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Downtown grande dame
This elegant and historic 1904 hotel offers a prime location across from San Francisco's Union Square; cable cars stop right at the front door, and the Financial District and Chinatown are both just 4 blocks away.
The magnificent lobby, with marble columns and gilded ceilings, leads to a shopping arcade. Paneled in gleaming wood, The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square's famous Oak Room Restaurant & Lounge showcases American cuisine.
Westin Heavenly Beds
Guestrooms in the historic Main Building offer turn-of-the-century San Francisco charm. Those in the Tower have contemporary decor and city or bay views. All offer Westin's Heavenly Bed and Bath.
- Good location
- Proximity to shopping
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Comfy beds
- Location was a bit noisy
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
This legendary San Francisco hotel offers a premier location on Union Square, with a cable-car stop right outside the front door. The Financial District is four blocks away.
As part of a 2009 renovation, the signature Great Magneta Clock that debuted in the Main Lobby in 1907 has returned. Just off the Main Lobby, the pink marble staircase was also restored in the renovation. In the Tower Lobby, museum-quality display cases chronicle the history of The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square through items such as menus, china, historic photos, and guest ledgers.
Guests experience the taste, sights, and sounds of the Napa Valley with premier winery Chateau Montelena. Located just off the Landmark Lobby, guests and the general public now have the opportunity to taste and purchase a wide selection of wines from this esteemed winery.
Amenities include wireless (high-speed) Internet access (surcharge) and concierge services.
- 24-hour front desk
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 31
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Computer station
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Meeting rooms 33
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference center
- Conference space size (meters) - 5203
- Year Built 1904
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Conference space size (feet) - 56005
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Steam room
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Microwave (on request)
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Rainfall showerhead
- Pillowtop mattress
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free newspaper
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Room service (24 hours)
- LCD TV
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- In-room climate control (heating)
Where to Eat
Oak Room Restaurant & Lounge - American cuisine with regional flavors served in historic room paneled with rich, polished woods. Children's menu. Cocktails and appetizers. Breakfast (buffet and à la carte) and lunch are available.
Caruso's - House-made pastries, specialty coffee drinks, wines by the glass, panini sandwiches, salads, and full bar. Located in the Tower Lobby, amid silk drapes, wingback chairs, leather lounge chairs, and tables accented by silver-and-gold granite and bronze. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and cocktails.
Clock Bar - Located in the Main Lobby. Cocktail lounge specializing in handcrafted cocktails and creative menu selections. Rosewood walls, dark leather banquettes. Two columns of hand-blown champagne glass and amber-colored glass display clocks showing the time in cities around the world.
The Chateau Montelena Tasting Room - The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square is proud to partner with premier winery Chateau Montelena. Located just off the Landmark Lobby, guests and the general public now have the opportunity to taste and purchase a wide selection of wines from this esteemed winery.
Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Nearby Things to Do
WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio - When you’re on the road, sticking to a fitness routine can be a challenge. Not anymore. Time-efficient, high-performance workouts developed especially for Westin will maximize your results. These performance-driven workouts provide a total body experience that is integrated and tailored especially for your favorite equipment at our WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio. The cardio room is equipped with Life Fitness treadmills, bicycles, and motion trainers. Our weight floor is equipped with dual-pulley machines, free-weight equipment, and 5- to 50-pound dumbbells.
Men’s and women’s locker rooms offer steam rooms, complimentary day lockers, robes, and additional amenities.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at 1 AM
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.00 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets stay free
- Dogs only
- 1 per room (up to 40 lb)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Pets allowed (no fees)
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
- Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 37 per person (approximately)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
- Valet parking fee: USD 62 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.