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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 #61 of 237 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Rooms
    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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East Cowes
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129 reviews 129 reviews
19 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Central location in 3rd street and nicely refurbished make this a good hotel. Aimed at a younger or young at heart crowed they have cool lounge music in the whole building with resident dj in lobby bar on weekends, colour changing buddhas in every room for you fen and shui and the cosmopolitan flair that even the US president seems... More

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princeton, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the W for a weekend gateway. Location is fantastic, walking distance to Mission/downtown/awesome Soma area, but also right next to annoying construction, which is exactly the view we got fom our room. Lobby/bar is still hip, but sort of aging hip, people, furniture, music, not so wow cool as in many other W hotels. Room follows the... More

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21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at several W hotels in the US and quite frankly have found them a little too hip to the point of uncomfortable with staff that was also too impressed with themselves. But not here in San Fran. The hotel was effortless hip with a very friendly vibe and a great staff that was actually warm and helpful.... More

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Vienna, Austria
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a conference and chose the W because it just opposite the Moscone Center. What annoyed me that practically everything costs extra. I really expect a hotel nowadays to offer free Wifi. The W charges USD 14.95 or 19.95 (depending on bandwidth) for Wifi. My room was on the small side. I had requested a KIng size bed... More

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New York City, New York
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to stay at the W SF a lot -- but got tired of the scene there and started staying someplace else that I love. During a current trip, I tried the W again and was pleasantly surprised. While it still has a youthful spirit and can be a scene, the W seems to be settling nicely into a... More

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Denver, Colorado
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently stayed here for Oracle Open World primarily BC of the proximity to Moscone. The service was great. Room service was very good. My only complaint is the lobby turns into a nightclub which I know is part of the W brand but there is nowhere to have an after dinner drink at the hotel and talk with a... More

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42 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most memorable thing about the W San Francisco is the huge contrast between the lobby areas and the rooms themselves. The lobby projects an air of urban cool - almost like being in a nightclub - atmospheric, moody, dark. The rooms? Well, less so. And actually quite bland in comparison. This is an expensive hotel and it was fine,... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The W is always known to attract a young and hip crowd. This hotel has a "happening" lobby scene filled with energy that comes from a live DJ, sleek fireplace and bar. Free wifi is offered in all the common areas, so many people, not wanting to pay the steep room wifi access, will come to the lounge areas in... More

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San Francisco, California
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20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One warning about this hotel. It is right near a fire station and firetrucks go out on alert with full sirens blaring day and night, every day of the week. The San Francisco Fire Department would not care less about your good night sleep on an allergen-free pillow. They have saved the city many times (at least, 2 earthquakes) and... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed a few times in this hotel in the last years. Compared to 3 years ago, the quality is significantly reduced. Examples: rooms are not very clean and not well maintained, eg. the water pressure in the shower was poor, some of the lights didn't work, iphone docking stations still with adapters for iphone 4, so couldn't connect and... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 404
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