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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was great for the price. Yes, it is in an area that would be a little seedy after dark. Yes the breakfast buffet is minimal and the beds are a little hard. BUT we had 2 great nights staying here with exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. There is a bus stop across the street to take you down... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quiet and safe location, you can walk to union square and pier39 from here in only a few minutes. Room was grand, only issue we had was that the air conditioning is either too hot or too cold-found it hard to find a balance. Breakfast was included (bread, boiled egg-which wasn't available all the time, cereals, pastries, coffee and hot... More 

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Wathena, Kansas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The SW Hotel was perfect for our San Francisco stay and was great for walking to Fisherman's Wharf and the Big Bus Tour. Our room was very nice and so clean. It had all the amenities we needed. We didn't have a coffee pot in the room, but with a Starbucks on every corner and excellent coffee at Mama's, we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is located in chinatown and close to everything. We got lucky and stayed in one of the quieter room. Everything was clean. Continental breakfast was ok but better than nothing ~ they had coffee/tea/juice, cereal, toast, croissant and muffin. I'd definitely stay here again when I come back! Highly recommended!!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice little hotel. Reasonably priced and extremely well located in the downtown San Fran city core, exactly in between Chinatown and little Italy. The rooms are on the smaller side, and the decor is tacky. However the rooms are spotless, and the hotel is terribly squeaky clean. The bathrooms are a decent size and again are... More 

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Astoria, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

So what can I write about the SW Hotel? Bring plenty of cash. We booked the hotel based mostly on positive reviews we had read on Tripadvisor and on other travel sites. However, our three nights there was not nearly as glowing. We arrived at the hotel early after a long trip from Minneapolis. My girlfriend was nervous that our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The SW Hotel is an old hotel offering basic facilities at a reasonable price. It is located on the border of Chinatown and Little Italy, with easy access to lots of good restaurants. We enjoyed dinner at a number of the Italian restaurants. We were very disappointed by the continental breakfast included with the room. This is served in a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Just stayed 3 nights here, the staff we friendly and every morning we woke up to a great breakfast. The showers are too low, my head rises above it and I am not much taller than average. However, certainly the best hotel in Chinatown. If you are staying here, take advantage of the huge map near the breakfast area to... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This place has great location boarders Chinatown and North Beach. Anything you needed in walking distance and very close to vesuvio bar which is a gem! Staff were excellent and very happy to help with anything. I understand they are working on their WiFi which is the only thing stopping me from rating 5 stars. Given the location it was... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I hosted our two children and their spouses for a week in San Francisco. We stayed at the SW Hotel. We were attracted by the great location and reasonable room rates. It turned out to be an excellent choice. The entire hotel including guest rooms, the lobby and the breakfast room was immaculately clean. The front desk... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about SW Hotel

Address: 615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4405
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: $169 - $692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — SW Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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