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615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Chinatown)
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Ranked #113 of 237 Hotels in San Francisco
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As it was conference time it was difficult to get a hotel in San Francisco. The SW hotel was affordable by San Francisco standards. The hotel is situated in Chinatown near some strip clubs, however, we did not feel that the area was unsafe (there are less homeless people here than around the downtown hotels). As others have noted, parking... More

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Frydek-Mistek, Czech Republic
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I tried to find a hotel in the city centre for a good price and finally I have found it. Positive - Great location - Friendly and helpful staff - Breakfast for free - Indoor parking (for extra fee) - Good price (for this location) Negative - not so space room as I usually could find in US It is... More

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San Anselmo, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I grabbed a last minute reservation at S&W while in town for a conference in SF. Friendly staff at the front desk helped navigate to the parking underground. My room was simple and the WIFI was excellent. It was fun to walk downtown for meetings in the morning and then return to North Beach and Chinatown for dinners in the... More

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has no star rating, and I can see why: it's very difficult to know what to give it. There was a new girl on the late-night shift on reception who was excellent: very helpful and efficient. We had a great room, although it wasn't as described on the booking. It was small but adequate, with the TV in... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews on the SW Hotel I was dubious as to what to expect but I needn't of worried. The hotel is clean, beds very comfortable and the location is superb. Overall if your planning on visiting San Francisco and are on a budget then I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reception staff: Initially an issue with an older gentleman who struggled a lot but then a young guy took over. Polite, helpful and informative. Very efficient. Location: Busy chinatown, very vibrant, some nude/topless clubs so if offended don't stay here. Just a short walk to the famous trolley stop (staff will show you on a map). Take the Hyde trolley... More

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Long Beach, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

3 couples stayed 2 nights and for the price this is a great place. The handicapped accessible room had a roll-in shower but the room was tiny. The continental breakfast was nice. We would recommend this hotel to anyone on a budget. The staff was excellent. Parking is $30 per night but for us was necessary.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This clean, quiet hotel with helpful friendly staff is located between Chinatown and North Beach. Can walk to many places and the streetcar stop is about two blocks away. The location is great for exploring the city. I'll definitely return next time I am in San Francisco.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed here with my husband for 2nights whilst doing a tour of west coast. Looking for hotels in San Francisco which were under £500 for the two nights was proving to be a bit of a challenge, unless you wanted to opt for something really horrible looking...but found this place and it was great. The room we had was big,... More

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Haifa, Israel
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a great hotel for traveling in San Francisco. The location is perfect between the Chinatown and Little Italy. Room was spacious and clean. Staff was friendly. The only shortcomings are the breakfast and the parking. The breakfast is very basic. The hotel parking is more expensive than can be found in the neighborhood around.

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Address: 615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 81
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