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Argonaut Hotel

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495 Jefferson Street, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94109
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time staying at this establishment. From beginning to end my family and I loved it. Doorman and bellboy were extremely pleasant and very professional. The room was fantastic- very nice and cozy. Location was exactly what we wanted, right in the heart of touristic things. Check in and check out were speedy, no problems with valet. The photo I've... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Argonaut Hotel is located near Fisherman's Wharf but not so close as to be noisy. The hotel itself is lovely, clean, and offers great service. The concierge especially was helpful in planning and booking our day trips. The room was clean and very comfortable. The hotel restaurant The Blue Mermaid was excellent especially have their crab and corn chowder.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last year around Xmas time we spent 3 nights in this Hotel. Hotel was pretty busy, but its staff was every time very helpful, friendly and supportive. Every evening in the Lobby there was organized a free tasting of local beers and wines. Hotel also provides its guest with bikes (free of Charge), but a timely reservation would be needed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome place to stay easy excess to fishermans warf and to catch city buses and cable car shops close and resturaunts all walking distants people are very friendly nice rooms but very expensive really enjoyed staying there would go back

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Kirkland, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In a good location at Fisherman's Wharf, it was a great place to stay for a 3 day visit to San Francisco. We opted for the bayside view and it was worth the upgrade. Room was very comfortable and staff were friendly and efficient. Close to many of the activities we planned to do, we preferred this area to Union... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First stop on our honeymoon was San Francisco. The Argonaut hotel is situated perfectly for sightseeing in the city. Rooms were tidy and of okay size. No honeymoon champagne though...boo!!! Although there's an hour of free wine and beer in the hotel lobby. Loved the theming, would stay again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I personally dislike the Soma/FiDi/Union Square area where most of the SF hotels are so I decided to give this place a try. I was very pleasantly surprised. The location while a tad bid touristy is still far less chaotic than the heart of downtown but a quick cab ride if you need to be there. If you are a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room superb, service second to none food great quality and value. Car parking expensive but with valet service acceptable. Would highly recommend for first time visitor to San Francisco. Will return AGAIN.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love SFO, and visit yearly. Though we aren't huge fans of the wharf area we heard good things about Argonaut so we had to check it out. As a KimptonKarma member I have stayed at some of the great Kimpton properties and would recommend many others, but this one was just not good. We stayed in the financial district... More 

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Marc K, Manager at Argonaut Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings JTO123, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on the recent trip to The Argonauat. I would truly love to see what we can do to make up for the disappointing view and underwhelming experience. As a four star, flagship hotel, this is certainly not what we strive for as a Kimpton Hotel and... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't tell you what a great location this hotel is. Right down to the Warf and right by ghiradelli square. The hotel rooms were very nice and clean though the are a tight fit. Their concierge service wave was great and super helpful. They even had a map for runners to take with on a morning run - nice... More 

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