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Image of The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection
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Safety index

84 out of 100

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Safe area

Business

Pet-friendly

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The Cartwright Hotel - Union Square BW Premier Collection

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8.1

Good (4,059 ratings)

San Francisco, United States - 

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140 m Union Square

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840 m San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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1.05 km Moscone Convention Center

Hotel Overview

The Cartwright Hotel-Union Square is a well-reviewed hotel located in the heart of San Francisco. Based on user reviews, it appears to offer a blend of historic charm combined with modern conveniences, making it a comfortable and appealing choice for travelers interested in exploring the city.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

Location

  1. Location: Situated ideally for exploring San Francisco, especially near shopping and dining areas.
  2. Staff Friendliness: The staff is noted for being very welcoming and helpful, enhancing the guest experience.
  3. Ambiance: A charming atmosphere that reflects the area's history, providing a unique stay.
  4. Cleanliness: High standards of cleanliness throughout the hotel are consistently mentioned.
  5. Amenities: Although modest, the amenities provided are appreciated for their quality and convenience.
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Area for improvement

Parking

Kitchen

Air Conditioning

  1. Room Size: Rooms are frequently described as smaller than expected, which can be uncomfortable for some guests.
  2. Soundproofing: Lack of effective soundproofing, leading to noise issues from both inside and outside the hotel.
  3. Price: Some guests feel that the prices are a bit high for the value received, especially considering the room sizes and amenities.
  4. Facility Aging: Although charming, some areas of the hotel show signs of aging and may need updates or repairs.
  5. Additional Fees: Unexpected extra fees for services like parking have been a point of contention for some guests.

Amenities

Free WiFi

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Business services

Business services

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Coffee and tea in common areas

Library

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RateScore

Total 4,059 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.2

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7.7

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8.4

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4.0/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

271 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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booking

812 Reviews

7.7 / 10

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expedia

1,010 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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google

859 Reviews

4.0 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,107 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service

Location

Cleanliness

Sleep

Bathroom

Amenities

Atmosphere

Parking

Transit

Kitchen

Bar

Breakfast

Air Conditioning

Accessibility

Safety

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Food

Entertainment

Business

Wi-Fi

Family

Restaurant

Couples

Fitness

Gym

Property was mentioned 369 times

20% Negative69% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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steven domurat6 months ago
4/5Google icon

Building is old and rooms are small but very clean and lots of character. Has a walk-in closet with a lit mirror and table. Bathroom is tiny and difficult to step out of shower. Staff very friendly. All in all a good experience and would stay again

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Josh8 months ago
5/5Google icon

The rooms are tiny and the building is very old. You gotta be aware of that going in. But when you put that aside, the rooms are clean and have a lot of modern touches including ample outlets and USB ports and a comfy bed. Front desk is helpful and very nice. Felt very safe especially with the key access to even get into the hotel after evening.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 114

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Number of floors 8

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Idle

13

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119

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51

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Union Square

140 m

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

840 m

Moscone Convention Center

1.05 km

Embarcadero Center

1.12 km

Ferry Building

1.5 km

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Getting around

Powell St & Sutter St Stop

Nearby

San Francisco Station

1.5 km

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Airports Nearby

San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)

12.5 km

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Restaurants

Golden Gate Tap Room

Nearby

McDonald's

140 m

Shelton Theater

Nearby

OneUp Restaurant & Lounge

210 m

Pacific Cocktail Haven

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

64 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

33 out of 100

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San Francisco safety index

Safety

Crime

84

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

84 out of 100

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Women safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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90

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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63

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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91

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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60

62

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

62 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

77

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  56/100

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Car break-ins  78/100

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Home break-ins  54/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

59

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Physical attacks  56/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  36/100

Other crime severity

High

69

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Insult or harassment in public  65/100

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Corruption or bribery  48/100

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Drug problem  79/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.9 - $2.8

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Coffee

$3.8 - $6.9

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $3.1

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$14.1 - $37.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.4 - $3.3

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.6 - $2.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$66 - $188.6

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$11.3 - $28.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.4 - $14.1

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.9 - $3.8

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Public transport, monthly pass

$76.4 - $94.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.7

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$28.3 - $66

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$47.2 - $169.8

Weather In San Francisco

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Precipitation In San Francisco

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.58

PM1016

44

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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