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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a standard Holiday Inn, with decent helpful service. Car parking is extra and expensive, but easy to use. Views are nothing great. But very functional and conveniently located to everything. Worked well with us and the kids.

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice hotel, with a great location. However; watch out for thieves and DON'T leave your luggage in the trunk of your rental car while checking in for 10 minutes. The parking by the hotel is public and is not the hotels private parking, though it may seem so... and even though they have security, the thieves outsmarts... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted a good value, centrally located hotel when we arrived in San Francisco, and the Holiday Inn was a great choice. It was well placed for everything we wanted to do. The staff were excellent and couldn't seem to do enough to help us. Marvin, who was on Reception when we arrived, gave us a very cheery welcome to... More 

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Thank Mark S
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice, clean hotel. Rooms are well lit - service good and friendly. Could be a little bigger space wise but pretty comfy beds and nothing is too much trouble if you make a request. Free wi-fi, always good. In a very good area of San Fran and very well located.

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Thank Gronky
David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Can't go wrong with a comfy bed and free wi-fi is always a plus! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I sadly did not stay there. I was passing by that way, so decided to have a beer as it was hot and thirsty. I realised that it was an awesome place. I will surely make it a point to stay there during my next visit to SFO. I recommend to stay at this place as its only 10 min... More 

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Thank karthikeyan S
David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping by and grabbing a drink at our restaurant, we hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back! More 

Grove City, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My children and I stayed at this hotel for two nights. It was clean and comfortable. We found parking up the street because the hotel parking was nearly $50 a night. We were also somewhat disappointed with the very expensive snacks in the hotel lobby restaurant -- a couple of breakfast pastries, a yogurt, two juices and a coffee was... More 

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Thank Katrina Q
David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed the comfort of your room and we hope to welcome you back the next time you're in San Francisco! More 

Izmir, Turkey
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was clean and nice. The staff were very polite. But the rooms air conditioning system was old and had a terrible noise in the room. It was like we are on a flight. I hope they read the comment and make the rooms better for other customers.

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Thank izmirkarsiyaka
David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and I do hope you think of us the next time you're in San Francisco! Also, thank you for bringing to my attention the issue you experienced with the AC unit, I will forward this information to our Engineering Department. More 

Nutley, New Jersey
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not one to visit Holiday Inns very much, but I will say that this one is definitely better than expected. The room was small and the bathroom could use updating, but it was clean. The lobby had a singer and a great restaurant, which was nice to see. The price was absolutely out of control though - over... More 

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David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Our restaurant does offer great entertainment a couple of times during the week, which is a great way to unwind after a busy day! More 

Sydney
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We're an Australian couple in our late-20s. We were looking for reasonably priced comfortable accommodation and the Holiday Inn was a good start and end to our first US holiday. Location: As it was our first trip to the States, we did not want to stay too far from the main tourist attractions, yet staying amongst the tourist crowds did... More 

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David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your stay, I do hope we have the chance to welcome you back! More 

New York, New York
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62 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a very large but nice, clean and quiet hotel. Modern Amenities and mostly comfortable. Hotel is not located in the best of areas for visiting San Francisco and accessing the BART, but via other transport methods, its not impossible. Hotel lobby was quite busy and front desk staff did appear to be a bit overwhelmed and less... More 

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David K, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, I do hope you think of us the next time you're in San Francisco! More 

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

Address: 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $199 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 499
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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway Hotel San Francisco
San Francisco Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#77 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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