The Best Hotels Near Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

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Fisherman's Wharf has long been a popular destination for tourists. Set right on the bay and filled with entertainment from market stalls selling crab chowder in sourdough bowls to shops and museums. It is also a great jump-off point to access Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. Due to its popularity, many hotels have sprung up over the years (of varying quality). Our hotel experts have scoured the area and brought you a collection of the best hotels near Fisherman's Wharf chosen on their amenities, design and service and so ensuring a high-standard stay. Whether you are travelling on business or with the family, there is something for most. So why not browse through our list to start planning your trip?

For great value


  • Argonaut offers chic nautically themed rooms set within a converted warehouse. There is a lively restaurant and bar, bicycles offered to guests to get around the city, and a welcoming laid back feel. Offered at great rates for the location - this is an alluring stay.

For contemporary design

Hotel Zoe

  • Hotel Zoe is located right on Fisherman's Wharf. Rooms are minimalist and smart but there is a personalised home feel. The hotel's Trattoria and bar with live music make for a fun evening in.

For luxury

The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square

For families

Hotel Zephyr

  • Hotel Zephyr is a large hotel overlooking the bay with nautically inspired fun and vibrant interiors. The laid back feel and packed games room and activity filled courtyard area, make this ideal for those travelling with children

Still not sure which to book?

  • Consider our Gurus' list of the best hotels in San Francisco.
  • Widen your search to include our pick of places to stay in nearby Sausalito or all our recommendations across California.
  • Or why not browse through our list of the best hotels near Union Square, San Francisco?
  • Or contact one of our friendly Gurus for advice.
    • Hotel Zoe San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf) 221 rooms from £179

      Local exploring  -  Located beside Fisherman's Wharf you are steps from some of San Francisco's most iconic attractions including Golden Gate Bridge
      Sights nearby  -  Take a trip out to Alcatraz which is both a fascinating visit and a great way to admire the city from the water
      Restaurant  -  Pescatoria Trattoria is the embodiment of a traditional Italian neighbourhood eaterie.
      Local markets  -  Wander through the seafront market in Fisherman's Wharf
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      A smart modern hotel located right on Fisherman's Wharf. Rooms are simple and minimalist but not impersonal, there's a distinctly homely feel. The trattoria serves up excellent Italian fare and the bar has live music and happy hours. A perfect city crashpad. See More

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    • The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square San Francisco (Fort Mason) 53 rooms from £613

      Luxury  -  A landmark setting with some seriously indulgent extras including in-suite fine dining and a spoiling spa
      Families  -  With suites that range from 1 - 3 bedrooms this is an ideal choice for a luxury family break
      Sights nearby  -  Take a leisurely stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge and admire the city views
      Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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      A luxury all-suite hotel offering a landmark setting on San Francisco's bay. Accommodation ranges from one to three bed suites all designed with stylish minimalism and most with superb bay views. There is no restaurant as such but in-suite fine-dining is a real luxury. A very fine stay. See More

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    • Hotel Zephyr San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf) 360 rooms from £187

      Local exploring  -  Well postioned right beside Fisherman's Wharf - step out of the hotel and explore San Francisco's boutiques and restaurants
      Families  -  With fun design, a laid back feel, a games room and large courtyard area - this is ideal for those travelling with children
      Sights nearby  -  A trip to the city wouldn't be complete without a stop by the Golden Gate Bridge
      Local markets  -  Explore the waterfront marketplace at Fisherman's Wharf
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      The Zephyr Hotel could not have a better location - set right by Fisherman's Wharf. This is a large hotel with a spacious central courtyard filled with all sorts of activities. The interiors are fun and vibrant with a distinctly nautical feel, Perfect for exploring the city with friends or family. See More

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    • Argonaut San Francisco (Fisherman's Wharf) 252 rooms from £170

      Local exploring  -  Located near Fisherman's Wharf there are museums and markets to explore locally (plus the bay) and great transport links
      Local markets  -  Wander through the sea front market at Fisherman's Wharf
      Sights nearby  -  Make a trip to marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge
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      Stylish accommodation in a prime location near Fisherman's Wharf. The chic rooms have a distinctly nautical feel and the bathrooms are stocked with luxury Lather® products. The lively restaurant and bar have a laid back feel. Offered at excellent rates, this is a great city base. See More

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Written by Katie Harris

posted Monday, 19th July 2021