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InterContinental San Francisco

4.5 of 5 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm thankful to stay at this Intercontinental location when I'm in town for business. The staff is always amiable and helpful. Lucky to have the opportunity to be here when the Giants won the penant. The bartenders are professional and are used to dealing with large conference crowds. Take your time and order a cocktail and meal at the bar... More

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San Francisco, California
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297 reviews 297 reviews
92 hotel reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this hotel lives up to its five star rating and reputation. we've come here many times, and unless it changes, will continue to do so. everything is just perfect, from the green modern design, to the appearance of the various public spaces, like restaurant, bar, lobby, etc., to the complete and thoughtful amenities in the rooms. last but not least... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Speedy check in, personable staff, comfortable, lush beddings to sink in eases the business part of the trip. Luce alone, in all its gastronomic splendor is worth the stay. We've stayed more than a half dozen times and each visit has been as stellar as the first.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel offers nice spacious rooms. If you have a room on a higher floor you will have great views around the city. The staff is very friendly and efficient. The internet works well and is fast. The wellness area consists of a very well equipped gym, a large pool and a jacuzzi. You also have a terrace with sunbeds... More

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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed here a number of times and this property keeps getting better. Location is best in the city. Front desk, concierge, and resturant are the finest in San Fran. And the views are amazing. Only thing I would suggest is that somehow the hotel build a bigger bar. Will definitely be back.

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for just one night prior to our flight home. They allowed us a late checkout of 2pm which was just what we wanted. We had a great room higher up and it was super quiet. We also had a corner room, which had spectacular views over the city and bay. The rooms were beautiful... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel 95% of the time, both for work and pleasure. This trip was for pleasure, I would never pay 52$ a night for parking for business, and never for pleasure. All the reviews said 35$ which to me as a frequent traveler is high, but I was prepared to pay. On top of the 52$, there is a 7.28$... More

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Monica D, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear shoegirl0310, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. While we're happy you like our beautiful guest rooms; great lounge, Bar 888; and restaurant, Luce, we are disappointed you did not fully enjoy your stay. As with all major cities parking is at a premium in downtown San Francisco and we do keep our parking... More

San Francisco, California
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353 reviews 353 reviews
74 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment the front desk clerk told me at check in I didn't look like my fist name in my license, it was all downhill from there. Staff is junior, untrained and unworthy the prices charged by this hotel. For years I've been staying at the older more established SF hotels, and wanted to try the Intercon for its... More

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Monica D, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear hi_stick, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we are very disappointed you did not enjoy your stay with us. We would like the opportunity to speak with your further regarding your stay and hope you will contact our Guest Relations Manager, Nick Noble, at nick.noble@ihg.com. We hope to connect with you soon. Best Regards, Monica Dropkin Area... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
45 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the hotel is a short work from the main shopping and business district,there are some cafés within the nearby location.Check in was smooth,however due to conferences at the time I arrived it felt busy alike an airport terminal.The impression I got walking to my room was one of a tired and in need of a refit the red orange... More

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Monica D, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Travel P, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, We appreciate all of our guests' feedback. While we are glad you enjoyed our guest service we are disappointed you felt the hotel was dated. I have passed your comments onto our engineering and housekeeping departments for further review. We hope to welcome you back again on... More

Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While my stay was generally okay, it seemed a bit expensive for what it was. The property is a little bit dated (though I hear this is the case for quite a few hotels in SF). I appreciated the small gestures such as the welcome amenity delivered to the room as well as nice bottles of water replenished each day... More

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Monica D, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear ayda38, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review of your stay. I apologize you did not get a paper during your stay. We are proud to offer several newspapers Monday through Saturday and our guests can access multiple news outlets 24/7 with the Press Reader app. I also apologize for the slow shower drain you experienced.... More

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Address: 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental San Francisco 4.5*
Number of rooms: 550
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