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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Herbert Hotel is located in the heart of the San Francisco city center. Too close to any public transportation and showrooms of famous brands like Apple, Macys, Uniqlo, Sketchers, Victorias Secret, GAP etc. Not a luxiurious Hotel but very clean and you have everything you need for a touristic or business trip in your room.

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Heading back home from 4-day business conference in So. Calif -- one night "pit stop" in SF [to see friends, good meal, and theater]. Extreme budget option this time around since I knew would only be in room for a few hours overnight. Super small, shared bath and shower down the hall -- purely a bed and small desk in...

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Colombo, PR
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is near to everything. The metro station is about two blocks away and the famous cable car is right in the front of the hotel. The room is very clear and comfortable dispite of there is no bathroom in our room. So if you need more privacy, ask for a room with bathrooms.

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Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a great price on this hotel when I was in town for a job fair. The location is wonderful, just a block from Union Square. Easy access to the BART trains and MUNI trains. I reserved an economy room. The website shows an economy room as having a sink in the room and says that the shower and toilet...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this hotel. I mean love. Its me. Its get's me. It knows I need comfort yet high design, it knows I need shops but access to transport. It knows and it delivers. I found this little gem on a lost Top 10 boutique Hotels in the Guardian Newspaper (I'm very high brow- I read such things, stop judging)...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to town for a few days looking for a good location and a good price. We were pleasantly surprised by how inexpensive the rate was and how close we were to everything. Room was clean and large, we chose to upgrade to a room with a private bath. No frills, but if we visit again I'll definitely be staying...

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Okayama, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very close to Bart station. The next right of this hotel is the supermarket, which is very convenient to buy somethings. The noise is a little bit large at the room locating the street of street train.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel was in a good location, a short walk from the subway, close to shops, older type hotel, rooms were clean, bed comfortable, staff friendly. The key thing to be aware of is the shared bathroom, worked well for us though as we had the kids in the other room.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel’s location to Union Square was of paramount importance, as my business meeting was just a couple of blocks from The Herbert. The front desk staff, especially Konoa and Jessica were extremely accommodating after I checked out, as I needed to store my suitcase and change into my business suit for the late afternoon meeting, then change again into...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very centrally located. Safe. Nice and clean. Close to the BART station. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. I will not mind recommending this a hotel to my friends. Unfortunately, you cannot check in luggage before your room is ready so if this is important to you you may want to make Arrangements

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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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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: $140 - $596 (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:
#13 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“ The room condition is not new but comfortable. The cost performance is good.”
 of 5 bubbles okamo2y, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with carpet. ”
 of 5 bubbles T1373CTericj, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When booking online, check whether you are booking for a room with shared bathroom or a deluxe room with its own bathroom.”
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 of 5 bubbles gwattya, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have restrooms, others you'll have to share with other guests on the floor. Leave the window cracked open at night to keep the heater coils from over-heating, it'll allow you to sleep throughout the night.”
 of 5 bubbles Suncoi8387, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Standard private room....deluxe rooms are overrated”
 of 5 bubbles C1546ANmikej, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
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