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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
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    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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Christchurch, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had booked at 2 bedroom for 4 nights over Christmas 2014. It was the start of a three week holiday around California. Arrived early after 12 hour flight expecting our room not to be ready but it was so was very excited. Very impressed with room was spacious and comfortable. our 7 year old & 9 Year old were... More 

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New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What is a very nice hotel, with mostly charming staff, was ruined when the Bellboy tried to con me into paying $150 to take their town car to Redwood City, because a taxi was going to cost me $180. Luckily, I didn't listen to him, and I took a taxi which cost $70.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the hotel while attending a conference. The staff were all excellent and helpful. The rooms were nice but small. My only issue were the washrooms with the barn doors that offer little privacy and the lack of water pressure in both the shower and sink. I realize that they are trying to conserve water but should... More 

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Flensburg, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for a conference, but finally managed to take my wife with me. We loved the comfort of the rooms and the convenience of the location for SF shopping, Chinatown. Fishermans Wharf is quite far away. Breakfast and bar are relatively expensive, when not included in room rate, but we went around the corner to a... More 

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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am quick to complain but quick to praise too. This hotel was lovely. The room was large clean and looked quite new too. The conceive which for me is an I Tehran part of the stay were very friendly and extremely knowledgable. Breakfast was delicious with a good selection other than not including a decent coffee within the buffet... More 

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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel if you need to stay near the Moscone conference centre. Hotel has a fantastic Restuarant an bar in it. Very friendly staff and hotel rooms are great. A bit of a drive to get to the fishermans wharf area.

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was fine, furnishings were a little tired - not like the photos. Bathroom and shower seemed newly refurbished which was lovely! Although I think overall we were expecting a little more for the money.... I usually stay on other side of town and for me this suits me better so I wouldn't stay here again. In addition we had... More 

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

Dear Beccy C, Thank you for sharing this review with us. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay with us and we would like to speak with you further regarding this matter. Please contact our Front Office Manager, Roxanne Bilodeau-Cupp, at roxanne.bilodeau-cupp@ihg.com at your earliest convenience. We look forward to speaking with you. Best Regards, Monica Dropkin... More 

Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel that is very centrally located. Union square is all of 5 mins away from here. The rooms are large and very clean. There is also a 24hr gym, its a standard hotel gym, not not like a real gym, but decent. Staff are also very friendly.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for a conference and everything was as described. I found the staff to be courteous, but overwhelmed by the amount of customers. The rooms were very nice and spacious. The pillows and blankets were all goose down. The front entrance of the hotel actually faces away from the convention center. The nearest Starbucks is about a 5 minute... More 

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Navarro, California, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been here many times and the more often I come the better the upgrades become. Most of the time I get a corner suite which offers two walls of floor to ceiling windows. Pretty dramatic. I took my Ma here once and she got vertigo from being in the room. I love the bed and the linen. Here... 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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Also Known As:
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#6 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#14 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#14 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#21 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#21 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#23 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco

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