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Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA
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3.2
HOTEL RATING:
PLEASANT
3.2 out of 5 (452 Ratings)
1.1 miles from San Francisco centre
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Hotel Description
Free Wi-Fi a gourmet lobby coffee shop and an eye-catching historic 1916 building all make the Hotel Whitcomb worthwhile for our guests. There are 447 rooms in this eight-story historical hotel. The cozy rooms reflect the building's Victorian heritage yet have modern touches like work desks and free Wi-Fi. The charming lobby has cathedral ceilings Tiffany glass and marble everywhere — and best of all a Starbucks. You'll also find a restaurant and lounge on-site. The business center helps road warriors make the most of their time away from the office while the fitness room makes it easy for active types to keep up with their workouts. Parking is available on-site (for a fee). The Hotel Whitcomb is in SoMa (South of Market) about a half-hour's drive from San Francisco International Airport. The hotel is directly across from the landmark Orpheum Theater on vibrant Market Street. There is a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) rail station on the corner and the classic San Francisco streetcar line travels right in front of the hotel. Take the 10-minute drive to Pier 39 where you can see everything from sea lions to street performers do a little shopping at Fisherman's Wharf and get a bite to eat at a waterfront restaurant. Moscone Convention Center is about six blocks away as are the Yerba Buena Gardens. Hotel Whitcomb offers an old-world feel at a wholesale price plus free Wi-Fi and a fitness room.

Check-in time:15:00 Check-out time:12:00
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Amenities View More
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Free Internet
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Business Center
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Non Smoking
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Accessible
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Restaurant
` Laundry
` Meeting/Banquet Facilities
` Newspapers
` Parking
` Valet Parking
` Safety Deposit Box
` Tour Desk
` Air Conditioning
` Bar
` Concierge Service
` Currency Exchange
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Express Check-In/Check-Out
` Dry cleaning
` Internet services
` Non-smoking throughout
` ATM/cash machine on site
` Gift shop
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Ticket service
` Luggage storage
` WiFi
` Shuttle service (surcharge)
` On-site parking
` Private parking
` shuttle service
` Designated Smoking Area
` Facilities for Disabled Guests
` Family Rooms
` WiFi available in all areas
` Shops (on site)
` Business centre
` Free WiFi
` Lift
Hotel Whitcomb 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

Hotel Whitcomb Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE:
PLEASANT (3.2 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Nora, San Jose Mon, 23 November 2015

Liked: Beautiful hotel; loved it; clean and friendly environment.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Brandie, Hanford Sun, 20 April 2014

I will definitely book this hotel next time I go to San Francisco.

Liked: Beautiful hotel; central location, in the middle of downtown.
Disliked: Elevators are slow.

2

Disappointing - 2.0 out of 5

Brenda S S, Mendocino, CA Thu, 3 January 2013

Room was small but did have large walk-in closet. It appeared to be clean and the beds were comfortable. Extremely close to Bill Graham venue. Very annoyed at the long waits for the 2 of 4 small elevators that were in working order. Worst hotel shower ever - long wait for warm water and miniscule water pressure. No in-room coffee so had to trek downstairs to the crowded Starbucks every a.m. Ice machine had ice about 1/2 the time. No room service available at all. Electrical outlet needs replaced. Might have been better satisfied at half the price I paid which was around $750 for 3 nights + $45/night for parking. I'd probably opt for the Best Western next time there's a concert at that venue.

Liked: Room was clean; very close to Bill Graham venue. Friendly, cheerful maid service very helpful.
Disliked: 2 out of 4 small elevators operable; very little shower water pressure; no in-room coffee & no room service available; had to set a bag in front of electrical outlet to keep plug from falling out.

2.7

Fair - 2.7 out of 5

Enila Mon, 27 March 2017

Liked: Beds and shower are good.
Disliked: Staff unfriendly, Bad room lighting and dangerous place in the streets near the hotel with beggars and addicts.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Derick Mon, 27 March 2017

Liked: Front desk was amazing!!!

3.2

Pleasant - 3.15 out of 5

Mona Fri, 24 March 2017

Disliked: it was so old with fair facilities

2.7

Fair - 2.7 out of 5

Anonymous Sun, 19 March 2017

Liked: Close to great restaurants and venue for our event (SHN Orpheum Theatre), very walkable to lots of venues & landmarks
Disliked: No coffee in room, lighting very dim in room, interesting homeless population around hotel at night

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Sarah Thu, 16 March 2017

Liked: Olga the receptionist was so lovely when we checked in. The hotel is so wonderfuly unusual and old looking

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Dena Tue, 14 March 2017

Liked: I liked that I was in walking distance of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. There where lots of restaurant and shops with in walking distance.I like that they park your car.
Disliked: The price was high and wish parking was included in the price of the hotel. I paid it anyways because it was in walking distance of my destination.

1.3

Poor - 1.25 out of 5

Jorge Tue, 7 March 2017

Liked: Na
Disliked: Na

2.7

Fair - 2.7 out of 5

Gary Tue, 7 March 2017

Liked: Nothing particularly, the staff were nice.
Disliked: Quite a bit. Having said that we paid 1/6th the price for the room as most other hotels. The location is dodgy to say the least

2.9

Okay - 2.9 out of 5

Andria Mon, 6 March 2017

Liked: Varun was an amazing host. Location was good. However, about an hour ago Super bummed with our stay EXCEPT for our first night there! ....it also happened two nights ago with David at the bar. He is rude and insensitive. I was told by hostess they just hired him back and have had numerous complaints again....two bad experiences with David :( On a good note, chef art is amazing, Christy is amazing and Varun does his best to insure the satisfaction of their guests. As a bartender with 16 years experience, I am always served with the best attitude and all around enhanced experience but unfortunately I am taking more time out of my vacation to write this post. Your full vacation experience is cased by your rooming and board and all a perfect vacation until the pre and post tourist events. The lack of consistency in service and food quality really sets this location up for failure. Upon arrival it was a class act experience on Wednesday to be completely crushed by the thurs-sat service. It leaves much to be desired I must say.:::
Disliked: The service in bar left a lot to be desired. Two of the three nights we dined and drink the service was really bad. David in the bar was rude and insensitive every time we HAD to engage with him.

4.4

Excellent - 4.4 out of 5

Joseph Mon, 6 March 2017

Liked: The bed was uneven, but comfortable; the room was certainly acceptable enough for business travel. The staff was courteous and responsive; the amenities were more than acceptable. Everything that I needed in the room was readily available.
Disliked: The bed could have been more comfortable; I would have liked for the blankets to have been a touch warmer, and the AC, being a typical wall unit, took a while to cool down or warm up the room. But it was a good room, certainly good enough to stay there again should the need or opportunity arise.

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