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Top Union Square Historic Hotels

Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel
3.5 out of 5
440 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (995 reviews)
Incredibly accommodating

"My wife and I really enjoyed our time in the supreme suite. Everything about the place was great, location, the room, amenities. What really set it apart for us though was how helpful and friendly the staff were. They helped us find somewhere to eat with all the covid restrictions in place. They ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Inn At Union Square - A Greystone Hotel
Taj Campton Place
5 out of 5
340 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $285 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Staff was incredible amicable and helpful. Location is amazing. David at the front desk was incredibly efficient and professional."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Taj Campton Place
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.5 out of 5
433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (2,073 reviews)

"I liked the idea of having hair dryer, flat iron, extra fan. I love the coffee and tea in the lobby as well as the refilling water station. Very nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
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Hotel Spero
4 out of 5
405 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $148 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.3/5Excellent! (1,967 reviews)

"Lobby was festive and clean. Really liked the room decor. Great mix of textures and furniture with character. Was clean, very clean. Comfy bedding and pillows were just right. Especially liked finding the television controller had been sanitized and bagged after. Great shower with clean and modern ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2020

Hotel Spero
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
4 out of 5
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $179 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
4.3/5Excellent! (2,290 reviews)

"Absolutely stunning ! This was our second time staying in San Francisco but never stayed here and we will for sure be back !"…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2021

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Hotel Abri - Union Square
3.5 out of 5
127 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $101 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
4.2/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Very nice staff. Gave a bottle of wine and snacks. Parking cost 85.00 for 15 hours!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Hotel Abri - Union Square
Hotel Zelos San Francisco
4 out of 5
12 4th St., San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)
Nice hotel, but surprising fees

"It's a nice hotel in a very convenient location. We had a conference at Moscone and it was very close. Restaurants and grocery stores close by. However I was surprised by the amenity fee they asked. This upped the room price a 30 USD per night. I found it back in the fine print later."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Hotel Zelos San Francisco
Handlery Union Square Hotel
3.5 out of 5
351 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,578 reviews)

"The staff were wonderful. Having the restaurant off the lobby was so convenient after a long day in the traffic, and the food was good!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Handlery Union Square Hotel
The Marker San Francisco
4 out of 5
501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (1,174 reviews)

"Very pleasant staff and very cozy rooms, good location, close to everything"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

The Marker San Francisco
The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
3.5 out of 5
524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Had an amazing stay. Staff was great. Great location; definitely worth it. I almost stayed at the found and was sooooo happy I didn’t."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
Warwick San Francisco
4 out of 5
490 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.2/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I were a bit worried about booking this hotel due to some of the bad reviews, but our stay at the hotel was beyond our expectation. Loved the style, staff was attentive. We really appreciated that they upgraded our room to a grand suite with no additional charge!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Warwick San Francisco
The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
4 out of 5
495 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,288 reviews)
Great place to stay in

"Hotel G was always my place to stay when in San Fran. However, gave The Clift a try and it hooked. It looks fantastic following the makeover. Same great location and nice, friendly staff. Huge rooms and nice, modern bathrooms. Decor was modern but comfortable at the same time. Loved the famous bar ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

The Clift Royal Sonesta Hotel
Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
4 out of 5
450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA
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4/5Very Good! (528 reviews)

"We loved the history of the lobby. Beautiful hotel."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
Hotel Triton
4 out of 5
342 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $102 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Hotel is pet-friendly and staff is incredibly helpful and personable!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Hotel Triton
King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
3 out of 5
334 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (998 reviews)
Excellent Quaint British Feel Hotel

"For my budget this is by far the best hotel I've stayed in USA , its quaint British feeel makes it home from home."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

King George Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
The Andrews Hotel
3 out of 5
624 Post St, San Francisco, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (998 reviews)

"It was a beautiful room and the staffs were very helpful and so welcoming! The retro atmosphere was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

The Andrews Hotel
Hotel Stratford
2 out of 5
242 Powell St, San Francisco, CA
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3.5/5Good! (998 reviews)

"The room was very clean and updated. it wasn’t a huge room but was perfect for my stay.The bed was comfy.There isn’t an AC in room but the time of year with a open window took away any stuffiness. The building is under current renovations. They started to work around 6am which woke us but they got ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Hotel Stratford
Hotel Bijou
4 out of 5
111 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
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3.3/5 (165 reviews)
Angels in San Francisco

"Excellent hotel, angels to stay open. SF is unrecognizable right now but its spirit is alive and well in the jewels like the Bijou Hotel. Thanks for letting two weary travelers shelter in your place. Highly recommend and intend to come back and stay longer! Thank you! 🙏"…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Hotel Bijou
Union Square Plaza Hotel
2 out of 5
432 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $78 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
3.2/5 (996 reviews)
boutique hotel

"For our stay, the hotel was a way station between 2 medical procedures. The room was very small, which was problematic while using the desk and chair. I think it might work better with the desk rotated 90 degrees against the adjacent wall, but I don't know if there is enough clearance without moving ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Union Square Plaza Hotel
Adante Hotel
3 out of 5
610 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
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3.1/5 (1,000 reviews)
I need my Money (deposit)

"It was a little expensive for the little room i got , plus the parking lot 40 bucks. And i still dont get my 100 dollars deposit back .almost 5 days ago"…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

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About Union Square Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just breaking up your daily routine, it can also be about taking in the culture and history of an area. One of the best ways to get a sense of the culture of a region is to learn about its history. Exploring museums or landmarks is a fine start, but a stay in a Union Square historic hotel can whisk you back in time. Pack your suitcases (and no need for the time machine) as your Union Square vintage hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

When you pass through your Union Square hotel's doors, you'll be whisked to a previous era. With their Victorian-style and locations in the center of Union Square, you'll love the look and feel of these truly unique accommodations. Although these accommodations may be historic, they have many of the modern conveniences that allow you to relax or keep in touch on your stay. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, and just about everything else you'll need for a wonderful visit.

Once you've spent time appreciating the hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the art galleries and famed landmarks. Of course, all this perusing through the past will work up an appetite. Make sure to read the reviews section and see the suggestions other guests to Union Square thought were merit visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk so you can learn where some of the popular spots to grab a pint or dinner in Union Square are.

Reserve a Union Square Historic Hotel Today!

Union Square has 123 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous lodgings are where distinguished politicians may have stayed. You are sure to land a hotel that has all the amenities and the traits you desire. If you are wishing to stay in one of these vintage hotels, book soon, or you could miss your chance on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Union Square?
Significant historical sites in Union Square are probably at the top of your sightseeing list. Be sure to check out the array of shops and fascinating museums while you’re here. You can also discover the acclaimed art scene in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Union Square to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and pillowtop beds. Ferry Building is a short 20-minute walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel and Chancellor Hotel on Union Square.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in Union Square?
Union Square has 122 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 61 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places to visit in Union Square?
Union Square is notable for landmarks like Flood Building. Known for its museums and theaters, cultural venues include SHN Curran Theatre, Golden Gate Theatre, and SF Playhouse. Westfield San Francisco Centre is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Union Square?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a place recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces or even pubs or old police stations — any building that’s been identified as being of special interest. These types of hotels in Union Square usually retain original qualities like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to place more significance on the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Union Square have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests should expect the popular amenities from a contemporary hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. In Union Square, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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