Sweden House Hotel - San Francisco

570 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102  show map
 3 stars
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Sweden House Hotel - San Francisco

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Sweden House Hotel is a 3-star property only 1.6km from Coit Tower, The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi and Lombard Street.

Its location steps away from a trolley bus stop allows to see museums, churches and theaters in San Francisco. The property is 350 meters away from San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum, Curran Theatre and The Alcove Theater.

The hotel is walking distance from the BART - Powell St. subway station and Market St & Taylor St train station. 20km to Oakland International airport.

Rooms

All 40 large rooms at Sweden House Hotel feature a refrigerator, a microwave and a mirror. They are fitted with a bathtub and a shower in the en-suite bathrooms.

Services

The hotel offers secretarial services and internet access.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • Adults only
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

570 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.3km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    2.0km
  • F Market Street Car
    2.1km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    600 m
  • BART - Civic Center Station
    700 m
Bus stop
  • 100 m
Restaurants
  • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American, Café)
    120 m
  • Golden Era (cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Chinese)
    10 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.5km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Rooms and availability

Large Shared Bathroom Twin Room
Bed type: Twin beds or 2 Single beds
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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
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  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
    Petite Shared Bathroom Single Room
    Bed type: 1 Twin bed or 1 Single bed
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Sweden House Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
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    Hotel Address:

    570 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.3km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.0km
    • F Market Street Car
      2.1km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      600 m
    • BART - Civic Center Station
      700 m
    Bus stop
    • 100 m
    Restaurants
    • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American, Café)
      120 m
    • Golden Era (cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Chinese)
      10 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.5km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      40

    Sweden House Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Popular areas

    • Nob Hill - 500 m

    Sport related

    Amusement

    Museums

    • California Assembly of Local - 400 m
    • Tenderloin Reflection Ctr - 400 m
    • Luggage Store - 500 m
    • Shaping San Francisco Museum - 500 m
    • California Poets in the School - 600 m
    • Silent Film Festival - 600 m

    Halls

    • Post Street Pavilion - 200 m
    • Show Folks of America - 300 m
    • Renaissance Ballroom - 300 m
    • P S 449 Performance Studios - 500 m
    • Odd Fellows Building - 600 m

    Universities, Institutes

    Theaters

    Medical care and Hospitals

    Underground stations

    Local Attractions

    • The Beat Museum - 1.5km
      540 Broadway (at Columbus), San Francisco
    • Union Street - 1.6km
      Union Street Association: 1686 Union St., San Francisco
    • San Francisco Zen Center - 1.7km
      San Francisco, CA
    • The National Shrine of Saint Francis of Assisi - 1.6km
      610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco
    • Little Italy - 1.6km
      San Francisco, CA

    Near the hotel

    • Glide Memorial United Methodist Church - 230 m
      330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
    • Asian Art Museum - 640 m
      200 Larkin Street, San Francisco
    • San Francisco Public Library - 750 m
      100 Larkin Street at Fulton, San Francisco
    • San Francisco City Hall - 890 m
      1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place, San Francisco
    • International Art Museum of America - 530 m
      1025 Market Street, San Francisco
    • Grace Cathedral - 650 m
      1100 California Street, San Francisco
    • Museum of Craft and Folk Art - 870 m
      51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Dottie's True Blue Cafe - 120 m

      Address: 28 6th Street
      Phone: 4158852767

      72% likes this, based on 669 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Café
      Price Range: CAD 3 - CAD 28

    • Lahore Karahi - 70 m

      Address: 612 Ofarrell St
      Phone: 415-567-8603

      81% likes this, based on 49 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
      Price Range: CAD 9 - CAD 40

    • Millennium - 150 m

      Address: 580 Geary St
      Phone: (415) 345-3900

      70% likes this, based on 320 reviews
      Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
      Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 52

    • Golden Era - 10 m

      Address: 572 O'Farrell St
      Phone: (415) 673-3136

      80% likes this, based on 93 reviews
      Cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian
      Price Range: CAD 19 - CAD 19

    • Bourbon and Branch - 100 m

      Address: 501 Jones Street

      70% likes this, based on 141 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 34 - CAD 132

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      40

    Sweden House Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sweden House Hotel

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      3.2

      This is the worsest hotel I ever saw.....the room was not really clean when we arrive, the bathrooms were discusting. There was one shower upstairs which just had mega cold water und downstairs were 2seperate showers which u couldnt clock...also the stuff was teribale ....one guy was screaming on me becouse I sit on the stairs the same guy smoke weed all the long....the manager lives in the same building and he isnt care of anything... Even his offices is dirty ... all in one this isnt a hotel!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But the worset thing is we paid to much actually a week is there 216 plus tax... We paid 406 plus tax we are very disappoinded

    • Older travelers
      3.8

      It's location, right in the middle of sf.

      The absolute lack of common facilities as bathrooms or showers (three showers for all the rooms). The towels weren't even clean (once they gave them to us: it took them 3 days!). We don't know about the carpet (we rather not look at it very much), but the window and its sill were among the dirtiest things we've ever seen.

    • Single
      2.4

      Nothing to like. It is filthy,no staff available,carpet and walls filthy,bad neighborhood.

    • Single
      5.8

      Location location location for a budget hotel it is ok

    • Single
      3.2

      No curtains at the window and the room looked out onto a brick wall. The whole hotel didn't smell clean. ie, the bedding and room smelt I dont feel it was washed, the pillow was flat and lumpy.

    • Single
      3.2

      It was close to Union Square, but the area is disgusting.

      The facilities were unclean, unsanitary, and unsafe. It's incredibly irresponsible of Booked.net to list this as a hotel. It's not a hotel. Many transient people live here. It's a functioning crack house. It wreaks of drugs, sweat, and sewage.

    • Single
      2.8

      Better than sleeping on the street

      I seen the hotel owner/employee? Once when I checked in. There is no front desk. No private showers or bathrooms, filthy showers (never seen any kind of cleaning person). The bed wasnt more than a cot,room smelled. I had to park 3 blocks away and walk through a gauntlet of homeless people going to and from the garage at all hours of the day and night.

    • Single
      5.4

      The price ... and the location ...

      matress were very bad ... bad smell all over the place ...

    • Couple
      3.8

      The bathrooms were clean (most of the time).

      The location is very dangerous (full of homeless people and prostitutes), the sheets walls and towels were stained, the entire building smelled of cigarette and marijuana smoke, the sink in our room was hanging by a thin layer of glue on the wall, the bathrooms are shared, the "curtains" to keep people from peeking in were trash bags cut in haf and taped to the window sill.

    • Group of friends
      4.2

      This "hotel" had a fair price. And we didn't see any bed bugs as some other reviewers said.

      This hotel is stinky, the staff is never there, no information was given about the TV or wi-fi - we had to ask random guests at the hotel. The TV was missing the remote and the wi-fi was very slow (when it worked). There was only one filthy, stinky bathroom working on the whole 1st floor - without soap or paper. The walls were so thin that you could hear EVERYTHING going on. The location is pretty close to Union Square, but this part of the O'Farrell street is one of the worst parts in San Francisco: it's the meeting spot for lots of homeless people and we didn't feel safe.

    • Single
      7.4

      I was a backpacker so it meets my expectation. I don't have any problem. Located in a strategic downtown SF. Shared bathroom? - no queue, no rush and its clean. Good for backpackers. If you want a presidential suit, then prepare more money.

      'welcoming' dog perhaps and the management can do something about the smell in the aisle/corridor

    • Single
      4.2

      Cost. It is low priced and close to Union Square.

      Location - you have to go through a phalanx of street people congregating around the nearby missions and senior center and corner store as you near the hotel from Union Square along O'Farrell Street. Despite claims to the contrary, don't expect your money back should you wish or need to cut your planned stay short - they keep it all regardless of services rendered or not rendered. This should not be for customers who have already paid their entire bill up front in advance - if they leave a day or two early their money should be refunded. The Main Office needs to be manned earlier than 9 am for those checking out and the haphazard way of trying to contact the office upon first entering the hotel to register is scary as you are standing outside among homeless people nearby wondering if the locked gate is there to secure the hotel for customer safety, or was put there by the Housing Commission because they closed the place. Obviously one must lower expectations when accepting a place of such low price - however, room cleanliness standards, especially the sheets and pillow cases, and the one towel you get regardless of how long you are there and the one tiny sop bar dispensed is unacceptable. Considering the Sweden House is not the only hotel in the immediate area you would think City authorities would do something about the security of the streets a mere six blocks away from one of the most popular tourist attractions in San Francisco.

    • Couple
      4.6

      It was cheap and close to Downtown.

      This hostel is located in a very poor area of San Francisco. There is a lot of homeless people and people who are generally in a very bad state. It does not feel comfortable walking to the hostel after it gets dark.

    • Couple
      2.4

      Absolutely nothing apart from leaving the place!

      In one of the roughest unsafe neighbourhoods of San Fran with homeless people injecting themselves right next to the entrance and street corners. Hotel, which I don't understand how it could be called that, stinks of weed and smoke although there are signs saying no smoking everywhere. The hotel has more full time residents than guests and resembles a crack or dos house more than a hotel. The rooms are dirty with broken windows and blinds and we didn't even venture to the shower room. We arrived at 11.30 pm, left at 9am. Supposed to stay 4 nights but only managed one. My girlfriend had a lovely souvenir from the place though 5 bed bug bites! Worst accommodation experience of both our lives. Do not stay !

    • Single
      5.0

      Staff was very friendly and helpfull

      Even though it's near Union Square, the street where it's located isn't good or nice to walk by... Lots of homeless people around, day and night.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Sweden House Hotel - San Francisco San Francisco location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    570 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, United States, 94102

    Get directions
    City Center
    • San Francisco
      1.3km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
      2.0km
    • F Market Street Car
      2.1km
    Underground stations
    • BART - Powell St. Station
      600 m
    • BART - Civic Center Station
      700 m
    Bus stop
    • 100 m
    Restaurants
    • Dottie's True Blue Cafe (cuisine: American, Café)
      120 m
    • Golden Era (cuisine: Vegan, Asian, Chinese)
      10 m
    Beaches
    • North Beach
      1.5km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      40
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