Room type

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Standard, One Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard, One King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Superior, One Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior, One King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room Selected at Check In

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelVenerable San Francisco landmark near Union Square

With a stay at Hotel Whitcomb, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, steps from Orpheum Theater and San Francisco Public Library.

This romantic hotel is close to Union Square and Lombard Street.

Make yourself at home in one of the 460 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional amenities at this Victorian hotel include gift shops/newsstands, wedding services, and tour/ticket assistance.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in San Francisco? This hotel has 6,300 square feet (585 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 460 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1910 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 585 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6,300 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Climate control 
  • Private bathroom 
  • LCD TV 
  • 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 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
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.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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