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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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel is situated next to the tram stop going to Nobb hill. This gives plenty opertunity to access other tourist areas. China town is on the route and worth a visit. A bus can be taken to the wharf from a stop just outside the hotel. The hotel was ideal for a short stop. There are plenty of places... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been to many Holiday Inn's before and this one was ok. Of course it's in a huge city, so you have to expect high rates, smaller rooms & expensive parking. The rooms seem renovated which was nice and the location was good (at the beginning of one the cable car lines). The views weren't great either. And the pool... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a bus stop with some beds. Awful, awful. we moved to another hotel after 15 minutes of checking in. The staff at the front desk were rude; the room had trash in the can and the bathroom wasn't cleaned even close to acceptable. The hotel has no décor...just a huge cavernous institutional type place. Probably good for kids... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my family at the end of June for our first time in San Francisco. Baker at check in was a complete credit to the hotel and was probably the nicest hotel employee we came across our whole trip. We had booked one room for the four of us but due to husbands snoring we paid extra... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had two nights in a corner room mid august the Wiew to the bay is fantastic room was not large but big enough electric blinds are great restraunt area and breakfast very good and clean shops eating houses close by you cannot go wrong staying here cable car at your door step enjoy

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

I love to hear when potential guests cannot go wrong by staying with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your positive thoughts on our views, electric blinds, and great restaurant. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here late June and received excellent attention from the manager and his staff in all areas. The refurbished reception and restaurant opened during our stay. This new area really uplifted the overall appreciation and perception of this hotel. The décor was well done. Our room was well appointed and good view. This hotel is well placed for transportation... More

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

We are just as excited about the refurbished restaurant, lobby, fitness center, and guest rooms. You’re right, it made a huge difference! Thank you for your visit. Please come back again. More

Gibraltar
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here whilst travelling from east to west coast of USA. This was our last hotel and it was a very enjoyable experience. Hotel is perfectly place for catching the trams that will take you into the centre and one of the stops is right outside an excellent Chinese Restuarant in China Town. Room was perfect, hotel staff were extremely... More

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

I can’t wait to share these comments with Roger. He’s a great asset to our hotel. We’ll keep striving until our entire staff is as good as him. Thank you. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was smooth with no problems even though it was 2am when we did so. The room was spacious clean and well equipped with a fridge, coffee machine, iron and ironing board. The beds were extremely comfy with a choice of pillows. We did not use the bar or cafe other than to get a hot drink in the... More

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

It sounds like everything worked out well for you. I especially like the description of your easy registration, in-room amenities, comfy bed. Your business is most appreciated. More

Hockley, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was ideal for catching an iconic cable car down to the town centre. The hotel itself was extremely comfortable, we had a good sized bedroom with all the usual amenities. I would recommend this hotel.

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

Thank you for your recommendation. Not only is the cable car iconic, but the stop next to the hotel has the shortest line in the city! Please come back again. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent 4 nights in the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway I would recommend to anyone looking for a reasonable priced hotel in a good location to visit all the sights of San Francisco. Rooms were a good size, clean and, if you book a room on the higher floors, had great views. The staff on the whole were very friendly... More

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

This hotel is indeed ideally situated between all of the major attractions in the city. I don’t believe this area to be unsafe. In fact, some of the best neighborhoods are minutes from the hotel. Our urban setting does have colorful characters just like you described. Thank you for the review. More

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Address: 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway 3*
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