Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Let our hotel be your starting point as you explore San Francisco!

Cable Cars
Fairmont San Francisco is located in the only spot in the City where each of the cable car lines meet. Riding on a moving historic landmark is a great way to see the sights. Be sure to visit the Cable Car Museum right around the corner from hotel.

Golden Gate Bridge
Easily one of the most famous landmarks in San Francisco, you can even enjoy a view of this beautiful span from many of the hotel's guestrooms. Indulge in spectacular views of San Francisco with a stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Alcatraz Island
San Francisco's most popular attraction. Take a step back in time and visit Alcatraz Island and its infamous prison. Experience life as an inmate during the self guided tour. Eerie and fascinating!

Golden Gate Park
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is one of the largest man-made parks in the world. This popular San Francisco tourist attraction offers numerous activities for the entire family, including running, rollerblading, biking, pedal-boating, fly-fishing, handball, tennis, museums, botanical gardens and more. 

San Francisco Zoo
Located seven miles from Fairmont San Francisco.

Alamo Square
Visit the famous Victorian homes known as the "Painted Ladies." These fabulous residences are recognizable from their many appearances on screen.

Chinatown
Located two blocks from Fairmont San Francisco, Chinatown is home to the largest Chinese community outside of China. This area is filled with exotic shops, restaurants, produce markets, herbalists and temples.

Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf is still a working fishing pier, bringing in thousands of tons of fresh fish and crabs annually. Enjoy the shops, restaurants and Bay cruises. Fisherman's Wharf is located just a short cable car ride from Fairmont San Francisco.
Napa and Sonoma Valleys
Located 46 miles north of San Francisco is the beautiful and breathtaking Wine Country. Visit one of the 250 wineries located in this region, some of which date back to the early 19th century. Or, visit our sister property, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa.