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Historic boutique hotel in downtown San Francisco

With a stay at The Powell Hotel, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, steps from Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround and Westfield San Francisco Center Shopping Mall.

This family-friendly hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.

Stay in one of 138 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Satisfy your appetite at a coffee shop/café serving guests of The Powell Hotel.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in San Francisco? This hotel has facilities measuring 675 square feet (63 square meters), including a meeting room. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times.

At your hotel

At your hotel

Adjacent to the cable-car turnaround, San Francisco Visitor Information Center, and BART station, the Powell Hotel is within 3 blocks of the Yerba Buena Gardens and Union Square.

Open from early morning until late afternoon, the hotel's Cafe Bellini serves espresso drinks and sandwiches; seating is available in the lobby and upstairs mezzanine. The hotel also offers a Manager's Cocktail Reception, which includes a wine hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5 PM to 9 PM. Guests may enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or a selection of micro-brews on the Mezzanine. Crudités, cheeses, pretzels are also options.

Complimentary amenities at The Powell Hotel include newspapers as well as wired Internet access and WiFi throughout the hotel. Business services such as faxing and copying (surcharges) can be provided, and a conference room may be reserved for private meetings. Valet parking is available (surcharge), and the front-desk staff will gladly assist with arranging shuttle service to the airport (surcharge).

The hotel, in partnership with Club One workout facility, offers day passes (surcharge) to any Club One facility. The branch closest to the hotel is located at 535 Mason Street at Geary and includes a pool.

This hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 138
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1908
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 63
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One meeting room
  • Conference space size (feet) - 675
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Premium bedding
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • LCD TV
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet

Eat and drink

Café Bellini - This lobby café serves coffee drinks, breakfast pastries, panini sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts. There is no seating in the café, but there are tables in the lobby and upstairs mezzanine. Open from early morning until late afternoon.

The hotel also offers a Manager's Cocktail Reception, which includes a wine hour Monday through Thursday from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Guests enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or a selection of beers on the Mezzanine. The weeknight receptions also serve mixed drinks and a variety of snacks (crudités, cheese, pretzels, and other options).

The Powell Hotel does not have its own dinner restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Puccini & Pinetti

Jazz Bistro


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The hotel, in partnership with Club One workout facility, offers day passes (surcharge) to any Club One facility. The branch closest to the hotel is at: 535 Mason Street at Geary, and includes a pool.

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

Nearby 18-hole golf courses include the Presidio Golf Club and the Lincoln Park Golf Course, both within six miles of the hotel. Golden Gate Park, 4.5 miles away, 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
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The nearby Burke Williams Spa, located in The Westfield Center, is a European spa with saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools.

The fine print for The Powell Hotel

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Your pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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