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Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco)

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   50 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is more suited for the Civic Centre, and is quite a walk from the main attractions of downtown San Francisco, and a taxi ride or car journey to places like Fisherman's Wharf. The hotel is very modern, big grand lobby and nice fresh rooms. Free WiFi also available in rooms.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at this hotel for a business trip. The hotel has had some renovations done, but there still is some work left to do on it: Pros: -Location to public transit is awesome. There is a BART/MUNI/Bus stop at the corner of the block. -Rooms were fairly clean* (see con about bathroom) -Withstood the 6.1 earthquake that happened... More

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Washington DC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here because I waited too late and couldn't get a reasonably priced hotel around the convention center, which is where I wanted to stay. That being said, it was actually an easy 10/15 minute walk to the Moscone Center. Couldn't be easier to get here from the airport, as the hotel is adjacent to the Civic Center BART... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Many of our guests are in town for events at the Moscone Center and we frequently hear that our location is the reason for their stay. Now that BART goes directly to SFO, conventioneers do not even need to rent a car. Please consider us again for your next visit... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delayed review as we went to cruise Alaska after staying 6 nights here while seeing the city. Stayed 2-8th Aug but booked last November,then looked at hotel reviews and thought we had made a big mistake. The reason for the title is simply that there are,as many have said previously,that the area has many "homeless,hapless,lost souls"but it is very unfair... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We’re glad to hear that you found our hotel clean and comfortable. Being in the heart of a highly-populated urban city, we are located in a diverse community. The neighborhood is undergoing a major transformation and we hope to welcome you again for your next visit to San Francisco. Warm... More

Baltimore, MD
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While situated close to a Muni station, this hotel's location is otherwise completely awkward and definitely not a place you would want to take a casual stroll around at night. The rooms were perfectly average and comfortable enough, the one really cool thing being that there was a sliding glass door and a balcony. That being said, it all felt... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We're sorry to hear that it was not to your liking. Being in the heart of a highly-populated urban city, we are located in a diverse community. The neighborhood is undergoing a major transformation and we hope to welcome you again for your next visit to San Francisco. Warm regards,... More

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this review from our room at the hotel, on the final evening of our three night stay. We have had a wonderful time and would certainly return. I was a little uneasy about the location. It is true that there are some homeless people on Mission and Market, but we never felt in the least bit threatened... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Wow! Thank you VERY much for the glowing review. We will make sure to let Zach know that you mentioned him. Our team strives to make our hotel as comfortable and welcoming as possible. It’s nice to hear that our plan is working. It is our pleasure to serve you and we hope to welcome you again on your next... More

Irvine, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yup, a Holiday Inn for $312/nt plus parking at $42.18/day. And that my friends is a bargain here in San Francisco. The room is clean and has the basic necessities. A bar and restaurant at the lobby area helps but surroundings areas is a bit sketchy. I would not suggest walking around at night. Only issue I had was vending... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were unable to get bottled water from the vending machine. Please notify the front desk if/when that happens so that your money can be refunded and the machine can be serviced. We hope to welcome you the next time you visit San Francisco. Warm regards,... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, everything in this hotel, except a nice lobby and friendly front desk staff, was a complete and utter disappointment. The hotel is priced similar to downtown premier locations but in reality the location is just horrible – there are hundreds of homeless people all around, there are no restaurants, and it is simply unsafe to be around. The rooms... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re pleased to know that you found our front desk staff to be friendly. We’re sorry to hear that the hotel was not to your liking. There are many restaurants in the area so we’re sorry that fast food was the only thing you found. We hope you will give... More

Loves Park, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 4 nights in August. Hotel is less than a block from the BART/MUNI station and the 19 bus runs just outside. The rooms have plenty of outlets for charging, comfy beds, flat screen TV, coffee in the room, and a free newspaper every morning. Shower was also very good. There is a gift store downstairs that sells snacks... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased to hear that our location was convenient for your needs. Please consider us at your service the next time you visit San Francisco. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center San Francisco More

Ontario
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was fantastic in terms of access to transit to access all of the cities cool neighborhoods. The BART, MUNI metro and surface transportation are a block from the hotel. We stayed five nights and the hotel was very quiet, staff friendly, and the room cleaned quickly and efficiently every day. The rooms are not high end, but it... More

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HolidayInn_SFCC, Assistant to the General Manager at Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We’re glad to hear that your stay was quiet and comfortable and that our location was an asset. Our staff strives to maintain a clean, comfortable product with friendly, helpful service. It’s nice to hear when we succeed. We hope to have the chance to welcome you again on your... More

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Address: 50 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco) 3.5*
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The Holiday Inn Civic Center Hotel is a AAA 3 Diamond, full service hotel located in the San Francisco Performing Arts and Government District. Our hotel location is just steps from City Hall, Orpheum Theater, San Francisco s Opera and Ballet, Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum. Guests at the Holiday Inn Civic Center Hotel San Francisco will enjoy our complimentary Wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, free HBO, outdoor heated pool and sundeck, fitness center, and on site laundry facilities. Drinks and dining are available at the Jubilee Restaurant/Conversations Lounge. Major Credit Cards are required at check in. Indoor parking offered for $29 per day if driving in from either the San Francisco SFO or Oakland OAK airports or if traveling through the Bay Area and exploring the California Pacific Coast by car. Antique trolley cars provide convenient transportation to nearby Union Square, Chinatown, Moscone Convention Center, Fisherman s Wharf and Pier 39 attractions. Or catch the subway to the AT&T Ballpark, home to the San Francisco Giants baseball. With our 100% customer satisfaction, we look forward to welcoming you to the Holiday Inn Civic Center Hotel. We hope to be your home away from home each and every time you visit the San Francisco Bay Area. ... more   less 
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