Waterfront Hotels
in the San Francisco Bay Area

There are, of course, hundreds of hotels in the San Francisco Bay area. We've listed here just a few of the SF area hotels with true waterfront locations. These are the places to stay if you want to be right on the water. (You can also get great, but more distant, views of the bay from many of San Francisco's high-rise hotels.)


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Argonaut Hotel

Phone: 800-790-1415   Fax: 415-563-0800

Amazingly, San Francisco has no true waterfont hotels. The Argonaut is as close as it gets. It is the closest hotel to Fisherman's Wharf and Aquatic Park. Some rooms …

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Casa Madrona

Phone: (866) 709 7625   Fax: (415) 332 2537

Historic hotel, recently expanded and refurbished. Although not directly on the bay, Casa Madrona is across the street from Sausalito Yacht Harbor and its rooms enjoy …

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DoubleTree Berkeley Marina

Phone: 510-548 7920   Fax: 510-548 7944

The DoubleTree (formerly Radisson) hotel is at the Berkeley marina. Many rooms have good views of the marina and some on the upper floors have views of San Francisco.

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East Brother Lighthouse

Phone: 510.233.2385   

Historic light station, now a bed-and-breakfast inn. Without a doubt the most unique overnight accomodations on the bay. Private boats cannot land at the island; …

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Executive Inn & Suites

Phone: (800) 346-6331   Fax: (510) 536-6006

On the Oakland Estuary. Perhaps the least expensive waterfront hotel in the area. Located at Embarcadero Cove, across from Government Island.

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Harbor Court Hotel

Phone: 866-792-6283   

Boutique hotel just south of the Bay Bridge. Not quite on the waterfront but with good views of the Bay Bridge and the East Bay from some rooms.

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Waterfront Plaza Hotel

Phone: 800-729-3638   Fax: 510-832-6228

The Waterfront Plaza is on the Oakland Estuary at Jack London Square, with easy access to the ferry and to the guest slips in the marina.

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