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Room Selected at Check In
194 square feet
1 Twin Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Other room types
Standard, One Queen Bed
191 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds
252 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Superior, One King Bed
228 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds
252 square feet
2 Double Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room Selected at Check In
194 square feet
1 Twin Bed 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price
Superior, One Queen Bed
194 square feet
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard, One King Bed
Room with view
228 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite, 1 King Bed
Room with view
352 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Venerable San Francisco landmark near Union Square

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

On hip theater row

Located in the San Francisco theater district with a BART and MUNI station at its entrance, this downtown hotel is 6 blocks from Union Square and within a mile of Moscone Center and SFMOMA.

Victorian ambience

Built in 1910, Hotel Whitcomb, A Historic Hotel of America, has an opulent lobby with marble columns, Austrian chandeliers, and Janesero paneling; an intimate bar features a Tiffany stained-glass ceiling.

Wireless Internet

Air-conditioned guestrooms and parlor suites at The Whitcomb have high ceilings, downtown views, well-lit desks, phones with voice mail, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

With a BART and MUNI station at its entrance and a cable-car stop within 4 blocks, Hotel Whitcomb, A Historic Hotel of America, is across from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and the Orpheum Theatre. Union Square shops and restaurants are 6 blocks away.

Popular with theatergoers, the Market Street Grill has a changing menu with an emphasis on steak and seafood. The small, adjacent bar has a lovely Tiffany ceiling. A Starbucks kiosk in the lobby is open 24 hours on weekends.

Meeting and event space includes a ballroom for 400 guests, 7 meeting rooms, and a business center provides high-speed Internet access and other services (surcharge). Guests can make use of the 24-hour fitness center. Valet parking (surcharge) is available on site. Luggage storage and tours/ticket assistance are also provided.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1910
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6,300
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms - 460
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Russian

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Whitcomb offers 460 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Premium bedding
  • In-room safe
  • Pay movies
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service

Where to Eat

Market Street Grill - Lobby restaurant with large fireplace, white tablecloths, steak and seafood specialties. Menu changes with each Broadway-style show at the nearby Orpheum Theatre. Adjacent bar features Tiffany stained-glass ceiling. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served. Bar open from early evening to late evening.

Starbucks - Lobby kiosk serving coffee drinks and pastries. Open from early morning to late evening, 24 hours on Friday and Saturday.

Nearby Things to Do

Jogging, cycling, and rollerblading are popular along the Embarcadero, 1.5 miles away.

The hotel is a mile from Yerba Buena Gardens, which includes a historic carousel, bowling alley, ice-skating rink, and children's play area.

Four miles away, the Presidio Golf Course is a public 18-hole course deep inside the city's verdant park near the Golden Gate Bridge. Golden Gate Park 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
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Whitcomb
  • Hotel Whitcomb San Francisco
  • Whitcomb
  • Whitcomb Hotel
  • Whitcomb San Francisco
  • Whitcomb Hotel San Francisco
  • Whitcomb San Fransico

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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