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Bengaluru, India
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night and stay was average. The property is old and rooms are manageable. Bathroom/shower was very small. Located close to the airport, finding it initially was not easy. The lifts are not that clean and could be better.

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Berkley, Michigan
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81 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent one night here. We were flying out early the next morning and this hotel is located conveniently near the airport. It is very clean and check-in was quick. Ask for a top floor room. (We had very a noisy group above us.) There is a free shuttle service to the airport that runs 24 hours.... More 

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Massachusetts
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32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on both legs of a trip to Hawaii. Although the property is older, the room was quiet, the shuttle was convenient, the breakfast was free and well-stocked, and the staff was helpful and courteous. It was within walking distance of a top-rated taco truck and Houlihans, where we had dinner.

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Fredericton, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This HIE is one of the most charming locations I've been to (and I used to work in one!) The staff are super friendly, greet you in the hallway, and just make sure you have a great stay. Anytime we needed something, front desk was very knowledgeable and there was even a book with brochures and pamphlets for local attractions.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's start with what was bad. Upon check out, I was informed I was charged a bottle of water. I told the staff that I had not consumed it and I was very sure as I was the only person staying in the room. She mentioned she will check with house keeping and revert the charges if they found an... More 

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Camarillo, CA
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to find an inexpensive hotel for one night for work and when looking at all the hotels in the area of SFO I found this hotel. It is a newer hotel. clean and quiet. Front desk was very helpful. My room was large and comfortable and the desk large enough for me to work. The bed was very... More 

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Montgomery, New York
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel and staff were great. Free shuttle from the airport. Staff located my can after I left it on the shuttle. There is a McDonalds and an IHOP nearby. The breakfast in the common area is great with some hot foods. You are still far from from downtown SanFrancisco. It can take 45-90 minutes to get there depending on... More 

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Merced, California
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88 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here as part of a park/stay/fly deal. The hotel is fine, rooms clean and comfortable. There is a McDonald's next door and a decent sit-down restaurant/bar right across the street in The Best Western. There is also a regular Holiday Inn just up the street that has a restaurant on the premises (we know because we mistakenly stopped... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear lessalt, Thank you for choosing our hotel and for writing a review. It is good to read that we were able to meet your needs in terms of long-term parking. In addition, we are pleased that you regard our reception staff to be courteous. Although there was a slight delay with the airport shuttle service, we hope that you... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Negative star rating. The service here is absolutely horrible and the manager is non-responsive. I can not believe this place is associated with a Holiday Inn. I booked a 9 night stay here thru Hotels.com and paid ahead. 2 nights into my stay, I had a family emergency and had to return home. The ensuing frustration starts. The hotel desk... More 

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear phillipliu2016, We appreciate you going out of your way to bring up your concern to our attention. It is unsettling to learn that you encountered difficulties with your cancelled reservation and how our hotel staff handled the situation. Please know that these are not the standards of service we aim to deliver hence, we sent you a private message... More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made reservations for 5 rooms for my crew and I. Unfortunately, my plane broke and we could not make it. I called as soon as I knew, which happened to be 22 hours prior, 2 hours too late. The customer service was terrible. I was passed off to several people, the front desk was rude and the GM would... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport North is centrally located just one mile north of San Francisco International Airport and minutes from San Francisco's world famous attractions and financial district. Complimentary amenities with each night's stay include a free hot morning breakfast buffet, free San Francisco International Airport and BART station shuttle service, free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and free use of the hotel's 24 hour business center.The hotel also offers guests an expanded fitness room and whirlpool spa. In-room amenities in all of the the hotel's newly renovated oversized guestrooms include a luxury pillow-top mattress, 32" flat panel television, microwave/refrigerator, digital safe, cordless phone, two-line speakerphone with data-port and voice mail, iron/ironing board, coffeemaker, and a large 48" executive desk with an ergonomic chair. A coin-op guest laundry facility and ATM are also available on-site.Park Stay & Go Packages are available, which can include up to 14 days of covered parking beyond your actual stay at the hotel.San Francisco City, Alcatraz, and Napa Valley Room and Tour Packages are available, which include both accommodations and tour pick-up and drop-off services from and to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North

Address: 373 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080
Region: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: €108 - €246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North Hotel South San Francisco
Holiday Inn South San Francisco
South San Francisco Holiday Inn
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#7 Family Hotel in South San Francisco
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“Get a high number room so it will be further away from Airport Blvd.”
 of 5 bubbles Nohi, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I like rooms on the second floor away from elevators”
 of 5 bubbles thomasmR695FJ, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Even numbered rooms may be a little bit quieter. Odd numbered rooms face the airport.”
 of 5 bubbles JayB852, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are pretty much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles guigoguto, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Avoid 1st floor due to chlorine smell”
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  • Couch in the king/sofabed room
 of 5 bubbles lebelgo, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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