• Downtown San Francisco Boutique Hotel
  • Shop, Dine & Stroll Union Square
  • Pet Friendly San Francisco Hotel
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San Francisco, CA Tourism - Fisherman’s Wharf

Guests at the Powell Hotel enjoy close proximity to San Francisco’s renowned Fisherman’s Wharf, one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. From our downtown San Francisco hotel, it’s just steps to the cable car that takes you from Powell and Market streets to the Fisherman’s Wharf waterfront, where you can dine on Dungeness crab, visit the sea lions at Pier 39, or take a boat cruise around the Bay.

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Treat yourself to a convenient, comfortable, and affordable lodging experience as a guest at the Powell Hotel.

Recently renovated, pet-friendly, and close to all of San Francisco’s major attractions, including Fisherman’s Wharf, our hotel welcomes convention travelers, vacationers, LGBT groups, and weekend holiday visitors with warm service and exceptional amenities.

Fisherman’s Wharf Attractions.

Ride the cable car from our downtown San Francisco hotel and spend a day soaking up all the honky-tonk charm of famous Fisherman’s Wharf. Visit the Maritime Museum and the historic ships at Hyde Street Pier; nibble on a walk-away crab cocktail from the stands at Pier 45, indulge in some old-fashioned fun at the Musee Mecanique arcade, and watch the sea lions bark and play at Pier 39. If time permits, take a boat cruise around San Francisco Bay, or catch the ferry to Alcatraz Island, the notorious former prison in the middle of the bay.

Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurants.

If you have a hankering for seafood, you’ve come to the right place. Fisherman’s Wharf is the epicenter for San Francisco’s famed Dungeness crab, a shellfish delicacy that’s served whole, cracked, or in San Francisco specialty dishes such as Cioppino at all of Fisherman’s Wharf top restaurants. Cioppino is a hearty, zesty seafood stew that originated with San Francisco’s Italian fisherman in the early 1900s. The dish is usually made from the day’s catch, augmented by herbs, vegetables, and a tomato-based soup. Be sure to sample some and experience a century-old Fisherman’s Wharf tradition.