Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco

495 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA (show on map)

Expert reviews

Fodors review:

“The Argonaut’s spacious guest rooms have exposed-brick walls, wood-beam ceilings, and best of all, windows that open to the sea air and the sounds of the waterfront; many rooms enjoy Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge views.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in San Francisco.

Lonely Planet review:

“Fisherman’s Wharf’s top hotel was built as a cannery in 1908 and has century-old wooden beams and exposed-brick walls. Rooms sport an over-the-top nautical theme, with porthole-shaped mirrors and plush, deep-blue carpets.”

Frommers review:

“If you want to stay in a beautiful, historic building and walk right out your door into the heart Fisherman’s Wharf action—and are willing to pay for the privilege—this nautical-themed hotel is perfect for you.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in San Francisco.

Telegraph review:

“In a prime waterfront location, Argonaut offers stylish, spacious accommodations with bay views inside a century-old historic building near Fisherman’s Wharf. Convenient to cable cars, streetcars and ferries, the hotel affords easy access to popular attractions, especially for families and fitness-minded guests.”

Guest rating

This an aggregated customer review rating of Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco. We have taken customer review ratings from hotel booking sites, search engines, the official hotel website and other travel platforms. This is the average of all those ratings. We only list places that have a customer review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5.0

4.4 out of 5.0

Ranked 3rd in San Francisco


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All you need to know

This fine establishment is rated four-star as a result of the quality hospitality services being rendered in the facility. The hostel is situated at 495 Jefferson Street, Fisherman’s Wharf where it provides guests with the best in amenities and modern hospitality facilities.

The hotel features stylish in-room spa services while guests can easily enjoy the traditional seafood cuisines offered in the hotel’s on-site restaurant. The Argonaut Hotel is eco-friendly and provides a stunning view of the beautiful San Francisco Bay.

The hotel offers stylish room options such as Deluxe King Room, King Room, Queen Room, Deluxe Queen Room with Two Queen Beds and King Room with Bay View. These rooms are well furnished and adorned with modern décor and fitted with fine classy furniture. The colors used in the rooms is warm and elegant while the overall aesthetic feel of the hotel is pleasing.

The hotel is located close to some major places of tourist attractions such as the USS Pampanito Submarine which is just an 8-minute walk away from the hotel and the Exploratorium which is about 4 km away from the hotel.

The popular Lombard Street is about 650 m away from the hotel while Musee Mecanique is 450 m away from the hotel.

Guests can easily reach Ghirardelli Square which is about 150 m away from the hotel.

Other services, facilities, and amenities such as concierge services, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, and daily maid service are provided by the hotel.


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