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Chancellor Hotel on Union Square

"Where the Cable Car Stops at Your Doorstep"

For over 100 years, the Chancellor Hotel has been a fixture on Union Square. Built for the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915, it was the tallest hotel building in San Francisco when it opened for business in 1914.

Today, the Chancellor Hotel is one of the few family owned and operated hotels in San Francisco.  The family's highest priority is maintaining the same tradition, service and value that made the Chancellor Hotel on Union Square the landmark that it is today.

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The Chancellor Hotel is a 3 star hotel located on Union Square, in the heart of San Francisco, on the Powell Street Cable Car Line. Once the tallest hotel building in San Francisco, the Chancellor Hotel has 137 rooms including 2 suites. 

We are a Historic Boutique Hotel.

Rooms are comfortable for two people.
Bathrooms are compact.
Guest rooms do not have air conditioning.
Disabled access is complicated by the historic nature of the building.  Click the accommodations tab for details.

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Hotel near AT&T Park

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San Francisco Giants Package

Watch the San Francisco Giants Play at OraclePark - Rated the Best Baseball Venue by Forbes. Package includes 2 Tickets to a game and parking

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We offer Offsite Parking ONLY:

Offsite Parking located at 524 Powell Street $35/night plus tax

Oversized vehicles will be charged an additional $10

There is a white zone in front of the hotel for guest loading and unloading. Please pull your vehicle into the white zone and curb your wheels.  If there is no room to park in the white zone, do not double park or leave your car unattended. You must circle the block and/or have another person in your party go inside the hotel to ask for assistance. The white zone is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Groups & Meetings

The historic Clipper Ship Room is located in the heart of San Francisco on Union Square. The room was created in 1937 to commemorate a special era in aviation and Bay Area history: the inauguration of Pan Am's Clipper Ship service from Alameda to the Orient.

The rooms' interior is reminiscent of an airplane and boasts an aerial panoramic photo of San Francisco as it was in 1937. The Clipper Ship room was once a famous cocktail lounge from 1937 to 1980. Today, it is among the most distinctive small meeting rooms in San Francisco.

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The Chancellor Hotel is located on Union Square, in the heart of San Francisco, on the Powell Street Cable Car Line.

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ONLY USING THE SPECIAL LINK HERE can you get offsite parking included in your room rate.
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