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“Relaxing and friendly”
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White Swan Inn
Ranked #9 of 229 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Naugatuck
1 review
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“Relaxing and friendly”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Everyone of the staff were so friendly and helpful. They knew all the places to go and the best way to get there. The breakfast every morning was fantastic, and the wine at night very relaxing. What was really nice was that we were able to meet and talk to people from all over the world who were staying there

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Dallas, Texas
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We stayed at White Swan Inn in March and enjoyed the charm of this sweet little hotel! The fresh baked cookies each day were a plus too and definitely appreciated after a long day walking in the city. One evening we even enjoyed the complimentary happy hour which included white/red wine, cheese, fruit, crackers. How much fun! The hotel is definitely not new by any means but the charm, location, and customer service are all reason enough to stay there.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Hagerster
1 review
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

A small and very personal hotel/inn in downtown San Francisco. Extremely friendly and helpful staff. The afternoon complimentary snacks and wine was an excellent opportunity to meet other guests. Nice with the fireplace in the large room and that the breakfast and minibar was included.

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Overland Park, Ks
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

I have stayed at The White Swan numerous times, and it's always a treat. Breakfast is delicious, the parlor a comfortable place to relax, the room I had this time was large and comfortable, and the location is ideal. The only quibble I have is with the elevator, which is rather cumbersome to operate, and which I avoided as much as possible. (The stairs helped me burn off some of the breakfast calories!)

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

We love staying in boutique hotels and scored with this one thanks to other reviews. We loved our room. Complimentary drinks in frig is a place. Fireplace is awesome. Enjoyed 5:00 wine and meeting interesting people from all over. Breakfast was great. Location is convenient. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Have never befor been at a hotel, hwere so much servece was complementary = included. Free breakfast at early check in, free minibar, 5 o'clock wine tasting and super service at the front desk. Situated in the heart of sfo and still quiet

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Lutherville
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

We have stayed at the Petite Auberge and/or The White Swan 4 different times over the years. The staff is very helpful, the bed very comfortable, the location is excellent. I will say however, that we had not been there for several years and we found the breakfasts and afternoon wine were not as good as before. The selections were not as varied as before and we had to ask or wait for more to be put out on several occasions. Some areas also looked a 'little worn.' even though they were clean

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Property: White Swan Inn
Address: 845 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3312
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Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#7 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#22 Best Value Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — White Swan Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a crackling fireplace in all 26 guestrooms and suites, the White Swan Inn is a romantic small hotel in the Nob Hill/Union Square area. The White Swan Inn is a visually stunning tribute to the intimate hotels of London. Dark wood paneling, rich floral carpets, comfortable furniture and enchanting English art and collectables set the tone. All guests enjoy a generous breakfast buffet and evening wine and hors d'oeuvres served fireside in the parlor. You can also check out our sister hotel, Petite Auberge, just 20 feet away. ... more   less 
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