Availability: The Powell Hotel
Historic boutique hotel in downtown San Francisco
Across from the Westfield San Francisco Centre and adjacent to a BART and MUNI station, this six-story downtown hotel is within 3 blocks of Union Square, the Metreon, and the Moscone Center.
The Powell Hotel, built in 1908, retains original features such as wrought-iron railings and an ornate 20-foot ceiling in the lobby; a casual café serves pastries, sandwiches, and light fare.
With period details such as steam radiators and vintage San Francisco photos, all guestrooms at The Powell offer LCD TVs, complimentary WiFi, and pillowtop mattresses.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Powell Hotel Amenities
Adjacent to the cable-car turnaround, San Francisco Visitor Information Center, and BART station, the Powell Hotel is within 3 blocks of the Yerba Buena Gardens and Union Square.
Open from early morning until late afternoon, the hotel's Cafe Bellini serves espresso drinks and sandwiches; seating is available in the lobby and upstairs mezzanine. The hotel also offers a Manager's Cocktail Reception, which includes a wine hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5 PM to 9 PM. Guests may enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or a selection of micro-brews on the Mezzanine. Crudités, cheeses, pretzels are also options.
Complimentary amenities at The Powell Hotel include newspapers as well as wired Internet access and WiFi throughout the hotel. Business services such as faxing and copying (surcharges) can be provided, and a conference room may be reserved for private meetings. Front-desk staff will gladly assist with arranging shuttle service to the airport (surcharge).
The hotel, in partnership with Club One workout facility, offers day passes (surcharge) to any Club One facility. The branch closest to the hotel is located at 535 Mason Street at Geary and includes a pool.
This hotel is a smoke-free property.
- 24-hour front desk
- Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 138
- Number of floors - 6
- Year Built 1908
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 63
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Free Wi-Fi
- One meeting room
- Conference space size (feet) - 675
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Premium bedding
- Shower/tub combination
- Hair dryer
- Complimentary toiletries
- Daily housekeeping
- Iron/ironing board
- Pillowtop mattress
- LCD TV
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
Café Bellini - This lobby café serves coffee drinks, breakfast pastries, panini sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts. There is no seating in the café, but there are tables in the lobby and upstairs mezzanine. Open from early morning until late afternoon.
The hotel also offers a Manager's Cocktail Reception, which includes a wine hour Monday through Thursday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Guests enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or a selection of beers on the Mezzanine. The weeknight receptions also serve mixed drinks and a variety of snacks (crudités, cheese, pretzels, and other options).
The Powell Hotel does not have its own dinner restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.
Puccini & Pinetti
The hotel, in partnership with Club One workout facility, offers day passes (surcharge) to any Club One facility. The branch closest to the hotel is at: 535 Mason Street at Geary, and includes a pool.
The hotel is three blocks from the Yerba Buena Gardens, which include a historic carousel, bowling alley, ice-skating rink, and children's play area.
Nearby 18-hole golf courses include the Presidio Golf Club and the Lincoln Park Golf Course, both within six miles of the hotel. Golden Gate Park, 4.5 miles away, has walking and running trails, a playground, gardens, and tennis courts.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
The nearby Burke Williams Spa, located in The Westfield Center, is a European spa with saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools.
The Powell Hotel Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: Cash not accepted, American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Valet parking fee: USD 33 per day
- Pet deposit: USD 150 per stay
- Spring Break deposit: USD 250 per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night
- Additional Details
A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.