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SW Hotel

615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Ranked #110 of 233 Hotels in San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was good for the price and location. I was able to walk to most areas that I wanted to visit. Rooms are small but clean. The two issues I had was the breakfast (almost nothing), and the bed was not comfortable. The mattress was very hard and caused issues with sleeping. This would make me consider not coming... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean hotel in a great location in North Beach close to some great bars and Restaurants. Don't let the strip joints put you off. The hotel let's itself down as the walls are paper thin. The person in the room next to us sneezed at one point and we thought he was in our room. The breakfast is basic so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is lovely. It's a great location, relatively inexpensive, and extremely clean. Be aware the walls are thin and if you stay up past 10pm, your neighbors will certainly complain if you talk or have the TV on. The front desk explained that they have a lot of international business travelers who stay there. If you can, ask for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the SW (Sam Wong) in February 2015, twice: laying over before boarding a cruise ship, then ten days afterwards for touristing in San Francisco Overall we gave it a 4: pretty darn good. Value --- Price was about US$ 150 a night for seniors in a "Queen" room. Its location --- has some good news, bad news:... More 

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Hawaii
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

During mid January 2015 my wife and I stayed at the SW (sam wong) Hotel for 4 nights. We usually stay near Union Square for the shopping experience. However on this trip most hotels were sold out or had prices well above our budget. I was told that prices were over 2 times normal due to 3 large conventions. Anyway... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed two nights at the SW Hotel in San Francisco in August 2014 during a nine week round the world holiday. The hotel provided value for money and total convenience! Situated on busy Broadway Street and nestled between Chinatown and the adult night life area (we were not bothered in any way and felt safe). The... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I was visiting for a conference at the Moscone Center (a pleasant 20 minute walk away,through Chinatown), and found this an excellent and unpretentious alternative to the pricier hotels downtown. The staff were unfailingly friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean, everything worked, the price was very reasonable, and my top-floor room was quiet at night. Even better was the... More 

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San Diego, CA
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The SW Hotel has a great location, located on the border of Little Italy and Chinatown. It is a bit of a hike from the BART/Muni Stations, but totally doable if you don't mind walking for 15 or so minutes. The SW does what a hotel should do - provide a clean room with functional fixtures and it's staff has... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

After being let down by another San Francisco hotel who cancelled my booking, I was despairing of finding a good value for money hotel at short notice! So glad I found the SW! It was clean and comfortable. Interesting part of town, lots to see and plenty of places to eat! Bathroom was nice. Had an ice machine across from... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I booked this hotel for the price and location. Very small room, comfortable bed and small bathroom. Parking is under the hotel for $30.00 a night if you need it. The room really needs a paint job, but it was clean. It was fine to just come back after a day of touring the city and sleep. Not spending much... More 

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