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White Swan Inn
Ranked #11 of 231 Hotels in San Francisco
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Really enjoyed our spacious room, especially the fireplace and comfortable bed. A bit noisy from the street, but we were provided with earplugs and they did the trick. Delicious breakfast and appetizers.



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Reviewed 1 May 2014

The room was clean and beautiful; bathroom worked great, sink, tub, shower, all great, plenty of hot water. Breakfast was EXCELLENT, and all the staff were so friendly, we thought maybe they were actors!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

The inn is in a great location, has nice size rooms (many with a fireplace), a helpful and friendly staff and a decent wine service with nice snacks in the afternoon. Unfortunately, the breakfast service in the morning was a little sparse, the water for showering could have been hotter, and the car retrieval could have been quicker. Overall, though, we'd give them another try.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

We originally booked for Petite Auberge, but there was an over booking so we were asked to stay at the sister property, White Swan . The place was delightful! The ambiance, breakfast and amenities, along with the staff were just perfect. We would definitely stay there again. Room was nice size, there were complimentary sodas/water in the room, plenty of hot water for showering, and the wine hour and cookies were a nice touch.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Love the old elevator, the antiques, the large well furnished rooms. Very warm and hospitable atmosphere. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Excellent value. Great location - close to Union Square.
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

We were attracted to the White Swan Inn because of its extras - breakfast in the morning and wine in the afternoon. Unfortunately, these services were disappointing. While the food quality was good, the quantity was skimpy. When we arrived at breakfast on two of the mornings (around 9am), there was little food, coffee, juice or silverware. Feeling awkward, I went back to the kitchen to request replenishments - then additional food was put out. Same pattern w/ the wine/hors d'oeuvres in the afternoon. Didn't bother trying either eating event on our third day. If the Inn is going to advertise and offer these attractions, it should provide adequate food and service, without guests begging for more.
We also had to wait almost an hour for valet delivery of our car - double the time it was supposed to take. Given the high parking fee each night, this service should be better.
Staff friendly, decor pleasant, good location - but the above services need improvement.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

We have been coming to the White Swan Inn for many years. Each visit brings more smiles and wonderful service our way. The hotel is in a good location, excellent breakfast, wonderful fire places, great staff and management. We loved the weather on this trip in April, 2014 - it only rained one cay and that was our last day. To everyone, ENJOY YOURSELVES at the White Swan Inn.

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Additional Information about 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
Price Range: £140 - £390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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