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MWSF Tip - Complete SF Hotel High Speed Access Listing

by , 5:00 PM EST, December 31st, 2003

HANDY SAN FRAN HOTEL HIGH-SPEED WEB ACCESS CHART

So you book a hotel in a distant city and show up with your laptop expecting high-speed Internet access in your room. Instead you find the only thing high-speed in dark efficiency is Microsoft's WebTV. Highly frustrated, you vow next time to check for high-speed access before booking at "Jim & Jerry's Motel on Monroe."

That 'next time' is now.

If you're attending Macworld Expo beginning January 5 in San Francisco, Calif., you'll want a room with high-speed service to hook your iBook or PowerBook to. The Mac Observer has called over 50 different hotels and here is a handy chart of hotels that do and do not have high-speed Internet access.

If you're lucky, you can combine this list with our tip on using Hotwire to get the room at the best price.

BE ADVISED: Rates will vary. Not all hotels have cables to borrow, so remember to bring your own.

SAN FRAN-AREA HOTELS WITH HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS

- ARGENT HOTEL
50 Third Street
(415) 974-6400

- COMPTON PLACE HOTEL
340 Stockton St
(415) 781-5555

- THE CLIFT
495 Geary Street
(415) 775-4700

- GOLDEN GATE HOTEL
775 Bush Street
(415) 392-3702

- CROWN PLAZA UNION SQUARE
480 Sutter St
(415) 398-8900
(Not all rooms have service. Ask specifically for service when booking.)

- FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO
757 Market Street
(415) 633-3000

- GOLDEN GATE HOTEL
777 Bush Street
(415) 392-3702

- GRAND HYATT SAN FRANCISCO
345 Stockton Street
(415) 398-1234
(one-third of all rooms have service. Ask specifically for service when booking.)

- HILTON SAN FRANCISCO
333 O'Farrell Street
(415) 771-1400
(two-thirds of all rooms have service. Ask specifically for service when booking.)

- HILTON SAN FRANCISCO FISHERMAN'S WHARF
2620 Jones Street
(415) 885- 4700

- HYATT REGENCY SAN FRANCISCO
5 Embarcadero Center
(415) 788-1234

- HOTEL ADAGIO
550 Geary Street
(415) 775-5000

- HOTEL DIVA
440 Geary Street
(415) 885-0200
(Not all rooms have service. Ask specifically for service when booking.)

- HOTEL MONACO
501 Geary Street
(415) 292-0100
(Not all rooms have service. Ask specifically for service when booking.)

- HOTEL REX
562 Sutter Street
(415) 433-4434

- HOTEL TRITON
342 GRANT AVE
(415) 394-0500

- HOTEL NIKKO SAN FRANCISCO
222 Mason Street
(415) 394-1111

- HOTEL PALOMAR
12 Fourth Street
(415) 348-1111

- KING GEORGE HOTEL
334 Mason
(415) 781-5050

- MARRIOTT FISHERMAN'S WHARF
1250 Columbus Avenue
(415) 775-7555

- OMNI SAN FRANCISCO HOTEL
500 California Street
(415) 677-9494

- PAN PACIFIC
500 Post Street
(415) 771-8600

- RADISSON MIYAKO HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO
1625 Post Street
(415) 922-3200

- RENAISSANCE PARC 55 HOTEL
55 Cyril Magnin Street
(415) 392-8000

- SAN FRANCISCO MARRIOTT
55 4th Street
(415) 896-1600

- SAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN COURTYARD MARRIOTT
299 Second Street
(415) 947-0700

- SERRANO HOTEL
405 Taylor Street
(866) 289-6561

- THE FAIRMONT SAN FRANCISCO
950 Mason Street
(415) 772-5000

- THE PRESCOTT HOTEL
545 Post Street
(415) 563-0303

- THE WARWICK REGIS HOTEL
490 Geary Street
(415) 928-7900

- W SAN FRANCISCO
181 Third Street
(415) 77-5300

- WESTIN ST. FRANCIS
335 Powell Street
(415) 397-7000

SAN FRAN-AREA HOTELS WITHOUT HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS

- BEST WESTERN AMERICANA
121 Seventh Street
(415) 626-0200

- BEST WESTERN CANTERBURY HOTEL
750 Sutter Street
(415) 474-6464

- CATHEDRAL HILL HOTEL
1101 Van Ness Avenue
(415) 776-8200

- CHANCELLOR HOTEL
433 Powell Street
(415)

- COMMODORE HOTEL
825 Sutter Street
(415) 923-6800

- DAYS INN-SAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN THEATER DISTRICT
895 Geary Street
(415) 441-8220

- DAYS INN-SAN FRANCISCO DOWNTOWN/CIVIC CENTER AREA
465 Grove Street
(415) 864-4040

- GALLERIA PARK HOTEL
191 Sutter Street
(415) 781-3060

- HANDLERY UNION SQUARE HOTEL
351 Geary Street
(415) 781-7800

- HOLIDAY INN SELECT DOWNTOWN & SPA SAN FRANCISCO
750 Kearny Street
(415) 433-6600

- PETITE AUBERGE
863 Bush Street
(415) 928-6000

- RADISSON HOTEL FISHERMAN'S WHARF
250 BEACH ST     
(415) 392-6700

- RAMADA PLAZA DOWNTOWN SAN FRANCISCO
1231 Market Street
(415) 626-8000

- RAMADA INN MARK TWAIN UNION SQUARE
345 Taylor Street
(415) 673-2332

- SAVOY HOTEL
580 Geary Street 
(415) 441-2700

- SIR FRANCIS DRAKE HOTEL
450 Powell Street
(415) 392-7755

- THE MOSSER HOTEL
54 Fourth Street
(415) 986-4400

- THE PICKWICK HOTEL
85 Fifth Street
(415) 421-7500

- WHITE SWANN INN
845 Bush Street
(415) 775-1755

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