Herbert Hotel - San Francisco

161 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show map
 2 stars
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Herbert Hotel - San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Verified Reviews:

  • Room had new linens - I wouldn't mind staying there again - Location is great, right next to union square
  • Free internet - Room was dirty - The rooms were very clean with extremely comfortable beds - Bed was very comfortable
  • No pool - Price was very reasonable - Shops and restaurants were within walking distance
  • Bathroom (washbasin, taps...) looked brand new - There is no fridge - Room was quite large, very clean
  • Staff was very welcoming - Right at the center of union square - Beds were comfortable - Shower was alright

Overview

The classic Herbert Hotel offers 35 modern guest rooms as well as a tour desk, a baggage storage and an elevator.

The property is in Union Square in San Francisco that provides fast access to Union square, Union Street and Moscone Center within 5-minute walk. San Francisco Cable Car System are about 15 minutes' walk away.

BART - Civic Center subway station is in a 15-minute stroll and Sutter St & Mason St bus stop is just 5 minutes' walk from the hotel. Herbert Hotel is 20 km away from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

Herbert Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with an iron with ironing board, heating, multi-channel TV, a seating area and a dressing area. Many rooms come with a spectacular view on the skyline. Guests can make use of bath sheets, a shower and a hairdryer in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. A broad variety of Mexican dishes is served at the grill restaurant.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Herbert Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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Hotel Address:

161 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.7km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.6km
  • F Market Street Car
    1.6km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    300 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
    30 m
  • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
    150 m
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    610 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.3km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Rooms and availability

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Family Suite
Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 37m2
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Herbert Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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    Hotel Address:

    161 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.7km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      1.6km
    • F Market Street Car
      1.6km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      300 m
    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
      30 m
    • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
      150 m
    Parks
    • Yerba Buena Gardens
      610 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.3km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      35

    Herbert Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Shopping areas

    • Union square - 100 m
    • Stockton Street - 100 m
    • Westfield San Francisco Centre - 200 m
    • Metreon - 300 m

    Amusement

    • Ruby Skye - 200 m
    • Metreon A Sony Entertainment - 400 m

    Museums

    • California Poets in the School - 100 m
    • Silent Film Festival - 100 m
    • Non Profit Finance Fund - 200 m
    • Folk Art Intl Foundation - 200 m
    • Jewish Museum San Francisco - 200 m
    • San Francisco Performances Inc - 300 m
    • Noontime Concerts - 400 m
    • California Assembly of Local - 400 m

    Halls

    • Renaissance Ballroom - 200 m
    • P S 449 Performance Studios - 200 m

    Universities, Institutes

    • Accent Study Abroad - 100 m
    • Brandon College - 100 m
    • Fashion Institute of Design - 100 m
    • Cal Dream Svc - 100 m
    • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - 200 m
    • Jean Shelton Acting School - 300 m
    • Great Western University - 300 m
    • Trinity College - 300 m
    • University of Judaism - 400 m
    • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church - 400 m

    Theaters

    • Geary Theatre - 200 m
    • Curran Theatre - 200 m
    • American Conservatory Theater - 300 m

    Underground stations

    • BART - Powell St. Station - 200 m

    Local Attractions

    • San Francisco Railway Museum - 1.5km
      77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
    • St. Mary's Cathedral - 1.5km
      1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
    • Nob Hill - 1.6km
      San Francisco, CA 94109
    • Market Street Railway Museum - 1.5km
      77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
    • Little Italy - 1.5km
      San Francisco, CA

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 340 m
      330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
    • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center - 400 m
      101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
    • California Historical Society - 460 m
      678 Mission Street, San Francisco
    • Museum of the African Diaspora - 580 m
      685 Mission Street, San Francisco
    • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 350 m
      51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
    • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 420 m
      736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
    • International Art Museum of America - 560 m
      1025 Market Street, San Francisco

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Kuleto's - 30 m

      Address: 221 Powell St
      Phone: (415) 397-7720

      73% likes this, based on 404 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian, Californian
      Price Range: GBP 22 - GBP 45

    • Johnny Foley's - 50 m

      Address: 243 O'Farrell St
      Phone: 415-954-0777

      62% likes this, based on 302 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Pub, Irish
      Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 24

    • chipotle - 20 m

      Address: 232 o farrell

      80% likes this, based on 41 reviews
      Cuisine: Mexican

    • The Cheesecake Factory - 150 m

      Address: 251 Geary St, Macy's 8th Fl
      Phone: (415) 391-4444

      62% likes this, based on 913 reviews
      Cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic
      Price Range: GBP 17 - GBP 24

    • John's Grill - 110 m

      Address: 63 Ellis St
      Phone: 415-986-0069

      53% likes this, based on 558 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
      Price Range: GBP 22 - GBP 30

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      35
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    Herbert Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Herbert Hotel

    Average guest rating

    6.8out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 513 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    7.0
    Service
    10.0
    Rooms
    9.0
    Value
    10.0

    Individual guest reviews

    • Couple
      7.8

      Ultimate location next to Union Square and Powell Street cable car turntable. Fair price. Very clean rooms. Good size rooms. Reception open 24 hours a day. Kind and helpful overnight staff at the reception (African American).

      Daytime staff at the reception (Caucasian) rude and uninterested, again. Bed and pillows could be more comfortable.

    • Family with children
      6.2

      good location, very near Union Square and Powell Cable car line

      room are quite small, refurbish recently (but not totally well done)

    • Couple
      7.0

      Good location for shopping

      Hotel satff is not freindly. they do not introduce hotel facilities at all.

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      The location was great. The room were basic but okay.

      Price was too expensive for what you get. The original room i stayed in was horrible. The room was located under the restaurants ventalation system or something so it was very loud. The staff was not able to switch us right away but insisted that the noice would shut of at 9:30pm and start only after 9am. This was not true because 8am on a saturday the noise began. After insisting that this was not acceptable the receptionist finally switched our room. The other room was much better. Overall i did not find that the price reflected the quality of the hotel.

    • Single
      8.2

      Central location - simple, clean, safe and functional

      No internet connection in room

    • Couple
      4.6

      The location

      for $120 you would expect a lot more than having to share a bathroom at the end of the hall. Wven worse was that the neighbouring appartment had a door into ours (which was locked). I could hear every time they went to the bathroom, washed their teeth or took a shower.

    • Older travelers
      3.8

      The fact that the hotel is on a busy strip made shopping and commuting convenient.

      The fact that only one front desk staff was visible made getting assistance very difficult. I think as paying guests, staff should be available to assist with needs, comfort, and querries.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      The location was great. Close to Muni cable and trollies and bart. Shopping and Business were just arouond the corner

      Our room did not resemble those on the website, the floors creaked and sloped terribly - which made the beds slope. The bathroom door sqeaked terribly. There was nowhere to hang towels and there was no room service. For the price we would have liked to have at least a bar fridge. No ice machine ,no microwave and only one chair.

    • Group of friends
      8.8

      Great location (bring ear plugs thou street can be loud at night) spacious room (really) fridge, iron, tv, hair drier.

      Front desk girl (day shift) lacked any kind of social skills, rude and unhelpful. The other two were nice.

    • Single
      7.4

      The room is a nice example of modern with old american achitecture.i liked the "loft design"

    • Family with children
      5.8

      Location was good and also the family suite with three separete sooms was spacious.

      There was no air-conditioning and even it was not very hot in the city the rooms were too warm for sleeping. Windows were open during the night. As rooms were pointing to the street noise during the nighttime was terrible. So make sure you do not have windows pointing to the street...

    • Single
      7.4

      I had an issue the other night, that is people in the other flat had some sort of party, so I couldn't sleep! The hotel had no ac as well!

    • Family with children
      5.8

      Location, efficiency

      Room size, shared bathroom, noisy,small

    • Group of friends
      5.0

      Location

      Nothing good, I did not find the room I booked, I wasn't compensated , the room quality was poor, noisy, no curtains, small rooms and price was not cheap. I will never stay again.

    • Single
      5.0

      Location is great, right in the centre of the city

      The curtains on the windows were far too translucent. They hardly blocked out any light so I found it impossible to get any sleep. The pillows and bedding were also slightly damp, which made me feel that the bed was not properly aired. The fridge in the room kept buzzing throughout the night, which also made it impossible to sleep. Overall, I had almost no sleep that night. The comfort of the room was absolutely awful.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Herbert Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    161 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.7km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      1.6km
    • F Market Street Car
      1.6km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      300 m
    • BART - Montgomery St. Station
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
      30 m
    • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
      150 m
    Parks
    • Yerba Buena Gardens
      610 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.3km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      35