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Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco)

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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I was really excited arriving to san francisco and everything went south when i arrived to the hotel. The registration process was really slow, the attendants on the front desk looked like they hated their job. Rooms where ok, we had room service and they took a day and a half to take the plates from the hall. Didn't get... More 

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bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Not very comfortable in terms of location, views etc. Very close to BART, but a little away from the main areas of San Francisco. Wi-fi, though covered in the rates, is fairly pathetic. Breakfast is good, but costs a whole lot, about 24$. I only chose it since it was close to my office on 9th Street. Market street is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From our room we got a nice view of the civic center plaza. It is walking distance to many restaurants and stores in the area. No need to drive or take taxi. The Chinese New Year parade passed right by the hotel.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After the first night at this place we were not impressed, 4 people booked into a room only 3 towels, small rooms for 4 people, security for the hotel was a concern at first and then We found out why, not a safe area to stay in. Security was excellent for the hotel..the location was dirty and smelly. Would not... More 

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Edinburgh, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having read previous reviews I was aware of the ''problem'' with the homeless people in this area but after 3 days in SFO I came to realise the homeless seem to be everywhere in the city, not just at this hotel area. With that in mind, I felt at times uncomfortable as we seem to have so much and they... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was planning a trip to San Francisco for a conference. A few weeks ago I was comparing hotel prices, and while I was going between screens to decide, my session on Holiday Inn timed out. I booked a different hotel. Fast forward to two days ago and I found in my junk mail an email that the room at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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 thrilled to hear that you noticed the new windows! We’re very excited about the project and very much believe it will make a difference in the city noise levels experienced by our guests. We look forward to getting to welcome you again when your travels next bring you... More 

Boulder City, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a really good hotel. My family of four stayed there about three weeks ago. The room was nice, the area was close to public transportation. We took the BART from SFO to the hotel with minimal confusion, The hotel food, and bar staff did a great job. The concierge staff was amazing! Great tips on food, public transportation... 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 our location was convenient and that you found the BART connection to be pretty easy. Each team member works very hard to provide excellent service, so it’s nice to hear about it when we succeed. We also appreciate the input about the sofa bed. We... More 

Lauderhill, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here for a three day business meeting. The hotel itself is really comfortable...bed was lovely, bath well stocked, though the toilet was very low (I just had a hip replacement) and no grab bars to assist getting up and down. The only amenity I missed was a mini-fridge. And you get a real news paper, the SF Chronicle,... 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 had a comfortable stay and that our location was convenient for your needs. We hope to welcome you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center More 

Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been my third tie in this hotel for the last 4 months. I was coming for business trips and was staying 1 week each time. Staff is very friendly! They started calling me by name just in a few days. The room is standard, big beds, fantastic view on the city. Very clean. Breakfast: buffet. Bacon, scrambled eggs, tea... 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 know that our location was convenient for your needs. We are also glad to know that our staff took good care of you. Each member of our team works very hard to provide excellent service so it’s nice to hear about it when we succeed. We... More 

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