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181 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#81 of 247 hotels in San Francisco
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GreenLeaders Gold level
In the heart of the SoMa district in downtown San Francisco, California, and neighbors with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, W San Francisco is a luxury hotel that faces the beautiful Yerba Buena gardens and is a short walk to Union Square's shops.
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Full view
Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Nightclub / DJ
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Paid wifi
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business center
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Dining area
Flatscreen TV
Room service
Wardrobe / closet
On-demand movies
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Room types
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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KendleBishop wrote a review Nov 22
Fort Worth, Texas4 contributions
Just stayed here for one night and I definitely will be returning soon! The property is immaculate and the staff is amazing. From checking in to suggestions for what to do, I couldn’t have asked for more. Both Santiago and Kyle were phenomenal they definitely made my stay memorable. Thank you for the best night in San Francisco!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
a11i5on wrote a review Nov 18
Lexington, Massachusetts44 contributions5 helpful votes
I stayed at the W for 14 nights as I moved into my new apartment. The staff are incredibly friendly, helpful, and respectful. I was impressed by the COVID measures, especially around contactless check-in and gym reservations. The room itself that I stayed in was also so lovely: the "Mega Corner, Larger Guest room" with 1 king size bed. I especially loved the city view! The one small piece of feedback I have for the team is that not having dinner service was pretty difficult and unexpected; since I had a 50 dollar meal coupon, I was hoping to use it for evening meals. Would have appreciated a heads-up via email for this caveat. Otherwise, a great stay overall and highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in the SoMA area!
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Date of stay: November 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Corner suites have a great view!
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jwb1011 wrote a review Jul 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida77 contributions47 helpful votes
I came right as Covid was hitting and the staff couldn’t have been more kind or caring. I was upgraded to a beautiful corner suite, I could have stayed there all day it was so comfortable (especially the bathroom and the giant tub). Most restaurants had closed so I had dinner one night in the lobby, my meal was divine. Excellent fitness center and a beautiful spa. I really have nothing bad to stay, it was excellent!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Bonnie R wrote a review Jun 2020
Chicago, Illinois33 contributions7 helpful votes
Beautiful hotel in downtown SF close to the conference center. The hotel has very limited amenities as space is a premium in SF but the rooms are very nice and clean. Early check in is impossible here so I would not count on it. Would stay again!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
Doris A wrote a review Mar 2020
Albany ca13 contributions3 helpful votes
Great rooms, amenities, service and vibe . Location, location location next to the MOMA, carousel!!, even a target store eat at the grove, skip the samovar tea rom watch out for the young techies at happy hour n the lobby unless you want to join.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: corner, windows, view, high up
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$209 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesCaliforniaSan FranciscoDowntown San Francisco / SoMa / South Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions about W San Francisco
Which popular attractions are close to W San Francisco?
Nearby attractions include San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) (0.05 miles), Yerba Buena Gardens (0.1 miles), and Children's Creativity Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at W San Francisco?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at W San Francisco?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at W San Francisco?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at W San Francisco?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to W San Francisco?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pazzia Ristorante Italiano, Mourad, and The Grove - Yerba Buena.
Are there opportunities to exercise at W San Francisco?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is W San Francisco located near the city center?
Yes, it is 1.0 miles away from the center of San Francisco.
Are any cleaning services offered at W San Francisco?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at W San Francisco?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does W San Francisco offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.