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Hotel Whitcomb

#149 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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      3.5 of 5 stars
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      3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

    This is the 6th time I have stayed at this hotel. It is well located, within walking distance to Civic Center and Union Sq, and with several public transportation options. The hotel is old style (like many other things in San Francisco) but well maintained. Service is great, there has been a particular front desk clerk (Rolando Tolmeo) who has... More 

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    Escalon, California
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

    This hotel is a wonderful old San Francisco treasure. The neighborhood is undergoing a revival because of the tech companies that moved north from the Silicon Valley, but honestly it is still a little scruffy. The rooms are small and square instead of long and narrow, and were not designed for beds bigger than a double. However, don't that stop... More 

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

    We were there for a Salsa Congress with ar least 400 more people and I don't know how they managed to still keep the entire place restful and silence, as well as nicely organized and always ready for everything, 27 daily clinics, and nightly events. Congratulations!!

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    Phoenix, Arizona
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    4 reviews 4 reviews
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

    The staff was fantastic, Burney at the front desk was professional and very helpful, and Larry, the Bellman is a great addition to their staff. Wish I had a chance to buy him a drink and hear his stories. Take the time acknowledge this guy. The property if a nice historic property, and tries to maintain the charm of that... More 

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    The staff at Hotel Whitcomb were very patient and extremely pleasant, making our stay a very comfortable environment. As we were a large group the entire staff from room service to the front desk attendants made sure to accommodate all our rooms close together. The hotel was hosting a large event with lots of people who were attending. The staff... More 

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    Henderson, Nevada
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    After reading many reviews I was unprepared for our stay at the Hotel Whitcomb. Arriving by BART from the airport, dropping us at the front door. The great greeting by the door man ( Larry ), quite a character in himself... Stories about the Hotels History that made us want to talk for hours. Being shown to the front desk,... More 

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    Phoenix, Arizona
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel is very near all the attractions, we took the bus, the cable car, boat, etc.. and visited many important tourist points, all within walking distance...and came back to a comfortable rest in a cozy bed and quiet room... Thanks!

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    Murray Bridge, Australia
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    3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Location was good. Beds comfortable. Rooms were a reasonable size. Biggest issue was the bathroom - you could barely turn around in it & the showers water pressure was terrible - took twice as long to shower because it took so long to get wet! Starbucks in lobby was great & very convenient. There are quite a few homeless people... More 

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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    I needed a hotel for 1 night after my flight was cancelled. I found The Whitcomb to be a good value, however, it's an old hotel. My room was small and had a musty odor when I checked in. The motor of the air conditioner was very loud, and I had to turn it off in order to sleep. Located... More 

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    Santa Barbara, California
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at the Hotel Whitcomb for an event during SF beer Week earlier this month - the room was immaculate, the decor of the hotel was lovely, and the location was a block away from The Beer Hall (where our event was held). Super easy check out and the Manager made a point to come speak with us and address... More 

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    Address: 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
    Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
    Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Whitcomb 3.5*
    Number of rooms: 460
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    Also Known As:
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    Whitcomb San Francisco
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