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W San Francisco, San Francisco

4-star4 stars
181 3rd St, San Francisco, CA, 94103, United States of America

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
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Very Good8.4
Great location
Bar is awesome
Fantastic service
Great room
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W San Francisco, San Francisco

from $179
  • Wonderful Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Wonderful Room, Room, 1 King Bed
  • Spectacular Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Fabulous Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

What’s around W San Francisco, San Francisco

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2-minute walk)
  • Moscone Convention Center (2-minute walk)
  • Yerba Buena Gardens (2-minute walk)

Getting around

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 31 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 32 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 36 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 45 min drive
  • San Francisco 4th and King Station - 17 min walk
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station - 12 min drive
  • San Francisco Bayshore Station - 13 min drive
  • Montgomery St. Station - 8 min walk
  • Powell St. Station - 10 min walk
  • Embarcadero Station - 15 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Discounted offsite parking

About W San Francisco, San Francisco

Located in San Francisco's SoMa District, the W San Francisco is reputed as one of the world's elite hotel properties. This California property stands adjacent to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, across the street from Moscone Convention Center and 2 blocks from Market Street shopping. Union Square and SBC Park are one-half mile (800 meters) away.

Hotel Features.
Overlooking Third Street, Trace restaurant offers locally sourced, organic California cuisine. The W Café serves casual cuisine throughout the day, and guests can enjoy cocktails at the trendy Living Room Bar, located on the lobby level. WiFi is available throughout a three-story lobby that touts octagonal solar-glass windows. A business center branches from the main lobby and features both Mac and PC workstations equipped with high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Guests on business can also make use of the property's conference center. Recreational amenities include the 24-hour fitness center with cardiovascular equipment and personalized LCD screens.

The W San Francisco's 404 guestrooms offer beds with premium pillowtop mattresses, feather bedding, 350-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens, and feather-and-down duvets and pillows. Guestrooms feature eclectic design with Asian accents. Tech-savvy enhancements include flat-panel televisions and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Coffeemakers and stocked minibars are provided. Dogs are permitted at this hotel (surcharge).

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 404 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 31 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 40 lb)


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Valet parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1999
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Korean
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

W San Francisco, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • San Francisco W Hotel
  • W Hotel San Francisco
  • W San Francisco
  • w Hotels San Francisco
  • w San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
  • W San Francisco Hotel
  • Hotel W San Francisco


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 63.84 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 50 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 460 reviews

W San Francisco, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Good, but a bit dated.
W hotels are generally upscale and stylish. This one, though, seems a bit dated. The windows have white-washed wood shutters. The TV entertainment, desk area also white-washed wood. Just didn't seem very modern. The toilet was noisy - like very noisy. I mean, overall, the room was not bad or anything, but nothing too stylish going on here. A few months prior, I stayed at the Bellevue, WA one. It is much nicer. Also, last year, I stayed at the Seattle, WA one, which is also very nice. By comparison, the San Francisco one was a few notches down. The location of the W in San Francisco was good. It is literally adjacent to the MOMA. There are few clubs around, if you like that sort of thing. Also, close to the Bart system and Market street.
Eric, us1 night trip
W San Francisco, San Francisco
Would stay at the SF W Hotel again
Great customer service from the email check in to ensure I was all set, to the actual check in with the complimentary drinks. Everyone we came into contact with was helpful and pleasant. And the room was clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again.
Jenni, us1 night trip with friends
W San Francisco, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
W hotel has the special scent. The theme was Japan, but it was not great art. Breakfast area was great decoration.
, us1 night business trip
W San Francisco, San Francisco
Never Again!!!!
Hotel was extremely dirty and run down. Had to change our rooms due to carpet stains and dirt. This property insisted on a $1000 incidental deposit but was able to get it down. I would never recommend this property to anybody. Some of the front desk people were very rude. The walls in hotel rooms are very thin and you can hear everything. Our shower had mold in it.
Trever, us4 night family trip
W San Francisco, San Francisco
Great location for the theater, etc
Great location for theaters and museums. Helpful staff - very accommodating of my special requests (early check-in, etc). Parking is expensive, but that is to be expected at a downtown hotel.
Sara, us1 night family trip

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