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Hotel Whitcomb

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Ranked #139 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was looking for a quaint hotel with some charm, but this felt like a haunted hotel. The lighting is dim and the furniture is uncared for. My room was on the 2nd floor and when I walked down the long hallway, the temperature started to drop and I felt like I entered a horror movie. Upon entering my room... More

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked my reservation through Hotels.com it being rated as "average" I thought it would suffice. The first impression upon arriving if you don't know the city, is that it is located conveniently located to many of the city's attractions. Walking into the lobby, it is very beautiful old wood details and chandeliers made a nice impression. However, the rooms... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful old historic building with an impressive lobby in a sketchy neighborhood (anything west of 8th is still in transition). There were many middle aged European tourists staying at the hotel and I felt horrible that this was their impression of San Francisco. The homeless and crack heads surround this area and it is dangerous for walking... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive foyer with marble and chandeliers. Extremely convenient central location, next to market street, with metro, buses, trams and lots of good dining. We got a very good price through our airplane booking with BA, but there were a lot of small things that irritated, like blown bulbs, cracked tiles, absolutely NO water pressure - generally everything seemed somewhat worn... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband and daughter stayed at this hotel it was dirty! It was located in a very unsafe feeling neighborhood ! We had to pay $35 a day for parking which was hard to find! Hotel offers no room service or any other services! Many might like the historical aspect of hotel , but in all honesty it... More

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Jamestown, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Hotel Whitcomb many times and have always had a wonderful experience. The staff is wonderful and the beds are the best. I have stayed in other high end hotels in San Francisco and this one tops those in friendliness of staff and over all character of the hotel. We were greeted by James and every... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK this is not the st Francis but this is great hotel. I was a bit worried by some the reviews but this hotel has loads of character great staff and real ambience. San Francisco is all about quirkiness and the Whitcomb has this in spades. The rooms are big especially the twins and the beds are really comfortable. The... More

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whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the hotel and all its character. I will be sure to share this review with the associates you mentioned. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks Again. kris Betz, Director of Operations More

Eureka, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Agree, the Hotel has some charming features. The lobby is grand and the staff was very nice. But...It is VERY difficult to find the hotel's valet parking! The entrance to the parking is on 8th Street, right behind the hotel. There is no sign, it looks like your pulling into a public parking lot. Keep going straight and you'll see... More

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whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your comments about your most recent stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your overall experieice and that you slept well and recieved great service. We will be looking into the other concerns you mentioned. Thanks Again. Kris Betz, Director of Operations More

Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was exactly what we needed and expected-- a bed and bathroom. The room was quite small, with no fridge or microwave. The hotel is old but has a nice "antique" kind of feel. The walls are fairly thin, and we heard people walking by in the hallway. However, it was clean, reasonably priced and conveniently located very near... More

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whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Hotel Whitcomb and for taking time to share your thoughts. We are pleased that you found the hotel to be a great value along with great service. We strive each day to make sure that each guests that we have leaves with a great feeling all around. Thanks Again. Kris... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews are pretty accurate, but if you understand that this is not the nicest neighborhood and that you get what you pay for, it's a great place to stay. The central location is great, perfect for public transportation. The room was dated, but it's all part of the historic 'charm'. The overall value for the Hotel Whitcomb was fantastic.... More

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whitcomb1, Manager at Hotel Whitcomb, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your feedback about your recent stay with us. We really appreciate all the details you provided as it helps us to refine our service and make sure we are the best. We do hope that you will stay with us again if you are back in the SF area. Thanks Kris Betz, Director of... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Whitcomb

Also Known As:
Whitcomb Hotel San Francisco
Whitcomb San Francisco
Whitcomb San Fransico
Hotel Whitcomb San Francisco
Address: 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #139 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Whitcomb 3.5*
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