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615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Chinatown)
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Ranked #104 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly helpful staff....very clean room and bathroom....basic breakfast but lots of it and quite edible....comfy bed...bath and shower...toiletries every day....no iron...but tv...fridge..hairdryer...a/c...great location near metro....and local restaurants...i would definitely stay here again and definitely recommend to others

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel option for an affordable, clean, and convenient place. We had a single bedroom with a queen size bed. The room was on the smaller side, but I never felt like we were looking for space in the room. There was plenty for two of us. The room was cleaned while we were out for the... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on our first night in san francisco. There was a huge conference on in San Fran and rooms were limited in the area. The location is good, fairly central and we walked down to pier 39 from here at night and went up to chinatown etc during the day so worked perfectly. Rooms are small, and quite... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great value hotel in a great location. Union sq, Fishermans Wharf and all major sights are within 1 miles walk which is superb. Staff friendly and the hotel is clean with good sized rooms. Breakfast is just toast and croissants etc, but thats all we wanted anyway. If you want a good value for money hotel without... More

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Bangalore, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The location on Broadway, just steps away from financial district and the ferry building was brilliant. It's right on the edge of Italian and Chinese neighborhoods - that was the reason why I chose to stay at this place for a night during my week long vacation in SF. It was just 2-3 buildings away from a number of strip... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Service was very friendly, my room was more than acceptable clean and an excellent location for exploring sf. Don't mind the stripjoints on the next block it is typical that the neighborhood / culture can change from block to block, in overal it's a safe area due to the many tourists even late at night. Many good restaurants in little... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We were looking for a decently-priced, well-reviewed hotel on Tripadvisor and this is how we found SW Hotel. The hotel is nice, comfy, ticks the boxes for a mid-range budget. It's in an interesting spot – in Chinatown and, around the corner, is the City of Lights bookstore. There's also a cool lighting installation of "flying books" near the intersection,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The location would have been great -- in Chinatown not far from North Beach, the wharf, and the financial district, but street noise is a problem unless you want to do karaoke with the bar across the street until 1am. Also, we didn't mind the x-rated places a block away but some people might. The room was basic & clean,... More

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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 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 "old smell", but it was not too bad. Staff was extremely helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

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

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Also Known As:
Sw Hotel San Francisco
Address: 615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Business Center with Internet Access Wheelchair access
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#17 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
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