Vintage Hotels in Need of Greater Renovation
The Whitcomb is a once upon a time grand hotel that needs to rethink a fuller renovation. While the lobby is quite beautiful in an historical sense, honoring that history with a lack of electric outlets in a room in this modern age means to fall behind the demands of the modern traveler. Mind you, the Whitcomb was pleasant enough and give me easy access to the Moscone Center, the rooms need better lighting, and the bathrooms need to be upgraded to meet modern requirements. While the bathrooms have been renovated somewhat, hair dryer, great shower head, the faucet handles, wobbly, need to be switched out for new styles. The bathroom is in desperate need of shelving, as otherwise one has to put their toilet articles on the closet shelf or dresser. Going back to the electric outlets, when guests ask for extensions or the multiple plug receptacles and are told, "many of asked, so they are out of them," this is a problem. A guest shouldn't have to get down on the floor and switch out the plug on the floor lamp for the one on his computer. On the plus side, it is a venerable hotel, with a knowledgeable staff and a convenient restaurant that serves a nice breakfast variety. Like many things in this world, it has great potential but needs a more thorough makeover.
Comment from Hotel Management
20-Feb-2017 by Kevin, Hotel Management
Thank you for your comments, I apologize for your experience and the your concerns are being addressed.
Kevin V/Director of Rooms