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Located in South of Market, Hotel Whitcomb is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. This 460-room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a 24-hour fitness center, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. It's in central San Francisco and also close to Union Square and Lombard Street.


Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Hotel Whitcomb's 460 air-conditioned rooms provide safes, phones, and ironing boards. 37-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Hotel Whitcomb enjoy a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 7 meeting rooms. Valet parking is offered for USD 38.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this historic hotel include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in.


  • Walking distance to Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

With a BART and MUNI station at its entrance and a cable-car stop within 4 blocks, Hotel Whitcomb, A Historic Hotel of America, is across from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and the Orpheum Theatre. Union Square shops and restaurants are 6 blocks away.

Popular with theatergoers, the Market Street Grill has a changing menu with an emphasis on steak and seafood. The small, adjacent bar has a lovely Tiffany ceiling. A Starbucks kiosk in the lobby is open 24 hours on weekends.

Meeting and event space includes a ballroom for 400 guests, 7 meeting rooms, and a business center provides high-speed Internet access and other services (surcharge). Guests can make use of the 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking (surcharge) is available on site. Luggage storage and tours/ticket assistance are also provided.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 460 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1910 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 585 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6,300 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Whitcomb offers 460 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • LCD TV 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Market Street Grill - Lobby restaurant with large fireplace, white tablecloths, steak and seafood specialties. Menu changes with each Broadway-style show at the nearby Orpheum Theatre. Adjacent bar features Tiffany stained-glass ceiling. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served. Bar open from early evening to late evening.

Starbucks - Lobby kiosk serving coffee drinks and pastries. Open from early morning to late evening, 24 hours on Friday and Saturday.

Nearby Things to Do

Jogging, cycling, and rollerblading are popular along the Embarcadero, 1.5 miles away. The hotel is a mile from Yerba Buena Gardens, which includes a historic carousel, bowling alley, ice-skating rink, and children's play area.

Four miles away, the Presidio Golf Course is a public 18-hole course deep inside the city's verdant park near the Golden Gate Bridge. Golden Gate Park has walking and running trails, a playground, gardens, and tennis courts.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Whitcomb
  • Hotel Whitcomb San Francisco
  • Whitcomb
  • Whitcomb Hotel
  • Whitcomb San Francisco
  • Whitcomb Hotel San Francisco
  • Whitcomb San Fransico

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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