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Holiday Inn Civic Center (San Francisco)

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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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75 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really dicey neighborhood. Had to thread our way through many homeless people to walk 1 block to dinner. Restaurant owner cautioned us about walking just 2 blocks further. Fine if you're going to the civic center but nothing tourist-y around it otherwise. Benny at the front desk was an outright pain. As a Platinum Elite member, I have never had... More 

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just got back from a trip and had the pleasure of staying at this hotel after pricing out several different hotels on Priceline and found it to be a great stay. Since I didn't rent a car, I taxi'ed around San Francisco and it was easy to get a taxi from the hotel....., all you had to do 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 very much for taking the time to write such a thorough review. We are thrilled to know that our central location was convenient for your needs. Many of our guests agree with you that our Civic Center placement makes it easy to get to almost everywhere they want to go and there’s no need to rent a car.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here in October 2014 with my girlfriend and kinda knew what to expect as I'd been to the city before. The hotel is in a great location transport wise, located just off of Market St by a CALTRAIN station and not far from a street car stop. Let me get the bad bits out the way first. As... 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 of our hotel. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and found our staff to be friendly. We’re glad to know that our team took good care of you. We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm... More 

reno, nevada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the future, I would find another alternative. (Our favorite was full.) Access to the location next to Market Street was particularly difficult as Market was closed to vehicle traffic. Market Street is NOT pleasant--lots of homeless (although we had no problems, the smell is pungent). The room was fine and the staff was OK enough. Poor but expensive breakfast.... 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 constantly looking for ways to improve our offerings and our guests’ experiences so your feedback is appreciated. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center More 

Perth
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is solid. The staff are very friendly, and it's close to the Civic Centre BART station - if you want to take the train from SFO. The room was clean, and the bed was comfy. The one drawback was the construction noise from a nearby construction project - it was very loud during the day, and you could... 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 good stay. We are currently replacing our windows with triple pane glass that will reduce the City noise in our rooms. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again when your travels next bring you to San Francisco. Warm regards,... More 

Palos Park, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really cannot complain about the hotel or the service. The room was clean and adequate and the front desk was pleasant & helpful. However, I will never stay there again due to the seedy surrounding neighborhood. The Civic Center area is close to the theatre & opera, but it is also unfortunately very close to the "Tenderloin" section of... 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 to know that our team provided excellent service while you were here. Our neighborhood is the midst of some rapid changes. There are organizations in the neighborhood working to address the challenges these changes bring. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center More 

Stanford
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is what you'd expect from a holiday inn -- clean and straightforward -- but the staff was great, especially Steven at the front desk, who remember my name, joined our two back-to-back reservations so we could stay in one room, set me up in an ADA room (definitely non-trivial, as any other travel with medical needs will know!).

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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 all five stars! We’re pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that Steven took good care of you. We will be sure to let him know that his efforts were appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm regards,... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing to dislike about the Holiday Inn Civic Centre - nor is there anything in particular to write home about. It is a clean, comfortable property in a central part of the city. The area can lean towards "dicey" at the best of times - but the local area has always been like that. The Holiday Inn is... 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 of our hotel. We’re pleased to know that our location was convenient for your needs and our proximity to public transit options was appreciated. We are also glad that you were comfortable during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm regards,... More 

Paris
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is clean and modern rooms with $16 airport fee to SFO. Hotel is located right next to a BART station (5 min walk). Room had a balcony but it seems as they took out old sliding/window door and changed it with fixed 2 large windows in its place. It would be nice to use that balcony and get some... 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 of our hotel. We’re glad to know that you enjoyed your stay. We are sorry for the inconvenience that the washer was out of service when you were here. We hope to welcome you again when you next visit San Francisco. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center More 

Nuevo, CA
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at check in were very friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the hotel is rather old and the rooms are in need of repair. In our room the toilet seat was very loose, the faucet dripped, and the door was warped so bad it would stick shut and then scrape the tile when trying to open it. Additionally the exterior... 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 feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We value your comments and welcome the opportunity to serve you again. Warm regards, Holiday Inn Civic Center More 

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