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Anaheim
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Loved the location. Clean and comfortable. Walgreens is right next door for cable passes/toilettetries. Cable car stop right across the way. Hop on hop off bus stops a block down. Again, location was just amazing.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 8, 2016

The Herbert Hotel was prime location for everything you needed in San Fran. You literally walk out the door to cable car, shops, bars and restaurants. The staff at the front desk were more than happy to help you get to the tourists attractions sights of the area. Would stay here again.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We had one of the small rooms and it was perfect for what we needed. Sleeping and showering. The location of the hotel is perfect. Plenty of restaurants and bars in the area not to mention it is minutes away from BART and the trolley.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Perfect ubication, super clean, great attention, great service, good prices, excellent distribution in the room. I recomended 100%. If i return to San Francisco, i will book The Herbert again. Thanks.

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Philadelphia
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Hotel is near lots of shopping, great restaurants and directly on the cable car line! I loved staying here! It's safe and locks with a key fab after 9 pm for guests. It's smells amazing too! Literally... whatever they clean with leaves the hotel smelling so fresh and clean. My room was small, but i had a private bathroom with...

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed a week in an economy room. The room was small and plain, but comfortable and clean. We had a shared bathroom and shower which was also modest, but also always clean and wenhad no issues accessing it when we needed it. A great place for the location and price!

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United States
Reviewed June 4, 2016

I don't think that there is any better location in the city!! (assuming that you don't bring your car.) located just next to Powell train station, very close to union square and to Market street, and just few minutes walking for the convention center. Despite the location, the room was really quite! (except for rare cases where the cable car...

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TORONTO
Reviewed June 3, 2016

This review is for my stay in Feb 2016. Stayed here for 4 nights and it was AMaZING!! The hotel staff delivered Excellent Customer Service. I did come earlier then check in and called in advance if they could have me earlier the answer was no but they would hold luggage. I got in earlier and surprise my room was...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed June 2, 2016

Location is the best feature of this hotel and I have now stayed there a second time. It is getting very expensive to stay in the Union Square area of downtown, especially with a much devalued Canadian dollar - though as a mature, solo female traveller, I feel quite safe around there. This was the best price I could find...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Hotel's location is very good. Near to everything. Stayed for 4 nights. Very accomodating - allowed me to store my luggage overnight when I went out of town. Request for rooms away from the main street as it can get noisy at night.

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Staying in Union Square

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Herbert Hotel is a small historic hotel located on the Powell Street Cable Car line at legendary Union Square, San Francisco, California. Newly designed and renovated, the hotel offers style, location and affordability unmatched in the city center. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, the Herbert is a short walk from San Francisco's many attractions. Restaurants, shops galleries and theaters are just outside our door. Moscone Center, Chinatown, the Museum of Modern Art and the world's most fabulous stores are a short walk away. Our 99 guest rooms are newly designed and renovated. All of our rooms come with high speed internet access. We offer suites and single rooms at affordable prices as well as double and triple connecting rooms that are ideal for families. Offering modern hotel amenities and a classic San Francisco hotel, The Herbert is ideal for families as as well as business and leisure travelers. Enjoy the comfort of clean and well-equipped accommodations at a fraction of the price of typical downtown San Francisco hotels. Make a reservation today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Herbert Hotel

Address: 161 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-2291
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $133 - $1,084 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Herbert Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Herbert Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#18 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Rooms facing the street can be loud with street car noise”
 of 5 bubbles meghanb604, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The toilet door opens the wrong way so it gets crowded in the very small room. The bed squeeqs a bit and seems old. ”
 of 5 bubbles 692annalenaw, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Big size bed! Own Shower”
 of 5 bubbles fangyingp, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“ The room condition is not new but comfortable. The cost performance is good.”
 of 5 bubbles okamo2y, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with carpet. ”
 of 5 bubbles T1373CTericj, Jan 3, 2017 | Read review
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