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W San Francisco

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Financial District)
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Ranked #49 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great rooms, greta location in downtown hip vibe, music, not much for family more for someone looking for work and nightlife. We still come back because i love the W decoration and beds. restaurant was great and bliss spa is always good. pool was cool for party not for family

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice weekend stay, breaking up a long plane ride. Took advantage of the pre-paid rates, and the first time I have stayed in a W. I am an SPG Platinum member but normally stay at Westins, Sheratons, and Merediens, though I HAVE occasionally stayed at other hotels in the chain. First blush, this W reminds me of an Aloft,... More

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the W San Francisco March 26th-March 28th 2014, room 1608. Here's what you need to know: Lobby is a night club. After a long drive it's so nice to have loud voices & pumping music greet you at check in. This might appeal to some, but not this guy. Valet parking in confusing and expen$ive: $62 a... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The W Hotel in San Francisco has amazing service! I stay at W Hotels frequently and have in fact stayed in three W Hotels in the last few weeks. But the W in San Francisco really stands out in terms of service. Even prior to checking in at the W Hotel in San Francisco the management team proved to be... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the W for some sight seeing and to attend the final 49ers home game. The location of the hotel is a bit outside the center of the city. But either a taxi ride or brisk walk gets you to the shopping, trolleys or cable cars. We had two rooms since we visited with our teen aged sons. We stayed... More

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What I loved about this hotel was that it has a great, conveninet location and at every point of contact, they impressed me with great service. The views of the Bay from my room were captivating and the quality of the bed linnens was very high, Being over 50, I was not wild about all the loud music and crowded... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the W for business. It was an amazing hotel with exceptional service. I have traveled a lot and stayed in numerous hotels around the world. The W was a different experience. I was extremely impressed with the W because of its atmosphere, room accommodations, and most of all the hotel personnel. The main differentiator for hotels... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had a W wonderful break at W San Fran. I booked online and upon check in received an upgrade through SPG. Its in a great location, within walking distance to the best shopping districts. The staff were welcoming and extremely helpful and check in and out were a breeze. The lobby bar had a great atmosphere and if... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved everything about my stay at the W in San Francisco. The lady who checked us in at the front desk was really nice, the room as amazing, and everywhere you look, there's color and beauty. It was also cool to see that they allow dogs. Of course you have to pay extra for that, but how cool!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a multi-year Starwood Platinum Guest (think I'm lifetime Gold and counting). I always try to stay at Starwood properties. Not only is their loyalty program the best, their customer service is outstanding. In this case at the W in San Francisco, their team was absolutely outstanding on finding a great solution and accommodation I requested. The management team... More

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Additional Information about W San Francisco

Also Known As:
w San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
w San Francisco Hotel
w Hotels San Francisco
w Hotel San Francisco
Address: 181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#21 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#28 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#37 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#73 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — W San Francisco 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the SoMa district, and neighbors with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, W San Francisco faces the beautiful Yerba Buena gardens and is a short walk to Union Square's shops. ... more   less 
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