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InterContinental San Francisco

4.5 of 5 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2011

I stayed at the InterContinental San Francisco for 6 nights in April 2011. If you decide to take an airport shuttle from SFO the InterContinental is certainly one of the first hotels the shuttle will stop due to its location close to the highway from the airport. My first impressions were ok. The entrance is not very impressive, simple but... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

We traveled to SF for a business mtg and stayed at the Intercontinental next to the conference center. I called ahead to book at car service with a child car seat to pick us up from the airport and it was handled by the concierge. The towncar arrived without the car seat for my 18 MO daughter. The intercontinental refunded... More

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jengchi, Hotel Representative at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

We sincerely regret any inconvenience that not having the car seat caused you. Although the request was made by the Hotel, it was not delivered upon by our car service. I have reviewed your feedback in detail with them to make sure that this does not happen again in the future. We also apologize for the crib not being in... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

Nice hotel, clean, good service. However, the rooms were a little small. Breakfast is very good but quite expensive for the price. I recommend to go to Mel's drive in with very good breakfast much cheaper.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

The room was very stylishly presented. The views were amazing (from the 29th floor). The staff were helpful although perhaps overworked. The in room dining experience was the best I've had anywhere including in many restaurants.

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jengchi, Hotel Representative at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful remarks regarding our in-room dining options. Our room service staff takes great pride in providing memorable experiences to our guests and will surely be delighted when they see this comment. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

As we joined Ambassador membership, our room was upgraded to one-bedroom suite from a junior suite, which is located on 32nd floor with a gourgeous city view. We enjoyed using the hotel amenities such as a bar, restaurant, room service, club lounge and fitness center. The most hotel staffs, especially bar staffs and housekeeper were very friendly and we felt... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

From the moment of arrival, the staff makes you feel so welcome. The room was beautiful and immaculate. The amenities are upscale and plentiful. The location was convenient and within walking distance to many desired areas. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to San Francisco!

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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

From the sublime to the ridiculous -I had had a tiny room in a hotel in NYC and flew to San Francisco where, at the Intercontinental, I had a barn of a room and a great shower room - but it really was something of a waste of space for one person. Clean with comfortable bed and nice linen and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

This is a relatively new hotel and very modern. The rooms are a little on the smallish side but that is what you expect in San Fran. The bed was quite comfortable and easy to fall asleep. The location is a few blocks from the BART and there isn't a ton right around there but within a few blocks you... More

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

My brother got married on Easter day (April 23, 2011). My two children and I arrived on April 22, at 2:00 am; however, my mother in-law and her sister arrived on April 21. Upon arrival, I obtained 2 keys from the front desk as I didn't want to wake up my mother in-law. There was no one to help us... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2011

This is a great hotel to stay at. The rooms are clean, spacious and nicely decorated. The amenities such as the salt water pool and gym are well kept.

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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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