SOURCE: Marriott

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hotels

November 12, 2010 11:25 ET

'Escape Alcatraz' With San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hotel's Unique Package

Infamous Home of Notorious Criminals Great Sightseeing Destination

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) - San Francisco travelers looking to spend some time on "The Rock" will find a new special rate package at one of the elite Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco hotels with great accommodations and an easy connecting point for visiting the famed Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a popular sightseeing adventure from San Francisco and is rich in history and natural habitat.

In an effort to help travelers in planning their vacation fun, the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Hotel has designed the "Escape Alcatraz" package to include tickets to Alcatraz. The island is infamous for housing some of America's most notorious criminals and is now home to rare flowers and plants, marine wildlife and a variety of roosting and nesting sea birds. Alcatraz Island also offers a glimpse into early American history and the more recent 19-month occupation of Alcatraz by American Indians in 1969.

Guests taking advantage of this San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf hotel's unique package will receive two adult tickets to Alcatraz Island from Alcatraz Cruises at Pier 33 in addition to deluxe hotel accommodations that include a spacious, well-appointed guest room with one king or two double beds, luxurious bedding ensembles, premium movie channels, in-room coffee/tea service and daily newspaper delivery. Hotel guests will also have access to this chic hotel's on-site fitness center. Package rates start at just $219* and include Alcatraz tour afternoon departure times of 12:35, 1:10, 1:45 or 2:20 from Pier 33. Alcatraz tickets will be confirmed for day following arrival date and guest will receive confirmation directly from Alcatraz Cruises within three days of reservation.

Persons wishing to book accommodations through the "Escape Alcatraz" package may do so online at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sfofw-san-francisco-marriott-fishermans-wharf/ or by calling 1-415-775-7555 for reservations or information.

*Rates are per room per night based on availability at the time of reservation. A minimum two-night stay is required in addition to a 10-day advance reservation and prepayment by credit card. Additional Alcatraz tickets are available; please indicate number when making reservation. Offer is not valid for groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion.

About the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Hotel

The San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf Hotel is an excellent San Francisco travel destination whether visiting for business or pleasure. A standout among Fisherman's Wharf hotels in San Francisco, the property offers exceptional event space and a magnificent location for business and social events. Whether planning a business meeting, corporate conference or elegant social gathering, the Fisherman's Wharf Marriott hotel offers 7,000 square feet of flexible event space including the Golden Gate Ballroom with a seating capacity of 250. The hotel features full-service catering and maintains professional event planners on staff so every event, large or small, is a perfect success.