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Union Square

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A shopper's paradise, this bustling square near the theater district has everything from upscale department stores and boutiques to discount houses. After a $25-million facelift in 2002, the cosmopolitan hub boasts a huge amphitheater, granite...More
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping”(41 reviews)
“ice skating”(22 reviews)
San Francisco Shopping Districts, San Francisco, CA 94102
Union Square
+1 415-391-2000
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All reviews high end shopping great shopping ice skating nice square apple store victoria's secret window shopping heart of san francisco cable car few blocks market street street performers lots of shops walk around fisherman's wharf saks shoppers
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having spent three days terrified and barricaded in my room in a flophouse in the Tenderloin District, on the third. day I arose to venture out to see what other wonders San Francisco had to offer. Yes, what a wonderful place. Many, many happy memories...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The area got its name because it was once used for Thomas Starr King rallies and support for the Union Army during the American Civil War. Dewey monument is dedicated to Admiral George Dewey and commemorates his victory in the Battle of Manila Bay during...More

Thank Satinder_Panesar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are after designer high end name brands, this is the place for you. Easy access to this from any and all public transportation. Beautiful public park located at the heart of the area. Shopping & food galore. Definitely worth taking some time to...More

Thank ImportR06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Union Square San Francisco.. Fun place to spent time in San Francisco downtown. You got so many options to Shop, try different cuisines and have some exciting cocktails. This have Christmas trees with ice skating rink.

Thank vinodpalan
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a normal week day it is busy and crowded and need to find a parking place or garage for less headaches ... walk around and explore on feet and enjoy the dining facilities inside Whitfield Center..

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel being in Union Square we sprint quite some time on a few occasions shopping in some of the high end shops the Square has on offer, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience

Thank theoraclesboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked it a lot! Great ambience. Especially during holidays with the palm christmas tree :) Lots of people walking there

Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love shopping, this is the place to be. All the usual designer shops are located in and around the square. China town is only a short walk away too

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Orogold cosmetics-These shops are everywhere. They have young talkative sales persons standing at their doors giving samples to lure you in. RUN AWAY DO NOT ENGAGE They have products that claim to have 24 ct gold in them with outrageous price tags. They con you...More

Thank Marion R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has no extra SF Charme , just a typical US big city downtown square with some luxury shops. In my opinion no need to visit if you don’t have to visit one of the shops like Pink or Dyson or Morton‘s steakhouse

Thank Belmont2016
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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
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10 May 2018|
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Response from natashaangeline | Reviewed this property |
All of the American coffee shops are not coffee made “premiumly” as it may say in the window. Half of these places don’t even know how to use their machines properly. I come from a coffee industry background.
7 April 2018|
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Response from taishengg | Reviewed this property |
Sfo hotels are not cheap unless you stay far out. Union square is a good choice and convenience . They few boutique and smaller hotel .. try Nikko or Parc55.
2 January 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
Your in a good spot there for Fisherman’s Wharf. You will need to walk to the bottom of the hill to get on the cable car but it’s only a few blocks from union square. Security is important in San Francisco as there are... More