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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 #57 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I left Sam Francisco one happy guy. The rooms were fantastic, the staff accommodating, and extra kudos to Amber at the bar. My wife and I ended up having drinks in the hotel all three nights because she recommended good drinks and was extremely helpful. Spot on stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the W for a weekend break, the location was ideal for what I wanted to do. Before arriving I requested a room with a view due to construction and I got what I wanted. Gym slightly disappointing but not a opinion tipper. The only problem could've been is the weathered nature the hotel seems to have due to... More

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Chicago, IL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I very much enjoyed my stay at the W San Francisco. The hotel staff was top notch, the bar area was fun and drinks were amazing. My room was very clean and modern. I love the Bliss amenities in the bathroom. Though the gym was under construction, there was a temporary gym that worked for me, the machines were very... More

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Larchmont, New York, USA
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location worked very well but I picked the hotel due to a decent rate in the Starwood program. There is construction on the gym and around the hotel but the staff was kind enough to ask if I wanted my upgraded room with a wonderful view but on the construction side or a standard room. Was traveling on business... More

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Dallas, TX
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night here during our stay to San Francisco. I booked hotels at the last minute for our trip and this was one of the. We wish we would have been able to stay longer here. The staff was great at check in. The room was that W hip, fun and clean! These hotels always have good energy... More

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alexandria, va
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The W is in a fantastic location near dining, shopping, etc. Spa is nice and rooms are nicely decorated. That all seemed great. However - The first morning I woke up here I noticed a couple of quarter sized mosquito-type itchy bites on my arms. I did not think much of it until I woke up at 3:30am the second... More

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great trip into the city and wanted to stay somewhere conveniently located near some fun activities. The staff was very wonderful (front desk, doormen and bar). The W has a young, hip vibe that my wife and I really enjoyed. I would like to give a special thank you to Chris Thompson, the doorman... More

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Chicago, IL
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at the W because I'm an SPG loyalist and this place is close to our office in San Fran. That said, I have also elected to stay here for fun - you can't beat the location in terms of accessing much of the fun of the city without being surrounded by the tourists. The front desk isn't always... More

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an American living abroad I love coming home, seeing friends and family. I always book Starwood hotels, and have for years. I am growing increasingly weary of the brand in the US. I love the W brand, and have increasingly started to focus my loyalty to enjoy its services and standards, in Europe and Asia…. But sadly the US... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just stayed here for one night, but it was blast. They really make you feel like a rock star. We got excellent drinks at Trou Normand’s just around the corner and dinner at Trace, the restaurant attached to the W. Might be the best duck I've ever had.

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Address: 181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — W San Francisco 4*
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#10 Green Hotel in San Francisco #13 Spa Hotel in San Francisco #24 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco #30 Business Hotel in San Francisco #43 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #81 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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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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