Recently had 2 stays with the family in this hotel which is located really close to Fisherman's Wharf and Ghirardelli's. Overall the experience was quite positive, nice clean rooms with good bathrooms and a quirky "marine/nautical" theme to the place. Front desk and concierge were very nice and helpful. We did have some issues with the restaurant though - waiting line for breakfast although there were quite a few empty tables inside (which suggests the kitchen could not cope with full capacity), incorrect orders coming through, some dirty cups and glasses, etc. The waiters tried to do their best but they were clearly running around very hassled. Food was ok though but not excellent. Happy hour from 5-6 but we gave it a miss each time as it was absolutely packed! Valet parking is extremely expensive so I would recommend to park a bit further down Beach Street in the Anchorage Square parking.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's most popular destination, the boutique Argonaut Hotel features breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. This luxury hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, is historically set in a former timber and brick warehouse across from the waterfront. With its exceptional service, its charming style and the adjacent family-friendly Blue Mermaid Chowder House, the Argonaut Hotel is an ideal spot to enjoy San Francisco. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kimpton San Francisco
- Argonaut Hotel San Francisco