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Top 14 San Francisco Hotels Near Fisherman’s Wharf

One of the most popular areas to stay in San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf is an iconic waterfront neighborhood home to famous places like Pier 39. It’s renowned for the countless sea lions that pile up on the docks, as well as being home to many shops and eateries with menus that feature the city’s famous clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls.

As a tourist favorite, this area is bustling year-round, and parking can be a big headache. One of the best ways to enjoy it without that stress is a stay at a hotel within walking distance of Fisherman’s Wharf. Fortunately, the area offers a wide range of options, from the more affordable to the very upscale. These are the top hotels near Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Marriott Vacation Club Pulse

Less than a 5-minute walk from the Wharf, Marriott Vacation Club Pulse offers an ideal location and modern guest rooms with urban-inspired decor and either courtyard or city views. All include amenities like mini-fridges, in-room safes, coffeemakers, Wi-Fi, and 55″ TVs with media hubs. Connecting rooms are available, making this an ideal hotel option for families. The property includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, and while there is no on-site restaurant, you’ll have countless options available within a short walking distance.

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InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

The InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco is one of the finest luxury hotels in the city, not to mention it’s iconic too. Its Top of the Mark restaurant is visited by many, if only to enjoy some of the most breathtaking views of San Francisco, along with live entertainment. While it’s a bit farther from the waterfront, there’s a trolley stop right outside, making it easy to reach the wharf. Guests can take advantage of the on-site fitness center and 24-hour room service while enjoying a peaceful night’s sleep in an ultra-comfy bed with down comforters and pillow-top mattresses. Rooms include Keurig coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, iHome docks, stocked minibars, and magnificent views.

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San Remo Hotel

A vintage North Beach hotel, San Remo Hotel is just over a 5-minute walk to the wharf, offering a budget-friendly stay in rooms with Old World charm, including antique furniture and bathrooms with clawfoot tubs. The four bathrooms are shared, but if you book the Penthouse Suite, you’ll have your own mini clawfoot tub, rooftop patio, TV with a DVD player, and mini-fridge. Otherwise, it’s a no-frills kind of place, with complimentary tea and coffee in the lobby. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel.

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Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

Hyatt Centric Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco is an upscale hotel just two blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf. The highlight other than the location is the outdoor heated pool on the third-floor deck, complete with loungers and a whirlpool. The property also includes a bar with a popular happy hour, large screens for watching the game, and a fireplace. The on-site eatery offers casual dining on seasonal fare that’s focused on local ingredients. Room service is available, and a mini-market and well-equipped gym are also available. Rooms are spacious, with amenities like coffeemakers, minifridges, large flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. You can also bring your pup, as this is a pet-friendly hotel in San Francisco.

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Hotel Bohème

Located near Washington Square Park, just over a half-mile from Fisherman’s Wharf, Hotel Bohème sits in a historic building and offers a retro San Francisco, late 1950s look with decor from the beatnik area. Not surprisingly, Beat poet Alan Ginsberg, whose work became an integral element of the city’s hippy culture, was a previous guest. The quirky, colorful aesthetic extends to the rooms, which are furnished in vintage fashion, with gauze-draped beds and European-inspired furnishings. There is also free Wi-Fi and cable TV. Get to know San Francisco on a tour hosted by the hotel, one of which is a curated walking tour of the North Beach neighborhood.

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Argonaut Hotel

The Argonaut Hotel was inspired by the gold-seekers, or “49ers” as they’re often called, who settled in San Francisco in 1849. While you may not find treasure here, you will enjoy plenty of luxuries in an ideal location across from the Maritime Garden, with Fisherman’s Wharf just a short walk east along the water. Anyone who wants to enjoy the wharf, fish, sail, or cruise is sure to appreciate the convenient access. After a long day of fun, you’ll have an ideal place to unwind, and you can even request an in-room spa treatment. The Blue Mermaid Chowder House & Bar is right next door, while rooms have a home-like feel with a nautical theme, flat-screen TVs, minibars, coffeemakers, and bathrooms with shower/tub combos.

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Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square

Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square is located in what was once one of the most beloved buildings in the city, and that today is one of San Francisco’s most romantic hotels: Ghiradelli’s chocolate factory. It sits on the corner of Ghirardelli Square near Fisherman’s Wharf. While we can’t promise that wonderful aroma still lingers, guests can enjoy its storied history and picturesque views over the bay. The industrial-chic rooms feel more like a vacation home with one-, two- and three-bedroom residences with living spaces with 42″ flat-screen TVs and DVD players, washer/dryers, and large bathrooms with soaking tubs. With fully-equipped kitchens that even include wine refrigerators, you can save on dining out, but you’ll have many options close by when you don’t feel like cooking. There are also two fire pits for memorable alfresco lounging.

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San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf

Just three blocks from Fisherman’s Wharf and its many attractions, the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf is a great choice for families, couples, and business travelers. It includes an outstanding fitness center with cardio machines with personal TV screens, weight machines, and free weights. There’s a small business center with a laser printer, computers, and a workspace, and guests can enjoy complimentary access to the two washer/dryer combos, making it easier to pack light. The on-site Red Fin Restaurant & Lounge is open for breakfast and dinner, while the lounge serves light lunch and acts as the hotel bar, complete with happy hour specials. Rooms feature comfortable Sealy Posturpedic beds, flat-screen TVs with HBO, minifridges, coffeemakers, and bathrobes. It’s no wonder this is one of Marriott’s best hotels in San Francisco.

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Hotel Zephyr

Enjoy spectacular views and a prime location by Fisherman’s Wharf with a stay at Hotel Zephyr. This waterfront hotel provides stunning views of the San Francisco Bay and many fun features throughout, including a huge outdoor lounge called “The Yard” with shuffleboard and giant-sized versions of Jenga and Connect Four. It also has seating areas next to a water fountain and fire pits if you just want to relax. Rooms are eclectic with decor that has a maritime twist, such as globe lights strung through red fishing nets and old maps on the walls. Some rooms come with porthole windows and dartboards too. All have large flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers, and minifridges.

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Hotel Zoe

Hotel Zoe was designed to look like a superyacht and boasts a fantastic location just a couple of blocks from the wharf. Popular among families and other vacationers as well as business travelers, it has an excellent on-site restaurant, The Trattoria, which offers a menu of traditional Italian dishes and a bar that hosts a happy hour and live music. Guests can enjoy a complimentary welcome glass of wine, free bikes for pedaling around the city, and a free town car service to the Financial District on weekday mornings. In the lobby, you’ll find complimentary hot cocoa, tea, and coffee. All rooms include minibars stocked with local wine and spirits, flat-screen HDTVs, and Cubie radios for charging up to four devices at the same time.

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Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf is less than a 5-minute walk to the wharf and Pier 39, plus it has a fabulous heated outdoor pool and sundeck with loungers for relaxing after all of that sightseeing. A big hit with families, it includes family-size suites with separate living rooms and city views. All rooms come with satellite TV, Wi-Fi, minifridges, and coffeemakers. There’s also a casual restaurant/bar and a gym on-site to help you keep up with your workout routine.

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Courtyard San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

The Courtyard San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf offers one of the best values. It’s located in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf and a short walk from Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, and more. Ideal for budget-minded travelers who plan to spend most of their time sightseeing and enjoying San Francisco’s top attractions off-site, it doesn’t have a pool, but it does have a good restaurant, the Table580 Fisherman’s Wharf, which offers a menu focused on Italian seafood. There’s also a 24/7 business center and an exercise room, while guest rooms include flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, minifridges, and work desks with ergonomic chairs.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

While it offers a surprisingly quiet setting, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf is just a 5-minute walk to Fisherman’s Wharf. Rooms are clean and modern with amenities like Keurig coffeemakers, 42″ HDTVs, work desks, and safes. Some have windows that look out to Alcatraz. Family suites come with separate living areas, fold-out sofas, and kitchenettes. There is no restaurant on-site, but a complimentary breakfast is provided, and you’ll have many dining options to choose from within a short walk.

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Washington Square Inn

The Washington Square Inn is a beautiiful boutique hotel in North Beach, located a 10-minute walk from Fisherman’s Wharf. It offers an intimate stay that’s ideal for a romantic escape with rooms that include ornate antique furnishings and period fireplaces to match the 1910 building. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided daily, along with wine and snacks. In-room dining is also available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a wide range of offerings from casual to upscale.

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