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San Diego
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I felt this was "just ok" because of a few reasons: 1. No Parking. This is discouraging because we ended up paying almost $40.00 to park in the lot they recommended for our one night stay. 2. The "recommended" restaurant across the street was a gastropub, but the bartenders were awful and rude. The beer was good but the service...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed for two nights prior to leaving San Francisco and it is what you should expect for the price. I got a great night's sleep, the hotel was surprisingly quiet and bed comfortable despite being small and a little squeaky! One issue is that it is not possible to park outside to unload so if you are driving and...

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Covina, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved a room with double king size beds (4people)and when I check in they gave me a room with 1 full size bed. They blamed it on the computer filter. Promised me a disc but I never got it. The room was super tiny and the floors are not balanced straight. The room is nicer in the picture than...

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Verbania, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a nice room, clean and confortable. The reception staff was kind and helpful. Good Wifi connection in the room. The hotel is in a strategic position, near cable car, bus and bart stations..

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Fontana, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay at the Herbert hotel. The staff were very nice and helpful- provided info on where shops and sights where and fun things to do. My room was clean and had what I needed. The shared bathroom and shower didn't bother me nor my friend. The location was optimal and the shops and stores next to the...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location hotel close to cable cars and metro/subway. Comfort room with great view, friendly reception. Could include breakfast in the price but overall it is value for money. Clean with nice bathroom, simple room but nice.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Herbert Hotel for just one night. Staff was friendly and helpful. The room was big and had all that I needed. The hotel has a very central location, just a couple of minutes walk to Union Square. It can be a bit loud with the people in the streets and the cable car.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Herbert as we found the hotel give us great value for our money. The location was great, the room was clean and we felt safe at the hotel. All in all we recommend this room for people who travel on a budget but like to stay in a central location.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel price was amazing considering location. I stayed in a deluxe room with a queen bed and own bathroom. Room was pretty clean, just a little dusty and some mold in the shower. It reminded me of a studio apartment, you really get that San Fran city living feel! The staff was very friendly.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great location hotel in the heart of SF downtown. Room is big enough and comfortable for 2 people. However, the central heating system need a lot of improvement. We cannot turn on / adjust our heater. We spent a cold night without hot air at all !!!

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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: $128 - $1,639 (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:
#16 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
#65 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#79 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“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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“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.”
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