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1 room, 2 adults

Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Beach nearby
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
495 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA, 94133, United States of America

City-center hotel within walking distance of Ghirardelli Square
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Beach nearby
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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  • When I booked, I was told there was a buffet breakfast for $17, which there was not. I…Dec. 7, 2019
  • Property was well located , parking was $58.00 usd per day but that is typical for that…Nov. 23, 2019

Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco

  • Premium Room
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Bay View
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Bay View

What’s around Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco


  • In North Beach
  • Ghirardelli Square - 4 min walk
  • Lombard Street - 6 min walk
  • Pier 39 - 11 min walk
  • Exploratorium - 26 min walk
  • Fort Mason - 13 min walk
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - 6 min walk
  • Musee Mecanique - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) - 28 min drive
  • Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK) - 33 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 32 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 31 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 37 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 40 min drive
  • San Francisco Station - 5 min drive
  • 22nd Street Station - 7 min drive
  • Bayshore Station - 12 min drive
  • Hyde St & North Point St Stop - 2 min walk
  • Jones St and Beach St Stop - 3 min walk
  • Hyde St & Beach St Stop - 3 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 248 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking * on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Golfing nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1970
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Closed-captioned TV
  • Portable bathtub seat
  • Accessible bathtub
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Telephone accessibility kit
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
  • Kimpton Alton Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Alton Hotel San Francisco
  • Kimpton Alton Hotel Hotel San Francisco
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf
  • San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco Fishermans Wharf Hotel San Francisco
  • San Francisco Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
  • Holiday Inn San


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Lending library access

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 58 per day with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20.0 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco

  • Does Kimpton Alton Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Kimpton Alton Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Kimpton Alton Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from March 27 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    Yes. Valet parking costs USD 58 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Buena Vista Cafe (3-min walk), Cioppino's (3-min walk), and Castagnola's (4-min walk).
  • Is there an onsite casino at Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but San Pablo Lytton Casino (24-min drive) is nearby.
  • What is there to do near Kimpton Alton Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Ghirardelli Square (4-min walk) and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (6-min walk), along with Lombard Street (6-min walk) and Musee Mecanique (9-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 1,333 reviews

Good 6.0
Friendly staff. Great location for walking to Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 39. Close to many restaurants v
ca3 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Staff at check in were amazing. Room were comfortable. Housekeeper was very accommodating.
ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Weekend Getaway
Room was clean and comfy. We had a refrigerator but no microwave. Great walkabiity to restaurants and the pier. Parking is expensive, but that’s typical of SF.
Pamela, ca2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
The hotel was in an ideal area which made walking to different areas very easy. The staff was nice and welcoming. The rooms were standard but clean and quiet.
Paula, ca5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Our stay was was wonderful would not change anything
ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Close to fishermans wharf On bus routes And fine restaurants
ca4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
No complaints whatsoever
Ron, ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Conveniently located. Walking distance to Fisherman's wharf and dozens of restaurants. Downside was that there was road noise as the room was located on the second floor.
ca3 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
A rare treat
Hidden gem within two blocks of Fishermans Wharf. Easy walking everywhere and plenty of amenities within the local area. Will definitely be back.
Edward, ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location in fisherman’s Wharf
Great location! Great hotel. Expensive parking though.
Nicole, ca3 night family trip

Kimpton Alton Hotel, San Francisco

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