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The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

This small quaint hotel is just 2 blocks from Union Square, downtown San Francisco. The location is excellent for shopping, dinning, business meetings and tourist attractions. No need for a car here as it is within walking distance to many of the city's most popular hot spots. Transit is close by so transportation via bus, Bart, Muni or ferry is...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Eunice. Thank you very much for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and happy you were able to take advantage of the public transportation options here in San Francisco. We will share this with our team. Have a great day! Cheers.

austin, tx
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Good value in a good location for touring Union Sq. One block away. A city hotel with modern remodeled rooms. Self parked 1 block away for a relatively good price. No breakfast but coffee in comfortable lobby and discounts at diner next door. Friendly staff. Plenty of power outlets. Coffee in room. Good shower. Bathroom small but ok for us....

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We appreciate the feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be certain to share your review with our team. Have a great day and Happy Holidays!

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This hotel has some great features, including location, some newly renovated rooms, and very friendly and helpful staff members. I really liked the decor of the room I got, which was very efficiently laid out, with excellent lighting, work spaces, and electrical outlets, including USB charging ports as well as regular A/C outlets built in to the top of the...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the feedback! Have a great day and Happy Holidays!

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Cartwright Hotel was a nice homely hotel in its appearance and we liked the room although it was small compared to other hotels that we stayed during our visit. It was nice to see all the history of the cartwright Hotel displayed along the walls such as old newspaper articles and promotions as well as pictures. Working in management...

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Niall. Thank you so much for your feedback and staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are glad you enjoyed the charm and history of the hotel. I would like to apologize for some of the FD staff. I would like to get more details from you, please email me at rnavas@carthotel.com This way we can...

Missoula, United States
Reviewed 20 December 2016

So nice being downtown that we didn't need to rent a car, and were able to take the BART to and from the airport. The free coffee and tea in the morning was a nice perk. Room was small, but we really didn't need more space. Lobby was decorated nice for Christmas. Good vibes all around.

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Linzien. Thank you for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the Union Square area. Public transportation is very easy in our part of San Francisco. Happy Holidays, have a great day! Cheers.

San Jose, California
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good service Good size rooms very comfortable. I like the room lay out it makes it very easy to be able to spend time with family and friends. I would recommend for anyone visiting San Francisco to stay.

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Victoriano, thank you for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel. We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for recommending us. Have a great day! Cheers.

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The reason i booked Cartwright was it's location and reviews. After staying there i was happy with my decision and what i got. Cartwright gave me what i needed (location, rooms & service) The receptionist lady was a better concierge than their official concierge. Special thanks to her for her genuine care and assistance.

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello Jimmy. Thank you very much for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and got what you were looking for. We hope to have you back again. Have a great day. Cheers!

Hydesville, CA
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stayed here because I had to add a day to my trip to The City, and my other hotel was booked. Overall a pleasant experience. The hotel is dated, like many of the other smaller hotels in the Union Square area, but the service is very friendly, the rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable. There is a coffee...

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Hello Jeff. Thank you very much for the review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. We are glad you had a good stay with us. Have a great day and we hope you come back again soon. Cheers!

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My husband and I booked this hotel after he surprised me with a trip to San Francisco. With less than a week to book something and little experience on tourist attractions, I booked this hotel based on its proximity to Union Square. We took the BART from the airport and got off at Powell Station. The BART is very manageable....

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Ronnie N, Manager at The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square, BW Premier Collection, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for your review and for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. I am very happy you had a great time here in beautiful San Francisco and were able to take advantage of the 7 day MUNI pass. Our location really cannot be beat! I do apologize about not having fridges in the...

Carmel, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I stayed at this property prior to the renovations and I could see that it needed updating. The current management is doing a good job of renovating the rooms. This trip I stayed in one of the newly renovated rooms. The decor is simple but very comfortable and modern. The result is a very comfortable place to stay for a...

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Hello, thank you for the feedback. We would also like to say thank you for staying with us at The Cartwright Hotel Union Square. I am very happy you enjoyed the renovations in the rooms. We will be sure to share this feedback with our team. Have a great day!

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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