Hotel and Travel

All PATRAM 2013 activities will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O’Farrell St.
San Francisco, California, 94102
Fax: +1-415-771-6807

The convenient and historic Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel is one of the largest and tallest hotels on the West Coast and boasts three towers with guest rooms and suites offering exquisite views over the city.

This stylish and sophisticated hotel offers easy access to Nob Hill and Chinatown, with fantastic shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities at Union Square.

Enjoy close proximity to local attractions and easy access to public transportation such as Bay Area Rail Transit (BART) and the famous cable cars at this central San Francisco hotel.

Complimentary Internet in
Your Hotel Room!

Guests who reserve a sleeping room in the PATRAM block at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel will receive complimentary wired or wireless in-room Internet access. When making your reservation you must identify yourself as a PATRAM conference attendee to receive this incredible benefit!

PATRAM has negotiated a discounted rate of $185 per night for single, double, triple and quad occupancy at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Room and rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes. Be sure to make reservations by July 18, 2013   afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply.

Make Your Reservations
Reserve a room at the discounted rate online or call the Hilton San Francisco Union Square toll free at +1-800-445-8667; Outside the U.S., call +1-415-771-1400, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

You must identify yourself as an attendee of the PATRAM Symposium to receive the special symposium rate. Reservations must be made at the Hilton Union Square before July 18, 2013. PATRAM cannot guarantee room availability after this date. Make your reservations early.

Ground Transportation

  • Airport Shuttle
    Super Shuttle provides transportation from the San Francisco Airport to the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Tickets are approximately $17 one way. Visit to purchase your tickets in advance.
  • Public Transportation — BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
    Transportation is available for both San Francisco and Oakland airports. Tickets are $8.25 from San Francisco International Airport to the Powell Street exit; the hotel is approximately 3.5 blocks away on Farrell Street. Tickets can be purchased in advance on the BART the web site (
  • Taxi
    Taxi service is available and costs $45-$50 each way.

Self parking for overnight guests: $53.58 (including tax).

Valet parking for overnight guests: $59.28 (including tax).

San Francisco Climate
San Francisco’s average temperature high in August is 72° Fahrenheit (22° Celsius), and the average low is 56° Fahrenheit (13° Celsius). A sweater or other warmer clothing option is recommended inside the hotel.