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“Great location and includes parking”
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The Wharf Inn
Ranked #118 of 228 Hotels in San Francisco
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“Great location and includes parking”
Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

You cannot fault the location of this hotel .... Right on Fisherman's Wharf... Ok it is a motel and the rooms could so with some serious paint and decor upgrades (just change the colour from yellow) but they are clean they are big some have private balconies which we had... There is free coffee in the reception and the best bit it's free parking!!!!!

It's pricey fir what is is but car safely parked on location a stone throw from the Harbour .... I will come here again

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

This motel was 1 block from Fisherman's WArf but quiet enough for a quiet nights sleep. The room we had was on the street side with a small balcony. The elevator was secure because it worked by using our own room card. We were able to see the fly-over of the Blue Angels right from our balcony. Room was clean and freshly made-up with TV and nice bathroom - nothing flashy or glassy but clean and comfortable...good hot water. Great location for visiting pier #39( sea lions) and aquarium as well as many restaurants. Mac Donald's around the corner for a quick,cheap breakfast or snack. Drive-in free parking behind building. Easy to get to Alcatraz by walking to ferry. " Hop on Hop Off Bus" right outside and across the street. Trolley nearby.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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VAFB, Ca
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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Great location!! We had wonderful customer service! The rooms have definitely had a long life, but they were clean. Hotel has many options for buying "day trips". Bonus: you can keep your car in parking lot until 1 or 2 the day you check out. Just enough time to go a few extra places without paying for extra parking! :) Have FUN!

  • Stayed September 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

Stayed in posher places but this has a no nonsense attitude I love. Second stay here. Very clean, slept well, Free parking, and even tho checkout is 11 they let you stay parked there till three. Stayed also at the Argonaut and preferred this in many ways. Didn't feel like they we're trying to screw you! As many TV channels as the Argonaut, free WiFi, free parking, better location. Just don't expect frills

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Feilding, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

The hotel is a little dated and probably in need of a revamp. But you can not beat the location, and was well priced compared to others in the area. The room had everything you need and was clean just a little bit old. It was quite noisy at night but that is due to the fact you are right where the action is all taking place. Great to have free secure parking and even let us keep it parked there until 2pm when we finally left town. Staff were friendly and helpful. It is located right at Fishermans Wharf and close to public transport to get around the rest of the city.
Over all a great and affordable place to stay for a couple of night stopover in San Francisco

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The hotel is only half a block from all the action on the wharf and parking is free. Beyond that, you get nothing but the essentials: a small room and bathroom. What you don't get: a hair dryer, many tv channels, a tub (shower only) and any other goodies you might expect. Front desk was somewhat helpful. Other reviewers commented on the noise, but we were in the back and it was not noisy.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Wharf Inn
Address: 2601 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94133-1209
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Fisherman’s Wharf
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #118 of 228 Hotels in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:2 star — The Wharf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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 
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