Enjoy the sights and sounds of Union Square when you stay at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco. Located in the heart of downtown, the Palace Hotel is within walking distance to Union Square. Consult our knowledgeable concierge for a San Francisco city map and suggestions for restaurants and things to do near our Union Square hotel. Round out your experience with one of our hotel specials available online with our best rate guarantee.
Union Square Shopping
Union Square is a San Francisco shopping paradise featuring flagship stores, internationally recognized brands, delightful boutiques and specialty shops. You’ll find everything on your shopping list in Union Square for any budget. Nordstom, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Crate & Barrel, Nike, Uniqlo, H&M, AllSaints, and Banana Republic are a tiny glimpse of the fantastic shopping near our Union Square hotel.
San Francisco Theatre District
A variety of San Francisco theaters near our Union Square hotel attract acclaimed stage productions. The Geary Theater is home to the esteemed American Conservatory Theatre, known for its schedule of thought-provoking plays. Traveling Broadway shows are often held at the Curran Theatre. The Golden Gate Theatre presents large-scale Broadway productions, while the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre features the works of Black playwrites. Purchase discount tickets to San Francisco theatre productions at the TIX Bay Area booth located in Union Square.
Attractions in Union Square
While people watching can pass the time in Union Square, the central gathering spot also offers a variety of attractions and things to do throughout the year. A long-standing Union Square tradition is the Macy’s holiday tree that stands high above Union Square in a towering glow of lights. Another San Francisco holiday tradition is the Union Square ice skating rink. Union Square is also the site for various art shows and musical entertainment.