, Thank you for the great review and for sharing your experience at The Westin St. Francis! Your feedback is important to us and I will be sure to share your kind words with Raymond. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Vintage style - marble bathroom with old fashioned fittings, big chandelier in a huge corner bedroom with a view. Super comfy bed, good wi-fi, and quiet. Very friendly staff and great location. I'd definitely stay there again.

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Bernice, Thank you for very much choosing to stay with us at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Be Well, Randy Zupanski

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is the most central located on union square, everything one wants to see or do in San Francisco is within easy reach. The room was located in the older part of the hotel and the view was overlooking a building next door. so that was not great and it looked kind of tired, not to make a too...

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear M111JET, Thank you very much for choosing The Westin St. Francis on Union Square and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed our location. If I may, I'd like to take this opportunity to mention that our iconic Landmark Building will be undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation in 2018. Thanks again for posting your feedback...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After hearing about how historical this hotel was, I expected a lot from it. Sadly, I was greeted by a bunch of flies at the main entrance and disappointingly, a very modern room without character. However, I appreciated the mini exhibits scattered about in the lobby of the hotel's history and the wrought iron stair rails and balcony in the...

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear MeowPaws, Thank you very much for staying with us and for sharing your experience with us. We certainly care about what our guests take away from their visit, and I am disappointed that we fell short of your expectations. We hope you choose to give us another opportunity to better serve you in the future. Be Well, Randy Zupanski...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice, with a fantastic location. Not the nicest Westin we've stayed in though. Seems like it could use some updating, or classier features to be on par with what you pay for. It's very very expensive for what you get.

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thank you very much for staying with us and for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed the hotel's location and would like to mention that our iconic Landmark Building will be undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation in 2018. Please come see us again in the near future! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

manheim
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is absolutely beautiful. Staff was very helpful and friendly. We Were there for a long weekend and they up graded us from the old part of the hotel to the new section. What a wonderful view we had. We had a very lovely room that was very comfy in size and the mattresses were also comfortable. We had...

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Wendi, Thank you for choosing the Westin St. Francis on Union Square and for sharing your experience with us. I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

La Quinta
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful hotel right where you want to be. My daughter and I went to the theater it was an $8 taxi ride from the hotel. The next day we walked through China town ate in little Italy and continued down to peer 39, we took the Taylor street trolley car right back to our hotel that dropped us off right...

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Westin_St_Francis, Front Office Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Kim, Thank you very much for staying with us and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed the hotel and the convenience of our location. Please come see us again in the near future! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Westin St. Francis is wonderful historic hotel in a perfect location for visitors to San Francisco. It is conveniently located to the city's amazing public transportation, shopping, dining and cocktail bars. Check-in went smoothly and we were in our room within 10 minutes of arrival. Since this was our first visit to the city we had many questions and...

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear Agent Howell, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed the hotel and the convenience of our location. Please come see us again in the near future! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked via the SPG website and got a better deal than with the traditional booking sites. Fabulous room on the 29th floor of the tower overlooking the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Excellent service from housekeeping! Perfect location for exploring the City.

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Westin_St_Francis, General Manager at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, responded to this review

Dear AUKTourist, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the iconic Westin St. Francis, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Be Well, Randy Zupanski General Manager

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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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More than just a hotel, The Westin St. Francis is a destination where you can unwind and be pampered by attentive, world-class service. As the only hotel located on Union Square, we are celebrated for our historic Magneta Grandfather Clock, a popular gathering place for generations of travelers, as well as our commitment to guest renewal and relaxation. Explore this legendary landmark, which has drawn locals and visitors for more than a century with our distinguished service and through the timeless refrain "Meet me under the clock!" Inside our warm and welcoming San Francisco luxury hotel, marble columns, ornate balconies, and intricate woodwork transport guests back to the elegance of yesteryear. Yet these magnificent appointments are balanced by modern, groundbreaking amenities including the revolutionary Heavenly Bed, our Starwood Preferred Guest rewards program, and employees dedicated to making you feel at home. Book one of our downtown San Francisco hotel rooms and discover the allure of the city's most charismatic and vital setting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

Address: 335 Powell Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102-1804
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $302 - $718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square 4*
Number of rooms: 1195
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Also Known As:
The Westin St. Francis Hotel San Francisco
Westin St Francis
Westin San Francisco
Westin Hotel San Francisco
San Francisco Westin
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#53 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#60 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#73 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“Ask to be allocated in the newer section of the hotel facing the union square. Higher the better.”
M111JET, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pay for a high floor and join SPG”
AUKTourist, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Join the Starwood program and pay a bit more for a quality, decent room.”
EverydayMum, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for the view, we had a view of a brick wall, but it didn't matter much.”
StuartP52, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Depends what you want but tower was great - older lower section could also be very good.”
yehudif2017, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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