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SW Hotel

615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Melbourne
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the SW Hotel for one night. The property is centrally located in Chinatown with quite a few eating options nearby. Tourist attractions are also not far. The rooms are basic but clean. Breakfast is quick and efficient. Overall a good choice in a city where rooms can be quite costly at times

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Clean, secure, well maintained. Rooms are not big, but quite pleasant. Furnitures are not new, but has a lot of history to them. Room has TV, refrigerator, but no coffee maker. Breakfast is simple. However, you really should just walk out in the morning and try the Chinese breakfast at stores nearby in the same block. They open before 6am.... More 

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Thank Chris L
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is clean, rooms are reasonably spacious and the location in the middle of Chinatown is perfect for walking tours to many sites in SF. There are quite a few coffee bars and diners nearby so that you need not eat breakfast at the hotel (which is very basic). The first foto shows the building opposite to the hotel... More 

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Hope, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Had a wonderful 4 night stay this week at the SW Hotel. Our room was clean, not overly large but quite adequate. Nice bathroom. Our room was facing inward as opposed to facing the street, so it was pretty quiet. Breakfast was decent. So glad we stayed here instead of the Fisherman's Wharf area...way to touristy for us. I would... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We've chosen this hotel for the location and it was indeed a good choice. The neighbourhood is neat! The room was small but cozy and clean. The furnitures a little old fashioned. The complimentary "continental" breakfast was OK but there wasn't much choice. This hotel is an option if you don't have expectations of a fancy hotel. The staff is... More 

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Waipahu, Hawaii
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you are not expecting anything 'fancy' - this is the place to go! Loved the location, rooms were rather small but clean, staff was pleasant, the complimentary breakfast was great for our "pick-up and run meal". The only 'downside' is the noise level at night. Friday night was okay but, Saturday was a lot noisier... being that sounds carry... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This hotel is in the heart of Chinatown, lively by day, lively by night quite surprised how large it was inside . Staff were quite helpful, room was very small but adequate. Parking of the car underground was very costly. Breakfast was nothing special, had to ask for more bread, eggs and even banana's. Could do with a coffee machine... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I booked for the price and the good reviews I saw here. I'm happy to report that everything I read was true. The service was very good. I came in to town too early and they nicely locked my bag in the office and gave me a claim ticket. I wandered and got back after 4 pm, my room ready,... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Nice little hotel. Small rooms, but clean and comfortable. Nothing special. Hotel does not allow you to park your car after checkout to go explore since you are on both china town and little Italy. Even though you paid to park there. It was nice to walk around the area, but there are strip clubs close by. Stayed on a... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Room was clean and kind of small. Got there early in the day and was able to store luggage until we got back late in the evening. Street noise all night long. Stay in a room on the back side of the hotel. Nice helpful staff. Has an underground parking. Right on the edge of China town. Able to walk... More 

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Chinatown
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighborhood decorated with colorful shops, historic streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands, tourist shops, jewelry stores, fortune tellers, temples and restaurants come together to create a world unto itself in this historic neighborhood.
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