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“Twee British feel”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of White Swan Inn

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White Swan Inn
Ranked #8 of 228 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Scotland
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Twee British feel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

A pretty inn with an olde world feel. I stayed in one of the deluxe rooms and loved the decor. Wine hour and fresh biscuits daily a lovely treat!
Accommodating staff and location in one of the best areas of San Francisco. One thing though, if you're not into walking steep hills, it's a challenge to walk around. Nearby places to eat and stops to ride on the cable car.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Love the decor and ambience of the hotel. Very quaint and homely. Love the wine hour as we got to mingle with other travelers. Breakfast was good. Very centrally located, walking distance to Union square.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

If 'old world' quirky is your style then this is the hotel for you. Room was comfortable and adequately, but not attractively, furnished. Bed was comfortable but very high!
Complementary breakfast offered a good selection and good quality. Also home baked biscuits in the entrance was nice touch. Helpful staff.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Dunwoody, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Staff is friendly and accommodating. Location is central. Parking is a challenge unless you pay $41 a day for valet. Breakfast is very good. Toilet paper is cheap (Scott's). Suggest Charmin for over a $200 a night luxury B&B!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

The only problem I had on this trip was the decor. It's changing from "traditional" to "modern"??? Nothing seems to go together and I found the new changes not so homey or pretty looking, in fact, kind of tacky looking.
Nonetheless, because of the staff I will only stay at the White Swan.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

We stayed in the suite with our two children. It was nice to have a separate room for the kids and each room had its own bathroom. The whole family loved the rooms and the location was convenient to public transportation. The staff were very helpful. We would happily stay there again.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Naples
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

A very pleasant, enjoyable experience with helpful and attentive staff, good food and drink and excellent location. Room with fireplace was special and much appreciated. Directions and hints of places to visit and restaurants to eat at were appreciated.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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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
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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