11 Hotels With Bay Views In San Francisco - Updated 2024

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San Francisco is a cultural and technological hub, whether you’re on Haight Street, with its hippie vibes, or in the financial district. There are plenty of amazing places to visit and lots of things fun things to do in San Francisco on the weekends. Whatever you plan to do while visiting this exciting city, we recommend staying near the Bay Area, to enjoy the fantastic views and soak up the sun and sky! Not only you will experience the best romantic getaways in San Francisco, but it is also home to many theme parks and amusement parks that the whole family will enjoy. Keep on reading and learn about the best hotels with bay views in San Francisco.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 14, 2024.

1. Hotel Caza Fisherman’s Wharf (from USD 263)

Hotel Caza Fisherman’s Wharf is located in a neighborhood known as the entertainment district of San Francisco. Each room of this hotel is fully air-conditioned and equipped with a private bathroom and seating area, while selected rooms offer stunning sea views.

Guests in this hotel enjoy access to some great amenities such as the outdoor pool that is available all year round, a well-equipped fitness center, and a game room. Pets are also allowed on the property for a fee of 100 USD per pet, per stay.

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Hotel Caza Fisherman's Wharf

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 1300 Columbus Ave
756 meters (0.5 ft) from PIER 39

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

2. Hotel The Fairmont Heritage

Just a quick, two minutes’ walk from the beach, on Ghirardelli Square, are these high-rise luxurious buildings, offering fantastic views over the Bay Area. There is a fully equipped kitchen, modern gadgets and even a nice fireplace to keep you cozy! Although these are listed as apartments, you can expect all of the usual hotel amenities and services.

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The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square

Address: 900 North Point Square
1.17 km (0.8 mi) from PIER 39

3. Hotel Vitale - A Joie de Vivre Hotel (from USD 309)

This Bay Area hotel truly offers luxury, with its rooftop terrace, first-rate amenities, such as the penthouse spa, and beautiful views. The large windows support sweeping views of the bay, meaning that you can wake up every day with the perfect scenery.

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Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 8 Mission Street
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from PIER 39

4. Argonaut Hotel - A Noble House Hotel (from USD 342)

This cute boutique hotel, with its exposed walls and unique design features, offers perfect accommodation in Fishermans Wharf. There are fantastic amenities on site, such as the excellent fresh seafood restaurant, in-room spa treatments and free yoga equipment, so you’ll feel well looked after. The bedrooms are spacious, bright and very well kept.

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Argonaut Hotel, a Noble House Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 495 Jefferson Street
938 meters (0.6 ft) from PIER 39

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. InterContinental San Francisco (from USD 96)

If you want to stay at a hotel with excellent views and some handy gadgets (remember, we are in San Francisco), then the InterContinental is for you. You can expect LCD TVs, iPod docks, and even iPod radios. Handy! There are 14 top-of-the-line suites here, alongside regular rooms that offer varying views of the bay and surrounding area.

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InterContinental San Francisco

Address: 888 Howard Street
3.0 km (1.9 mi) from PIER 39

6. Hotel Zephyr San Francisco (from USD 248)

Situated on Fishermans Wharf, just 300 meters (984 feet) from Pier 39, sits this hotel with maritime-inspired rooms. The whole hotel is funky, with its fun outdoor seating area, ping pong games room and lounge chairs. The views from the higher levels take in the Bay Area through porthole-style windows. This is definitely a fun hotel option.

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Hotel Zephyr San Francisco

Wifi Available

Address: 250 Beach Street
315 meters (0.2 ft) from PIER 39

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests

7. Hotel Via (from USD 209)

Although the view of the Bay Area from the rooms maybe partial only, from the top rooftop bar, you’ll get a full 360-degree view of the bay and surrounding area. The rooms are beautifully decorated, bright and spacious, with handcrafted, custom-made furniture.

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Hotel Via

Address: 138 King Street
3.69 km (2.3 mi) from PIER 39

8. Hyatt Regency San Francisco (from USD 134)

This hotel mixes modern furnishings with futuristic details, especially in the rooms that feature dark wood and stainless steel. The dining room offers some of the best views of the Bay Area, so you can enjoy a fantastic meal whilst watching the bay lights start to twinkle.

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Hyatt Regency San Francisco

Address: 5 Embarcadero Center
2.02 km (1.3 mi) from PIER 39

9. Hotel Griffon (from USD 159)

This beautiful hotel is in a fantastic location, overlooking the San Francisco Bay Area. The hotel is small but inside it resembles a tardis, with comfortable rooms and a relaxing lounge area. This hotel also offers a few extras, aside from its fantastic views, so be sure to take advantage of the free tablet in every room, transport services to the financial district and even a concierge service.

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Hotel Griffon

Address: 155 Steuart Street
2.34 km (1.5 mi) from PIER 39

10. Harbor Court Hotel

This boutique hotel offers luxurious, eco-friendly rooms. Whilst looking at the beautiful views over San Francisco Bay, you can enjoy an in-room massage and then work out in the fitness center and pool. What we love about this hotel is, amongst the grandeur, it still feels like a home from home.

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Harbor Court Hotel

Address: 165 Steuart Street
2.37 km (1.5 mi) from PIER 39

11. Hotel Le Meridien (from USD 170)

Based in the financial district, with views over the bay, this hotel has state-of-the-art amenities, such as the fitness center, restaurant and a concierge service. Even the decor in the bedrooms and common areas features both comfort and modern design features, from where, of course, you can enjoy the bay views.

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Le Meridien San Francisco

Address: 333 Battery Street
1.73 km (1.1 mi) from PIER 39

Brightening the bay area

We love visiting the Bay Area, from the fantastic shops in Fishermans Wharf to the busy Financial District. Waking up to the bay, with its bright skies and happy visitors, is a fantastic way to start your holiday, so we hope that you’ve found a hotel that you like from this list.

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