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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Baltimore, MD
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Irvine, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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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Loves Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Ontario
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

Tipperary, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the Mission, close to Union Square and many other sights and amenites, the Holiday Inn Civic Centre delivers a friendly and welcoming stay. While the area wouldn't be described as swanky, it's close to lots of sights for tourists, restaurants and parks. It was immaculately clean, and well-maintained with all the facilities a guest could want. Staff were... 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 very much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased to hear that our hotel suited your needs and that you enjoyed your stay. Our staff strives to make our guests’ stays with us a pleasure so it’s nice to hear when we have succeeded. The fact that we delivered “over and above” your expectations... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here one night in March. As a platinum member, I was greeted warmly and expediently by the staff. And that’s where the positives end. This hotel has seen better days. My upgraded room looked and felt like it belonged in the 1970s. Things were old, paint was chipping, and the whole place exuded a retro feel (but not... 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 sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that our hotel did not live up to your expectations. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. While we understand that your stay was less than satisfactory, we are continuously working to improve our hotel. We hope that you would give us... More

TriviaFanatics
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed here as my wife was working at the nearby Federal Building. The location was good only for that reason. If I was just visiting San Francisco I would look for someplace in downtown or near Fisherman's Wharf. We heard a lot of complaints about the neighborhood and there were a lot of homeless people around, but we... 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 very much for taking the time to review our hotel. Our central location is a big plus for guests who need to be near the Federal Building and the SF City Offices. We are pleased to hear that our hotel suited your needs and that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you... More

New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got off to a great start... very clean, tidy, spacious hotel. great breakfast and very nice staff working in the breakfast lounge also extra towels brought immediately after we requested! Then we got into a elevator with a very un-pleasent homeless man who appeared to be high on drugs hiding in in! This hotel has a long lobby i... More

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

We’re pleased you took the time to review our hotel. Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your stay with us. We are sorry to that your stay at our hotel did not live up to your expectations. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. While we understand that your stay was less than satisfactory, we are continuously... 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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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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