The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

Welcome to The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

Experience the Best Hotel Suites in Downtown San Francisco

Timeless yet modern, The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square has been offering guests a warm welcome and an enriching, restorative stay since its opening in 1904. With its turn-of-the-20th-century European style, our downtown San Francisco hotel blends elegance with contemporary enhancements. At this standout amongst Downtown San Francisco hotels, where views are plentiful, you can host events in venues and ballrooms where the finest big bands once played. As the only hotel directly on Union Square, it is steps away to the Financial District and Moscone Convention Center. And with cable cars just outside our front doors, we are at the intersection of the glorious past and vibrant present of this incredible city.

Entrance change during transformation
We're thrilled to share that the hotel will be introducing a new restaurant and lobby bar later this year. As we embark on these exciting enhancements, we kindly ask guests to access the hotel via 350 Geary Street.

Now Open - Westin Club Lounge

Introducing our Westin Club Lounge, exclusively for valued Platinum, Titanium, and Ambassador Marriott Bonvoy members plus one guest. Enjoy complimentary breakfast buffet, house-made pastries, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages daily. Hors d'oeuvres Sun-Thu 5pm – 7pm with wine and beer for purchase. Elevate your stay with us!

Club Lounge



Enjoy a variety of unique suite types across two towers, many with sweeping views of San Francisco and up to 1,900 square feet of separate living and dining spaces.

Newly Renovated Luxury Suites: Discover the Difference!

Our newly renovated suites offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort, with stunning views of San Francisco and all the amenities you need for a truly unforgettable stay Location.

Luxury Suite
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Prepare for Your Upcoming Stay

Guests may pre-purchase their amenities now, send to friends or family staying at the hotel, or reach out to our concierge team directly.

An Iconic Union Square Hotel in San Francisco

Discover the Elegance of our Iconic San Francisco Hotel

The Westin St. Francis is a vibrant, iconic destination in San Francisco. We are the only hotel directly located on Union Square, with cable cars stopping just outside our doors. All of the city’s best shopping, theatre, nightlife and dining options are just steps away, and we are only a short walk from the Financial District, Embarcadero, Chinatown and Moscone Convention Center. A remarkable storied landmark in its second century.


Discover San Francisco

A visit to San Francisco offers endless opportunities for exploration.


Eat Well and Drink Well

At The Westin St. Francis, we believe guests should eat well and drink well. We offer an array of delicious experiences.

Meetings & Events

Host your event at The Westin St. Francis on Union Square, with some of the most unique events space in San Francisco.

Unique Meeting Spaces

Experience over 56,000 square feet of space with over 35 meeting rooms featuring the latest technology and our expert onsite event staff.

St. Francis Suite

Stately Elegance and Stylish Ambiance

We are renowned for the most spectacular wedding venues in Northern California, featuring unmatched floor-to-ceiling views of the city.

Mission Bay


The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square

335 Powell Street, San Francisco, California, USA, 94102

Tel: +1 415-397-7000
Garage Parking

Overnight $78.00 + tax, $93.00 + tax for oversized vehicles or SUV’s. Hotel features 22 Electric Vehicle charging stations available for $15 each, per day


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

A Historic Union Square Hotel in San Francisco

A San Francisco landmark since 1904, our hotel has a long and storied history, and has hosted countless royalty, celebrities and politicians over the years.

Historic - Landmark Lobby, 1930's
Historic - The “Little St. Francis”
Little St. Francis

The “Little St. Francis” opened its doors forty days after the 1906 earthquake and fire with 106 guests on its register.

Historic - First Cater-Out
First Cater-Out

The first St. Francis cater-out was served by Master Chef Victor Hirtzler and Maître d’hotel James Woods in Union Square following the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906.

Historic - Mural Room, 1935
Mural Room, 1935

The Mural Room was located in the same area that is now the front desk. This room was enjoyed for its big band entertainers, dancing and dining up to 1970. Headliners such as Merv Griffin, Hilo Hattie and Count Basie performed in this popular restaurant and nightclub.

Historic - Landmark Lobby, 1930's
Landmark Lobby, 1930's

Perhaps the many literary figures who flocked to The St. Francis inspired this reading room just off the lobby in the early thirties.

Standard King

Look Forward to the Rest

From the plush-top mattress and crisp sateen linens to the richly woven blanket, you can find everything you need to bring the unparalleled comfort of a Heavenly Bed to your home at the Westin Store.

Westing Gear Lending

Travel Light. Stay Motivated.

Stay active and feeling your best when traveling. Westin has teamed up with Hyperice and Bala to bring you innovative recovery products and total body strength training equipment during your stay.

Man Stretching Legs

Westin Keeps You Moving

Westin has partnered with Strava to help you maintain your workout routine and explore the local surroundings. View our hotel’s WestinWORKOUT ® Route on Strava and unlock more features with a complimentary subscriber trial.


2024 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Hotel
2023 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
2023 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

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