A San Francisco landmark since 1904, our hotel has a long and storied history, and has long been considered the center of social, literary and artistic life in San Francisco. Stay in one of our suites with sweeping city views, or choose a specialty suite with even more space for families. And right outside our doors is the equally historic Union Square providing great shopping and dining options, including the famous Macy's West flagship.
THE WESTIN ST. FRANCIS SAN FRANCISCO ON UNION SQUARE
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AWAKEN A SENSE OF WONDER
Be immersed in an iconic destination when you stay at The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square, where we've been welcoming guests since 1904. As the only hotel directly located on Union Square, we provide the perfect starting point for an engaging San Francisco experience. Within walking distance of Chinatown and Northbeach as well as the Embarcadero, we are at the intersection of the glorious past and vibrant present of this incredible city. Steps from our landmark downtown hotel, you can access world-renowned museums or explore extraordinary local shopping, theatre, nightlife and dining. Recharge in elegant guest rooms and suites featuring hints of turn-of-the-20th-century European style and thoughtful amenities that rejuvenate body and mind. Within our storied walls and beyond, embrace all that
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STEEPED IN HISTORY
Discover the best of San Francisco by foot or bicycle. Walk or ride across the Golden Gate Bridge and through Golden Gate Park, or enjoy the hiking and biking trails in Presidio, Lands End and along the waterfront. Head to TPC Harding Park or Presidio for an afternoon of golf. Explore the Embarcadero, get coffee and empanadas at the Ferry Building and check out the weekend Farmers Market. If you're feeling truly adventurous, you can bike all the way to Sausalito.
Walk to the waterfront and stroll through Ghirardelli Square, a historic landmark and point of interest for chocolate lovers of all ages. As the original site of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory, this sprawling complex still turns out world-famous confections day after day. Come for the sweet smell of chocolate that fills the air, and stay to check out the dozens of retail shops and eateries.
Tour Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay and learn about the complex history of this small island, once a fort, a military prison and a maximum-security federal penitentiary. Take a ferry and hike the scenic trails of the Tiburon Peninsula, or visit Sausalito and enjoy the souvenir shops, boutiques and restaurants along the water. Drive up to Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County, where majestic redwood trees awaken a sense of wonder.
CHATEAU MONTELENA WINE TASTING
Sip Napa Valley wines at the Chateau Montelena tasting room, located within the lobby of The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square. It is the only tasting room outside of the Chauteau. While this popular winery is known for its award-winning Chardonnay, they also serve a selection of red wines, including an excellent Cabernet Sauvignon.
ARTS & CULTURE
Connect with San Francisco's celebrated art scene at the world-renowned museums and galleries throughout the city. Spend an afternoon at California Academy of Sciences, one of the largest museums of natural history in the world. View the modern and contemporary works on display at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, or see the ancient objects, 18th-century French art and more at Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum.