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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is old, not clean, in a bad position (close to the center but in Tenderloin district...not safe zone of the city, let's see informations on the web). There is not air conditioned and not heating in the rooms. Attention: many rooms are facing to a court, were at 5:00 am -6:00 am start working noises and you will...

Thank Edoardo C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent 4 nights at the Union Square Plaza last week/ I didn't book the room. Found out after checking in, no AC. Uncomfortable temp until the wee hours. The bed was the worst. I honestly believe I could feel every spring in the bed. Not much sleeping. One washcloth for 2 people. The last night...no washcloth at all. Desk attendants...

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

At the heart of everything you want to see in San Fransisco. Staff tremendously helpful and friendly. Rooms are small and a little tired and dated..however that is reflected in the cost. Considering our visit was for sightseeing we used the hotel for sleeping and a base, and for this it was adequate.

Thank MicknAnnDoncaster
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Needs atleast small fridge in room or at minimum an ice machine in hotel. Plus although air con prob not required in San Francisco do need at minimum a fan in room as way too noisy to keep windows open at night. Very helpful staff and as mentioned a++ location

Thank Kain W
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This was the most terrible hotel where we ever stay ! Small beds , dirty walls and floor ! Very noisy , Couldn't open the window ! Smells terrible in the whole hotel ! Do not go there ! It's in middle of SF so very expensieve parking $ 35,- for 24 hours

Thank Ton en Wanja L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If this is the style & type of accomadation that is the offering of San Francisco then I will never return but stay in L A and have a day tour. When I say daylight at midnight my room was at the back of this Hotel facing a multi story parking station across a laneway, noise no problem BUT paper...

Thank Ron W
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I stayed only one night, during the flight stopover. it's located at the center of the city, so you can walk around to catch a glimpse of San Francisco. Also it's close to Trolley line. The hotel building and the furniture seem quite old, but just enough for a traveler like me who use hotels only to sleep.

1Thank Jiyoung0011
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I was a little worried after reading some of their reviews but I was pleasantly surprised. I arrived early & didn't expect them to have a room ready for me but the lovely man on the front desk moved a few things around so I didn't have to wait. He was rushed off his feet doing 10 things at once...

Thank nic_bec75
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The hotel itself is just ok, but it has a great location and you can move to pretty much anywhere from there. The hotel amenities are limited, but the staff is really helpful and tell you how to be in the city

1Thank FRMZ
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A reminder, this is a cheap/standard hotel, it's only expensive because it's in the heart of San Francisco. With that in mind... For those who doesn't want noise at night or early morning ask for the rooms in the middle of the building such as ##5, ##6, ##7 according to the room map (see uploaded photo) these are the ones...

Thank Redshirts889

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Staying in Union Square

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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.
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Additional Information about Union Square Plaza Hotel

Address: 432 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $154 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Union Square Plaza Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 72
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Dont expect 5 star ... rooms were small but adequate.”
 of 5 bubbles Nicrisky, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet rooms”
 of 5 bubbles F9513QJmartac, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Maybe a front room or a room with at least a blind to block out light at night”
 of 5 bubbles 66ronw, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“See uploaded photos on which room number is best”
  • Room map, inside room are quite if little noise brothers you
 of 5 bubbles Redshirts889, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“city llfe is around though the noise is going up......”
 of 5 bubbles brdeschamps2016, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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