Best Places To Stay In San Francisco, CA – The Herbert Hotel


Each guest room and suite at our historic hotel has been conscientiously redesigned, creating uniquely configured urban retreats complete with hardwood floors, accented brick walls, white tiled private bathrooms, tasteful modern décor, and excellent amenities. For a more European experience for the budget minded guest, we offer stylish "Economy" rooms that share a private hallway bathroom and shower with four other rooms on the floor. The seven-story Herbert Hotel offers 99 rooms ranging from deluxe rooms with spectacular views of Union Square, deluxe rooms with two queen beds, standard rooms, European style economy rooms with varied bedding configurations, and a shared bathroom, as well as multi-room suites with that are ideal for groups or families traveling to San Francisco. With the exception of our European style rooms, every guest room and suite at the Herbert Hotel is equipped with a private en-suite bathroom. To enhance our guest’s experience, our well-appointed rooms and suites include modern touches like flat-screen TV’s, premium cable channels, ceiling fans, comfortable beds with triple sheets, complimentary WiFi, personal climate control and more. Our Economy rooms share a private hallway bathroom and shower with four other rooms on the same floor. For guests looking for greater value, we offer lower daily rates for stays booked for seven days or more. Whether you are visiting San Francisco for the first time or are returning to our beautiful city by the bay, a modern room or suite at the Herbert Hotel is an ideal fit for your journey.

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The Herbert Hotel Features & Amenities

General Services

Baggage Storage For An Additional Fee Cooked-To-Order Breakfast Is Available Each Morning From 8 AM - 10:30 AM For An Additional Fee Air Conditioned Direct Dial Phones Family Rooms Heater Non Smoking Rooms Airport Shuttle USD 15 Per Person (One-Way) Alarm Clocks Elevator Flatscreen TV High-Speed Internet Laundry Service For An Additional Fee Meeting & Event Space For An Additional Fee 24-Hour Front Desk Cable TV Express Check-In/Check-Out Hairdryer Multilingual staff

Business Services

Meeting Facilities Wireless High Speed Internet (Free) Business Center

Features for the
Overall Property

Service Animals Allowed At No Additional Charge Accessible Registration Check-in Counters/Other Counters Serving Guests Have A Lowered Portion No More Than 36" High or Has A Folding Shelf At 36" High To Allow Persons Who Use Wheelchair WCAG Level 2.1 Website Ground Floor Hotel Entrance

The Herbert Hotel Policies

These are general hotel policies. Policies may vary per room type. Please check the accompanying room details accordingly.

Check in Time - 03:30 PM
Check out Time - 11:00 AM
Currency - USD ($)
Cancellation Policy
72 hours
Policy Details

We have a 72-Hour Cancellation Policy. If you wish to cancel or modify a reservation, you must do so by 3 PM 72-hours or 3 days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel or modify post the expiration of the Cancellation Period or you fail to show up, a no-show charge will be levied on your credit card for one full night plus tax. Non-refundable reservations cannot be canceled or modified - total reservation amount will be charged in case of cancellation or no-show. The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in, or check-out: 
Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 20 per person (approximately)


Guests will find the 100% smoke-free Herbert Hotel ideally seated at 161 Powell Street. Our excellent location is a leisurely walk to the exclusive shops in Union Square and getting around San Francisco, and the bay area is easy with the famous Cable Cars that run directly in front of the hotel, and the Powell Street Bart station nearby. The San Francisco International Airport and the Oakland International Airport are nearby. Highway I-80, 280, and 101 are all easily accessed by major thoroughfares like 4th street, 7th at Harrison, and South Van Ness Avenue.


The Herbert Hotel is proud to offer our guests services that make their stay more enjoyable like a 24-hour front desk, a multilingual staff, express check-in, and check-out, complimentary WiFi, a business center, as well as fax and copy services. As a special thank you, we offer a complimentary breakfast for guests who book directly on our website.

Guest Parking

There is no parking available at the Herbert Hotel. Guests with cars must use public parking lots or street parking.


Complimentary WiFi is available for guests of the hotel.

Children and Extra Beds

Up to two children 12 years of age and younger stay for free when staying with parents or guardian and use existing bedding. There is no capacity for extra beds.


ADA Defined Service Animals are welcome at our hotel. Absolutely NO PETS are ALLOWED.

Accepted Payment Methods

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Cash. This hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Terms & Conditions

This property is privately owned, and the management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and will not be responsible for accidents or injury to guests or for loss of money, jewelry or valuables of any kind. Once checked in, no cancellations. All linens are inventoried: missing or damaged linens will be charged. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. NO PETS ALLOWED. Guest rooms that have evidence of pet dander and/or odor will be charged a non-refundable fee for deep cleaning services. Any damages to hotel property will be charged an additional fee upon assessment. This is a NON-SMOKING facility. Guest acknowledges that smoking is not allowed in a guest room or within hotel facility. If anyone in guest's party smokes in the guest room, guest hereby expressly authorizes hotel management to charge credit card the amount to reimburse the property for the additional cost of cleaning guest room. If your reservation has been paid in advance or you elect to pay by cash, a security deposit via credit card will be required upon check-in and will be charged in the event that damages outlined herein occur. The hotel takes a credit preauthorization but does not accept cash deposits.