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.)
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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.
A wonderful small hotel with rooms directly on the bay, most with balconies and all with great views. The only hotel directly on the bay.
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.