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Powell Hotel

Powell Hotel

(Now Closed)
Hotel · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square
28 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
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34 Tips

  • Hotel WiFi Test

    WiFi here seems to be terribly slow. The expected speed is 0.69 Mbps as of September 3, 2014 (crowd-tested, not certified) Read more

    Hotel WiFi Test · January 27, 2015
  • Jose G.

    Dont expect a breakfast. It is just coffee. Bread. Juice

    Jose Galvez · October 24, 2014
  • Jason L.

    Location, location, location! No air conditioning, never was able to get on their wifi so don't expect to spend much time in the room. Coffee at free breakfast was decent.

    Jason L · July 12, 2014
  • Victor N.

    Rooms are lacking when compared to known chain hotels. Breakfast is essentially bread and juice. If you can spend a bit more per night, stay somewhere else. Otherwise, get a high floor room.

    Victor Nazareth · May 31, 2014
  • Randy B.

    Stay away from the 2-room suites on the 6th floor! Dirty walls and carpet, mold on bathroom sink and faucets, duct tape wrapped shower head, bathtub faucet backplate detached from shower wall. Read more

    Randy Brown · May 9, 2014
  • Megan K.

    Just chillin on my twin bed umm I hope at least breakfast is complimentary

    Megan Kelley · December 14, 2013
  • Thomas R.

    The airport shuttle is to be avoided.

    Thomas Riggs · October 24, 2013
  • Dila Y.

    DON'T! If u wanna stay at somewhere clean just don't do it! We had to check out after 2nd day did not even wanna spend one more day! We wet to statford hotel instead!!

    Dila Y. · August 5, 2013
  • Elliott D.

    My room clean and comfy. The only problem was the noise. Looking at other reviews, I definitely got the worst room location. Didn't bug me personally but it was pretty loud.

    Elliott D · July 15, 2013
  • Shubpreet M.

    Just so you know...there is no AC! Luckily it wasn't that hot when we stayed there

    Shubpreet Mangat · June 28, 2013
  • Beau G.

    They made me print out my own confirmation letter in the lobby before checking me in (despite showing them the reference number on my phone).

    Beau Gunderson · June 3, 2013
  • Alex O.

    Maybe we were lucky, but it's not that bad as Zagat says (overall rank 13 of 25). Especially, comparing to price. Just don't rely on "breakfast", don't take a room facing to cable and it's gonna be OK

    Alex O. · May 5, 2013
  • Hun K.

    loud loud loud... don't expect decent sleep...

    Hun Kim · January 27, 2013
  • Nate R.

    Lots of mold in the bathroom. Very small rooms but hey it's 75 bucks on Hotwire.

    Nate Rico · January 22, 2013
  • John L.

    Wi-Fi sucks, bedbugs, lots of noise from the street, cold rooms, and...the only redemption is it's good location in the city.

    John Le · January 14, 2013

    Complimentary drinks are served here every week night. · October 17, 2012
  • Alba L.

    Don't stay here, the rooms had mold. We asked to get move and the second room also had mold. The valet parking was a nightmare 75 dollars for parking in two night. The worst customer service !

    Alba Lizarraga · June 23, 2012
  • S R.

    Rooms are nice. Showers are fine. Don't know what people were complaining about. Continental breakfast does suck.

    S R · June 6, 2012

    Right outside the hotel are so many restaurants and bars that food lovers will adore. Try Market Street and the authentic food at the nearby Little Italy. · April 24, 2012
  • Marco W.

    Ask for a renovated room

    Marco WST · April 6, 2012
  • Liz L.

    Wifi is awful. Giant roach in my shower. Shabby. Would not stay here again.

    Liz Lawley · March 6, 2012
  • Velvetacide

    Serious mold problems. Check your shower stalls and "closets." As someone with a major mold allergy that triggers migrainous vertigo, this is a big NO. Noisy, but expected since windows are old.

    Velvetacide · October 9, 2011
  • Diane

    Not BAD but the wifi is a Joke, and the Hotel is SO noisy, day and Night !

    Diane · August 29, 2011
  • Mr. Arouca

    The hotel is old. The bedrooms are small but is enough for a couple and it is clean. I liked it. It's very near from almost all stores.

    Mr. Arouca · August 10, 2011
  • The Daily Meal

    Book the SF Giants Baseball package for a Junior Suite to fit four baseball fans, four tickets in the Viewbox at AT&T Park, valet parking, and four Muni passes to get yourselves to and from the park. Read more

    The Daily Meal · June 23, 2011
  • Jeff S.

    Don't get a middle room you'll get no cell reception

    Jeff Schmitz · March 28, 2011
  • Ansgar S.

    Centrally located. Wifi is not very well in each room. Beds ok. Shower gives hot, but little water. Rooms could use an upgrade. Good for a night out in SF.

    Ansgar Smith · March 6, 2011
  • Ansgar S.

    Very central location. Beds are ok, but the rooms could use an upgrade. Shower does not give much water. Good very a night out in SF.

    Ansgar Smith · March 6, 2011
  • Amos S.

    The wifi in really crap. If you sit on the couches next to the reception you can get the next door Sephora wifi which is waaaay better

    Amos Stern · February 20, 2011
  • Amos S.

    When on the lower floors try to avoid the rooms facing the cable car street. It tends to be pretty noisy!

    Amos Stern · February 18, 2011
  • Jin J.

    Great location !!! Free wifi.

    Jin Jin · September 24, 2010
  • henry b. charged $79 for a room here, and it's just fine and centrally located. clean and quiet.

    henry bar-levav · April 19, 2010
  • Bruce R.

    Small, but comfy rooms. Be sure to go to the Hospitality Hour and meet a few of the 4 remaining tenants from the pre-hotel days. Trip.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow · February 5, 2010
  • Marcela R.

    Excelente punto y atencion. Muy recomendable

    Marcela Rodríguez · January 15, 2014

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