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SW Hotel

373 reviews
Traveller (104)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (9)
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good54%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewschinatown and north beachfamous citygreat locationcity lightscontinental breakfasthard boiled eggsunderground parkingfisherman's wharfminute walkdim sumthe breakfast areawithin walking distancestay there againreasonable sizestreet noiseinside roomreasonable rates
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Stayed here three nights during August 2013. The location of hotel is excellent, just a few minutes of walking to all important public transportation stations. Room was big and clean, bed was super comfortable and bathroom was nice and clean. Room had a little bit...More

1  Thank Aku L
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Small and cozy rooms but were a bit old. Location was excellent, next to Chinatown and within walking distance to union square and fishermen's wharf SF was a great city with amazing people Overall great hotel for its value

1  Thank blackz88
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Great location! Sandwiched between China Town and Little Italy. We ate at a great Italian Restaurant, Pinnochio at 401 Columbus Ave. just up the street. Staff was very friendly and on site parking was great. Skip the breakfast: it is just bad coffee and bread....More

5  Thank Jed B
Reviewed 21 November 2013

My wife and I stayed three nights at the SW over a weekend, and won't hesitate to stay here again. The location is great, at the intersection of Chinatown and North Beach, with tons of great restaurants and coffee shops around. Even the longer walks,...More

1  Thank GeekProf
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I stayed here with my husband for four nights in November. We had booked this hotel because it was quite a bit cheaper than other hotels with similar reviews and locations and we weren't disappointed. The location was perfect, right on the edge of Chinatown,...More

1  Thank maz_n_gaz
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$160 - US$375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$160 - US$375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (104)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (9)
Amenities (10)
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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30 March 2017|
Response from Pavel E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we have had refrigerator in our room.
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18 January 2015|
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Response from Doolittle_10 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure whether SW Hotel has their own dedicated shuttle service, but they can arrange airport transfer for you. Another option is the SuperShuttle.
30 November 2014|
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Response from MichelleChicago124 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry - I don't know. We took a taxi. The parking lot is small for sure.
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"Ask for a room in the back away from street traffic."
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"If you can get a street side room you'll have a better view, if desired."
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"Request a street-side room so you're not staring into scaffolding and destroyed masonry."
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"Rooms at the back are quieter"
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