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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Nob Hill)
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Cleanliness
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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Thi hotel has a great location - you can go at any direction from here and find something interesting to observe. Also there is a big variety of restaraunts and cafe in different price range so everyone can find the option that fit for them. he staff was pretty friendly too. The room has a new equipment and was pretty... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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38 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You probably are familiar with the Holiday Inn chain if you've done any traveling in the U.S. Their San Francisco "Golden Gateway" hotel is definitely above average in terms of Holiday Inn's that I've stayed at. The rooms are standard, but clean and actually spacious (gasp). I found the hotel to be crowded when I was there (when is SF... More

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Perth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had 1 night stay here. great location with plenty of eateries around the area. had some fantastic thai around the corner. room was very small, parking was expensive but I understand it was in the middle of san fran. staff were courteous and welcoming. would stay again for the right price.

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

You make a good point about the price. Although the location might be perfect and the staff courteous, it still takes a good deal to seal the deal. Thank you for giving us a chance. More

Cornwall, UK.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel in May 2013, the hotel was clean but basic, but was in a good location with the cable cars right outside to hop on, and also a bus stop. It is a short walk down the hill to china town and fishermans wharf. The rooms were clean but they need to put in new windows... More

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about the location, room cleanliness, and windows. I hope the price meets your needs again in the future so that we may welcome you back again. More

London, England
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in April. I have stayed in better Holiday Inn's and was slightly disappointed with the services provided (or not). The decor is very dated and needs updating. Hotel staff were polite and friendly which is always a good thing. The only saving grace about the location of the hotel is the cable car on... More

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

It sounds like you enjoyed the polite staff, clean rooms, lovely views, and nearby cable car. Hopefully you will join us again in the near future as we open our new restaurant, bar, and lobby. Thank you. More

Johns Creek, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, clean and fresh room. Got a room for 170 which is great for the area. Nothing to complain about at all in the location. Public transport, restaurants and a great walk are all closed by.Very pleasantly surprised. Hotel was crowded but that is a reflection of the value I believe

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Value is such an important element of a rewarding stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on our clean and fresh rooms. The staff is working hard for just this kind of review. More

Lorton, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is undergoing renovation and I must have been in one of the renovated rooms. The room was nice, had a great view of the San Francisco skyline and was centrally located near a bunch of restaurant choices. Not to far to the wharf or golden gate park. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

It’s so rewarding on our end to hear that the staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you for mentioning the great location for restaurants and sightseeing. More

santa fe, nm
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Interlude Bar and Grill is undergoing a complete renovation. The staff has done a superb job converting a meeting room into a comfortable temporary location. And the food is just as good! I will, however, look forward to the reopening of the "new" Club Interlude later this year.

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing our efforts to make the temporary situation as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We are just as excited as you for the new restaurant, but it will also include a new media lounge and business center in the lobby. See you soon. More

Scotch Plains, NJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited San Francisco to attend a funeral and had to make last minute hotel accomodations. I looked at numerous sites and hotels, but nothing was either available or way too expensive. I came across the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. For the price $168 per night wasn't too bad, so I booked it for 2 nights. Upon check in,... More

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Now that’s an outstanding review. Thank you for mentioning so many great aspects of our hotel. From the ease of local transportation to the accommodations, it’s great to hear that you will return. Thanks again for mentioning the friendly and helpful staff! More

Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had to evacuate the hotel by the outer stairways, from the 23rd floor, because someone smoked in the hallway. Even after the fire department came and the building was determined to be safe for re-entry, the fire alarms continued to blare in the rooms of the 23rd floor for an additional 15 minutes. It took several complaints from our... More

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Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on our recent evacuation. Yes, some poor choices led to the smoke alarms going off. In this situation, elevators are designed to immediately return to the lobby and a few floors above and below the alarm are directed to evacuate. Only the Fire Department can reset the alarms the alarms and silence them. Although I... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

Also Known As:
Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway Hotel
Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway Hotel San Francisco
Holiday Inn San Francisco
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
San Francisco Holiday Inn
Address: 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#79 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#93 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Take a video tour.The Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco Golden Gateway is located in the center of San Francisco, just steps away from the historic California Cable Car turnaround. Located in lower Nob Hill, the Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco Golden Gateway is near all major attractions: Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf , a few blocks from Union Square and Chinatown, and the hotel is less than 10 minutes from Moscone Convention Center and a couple blocks north of City Hall/Civic Center. The 26-story, 499 room Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco Golden Gateway offers fantastic city and bay views. Our tastefully appointed guest rooms begin on the 6th floor of the hotel and all offer flat panel TVs and free wireless Internet access. Cafe' Marlette offers a daily buffet breakfast for quick and easy service, as well as a delicious a la carte menu. Interlude Bar & Grill is a casual bistro and sports bar, with pool tables, and large screen TVs. The Holiday Inn Hotel San Francisco Golden Gateway is the perfect location for business or pleasure in thecity by the bay. ... more   less 
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