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SW Hotel

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The front desk staff were friendly and well informed about the surrounding area. The room was comfortable and very clean, reasonably priced, -- and a big plus is the hotel's location -- on the border of Chinatown and North Beach. We sampled Chinese and Italian food throughout our three-day stay and were able to get to most of the places...

Thank Mary Ann M
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We booked this hotel because of the reviews on Tripadvisor. The hotel is Chinese themed (hence the name SW (Sam Wong) Hotel. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Both the room and bathroom was very clean. The rooms were not overly large but we weren't looking for a place to have a party. Even with its central location in...

Thank Nevadatraveler_orig
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect and normally stay at very plush resorts, but this was very nice and fun. Good breakfasts, great location, right across the street from the Italian section, clean rooms, although small, and the people there at the front desk are extremely nice and helpful. Having underground parking as part of the hotel was very convenient. It...

Thank Mexico-firstime
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The hotel is quite good: small rooms, Chinese design, and friendly staff. The location is at the beginning of Chinatown and it is quite central. Unfortunately, it has 3 big minuses: the bed is not much comfortable, traffic make it very loud in the night, but the nightmare start in the morning when u try to have what they call...

Thank Luca P
Portland, MI
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Extremely professional and friendly staff. Nice accommodations, especially for the price. They pay attention to the things that make a difference. Clean, well maintained. Small room, but that's expected in downtown SF. Bed was comfy, and linens were good quality.

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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...

Thank Val S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 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

Thank daveqq
Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 November 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.

Thank Pavel E
Custer WA
Reviewed 27 October 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...

Thank oldretiredguy22
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 October 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...

Thank Hazel B

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Staying in Chinatown

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As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique neighbourhood decorated with colourful 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 neighbourhood.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about SW Hotel

Address: 615 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133-4405
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Chinatown
Price Range: RM935 - RM1,495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — SW Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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“There are rooms that face the street if that is what you are looking for but they will probably not be as quiet as the interior rooms.”
Nevadatraveler_orig, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room with windows on Broadway st. they are very loud during the night”
lucapettini, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good nightly rate , great location and wonderful staff is why we would recommend the SW Hotel.”
scrapbookcookie, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request quiet room.”
LarryLen, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Interior room was very quiet.”
katherineannd, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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