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México, México
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

As everyone says the location is fantastic, right by union square. It's a small hotel with some rooms sharing a bathroom. The deluxe room I got on the six floor had its own bathroom, it was renovated with no bedbugs. I had a very small closet with 4 hangers, no drawers, a safe, and a place to put my suitcase....

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Napa, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hotel was great. It was in the best location for union square. The staff was so Awesome very helpful and very pleasant. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We couldn't have had anything better and the price was perfect.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a bit of trouble when we arrived as I was using a Qantas Cash card (prepaid Mastercard) that they kept saying was declined, it turned out they hadn't enough of my details in the system for Mastercard to verify my details. That added a bit of stress at the beginning until we sorted that out. Our first room...

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Warm friendly reception staff, room with bathroom was magnificent and the price could not be beaten. Front desk also booked tour for me. The Herbert is a fantastic location to all SFO amenities and trips and of course right in the middle of the best shopping in the area. I am for sure coming back to stay asap xx

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Herbert Hotel Clean and great customer service. The room was clean and bed was comfortable. I will definitely revisit Herbert Hotel founded in 1909 right on Powell Street. The Center of San Francisco. I had a great time full of comfort.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Herbert Hotel is an excellent hotel as far as cleanliness, friendly staff and great location. It is in the heart of Union Square. Excellent location where you can shop to first class stores like Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, H&M to name a few.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed solo, queen room, en-suite bathroom. There's the good, the amazing, and the ugly. Good is the location, friendliness of the staff and cozy clean room. I have read some reviews about the air conditioning and the proximity to Tenderloin area which makes it too noisy for some people. These two are no issue for me, so my rating is...

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Sf
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was small, shared bathrooms and they didn't have ice. Not ideal for a couples but for a single person, or a business stay who wants to enjoy downtown SF it's perfect and affordable compared to most places downtown.. Should be labeled motel but for the price I payed I can't complain!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel was in an excellent location . Very clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. Excellent choice on a budget. On our final day they had a locked room where we could leave our luggage until our late afternoon departure.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Standard room given to us were quite small, but includes pretty much everything that you need, mini fridge, iron, kettle etc. There were little issues here and there (buzzing bathroom lamp, elevator issues, no desk at all) I was there for a business meeting, I just needed a desk (at least a bit larger night stands) so much from time...

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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 theatres 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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: RM364 - RM1,760 (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:
#14 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#65 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Ask for a room as high up as possible to have it quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Howletts, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book early as possible”
 of 5 bubbles Dottie1945, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 500 quite close to the elevator if you're lugging heavy bags around.”
 of 5 bubbles 52thomase, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want it so noisy at night, request a room towards the back. I personally loved looking out at all the world on Powell.”
 of 5 bubbles 592tammieb, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some street noise so you might not want to leave the window open if it's warm, but turn overhead fan up to high and the room is a comfortable temperature. ”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneW755, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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