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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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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
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Sf
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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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
1 review
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... More 

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Th best for it is the location. The good bathroom and the relative cleanliness. The building is an old one with goods and bads (ie the floors) The bed was not so good even a big one. In the recepion there in no any chair to sit if you need. And i would prefer to have a breakfast even essential... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The localization of the hotel was downtown and with a lot of things around. Nice staff. It is easy to get to the hotel using any kind of public transportation. One night I stayed at a room with shared bathroom and it was not a nice experience but the room and the private bathroom were clean.

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The location is ideal if you want to be near Union Square. Unfortunately, there is always a bunch of homeless guys outside who want to talk to you. It's ok in the middle of the day, but a bit threatening in the evening. My room was large but very basic. I wouldn't stay there again.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a cozy place. We got everything that we need. It is clean and the location is great! It is small but we got enough room to move and walk in the room. This hotel is very close to the union square. We are able to do shopping around. Many restaurants is around the hotel. It is closed to... More 

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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: $109 - $549 (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
#65 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“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
“We really liked it. For a budget hotel I highly recommend it. Rooms are available both with and without private bathrooms. Just as previously reported, it is very clean and attractive, in a great location, right next to the trolley cars and near BART, and an easy walk to the waterfront market. The room was a little hot at night with no AC, and a little noisy outside to have the window open at night. We would definitely stay here again.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidCamp, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms not ending in 01 to avoid facing the main street”
 of 5 bubbles danielsZ135ZT, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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