Fisherman’s Wharf is one of San Francisco’s biggest attractions, along with the Golden Gate Bridge and Chinatown. It plays a prominent part in the lives of generations of fishermen. With one visit, you can take a mini-cruise or get a glimpse of submarine life by visiting the USS Pampanito. Enjoy many of the dining selections available along the Pier 39 and check out the Maritime Museum. There are also a ton of hotels near the area that guarantee the comfort of travelers.

Where to Stay

Those who want sleek and modern accommodations will love a stay at The Argonaut. Relax after a day of sightseeing or meetings with an in-room massage or facial. Get your zen on with all-day access to the Yoga Channel. Rooms have their own yoga accessories to make it easy. Guests with children should know that the hotel provides animal print bathrobes for little ones and offers kid-friendly fare at the Blue Mermaid Restaurant. Babysitting services are available for adults that want some alone time. 24-hour room service is available and loyalty program members get free Wi-Fi access. Pets are allowed. Paid parking.

Washington Square Inn starts the day right with a complimentary continental breakfast waiting for its guests. There is coffee and tea available all day in the lobby. Each room has cable service on flat screen TVs. Rooms have a variety of features, such as inner courtyards, marble showers and private fireplaces. Expect to see European antiques throughout. Choose between rooms that provide a view of the Washington Square Park or the Cathedral of Saint Peter and Paul. The inn offers also has suites and a vacation rental. Take advantage of the concierge services and free Wi-Fi.

Mandarin Oriental San Francisco has the right idea. Special packages give guests the opportunity to enhance their reservations with extras such as breakfast in bed. The gorgeous rooms and suites highlight San Francisco at its best. Choose a room with a view of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and other sights. Order an in-room massage or dine at the hotel restaurant/bar, Brasserie S&P. There is even a 24-hour gym for fitness enthusiasts. Those who want to visit Fisherman’s Wharf will be happy to know it is just a short trip by cable car to get there. The hotel is also within walking distance of the popular Chinatown district. Free Wi-Fi.