The Westin St. Francis on Union Square is centrally located on Union Square, with a cable car stop at the front door. A landmark since 1904, this hotel is four blocks from Nob Hill and seven blocks from the Moscone Convention Center. North Beach and Chinatown are within 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) of this hotel.
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.
Wireless (high-speed) Internet access is available for a fee. Recreational amenities include a fitness center. The Westin St. Francis on Union Square Health Club and Spa specializes in massage therapies and body treatments including the Pacific Pleasure Sea Salt Glow and the Golden Gate Glycolic Body Treatment. A ride in one of the glass elevators to the guestrooms provides a 32nd-floor view of the City by the Bay.
The Westin St. Francis on Union Square guestrooms include Westin's Heavenly Beds with foot-thick pillowtop mattresses, down comforters and tailored duvets. Rooms feature Heavenly Baths, consisting of dual showerheads with multiple spray options, terry bathrobes, oversized Brazilian combed-cotton bath sheets and spa bath products. Rooms include in-room safes, chandeliers, ornate woodwork, period-style furniture and elaborate draperies. 37-inch flat-screen televisions offer cable programming.