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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star San Francisco hotel in Downtown San Francisco

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke Free

Where You'll Stay

Just steps from Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Public Library, Hotel Whitcomb is a great choice if you want to stay in Downtown San Francisco. Sights like Lombard Street and University of San Francisco are also close to this business-friendly hotel.

Your Guestroom

Unwind in one of the 460 appealing rooms, where you can take advantage of premium bedding, safes and desks. For entertainment, you'll appreciate the LCD TV, and other amenities include free toiletries and phones.

Property Perks

This hotel has a 24-hour fitness center, a gift shop/newsstand and conference space. Grab a bite at Market Street Grill, which serves breakfast and dinner. We think you'll also appreciate the concierge services, multilingual staff and 24-hour front desk.

Free!

Stretch your travel dollars with free in-room WiFi.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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 
  • 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 
  • Banquet hall 
  • 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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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 Name

  • 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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