Explore San Francisco
The Barnes allows you to revel in the energy of San Francisco by being located in the center of it all. From Nob Hill and the Theater District to the west, Moscone Center and Financial District to the east, and Chinatown and North Beach to the north, The Barnes offers guests the opportunity to experience our dynamic city while embracing the ease of being situated in Union Square.
Shop designer stores, view art galleries, theaters and visit the Westfield San Francisco Mall by simply stepping outside our hotel doors.
Powell Street Cable Car
Hop on and hop off the world’s last manually operated cable car system to see the sights of San Francisco.
Just 5 blocks from the largest convention and exhibition complex in San Francisco for your convenience.
Located in the South Beach neighborhood, take in a San Francisco Giants game just one mile from our hotel.
A short 10 minute walk is over 24 blocks of the celebrated Chinatown neighborhood. Enter the “Dragon’s Gate” to explore exotic shops, food markets, temples and small museums.
One of the city’s most visited historical landmarks, the Grace Cathedral, is a 15 minute walk away. Plus, take in funky dive bars, stylish cocktail lounges and more in this hip neighborhood.
Just 15 minutes away the city’s central business hub, punctuated by bustling streets, post-work hotspots and the sleek skyscrapers that define the City’s prominent skyline.
Fisherman’s Wharf & Alcatraz
Just 1.7 miles away is San Francisco’s most famous waterfront community featuring special events suitable for all guests. Dine at local restaurants, participate in ground, sea or air tours for sportfishing, whale watching or to visit renowned Alcatraz