Welcome to Handlery Union Square Hotel

Discover All That San Francisco Has to Offer

A warm, inviting, family-style ambiance greets you upon stepping into our beautifully renovated building originally built in 1908. With every detail of our design and décor, timeless grace and elegance are seamlessly merged with modern sophistication. Our charming Historic Section rooms showcase the original Victorian architecture, while more expansive Premier Section rooms offer upgraded perks and amenities along with views of the city or the hotel’s courtyard and heated outdoor pool. Our collection of one-of-a-kind suites is highlighted by our Rooftop Garden Suite, a true urban oasis with a living area, wet bar and private terrace.

Our central Union Square location brings the best of San Francisco directly to your doorstep, while our 
concierge and front desk team draw upon their deep local knowledge when recommending everything from famous attractions to hidden gems. Union Square's community is just as diverse as it's shopping and dining. You don't have to travel far from our lobby to enjoy a unique meal or grab local SF souvenir. Our heated outdoor pool awaits for a relaxing dip after a day of travel, meetings or exploring. There’s no better place for unwinding with colleagues, catching up with friends or making new connections. 

See San Francisco the way it was meant to be experienced at the Handlery Union Square Hotel.

Handlery San Francisco Union Square

“To have every guest not question why they stayed here, but to question why they didn’t stay here before...”

These were the words of Handlery Hotels, Inc., founder Harry Handlery when he started his company in 1928. He remained committed to that vision when he purchased the Handlery Union Square Hotel in 1948. Since then, four generations of Handlery family members have welcomed guests to this inviting gem near downtown San Francisco’s most iconic landmarks.

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Our Rooms

The Handlery Union Square Hotel blends the timelessness and charm of historic San Francisco with modern character and comfort to create a setting that few hotels can offer. Each of our 377 rooms and suites provides a warm, relaxing oasis for business travelers, leisure guests, families and couples.

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Historic King Room with a bed & dresser at  Handlery Hotel

Historic King

This room offers one King bed with pillowtop mattress and is beautifully appointed with custom furniture, a flat-screen TV, complimentary wireless Internet, a workspace with ergonomic desk chair, coffee brewer, mini refrigerator, electronic laptop safe and multiple USB outlets. Maximum occupancy 2 people.

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Premier King Room with a comfy bed & a sofa at Handlery Hotel

Premier King

Our Premier King offers one pillowtop King bed with either a pool or city view and many have a balcony. Each guestroom is beautifully appointed with custom furniture, flat-screen TV, complimentary wireless Internet access, workspace with ergonomic desk chair, coffee brewer, mini refrigerator, electronic laptop safe and multiple USB outlets.

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Interior of a San Francisco Suite at Handlery Hotel

San Francisco Suite

Our most spacious suite is ideal for special occasions. The beautifully furnished living room with ample seating includes a sleeper sofa and dining room set. The private bedroom features a pillowtop King bed. This one-of-a-kind suite also has a well-appointed kitchenette with wet bar and bar stools.

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