The Westin St. Francis is the only hotel that actually sits on Union Square. The main building dates back to 1904, and many public areas boast the ornate columns, intricate woodwork and other design elements from this era. Perhaps the property’s most famous feature is its Magenta Grandfather Clock, a popular place for people to meet. Today the property comprises two separate buildings: the historic main building and a newer tower. Three on-site restaurants offer a host of dining options.
In a building that dates back to 1904, The Westin St. Francis on Union Square is consistently named to Conde Naste Travelers’ “Gold List.” A $40 million renovation in 2009 added fresh sophistication to several key areas including the Main Lobby and guestrooms in the Main Building.
The magnificent lobby, with marble columns, gilded ceilings and crystal chandeliers, leads to an arcade of exclusive shops and the famed Michael Mina Restaurant. The Clock Bar in the Main Lobby showcases columns adorned with colored glass and clocks showing the time in cities around the world.
Accommodations are spread across two buildings. In the historic main building, with 629 rooms and 24 suites, standard lodging is accented by crown molding and ornate chandeliers. In the newer tower, with 566 rooms and 35 suites, the experience is more modern. All rooms come standard with flat-screen televisions, signature Westin Heavenly beds, plush robes and safes. Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access are available in all rooms (fees apply). Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.
Three on-site restaurants provide a number of options for meals. Bourbon Steak, Michael Mina‘s newest creation, is a West Coast spin on the traditional steakhouse; the Oak Room offers a more traditional menu. Caruso’s is the most casual of the three, offering light snacks and coffee in the lobby lounge.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel’s 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
The Chateau Montelena Tasting Room
Bringing a taste of Napa Valley to San Francisco, The Westin St. Francis at Union Square is home to the city’s newest tasting room by Chateau Montelena Winery. Located just off the Landmark Lobby, guests and the general public are invited to taste the extensive selection of wines from the historic, renowned Napa Valley winery.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including a health club, a sauna, and a steam room. Additional amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), gift shops/newsstands, and shopping on site.
Spa & Fitness
The St. Francis Renewal Spa & WestinWORKOUT in The Westin St. Francis on Union Square hotel offers a 4,600 square foot of state-of-the-art space featuring a strength / cardio room with the latest aerobic equipment, two spa treatment rooms and two locker rooms with steam rooms. Discover a sanctuary where physical strength meets spiritual wellness, from cutting-edge fitness equipment to the most unique body treatments in San Francisco. The spa is available to the public, while the fitness center is available to hotel guests only.
Featured amenities include a business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Planning an event in San Francisco? This hotel has 56,000 square feet (5203 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms.
With a stay at The Westin St Francis on Union Square, you’ll be centrally located in San Francisco, steps from Union Square and San Francisco Magic Parlor. This 4-star hotel is close to Lombard Street and Fisherman’s Wharf.
The Westin St Francis on Union Square
335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, US
Opened: March 21, 1904
Phone: (800) 937-8461