The Herbert Hotel - San Francisco

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

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

Set in the heart of San Francisco, the classic The Herbert Hotel provides modern rooms.

Located in Union Square district, close to BART - Civic Center subway station and San Francisco Cable Car System, Fisherman's Wharf and Lombard Street. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from San Francisco city center.

The Herbert Hotel offers a spectacular view to its guests.

This hotel is set within a 7-minute walk from Powell St. BART city rail. It takes around 20 minutes' drive to get to Oakland International airport, which is 20 km away.

Rooms

The Herbert Hotel is a property in San Francisco that comes with 99 rooms and provides a work desk, satellite TV, a seating area, heating and a ceiling fan. The rooms look on to the skyline. They are fitted with tiled bathrooms with guest toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. Different dishes of Mexican cuisine are served at the restaurant. A shopping area features Sushi Boat Restaurant and Boudin Sourdough Bakery & Cafe within 50 meters of the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Tour/ticket assistance, airport transfer and 24-hour front desk as well as a lift and a baggage storage are available for guests' use.

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:   99.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

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

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Fan/ Extractor
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Room toiletries

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

161 Powell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    18.0 km
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    18.7 km
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.6 km
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: International, Eclectic)
    150 m
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    610 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    99

Rooms and availability

The Herbert Hotel photos Room
Standard Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Herbert Hotel photos Room
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Luxury Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room - 2 double beds

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Curran Theatre200 m
  • American Conservatory Theater300 m

Places of interest

  • BART - Powell St. Station200 m
  • Xanadu Gallery300 m

Shopping areas

  • Union square100 m
  • Stockton Street100 m
  • Westfield San Francisco Centre200 m
  • Westfield San Francisco Centre200 m
  • Metreon300 m

Amusement

  • Ruby Skye200 m

Museums

  • California Poets in the School100 m
  • Silent Film Festival100 m
  • Jewish Museum San Francisco200 m
  • Non Profit Finance Fund200 m
  • Folk Art Intl Foundation200 m
  • San Francisco Performances Inc300 m

Halls

  • Renaissance Ballroom200 m
  • P S 449 Performance Studios200 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Accent Study Abroad100 m
  • Cal Dream Svc100 m
  • Fashion Institute of Design100 m
  • Brandon College100 m
  • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts200 m
  • Trinity College300 m
  • Great Western University300 m
  • Jean Shelton Acting School300 m

Theaters

  • Geary Theatre200 m
  • Geary Theater200 m
  • Curran Theatre200 m

Underground stations

  • BART - Powell St. Station200 m

Local attractions

  • San Francisco Railway Museum1.5 km
    77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
  • St. Mary's Cathedral1.5 km
    1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
  • Nob Hill1.6 km
    San Francisco, CA 94109
  • Market Street Railway Museum1.5 km
    77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
  • Little Italy1.5 km
    San Francisco, CA

Near the hotel

  • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church340 m
    330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
  • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center400 m
    101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
  • California Historical Society460 m
    678 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of the African Diaspora580 m
    685 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art350 m
    51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum420 m
    736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
  • International Art Museum of America560 m
    1025 Market Street, San Francisco

Restaurants nearby

  • Kuleto's30 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 404 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Californian
    Price Range: INR 1 951 - INR 3 903

  • Johnny Foley's50 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 302 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Irish
    Price Range: INR 1 431 - INR 2 081

  • chipotle20 m

    Address: 232 o farrell

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

  • The Cheesecake Factory150 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 913 reviews
    Cuisine: International, Eclectic
    Price Range: INR 1 496 - INR 2 081

  • John's Grill110 m

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

    53% likes this, based on 558 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: INR 1 951 - INR 2 602

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    99
Cities nearby
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  • Sausalito hotels - 11 km
  • South San Francisco hotels - 13 km
  • San Francisco Area hotels - 10 km

The Herbert Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The 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

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 The 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
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Oakland International Airport (OAK)
    18.0 km
  • San Francisco International (SFO)
    18.7 km
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.6 km
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: International, Eclectic)
    150 m
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    610 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    99