Welcome to the Inn at Union Square blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in Union Square, downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the SFMOMA and other top museums, world-class restaurants, the Powell Street cable car and more.
Come one and all to upper Polk Street for its annual Blues Festival this September, beginning Saturday, the 13th. Expect delectable treats, unique artisan crafts, a merchant marketplace, and infectious tunes as you stomp your feet and snap your fingers to the music. More than 30,000 people come together for the only free blues event in the bay area. Continue readingPolk Street Blues Festival
Jazz music aficionados will don their Sunday Best as they gather for a red-carpet affair September 3rd. Broadway superstar Audra McDonald joins conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the rest of the symphony for a tribute to the Jazz Age, featuring selections of the Classic American Songbook including Gershwin and Antheil. Continue readingSan Francisco Symphony's Opening Night Gala
If you enjoy traveling, then Greystone Hotels' "Perfect West Coast Getaway" sweepstakes is just for you. After participants enter into our contest and like our corresponding hotels, we'll award our lucky winners with a number of travel prizes, including a potential two-night stay at one of our West Coast hotels. Continue readingFacebook Contest
Festa Coloniale Italiana North Beach Street Festival
Eat, drink, and dance in the heart of North Beach on August 17th, at the Festa Coloniale Italiana - a festival of Italian culture and cuisine. Head down to Stockton Street, across from Washington Square Park, and join the street party in San Francisco's Little Italy with live music, entertainment, arts and crafts, exhibits, pizza tossing and wine tasting. Savor authentic Italian cuisine, wine and spirits and dance the tarantella in the street. Continue readingFesta Coloniale Italiana North Beach Street Festival
One of San Francisco's tallest hills, Nob Hill is a trendy, upscale neighborhood just north of Downtown San Francisco and Union Square. Lined with Victorian homes and stunning architecture, Nob Hill offers a relaxing vibe and beautiful streetscapes with cool shops, restaurants and lounges. Walk to famous Nob Hill sights like the magnificent Grace Cathedral, Cable Car Museum and the Masonic Memorial Temple. Sit at a sidewalk café on the top of Nob Hill and take in amazing vistas of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Continue readingNob Hill Things to Do