The Herbert Hotel

The Herbert Hotel

161 Powell Street, San Francisco Downtown, San Francisco (CA), United States, 94102
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    8.0
    Excellent
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    8.8
    Excellent

    "Excellent Value for the money -- I took the room with the ba..."

    Boris

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    February 9, 2018

    8.1
    Excellent cleanliness

    Things you’ll love about The Herbert Hotel

    Things you'll love

    • 210 meters to public transportation

    • Airport transfer

    • Located in heart of San Francisco (CA)

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    Exceptional
    Location
    9.5
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    Exceptional location - Inside city center
    Popular neighborhood
    Nearby
    Popular
  • Interior of Uni Qlo30 m
  • Sam's Cable Car Lounge60 m
  • Union Square70 m
  • Gold Dust Lounge100 m
  • Shop and the City Tour100 m
  • DSW110 m
  • H&M120 m
  • Macy’s140 m
  • Theater District San Francisco150 m
  • US Post Office150 m
  • Value for money7.7
    Location rating9.5
    Nearest airportSan Francisco International Airport (SFO)
    Distance to airport18.9 km

    Rooms available at The Herbert Hotel

    Twin Bed with Shared Bathroom
    Twin Bed with Shared Bathroom
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    • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
    • Non-smoking
    • 1 double bed
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    Shared Bathroom Queen
    Shared Bathroom Queen
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    • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
    • Non-smoking
    • 1 queen bed
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    Deluxe Queen Room
    Deluxe Queen Room
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    • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
    • City view
    • 1 king bed
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    Standard Queen Room
    Standard Queen Room
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    • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
    • Shower
    • 1 king bed
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    Family Suite
    Family Suite
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    • Room size: 37 m²/398 ft²
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    Deluxe Room with 2 Queen Beds
    Deluxe Room with 2 Queen Beds
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    • Shower
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    Deluxe Double
    Deluxe Double
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      Three Room Suite
      Three Room Suite
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        Family Suite - 2 double beds
        Family Suite - 2 double beds
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          Deluxe Twin Room (2 Twin Beds)
          Deluxe Twin Room (2 Twin Beds)
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            What people love about The Herbert Hotel

            • 10.0
              Exceptional

              "The location is great, the building is historical but nicely maintain."

              Toni

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              January 11, 2019

            • 10.0
              Exceptional

              "Very good location and worth it for the price."

              C

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              January 21, 2018

            • 10.0
              Exceptional

              "Walkable to the recommended Blue Bottle Coffeehouse as well."

              C

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              January 21, 2018

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            8.8
            Excellent

            "Very good location, big room."

            Vanessa

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            January 4, 2019

            An overview

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            What they offer

            5.6
            Review score

            "Great location."

            HUNG-WEI

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            January 5, 2019

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            Nearest essentials

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            What to eat nearby

            American cuisine
            American cuisine
            Cafe Mio
            20 m American, Cafe, Delicatessen
            Bar Norcini
            40 m American, Bar, Wine Bar
            Johnny Foley's
            50 m American, Bar, Gluten Free
            Asian cuisine
            Asian cuisine
            Dojima-Ann
            30 m Asian, Japanese, Sushi
            Ramen House
            80 m Asian, Japanese
            Tian Sing
            80 m Asian, Chinese
            Cafe
            Cafe
            Cafe La Taza
            250 m Cafe
            Gallery Cafe Live
            340 m Cafe, Contemporary
            The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
            350 m Cafe

            What's nearby

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            Reviews of The Herbert Hotel from real guests

            Agoda Reviews (166)Booking.com Reviews (1234)
            8.0
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            10
            Cleanliness8.1
            Facilities6.7
            Location9.5
            Service8.1
            Value for money7.7
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            9.2
            Exceptional
            Renoldius from Indonesia
            Solo traveler
            Stayed 2 nights in December 2018

            1 Block Away to Union Square”

            The check-in process was fast and great, the location is perfect. However, please note that you cannot ask to leave your luggage at the hotel if you are coming early or would like to leave early, the will tell you to go to other hotel to do the baggage drop and it costs you $2 per bag. Although I was checked-out and come back to check-in the day after tomorrow (as I spent 1 night in Yosemite), the hotel did not allow you to leave to baggage with them.

            Reviewed December 25, 2018
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Ji from United States
            Family with teens
            Stayed 3 nights in March 2018

            Satisfying stay in San Francisco!”

            Stayed at this hotel for two nights. I stayed at 2-queen beds with a private bathroom. And it was actually two separate rooms connected with a bathroom which is cool. The rooms and the bathroom were tidy and clean. The staffs were nice and helpful. Location was really nice with trams and subway nearbyand you can find probably all the shops you need near the hotel. Satisfying cozy hotel and I want to visit again.

            Reviewed October 13, 2018
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Toni from Australia
            Family with teens
            Stayed 1 night in May 2018

            Convenient location, clean”

            The location is great, the building is historical but nicely maintain. Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were spacious.

            Reviewed January 11, 2019
            8.4
            Excellent
            Claire from Macau
            Solo traveler
            Twin Bed with Shared Bathroom
            Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

            Good hotel on Powell and 3 mins from Bart Station”

            I booked a room with public bath but felt surprised and happy to be upgraded to a private bath room. The room was good! With a view of the street Powell with cable car, but no worries, the room equipped with double windows so that the room was quiet, at least, the noise was not from outside, but it was an old, traditional SF building so I knew what to expect... overall I loved my stay there.

            Reviewed December 27, 2017
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Vanessa from United States
            Couple
            Stayed 1 night in February 2019

            Exceptional”

            Lights were not that bright and could not open windows (it was pretty warm inside)

            Reviewed February 13, 2019
            6.0
            bambang from Indonesia
            Family with young children
            Stayed 3 nights in June 2018

            need renovation”

            the room is quite big but shower at private bathroom didn't work so i have to take a shower at shared bathroom, luckily just beside my room. the bed only 100cm. old building and need a lot of refurbishment.

            Reviewed June 25, 2018
            7.6
            Very good
            Jeffrey from United Kingdom
            Solo traveler
            Stayed 3 nights in May 2018

            Very adequate, great location”

            10 minutes from BART /Muni subways, cable car and F line trolley. 5 minutes Burger King. $7 breakfast in associated cafe/bar, Bartlett Hall, 3 mins walk. Price for locality very good. Has an elevator which other similar properties do not. Good security.

            Reviewed June 03, 2018
            5.6
            HUNG-WEI from Taiwan
            Couple
            Stayed 4 nights in December 2018

            Above average”

            Great location. Room is below average.

            Reviewed January 05, 2019
            6.8
            Good
            Ning from Taiwan
            Solo traveler
            Stayed 1 night in December 2018

            Overall is good but if you need to stored your luggage is not that convenience”

            There is a lot of noice during the whole night, need some effort to get some sleep. If you need to store your luggage you need to walk for 5 mins to nearby hotel and pay.

            Reviewed December 31, 2018
            8.4
            Excellent
            Nicole from New Zealand
            Couple
            Stayed 3 nights in December 2018

            Excellent”

            Great location. Very central and easy to get to all parts of the city. Is loud, due to being downtown by trams so bring ear plugs.

            Reviewed December 04, 2018
            4.0
            Carson from United States
            Couple
            Stayed 1 night in November 2018

            Find a better place”

            Pros: clean sheets. Firm mattress. Hot shower. Cons: bugs crawling on the bathroom floor. Loud city noises audible with poor insulation. Sketchy neighborhood. Poor service/staff. For example, our flight was delayed, so I called to notify. They told me there is 24/7 concierge. But we got there at 4am, and had to wait for 30 mins to be let inside (we thought we were gonna get mugged), despite calling (no answer). The concierge eventually came out, clearly didn’t care, and was totally unapologetic.

            Reviewed November 19, 2018
            5.2
            Belinda from Australia
            Solo traveler
            Stayed 1 night in November 2018

            Basic and disappointed”

            Location, value for money, clean and comfortable bed. Main light stopped working and then came on during the night, shower did not work and the windows open fully, not safe for children. Paid for private bathroom but was located next to shared shower facility, noisy. No luggage storage facility on site and staff did not care when I shared my disappointment

            Reviewed November 12, 2018
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Ma from Philippines
            Business traveler
            Stayed 5 nights in January 2019

            Nice charming hotel. Value for your money.”

            You might want to consider having a roofdeck or alfresco area for your guests where people can smoke or hang out and have coffee on a nice day.

            Reviewed February 04, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Rafael from United States
            Couple
            Stayed 1 night in January 2019

            Perfect hotel”

            Amazing hotel, everything was perfect, location, cleanliness, style

            Reviewed January 21, 2019
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Tuaiva from French Polynesia
            Couple
            Stayed 4 nights in January 2019

            Rapport qualité/prix imbattable avec la promo agoda.”

            Good location, good room even if it's small there is all you need . I will definitely come back there.

            Reviewed January 07, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Vanessa from Brazil
            Family with young children
            Stayed 4 nights in October 2018

            Good choice”

            Very good location, big room. Only this, no services.

            Reviewed January 04, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Mike from Singapore
            Family with young children
            Stayed 1 night in December 2018

            Great location and value for money”

            Very nice location for family and great shopping location, right in the middle of shopping area.

            Reviewed January 03, 2019
            8.8
            Excellent
            Boris from United States
            Business traveler
            Stayed 2 nights in November 2017

            Excellent”

            Excellent Value for the money -- I took the room with the bathroom in the room -- a deluxe -- this is important. It is spartan, as many others describe -- there is a funny smell in the hallway -- but inside the room is fine. Bathroom was older, but ok. If you want a great location for almost under 100, you can't beat this.

            Reviewed February 09, 2018
            8.0
            Excellent
            Poh from Singapore
            Solo traveler
            Stayed 1 night in December 2017

            Great location”

            Great location within downtown, able to see the San Francisco cable car thru the window. Love the room size. Will be much better if there is room slipper provided as the vinyl floor is pretty cold at this time of the year.

            Reviewed December 17, 2017
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Karen from Australia
            Solo traveler
            Shared Bathroom Queen
            Stayed 3 nights in March 2017

            Great Location”

            For San Francisco on a budget this was a great, convenient hotel to stay at - just down the road from Union Square & very handy to the cable cars (one of the stops is straight across the road). I do recommend to book in advance so that you get a cheaper deal & make sure you book a room with an ensuite. I had a Queen shared bathroom & while the amenities were clean, there were no mirrors in the room or in the bathroom (which was only a shower with a towel rack & wooden bathmat). In saying that the Staff were very friendly & helpful & I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to San Fran.

            Reviewed March 29, 2017
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            • Exceptional location
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