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InterContinental San Francisco

4.5 of 5 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Placerville, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the InterContinental and were very pleased with the quality of the rooms, the great views, and the price. My wife had watched specials come and go and found the deal for us and our four grown kids to the best at this hotel. And the location is fantastic for walking and other forms of transport. It's... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed at several Intercontinental properties while on business in big cities around the globe and I can say the Intercontinental San Francisco did not live up to the standards of most of the other ones. Lobby did not have a wow factor that other properties do but the place I was least impressed was my room. Got a king... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at IC San Francisco multiple times and it's consistently great. Pluses: Quiet rooms Doors don't "click" closed waking up the entire hallway Heating/AC fans can stay on if you want 'white noise' Blinds close fully Everything is clean, white sheets, etc. good wifi no street noise all in a well-built, stylish setting good location--for the Mascone Center, but... More 

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear ro l, Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to share this great feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Only stayed here for one night but this is a very nice hotel. The room was very spacious (especially in comparison with the Hilton where I stayed last time) and immaculately clean. Bathroom was also large and included a set of scales which was a pleasant surprise. Front desk very friendly and efficient. Didn’t use the gym or any other... More 

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear cussmuppet, Thank you very much for staying with us and sharing this great review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

Nashville
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone was sooooooo nice and helpful!!!! The bar was always lively and fun. We were there for New Year's week. Even the man in the gift shop was awesome. And his prices were very reasonable. We had a great view. You can get amazing trips/ tours right in the lobby. Oh also the mall is only about 3 blocks away.

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Travelgirls J, Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to share this fabulous review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

Arkansas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I waffled between this hotel and another nearby and decided to spend a little more and stay here. Really glad I did. The concierges are incredibly nice and the bar offers flights of grappa, if that's your thing. There seemed to be a lot of business people here, so the atmosphere was very pleasant. Fantastic view on the top floor.

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear shoesArkansas, We thank you for staying with us and sharing this lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

Vienna, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in this hotel in SF. Great location, right next to Moscone West. Rooms are tasteful and very large. Nice modern bathrooms and showers that have actual water pressure. Service is very good and understated -- very professional staff. Bar is great, fantastic selection and Room Service Food very fast. Definitely will stay again.

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear George P, Thank you for staying with us and sharing this great feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

San Jose, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel. Stayed here for an event. Space was beautiful. Staff were all very accommodating. Very comfortable stay. The area around the hotel isn't great but they do a good job keep the area outside the hotel clean. The bar in the lobby is a great place to grab a drink and people watch.

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear whoneedsajob, Thank you very much for staying with us and sharing this review with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed just the one night on a work stop-over. I have stayed in many Intercontinental Hotels worldwide over the years, and this one lives up to expectations - just a shame it is in the wrong location (spoken as a business tourist!). A bit of a trek towards the usual tourist areas.... The corner room, on a high floor, had... More 

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Mach N, Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to share this feedback. Please consider us if your travel plans bring you back to San Francisco area. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is great, the rooms are clean, especially if it is a high room then you get a great view of San Francisco, the food is also great. The downside of the hotel is it's location which is not that good unless you have something at the moscone center, also you have to pay extra for breakfast, which is... More 

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Allen H, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Murad O, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share your review. Please consider us if your travel plans bring you back to San Francisco area. Best Regards, Allen Ham Guest Relations Manager 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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#20 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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