REVIEW

White Swan Inn

This B&B near Union Square has old-fashioned decor but makes up for it with included amentities like an evening wine reception.

By , Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009, 12:39 PM

White Swan Inn

About this Hotel

Price From $169

'Hood Between Nob Hill, an affluent residential area, and the shops and theaters of busy Union Square, which is a three-block walk away.

The Gist All 26 rooms in this B&B are laid out like suites: Each has a pleasant sitting room with a gas fireplace and a wet bar with complimentary sodas. Still, the inn is a bit like grandma's house, with floral-patterned wallpaper, wingback chairs, English collectibles like china teacups, and an abundance of stuffed teddy bears. Online reviewers agree that the place is old-fashioned but conclude that the friendly staff and included amenities make up for it. Visitors get a free breakfast, a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception each evening with snacks like artichoke dip, and unlimited homemade cookies, which are available in the lobby.

Free Wi-Fi? Yes.

Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, Discover, MC, Visa.

Details Suites from $169, including breakfast.

Thanks for Sharing Reader Frequent SF Tourist likes the White Swan Inn, and also recommends a trip to the Saturday farmers market at the Ferry Building for the wonderful fresh food.

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