Argonaut Hotel

495 Jefferson St., at Hyde St., San Francisco, California, 94109, USA

These spacious guest rooms, many with a sofa bed in the sitting areas, 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 views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Suites come with extra-deep whirlpool tubs and telescopes for close-up looks at passing ships. Anchors, ropes, compasses, and a row of cruise-ship deck chairs fill the lobby. The nautical aesthetic suits the building's past, when the four-story Haslett Warehouse was a fruit-and-vegetable canning complex and boats docked right up against the 1909 structure, and its current use as well: the Argonaut is part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, whose visitor center occupies the ground floor.


  • bay views
  • near Hyde Street cable car
  • sofa beds
  • toys for the kids


  • nautical theme isn't for everyone
  • cramped public areas
  • service can be hit or miss
  • location requires a bit of a trek to many attractions. <span>495 Jefferson St.</span>, <span>at Hyde St.</span>, <span>Fisherman's Wharf</span>, <span>San Francisco</span>, <span>CA</span>, <span>94109</span>. <span>415/563–0800 or 866/415–0704</span>. <span><a href=""></a></span>. <span>239 rooms, 13 suites</span>. <span>In-room: Internet, Wi-Fi. In-hotel: restaurant, bar, gym, parking, some pets allowed</span>


Phones: 415-563–0800 | 866-415–0704


239 rooms, 13 suites
Rate Includes: No meals