This upscale, Italian-inspired hotel on a cable-car line is a half-block from the shops and restaurants of Union Square and a 4-minute walk from the Powell Street BART rail station. The cozy, refined rooms painted in warm, Tuscan hues have free Wi-Fi, and contain 42-inch LCD TVs, coffeemakers and fully stocked minibars. Some rooms have separate living areas with pull-out sofas. Amenities include an exercise room and a business center. An adjacent restaurant serves Northern Italian cuisine with local ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. An elegant on-site bar offers a long wine list, Italian-themed cocktails and small plates.