W San Francisco

 4 stars
181 3Rd Street, San Francisco, United States, 94103  show mapSave
From  US$ 475
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Editorial review:

This chic hotel in the South of Market area is great for younger guests who enjoy a good nightlife. The amenities are contemporary, the design is minimalist, and the bar scene is great. The food is good, but the service is somewhat snobbish. However, the rooms have beautiful furnishings and comfortable beds.

Overview

W San Francisco is a four-star hotel, ideally located in the central part of the city, where all major attractions are within walking distance.

Boasting elegant and modern facilities, the hotel offers a spa center and Wi-Fi connection in the whole hotel.

The hotel includes 404 rooms with flat-screen TVs and DVD players.

The Trace Restaurant treats guests to traditional Californian dishes and drinks. In the evening, come along to the Lounge to sip your favorite cocktail in informal atmosphere.

San Francisco Amtrak Train Station is located only 200m from W San Francisco Hotel.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of floors   31.  Number of rooms   404.

hotel W San Francisco San Francisco location

The hotel is located in the center of Soma district, where such famous attractions as Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Union Square are within small walking distance.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 2.0km
  • Airport: Marin County - 14.3km, Oakland International Airport - 17.3km
  • Train Station: Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station - 1.0km, F Market Street Car - 1.2km
  • Underground station: BART - Montgomery St. Station - 400 m, Transbay Terminal - 600 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Rooms

Guest rooms feature 32-inch flat screen TVs, in-room movies, CD/DVD players, cordless phones and private full-stocked bathrooms with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, mini bars and Munchie Boxes are available in each guest room.

Dining options

An American breakfast is served at the restaurant at extra price.
The Trace Restaurant with its professional chef serves local food in a warm and pleasant ambiance.
The Upstairs Bar and Lounge is a perfect place to relax in after a tiring day of sightseeing or working. The lounge is open from 11am till 1am every day.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Work

The property includes nine meeting spaces, where business facilities are tailored to help you with any business need.

Wi-Fi internet access is provided in the entire venue at USD14.95 per day.

Broadband High Speed Internet Access is offered at USD14.95 as well.

Leisure

The onsite Sweat Fitness Center is open 24 hours per day and includes an indoor pool, a whirlpool and offers the services of personal trainer. The Bliss Spa center will help its guests to relax and totally unwind.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Express check-out
  • Concierge desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Gay friendly
  • Boutiques
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms
and the rate is USD 14.95 per hour

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 61.56 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Wedding Services
  • Ticket service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Analog data port
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Terrace
  • Mini bar
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 20.00 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 30 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Rooms and availability

Guest rooms feature 32-inch flat screen TVs, in-room movies, CD/DVD players, cordless phones and private full-stocked bathrooms with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, mini bars and Munchie Boxes are available in each guest room.

Wonderful Room

W San Francisco Wonderful Room
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W San Francisco Wonderful Room

Stay down to earth. The newly redesigned Wonderful Room is located on floors 12 and below. Sink into our signature pillow-top bed and goose-down covers atop a modern platform base. Be lulled to sleep with the soft 350-thread count linens, and with our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu, we'll have you dreaming in no time.

Spectacular Room

Stunning view

W San Francisco Spectacular Room
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W San Francisco Spectacular Room

Why not take it higher? Our newly redesigned Spectacular Room is located on floors 14 and above offering a bird's eye view of the city at large. 300 square feet of living space unveil new possibilities: Sink into our signature pillow-top bed and goose-down covers atop a modern platform base. Be lulled to sleep with the soft 350-thread count linens, and with our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu, we'll have you dreaming in no time.

Cool Corner Room

W San Francisco Cool Corner Room
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W San Francisco Cool Corner Room

With a king bed and 400 square feet of living space, the Cool Corner view puts the city's every curve at your feet. Sink into our signature pillow-top bed and goose-down covers atop a modern platform base. Be lulled to sleep with the soft Waterworks 350-thread count linens, and with our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu, we'll have you dreaming in no time. Day or night, escape the city streets and cuddle up on the cushioned banquette, a vibrantly colored window nook with views of downtown San Francisco. While you relax, play a game of W-style Chinese checkers, one of the many whimsical Asian influences that renew the iconic design of the room.

Fabulous Room

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W San Francisco Fabulous Room

With a king bed and 400 square feet of living space, the Fabulous Room view puts the city's every curve at your feet. Sink into our signature pillow-top bed and goose-down covers atop a modern platform base. Be lulled to sleep with the soft Waterworks 350-thread count linens, and with our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu, we'll have you dreaming in no time.

Fantastic Suite

W San Francisco Fantastic Suite
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W San Francisco Fantastic Suite

With 700 square feet on floors 23-28, the Fantastic is a one bedroom suite which includes a 400 square feet corner king bed room with an unobstructed view and a designer living room. Two full baths mean twice as much Bliss lemon + sage body treats. Let in-room delights soothe the city life. If you can't get to Napa, you can sample the very best local wines from your refreshment centre and top it off with treats from our W Munchie Box. Be lulled to sleep with the soft 350-thread count linens and with our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu, we'll have you dreaming in no time.

Extreme Wow Suite

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W San Francisco Extreme Wow Suite

Relax and recharge in our Extreme Wow Suite, with 900 square feet of stylish space on the top floor. With sweeping views of San Francisco, this luxury suite boasts a vibrant décor and a designer living room for entertaining with a dining table for six and butler pantry. This incredible San Francisco suite features two full baths with Bliss lemon + sage body treats. Make your Extreme a two-bedroom suite with an adjoining bedroom. Bask in the custom delights of this urban retreat. Relax and watch a flick on the 42” plasma TV and experience an energizing night’s sleep with soft 350-thread count linens and our Sweet Dreams Pillow Menu. Enjoy tastes from our W Munchie Box and sample local wines from your refreshment center.

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What's nearby

What's nearby.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is next to the hotel.
Union Square, a square full of attractions, is only 500m from the hotel.
Yerba Buena Gardens, a popular tourist destination, is 100m away.
Chinatown, the oldest Chinese community in San Francisco, is situated 1.3km away.
The Presidio Golf Course is open for those, who like playing golf and is nearly 6km away.
Fisherman's Wharf, where you will definitely enjoy fishing, is approximately 3.2km from the hotel.

General
  • Palace Hotel
    300 m
Convention Centers
Shopping Areas
  • Metreon
    300 m
Amusement
  • Metreon A Sony Entertainment
    300 m
Monuments and Landmarks
  • Lotta's Fountain
    300 m
Museums
  • San Francisco Museum-Mod Art
    100 m
  • Noontime Concerts
    100 m
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum
    100 m
  • Yerba Buena Ctr For the Arts
    100 m
  • Archives of Moca
    100 m
  • Telephone Pioneers Comm Museum
    200 m
  • Ansel Adams Ctr Photography
    200 m
  • Zeum
    200 m
  • 300 m
  • Society of California Pioneers
    300 m
  • Museum-City of San Francisco
    300 m
  • Silent Film Festival
    400 m
Universities, Institutes
  • Academy of Art College
    200 m
  • S F Piano Supply CO
    200 m
  • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
    200 m
  • Asia Pacific Intl University
    300 m
  • San Francisco Institute-Arch
    300 m
  • Professional Bartenders School
    300 m
  • University of Judaism
    300 m
Casinos
  • Mgm Grand
    400 m
Underground Railway Stations
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    400 m

Local Attractions

  • SoMa (South of Market Street)
    1.5km
    Bounded by Market, First and Townsend Sts., San Francisco
  • The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi
    1.6km
    610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco
  • Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
    1.7km
    99 Grove St., San Francisco
  • Beach Blanket Babylon
    1.8km
    678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (Green Street), San Francisco
  • San Francisco City Hall
    1.7km
    1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco

Near the hotel

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    70 m
    151 Third Street, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau
    80 m
    201 Third Street, Ste. 900, San Francisco
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
    130 m
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Moscone Center
    160 m
    747 Howard Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of the African Diaspora
    160 m
    685 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    180 m
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Cartoon Art Museum
    190 m
    655 Mission Street, San Francisco

Restaurants Nearby

  • Trace

    67% likes this, based on 89 reviews
    Food: American, Californian
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 41

    10 m
    181 Third St

    Phone: (415) 817-7836

  • Chevy's Fresh Mex

    53% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Food: Mexican
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

    50 m
    201 3RD St

    Phone: (415) 543-8060

  • Thirsty Bear Brewing Company

    68% likes this, based on 177 reviews
    Food: Tapas
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 20

    100 m
    661 Howard St

    Phone: (415) 974-0905

  • Caffe Museo

    65% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Food: American, Italian, Café
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

    50 m
    151 3d

    Phone: 415-357-4500

  • Fang

    63% likes this, based on 166 reviews
    Food: Chinese
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 26

    100 m
    660 Howard St

    Phone: 415-777-8568

Getting there.

San Jose Municipal Airport is 62km away.
By Desoto Cab you will spend USD150 one way.
Metropolitan Oakland International Airport is situated nearly 19km from the hotel.
By Yellow Cab it will cost USD55 one way from the hotel.
San Francisco International Airport is 20km away.
By BART it will cost USD8.10 one way to get to the hotel.

Getting around.

San Francisco Amtrak Station is only 200m from the hotel.
The Caltrain station is nearly 3km away.
By Yellow Cab you can reach the train station at USD8.
The Ferry building is situated 800km from the hotel’s doorstep.

The nearest BART station Montgomery is a few steps from the hotel.

W Hotel San Francisco Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at W Hotel San Francisco

Average guest rating

3.3
out of 5
Good
Based on 7 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
3.1
Service
3.0
Value
3.2
Dining
1.6
Location
3.9

Individual guest reviews

  • Food very good, i liked the spa products.

    Way too expensive for the room.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.0
    • Rooms
      3
    • Dining
      3
  • Nice and friendly staff, upgraded my room and the lounge was fantastic.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.2
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      4
  • Great location, staff were very courteous and back hallways of the spa etc the rooms were beautiful.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.5
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
  • The room i was eventually put in had a decent view of the bay bridge and the staff were very efficient and friendly. The spa facility itself was extremely disappointing.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.1
    • Location
      3
    • Service
      4
  • Great location and friendly helpful staff. Room was amazing and the breakfast food was absolutely not worth.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      4.4
    • Location
      5
    • Rooms
      4
    • Service
      5
    • Dining
      3
  • Great view and staff were good. The room was very pleasant and the bar was very nice and server was very sweet.

    Not many choices for dining.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.6
    • Location
      4
    • Rooms
      3
    • Service
      3
    • Dining
      4
  • Room and view beautiful, no free wifi in the hotel is a shame for this kind of hotel.

    Staff very helpful and bed was too hard.

    My rating for the hotel:

    • Average rating
      3.8
    • Location
      3
    • Rooms
      5
    • Service
      5
    • Value
      3

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