Welcome to W San Francisco

Modern luxury meets downtown energy

Known for its cutting-edge technology scene, avant-garde spirit and cosmopolitan ethos, San Francisco is a destination unlike any other. Embodying the city's unique energy and style, W San Francisco places guests at the center of it all at a hotel steps from downtown must-sees like Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Oracle Park. Embrace a new kind of luxury at our hotel, which dazzles with our signature Whatever/Whenever® service and wow-worthy amenities. Hotel rooms and suites boast sweeping downtown San Francisco views and offer sumptuous modern comforts like Davines bath amenities, pillowtop mattresses and creatively stocked mini-bars. Get your heart pumping at FIT®, our sleek fitness destination, and refuel anytime at TRACE, our farm-to-table restaurant. As the regular home of epic events, our hotel is on the pulse of what's new, now and next in San Francisco.

Rooms & Suites

Make Yourself at Home

Stay longer in the City by the Bay and experience sweeping views overlooking downtown San Francisco.

Guest room with king bed.

Where Modern Art Meets Daring Design

Stealing the Scene

Live it up with insider access to what's new and next. From our Living Room Bar to Michelin star restaurants, W San Francisco places you in the center of it all.

View of city.
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Commitment to Clean

As we welcome you back to our hotels around the world, we are committed to providing you with a safe environment that aligns with expert protocols for working to defeat COVID-19. Click to see updates and learn more about what to expect at our hotel.

Hotel lobby front desk.

Lead in Green

W San Francisco is proud to be the first existing building in North America and the 11th in the world to receive LEED-EB Platinum certification.

Guest room with king bed.

Make A Green Choice

Feel fab about your environmental impact without sacrificing style or comfort. At W San Francisco, all of our eco-friendly efforts happen behind the scenes.

Event space classroom setup.

Meet in Green

Give the green light to the future of events. Go further and design with zero waste and carbon-neutral options while indulging in local and organic food and beverage.

What's the Buzz?

Get buzzed on a honey infused cocktail and culinary experience remixed by our bees that have been colonized on the 31st floor rooftop since November 2011.


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Our Location

Getting Here

W San Francisco

181 3rd Street, San Francisco, California, USA, 94103

Tel: +1 415-777-5300
Distance from Property: 11 Miles
Phone Number: +1 650-821-8211
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Alternate Airport Transportation

Concierge-Arranged Car Service

Dining area with bar.

Living Room Bar

Experience the signature bar and lounge at W San Francisco. Remix happy hour in the heart of downtown San Francisco with handcrafted cocktails and seasonal bites. Sip, savor and socialize every Monday through Sunday from 5PM to 11PM at Living Room Bar.

Whatever/Whenever® Service

At W San Francisco, we're here for our guests 24/7. With our Whatever/Whenever® Service, we've got you covered. Whatever you want. Whenever you want it. Just ask.

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Dog standing in a sink.

P.A.W.® Program

Pets are welcome at W San Francisco, and upon arrival your dog or cat will receive: a custom W Hotels pet bed, food and water bowl with floor mat, pet-in-room door sign, W Hotels pet tag, clean-up bags, and much more.

Guest room with king bed.

So Fresh & So Clean

We take hygiene and cleanliness standards very seriously. You’ll notice several enhancements to our practices throughout the entire hotel which include: Enhanced Public Space and Guest Room Cleaning, Social Distancing Practices, Use of Masks for all associates and the addition of Electrostatic Spraying to our cleaning protocols.

Lounge area with fireplace.
2017 - Top Hotels In San Francisco

- Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award

Fitness center with rest area.
2016 - Fitness Room Upscale Gold

- Magellan Awards

Hotel lobby.
2016 - Outstanding Property Of The Year


Property Details



Outdoor Pool

Fitness Center

Meeting Space

Dry Cleaning Service


Wake up Calls

Service Request

Guest Room Entertainment

Bicycle Rental

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Allowed.

Per room/1 pet 40 lbs max-USD25 per night fee plus USD100 per stay cleaning fee

Non-refundable pet fee: $100 Per Stay

Maximum pet weight: 40lbs

Parking Valet

Daily: $75

Electric Car Charging Station
Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments


Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 415-777-5300

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Close Caption TV

Flashing Door Knockers

Guests in mobility-accessible rooms may inquire about lowering the bed height.

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms


TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Certified


Carbon Footprint : 12.09 kg per room night

Water Footprint : 280 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Electric car charging