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615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Chinatown)
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Ranked #113 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is brilliant - so easy to get around from. Breakfast as others have said is really nothing to write home about and the room is ... OK. But really in San Francisco and in this area there is no reason to be spending a lot of time in the hotel.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CLEAN, affordable right-sized hotel on the edge of Chinatown. An added bonus is that since I was by myself on this trip, I booked a room with a twin bed to save even more money. If you love reading and perusing thousands of books you don't find in chain bookstores, there is the most fantastic bookstore close by - City... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed October 2014. Hotel is 30 minutes walk from all the major tourist attractions. There are numerous eating choices within 10 minutes walk of all price ranges. The Hotel is compact with small rooms. The bathrooms are adequate. Staff were friendly and helpful. Probably suited for those who want somewhere comfortable and cost effective. Would stay again.

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South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

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 September 23, 2014

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
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 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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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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