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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Shepparton, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A large hotel with a wide range of services it is situated close to public transport that can take you to all the major attractions downtown. Rooms are comfortable and there is a pleasant bar downstairs that serves a variety of snacks as well as a restaurant. Good value for money.

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Los Angeles, California
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I booked this hotel through Priceline Express Deals for a business trip. When I arrived and went to check-in, the woman at the counter informed me that they didn't have any rooms available because of a flight delay. When I showed her that my room was prepaid, she told me flight crew had taken all the rooms and treated me...

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Edinburgh
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This hotel is ideally situated for people (like us) who enjoy walking - Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Lombard street and Chinatown are all within reasonable walking distance. On one fine day we even walked all the way up and over the Golden Gate Bridge. The room was great - we were on the 11th floor, it was clean and the...

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West Chester, OH
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Overall our family of four enjoyed an excellent Monday to Monday weeklong stay at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway (HIGG) in March. I was initially skeptical as this choice was secondary after my wife and I were unable to agree on an AirBnB. We have had some great stays in AirBnb in other cities and my wife tends to like...

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good rooms with nice view. Location also convenient. Service you can't expect in US as per Asian hotels but rooms are comfortable and also breakfast is nice. There tourist spots near by hotel which can be explored walk away.

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

Exploring San Francisco from our location is easy and our Concierge is great at helping our guests plan fun activities!

Albuquerque
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a corner room on the 16th floor. The wonderful view to the North extended up Van Ness to the Bay, with Alcatraz at about one o’clock. The room was clean and the king bed comfortable, but then … Was the room was designed for women only? The toilet seat would not stay up on its own; a...

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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 tell us about your stay, all of the information you provided will help us make this place that much better!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not fancy but very nice. Clean. Nice sized rooms and comfortable beds and linens. Fabulous location w great great small restaurants around the corner on Post street. Great free internet, coffee in room, beautiful views an quiet on the higher floors.

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

You can't go wrong strolling along Polk Street to find some grub!

Altoona
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent two nights on the 25th floor what a view.The employees were all very nice the elevators were fast never had to wait long for them.the whole one wall was all window with a desk and chairs to look out the hotel was very clean would stay here again The beds and pillows were greatly.

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

We can't wait to welcome you back!

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good location with comfortable room. All amenities available. The breakfast is one of the best we have had during our visit to the USA. Free wifi is available. Lovely views from 22nd floor where we staid. Fully recommend.

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

So happy you enjoyed the beautiful view of San Francisco from our hotel!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located near many sights. We had a great view on the 23rd floor. The cafe in the hotel was very expensive--$6 for a yogurt that is $1 at the grocery store. There is a Whole Foods right around the corner. We enjoyed the Batter Bakery around the Corner, as well. It's about a 30-minute walk to Fisherman's...

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay and I'm glad to see you enjoyed your time in San Francisco. The pool is closed for renovation and we're hoping to have it running again soon!

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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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $252 - $512 (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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San Francisco Holiday Inn
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#77 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a higher floor. Our room was relatively quiet.”
  • Overall room was clean however: before of dirty bathroom light switch
  • After I used one of my Clorox disinfecting wipes
FlyTiger, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The corner room, high up, had a great view, and was beyond the traffic noise of Van Ness.”
TerribleIvan, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Van Ness facing rooms would have the best views.”
Bliss_Blister, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Corner rooms have amazing views”
113jamieh, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter. Many elevators to access rooms so, you aren't waiting in long lines.”
preevine, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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