The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square

Location: California | USA

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

San Francisco | California
Fairmont Place is a hotel of self-contained apartments in an incredible location, right by the popular Fisherman’s Wharf and overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Ideal for families, this hotel also has a rooftop area affording outstanding city and water views, and is in an area with plenty to do, from shopping to visiting the historic Alcatraz.
Perfect forFamilies looking for a great base from which to explore San Francisco.
In the knowFor the best Irish coffee in California, head to the Buena Vista Cafe when you get off the trolley at Fisherman’s Wharf, right by Fairmont Place.

Recommended for...

  • City Hotel
  • Family-friendly
  • History & Heritage

Hotel Overview


Ghirardelli Square in Fisherman’s Wharf, overlooking the San Francisco Bay.

Rooms at the Fairmont Heritage Place

Fairmont Heritage Place is made up of holiday apartments, consisting of one-, two- and three-bedroom residences. The suites are spacious and have full kitchens, fireplaces in the living rooms and dining areas in an open-plan design. It is styled in a simple and chic fashion with exposed brick walls and soft colours. From the window, you can look out over the bay. The one-bedroom residences can sleep up to four guests, the two-bedroom fits six, and the three-bedroom residence can sleep up to eight people.

Food & Facilities

A continental breakfast is served at Fairmont Heritage Place, but there is no restaurant onsite. However, Ghirardelli Square has plenty of dining options within a stone’s throw of Fairmont Place and Fisherman’s Wharf is famous for its seafood restaurants and independent coffee shops, so there should be no shortage of choices to satisfy your cravings. The rooftop area of Fairmont Heritage Place offers a stunning view across the bay and is a great place to chill out when you’ve tired yourself out exploring San Francisco.

Activities at the Fairmont Heritage Place

The location of Fairmont Heritage Place is undoubtedly the biggest attraction of this hotel. Right around the corner from Fisherman’s Wharf, you can get the ferry to Alcatraz; cycle, drive or walk across San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge; explore some of the quirkier areas of the city like the vibrant Castro district; head up Nob Hill for a great view across the bay; or get tickets to a Giants game at AT&T Park and soak up some of the atmosphere.

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