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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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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Where do we begin?!!!!! This is definitely the hotel to stay at when visiting San Francisco. In fact, the name should be the POLITE hotel instead!! Every staff member greeted us from beginning to the end of our stay. Checking in was a breeze and we were well taken care by lovely Kelly at the front desk! We were in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My BF and I were on our way home from a trip to DC and decided to spend a couple nights in San Francisco to round out our trip. We chose this hotel because it was reasonably priced and in a decent location. Perhaps if we hadn't been coming from the Williard Intercontinental in DC we wouldn't have had such... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stay from 7/26/14 to 7/29/14 to attend World Transplant Conference at Moscone Convention Center West--which is the next building over! The room was clean and spacious. Bathroom simple but clean with everything functioning. Excellent internet throughout hotel--room and common areas (included if a member). Lovely patio on the sixth floor shielded from the wind. Check-in and check-out were smooth. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being an Ambassador Gold member I was given the 26th floor and a lovely room with floor to ceiling windows when I stayed here for 5 nights. The highlights of my stay were: - Fantastic bathroom. Wallpaper in the bathroom? Sliding door! Loved it. - The view from the room. - The staff: Everyone made me feel at home. Concierge... More

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Clearwater, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I rarely give five stars, but this place really knocked my socks off! From the valet to the doorman to the front desk clerk, Siamak, and the rooms manager, Kyle, to the staff in the intercontinental club, we were treated like royalty throughout our stay. The concierge gave us helpful tips about places to visit - all within comfortable walking... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel falls short of Intercontinental standards on a number of fundamental fronts: service in general is average and at times, particularly in the bar, very poor with no staff present. The public areas are shabby, not well maintained and dirty in places. The pool area/spa is not clean grime around the surface of the spa and cloudy pool water.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My preferred hotel in SF when on business - comfortable clean rooms for a peaceful nite's sleep and good restaurant / fitness facilities - reliable establishment. Location is convenient for both business and leisure. Internet access could be cheaper..

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Yuba City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel, just not in a good location, not much shopping near or places to eat close by. Rooms are really nice and clean...all glass windows really neat. I wouldn't stay here again just because of the location

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed over for few nights. It is clean and quite modern. Bed are comfortable and is located in a quite neighbourhood. The Hotel staff is very kind and friendly. For shopping lovers, it is also very close to Market. I would recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a quick 3 night stay in August last year and I was very happy with my overall stay. The rooms are very nice and spacious and the service was good. Concierge helped us to organize a few restaurant reservations which was good since we had no idea about where to go. Didnt spend too much time in... More

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  • Union square(44)
  • Very nice(23)
  • Club lounge(19)
  • Moscone center(14)
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  • Cable car(11)
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Additional Information about InterContinental San Francisco

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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#7 Spa Hotel in San Francisco #16 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco #17 Business Hotel in San Francisco #33 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #39 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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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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