Hotel Whitcomb - San Francisco

1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94103show map
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GoodBased on  392 reviews
Overview

The 3-star Hotel Whitcomb is placed about 1.5 km from Nob Hill. Hotel Whitcomb was opened in 1912 and offers modern rooms.

Hotel Whitcomb is an excellent venue within a 10-minute walk from the center of San Francisco. The property is neighboring bars, taverns and restaurants as well as Union square, which is around 15 minutes` walk.

There are a market, shops and boutiques within a quick reach of the hotel.

A 10-minute stroll will take you to BART - Civic Center subway station. 20 km to San Francisco International airport.

Rooms

Hotel Whitcomb features 460 guestrooms with central heating, television with satellite channels, an individual safe, a microwave and a work desk. Hotel Whitcomb offers rooms with the city view. The rooms have Italian décor and custom-made furniture.

Eat & Drink

Different dishes of international cuisine are served at the restaurant. The Tavern Piano bar features live music and a piano. Market Street Grill and Starbucks are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters away of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can use 24-hour security, concierge service and wedding services as well as a convenience shop, a garage and a souvenir shop.

Relax

Hotel Whitcomb offers a casino, a cocktail lounge and barbeque grills to ensure guests' comfortable stay. On-site fitness amenities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at USD 38 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   460.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 38 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Paid shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Paid shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Massage

Room features

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
17 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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Getting around
Airports
Train
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station1.1 mi
Underground
BART - Civic Center Station1000 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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Reviews
6.6
GoodBased on  392  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The historic nature of the hotel. Its close proximity to the shops. Some staff extremely helpful some rather churlish.

    Its location attracts a lot of poor/homeless people. Some of whom have obvious mental health needs. Some rooms are in need of refurbishment.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Very convenient to public transportation and overall nice rooms. City hotel so expect small bathrooms and city life on the street. It's big and if you want to feel special and pampered, this ain't the place but if you want a good place to stay in the middle of lots of things, can't beat the price, cleanliness, etc. Thanks Whitcomb

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Privacy and the parking personell

    Coffee maker in room is a must, coffee is not good when you have to see other people at the lobby fighting your way via the Starbucks line. The smells of fresh coffee in the mornig is heaven (in the room)

  • 8.8
    Superb

    - The hotel clerks took efforts to get us checked in early and were very friendly.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    When I returned from the softball games, the room was clean again

    The victorian style

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The comfort of the Starbucks downstairs - Proximity to the city and public transport and beautiful atmospheric lobby and room

    The internet connection was not always 100% and I could use a bit more light in the room - one switch didn't work. In addition, it'd be better to put the 'Don't wash the towels' card a bit more where I could see it. I only discovered this on the second day (Thought the rule was just not to put the towels on the ground)

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The quality of the beds and the space in the room.

    The beds were a little bit small for 2 persons.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The history and architecture was beautiful in this old building.

    The location was brutal. There are so many homeless and high people around there, it was scary to walk down the street, day or night. I would recommend paying a little more and staying closer to Union Square.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    There is no vreg in the rooms

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    We absolutely loved our stay at the Hotel Whitcomb. Our daughter was gradutating from the SF Conservatory of Music, and the location and ammenities of the hotel were exactly what we were looking for during this special occasion. Of course the lobby is breathtaking, and the history is fascinating. We reccommend the Hotel Whitcomb to anyone who enjoys the heart of the City. Thank you!

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The reception looked nice.

    Service was very poor, had to que for 1 1/2 hrs to check in & then they messed up the reservation and I asked me to leave early so had to que up again to sort it out. Just what you want after a long flight! Hotel smelt bad, musty and lots of road noise in room. Hotel is situated on the edge of the tourist area, didn't feel particuarly safe walking back at night, lots of crazy homeless people about.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    We had a corner room and loved it. Larry was also extremely friendly :)

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    The overall comfort of the hotel. I very much felt at home the 6 nights that I stayed there and my bed was sooooo very cozy. It broke my heart to leave come Friday morning.

    The smell of smoke in the Hall way and in my closet.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Restaurant menu is limited and not delicious.Bartender was good at his job.

    Location is awful, to many homeless people in hotel area and bothered me with their insisted attitudes.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The decor and rooms were pretty and appealing.

    The person checking me in wasn't very friendly and my room was quite small. I also wasn't very keen on the neighborhood.

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Highlights
7
GoodBased on  392 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 17 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
17 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Train
Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station1.1 mi
Underground
BART - Civic Center Station1000 ft
Bus
Bus stop700 ft
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