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Hotel Whitcomb

3.5 out of 5.0

Hotel Whitcomb

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Great location close to bart, historic older hotel but comfortable rooms. Could be cleaner and security could be increased.

I actually liked this hotel a lot and would return if I were in San Francisco again. It exceeded my expectations. Rolando helped us at the front desk and made our stay pleasing from the start. Hotel Whitcomb is a historic hotel central to many attractions in the city. The grounds were in great condition with a restaurant and Starbucks on site. The rooms were very nice and comfy. The daily staff kept things clean. This is also the first eco-friendly hotel I visited. They gave us a portable water bottle that can be filled from a machine at the ice room.

Very bad hotel very old, nothing is working rooms very very [poor, no wifi as advertised. area full of homeless and drugs infront of hotel smoke coming into rooms

Old world charm. Hotel is over 100 years old. Nice rooms. On the edge of the tenderloin near civic center. Only surprise is parking is now $51.30 per night! So we parked at the nearby civic underground garage for $3/hour.

Room is a noisy with an old fan in the toilets very few electrical outlets very poor light and the showers freezing cold

This hotel is fine if you want a budget experience. It’s a rundown property with a homeless encampment right outside. It’s not a great area of town to walk around in at night especially as a single mom. The phone in the room had no cords - we had no way to call down for assistance when we needed something. The sheets on one of the beds has black spots clearly visible at the top when it was turned down. There was the same peanut shell on the ground in the hallway the entire four days we were there - the hall was incredibly dirty. The only highlight was a Starbucks adjacent to the lobby.

I had a great experience with Asal.. She completely exceeded my expectations on our stay and would highly recommend this property.

Close to city, walking distance to market street, shopping areas, but parking is expensive and long wait line for check in at the front counter, lack of staff

Wonderful staff from the Valet parking to the front desk. Beautiful hotel entrance and great location.

Room itself is a decent size, but the amenity is old. Full-size bed only. The bathroom is particularly strange. It was a long and narrow with a lot of random space, and the toilet looks like one in a public bathroom. With that said, one of the better economical hotels, and super close to Bill Graham

Nice hotel, friendly staff, clean, comfortable rooms, convenient location, easy access to BART,

Beautiful hotel. Our room was great and the public transportation access was perfect.

Don’t Stay Here. The area is very scary when it’s dark outside. The building itself is so old and everything inside including a room is old and dirty. The carpet is old and dirty. I couldn’t close the window in the bathroom and curtains in a room. Someone could see us sleeping. Wifi didn’t work at all. I called housekeeping and they transferred me to the internet company which is located in another state. Even though they said they reset the connection and maximized the signal I was unable to use internet. “Historic” doesn’t mean dirty. Such a shame.

1231 Market St San Francisco CA

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Orpheum Theater
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Concierge services

Located in Downtown San Francisco, Hotel Whitcomb is next to Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Public Library. This 460-room, 3.5-star hotel has a coffee shop/café along with conveniences like a 24-hour fitness center and free in-room WiFi. It's in central San Francisco and also close to San Francisco City Hall and Moscone Convention Center.


Dining

Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 37-inch an LCD TV with cable channels and pay movies. Beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include a safe, a phone, and an ironing board.


Property features

A 24-hour fitness center, conference space, and a computer station are featured at Hotel Whitcomb. Valet parking is offered for USD 66.12 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, tours or tickets, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this historic hotel include express check-in, express check-out, and free newspapers.

Room options

Standard, One Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Superior, One Queen Bed

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hotel Whitcomb

Everyone (186) Business (105) Couples (146) Family (51) Other (75) Friends (51)
4
Everyone

Great location close to bart, historic older hotel but comfortable rooms. Could be cleaner and security could be increased.

By on Jan 17, 2019

1
Everyone

By on Jan 11, 2019

5
Everyone

I actually liked this hotel a lot and would return if I were in San Francisco again. It exceeded my expectations. Rolando helped us at the front desk and made our stay pleasing from the start. Hotel Whitcomb is a historic hotel central to many attractions in the city. The grounds were in great condition with a restaurant and Starbucks on site. The rooms were very nice and comfy. The daily staff kept things clean. This is also the first eco-friendly hotel I visited. They gave us a portable water bottle that can be filled from a machine at the ice room.

By , from New York, US on Jan 7, 2019

1
Everyone

Very bad hotel very old, nothing is working rooms very very [poor, no wifi as advertised. area full of homeless and drugs infront of hotel smoke coming into rooms

By on Dec 26, 2018

4
Everyone

Old world charm. Hotel is over 100 years old. Nice rooms. On the edge of the tenderloin near civic center. Only surprise is parking is now $51.30 per night! So we parked at the nearby civic underground garage for $3/hour.

By on Dec 20, 2018

4
Everyone

By on Dec 12, 2018

1
Everyone

Room is a noisy with an old fan in the toilets very few electrical outlets very poor light and the showers freezing cold

By on Dec 11, 2018

2
Everyone

This hotel is fine if you want a budget experience. It’s a rundown property with a homeless encampment right outside. It’s not a great area of town to walk around in at night especially as a single mom. The phone in the room had no cords - we had no way to call down for assistance when we needed something. The sheets on one of the beds has black spots clearly visible at the top when it was turned down. There was the same peanut shell on the ground in the hallway the entire four days we were there - the hall was incredibly dirty. The only highlight was a Starbucks adjacent to the lobby.

By on Nov 25, 2018

5
Everyone

I had a great experience with Asal.. She completely exceeded my expectations on our stay and would highly recommend this property.

By , from Monterey on Nov 23, 2018

3
Everyone

Close to city, walking distance to market street, shopping areas, but parking is expensive and long wait line for check in at the front counter, lack of staff

By on Nov 22, 2018