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Aire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would normally never select this type of hotel for a business trip but there were few other options in SF during the JPM conference and a friend of mine had reserved an extra room which she gave to me. What a wonderful surprise and great choice. The staff was so friendly. Breakfast was very good. Rooms are spacious and...

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Southborough
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a large conference in Union Square each January and the traditional business hotels are always sold out. I have found the White Swan Inn to be a wonderful alternative and actually prefer it to the larger hotels with more amenities. It is very comfortable and cozy. I appreciate the breakfast and that it includes hot foods and protein-rich...

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We just arrived - warm welcome after an easy walk from the Powell River BART station. Incredibly attentive staff, accommodated our early arrival, thorough & delightful introduction to the hotel. Stay here!

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Michael S, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Karen D, We value your business and thank your for choosing us during your recent stay! We are delighted that to enjoyed your arrival experience and trust that you stay has been off to a tremendous start. Thanks for staying and Happy New Year! Warm regards, Michael Singleton Operations Manager

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time that we have stayed at the White Swan Inn. I think I enjoyed my stay even more this time because I was better oriented to where the attractions were in the city. This is a small, kind of European feeling inn. It is not modern and flashy. The rooms are immaculate but the decor is...

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Michael S, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca M, First off, Happy New Year! We are so thankful that you decided to stay with us again and had an even better experience the second go round. Yay! We value all of our guest and strive to ensure we create memorable guest experiences. We hope to see you again! Warm regards, Michael Singleton Operations Manager

Marina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The White Swan was perfect. It was close to my destination, the staff was friendly, and the service was impeccable. There was complimentary wine & cheese in the evening and breakfast in the morning. I will definitely stay here again.

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice, close to many things within walking distance. Took the train and was able to walk to Hotel. Gave us early check in which was so helpful since we had our luggage. Nice room with fireplace (would be good to leave direction on how to turn on the fireplace, since the switch was behind the bed headboard).

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our stay here. Very cozy and clean. Would recommend to other travelers visiting the area. The location is good as well. Lots of things to do in the area. The staff was also very nice and helpful.

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Michael S, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Hi hufdr, Thank you for the 5-star review. We are so thrilled you enjoyed your recent visit and hope to see you soon or whenever your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Cheers! Warm regards, Michael Singleton Operations Manager

Lansing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved every moment of our stay- from the welcoming faces upon arrival to the cute wine hour in the common area that is included in the price. Wonderful rooms and customer service was exceptional. Would recommend to all friends and family

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent five quaint nights here. It's a cozy English inn. Remarkably neat and clean! Sitting by the fireplace drinking a cup of tea or wine eating hor d'oeuvres was a memorable experience for everyone in the family. Having a simple breakfast was very helpful to start the day. Thank you for your hospitality!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint inn is located in a convenient area near union square and Chinatown. It's exterior is very low key. When I arrived there was a doorman standing at the front door welcoming guest and help carry the luggage. But he was not there all the time. This inn preserves a very classy vintage style with an old schooled elevator,...

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Michael S, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Hello Vicky T, Thank you for the excellent and thorough review of your recent visit. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay accommodations. We will be sure to pass on your positive comments to our staff. We hope to see you again. Best, Michael Singleton Operations Manager

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a crackling fireplace in all 26 guestrooms and suites, the White Swan Inn is a romantic small hotel in the Nob Hill/Union Square area. The White Swan Inn is a visually stunning tribute to the intimate hotels of London. Dark wood paneling, rich floral carpets, comfortable furniture and enchanting English art and collectables set the tone. All guests enjoy a generous breakfast buffet and evening wine and hors d'oeuvres served fireside in the parlor. You can also check out our sister hotel, Petite Auberge, just 20 feet away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Swan Inn

Address: 845 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3312
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $293 - $598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — White Swan Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
White Swan Hotel
White Swan San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#7 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Try out the king room with gas fireplace, you will not be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles T7756TOpauls, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not much difference between Deluxe & Luxury w. fireplaces. Note that rooms facing Bush can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles KristerZ_13, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for quiet room Ours was very noisy but I was told it's just part of city”
 of 5 bubbles deborahf536, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 41 with fireplace is nice to have”
 of 5 bubbles JohannesR640, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room on 2nd floor overlooking the fire escape and it offered a good night sleep. 2-3 blocks from Union Sq. so very well situated.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianG831, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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