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Location

Fort Mason Center is an historic landmark that is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.  Originally a military garrison and embarkation port during WWII and the Korean Conflict , it is now a model of military base conversion that houses a theatre, arts organizations, environmental groups, a gourmet vegetarian  restaurant, conference facilities, classrooms and more.

Fort Mason is situated right on the San Francisco Bay, with stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.  The rest of San Francisco is just a bus or a taxi ride away.

Ft. Mason does not have a street address - use the intersection of Marina Blvd, Buchanan St for online mapping (Google Maps shows an address of 300 Gaven for Ft. Mason - this is NOT correct).  See Ft. Mason Directions for more location details.

Local Accomodations

Motels and B&Bs - Heading South and West of Ft. Mason Center will take you to "motel row" on Lombard St. where you'll find B&Bs and motels for the budget-minded.

Hotels - About a 15 minute walk to the East is the Fisherman's Wharf/Cow Hollow area, which offers a number of fine hotels.

See the Ft. Mason accomodation information for more details.

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel - Worth consideration if you're on a budget:

  • free wifi
  • free breakfast
  • free parking
  • no chores
  • private rooms may be available
  • fairly short walking distance to the conference center