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SW Hotel

1.4 miles from San Francisco center
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hard to find good cheaper hotels in SF - this is one to consider. Located on the edge of Chinatown and Little Italy surrounded by great restaurants. Hotel was very clean and room was bigger than expected. Staff were very friendly - maybe because its a fourth generation family run hotel. Sure breakfast is basic but its included and more...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Overall satisfied with our stay for 2 nights. Rooms were on the small side but were fine. Walls a bit thin, could hear lot of external noise so just turned the a/c fan on to cover it. Location walking distance from piers if ur able to walk distances and hills. Staff was kind and available

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Reviewed November 12, 2016

It nice and clean hotel, very well located but comfort and especially breakfast is at low level. For price we paid we expected more. Staff is also nice and helpful. Rooms are not so big with window to inside so you can se anything but they are clean.

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Custer WA
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I haven't stayed in San Francisco proper for many years - booked this place based on Trip Advisor reviews and a great rate of $149 a night for a twin bed. Yes, some hotels still offer rooms with one twin bed and I saved $50 a night. I stayed three nights, so in effect I got one free. The room...

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Nothing good to say about this hotel. Staff are not that friendly. The bed at room 434 makes a lot of noise as you move. No view outside just window facing the wall. Rooms are too small. Furniture needs upgrade. Lightings are dull. Find another place to stay! This hotel is in the heart of China Town. I suggest booking...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The SW hotel is right on the corner between China town, little Italy and the erotic stretch of Broadway. Most things in the inner city are within walking distance and the rest cheap to get to by share car or taxi. The breakfast however is poor, though at least there is one, and the rooms have poor noise isolation and...

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

This hotel is located in Chinatown but borders Little Italy. Close to stop 3 and 19 for the big bus tour. The staff are extremely helpful and perfect English Jessica was great and so were the other staff. Only a 15 minute walk down Columbus Road/Street to get to Fishermans Wharf. Bag a bargain in Chinatown as fishermans wharf can...

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Not sure if where to stay, we picked this hotel because of location. That's all it's good for!! Breakfast was a joke, a bit of bread and a few bagels, all served on paper plates with plastic forks. Coffee in paper cups. There was also no safes in the rooms, which worried me a little. Would never recommend.

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Reviewed September 30, 2016

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...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016 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...

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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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Amenities

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

Additional Information about SW Hotel

Address: 615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: $148 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — SW Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Good nightly rate , great location and wonderful staff is why we would recommend the SW Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles scrapbookcookie, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Request quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryLen, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
“Interior room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles katherineannd, Apr 14, 2016 | Read review
“Our room faced the road so was a bit noisier”
 of 5 bubbles 2tapu, Mar 15, 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed having the room with the view of Grant Street.”
 of 5 bubbles kawa808, Nov 11, 2015 | Read review
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