San Francisco Travel Blog

Visit our San Francisco Travel Blog for interesting and informative articles on all there is to do, see and experience during your next visit to San Francisco!

Whether you're coming for a short visit or an extended stay, our San Francisco Travel Blog provides you with useful information about dining, shopping, attractions, and the best 'Things to do in San Francisco!' 

Our San Francisco Hotel is located in the heart of Union Square and close to all there is to do, see and experience in beautiful San Francisco. 

Our San Francisco Travel Blog is here to give you all the best advise, insight and recommendations for upcoming events, travel tips, 'San Francisco Things to Do' and more.

Also, the staff at Hotel Union Square is here to help you make the most of your visit and to ensure that you have everything you need during your stay.

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Attractions

Choose Hotel Union Square and enjoy beautiful guest rooms and a host of amenities.

February 22, 2018
| By
Cindy L. Smith
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, comfort is key. While nothing can truly take the place of home, the management at Hotel Union Square tries to make you as comfortable as possible when you’re a guest in our San Francisco Hotel...Read more >
Attractions

What does the death of horses and a devastating earthquake have to do with San Francisco cable cars? Read this blog to find out!

February 2, 2018
| By
Cindy L. Smith
San Francisco’s cable cars are an image closely associated with the city, but many don’t know the history. Here’s a brief summary of the rise and fall of San Francisco cable cars...Read more >
Activities

Hop on board the shuttle by the Ferry Building and enjoy a day of wine tastings and more!

January 18, 2018
| By
Jana Free
San Francisco’s proximity to Napa Wine Country makes a tour to the area a must when staying at Hotel Union Square...Read more >
Restaurants

Whether brokering a deal or entertaining a new client, you’ll find great restaurants for a business lunch near Hotel Union Square.

January 9, 2018
| By
Jana Free

There are many great San Francisco Restaurants that are perfect for networking and sealing the deal. In fact, you’ll find a number of the top spots for a San Francisco business lunch right near Hotel Union Square. Whether you’re looking for somewhere casual to meet and hash out details or a place to...

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Activities

Travel under the Golden Gate Bridge, and view top landmarks like Alcatraz and Coit Tower.

December 28, 2017
| By
Jana Free

San Francisco is beautiful from anywhere you look. But, get a glimpse of the city from one of the many San Francisco Bay Cruises and you’re in for a real treat. In a boat on the bay, you can soak up the magnificence of the skyline from a magical vantage point.

Coit Tower, the Transamerica Pyramid,...

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Activities

Enjoy additional value at our ideally-located San Francisco Hotel.

December 12, 2017
| By
Cindy L. Smith
Hotel Union Square’s ideal location, thoughtful amenities, and beautiful guest rooms and suites make us a popular choice with both business and leisure guests. As you plan your stay, take a few minutes to browse our current list of special offers...Read more >