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The Herbert Hotel

161 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Ranked #103 of 237 Hotels in San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Modena, Italy
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Herbert for a few days during my business trip to San Francisco. I had a room with bathroom and I had a great time. First of all, the location is fantastic as I was able to walk to most of my meetings downtown and to take the muni to everywhere else. It also has some great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is very well located close to Bart and Union Sq. Also convenient for the tram to Fishermans Wharf. There is some street/road noise but to be expected ina centrally located hotel and certainly not enough to prevent a nights sleep.

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26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the first night of our trip as the hotel we wanted was sold out. No regrets at all because this hotel is so so near the BART. It was easy taking the BART from the airport; once we alighted at Powell, it was a easy 5 minute walk to the hotel. Staff are friendly and helpful... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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93 reviews 93 reviews
59 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me first say that we really loved the style of this little hotel. The lobby is a real unexpected surprise (based on the outside of the hotel). And the location cannot be beaten: right near union square with all the shops and of course the cable cars and an easy 50 meter walk to the BART station from which... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Herbert for #00w14 - eeps - 60,000 attendees, no wonder everything is booked and expensive. The Herbert was clean and comfortable, and ideally located. I was able to walk to Moscone and vendor appreciation events within a very few minutes. And 2 minutes from the cable car.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

what can I say?! My partner and I based our vacation hotel on the comments that we read on this very site, and I must say we where not disapointed! The hotel is located in the heart of Union square, walking distance from absolutely everything. Many Bart station ( local metro ) as well as Cable cars. The view from... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great, at the heart of the city and walking distance to underground metro & Cable car. Room facility is very minimum, view cant be guaranteed but clean and cozy to stay few nights. Recommend Posh Bagel restaurant few blocks away with great breakfast offer. The location is great for shopping and restaurants.

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EmilyNagel, Manager at The Herbert Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for staying at The Herbert Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed the location and restaurants near by! I am sorry that you felt that the room was minimalistic. We do provide many amenities for our guests such as free wifi, free luggage storage, and more. If there is anything more that we can offer you, please... More

Porto, Portugal
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Herbert Hotel is a good choice for the tourists that just want to visit the city. It's a very simple hotel with few amenities. The room is spacious, not very modern. The best pro of the hotel is the location, very close to Union Square. From there you have all the transports to go everywhere. You have the cable... More

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EmilyNagel, Manager at The Herbert Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words about The Herbert Hotel! You are absolutely correct about the location being so close to the cable cars, F-Line bus, and the Bart station. I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and if there was anything we could do to improve the quality of your stay, please let... More

Wellington, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

In SF all hotels are expensive and the rates can vary widely. I stayed over a large conference and the room rates at all locations essentially doubled so look to get a deal. The Herbert is in a great location close to Union square etc and a super market downstairs for food etc (No breakfast). The facilities are basic but... More

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For staying at Union Square, I felt we hit the jackpot by staying at The Herbert Hotel. My husband, two adult children and I stayed in one room at the end of the hall on the top floor. We had plenty of room for a three-day stay. The bed was comfortable. There is no A/C, but we didn't need it... More

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Address: 161 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 99
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