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San Francisco Marriott Union Square

480 Sutter Street · San Francisco, California 94108 USA

Things To Do in San Francisco

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Ideally situated downtown, San Francisco Marriott Union Square places hotel guests near the center of everything. Experience a Giant's home game at AT&T Park, discover the history and secrets of Alcatraz, or explore the Nob Hill neighborhood.


Boasting a mix of historic landmarks, entertaining attractions and unique activities, San Francisco offers something for everyone.



Venture through "Dragon's Gate" and find yourself in the middle of the bustling hive of activity that is San Francisco's Chinatown. Home to a variety of cultural landmarks and attractions, plus dynamic restaurants, shops, street vendors and temples, Chinatown is a not-to-be-missed destination near our hotel.

Little Italy (North Beach)

When it comes to procuring authentic Italian food in San Francisco, look no further than Little Italy. A short distance away from our hotel and steps from the notorious Broadway district, the narrow streets of Little Italy tell whispered secrets from the locale's Italian heritage. Hotel guests at San Francisco Marriott Union Square can easily walk to this exciting attraction.

Union Square Shopping

Spend a day partaking in a bit of retail therapy at San Francisco's Union Square. With names like Macy's, Tiffany & Co., Apple, Gucci, Prada, Celine, Guess and many others, there are no shortage of shopping options in San Francisco.

Coit Tower

Built in 1934 in memory of an eccentric benefactor of the San Francisco volunteer fire department, Coit Toer is an iconic destination that showcases scenic views of the Bay Area.

Fisherman's Warf/Pier 39

Full of bizarre and endearing attractions, including Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most family-friendly attractions in San Francisco. Don't miss visiting Pier 39, which boasts an aquarium, plus an array of shopping and dining opportunities.

Cable Cars

As the last functioning manually-operated cable car system in the world, San Francisco's most endearing form of public transportation has been in operation sine 1878. Our hotel is located on Sutter & Powell on the cable car line, providing hotel guests with easy access to all parts of the city.

Nob Hill

A premier neighborhood in San Francisco, located near our hotel, Nob Hill features stunning views and graceful architecture. Enjoy a cocktail at an upscale lounge or tour the stunning Grace Cathedral.


For memorable San Francisco Bay views, look no further than the Embarcadero. Built on a strip of engineered seawall over a piece of reclaimed land, this Eastern waterfront and roadway of the Port of San Francisco features a walking path around the perimeter of the city, as well as unmatched views of Treasure Island, the Bay Bridge, Angel Island and Alcatraz Island.

AT&T Park

Watch the beloved San Francisco Giants play at their home field, AT&T Park. As one of the most popular attractions in the SoMa South Beach neighborhood, AT&T Park is situated near our hotel.

Golden Gate Bridge

Spanning the Golden Gate Strait, this timeless suspension bridge is the iconic symbol of San Francisco culture and a not-to-be-missed attraction.

Golden Gate Park

Enjoy over 1,000 acres of green space at the Golden Gate Park here in San Francisco, which showcases museums, botanical gardens lakes, and walking and bike paths.

Ghirardelli Square

A quintessential San Francisco landmark, Ghirardelli Square features quaint shops and countless opportunities for a sweet fix in the Fisherman's Wharf area. With a geographical position right on the water, next to the Aquatic Park and Maritime Museum, the park is easily accessible for hotel guests.

Lombard Street

Locals either embrace Lombard Street or stay far, far away; its winding turns are challenging enough to intimidate even the most experienced driver. This one-block section of street is famous for steep angles and beautiful landscaping. Even if you don't have the nerve to drive it, take the cable car to the top for great views of San Francisco.

Yerba Buena Gardens

With two blocks reserved for public recreation and fun. Yerba Buena Gardens is the perfect destination for a game of Frisbee or a romantic picnic in the heart of San Francisco.


Often referred to as "The Rock," Alcatraz is one of San Francisco's most renowned destinations. Formerly a military and federal prison, hotel guests should not miss visiting this heralded attraction.

Why We're Unique

Located on the corner of Sutter and Powell streets, San Francisco Marriott Union Square places hotel guests in the epicenter of the city's best shopping, restaurants, attractions and much more.

Our position in the heart of downtown makes it easy for business travelers to walk to meetings at the Moscone Center or in the Financial District. Vacationers can seamlessly visit prominent points of interest like Alcatraz, Chinatown, Pier 39, AT&T Park, Nob Hill and Fisherman's Wharf. Whether you're visiting San Francisco for work or for play, our hotel places you near all of the action.

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