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2700 Jones St Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1308
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 16/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#80 of 251 hotels in San Francisco
Elevated Hotel in Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco Tucked in San Francisco’s most iconic neighborhood, Kimpton Alton Hotel is equal parts hip local haunt and relaxing respite for savvy travelers. Our natural light-drenched lobby clad with warm white oak, sumptuous seating and greenery-draped skylights is the perfect spot to pull up for a drink with friends both new and old. Spend the evening indulging in classic San Francisco splendor with the city's most loved neighborhood right out side our door.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children's television networks
Car hire
Paid private parking on-site
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Canoeing offsite
Tennis court offsite
Board games / puzzles
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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JohnMichaelsDad wrote a review Yesterday
Sacramento, California41 contributions46 helpful votes
Really liked the Alton. Stayed here when it was a Holiday Inn years ago and it is a great upgrade to a Kimpton. The location is in the middle of the fisherman’s wharf area close to everything. The rooms are a good size nd very clean. The staff was friendly and competent. The wine hour is a big plus. Generous pours of OK wine.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Valet can be a little challenging during busy times. Small area on the street to unload which...
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1Maggie wrote a review Jul 2021
Redwood City, CA147 contributions122 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Stylish remodel of an old IHG property. This Kimpton is not only close to Fisherman's Wharf but an easy walk to Ghirardelli Square, North Beach and Fort Mason. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. The hotel restaurant isn't open until August but plenty of dining options are close by. Mary and Edwin provided great service at the front desk and Paul was always asking if we needed help. Very friendly staff and great happy hour! We'll definitely be back.
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: City Views are the best!
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Sinnga Lao, Guest Services / Front Office at Kimpton Alton Hotel
Responded 11 Jul 2021
Dear 1Maggie, Thank you for taking your time to share your comment with us. I am so happy to hear your enjoyed your stay with us and will share your kind words with Mary, Edwin and Paul. Our hotel is centrally located in the heart of fisherman wharf and walking distance with all the shops. We can't wait to welcome you back again for your next visit in San Francisco when our restaurant is opening in this summer! Thank you again for staying with us!
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Cosmin E wrote a review 24 Nov
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This was one of the best hotel experiences I’ve ever had in the United States. Staff was super helpful, super friendly, and despite me needing to change travel schedule multiple times, they were flexible, adapted and didn’t charge for late checkout. I got a great room at a great price.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
Dean O wrote a review 19 Nov
Costa Mesa, California62 contributions33 helpful votes
Spent a family weekend in San Francisco and the Kimpton Alton was a great home base for us. The hospitality was great - the front desk staff was very welcoming and the bellman, ironically named Dean, went above and beyond to take care of us, getting us a table at the amazing Filipino restaurant Abaca and providing us with local recommendations. The location is perfect - it's an easy walk to all the wharf attractions, Pier 39, etc. The amenities are unique - record players in each room, with free records to "check out" at the front desk, free wine from 5 to 6, etc. The rooms are comfortable - the beds are great, there's a nice work space and the bathrooms are clean and fresh. All in all, a great place to stay for a San Fran getaway.
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Emily Nichols, General Manager at Kimpton Alton Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to write us this 5 STAR review. We are so happy you made the Kimpton Alton your home base while in SF. I will share your kinds words with the team and we hope to welcome you back again soon!
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David J wrote a review 16 Nov
Eau Claire, Wisconsin46 contributions10 helpful votes
This was the perfect hotel that was arranged for us through our Amtrak Vacations Package. We remembered it as the Holiday Inn but it has been given a complete face lift and is now a beautiful hotel, well appointed, and great location. I can't say enough about their staff and specifically their valet, Freddie. He has great customer service skills, patience of a saint and is a man of integrity and kindness. It was the perfect stay at all levels. Thank you!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Emily Nichols, General Manager at Kimpton Alton Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for this wonderful feedback David! We are so glad to hear you had a perfect stay and hope to welcome you back on your next trip to SF.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Alton Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Fisherman's Wharf (0.2 km), Musee Mecanique (0.3 km), and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe De Casa, Eight Am, and The Baked Bear.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kimpton Alton Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Kimpton Alton Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Alcatraz Island (2.3 km), Golden Gate Bridge (5.6 km), and City Lights Booksellers (1.4 km).
Does Kimpton Alton Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.