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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2012

This is our first choice when looking for a room when in San Francisco! We discovered this place about 5 years ago. The parking is free, very short walk to the wharf, well within walking distance to many great restraunts. The rooms are clean, there is a 7-eleven across the street that does atract a few vagrants, but there are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

This hotel is perfect for walking around the Wharf area of the city. With most of the city's biggest attractions like Pier 39, Alcatraz , and the amazing sea lions just a 5 minute walk away. It also has many bars and restaurants on it's door step, from authentic American diners to favourites like Hard Rock Cafe and the Wipeout... More 

Thank James B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

Great location, close to the wharf. Downfall is across from 7-eleven so there are some homeless people hanging outside of it. Good service. tight parking. Lots of square footage for the price, we had 7 people so it was perfect. Could use some updating. No air conditioning, but didn't need it luckily. It is san francisco.

Thank christie v
Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012

We (2 adults & 2 teens) chose this inn for 5 nights to explore San Francisco. Parking is free, but there are less parking lots than rooms. The restaurants at Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39 are only a few minutes to go. Sightseeing buses start only 2 blocks away. The room was clean and staff was very friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank Helga P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2012

This was an excellent location!!! 2 min walk to pier 39 & fishermans wharf. The staff were really lovely and helpful. The rooms were very average. Really bad beds!! The rooms were small and outdated and the bathroom was tiny. But as we spent most of our time outside the room it wasn't too bad! Free wifi and free parking... More 

Thank Katherine B
United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2012

We (2 adults & 2 kids) stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour around California and we were more than impressed with The Wharf Inn. It's fair to say that I was a little worried after reading some reviews on here, but actually, the hotel exceeded our expectations and we found it to be exactly what we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is a perfect choice if you're in San Francisco to enjoy the city, because there's nothing special about the hotel. No frills, the rooms aren't super updated, but the staff is good. And free parking. I personally didn't go to San Francisco to hang out in my hotel--I just wanted a comfy bed and a place to shower in... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2012

We only had one night in San Fran, so wanted location close to wharf for teen boys (1st visit) to enjoy. Plusses: walking distance to Wharf activites/sights, parking included in hotel price, got room with extra bed so teen boys each had their own. Minuses: "front desk" under hotel in the parking garage (had to cross driveway leading into parking... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

The title sums it all up...it's the location and the free parking that makes this hotel worth a stay. However we found it pretty expensive (but so are pretty much all hotels in SF) for what you get. We stayed at the place for 3 nights. The bed was ok, but very much noise coming from other rooms. We even... More 

Thank Enasni
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

comfortable beds, free parking and wifi, friendly and helpful staff The location was good and we were very happy with our stay.

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wharf Inn is an independent 51 room hotel with 50 guest rooms and 1 Penthouse Suite built in 1959 located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's most tourist-friendly neighborhood. We are steps away from Pier 39, cable car terminals and Alcatraz boats. Walk to world-famous restaurants, browse through colorful shops at historic Ghirardelli Square and the Cannery, ride cable cars and street cars to North Beach, Chinatown, and the Union Square shopping district. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wharf Inn

Address: 2601 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-1209
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Fisherman’s Wharf
Price Range: $171 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Wharf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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