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Hotel Whitcomb

3,182 reviews
+1 415-626-8000

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Bar or Lounge

The Hotel Whitcomb: A Historic Hotel in the Heart of San Francisco

What Do the Rooms Include? 

Hotel Whitcomb has 459 guest rooms and historic suites. Guest rooms feature either one king bed, one queen bed, or two double beds and are decorated in a simple, yet stylish sense highlighting the deep wooden accents of the room. The 12 junior suites have a bedroom and sitting area, while the luxurious penthouse Governor's Suite adds a dining area, wet bar, and amazing views.

What Features Are Available? 

Use the free high-speed Wi-Fi from the comfort of your room, from the Starbucks while sipping a delicious coffee, or pop into the Internet café off the hotel lobby. Don't miss a workout at their fitness center while enjoying views of the city streets. Share a cocktail with friends in the Victorian style bar, The Tavern, while listening to music played at the Piano Bar. Find fresh cuisine at the Florinda's Market Street Grill, perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service is also available.

What Are the Room Rates at Hotel Whitcomb?  

Rooms will range from $150 to $500 USD or more. 

What's There to Do Nearby?

The Hotel Whitcomb, one of the Historic Hotels of America, is great for history enthusiasts looking to stay close to the city's historic sites. Guests are located just a quick trolley ride or hilly walk from the Fisherman's Wharf as well as the Presidio of San Fransisco with views of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. 

What's the Bottom Line? 

If you're looking for a spot in the center of San Francisco, you've found your place. The historic hotel offers beautiful rooms in an amazing location for excellent prices. Guests are well-connected to the main attractions in the city.

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South Of Market
1231 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103
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User Highlights
"Great restaurants in the area" "Great eating establishments"
92% liked the proximity to shopping.
93% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Unfriendly staff at the reception" "Great staff"
71% found the staff to be very friendly.
52% indicated the reception staff was not good.
"Awesome for breakfast" "Amazing breakfast"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%.
Value for money
"Paid for view room" "Charged me twice for my stay"
91% thought it was a great value.
The price was too high for 65%.
"Dated fixtures" "Old plumbing"
76% criticized the unstylish hotel.
66% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
"Smelly hallways" "Dirty little room"
Only 54% said rooms were clean enough.
67% thought it was rather dirty.
"Door lock was broken" "Water pressure was horrible"
81% complained about the bathroom.
80% said rooms were small.
"Walls are paper thin" "Air conditioner leaked"
80% said rooms were small.
Beds were acceptable for 60%.
"Terrible internet" "Horrible Wi-Fi"
79% said the wifi quality was bad.
91% thought it was a great value.

Good to know...

Hotel could use some updating
Bathroom could be optimized
Wifi quality could be improved
Rooms in need of an update
Expert Reviews
A historic, but well-past-its-prime, 459-room hotel that once served as San Francisco's City Hall.
The expansive, well-appointed lobby boasts marble balustrades and columns, carved wooden ceilings... and a ballroom with one of the largest parquet dance floors in the city.
Rough Guide
In the wake of the 1906 earthquake and fire, this c.1911 building temporarily served as San Francisco’s City Hall. It’s memorably adorned with Tiffany glass, Italian marble pillars and...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Early Check-in Fee: USD 50.00
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 25 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 15.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Parking Fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late Check-out Fee: USD 50.00
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 25.00 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible