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Hotel Whitcomb

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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West Wales
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We were booked into this hotel by jetline cruise as part of an Alaska Cruise.Very convenient location. We used the Sam`s Diner across the road at 1220 Market street for breakfast at 07 AM and happy hour in the late afternoon. Excellent friendly staff.

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whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking some time to share your thoughts on your experience. We do always appreciate any type of feedback as it helps us make future guests stays better. If you return to SF please keep us in mind. Thanks Again. Kris Betz, Director of Operations

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Head out of the front door and go right, you will walk right into the metro entrance--or keep walking 5 or 6 blocks to the popular Union Square shopping area and the boarding of the cable cars. Don't head left when coming out of the hotel as there is not much down that way. if traveling the area on foot,...

2Thank MrsDrO2U
whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments about your upcoming stay. We are very pleased to know that you loved the otel and the staff was friendly and courteous. We do hope that if you are back in SF you stay with us again. Thanks Kris Betz, Director of Operations

Llanbedr, Powys, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2013

An historic hotel in need of quite a bit more work. Our room was clean and serviceable, but no plug in the hand basin, no coffee making facilities and a very noisy aircon. Service in the restaurant (we only had breakfast) was poor. The lifts were often out of order. The place needs a lot of money spent on it...

1Thank David T
Reviewed 21 September 2013

This is my third stay at the Whitcomb. This time I brought my daughter as part of a trip to California. I have always found the staff courteous and helpful. We stayed 5 nights and on one return to our room in the evening (quite late)we found that the room had not been made up! A call to the desk...

1Thank kenmorris100
Anaheim, California
Reviewed 20 September 2013

An older hotel right in the heart of San Francisco with classic charm and updated rooms. City hall is right across the street and you're sitting right on Market Street with street cars immediately in front of you. The restaurant and bar were great and the service was grand. BART is located right outside the front door so access to...

1Thank Billyjoe52
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We were treated in the worst possible way right from the start. Staff we dealt with we're rude and should not work in the hospitality business. We had them walk us to the Holiday Inn next door, that's how bad service was. It was a horrible experience. And yes area around hotel is not safe. This hotel is on skid...

4Thank Kerstin C
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2013

I recently stayed at this hotel but likely wouldn't hurry back since I did find that it wasn't in the nicest area of San Francisco. There were a lot of homeless people encamped across the street from the hotel and panhandlers right out side the front door. Often there were street noises that kept my friend and I awake at...

1Thank Lovetotraveltimes
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 September 2013

I stayed For a couple of days in San Francisco, I did not have a reservation and the city had some sort of convention, they had a room available which was reasonable price compared to other hotels........ the lobby is beyond believe is like going back to a Victorian era, they also had groups from all over Europe and Asia....

2Thank brandon c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 September 2013

The lobby of this historic hotel is lovely, but my experience went downhill from there. When I arrived, my room reeked of cigarette smoke even though it was a non-smoking room. The walls were very thin and I could hear the door next to me banging shut all night long. The elevators were slow. Finally, the neighborhood is not great....

2Thank jurisdawn
Reviewed 13 September 2013

Hotel Whitcomb really has outstanding customer service. Starting with Rolando at check-in. I am handicapped and he went out of his way to make sure I had a room that would accommodate my needs. Our room wasn't quite ready and he personally went to make sure it was done immediately. He came and found us at the Starbuck's off the...

1Thank SFlamm7

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Staying in SoMa

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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Additional Information about Hotel Whitcomb

Address: 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-1400
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range: ₹ 9,696 - ₹ 17,970 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Whitcomb 3.5*
Number of rooms: 460
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“For quieter room ask for a room facing away from Market”
Brentlin, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms away from Market and 8th Streets are quiet”
countrydean, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere.”
brivvy, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Again, away from Market Street as it gets loud at night. Upper floor towards the rear.”
keeb56, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was in need of a lot of repairs, and we were on the lower level.”
, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
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