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Located within 10 minutes’ walk from Pier 39, the family-friendly Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf is a nonsmoking accommodations that features an outdoor pool. All guest rooms include a 49-inch flat-screen TV.

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf provides every air-conditioned guestroom with ironing facilities, a safety deposit box and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Deluxe bedding is included along with a spacious desk and chair.

Guests can relax by the outdoor fire pits or take wine and bay tours, which can be arranged through the concierge service. Free WiFi is available in the hotel lobby. A business center and event facilities are located on site.

Northpoint Bar & Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers a locally-inspired menu, and serves craft cocktails, craft beers and California wines.

Cannery Shopping Center is 1,650 feet from Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf. The iconic Golden Gate Bridge is 3.7 mi away. Ghirardelli Square is 12 minutes’ walk from this hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of San Francisco, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf has been welcoming guests since Jun 11, 2008
Hotel chain/brand: RIU Plaza , RIU Hotels & Resorts

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in San Francisco, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

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4 reasons to choose Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf
    0.1 miles
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Red & White Fleet
    0.2 miles
  • Musée Mécanique
    0.2 miles
  • Pier 39
    0.2 miles
  • San Francisco Duck Tours
    0.3 miles
  • Lombard Street
    0.4 miles
  • Ghirardelli Square
    0.5 miles
  • Coit Tower
    0.5 miles
  • Beach Blanket Babylon
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Codmother Fish & Chips
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Gary Danko's
    0.5 miles
  • Restaurant Gino and Carlo
    1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cafe Pescatore
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Union Square
    1.4 miles
  • Alcatraz
    1.4 miles
  • San Francisco City Hall
    1.9 miles
  • Oracle Park
    2.4 miles
  • Anchor Brewing Company
    3.1 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    3.5 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    3.5 miles
  • Lands End
    5.5 miles
  • Fox Theater Oakland
    7.8 miles
  • Paramount Theater
    7.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Pacific Ocean
    2.5 miles
  • Mountain Mount Tamalpais
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Crissy Field East Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Crissy Field Beach
    2.2 miles
  • Sand Springs Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Perles Beach
    3.5 miles
  • Marshall Beach
    3.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Oakland International Airport
    12.1 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport
    13.3 miles
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport
    40.5 miles
How to get to Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf from San Francisco International Airport
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Northpoint Bar / Restaurant

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Northpoint Restaurant

    Food: American, International

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 60 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Auditory guidance
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas Additional charge
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Baby cots are upon request and need to be confirmed by the hotel.

The resort fee is paid on destination at all times.

The service fee includes:

- High-speed WiFi access throughout the hotel and up to four devices per room
- Two bottles of water as a welcome amenity
- Unlimited local and toll-free calls
- In-room coffee and tea
- Use of lobby computers with complimentary printing
- Access to our 24-hour Fitness Center
- Luggage storage until 21:00 upon arrival and/or departure
- Complimentary fruit-infused water in the lobby

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf

  • The prices at Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quad

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf by:

    • Car 40min

  • Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Cycling
    • Fitness
    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool

  • Check-in at Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf is 1.4 miles from the center of San Francisco.

  • Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf has 2 restaurants:

    • Northpoint Bar / Restaurant
    • Northpoint Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.