Hotel Cartwright Union Square - San Francisco

ex. Larkspur Hotel Union Square

524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Cartwright Union Square - San Francisco

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 35 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Verified Reviews:

  • Free breakfast was amazing - There was a cable car stop right at the corner of sutter and powell - Free wi-fi was convenient
  • Bath is newly tiled - Reasonablly priced parking - Evening wine reception was fun
  • Coffee machine and bottled water in the room - Room was clean - Cable tv in room - Nice shower with plenty of hot water
  • Bathroom was tiny but modern - Bed was very comfortable - Breakfast provided every morning was very nice
  • Breakfast was quite good - A/c barely worked - Staff was among the friendliest i've ever met - Location was good

Overview

The 3-star Hotel Cartwright Union Square is located near by the local beach. The hotel was opened in 1913, renovated in 2008 and is housed in an 8-storey building.

Thanks to its perfect location, Hotel Cartwright Union Square provides direct access to SFJazz Center, War Memorial Opera House and New Conservatory Theatre Center as well as a theater, a tower and a gallery. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from San Francisco city center.

A market, boutiques and shopping centers are also set close by.

There is BART - Civic Center subway station at a reachable distance. Oakland International airport can be reached by car.

Rooms

Offering a safe, LCD TV, heating, a work desk and a wardrobe, quiet guestrooms boast an antique interior. They are equipped with a fridge, coffee/tea makers and a toaster.

Eat & Drink

The lobby bar has Wi-Fi and an open fireplace to offer and also serves wines, beers and espresso. Guests will enjoy American and Swedish meals at Lori's Diner, which is 50 meters from the property.

Services

A garage, an elevator and a news stand for general use and a slide projector, a meeting room and computers for work can be found on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 35 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   114.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • Pet amenities available
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Data ports
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10.99 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • F Market Street Car
    5000 ft
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    2000 ft
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Lori's Diner (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Sears Fine Foods (cuisine: American, Swedish)
    300 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    3200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    114

Rooms and availability

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Size: 155 sq. feet
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      Size: 260 sq. feet
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        Size: 130 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Cartwright Union Square - San Francisco San Francisco location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • San Francisco
                      1.2 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • F Market Street Car
                      5000 ft
                    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                      1.2 mi
                    Underground stations
                    • BART - Powell St. Station
                      2000 ft
                    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
                      2300 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      400 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Lori's Diner (cuisine: American)
                      100 ft
                    • Sears Fine Foods (cuisine: American, Swedish)
                      300 ft
                    Beaches
                    • North Beach
                      3200 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      8
                    • Number of rooms:
                      114

                    Hotel Cartwright Union Square Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    Popular areas

                    • Nob Hill - 1000 ft

                    Places of interest

                    • InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco - 700 ft
                    • Fairmont Hotel - 1000 ft
                    • Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar - 1000 ft
                    • Xanadu Gallery - 1000 ft

                    Convention centers

                    Shopping areas

                    • Stockton Street - 1400 ft

                    Amusement

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    Museums

                    • San Francisco Performances Inc - 400 ft
                    • California Assembly of Local - 700 ft
                    • Folk Art Intl Foundation - 1000 ft
                    • Jewish Museum San Francisco - 1000 ft
                    • Non Profit Finance Fund - 1400 ft

                    Halls

                    • P S 449 Performance Studios - 400 ft
                    • Renaissance Ballroom - 1400 ft
                    • Post Street Pavilion - 1400 ft

                    Universities, Institutes

                    • Great Western University - 400 ft
                    • Jean Shelton Acting School - 400 ft
                    • Fashion Institute of Design - 1400 ft
                    • Cal Dream Svc - 1400 ft
                    • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - 1400 ft

                    Theaters

                    Business areas

                    • Union square - 700 ft

                    Local attractions

                    • Coit Tower - 5000 ft
                      1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco
                    • Telegraph Hill - 5100 ft
                      Lombard Street at Kearny Street, San Francisco
                    • San Francisco Ballet - 5100 ft
                      401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
                    • St. Mary's Cathedral - 5000 ft
                      1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
                    • San Francisco Opera - 5100 ft
                      San Francisco, CA

                    Near the hotel

                    • Grace Cathedral - 1500 ft
                      1100 California Street, San Francisco
                    • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 1800 ft
                      330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
                    • Chinatown - 2200 ft
                      Grant Avenue, San Francisco
                    • Tin How Temple - 2100 ft
                      125 Waverly Place, San Francisco
                    • Old Cathedral of St. Mary - 1600 ft
                      660 California Street at Grant Avenue, San Francisco
                    • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 2000 ft
                      51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
                    • Cable Car Museum - 2200 ft
                      1201 Mason Street, San Francisco

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Lori's Diner - 100 ft

                      Address: 500 Sutter St
                      Phone: (415) 981-1950

                      76% likes this, based on 901 reviews
                      Cuisine: American
                      Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

                    • Scala's Bistro - 300 ft

                      Address: 432 Powell St
                      Phone: 415-395-8555

                      67% likes this, based on 652 reviews
                      Cuisine: American, Italian, French
                      Price Range: USD 13 - USD 31

                    • Golden Gate Cafe - 200 ft

                      Address: Powell Street and Sutter Street

                      63% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                      Cuisine: American

                    • Sears Fine Foods - 300 ft

                      Address: 439 Powell St
                      Phone: (415) 986-1160

                      63% likes this, based on 1060 reviews
                      Cuisine: American, Swedish

                    • Maru Sushi - 200 ft

                      Address: 529 Powell St
                      Phone: 415-393-9911

                      63% likes this, based on 114 reviews
                      Cuisine: Japanese
                      Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      8
                    • Number of rooms:
                      114
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                    Hotel Cartwright Union Square Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Cartwright Union Square

                    Average guest rating

                    7.6out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 322 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      Great location of the hotel (close to shopping and restaurants). Staff was friendly and helpfull. Breakfast was nice addition. Free wireless internet was working properly and was available in room. Parking was close by.

                      Room was little but it didn't matter to me since I was only sleeping there. Bathroom wasn't big, but very clean. Kind of old elevator, but worked and it didn't bother me. TV could have more programs but we didn't watch it that much to be a problem for us.

                    • Couple
                      5.4

                      I really appreciated the stuff at the reception as well as design of the lobby.

                      I must admit that the rooms were small, noisy and old. Breakfast which includes just coffee, some fruits and bread is not really an breakfast. Moreover I have booked and requested room with kingsize bed and got two separate ones without any apologize or help.

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      Loved the showers and bathrooms, and the fact that breakfast was provided in the lovely dining area. The location was also perfect, and very central to everything.

                      The room was a bit small to store suitcases for two people, but we managed.

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      The location

                      The bed and the outside noice.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      We were delighted with the WHOLE experience. The staff couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. The ambiance was good - the room was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. We'd go back to Larkspur in a heartbeat!

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      The location was great, room was clean.

                      The front desk women wasnt friendly, until I paid her tips. They give me a single bed, but I can easily get a comfotable double bed room with the price I ve paid in the area. Also somehow they ve put me into a room for disables, therefore there s no table for me to put my stuff, no bath tub, shower was not high enough for people above 160cm, also there are water everywhere after a shower. Anyway just expected them to do better!

                    • Group of friends
                      8.8

                      The staff were wonderful, especially Kevin the Porter and The reception staff. They could not have been more helpful. The location was great and the rooms comfortable and good value for money.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      Rates, location, free internet good staff support.

                      duvet - we much prefer blankets

                    • Single
                      9.2

                      I had a warm welcome. The rooms are rather small but have all the comfort you need. The location is excellent, close to public transport hubs, including the Bart that connects with the airport. The hotel has an authentic atmosphere, much better than a 'chain hotel'.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      Very handy location. Right near Union Square. Close to shops and transport. Easy 4-block walk from Powell station (even with luggage) made the bart a simple airport transfer option. Room size was Ok with a writing desk and bed side tables included. Also we left behind some (relatively) expensive facewash which they managed to track down for us. Printer and computer available in downstairs business area.

                      Nothing really, though a refrigerator in the rooms would have been helpful

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      A friendly welcome accompanied by a service-minded staff. The free Wi-Fi was something that was much appreciated and the help from the staff with regard to the need for a transformer for my european outlet on my computer. For the location (Union Square) its worth every dollar it cost to stay there.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      The Larkspur Hotel reflects the comfort style and charm of old San Francisco (even playing old time classic songs of yesteryear through their sound system that you hear as you near the Hotel)..It is located a half block from Union Square area which is the best location to be at in the city for getting around. The quality and rate we got for this past weekend was excellent!

                      Parking is costly and extra.

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      Kevin the Bell Hop was exceptionally friendly and helpful!! A very nice welcome to the city. The reservationist at check-in was also very friendly and helpful in planning our day trips. The location of the hotel is excellent. The rooms are clean but small, but that is typical of city travel.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      Staff was very helpful, friendly, and competent. Hotel was quiet, even in the heart of the city, and very clean and convenient. I would definitely go back.

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      The bed was soooo comfortable. The room was classy but small, Location was great too!

                      I didnt like the size of the room, it was tight. And the walls seemed to be thin. I could hear in the hallway and such,

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Cartwright Union Square - San Francisco San Francisco location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    524 Sutter Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • San Francisco
                      1.2 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • F Market Street Car
                      5000 ft
                    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
                      1.2 mi
                    Underground stations
                    • BART - Powell St. Station
                      2000 ft
                    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
                      2300 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      400 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Lori's Diner (cuisine: American)
                      100 ft
                    • Sears Fine Foods (cuisine: American, Swedish)
                      300 ft
                    Beaches
                    • North Beach
                      3200 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2008
                    • Number of floors:
                      8
                    • Number of rooms:
                      114