The White Swan brings together the sophistication of 1960s London with the charming appeal of a country home.
Located on Nob Hill, The White Swan is conveniently close to Union Square and Chinatown. This charming inn is warm and welcoming like an English country home, but with a touch of London sophistication. The atmosphere is whimsical and romantic, with fireplaces, funky wallpaper, dark wood and leather furniture. The White Swan Hotel San Francisco serves a breakfast buffet in the quaint Breakfast Room, and freshly baked cookies are available all day. Each evening, guests can also enjoy hors d’oeuvres and local wines in the parlor. The Lion and Bell Library is decorated with quirky artwork, classic Carnaby Street photographs, overstuffed chairs and a collection of classic books that guests can borrow.
The guestrooms at the White Swan Inn are eccentric yet comfortable, featuring floral wallpaper, large windows, attractive curtains and original artwork. The beds are comfortable and inviting, with crisp linens, brightly colored pillows and carved wooden posts and headboards. All guestrooms feature a relaxing seating area with oversized, comfortable chairs and a gas fireplace. The bathrooms also have a country vibe, featuring floral wallpaper, a small bench and plush, waffle-weave bathrobes. The White Swan also offers modern amenities such as an iPod docking station and a 32-inch TV and DVD player. Guests can borrow DVDs from the lending library.
The White Swan Inn serves hors d’oeuvres and local wines in the parlor each evening. The Nob Hill area is also home to many top-notch restaurants like the Nob Hill Grille for excellent brunch and the refined but subdued Acquerello for contemporary Italian fare.
Nob Hill is an exclusive neighborhood of San Francisco with spectacular views, Victorian homes and immaculate streets. The area is known for its swanky lounges, world-class restaurants and its Gothic cathedral that speaks of opulence and the city’s history. Visitors will find picturesque views of downtown, plenty of nocturnal spots and beautiful storefronts in Nob Hill. Polk Street has a lot of cocktail lounges, Irish pubs and sports bars to choose from. For an upscale shopping experience, Nob Hill offers some exclusive options like Cris and Velvet da Vinci. For sightseeing, Nob Hill has many excellent choices like the Grace Cathedral and Collis P. Huntington Park.