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Often called the heart of San Francisco, Union Square ranks among the city's top shopping destinations. Bordered by designer boutiques and the flagship stores of a few international brands, this historic one-block plaza frequently serves as the venue of various entertainment and political events. There are several hotels in this vibrant neighbourhood, most of which are on the swankier – and pricier – end of the spectrum. Expect room rates around Union Square to shoot up during the summer months (June to August), when tourist crowds in San Francisco are thickest. Plan a winter trip instead (December to January) if you want to get the cheapest hotel prices.

What are the Top Hotels in Union Square

The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square has an enviable address directly on Union Square, and there's a cable car stop right outside its doorstep. This upscale hotel features 3 restaurants, 3 bars, and a health club. Besides casual, contemporary lodging, the San Francisco Marriott Marquis offers a fitness centre and a spa. After a day of shopping, you can enjoy a nightcap at the scenic cocktail bar on the 39th floor. The lavish Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco first opened its doors in 1875. Its facilities include 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and a gym.

Where are the best areas for Hotels in Union Square?

There's only one hotel right on Union Square, but other accommodations in the neighbourhood are just within a few blocks of the well-known plaza. Most are within a couple of blocks on the square's western side. Wherever you choose to lodge, you'll be surrounded by restaurants, bars, and boutiques. You can stay along Powell Street, O'Farrell Street, or Ellis Street for close proximity to the iconic San Francisco cable car's route. Geary Street borders San Francisco's Theater District, and staying here puts you close to The Curran and The Geary theatres, 2 historic landmarks that date from the early 20th century. There's also a handful of hotels 3 blocks south of Union Square, near Powell Street cable car station and Powell Street BART station. The latter is directly connected to Westfield San Francisco Centre.

What are Hotels like in Union Square?

The selection of accommodations surrounding The City by the Bay's storied shopping plaza mostly consists of upscale hotels. These posh properties typically feature multiple dining venues – many hotels in the area have hip gastropubs or cocktail bars – indoor or outdoor pools, and fitness centres, some of which remain open round the clock. A number of hotels close to Union Square have been welcoming guests for over a century, or are housed in historic buildings.

How much do Hotels typically cost in Union Square?

Union Square is a high-end neighbourhood, so you can expect to shell out a lot of money for a room in this area. A number of hotels, particularly those closest to the iconic square, will set you back around S$220 to S$250 per night. The more laid-back venues cost about S$180 to S$200 a night. If you want to save on San Francisco lodging near Union Square, you can keep an eye out for great rates and special deals on Hotels.com, which can considerably reduce room prices.

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