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Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA | Area: Civic Center South - South of Market
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HOTEL RATING: 
PLEASANT
3.1 out of 5 (269 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.

Check-in time: 15:00   Check-out time: 12:00
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Free Internet
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Fitness Center
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Airport Shuttle
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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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Business Center
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Non Smoking
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Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Airport Shuttle
` Restaurant
` Laundry
` Newspapers
` Parking
` Room Service
` Tour Desk
` Bar
` Concierge Service
` Currency Exchange
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Express Check-In/Check-Out
` Coffee shop
` Dry cleaning
` ATM/cash machine on site
` fitness center
` shuttle service
` Baggage Storage
` Car Rental
` Facilities for Disabled Guests
` Family Rooms
` Safe
` Free WiFi
` Bedding
` Free Internet

Hotel Whitcomb Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
PLEASANT (3.1 out of 5)

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5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Joan, Carmichael, visiting The Independent San Francisco Mon, 17 December 2018

Staff was helpful and prompt. Had a minor problem in our room and they immediately took care of it! Wonderful stay and looking forward to returning.

Liked: Absolutely stunning lobby. Craftsman woodwork and stained glass, just beautiful!
Disliked: Nothing!

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, visiting Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 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.

0.5

Poor - 0.5 out of 5

Michael Sat, 16 March 2019

Liked: Nothing
Disliked: I did not like the fact that the hotel charged me even though I already had a prepaid reservation. I also did not like the fact that the front desk gave a complete stranger a key to my room.

3.2

Pleasant - 3.15 out of 5

Pauline Fri, 15 March 2019

Pleasant

Liked: Near city center, Lyft ease. At least Starbucks in lobby Brendan bellman helped w luggage delivered by airline
Disliked: Staff at desk rude and not helpful at checkout. No in hotel eating. Only Starbucks. Many drug addicts and homeless loitering outside was scary for my kids. They were approached by them.

3.6

Good - 3.55 out of 5

Nicole Fri, 15 March 2019

Good

Liked: Location and one friendly bell man who showed where to get hot water.
Disliked: The black hair on our towel and hand wiped stain on the wall

4.6

Wonderful - 4.6 out of 5

Antonina Fri, 15 March 2019

It was a nice stay...

3.4

Pleasant - 3.35 out of 5

Gail Thu, 14 March 2019

Pleasant

Liked: Close to theater.
Disliked: No restaurant.

4.2

Very Good - 4.15 out of 5

Nickolaus Thu, 14 March 2019

Good times

Liked: Affordable, accomodating

2.3

Disappointing - 2.3 out of 5

Lucy Thu, 14 March 2019

Ok

Liked: Property over charge me. And eveytime j called I cannot get a hold of them.
Disliked: Costumer service is horrible

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Sophia Thu, 14 March 2019

Exceptional

4.4

Excellent - 4.4 out of 5

Blake Thu, 14 March 2019

Fabulous

1.3

Poor - 1.25 out of 5

Shannon Thu, 14 March 2019

Very poor

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Hotel Whitcomb 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA