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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the SW Hotel for 2 nights - the hotel staff is friendly and welcoming, and the hotel was very clean and well kept. The continental breakfast in the morning is pretty limited (toasts, muffins, fruit) but it's much more than what you get at other SF hotels (nothing). We found the location to be... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Located right on the edge of Chinatown and Little Italy. Very many great restaurants and bars close by, easy walk to Fisherman's Wharf and financial district, great bus access by hotel. Very clean with great staff. Request a quiet room as we did.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Located just at the north edge of China town. Looks horrible on the outside. Inside is recently refurbished. Everything clean, but nothing glamorous. Not to be expected at the price either. Very nice and helpful staff. Simple but surviveable breakfast.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at SW Hotel recently and this was a good hotel with nice comfortable room and bed, good breakfast and great location. In Chinatown and minutes walk to catch the hop on hop off bus. Just around the corner from the main China town Rd. You can catch the train from the airport at get off at Embarcadero.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

When my sister and I planned our trip to San Francisco, we were drawn to the reasonable rates and location of the SW Hotel, and we weren't disappointed. It is easily one of the cleanest hotels in which I've stayed, and the service was terrific. Friendly staff gave us food and transportation recommendations, and it was a brief walk to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The SW Hotel was a nice hotel in a great location. I would recommend it to anyone and I would stay there again. The hotel room is simple, but has everything you need. The room is very clean. The bed was comfortable. There is a TV and mini fridge. The bathroom was nice. The TV only has 13 channels, but... More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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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: $173 - $695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — SW Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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