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Hillsboro
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a comfortable bed, don't choose this hotel. The beds are hard as rocks and the bedding is old ... the down comforters are so used that there is virtually no down left at all. Very disappointing. However, great location, friendly and helpful staff, and big rooms with interesting décor. If the beds were better, I would...

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Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Marker for 3 nights to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. It's located just a few blocks from shops and restaurants in Union Square. There was a mix up with our reservation and the front desk staff was very accommodating and pleasant. The room was a little small,but it was clean and well maintained...

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Amsterdam-zuidoost
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel meet expectations. Stayed in hotel in December for usd 189,-- per night, this stay was usd 849,--. Quite a big difference for the same accomodation as in December. Understood that rooms were fully booked due to an event.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel was our base, for my first visit to SF over New Years. Overall pretty happy, but it wasn't as awesome as we were expecting. The website and photos make it look a lot better than it was. This hotel would be a lot cheaper if it wasn't in SF! Service was great at reception. Pros: -Located right near...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at the Marker Hotel. It was for just one-night, but it had all of the qualities I look for in a hotel. The room had a nice ambience to it-pleansantly decorated and colorful; the location couldn't have been better-just few short blocks from Union Square; and the staff were friendly and helpful. Unfortunately I got...

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New York, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's our first time staying at the Marker Hotel. The hotel location is very convenient and only a few blocks away from the Union Square. Front Desk and Housekeeing staff are very friendly and helpful. Our room is very comfortable. Our room is facing Geary street, sometimes it can be noisy at night.

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California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Marker Hotel for New Year's Eve. The hotel was very nice and clean, and beautifully decorated for the holidays! Taylor and Eddie checked us in, and they were both very friendly and funny! Needless to say, check-in was very smooth. All of the staff throughout the hotel were very friendly, quick to greet us and offer...

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, responded to this review

Hello Sew T Happy New year, and thank you for sharing your experience with us at The Marker San Francisco! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will be sure to share your kind words with Taylor and Eddie- I am honored to have such great agents on our team. We hope to see...

Pacific Grove
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff was fantastic from valet to the front desk to house cleaning to the restaurant. The rooms were extremely comfortable and clean. Everyone was gracious and went out of their way to assist us if we needed anything. Fantastic location just blocks from Union Square. I'll definitely be back!

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Greetings karenlB6283OK, Thank you for sharing your "excellent" experience at The Marker San Francisco! We would love to have you back to make your next experience just as great! We hope to see you again soon! Best, -Clayton Director of Guest Experience

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great, but valet parking was insanely expensive. Also breakfast was very expensive, even though what we ordered and ate was very basic. The staff was very helpful, and very nice, and very welcoming. the lobby was beautiful, and location was handy, however, transvestite hooker chilling outside the Walgreen's across the block detracted from the experience, but it's not...

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Hello lucinam2017, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, and providing your valued feedback. We would love to have you back with us the next time you visit The City- feel free to reach out to us before your next stay so we can make your next visit even better! Best, -Clayton Director of Guest Experience

Frankfort, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was comfortable and clean. The staff was very accommodating and willing to assist if you need it. They are very friendly and always greet you as you walk through the door, which gives you a nice at home feeling. I was only there for a few days for work, but if I go back I would likely stay...

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Greetings shannav2017, Thank you for your excellent feedback on your recent stay with us at The Marker San Francisco! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and location, we love to hear that. I am especially happy to hear the great feedback on my staff, which I will be sure to pass along to them! We...

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of downtown San Francisco, The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, is located just steps away from the historic beauty of Union Square. Distinct among San Francisco's lifestyle hotels, the signature warmth permeates the property from the service to the design of the interiors. Surrounded by the city's top theaters, restaurants, museums and shops, the urban boutique hotel features 208 newly renovated, vibrant and stylish guestrooms. The Marker celebrates the vibrancy of the city and the dynamism of its guests through innovative programming and thoughtful service. Guests can enjoy thoughtful special amenities including unlimited PressReader access for the digital newsstand, bicycle rentals to explore the city, in-room spa services and more. The lobby living room's plush, over-sized couches and curated local activations beckon guests to stay a while and soak in the comfortable, social atmosphere while unique programs, steeped in local authenticity, connect guests to the best of the destination. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's new dining concept, Tratto, a spirited bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities and casual, communal-style dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marker San Francisco

Address: 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102 (Formerly Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: £176 - £466 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Marker San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#25 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#32 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#35 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“room 406 no view, but very quiet”
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