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Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent one night in San Francisco after 3 nights in Napa. This stop was a highlight. From the smile on the Valet's face to the front desk support, we had superior service. The hotel was accommodating, clean and very friendly. The work out facility was diverse and impeccable. The wait staff at the hotel bar/restaurant were personable and helpful. I...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this hotel. For the location but more so for the hospitality of the staff and quality of the rooms. Rooms are spacious, clean. Concierge very knowledgeable and helpful. Hope to go back someday!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here last weekend & had absolutely no complaints! The location was perfect, close to everything we wanted. The hotel was well maintained & clean; the front desk people were very helpful; & the doormen were fantastic -- not only personable & friendly, but cheerful & very helpful. We came in late one night & the doorman & I...

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

elizabetho559, Visitors such as yourself have many choices when visiting San Francisco, and we are delighted that you decided to stay at the Argonaut. Better yet, we are absolutely thrilled to know that we were able to put a smile on your face as soon as you set foot into our unique property and met our cheerful crew! Our team...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and 4 more of my friends stopped here 11th-19th Feb, the front door man is a great character and very cheerful, the front desk people are again very friendly and DO try to to keep you satisfied with all your needs great credit to the hotel. The hotel rooms are very clean and a good size, and the room...

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

Hardeep, Many thanks for your wonderful comments on our cheerful and always-ready-to-assist crew at the Argonaut. We pride ourselves in delivering stellar hospitality and are delighted that our Guest Services and Housekeeping teams served you so well! On the flip side, we are sorry to read about your breakfast experience at Blue Mermaid and would like to make it right....

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I know all San Francisco hotels are overpriced. But the Argonaut really pushed the limits. We stayed in a Bay view King room. Wow, it was tiny!! The photos must have used a fish-eye lens. Room decor was of a nautical theme that was out of character for a hotel charging these prices. It was almost comical. Our water stained...

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

bumpkin13, Thank you for your kind comments about our hotel's premier location. As you noted, it is so close to all the attractions between Ghirardelli Square and Pier 39, and a perfect "home base" for exploring this world class city. Exposed brick and contemporary textured walls as well as whimsical nautical styling and accents define the Argonaut's design. Gorgeous, postcard-perfect...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at the Argonaut end of January, staff are great, rooms comfy and the dressing gown, bath robes are the best! Downside on hotel lacked atmosphere in the bar though the staff were great and the cocktails were lovely. Would suggest you definitely talk to the hotel travel team when trying to work out what to do and when, if...

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

paul1jack1, We are truly appreciative of your comments about our great staff - form the Concierge Desk and Guest Services crew to our Bartenders and Servers at The Blue Mermaid - and hope to see you again soon! Be well, Stefan Area Managing Director

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love this hotel. Rooms great. Coffee perculator in room. Ask for more if run out free charge. Beds comfy. Lounge with fire very inviting. Didn't eat here so can't comment. Highly recommend. Staff very helpful. Brollies available if raining. Make sure you return. As they'll charge you otherwise. Robes in room. Thank you

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

Perfumeaddict, We're thrilled you found the Argonaut and its crew delightful and would like to thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Hopefully, you'll have an opportunity to visit us from across the pond again soon! Until then, we wish you all the best, Stefan Area Managing Director

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Argonaut was a great hotel 4* bed rooms were spotless and very spacious, the staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The hotel is perfectly situated on fishimans wharf. A stones throw from the waters edge and all the entertainment.

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

Gareth, Right on the water, near historic Hyde Street Pier, across from the cable car turnaround, and just a short stroll to both Ghirardelli Square and Pier 39 - the Argonaut's location truly is second to none. And yet, it's seemingly a world away from all the hustle & bustle along the waterfront. We're thrilled you took advantage of the...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

great room, really nice hotel, botique type, great location facing the ocean, next door to cable car roundtable, well located for sightseeing, view of the golden gate, shopping, great restaurants in walking distance, close to Giardelli chocolate store.

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

buddypittman, The Argonaut's waterfront location near Hyde Street Pier really is second to none and a perfect "home base" for exploring San Francisco. We wish to thank you for your 5 star review and hope to be your home away from home again soon! Wishing you all the best in the meantime. Stefan Area Managing Director

Block Island, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic warehouse adapted as a nautically themed hotel. Wonderful location, excellent service, good food and ambience. Large wooden beams throughout the hotel lobby and rooms. Partnership with National Park Service provides extra level of enjoyment with major information center located on ground floor of hotel.

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Stefan M, General Manager at Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel, responded to this review

williamcY215AH, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review on Tripadvisor. Our partnership with the National Park Service is truly unique, and a lot of fun for young and old (and anyone in-between!). We are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon, Stefan Area Managing Director

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Located in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco's most popular destination, the boutique Argonaut Hotel features breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. This luxury hotel is historically set in a former timber and brick warehouse across from the waterfront. With its exceptional service, its charming style and the adjacent family-friendly Blue Mermaid Chowder House, the Argonaut Hotel is an ideal spot to enjoy San Francisco. ... more   less 

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Address: 495 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Fisherman’s Wharf
Price Range: $353 - $688 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Argonaut Hotel, A Noble House Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 252
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Argonaut Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#8 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#9 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#16 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“The view on the Wharf side is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles chayas_13, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in an interior room without a view. Was quieter & a little less expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles elizabetho559, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“no problem with noise, nautical museum piecis on display were neat, small beakfast cafe.”
 of 5 bubbles buddypittman, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view.”
  • Clear day and view of Alcatraz Island from right outside the hotel
 of 5 bubbles 753jeffp, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor was nice comfortable mattress”
 of 5 bubbles BobNJ_9, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
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