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Hotel Overview

Downtown hotel on the cable-car line, near shopping

San Francisco hotels - The Powell Hotel

  • The hotel is off Market Street at the cable-car turnaround, within 2 blocks of Union Square.
  • Period details in the 124 guestrooms include 10-foot ceilings, steam radiators, and transoms above the hall doors.
  • The lobby café is open for breakfast and lunch, and the concierge can make dinner reservations at nearby restaurants.


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28 Cyril Magnin St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Propery amenities

In the lobby, the hotel café serves breakfast, lunch, snacks, and coffee. A concierge is available during the day to assist guests with tourist information, reservations, and business services such as faxing and copying. Valet parking and laundry service are also available. The nearby Nikko Hotel (4 blocks) and Hilton Hotel (5 blocks) provide access to their fitness centers to Powell Hotel guests, for a fee.

  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby  
  • Use of nearby fitness center  
  • Limo or Town Car service available  
  • Parking (valet)  
  • Parking (surcharge)  
  • Conference room(s)  
  • Audio-visual equipment  
  • Photocopy machines  
  • Fax machine  
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk  
  • Wake-up calls  
  • Number of rooms: 124  
  • Multilingual staff  
  • 24-hour front desk  
  • Porter/bellhop  
  • Doorman/doorwoman  
  • Babysitting or child care  
  • Dry cleaning service  
  • Maid service daily  
  • Coffee in lobby  
  • Suitable for children  
  • Rollaway beds  
  • Cribs available  
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Policies

    The maximum number of adult guests per room is two or four, depending on room type. The maximum number of children (ages 12 and under) per room is two.
    There are no room charges for children ages 12 and under when occupying the same room as their parents.
    Room rate includes accommodations for two adults. An additional fee applies for each adult thereafter.
    Rollaway beds are available for a per-night fee; cribs are complimentary. Both are subject to availability and should be requested at the time of booking.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
    All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.

    • Pets not allowed
    • Check-in time is 2 PM
    • Check-out time is noon


    San Francisco hotels - The Powell Hotel

    Café Powell - The lobby café is near the Powell Street entrance to the hotel and is open for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast menu includes Krispy Kreme doughnuts, yogurt, fresh fruit, pastries, muffins, bagels, and espresso drinks. Lunch choices include soups, panini sandwiches, and salads. Seating is at a few tables in the lobby.

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

    Nearby restaurants:
    Puccini & Pinetti
    Jazz Bistro
    Tomi's Teriyaki


    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing  
  • Golf - driving range  
  • Ice skating  
  • Windsurfing  
  • Whale-watching  
  • Aerobics  
  • Pool table  
  • Tennis  
  • Bicycle rentals  
  • Hiking/b
  • Rooms

    San Francisco hotels - The Powell Hotel

    This hotel has 124 guestrooms, all of which include sitting areas with upholstered chairs and oversized work desks. Dating from 1908, rooms have many original features intact, including 10-foot ceilings, steam radiators, and transoms above the doors. Decor includes antique-style furnishings, stucco walls, and earth-toned fabrics. All rooms have 25-inch televisions with expanded cable and pay movies, as well as dual-line phones with dial-up Internet access (fee). Amenities include scales and coffeemakers with gourmet coffee.

    Room amenities

  • Cable/satellite TV  
  • Climate control  
  • Complimentary newspaper (M-F)  
  • Voice mail  
  • Multi-line phone  
  • Internet access - dial-up  
  • Coffee/tea maker  
  • Housekeeping  
  • Extra towels, linens, bedding  
  • Designer toiletries  
  • Hair dryer  
  • Iron/ironing board  
  • Clock radio  
  • Desk  
  • Window opens  
  • Wheelchair accessible  
  • Non-smoking rooms  
  • Smoking rooms
  • Standard room
    One queen, one double, two double, or two twin beds. Dark wood furnishings. Patterned, earth-toned fabrics, textured stucco walls, diamond-pattern carpet. Old-fashioned steam radiator, 10-foot ceiling, sealed transom above hall door. View of side streets. Approximately 300 square feet (size varies). Dual-line phone, dial-up Internet access (surcharge), 25-inch TV with expanded cable. Scale, coffeemaker with gourmet coffee.

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