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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here with my cousin. The room was clean and nice. It felt modern and comfortable. The hotel was quiet, specially considering that is in such a central part of town. Both the BART and Muni are 2 minutes away. But easy to walk to central paces in town. 10 min to Union Sq. 20min to ferry Building. 5... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights and found that his hotel offered good value at £150 per night, compared to £400+ per night in the Fishermans Wharf area. On the plus side, it is clean and well positioned, as there are plenty of buses which run from just up the street directly to Fishermans Wharf, they come every 9 mins and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Holiday Inn on our first stop on a two week California coast trip. The location was not bad but I am not sure it was great. The rooms were nice and the bed and pillows were super comfy. My husband and I both slept great on our three night stay. The check in... More 

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

I apologize for the delayed check in process as well as waiting for the elevator, I know how tiring it can be after a long day of traveling. But I am very happy to know that you enjoyed your time here, we hope to welcome you both back! More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast buffet good but dinners not. We were with a roadscholar intergenerational program and the kids liked the food buffet for dinner so have to think it was adequate for them . The outstanding help was Elaine who helped with uber. I had the app but hadn't used it. She was great and helped get us to our destination. This... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay! I am happy to know that Elaine was able to help you, everyone here wants to make sure you enjoy your time! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel itself is in a great part of the city easily accessible to all public transport and although it was very clean and comfortable, we found that the staff could have been friendlier. They didn't go out of there way to be helpful or pleasant.

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

The 47 and 49 bus lines pass right by our location and the California Cable Car line is right at the corner from our hotel! Getting around the city is easy and our Concierge Desk is great at helping our guests navigate this amazing city! More 

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

We went to San Francisco for a mini reunion with our cousins and also to see our son who has a Summer Internship there this Summer. The Hotel was lovely, but, too bad they don't include at least a continental breakfast for the guests, the Hotel is expensive enough to have at least included some breakfast items for free, but,... More 

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

There's also a Trader Joe's about 3 blocks away and a Walgreen's a block away from our location. Also, Polk St. has great restaurants to enjoy meals throughout the day! More 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed the weekend of July 4th. Upon checkin we noticed how nice the checkin area looked. We were given an upgraded room overlooking the city. It was so beautiful. The first night we heard no noise anywhere. The next couple of nights we could hear fireworks but that is probably normal for any city. The room was clean and... More 

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

I am so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your 4th of July weekend with us! I hope we have the opportunity of welcoming you all back! More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking was $40 per day, but most places in SF charge, so no way to get around it. A few blocks from cable car access, centrally located, rooms clean with fridge, but no microwave. Pool was outdoors and no hot tub. Fitness room small. Security patrolled parking garage consistently, so I felt safe. Lots of homeless people sitting on the... More 

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

The California Cable car line is actually located right on the corner from our hotel and is a great start to explore San Francisco! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to San Francisco. Was having a tough time figuring out which neighborhood to stay in. A friend recommended this place. It was a great option for us. Lots of good restaurants in the area, a block from the cable car which connects to many other lines. I am a Holiday Inn rewards member, but don't... More 

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

Whoever gave you the recommendation had excellent taste! We do our best to make sure all of our guests enjoy the time they spend with us! We hope to welcome you back. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you to the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway! 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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $201 - $509 (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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