We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Powell Place

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Powell Place
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 51: English reviews
Manalapan, New Jersey
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first trip to San Francisco and staying in Powell Place Hotel. Great location, friendly and very helpfull staff- i was very pleased with Dianna and Oscar. They were great assistance and pleasure to talk to. Very clean room,comfortable beds, nice little kitchen with everything in it if you decide to cook a little to save some money on eating... More 

Helpful?
Thank alenka4691
Level Contributor
21 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is such a lovely place! Big room in what seems to have been an apartment building... we cooked in the kitchen that's in the room and saved a lot of money. The personnel are just wonderful. All of the employes at the front desk were awesome, funny and helpful everytime. All the three lines of the car cable pass... More 

Helpful?
Thank Omi U
Neosho, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We are Royal Holiday Timeshare owners which allowed us to stay here.. We had two rooms for two couples.. The ambassador and the smaller studio. The smaller rooms are in the adjoining building on right side (NO elevator) for two floors. This is a 100 year old building but maintained well. We had the larger room on left side of... More 

Helpful?
Thank tmend
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three nights after Labor Day. Stayed in the main building where check-in occurs. The building has an elevator and a beautiful large staircase to reach the above three floors of rooms. We stayed in a single room with a queen bed, with a large bathroom and a small kitchen area with two electric burners, a small refrigerator/freezer and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Don D
San Francisco, California, United States
Level Contributor
142 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Excellent location on Powell Street Nob Hill area...easy walk to almost everything....restaurants shops Union Square China Town North Beach the City is so walkable...traditional style building no elevator....pack light! Friends invited me to join them on their time share....spacious very comfortable suite excellent quality....

Helpful?
Thank Christine C
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Level Contributor
26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I travel to SF every year and Pwell Place is a home away from home. The rooms are comfortable and spacious especially for SF. Everything inside you have everything you need including kitchen. The location could not be better. 10 min walk to Union Square, Cable Cars, Fishermans Wharf, North Beach, etc. If you can stay here do it. You'll... More 

Helpful?
Thank JMM15
High Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have been a owner here for about 8 yrs and have never been unhappy. The Staff is super and they treat you well. I never get bored coming to San Francisco. I do manage to find something new on each trip and i also manage to walk up to 5 to 12 miles per day......

Helpful?
Thank Marion1953
Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Excellent location, three cable lines in same block. The staff always attentive and helpful. The suite featured an ample bedroom, living room with a couch-bed, a full equipped kitchen and a spacious terrace. I just reduced my review 1 point because the bathroom was located in the bedroom instead of the living room.

Helpful?
Thank Gustavo D
Lehi, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This was a wonderful location, right on the cable car route. We enjoyed two rooms just one flight up. Best to come by shuttle or taxi and not have to pay for nightly parking fees. There was a fresh flower in a vase in our room and chocolates every night after they turned down our bed. So close to Chinatown... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank TeragramC
Southern California
Level Contributor
222 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This timeshare resort is an independent timeshare resort not affiliated with any of the big corporations. It does not have all the amenities that are offered by the big name places. However, Powell Place is very well maintained and well located in Nob Hill. Powell Place comprises of two apartment buildings that got converted to timeshare units. As mentioned in... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank LindaRoo

13 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (13)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these San Francisco hotels
Nob Hill
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
#17 of 233 in San Francisco
2,625 reviews
Financial District
Omni San Francisco Hotel
Omni San Francisco Hotel
#3 of 233 in San Francisco
4,567 reviews
Nob Hill
Stanford Court San Francisco
Stanford Court San Francisco
#50 of 233 in San Francisco
3,610 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Union Square
The Orchard Hotel
The Orchard Hotel
#10 of 233 in San Francisco
2,616 reviews
Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
#16 of 233 in San Francisco
4,900 reviews
Chinatown
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
#7 of 233 in San Francisco
609 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighbourhood.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Powell Place

Address: 730 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2207
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Powell Place staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Powell Place staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get larger room..worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles tmend, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps the rear of the building is more quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles christinec937, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are clean and charming”
 of 5 bubbles Marion1953, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check room location as you may need to walk up a few flights of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles LindaRoo, 10 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Book elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles SuperJustice, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
5 of 5