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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holiday Inn Golden Gate has been in my life since 1987 (Piedmont & US Air) crew hotel. It was never a crew favorite but the location downtown was popular. I've seen this hotel through several major renovations and despite lobby appearances the service and accommodations are poor. The influx of travel groups and conventions make this a poor choice for...

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

I am sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your stay. Our staff does their very best to provide great customer service and do their best to ensure all guests enjoy their stay.

Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in and luggage arrival very efficient, room 702 overlooked air condition unit so avoid , room very nice ,not much of a view though. All normal toiletries and coffee maker in room very clean two very comfy double beds all staff nice and helpful we had no meals in apart from 2 burgers in the bar which were big...

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

Happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back!

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holiday Inn's reputation may provide the perception of outdated, old or not up to par. I was surprised. I was able to check in EARLY, get my wifi set up and go to work immediately! I HIGHLY recommend this if you are doing business in San Francisco. You are near restaurants and shops and you can walk to wherever...

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

I am very pleased we were able to accommodate you with an early check in, I know how much of a difference it makes when you're able to settle in once you arrive.

Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family flew from the east coast on April 12 and stayed two nights at this hotel. After relaxing for a bit, we noticed the area between the beds smelled of vomit. I went to the front desk and they sent someone up (no apologies, no offer of another room, etc.) to spray some sort of perfume. The room then...

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

I sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you faced during your stay. I am surprised to hear you weren't offered a different room since we do not want any of our guests to rest in discomfort, but I do understand the hassle of moving rooms especially when travelling with children. Unfortunately, our pool is still out of service but we are...

Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed two nights at this hotel on our 16 day trip around California, nice clean, modern, comfortable rooms, good location, the staff was very friendly, taxis was right outside the hotel and we used one to take us to Fishermans Wharf for $12 we did'nt eat at this hotel as we spent time down at Pier 39

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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 recent stay and I'm happy you enjoyed your two days staying with us!

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and cheerful, close to the main areas you want to visit. Clean and comfortable. Friendly staff. We stayed here for 2 nights, ate at toast, rode cable cars and went to fisherman's wharf and Alcatraz. Good price for a handy location. Double rooms are a steal.

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

I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your time visiting San Francisco and we hope to welcome you back!

Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Location. Very convenient. Service: we have a good experience. Because my Platinum Status at IHG Rewards, we receive 2 welcome drinks and an upgrade to a high floor suite with stunning views of the city.

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

Thank you for being an IHG Platinum Elite member! We do our very best to ensure our members are well taken care of! I do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back.

merseyside
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 7 staying for 6 days in April in various rooms. Having cancelled a booking at a different hotel we were all satisfied that we had made the right decision. The hotel is reasonably well located, allowing us to walk to the Union Square area in about 20 minutes, but we felt too far away from...

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

The views of San Francisco from the corner rooms are definitely amazing and I'm happy to hear you enjoyed them!

FWA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was delightfully surprised with the Holiday Inn SFO Golden Gateway Hotel. First of all, the ease and enjoyment I experienced getting to the hotel from the airport. I took BART to Embarcadero, then the Cable Car straight up California Street to Van Ness where it ends. Not only was this an enjoyable and scenic ride, but the hotel is...

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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 recent stay, it sounds like you had a wonderful experience wondering the neighborhood. There are plenty of delicious restaurants to try around our location.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were warmly greeted at the front desk by Baker. Every staff member we encountered was very friendly. No issues or complaints. The room was clean and the view was awesome! The bathroom was a bit small but not a big deal. My husband did eat at the breakfast buffet and thought it was expensive for the quality and selection...

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I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, it really makes a difference when everyone you come in contact with makes you feel welcomed! We hope to welcome you back!

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 94109-4606
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Nob Hill
Price Range: $262 - $530 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“East facing as high up as possible”
CaravannersDandK, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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