The Marker Hotel - Union Square

Union Square, San Francisco

Virgin rating

The hotel

Put yourself slap-bang in the middle of some of San Francisco’s most fashionable theatres, restaurants, and sights. The boutique Marker Hotel is a great base — and its energy matches its setting. It was built in 1910 but you can still see its ‘Beaux Arts’ beauty in the lobby’s floor-to-ceiling fireplace and grand marble staircase. The hotel’s anything but olde-worlde though, with little touches like WiFi, and a Hydration Station providing fruit and herb infused water on tap.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Valet parking

Where is it

In the Tenderloin/Lower Nob Hill area of San Francisco, near Union Square’s shopping, the theatre district, museums, and endless dining. The hotel is also close to the Financial District and Moscone Convention Center. Transfer time from San Francisco International airport: 15 minutes.

Hotel information

201 rooms and suites on 7 floors. All with flat-screen LCD TV with on-demand movies, WiFi access*, iHome alarm clock radio, telephone, honour bar* (stocked with gourmet and organic treats), safe, hairdryer, bathrobes, iron and board. In-room Yoga & Wellness Kits available (on request, subject to availability). Queen Rooms have 1 king-size or 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Deluxe Rooms with 1 king-size bed, 1 queen-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Junior Suites feature a living room and bedroom with 1 king-size bed and 1 queen-size sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Tratto (restaurant and bar serving rustic Italian fare, open for breakfast, dinner and drinks, with daily happy hour). Complimentary morning tea and coffee (in lobby Living Room, 7:00-10:00am). Hydration Station (fruit and herb infused water). 24-hour room service*. In-room spa services*. Steam room. Whirlpool. 24-hour fitness centre. Concierge. Complimentary WiFi. Valet parking $58, $64 for SUVs, plus tax per night (payable locally, subject to change).

As a special offer for Virgin Atlantic Holidays' customers, the resort fee is included in the rate, saving $39.90 per night (subject to change). 

Resort fee includes: - Coffee and tea daily - Standard WiFi in guest rooms - Fitness room access - Yoga mats/fitness kit - Newspapers in lobby - Local and long distance phone calls. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

* Denotes local charge.

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Traveller rating

  • Excellent (1947)
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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Amazing hotel with wonderful staff

Apr 1, 2024 Thania R

This hotel made my trip a pretty cool experience. You know when you are staying in a good hotel automatically makes your stay 100x better . From the hotel to our room being really clean to the whole staff being amazing everyone was so nice and friendly. Nessa, Blanca & Mitch. From the rest of the Valet parking being so nice but didn't get the rest… Read more
This hotel made my trip a pretty cool experience. You know when you are staying in a good hotel automatically makes your stay 100x better . From the hotel to our room being really clean to the whole staff being amazing everyone was so nice and friendly. Nessa, Blanca & Mitch. From the rest of the Valet parking being so nice but didn't get the rest of their names. Truly nice hotel with excellent staff. When I come to San Francisco I will forsure stay at The Marker no hesitation. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Lovely hotel, great location.

Mar 29, 2024 marchtraveler2024

We had a great time staying at the Marker. Its location is perfect for exploring San Francisco. Transportation is easy to reach and the staff is very courteous. The hotel itself is beautiful. We loved the very cosy lobby with fireplaces where we can relax and even catch up with work when needed.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Fantastic Stay

Mar 19, 2024 stuartsanderson Doncaster, United Kingdom

Stayed here for 2 nights. Walking distance to train station. Hotel staff so helpful we asked for a kettle in the room and they brought us one. The reusable water bottles were a great touch. Reception staff were lovely and really helpful. Went into bar and restaurant attached to the hotel for a drink but never ate there so can't comment on the… Read more
Stayed here for 2 nights. Walking distance to train station. Hotel staff so helpful we asked for a kettle in the room and they brought us one. The reusable water bottles were a great touch. Reception staff were lovely and really helpful. Went into bar and restaurant attached to the hotel for a drink but never ate there so can't comment on the food although what i saw looked good. Would definitely stay at this hotel again it was the perfect base to explore the city. Read less
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Mar 11, 2024 Beste E

First of all, I feel very comfortable at The Marker San Francisco Hotel as we are at home. The staff at the front desk and housekeeping were very polite and helpful. The hotel has a perfect location. Very close to Union Square and a safe place. I had a good sleep because bed and pillows were so comfortable. The bathroom was clean, and hot water… Read more
First of all, I feel very comfortable at The Marker San Francisco Hotel as we are at home. The staff at the front desk and housekeeping were very polite and helpful. The hotel has a perfect location. Very close to Union Square and a safe place. I had a good sleep because bed and pillows were so comfortable. The bathroom was clean, and hot water was ok. The elevators smell very good. It was a great pleasure for me to drink my tea near the fireplace in the early morning. Tea and Coffee are complimentary. Music is great in the lobby, especially it felt nice to wake up to a classic American day with Frank Sinatra in the lobby. Wi-fi was pretty good. When I come to SF, I will stay in The Marker San Francisco again. Read less
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Mar 6, 2024 F P

Best hotel to stay close to union square front desk, Blanca was very helpful people like her will make you come back!!! Don’t mind the homeless they don’t bother anyone just go about your day . 525 jones st target parking is the one we use $40 overnight parking is the cheapest .