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InterContinental San Francisco

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am a spire ambassador and until this stay have been completely satisfied with my Intercontinental experiences. Traveled from Washington D.C. to San Francisco with family of four to celebrate my 61st birthday and 30th wedding anniversary. I reserved a double and the Jr. Suite. At the time of the reservation I and again a few days making the reservation... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For $409 a night I would expect breakfast and Wi-Fi to be included so, yes, I think the hotel is expensive but that may be consistent across San Francisco. I stayed four nights in 2911 and the view is excellent. I thought the comfort of the bed was outstanding. Then, because I think it was expensive, I may start to... More 

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Thank Donald2002
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The location looked good on the map but the walk from the train station goes through not the nicest area of the city. Shopping opportunities can be found close by but it's quite far from most of the attractions in the city. The reception staff was polite and efficient and the spa was very nice. The swimming pool and gym... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and can sum up the experience by saying it was that of two halves or more precisely the experience of the first night versus the final two nights. The first night. After settling in to our beautiful corner view room and falling quickly to sleep after our 20 hour door to door journey from... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 5 days. We got access to the lounge which was great - surprisingly good range of breakfast foods, quality wines in the evening and excellent canapés. The room was large and well appointed but not unique in any way. The hotel is close to Union Square but 20min to fishermans wharf and the harbourfront.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I travel to the San Francisco/ Marin County area a lot on business. I had a bad experience at a name brand business hotel on my previous trip and was hoping to stay at a trusty hotel that would uphold it's brand and comfort level to guests. Intercontinental at 888 Howard lived up to and above it's name. I checked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably our fourth or fifth visit to the hotel but easily our best. Despite finding out that we were visiting at the same time as the Oracle World conference, which meant the hotel was full and we'd have to move room during our stay, we were treated superbly from start to finish. We received an unexpected upgrade on... More 

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wadefurman, Manager at InterContinental San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you for this fabulous review and for your loyalty. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your kind words to David and the Guest Relations team. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to San Francisco. Sincerely, Wade Furman Night Manager More 

Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, bright and very modern hotel. Great, well equipped and spacious gym with small swimming pool. Staff throughout the hotel always friendly and efficient. Easy access to main shopping areas, maximum 10 minute walk to Union Square WiFi worked well Comprehensive breakfast buffet with real wide range of fresh ingredients, expensive but on reflection reasonable value. My room was on... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what you would expect from a large chain hotel in a major city. Its just OK but there is nothing remarkable about the property or the rooms and it is in a bit of a dead zone in the city, albeit just a 5 to 10 min walk from more interesting areas. If there was 3.5 star I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel..the location could not be any better. We were super close to everything whether it was walking or driving. When taken to our rooms there was a running water sound coming from the bathroom. Did not think much of it, until we returned from our outing and it was still doing it. I contacted the front desk they immediately... More 

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
InterContinental San Francisco is the Bay Area s newest upscale hotel destination. The 32-story glass tower sparkles high above the city, standing sentry over the South of Market (SoMa) area. The smoke-free hotel is convenient to everything, including the Moscone Convention Center, Union Square, Chinatown and the Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround. ... more   less 

Additional Information about InterContinental San Francisco

Address: 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3011
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range: $192 - $776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — InterContinental San Francisco 4.5*
Number of rooms: 550
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Also Known As:
Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel San Francisco
San Francisco Intercontinental
Hotel Style:
#7 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#15 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#17 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#22 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#25 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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