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SW Hotel

615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located right in Chinatown, San Francisco. The hotel has free Wi-Fi and breakfast. The decor is a little outdated but it is very well maintained. Has all the expected amenities and a little more (a mini fridge at the room was a good surprise). The staff is very professional and service oriented. Don't expect a 5 star hotel... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient location and close to all attractions. Very spacious rooms compared to other hotels in the City. Staff was very nice and helpful. Very quiet considering it is located on a major street. Value was very good. Would highly recommend.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I spent 4 nights at the Sam Wong hotel as part of our honeymoon. Upon arrival we were impressed with the reception area and how elegant it was. Having previously been in New York, we were very pleasantly surprised by the size of our room. There was super king size bed (with drawers), wardrobe, cupboard, mini fridge,... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the SW Hotel in San Francisco. The hotel is in a good location and is clean but that's it. The front desk staff needs a few lessons in customer service. We arrived on a busy Friday afternoon with all our bags. There is no door staff to hold the doors which isn't the issue- the issue... More 

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College Place, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location at the edges of Chinatown, Little Italy, and the beginnings of tourist area toward the wharf. Really nice room, very comfortable bed. Only lacking a coffee pot in the room.Continental breakfast supplied everything I wanted except they ran out of coffee this one time. How does THAT happen? Its a little noisy (street noise) and there are a... More 

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Hermosillo, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a nice clean and very well located hotel. The staff very friendly and helpful, and the rooms pretty comfortable and clean, you can pretty much walk to a lot of great places in SF from the hotel (china town, little italy, firsherman's warf, union square, etc) I would say the price is fair, there are no cheap hotels... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After searching for accommodations in SF close to the Embarcadero, it was either going to be a noisy motel, high end or a hotel in a noisy or red light area. I settled for the SW Hotel which happened to be on the edge of Chinatown and the Italian area. The room was clean and quiet (located in the core... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The staff here are friendly and welcoming. The hotel is conveniently located for access to most of what you will want to do. The breakfast is 'adequate' and saves you money for the rest of the day-which is just as well as SF is an expensive place to explore. I did tell SW that their parking is very expensive at... More 

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Tauranga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This hotel was clean, staff friendly. We thought it was in a good location for getting around and seeing all the sites we needed to see. It is right beside streets to Chinatown and up the hill some nice Bars. Down to the right are some strip joints etc but you don't have to go that way. They serve a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Average hotel, good location, clean nice big rooms, personal not very helpful. Breakfasts are from 8 a. m. (it is not possible to get your food earlier, we asked for it, but were strtictly rejected). The location is good, close to China Town, near to the city centre.

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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighborhood decorated with colorful 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, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.
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