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

Herbert is a classic 2-star hotel set close to Union square, Union Street and Moscone Center.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. The hotel is 15 minutes' walk away from San Francisco Cable Car System.

A 15-minute walk will take you to BART - Civic Center subway station. It takes around 20 minutes' drive to get to Oakland International airport, which is 20 km away.

Rooms

The property comprises 35 modern rooms equipped with an iron with ironing board, heating, multi-channel TV, a seating area and a dressing area. The hotel offers a spectacular view of the skyline. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with bath sheets, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the restaurant. Dishes of Mexican cuisine are served in the grill restaurant.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel offers ironing service, 24-hour reception and laundry together with a luggage storage and an elevator for guests' comfort.

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

  • 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
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.0 mi
  • F Market Street Car
    1.0 mi
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    1000 ft
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
    100 ft
  • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    2100 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    4300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Rooms and availability

Herbert Hotel Twin RoomHerbert Hotel Twin RoomHerbert Hotel Twin Room
Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Queen Size bed
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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This room includes a flat-screen cable TV and a shared bathroom.

Room facilities
    Herbert Hotel Family SuiteHerbert Hotel Family SuiteHerbert Hotel Family Suite
    Family Suite
    Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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    Family Suite, Multiple Beds

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      Herbert Hotel Deluxe Double RoomHerbert Hotel Deluxe Double RoomHerbert Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: Queen Size bed
      Size: 205 sq. feet
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      • Private bathroom
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      Offering views of Union Square, this deluxe room includes a cable TV and a white tiled bathroom.

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        Herbert Hotel Deluxe SuiteHerbert Hotel Deluxe Suite
        Deluxe Suite
        Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds
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        Featuring a seating area with chairs, this spacious suite is styled in wood flooring, modern decor and colourful accents. A flat-screen cable TV is offered. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests.

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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
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
            1.0 mi
          • F Market Street Car
            1.0 mi
          Underground stations
          • BART - Powell St. Station
            1000 ft
          • BART - Montgomery St. Station
            2000 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
            100 ft
          • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
            500 ft
          Parks
          • Yerba Buena Gardens
            2100 ft
          Beaches
          • North Beach
            4300 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            35

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          What's nearby

          Shopping areas

          Amusement

          • Ruby Skye - 700 ft
          • Metreon A Sony Entertainment - 1400 ft

          Museums

          • California Poets in the School - 400 ft
          • Silent Film Festival - 400 ft
          • Non Profit Finance Fund - 700 ft
          • Folk Art Intl Foundation - 700 ft
          • Jewish Museum San Francisco - 700 ft
          • San Francisco Performances Inc - 1000 ft
          • Noontime Concerts - 1400 ft
          • California Assembly of Local - 1400 ft

          Halls

          • Renaissance Ballroom - 700 ft
          • P S 449 Performance Studios - 700 ft

          Universities, Institutes

          • Accent Study Abroad - 400 ft
          • Brandon College - 400 ft
          • Fashion Institute of Design - 400 ft
          • Cal Dream Svc - 400 ft
          • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts - 700 ft
          • Jean Shelton Acting School - 1000 ft
          • Great Western University - 1000 ft
          • Trinity College - 1000 ft
          • University of Judaism - 1400 ft
          • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church - 1400 ft

          Theaters

          Underground stations

          • BART - Powell St. Station - 700 ft

          Local Attractions

          • San Francisco Railway Museum - 5000 ft
            77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
          • St. Mary's Cathedral - 5000 ft
            1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco
          • Nob Hill - 5200 ft
            San Francisco, CA 94109
          • Market Street Railway Museum - 5000 ft
            77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
          • Little Italy - 5100 ft
            San Francisco, CA

          Near the hotelNear the hotel

          • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 1200 ft
            330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
          • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center - 1400 ft
            101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
          • California Historical Society - 1600 ft
            678 Mission Street, San Francisco
          • Museum of the African Diaspora - 2000 ft
            685 Mission Street, San Francisco
          • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 1200 ft
            51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
          • Contemporary Jewish Museum - 1400 ft
            736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
          • International Art Museum of America - 1900 ft
            1025 Market Street, San Francisco

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Kuleto's - 100 ft

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

            73% likes this, based on 404 reviews
            Cuisine: Italian, Californian
            Price Range: USD 30 - USD 60

          • Johnny Foley's - 200 ft

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

            62% likes this, based on 302 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Pub, Irish
            Price Range: USD 22 - USD 32

          • chipotle - 100 ft

            Address: 232 o farrell

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

          • The Cheesecake Factory - 500 ft

            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: USD 23 - USD 32

          • John's Grill - 400 ft

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

            53% likes this, based on 558 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
            Price Range: USD 30 - USD 40

          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
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
            1.0 mi
          • F Market Street Car
            1.0 mi
          Underground stations
          • BART - Powell St. Station
            1000 ft
          • BART - Montgomery St. Station
            2000 ft
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Restaurants
          • Kuleto's (cuisine: Italian, Californian)
            100 ft
          • The Cheesecake Factory (cuisine: Dessert, International, Eclectic)
            500 ft
          Parks
          • Yerba Buena Gardens
            2100 ft
          Beaches
          • North Beach
            4300 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            35