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InterContinental San Francisco

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (SoMa)
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Ranked #33 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very disappointed. Paid for corner room with view but view room was on wrong side of building for good views. Also our room was on the main road which is the main thoroughfare for the ambulances, police cars and fire trucks which loved to race down the road with sirens on throughout the night. Room walls are paper thin so... More

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

Dear Steven M, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us. I am sorry to hear that your stay was not as enjoyable as we would have liked and you have found our hotel to be a poor value. We are located in downtown San Francisco and as with all major cities there are street noises... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had stayed here for two nights for work and the hotel staff was great. Kae checked me in and had us on an upper floor with a spectacular view. The room was pretty spacious and the bathroom was clean and pretty big. Many outlets for your charging needs. You can't beat location : close to shopping, food and the... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were here for my birthday--a quick weekend getaway. We get to SF as often as possible and stay in different hotels trying to absorb various areas of this fantabulous city. This time it was the Intercontinental Hotel. BEAUTIFUL room! We had a corner one that had views of at least 40% of the city. I didn't know whether to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just stayed here this past weekend for 3 nights. I found the room to be a good size particularly in comparison to many in SF, although it is not as nicely appointed as another Intercontinental property I frequent. Overall the staff was very friendly. I don't find "turn down service" to be a necessity but when it is part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beds are delightful-and the sheets are just about the best I have slept on this summer. Being a road warrior this makes a difference to me. The staff are among the best trained and authentic in the biz. The location is great if you have business in the area.

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved this hotel! Not only was it in a prime location steps from the Moscone Convention Center, within walking distance to the Pier and Chinatown, etc., but it was extremely NICE! Bath towels that could double as blankets, pleasant soap and toiletries, and our king room on the 28th floor had an amazing view of downtown San Fran. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My stay in the Intercontinental San Francisco was one of my best. It is situated 5 minutes from where the tram line starts, in Market St. The room was very comfortable, quiet and with an excellent view on the East Bay (23rd floor). The breakfast at the Michelin-awarded restaurant was delicious, with a wide variety of choices and excellent personnel.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large modern room with a very cosy bed, spacious bathroom and a nice outdoor view. The room was very clean and fresh, we got more than expected for the price. The location is not ideal but at least it's close to Market street. Beware of the hobos, they are everywhere!

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I just returned from staying at the Intercontinental San Francisco. I stayed for two night in a deluxe room with two beds on the 23rd floor and we had an amazing view of the bay. The room was in great shape and had the most comfortable beds making it hard to get up and going. The room had a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 5 night at IC SF, which turned out to be fantastic! The location was unbeatable, just a few step away (like 2-5 min by walking) from the Moscone Convention Center, the Powell station, and lots of shopping centers and restaurants. The room was equipped with modern facilities, very spacious and bright. Although it is located in the very center... 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*
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InterContinental San Francisco is the Bay Area s newest upscale hotel destination. The 32-story glass tower sparkles high above the city, standing sentry over the South of Market (SoMa) area. The smoke-free hotel is convenient to everything, including the Moscone Convention Center, Union Square, Chinatown and the Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround. ... more   less 
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