Monday, November 4, 2013

San Francisco: Radisson Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf


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With this blog posting, I'm going to begin a Staycation itinerary for you locals (those of you from out of the area can call it an old-fashioned vacation!).  My husband and I did this quick escape without a suitcase.  We packed the bare essentials in our day bags, and on the first day took BART and an F-car historical trolley to Fisherman's Wharf.  The next day, we walked along The Embarcadero, stopping here and there, and returned home on BART.  Today, I will describe the lodging, and in future posts I will describe some restaurants and activities.  Stay tuned.

Radisson Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf  250 Beach St./Powell St., (877) 497-1212, (415) 392-6700.  4 stories; 355 rooms; $$-$$$+.  Heated pool; fitness room.  Self-parking $44.  Covering an entire block, this lodging has some rooms with bay and city views.  The pool is located within an enclosed courtyard, and a Johnny Rockets opens adjacent.  Guest rooms are decorated attractively with full-wall murals depicting the Golden Gate Bridge, and the sleep number bed underneath the mural lets you determine whether you have a soft or firm mattress.  Among the several hotel entrances and exits is one that allows you to exit into the beating heart of Fisherman’s Wharf.

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