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W San Francisco

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large clean rooms with soft and comfy beds and a decent sized bathroom. The W definitely delivers on the must-haves. However, where other Ws excel and offer a memorable experience, this one doesn’t live up to the group’s standards. Once past the modern and stylish lobby, the hotel feels like any average business hotel. The furniture screams IKEA, the view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The property was beautiful and in the perfect location. But the staff makes this property stand out. Every single person I can in contact here was great. They were very helpful and kind to us (including my little puppies).

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Thank Steve W
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thats what I've been told by W management. It seems I'm not hip enough to understand "The W Way". In this particular hotel this "W Way" is a complete lack of bathroom privacy in every guest room. Bathroom doors are glass and somewhat transparent. These are pocket doors that slide and don't seal closed. Other guests can see and hear... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel and staff where all friendly and accommodating. Room was clean and had all the amenities needed. Bliss toiletry products were a plus. Lobby bar was inviting and lively. We had to leave very early for the airport and staff offered us water and coffee while we waited for our car. My only complaint (and I live in NYC) is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people know what the W will be... funky lighting, nice bar area, fun elevator decor, etc. This is similar to some of them but perhaps busier than a lot of other W hotels. There is a lovely looking restaurant i didn't get to try called Trace. Really pretty decor and looked fun. The bar is okay but the drinks... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For my money, the W San Francisco is over priced. The rooms are small, the decor is outdated. The staff is friendly and the food is ok, but all in all it's just trying way to hard. I can see why some might like it, and the location is good, but I find it cheesy overall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical W hotel - swanky bar area by the lobby where you check in (that area was a bit small). Good location in SOMA. Free coffee/tea in morning downstairs by the bar. Rooms were spacious enough an the Bliss bath products in the room are quite nice. Gym was funky looking and adequate.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this trendy hotel. I’ve stayed here twice when my mom was in town another time when my friend from the UK visited SF. I really like the excellent location, whether you are in San Francisco for business or pleasure. It’s a short stroll to Union Square and a taxi ride to Fisherman’s Wharf The hotel is also very... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room is standard W, slate colored shower and large tile, decent fixtures, Bliss bath amenities. Perhaps better decorated than some other W properties I have visited. Public areas are really nice, and the staff could not be better. Damian in Trace is a great asset to the hotel. Trace' farm to table food was much appreciated. Natalie in meeting services... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent our 8th wedding anniversary at the W last weekend. We were married in 2008 when same sex marriage became legal in California. San Francisco has been our annual getaway to celebrate our anniversary ever since. This year the W made our anniversary the most enjoyable to date! Sara Hamza, our "insider" at the W, contacted us a... More 

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the SoMa district, and neighbors with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, W San Francisco faces the beautiful Yerba Buena gardens and is a short walk to Union Square's shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about W San Francisco

Address: 181 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range: $267 - $627 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — W San Francisco 4*
Number of rooms: 404
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#13 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#15 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#61 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#70 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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