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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
3.2 out of 5 (960 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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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 (3.2 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, 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.

3.8

Good - 3.75 out of 5

Gregory Sun, 9 December 2018

Good

4

Good - 3.95 out of 5

Linda Sun, 9 December 2018

Good

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Robert Sun, 9 December 2018

I would definately stay here...

Liked: For me the bed was very comfortable...I like firm beds and this one did not disappoint. All staff were very kind and personable.
Disliked: Nothing...location, staff, room were all just great!

2.5

Fair - 2.5 out of 5

Samantha Fri, 7 December 2018

Passable

3.3

Pleasant - 3.25 out of 5

Gabrielle Thu, 6 December 2018

My stay was pleasant.

Liked: I love how they maintained the historical style of the hotel
Disliked: I think they should renovate to update certain appliances, but keep the same vibe

2.7

Fair - 2.7 out of 5

Ana Thu, 6 December 2018

I enjoyed my stay but...

Liked: I liked the entrance to the Hotel, it was a Grand entrance with a beautiful chandelier. It's noticeable that the Hotel was a big deal back in the day; the Hotel has elegant remnants of it's past.
Disliked: The hallways were dark. The bedrooms were dated. I am sure that the hotel can keep it's style while updating it. The hotel needs updating. It did not smell fresh/clean. The bathroom door did not lock.

4.2

Very Good - 4.15 out of 5

Theresa Wed, 5 December 2018

Charming older hotel w/ authentic...

Liked: This is an older hotel, over 100 years old, so it has it?s quirks. I love old hotels and the charm they bring. Hotel was clean and the staff friendly. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Disliked: Room was a bit dark with almost no natural light. Area was busy but some homeless around (normal amount for the size of the city). Hotel had personnel at entrance at night to make sure only hotel guests entered, which I appreciated.

4.2

Very Good - 4.15 out of 5

Anonymous Wed, 5 December 2018

Very good

Liked: Close to city attractions and transport, coffee shop located in the lobby. Rooms were spacious and clean.
Disliked: The streets were a bit of an eye-opener and at times felt unsafe.

5

Exceptional - 5.0 out of 5

Gary Sun, 2 December 2018

Exceptional

2

Disappointing - 2.0 out of 5

Verified Hotel Guest Thu, 29 November 2018

Liked: Staff was wonderful and very helpful.
Disliked: The hotel is in need of major updates and is very outdated. I would not consider it a 3.5 star hotel.

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Hotel Whitcomb 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA