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Reviewed 3 August 2013

Hotel was a bit old, but in a great location. We had a double room which was good for the family as we could close to the door and let kids sleep while we watched tv. Our bed was a bit of the small side (and we are not big people)The free breakfast in the Daily Grill was nice, only...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Melanie O, Thank you for choosing the Handlery and I am pleased that you and your family enjoyed your visit. I was also happy to see that you enjoyed your meals in the popular Daily Grill which is just off our lobby. Thank you again for staying with us. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Reviewed 2 August 2013

Stayed here at the start of a three week USA tour from the UK. We had a 2 queen bedded room on the 6th floor in the premier section at the back of the hotel overlooking O'Farrell St. Check in was easy, friendly & helpful staff. The room was quite large and very clean although a couple of things were...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear csrjuk, Thank you for providing your comments on your stay at the Handlery. I am glad you enjoyed our hotel and I have corrected the issues that you brought to my attention. We hope to have you back soon and thank you again for choosing to stay with us. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Reviewed 31 July 2013

I stayed at the Handlery on july 27th, room 233, with my small dog. The room was very small, and the window was facing a wall so not much light coming in. The whole hotel is old and room outdated, especially the bathroom. They charge $42 for the car parking which is the usual fee in SF area, and $25...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Worldsbeauty, Thank you for your input and I am sorry that not all aspects of your stay were enjoyable. Our rooms do vary in size in the Historic Section and I wish you had contacted me as I am sure I could have found accommodations that would have met your needs. I am checking into your issue with the...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed in a historic King room which was large and nicely decorated. There was a bit of music from the street until about 9pm but then it was quiet. The free breakfast offer that we got was good, although we did find it was busy everyday so there was a small wait. We thought Union Square was a good...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HullChris1, Thank you for visiting from the UK and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Handlery. We hope to see you cross the big pond and visit San Francisco again. Thanks for staying with us. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

This hotel is in a fabulous location, in the heart of Union Square, San Francisco. We usually like to stay in quite nice hotels, however as we did this trip on a budget, we took a punt and booked The Handlery; we were not disappointed at all! Rooms are large enough, clean and totally adequate and believe me, you won't...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AussiePatron, Thanks for posting your review on TripAdvisor about your recent stay at our hotel. I was pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel offered great value for the money. Hope to have you come back from OZ again. Cheers, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 July 2013

You can't get a better location in SF, right in the heart of things, close to public transport and the Westfield shopping centre. The rooms are a bit on the small side, but otherwise fine. The concierge is very helpful and gives all kind of tips. The restauarnt, "The Daily Grill" was pretty good, but is very popular for breakfast...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul N. Thank you for staying recently at the Handlery Union Square Hotel. I am pleased you found our location ideal and the service from our staff helpful. I hope when you return to San Francisco you will again stay with us. Thanks again for choosing to stay at the Handlery. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Taking our grandson on vacation, we primarily chose the Handlery because they were the best option we could find for adjoining rooms. We stayed in the back section -- and had a balcony overlooking O'Farrell Street. Loved the rooms -- comfortable, clean and more spacious than expected. We had purchased muni passes for the week long stay. Upon arrival, Hermie...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary B., Thanks for visiting from Charlotte and staying at the Handlery. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay along with our central location. We look forward to having you back from North Carolina. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Our first stop the west coast and first visit to San Francisco. We were very pleased with the hotel we had a double queen in the historic section of the hotel. The room was spacious, lots of space to put your clothes, comfy beds and pillows. All the staff we encountered were friendly. The concierge guys were amazing and extremely...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jmdelaney40, Thank you for choosing the Handlery Union Square Hotel on your recent visit to the City by the Bay. I was pleased that you loved our location on Union Square and your dining experiences in the popular Daily Grill were good. Thank you again for staying with us. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Chico, California
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The extras abound here. Free wi fi, snacks, bottled water and amenities add to the value. If a traveler wants to be near everything at Union Square the Handley is perfect. Pop out of the garage and a coffee shop is right there orany number of eateries. Good water pressure on the showers andacomfortable bed.

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Colin B, Thanks for your review of our hotel and I was pleased to see you enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you found our location ideal and our beds comfortable. Hope to have you come down from Chico again. Sincerely, Jon S. Handlery President, Handlery Hotels

Reviewed 28 July 2013

Stayed here for the last 5 days of our honeymoon and this was our fourth hotel in 15 days so we Wanted somewhere relaxing but central.the handlery is just off union square close to many shops restaurants and attractions and a simple bus or trolley ride from everywhere. The rooms are a little old fashioned but are clean and full...

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HandleryHotelsMgr, Owner at Handlery Union Square Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linda C, First and foremost, congratulations on your marriage. I am happy that you spent some of your honeymoon at our hotel and you enjoyed your stay. I will let the manager at the Daily Grill know how much you enjoyed your dining experiences. Thank you again for choosing the Handlery and we hope to have you back on...

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The Handlery Union Square Hotel is located in the heart of San Francisco's Union Square, within walking distance of world class shops, the Moscone Center, and the Powell Street cable car line. All 377 rooms feature wireless Internet access, mini refrigerators, and in-room safes. Enjoy traditional accommodations in the Historic Section or luxurious, oversized rooms in the Club Section. The hotel features on site valet parking, an outdoor heated pool, sauna, and room service. ... more   less 

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Address: 351 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-1801
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $248 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Handlery Union Square Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 377
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Handlery Union Square San Francisco
Hotel Handlery Union Square
Handlery Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#57 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#59 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#66 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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“poolside to minimize night noise from street”
 of 5 bubbles mammacitarita, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“This is an old property. You will hear street noise, part of the charm is hearing the cable car bells/music from bands in the park.”
 of 5 bubbles kvogel3748, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with the garden balcony overlooking the pool, but if you are a smoker, you will still have to go outside.”
 of 5 bubbles shinfl, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family suite we were in was 521 no view but quite and could sleep up to 6.”
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“Make sure you are clear on your request for a street view room.”
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