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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of four stayed here for 3 nights. I toyed between average and very good and landed on average comparing what we got to cost. I would return and felt it was a comfortable hotel but average based on cost (perhaps though that is the market). The parking is excellent if you have a car - $40 for secure... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked this hotel for my family because of price point, convenient location to trolley, and room views. The trolley is right outside the door. Very awesome. Buy a city pass if you plan to ride it a lot and plan to do other attractions. The price seems okay, SF is darn expensive. I do not know about room view... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, I will be honest, I didn't have high expectations of Holiday Inns to begin with, so I'm glad to say I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Located in downtown San Francisco near Grace Cathedral, the rooms were clean and if you get a corner room the views are magnificent! The decor is modern, with LG televisions (good quality... More 

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Orange, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location that's fairly central to walk through and around the city. Took a stroll down to JapanTown one night, then over to Lombard Street, Fisherman's Wharf, etc the next day. Close to lots of good eats on Polk St.

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Williamsport, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is not cheap, but is a lovely property in a great location. Staff is friendly and helpful. Room was just fine. Nice restaurant and coffee shop in the lobby. About 30 minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf. Taxi outside when you want one. Much better than a standard Holiday Inn.

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

We all work very hard to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible and I am happy to hear our staff was able to provide helpful service! More 

Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First timers in San Fransisco and this hotel was perfect location, more by luck than judgment! There are soooo many hotels in SF its difficult to know where to stay - but this hotel was within walking distance of all that we wanted to see/do. The overly touristy Fishermans Wharf is a 15 min walk, downhill on the way there... More 

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

Looks like you chose the perfect location on your first trip to San Francisco, and I hope it will not be your last! We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

mk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good location, just a corner from the cable car to the ferry building and other key parts of SF. Generally friendly staff apart from a concierge who preferred her mobile phone to helping visitors. Breakfast is expensive...why they do this I don't know, surely a more competitively priced breakfast would encourage more people to eat in? Anyway they provide a... More 

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

Polk St. has a lot of restaurants our guests enjoy visiting and getting around San Francisco is easy! I will pass on your comment about our Concierge Desk to the Concierge Manager as it is essential that our guests come first! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I don't usually expect much from a holiday inn but this one took me by surprise. The room was very nice; clean & comfy. The concierge was extremely helpful in my queries about the surrounding area and getting around. It is in a prime location that is close to the harbour by tram and bus. Room was cleaned well each... More 

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

I love hearing when we exceed ones expectations! I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again! More 

manchester UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, easy to walk to Fisherman's Wharf or take a bus from outside. When you arrive the hotel is calm and welcoming. Benefitted from a great pool, gym and guest laundry room ( a very welcome treat when you're travelling!) The reception provided us with great information and maps of the local area highlighting restaurants etc.

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

We truly do our best to make sure all of our guests are taken care of and they enjoy their time in San Francisco! More 

Bad Toelz, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a hotel which was located at a cable car station, offered parking for oversized SUV, and located geographically in the middle to most attractions. We found this Holiday Inn and it served great. Cable car and bus within a block. Great little restaurants and bakery round the corner, mainly visited by locals. Hotel rooms were spacious... More 

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

I am glad to hear we were able to accommodate your criteria in order for you to enjoy your time in San Francisco! I hope we see you again! 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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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 94109-4606
Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $178 - $473 (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
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#77 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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