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The Wharf Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have been staying at the Wharf Inn for over 30 years and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. The staff does everything they can to make your stay memorable and convenient (contacting taxis, arranging bus tours etc). The location is convenient to so many things, free parking is a nice perk. I enjoy the staff so much they've become like...

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Location within walking distance of most attractions. Older, outdated Hotel with few amenities but clean and very comfortable bed. They offer free parking which was a huge benefit. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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Visalia, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I DO like the Wharf Inn and have stayed 3 or 4 times now. It's in an excellent location and the fact that there is parking is an added bonus (parking in SF is expensive). I have also found the check in/out staff very pleasant and very helpful and knowledgable. The building itself is old and dated and that instead...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Location!!! Walking distance to many atractions, cable cars, and tour buses. Hotel is not new and not fancy at all but our room was clean, king bed was very comfy and our son enjoied his sleeper sofa. There was no coffemaker and a fridge in the room but 7/11 across the street was handy. Street is noisy and sound insulation...

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Sandusky, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are extremely outdated and not clean. There were stains on the pillowcases and the toilet had to be flushed twice every time, even just for liquids. I will never go back to this hotel and we didn't stay our planned 2nd night because it was filthy. We slept on our beach towels and used sweatshirts for pillows.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the city for the day. This place doesn't scream luxury from the outside with it's gates and views of a wall outside the window but the staff were incredible! Very welcoming and could answer any questions about what to do. Believe it or not but that's rare for a hotel at this price in the city. Great bed...

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USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was great, right by the wharf. We stayed in the penthouse suite, which was spacious and had a balcony, that was fun to sit on and people watch. However, the balcony needed maintenance and the rooms were in need of a deep cleaning. Cigarette butts scattered on the roof and wooden balcony needs to be repaired and painted....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wharf Inn had great customer service, and the staff was great. The room itself was ok but very outdated as was the entire hotel. All though it's in a great area for tourists it's not in the safest area in SF. It was ok, but I would recommend something else.

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms really!!! Show their age. Front clerk I felt bad for, no excuse for this screw up. If I hadn't prepaid I would not stay. Pick ANOTHER PLACE. Simple maintenance could go a long way to make this an ok place

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite hotels ever!! The afternoon front desk guy was awsome. The room was very quit and the bed was sooo comfy. The location is perfect if your going to the wharf. Room was very clean as well.

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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 neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Fisherman’s Wharf
Price Range: ₹ 13,674 - ₹ 25,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Wharf Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 51
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Melbourne, Australia
Oregon
over a year ago
San Francisco, California, United States

Here are a few tips for this hotel.

1. No, They do not have A/C at this hotel. The reason for this is simple. Older places like this were built without. We are not the only hotel in San francisco that doesn't have it. You might need to check as the weather in SF is generally cool if not cold with a few days in the 80's per year but those are rare.

2. The hotel is only pet friendly to an extent. If you bring a pet and the 4 rooms that actually allows them are not available then you might get turned away. The reason for this is that anytime there is a pet in a room, that room needs to be closed for 3 days and can not be sold. Please make sure you call the hotel and check. And no, there is no grassy area at all. The place was not built to be a pet friendly facility. It only is because so many people are adamant on bringing their pets on vacation. The other thing is, that if you do bring a pet with you, that pet can not be left unattended anywhere on the property. This includes in your room, or in your car. If you leave the property, the animal must go with you. Also, there is a 25$ fee per pet per night. There is a limit of 2 pets and must be under 40lbs.

3. Parking: There are 39 spaces to 51 rooms. If you bring 2 cars with you and want to park them both, that unfortunately can't happen. The motel allows 1 car per room. If the lot is full you can still get free parking but...you will be double parked somewhere that isn't actually a parking space and the front desk will be required to take your keys. this is only in the cases of moving you into a spot should one come open, or moving your vehicle to let someone out that you are blocking in.

4. It is an older place. It is more of a motel. It opened in 1960. so its not a brand new place. However, the new owners are slowly working on upgrading it. Most of the rooms have gotten new furniture and mattresses in the last 2 months. The rooms are very basic. There again is no a/c. No fridges or microwaves. If you want a fridge you will need to book the Penthouse suite as it has a full kitchen. The other thing is that you might see a room on one of the online booking sites that shows a sofa in the room. There is a total of 2 rooms in the facility that has one. If that's what you want, you need to put in a request for it, though there is still not any guarantee you will get it. The motel does not guarantee that any requests you make will be met.

5. , if you make a reservation for a King size bed, and then check in wanting a room with 2 queen beds. We can't guarantee that will have that for you. If you want a room with a balcony, then that is what you will need to book as it is a separate room type from a King. Early check ins may or may not be able to be met and an . Again, you may request anything you wish, but the hotel can not guarantee any request. your best bet is to always call the hotel either during or after your reservation and see what is possible and what is not.

6. IF YOU WANT TO GET TO ALCATRAZ, book your tour several weeks in advance or you may not get in at all.

over a year ago

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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on the street can be a bit loud”
Wheelfun, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chose a room away from the street for less noise at night.”
Hawkins30102, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Penthouse was higher so the street noise was not as much of an issue and the bedrooms are further away from the street.”
andreah260, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Require a room NOT facing Mason Street /East side. Ask for an interior non street room.”
ChrisMarchand, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had an awesome middle room away from the streets- but it is San Francisco - the whole town is loud!”
divechka, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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