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About The Powell Hotel


Nestled in the heart of San Francisco Downtown, The Powell Hotel is an ideal spot from which to discover San Francisco (CA). Set 0.0 mi from the excitement of the city, this 3-star hotel commands an excellent location and provides access to the city's biggest attractions. This modern hotel is in the vicinity of popular city attractions such as James Flood Building, Powell Street Cable-Car Turnaround, Exit Theater.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this San Francisco (CA) hotel. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, facilities for disabled guests, Wi-Fi in public areas, valet parking, meeting facilities are just a few of the facilities that set The Powell Hotel apart from other hotels in the city.

The ambiance of The Powell Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), desk, television, satellite/cable TV are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in San Francisco (CA), make The Powell Hotel your home away from home.
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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Valet parking

Food & beverage

  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop


  • Pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • Laundry service

On-site facilities

  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Elevator
  • Smoking area

Health and security

  • Safety deposit boxes
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Breakfast is served from 06:30 AM to 09:00 AM.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 0-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 3:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 0.0 mi
Number of Rooms : 138
Room Voltage: 120
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
Year Hotel Built: 1908
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2011
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Verified traveler reviews

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Very good

  • Cleanliness 6.8
  • Location 9.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.1
  • Service 7.1
  • Value for money 7.3
  • Food/Dining 5.8
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Romeo J.
January 17, 2015
Power in Powell
BART and Muni accessible, shopping is just a step away and free wifi

United States
December 23, 2014
only location
location location location

Delvyn W.
December 04, 2014
Good good good
The staff are very friendly n helpful especially miss Teresa .Location is ideal n breakfast is simple yet hearty
Very wonderful n awesome

Yang L.
November 22, 2014
excellent location but poor cleaniness
excellent location, easy access to transportion all roun and direct access to cable car
good location with access to F train that runs to/fro fishermanwharfs and access to Bart travelling to airport. great with easy access and walking dist to chinatown. however the hotel cleaniness is poor.

saman N.
United States
November 14, 2014
Worst Hotel I have ever been!
It was so bad! no refrigerator, no hot water maker, no microwave, empty vending machine!!!!!!!

Mei T.
November 12, 2014
Room is eerie
Location, location and location
Room is very small. Door doesn't come with a latch. Bed has noises. The room gives an eerie feel, especially insecure due to the door without latch.

angela M.
United Kingdom
November 11, 2014
Excellent Location
Location, helpful staff, happy hour
Located right next to tram terminus and Bart. Close to shops and Union Square. Able to walk to Fishermans Walk. Hotel has character and is awaiting an update so carpets and some fittings a little tired. Towels and bed linen of good quality and changed regularly. Happy hour from Monday to Thursday a welcome bonus.

Sue W.
November 08, 2014
location, free wifi and clean room
Pleasant stay but not recommended for stay during summer as there is no air con in the room.we had to open the window at night else the room will be stuffy.no fan in the room as well.

Mark R.
United States
September 23, 2014
Staff was very friendly. Rooms need updating.
Location-extremely convenient; staff--very friendly; free happy hour on week nights
As most know, San Francisco is a very expensive city. It is hard to complain about the cost per night since the location is so good, but the building and amenities are still sub-par for a room in the $250/night range. When I first checked in there was a roach running around on the carpet in the middle if the floor (in broad daylight). When I brought it up to the front desk, they were very responsive and offered to move me to an upgraded room. The new room was better but both rooms had a less-than-desirable smell to them. I'm pretty sure if my wife was traveling with me we would have left to look for a different hotel. I could tolerate the room smell for as little as I was in it each day and I couldn't beat the convenient location so I just dealt with it.

yanna D.
September 19, 2014
Fancy hotel... near to go every were
near the tourist information, good location, clear room
We like to stay @ the Powell hotel... it's reasonable price... warm n clear room even it's old hotel...


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