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1 room, 2 adults

White Swan Inn, San Francisco

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Arcade/game room
845 Bush St, San Francisco, CA, 94108, United States of America

City-center hotel within walking distance of SHN Curran Theatre
  • Free local cuisine breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator
    • Arcade/game room
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  • What a gem! Historic but clean with modern bathrooms. The breakfast was fantastic as was…Mar. 21, 2020
  • what a wonderful place the staff was great ,they helped us out with booking an extra…Mar. 17, 2020

White Swan Inn, San Francisco

from $226 CAD
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Fireplace
  • Deluxe Room, Fireplace
  • Luxury Room, 1 King Bed, Fireplace
  • Deluxe Studio Suite

What’s around White Swan Inn, San Francisco


  • In Downtown San Francisco
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 15 min walk
  • Moscone Convention Center - 18 min walk
  • Orpheum Theater - 18 min walk
  • Lombard Street - 23 min walk
  • San Francisco City Hall - 24 min walk
  • Exploratorium - 28 min walk
  • Pier 39 - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 22 min drive
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 26 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 30 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 29 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 36 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 42 min drive
  • San Francisco Station - 28 min walk
  • 22nd Street Station - 5 min drive
  • Bayshore Station - 9 min drive
  • Powell St & Bush St Stop - 3 min walk
  • California St & Mason St Stop - 3 min walk
  • California St & Taylor St Stop - 4 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 26 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free local cuisine breakfast daily
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 360
  • Conference space size (meters) - 33
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1915
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

White Swan Inn, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • White Swan Inn
  • White Swan Inn San Francisco
  • White Swan San Francisco
  • White Swan Inn Hotel
  • White Swan Inn San Francisco
  • White Swan Inn Hotel San Francisco


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 50 per night (425 ft away)

Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per day

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.

FAQs for White Swan Inn, San Francisco

  • Does White Swan Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, White Swan Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Are pets allowed at White Swan Inn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at White Swan Inn?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near White Swan Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cesario's (2-min walk), Sons & Daughters (2-min walk), and Rue Lepic (2-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 301 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Paul, ca3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It’s lovely. I hate hotels that charge extra for everything.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
highly recommend
It has a nice antique look with very soft beds and extremely friendly staff except this one lady who kept looking and gossiping about me and my girlfriend to other guests. Other than that it was a extremely fun trip.
Elijah, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Surprisingly cool place
Brian, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Luxurious and Friendly
What wonderful hospitality and accomodation. The White Swan staff always went the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable and looked after. We loved the gas fires in the lounge areas and bedrooms, the decor was so elegant, and the rooms very clean. We stayed during a ‘shelter in’ time in San Francisco due to Coronavirus. The staff made sure hygiene was of the highest standard and ensured we were able to eat in while still observing current restrictions. Thank you White Swan for such an enjoyable and luxurious stay!
Lynette, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Experience
Neat place! Really enjoyed my stay there
Eric, us2 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Shabby but adorable
The personable warmth of the experience was put out front as a big feature of the place, but the checkin experience was a little impersonal. The guy was like "cookies are over there". But the whole place is very vintage, with an old 1940s style elevator, lots of little original details, classic books on every wall, and great food. It's a bit down trodden when you look closely, kept up well enough to meet fire code at least, but definitely more "actually falling apart" then "shabby chic it's supposed to look like this". Overall recommend, just recognize the place is old and crumbly even by the standards of the Union Square area. All this sounds negative, but realize the epic coziness that offsets it all. This was a really comfortable stay, and that's ain't nothing.
Eric, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
One of my SF favorites, enjoy!
OVERALL: Loved this place, now one of my SF favorites, would stay again in a heartbeat. PROS: Friendly service; lots of character without feeling run down; big, quiet, comfortable room (and not shaped like a rectangle!) with a fireplace, two sinks and free water and sodas in min-fridge; included breakfast had eggs (different each day), fresh fruit, cereal and pastries; evening reception had wine and pasta or similar snack; very convenient to most of downtown SF attractions and great restaurants, with Powell cable car stop 1.5 blocks away, walkable to Union Square and Market St, and a short Uber to Fisherman's Wharf and elsewhere. CONS: None for us. Enjoy!
Andrew, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice overnight in the city
Charming hotel with excellent breakfast. Pretty close to Union Square but involves a few steep hills!
nancy, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
While the overall experience wasn’t bad, the sofa bed was very uncomfortable to sleep on, so if you plan on coming with 3 or more people you I’ll definitely want to pay extra for a room with two beds.
Mayumi, us2 night family trip

White Swan Inn, San Francisco

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