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Powell Place

730 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Powell Place
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This place is not so great. It's easier to list the issues here. 1)They have an elevator that serves half the establishment. 2)They don't provide shampoo and conditioner which should Be a given. 3) Some lights in my room didn't work and I was told "oh well, we noted it." When I showed my dissatisfaction with that answer, the front... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This place is just lovely, from suite that we occupied, to the welcome at reception, the location and everything about the place as a whole. The people are friendly, the place is spotless and the proximity to everything is just the ideal place to stay. Chinatown is a couple of blocks away, Union Square a couple of blocks down the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I enjoyed and felt right at home at my weeks stay at Powell Place /City share. I was most surprised and pleased with my lodgings I could not have of asked for anything better. The staff was fantastic, I was comfortable at seeking advice and information from them on ways to enhance my visit in San Francisco no question was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Awesome location and traditional suite style hotel in the centre of San Francisco! We stayed 7 days as part of a time-share with Royal Holiday and will likely return again and definitely stay here! I want to say lots but where to start!? The hotel is a traditional SanFran style suite with small but full kitchens. There are two buildings,... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Couldn't say more about Powell Place! We sayed for 4 days in SF, and I was very happy to have a hotel Located on Powell St - which is on a Cable Car route... only walked up the hill from Downtown SF once - that was enough for me, but we had purchased a 3 day transit pass.. .and used... More 

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Plantation, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

. . . but a very charming hotel on Nob Hill. This is not a hotel, per se, but a timeshare resort. Rentals are available, but perhaps not the dates you wish. If you do select this hotel, you will be happy you did. Quality is what they seek. And though some people have complained that they felt they were... More 

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Powell Place is a great location on Nob Hill. You have your choice of cable cars and public transit by walking half a very small block. You are one block from Chinatown and an easy seven block, downhill walk to North Beach. You can walk three blocks downhill to Union Square. Walgreens is two blocks away and the easiest place... More 

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Auburn, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

If you can get in here, consider yourself very lucky. It's a timeshare that sometimes has units available. Each unit includes a fully-equipped kitchen -- you may not want to cook with such incredible nearby eating options, but it is convenient. Other features: High quality linens, impeccable cleanliness and service, very friendly helpful front desk people. Some units are "studios"... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This beautiful little hotel is a find. We stayed here in October 2013 and couldn't have chosen a better location and hotel. It is at the top of Powell Street near California---very close to The Fairmont. We had a suite with a bedroom-living room and eat-in kitchen. Daily maid service with a chocolate on the pillow. comp. newspaper daily--friendly staff.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Rooms have street noise, but that was expected. The cable car goes by frequently. You can walk to a lot of places while staying here, just remember that it is all hills. It struck me as odd that we weren't allowed to take our room key out of the building, but it actually worked out okay. There was always someone... More 

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Address: 730 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown

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