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28 Cyril Magnin Street, Union Square, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 340 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Powell Hotel.
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Across from the historic Muni tram station, this hotel offers access to major downtown San Francisco attractions. This hotel features comfortable accommodations in a central and convenient location.
Score from 813 reviews Good
This boutique San Francisco hotel is a 6-minute walk from Union Square Park. It has an on-site restaurant, gym and contemporary rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 522 reviews Good
This San Francisco hotel is 2 blocks from Union Square and a half mile from the Powell Street BART station. It features an on-site restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 745 reviews Good
Named on the National Register of Historic Places, this hotel offers Victorian charm combined with modern amenities and is a short walk from area attractions, including cable car lines.
Score from 2216 reviews Good
December 23, 2014
the rooms are really old and small, I would not go back to this hotel
the staff is very helpful
December 20, 2014
The central location meant lots of police/ambulance/fire sirens constantly all day and night. It made it a bit hard to sleep some nights. No fault of the hotels though, there is nothing we can really fault the hotel on!
Right in the hustle and bustle of it all, what a great location. Only a short walk to union square or a quick cable car or cab ride anywhere else. The staff upon check in at this hotel were friendly and we felt so welcome. It was a nice warm way to start our holiday! A breakfast of pastries and coffee/juice was served complimentary every morning which was a nice surprise as we weren't expecting breakfast included.
December 4, 2014
Great location! Wow! Wow! Wow!
November 25, 2014
The WiFi was very poor, beds where very uncomfortable. Room we had was very dark as it was a inside room that had windows that looked into a alley.
The location was excellent and the staff where fantasric to deal with
November 25, 2014
Location can't be beat.
November 20, 2014
It's a 100 year old hotel, so one has to take that into consideration. They preserve the history, but you also have to understand & appreciate that as part of the experience. As such, sound insulations isn't so great, so expect to hear 'city sounds' through the night. Sirens, honking, bottles clinking, etc.
Wi-Fi was good Hosted Happy Hour was unexpected Breakfast was doughnuts & bakery goods, not the 'wrapped pastry' so often seen in many places.
November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
Small bathroom. would have liked night stands on both sides of the bed.
Location and Price
November 16, 2014
we stayed on two occasions an on our second stay the room faced the street and was a bit noisy.
staff were friendly and helpful. Location was excellent. Provided all the services you need at a very reasonable price.
November 11, 2014
We have been to San Fran before and although this hotel isn't 5* luxury, I would have no hesitation in staying again! Rooms were excellent, staff were friendly, a small breakfast included, free drinks most evenings and an unrivalled location!
November 10, 2014
There was someone with a banner outside the hotel on one of the days saying that the hotel does not treat its employees well. They also handed out some fliers. If these claims are true, I would not want to stay there again, even though the stay was overall pleasant.
November 10, 2014
Thin walls, noisy at times.. It's an old building, I guess...
Location is excellent! Near to BART, cable cars and many buses. Easy to get around.
November 3, 2014
nothing to like
November 3, 2014
The room was stuffy and hot. We had to ask for a fan.
November 2, 2014
Much higher tariff than 2 years ago.
Solid old world charm. Free happy hour drinks amongst cheerful people.
October 30, 2014
A little shabby round the edges
Location Comfort Staff Free drinks!
October 28, 2014
Reception staff were very friendly and helpful,especially Romy,David and Theresa
October 26, 2014
The internal of the hotel is very tired and needs urgent attention. One of two lifts was oos during our stay causing lengthy delays.
Location and helpful F/O staff.
October 23, 2014
Nothing that worth to mention
Location Staff Rooms U don't need nothing more than that !
October 22, 2014
The second stay room was a bit noisy as was second floor facing the street.
Very central location. We stayed on two occasions during our trip. The rooms are clean and serviceable. The staff were very helpful. Our first stay room was very quiet. This is a great hotel for people like us who spend very little time in the hotel and just want a clean room, comfortable bed and good wi-fi.
October 19, 2014
The only negative thing about the hotel was the colour of the bedroom. It made the room look unwelcoming.
Being close to the cable cars and the buses was a definite bonus. The hotel is also near to all the major shops. The room was more than adequate but first impressions dulled by the drab decoration. It is an old hotel but this gives it character. The staff were very polite and helpful. Breakfast consisted of fruit juice, coffee and a selection of pastries.
October 18, 2014
You get the sense this is a hotel for prostitutes and drug dealers when you see the other clientele. It is clear that during non-conference time periods, it would be an unacceptable hotel choice. It's only ok because they had all the conference attendees there.
It was cheap, and clean enough to stay there without getting bed bugs - although we did check the mattress to make sure of that before sleeping.
October 14, 2014
Internet connectivity was poor. It frequently disconnected.
close proximity to bart, shopping, dining.
October 12, 2014
No AC in room noisy elevators.
October 8, 2014
The hotel had nothing to offer no restaurants no bar no proper breakfast area rooms so very pokey especially bathroom and toilet only stayed because we were with a trip
Liked the closeness to everything.
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