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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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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights, booked each night separately. The front staff kindly combined them when I checked in, but might forgot canceling the duplication although he promised. So, I was billed both, two nights stay and another one night stay on the same day. I tried to contact this hotel regarding this issue via email since I am based in oversea,... More

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68 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy enough to drive to, they had garage parking. It was expensive at 40 dollars per day. The man on reception was pleasant and helpful. It was simple to get the street car or bart near by and Union square a short walk away. Homeless people everywhere at night is not what you want when you have a camera around... 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 know that our location was convenient for your needs. Parking in San Francisco is an additional expense as with most major cities with high-demand and limited real estate. As such, we aim to provide great value with our parking facilities including a secured, enclosed lot with 24... More

Roseville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a military homecoming/Giants game outing, which was a 2 day event. At the last minute, I wanted to get another room. The staff was very helpful, got me the best price for both rooms, & were very professional. The rooms are standard but were clean. We stayed on the 10th floor facing all the construction, unfortunately.... 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 you were p leased with your rooms and the rate while you stayed with us to go to a Giants game. We are sorry to hear that there was noise that didn't allow for you to rest. We do our best to ensure guests are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is a half a block away from the public transportation system (Bart, muni) underground, bus, and street cars. Also a good walk to many shops and restaurants. Though there are quiet a number if homeless around the area, it is still as long as you don't bother them, they won't bother you, as anywhere in the SFO area... 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 and for the five stars! We are happy your enjoyed our location and took advantage of it during your visit! Thank you so much for choosing the Holiday Inn Civic Center and we hope to welcome you again for your next visit to San Francisco. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic... More

Perth, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first impression of the Holiday Inn was not super- no wheelchair ramp, no easy way for us to get our luggage in and no porter at all out front. In fact, at 1300h when we arrived, no one at all helped us with all our bags. However, the friendly, courteous and efficient service at the front desk made up... 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 know that our rooms, amenities and helpful staff met the needs of your business trip to San Francisco. Thank you also for expressing your concerns. Being in the heart of a highly-populated urban city, we are located in a diverse community. As safety is always a first... More

Milano
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a week in this Hotel. Close to the worst Market's zone, but enough safe, at least during the day. Lots of homeless browzing around, walking up and down, close to the hotel, or sleep on the sidewalk. Nevertheless, isnt the worst zone to be at SF. 15 minutes from downtown Union Square. WI-FI work in the room. A... 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. The transformation and growth in the Mid-Market area has brought an increased presence of SF agencies to deal with homeless issues both here and throughout the City. Unfortunately, these issues are prevalent and visible throughout the city. Thank you so much for choosing the Holiday Inn Civic Center and we... More

Sao Paulo, SP
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23 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a Holiday Inn which means large rooms, confortable bed, amenities in the room and bathroom and a good service from the staff. The towels were brand new and soft, everything very clean and confortable. They have a continental breakfast for a fair price with many options of fruits, breads, cereal, cakes, to name some. You get free wifi in... 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 happy your enjoyed our amenities and excellent service from our committed staff. We’re also glad to know that the offerings for breakfast were to your liking. The transformation and growth in the Mid-Market area has brought an increased presence of SF agencies to deal with homeless issues both... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in early June 2014. Rooms are clean but not 5 star quality. The air conditioning is a floor unit which is very noisy when it is on. There is also very little to do around this area. However if you are driving, there is a secured car park within the hotel which is very convenient. Since this area... 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 choosing the Holiday Inn Civic Center for your stay in San Francisco. Currently rated as a 3 star hotel we pride ourselves in exceeding our guests’ expectations of quality by providing a great and modern hotel, in a central San Francisco location, at a very competitive price. We are within walking distance of museums, music venues, and... More

Chandler, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree with other travelers about the neighborhood. It's pretty sketchy around the hotel, but the location is central to everything you need to do or see in San Francisco. The staff is great and the facilities themselves are clean. I had a nice room on the top floor and spend some time in the restaurant and the food was... 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 happy you enjoyed our location and took advantage of it for your sightseeing! Our staff strives to maintain a beautiful building while also concentrating on service to our guests. It’s nice to hear when we have succeeded. Thank you so much for choosing the Holiday Inn Civic Center... More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
30 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would give this hotel a lower rating if I judged it on 'area' but for 'location' and the hotel itself it was ideal. The hotel is very close to the Bart and only a 10 minute walk to Powell so is easy to access everywhere in the city but without the price hike you get from the small boutique... 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 happy your enjoyed our location and took advantage of the nearby shopping and local attractions! We are very glad that you were able to enjoy our hospitality. Thank you so much for choosing Holiday Inn; we hope to welcome you again on your next visit to San Francisco!... More

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Address: 50 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco) 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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