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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My husband and I only spent a brief weekend at the White Swan Inn but it was everything we were looking for. It was an oasis in the City with quaint rooms and common areas including a deck and garden in back. We loved the fireplace in the room and the breakfast offered a tasty and large selection. We live... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The staff are very friendly and helpful. This hotel is a cosy and welcoming place. The rooms are old but cosy and warm. drinks in the parlour are a nice touch, a great way to meet the other guests. Breakfast was lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

An authentic stay at a bed and breakfast in the heart of San Francisco. The fireplaces in the room are a perfect touch. Capable, generous and knowledgable staff. SO close to everything including Union Square, the Financial District and North Beach. The trolley on Powell is a block and half away, so the Wharf is easy access. The perfect intimate... More 

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Rebecca L, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

What an all-around fantastic review of our "hidden gem," the White Swan! Thank you so much! With much appreciation, Rebecca More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the White Swan and felt it was a very good value for a hotel in downtown San Francisco. The room was huge although the furnishings were a bit worse for wear; having armchairs in front of the fireplace was lovely but the chairs weren't comfortable as they'd seen better days. The bed... More 

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Rebecca L, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear DevelopmentGal, I want to thank you for your incredibly valuable feedback of your stay at the White Swan Inn. I'm glad that you and your husband found the room to be spacious and appreciate your insight about the furniture. It is a pleasure to share that we are soon to be replacing all mattresses as well as re-upholstering and... More 

Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Very good location and very nice staff! The room was very clean, and we had enough space for our small familty. We enjoyed cheese and wines in the afternoon, fire places and had a very great time! we will sure stay there again if i return in San francisco

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Rebecca L, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sophie M! We greatly look forward to welcoming you and your family back very soon. All my best, Rebecca More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Our stay at the White Swan Inn was highlighted by the excellent service from the staff. It began with champagne in the room for my wife's birthday. It continued with an upgrade to a nice room facing the street and lastly we received a bottle of red even though we checked in late and missed the afternoon cheese and wine.... More 

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Rebecca L, General Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Henry W, We greatly appreciate your warm and positive review of the White Swan Inn. Thank you for celebrating such a special birthday with us! We pride ourselves on our guest service and personal touches, and I am thrilled to hear that you felt well taken care of. We hope to have the pleasure of celebrating another special occasion... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The customer service was wonderful. Andy helped up with our bags and was extremely friendly and gave us maps and lots of advice about things to do and to avoid. The bed and blankets were comfortable and our room was very clean. The drinks in the mini frigid we're also included which was nice. The decor was a bit dated,... More 

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Rebecca L, General Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sagitaria 1185, Thank you for such a wonderful review of the White Swan! Andy has been a valued member of our team for quite some time and I'm so glad to hear that he took great care of getting you acquainted with the City. I also loved hearing that you enjoyed the bedding, especially because the linen package was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous location and wonderful service! The staff were so friendly and welcoming. The location was perfect for getting anywhere around the city. The food was very good and the cookies through the day along with wine and nibbles in the evening are very nice touches. The Inn is so completely committed to its somewhat garish decor that it actually works.... More 

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Rebecca L, General Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kris V, We are tremendously thankful for your positive review! It is such a pleasure to hear that you took advantage of our prime location and felt completely welcomed by our staff. I have made sure to send your wonderful compliments to our chef. I am also happy to share that we will be experiencing a light renovation in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The staff were excellent and overall very happy. Some details need attention - eg the curtains in our room had big holes in. it is rather bizarre to set a minimum number of characters for a review! it is rather bizarre to set a minimum number of characters for a review!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Like others, we chose the White Swan Inn based on previous reviews. The hotel has a two room suite which met our criteria for three people. One room was a bedroom and the second a living room with a sleeper sofa. Both rooms had a gas fireplace which added warmth and ambiance. Each room had a refrigerator stocked with complimentary... More 

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Molly C, Manager at White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Dear MnDaisy, Thank you for choosing us for your stay in San Francisco, and for your warm compliments about your experience. We love to hear you were able to enjoy our many spaces and nibbles throughout your stay! We hope to welcome you again soon for your next trip to San Francisco. We wish you a fantastic New Year! Molly... More 

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a crackling fireplace in all 26 guestrooms and suites, the White Swan Inn is a romantic small hotel in the Nob Hill/Union Square area. The White Swan Inn is a visually stunning tribute to the intimate hotels of London. Dark wood paneling, rich floral carpets, comfortable furniture and enchanting English art and collectables set the tone. All guests enjoy a generous breakfast buffet and evening wine and hors d'oeuvres served fireside in the parlor. You can also check out our sister hotel, Petite Auberge, just 20 feet away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Swan Inn

Address: 845 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3312
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: $225 - $584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — White Swan Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
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White Swan San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#7 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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