The Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf hotel in San Francisco is located in the heart of, as the name suggests Fisherman’s Wharf. The hotel is a block inland from the main water front, piers and fish market (or less than a 5 minute walk) and is closest to Piers 39 and 41. Pier 41 is the main departure point for bay cruises and trips to Sausalito and Tiburon while Pier 39 is primarily an entertainment destination. Guests of the hotel looking to check out Ghirardelli Square will find the hotel to be less than a 10 minute walk. The hotel is just a block from San Francisco’s antique street car with direct service to Market Street and adjacent Union Square and less than a 10 minute walk to the Powell/Hyde cable car line with direct service to Union Square as well (although wait can be up to an hour). In addition to the easy cable car and street car access, several unique tours (segway and go cart) depart within 2 blocks of the hotel giving visitors a unique perspective of San Francisco. Boat tours for Alcatraz are less than a ten minute walk from this location.
The hotel just recently completed a $33 million dollar renovation and features 531 guest rooms. Each room features the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleep Beds and WiFi access. In addition each room has 42 inch flat screen LCD TVs, desk with ergonomic chair, bath accessories, in room movies and video games. The hotel also features over 9,000 square feet in meeting space that ideal for conferences or weddings. As this hotel is a block inland there are no views of the bay or of the city.
Guests looking to explore other areas of San Francisco from this hotel (such as Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach) will find easy access via the antique street cars that run one block over on Jackson Street. Departing every few minutes the street cars are a 15 minute ride to Market Street where Union Square, Chinatown are about a 5 minute walk and North Beach around 10 minutes. In addition the BART trains leave from Market Street for direct service to San Francisco International (SFO) or Berkeley. The cable car lines also terminate less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel and offer direct service to Union Square and Chinatown as well. If staying a few days, definitely take the cable car on the first day, the ride gives spectacular views as you climb out of Fisherman’s Wharf on steep Hyde Street (all less than 5 minutes from the hotel). However the wait time can be up to an hour.
Situationed a block inland the hotel is in the heart of San Francisco's Fisherman' s Wharf. Easy access to Pier 39 and F Line Antique Street Car to Union Square and Market Street.