$110 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Jan 3, 2015 Check-out: Jan 5, 2015

Nob Hill Hotel

3 stars
835 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
172 reviews
Very pleased

Located right in the town so taking a trolley or bus will get you anywhere. Staff were very very... See full review

  • Cedeslauren121112
  • Feb 15, 2014
Lovely vintage hotel

My boyfriend and I loved this hotel. Our room was very cute and warm. The robes waiting in the... See full review

  • Samantha Jones
  • Nov 12, 2013
Antique touches and historic grandeur overlooking the Golden Gate City

Marble flooring, stained-glass panels, ornate ceilings, alabaster chandeliers and an extensive collection of period paintings welcome visitors to this circa-1906 Nob Hill boutique hotel. Rooms are elegantly appointed with period antiques, velvet comforters and replica half-canopy iron beds. All visitors receive complimentary continental breakfast daily and a voucher for a complimentary glass of wine. Colombini, the on-site cafe and bistro, serves up traditional Italian fare in a romantic Tuscan setting.

Highlights
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • City cable cars right out front
  • Old-world decor adds to European motif
Rooms

Victorian is the decor in the hotel's 41 guest rooms and nine suites. In addition to silk drapes and original artwork, all rooms include ironing boards, hair dryers and cable television. Some include microwaves and mini-refrigerators, too. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Features

The hotel opened in 1906 and was restored to its period grandeur during an extensive renovation in 1988.

All guests receive complimentary continental breakfast and a voucher for a free glass of wine. Guests also have access to an on-site fitness center and can use the Club One at Nob Hill Health Club, a full-service facility with spa and fitness center located across the street (fees apply).

Enjoy lunch or dinner at Colombini, an on-site restaurant serving traditional Italian fare in a romantic Tuscan setting. On weeknights, the eatery's lounge offers drink specials. It's also a good place to cash in that voucher for a glass of wine.

Valet and self parking are available (fees apply).

Transportation
  • San Francisco International Airport (18 mi/29 km)
  • Oakland International Airport (16 mi/25.8 km)
  • Cable car stops (1 block)
  • BART (6 blocks)
  • MUNI bus (1 block)
Attractions
  • Union Square
  • Chinatown
  • AT&T Park
Business
  • 24-hour business center
  • Choose from a variety of conference facilities on-site

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Nob Hill Hotel Rooms

Deluxe Double
Room with 1 double beds include two line speaker phones with voice mail & data port hook up, Color Television with Cable, CNN, HBO & Premium Movies CD, Radio Alarm Clock, Iron & Ironing Boards, Non Skid Baths and Showers, Hair Dryer, Mini Refrigerator, Microwave oven.
Deluxe Double
Room with 2 double beds include two line speaker phones with voice mail & data port hook up, Color Television with Cable, CNN, HBO & Premium Movies CD, Radio Alarm Clock, Iron & Ironing Boards, Non Skid Baths and Showers, Hair Dryer, Mini Refrigerator, Microwave oven.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
Activities
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Grace Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.4 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Union Square: 0.5 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 0.5 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 0.5 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 0.6 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 0.7 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.7 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.7 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Japantown: 0.7 mi
  • Japan Center: 0.8 mi
  • Grace Cathedral: 0.3 mi
  • Civic Centre: 0.4 mi
  • Kertesz Gallery: 0.4 mi
  • Cable Car Museum: 0.5 mi
  • Union Square: 0.5 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 0.5 mi
  • Haas Lilienthal House: 0.5 mi
  • Lafayette Park: 0.6 mi
  • Konko Church of San Francisco: 0.7 mi
  • San Francisco City Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Old St Mary's Cathedral: 0.7 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.7 mi
  • Toomey Tourell Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Japantown: 0.7 mi
  • Japan Center: 0.8 mi
  • San Francisco Symphony: 0.8 mi
  • St Patrick's Church: 0.8 mi
  • Pioneer's Monument: 0.8 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • Don Soker Gallery: 0.8 mi
  • SoMa: 0.9 mi
  • Cartoon Art Museum: 0.9 mi
  • Transamerica Pyramid: 0.9 mi
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 0.9 mi
  • Moscone Center: 0.9 mi
  • Lombard Street: 1 mi
  • 871 Fine Arts: 1 mi
  • Coit Tower: 1.1 mi
  • Ghirardelli Square: 1.2 mi
  • Hyde Street Pier: 1.3 mi
  • Wax Museum Entertainment Complex: 1.4 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Ferry Building: 1.4 mi
  • San Francisco Experience: 1.4 mi
  • Aquarium of the Bay: 1.4 mi
  • Port of San Francisco: 1.4 mi
  • Underwater World: 1.4 mi
  • Musee Mecanique: 1.4 mi
  • Pier 39: 1.4 mi
  • Wyland Gallery: 1.5 mi
  • ATT Park: 1.5 mi
  • Walter Adams Gallery: 1.6 mi
  • Mission Dolores: 1.8 mi
  • Lands End: 1.8 mi
  • Mission Delores: 1.8 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (172)

Ratings and reviews for Nob Hill Hotel

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
172 out of 172
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
3.1
Location:
3.7
Value:
3.5

74% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Andy and family
Business
UK
Nov 3, 2009

Get close to the Heart of San Francisco

The hotel is located approx 10 mins walk from Union square, however note some of the hills are steep in san francisco. The price is very good for the location compared with the bigger chains. The hotel is clean but a little tired in its appearence with bathrooms (the usual grouting and tile type issue)and carpets etc needing a refresh Being in a centre it can be noisy with the sound of city life, there is no secondary glazing or air con so windows need to be open and hence the noise is noticable. The staff were mainly very helpful, although the reception on arrival was slow and suggested we were unexpected, however we ended up with an extra room for the same price to accomodate the family group. the breakfast is simple but helps to save a few dollars during the trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Eat on the top floor at Macys department store in Union Square. I would not usually recommend a chain but the cheesecake factory is a great location and reasonably priced. You will need to walk back afterwards to use some of the calories if you have the cheesecake!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
crf
Business
Milwaukee, WI
Sep 24, 2009

San Fran

The room was adequate - housekeeping fair - quaint turn of century atomsphere. Room size was really too small for 2 full size beds - 1 queen would have been better! Some variety to the breakfast would have been appreciated. 5 days of bagels and danish gets tiresome. switch it up a bit

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

about 5 blocks from cable car; and 6-7 to the sighting hop- on off pick up point. Area of town is very dirty - but seemed safe if you can get past the trash, etc. Only a 2 block walk to grocery store. Restaurant attqached had good food. Parking - non- exsistant - was a separate company around the corner and very limited.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
lgbt traveler
Business
Boston, MA
Jun 29, 2011

Good Value for Money

Rooms very small, but nice enough for the money. Hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Continental breakfast disappointing, but 24 hour coffee was good, and there is a refrigerator and microwave in room. Location is not far from Union Square, but next time I'd stay closer to Castro.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Easiest way to Castro -- walk to Union Square and take the MUNI.

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Review of Nob Hill Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Toronto, CA
May 2, 2010

Good but too small

They have antique furniture. It's good but too small room. I couldn't unpack my bag. I recommand this hotel who wanna go alone not with friends or family.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jun 18, 2011

Pleasant

For the price, the hotel was quite comfortable, with friendly staff and just about all that you'd expect from a hotel room. Included was complimentary breakfast every morning (toast, cereal, croissants, coffee/tea and juice), free wine tasting in the evening, and a small indoor fitness center. I also got a free upgrade to a larger sized bed, and was able to check in early. The staff were friendly and helpful with directions, as well. When I arrived in my room (possibly because I checked in 2 hours early) the trash from the previous tenants had not yet been cleared, but I notified the front desk and it was taken care of immediately. The carpet in the room also looked somewhat stained by things like coffee or dirt, but did not have any visible gunk or gum of any sort on it. The bed was comfortable, and although the room and bathroom were small, it was decorated in an attractive vintage manner. Overall, it was a nice place to stay for my brief trip to SF. Its location in the heart of downtown and the friendliness of the staff made it a great place to stay for my trip. Just be aware that you won't find quite the same level of room services as larger hotels, and that the location is not in the best neighborhood (though not terrible either).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

This hotel is between 0.5 to 2 miles of most of the major tourist attractions (Fisherman's Wharf, Japantown, Chinatown, Union Square, BART station) and I simply walked everywhere I went. However, a few destinations such as the California Academy of Sciences will require taking a bus, unless you want to walk for about an hour and a half.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Supergirls
Business
Houston, TX
Nov 9, 2010

San Fran

Hotel was beautiful, very Victorian but the room was hot as hell, no breeze! After a shower just did not cool down. The front desk was not helpful at all, would not call us a cab and gave horrible directions through the worst part of town. Somehow we did survive!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Pepe's Girl
Business
New Jersey
Aug 12, 2011

a step back in time!

The hotel was quaint and very old. The elevator was one of those old gated lifts from the early 19th century. Everything was nice, but the hallway smelled VERY musty, and the walls were paper-thin. The continental breakfast was good, and the front desk staff was very accomodating with directions and even got me some tea when all that was left was coffee.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Try the Moroccan restaurant two blocks away. It's called Aicha, and they give you delicious bang for your buck! It's BYOB, so head to Napa beforehand and stock up!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Dbob
Business
Chico, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2011

great

The Nob Hill Hotel was like taking a step back in time. We truly appreciated the nostalgia and ate breakfast at Dotties down the street and it was delicious! The staff was very kind and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dotties is amazing! Food was worth the wait!

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
LDB
Business
Indianapolis
Sep 29, 2010

NOB HILL HOTEL

The hotel had a great location and it was easy to get around SF using the MUNI. The neighborhood south of the hotel was a little rough, but not dangerous, and the staff were extremely helpful with directions.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

If you buy a citypass or muni pass, you can ride public transit at no additional cost, and get pretty much anywhere in the city.

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Review of Nob Hill Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Iowa City
Jul 5, 2011

"Unbeatable location for the price"

lack of ventilation.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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