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The Powell Hotel
28 Cyril Magnin Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102 – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 516 reviews)
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Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 35.34 per day.
Vending Machine (drinks), Shuttle Service (surcharge), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Concierge Service, Dry Cleaning, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Chinese, Filipino, Spanish, English
From 4:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All older children or adults are charged USD 15 per night in a crib.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
The Powell Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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The location was great, and staff very friendly. The room was clean and we were given extra towels upon request. Older facility but with charm.
Rooms could use some updates ....... Full length mirror, ceiling fan, and small refrigerator would be nice.
The staff was very friendly and helpful.
No air conditioning. Rock hard mattresses. Furniture and bathroom fixtures in disrepair. A street performer started singing non-stop right outside our window at the crack of dawn.
Old and overpriced. Don't even have a vending machine to buy water.
Location - 10 steps from the Cable Car Turnaround Friendly Staff Price - Great value for location
Mold in the shower & weak water pressure Loud construction work in nearby rooms
Location Friendly staff Room size ok for downtown hotel
Quite noisy Give breakfast a miss, only coffee and croissant and very small are
Steps away from the Powell street BART Easy walk to Moscone Center Cable car & Bus outside the door Clean Friendly and professional main desk staff
This is a very old, creaky hotel Rooms facing Powell street are noisy It was a busy time of year, and SF hotels gouge on the price because they can.
Good price Amazing location close to everything Very friendly and helpful staff
Very slow and unreliable WiFi Bad sound insulation - cable car, sirens and other city noise was very loud. I needed earplugs to sleep Water pressure in shower is very weak
Very central . Friendly staff .
Bit noisy as it's in such a central location.
The Powell hotel location was fantastic. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was big and extremely comfortable.
We were looking for an inexpensive hotel for one night near Union Square. This was a great value, staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable. Our room overlooked the end of the trolley car line which was a little noisy but fun to watch. We have decided that the Powell is perfect for a quick weekend getaway. There is even a small continental breakfast thrown in.
very poor internet connection
need screens on windows. it was warm and we opened the window and a huge bug (roach?) flew in. very unpleasant.
Location at Powell and Market can't be beat - overlooking the cable car turnaround, across the street from Muni/Bart stations and upscale mall. Old world charm. Very pleasant staff, especially Kenny!
Meager continental breakfast. Very small bathrooms - older hotel so space is limited.
Staff was excellent, always went above and beyond to help with an issue. Was upgraded to a suite prior to checking in.
Rooms are a bit small. Had I not been upgraded this would have been a problem.
Great location. Friendly staff Valay parking only
Breakfast, only hot drinks and a very small selection of small muffins, also the breakfast area was very small,only had 3or4 small tables so we had to take are stuff back to the room. Parking. SF is very bad for parking, you can park the car yourself ( if you know were to go) or you can use the valay to park for you, when I got to the hotel, ther was no space outside, so I had to double park, whilst my friend ran in. Also to get your car back you have to wait 20-30 mins so they have time to go get.
The location of the hotel is great, right in the middle of the shopping district.
The hotel is quite old as are the furnishings and lighting fixtures. I could also hear lots of noise from the street.
Staff were courteous, room was clean and nice.
"Breakfast" consisted of a chocolate muffin and regular coffee. Could you at least add some fruit and non-sugary breads?
Excellent location, right at the exit of the BART/metro station. Free drinks monday-thursday and free "breakfast" (muffins/coffee/croissants)
Old building, mold in showers. Wifi wasn't great (slow) but better than nothing.
Very noisy...an older hotel lacking noise insulation...I was awoken every morning about 4 am by the music played by the cleaners in the neighboring space...
hospitality, location were awesome, bathrooms were nice.
I was disappointed in the breakfast, as I was hoping for just a little more, and space to sit and enjoy. Also, I didn't realize that the hotel was so old, as the photos made it appear more modern.
Location, reasonable price
The breakfast was a joke: not enough seating space, and nothing making it an interesting moment for your taste-buds.
When I arrived my room had a water leak so I was put up in a neighboring hotel at no cost and my accommodations for the remainder of my stay were upgraded to a suite with no assertiveness on my part. The staff was very friendly. The location is great for access to the convention center and market street.
There was no refrigerator, the vanity was small and the wi-fi a little slow.
Incredibly convenient location for conference, dining and shopping purposes.
Door had to be pushed hard to shut. Was too tired / had one too many cocktails and fell asleep with door ajar.
The hotel is centrally located. Easy to access transport, food and shopping. Wifi is free and simple breakfast (tea and coffee with croissant and muffin) was provided. Staff are friendly and helpful.
The room is small and noisy. We had a room with window facing the street where people queued for the cable car. You could hear people talking, laughing and street music playing till late night. Not enough sitting for people having breakfast in the mezzanine.
the room is clean and the bathroom too
the wifi was slow and sometime we didn't get the network. The noise is pretty loud, especially when people talked in the hallway.
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