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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FANTASTIC room on the 22 floor with corner windows. BEAUTIFUL! Great view of the bay, room was maintained very well. Would recommend and stay there anytime! GREAT service! Only drawback is the room only supplies 1 regular coffee pod. Might have received another but never asked for it. Very Clean.

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

The view from the corner king rooms is amazing and I'm happy you were able to enjoy it during your stay!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second stay in this hotel. The rooms are well maintained and being an IHG Elite member I was upgraded to a corner room which had an amazing view of SFO downtown. Hotel is walking distant to a few eateries and the bus and cable car stations are only a few steps away. There is also a wholefood...

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

I am very happy we were able to provide you with an upgraded corner king room. The view of San Francisco is amazing from those rooms! We do our very best to upgrade our members whenever we can.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel ,great location ..wonderful staff and we will be back again ..we had a very clean room and lovely cleaners also ,very nice local bars and restaurants and 10minutes walk from the ocean ..wow ..thanks for the great times for the lovely staff ..

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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, see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in San Francisco for a conference. The host hotel was quite expensive, so I booked a room with Holiday Inn to save money. Plus, I am a Platinum Elite member; therefore, I would get points for my stay. Pros: 1) The staff is nice, I did not use them much but my interaction with them was pleasant. 2)...

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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 give us some feedback during your recent stay, it helps us on what may need improvements.

Padua, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel is a bit off the crowded tourist areas but nevertheless nicely located on the top of the hill with a nice view of the San Francisco skyline. Across the corner is the station of the cable line (California line) while on the opposite side a few blocks away there is San Francisco Japantown. Union square can be reached...

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

There is plenty to see near our location and getting around the city is very easy! All of our rooms are equipped with hairdryers and if one is missing our housekeeping staff is more than happy to bring one right up!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you look for excellent location and convenience-this is the place. You can go out taking cable car next street, have amazing views from rooms and parking spot in garage-v. Important in SF. Rest doesn't matter,...if you stay up to 3 days. Rooms are small and not ventilated if you switch off v. noisy AC. Breakfast is a robbery ($27)....

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

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and I hope you visit again!

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Price was normal for SF, expensive for most anywhere else. Indoor parking was not cheap but a blessing given the lack of on-street parking everywhere in SF. When you first self-park, take a ticket...then turn it in at the desk when you register for your room and they exchange it for a reusable ticket that is coded to expire on...

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

I am happy to hear we were able to upgrade your room since you are an IHG Gold Member and that you enjoyed the view of our beautiful city!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked staying here a lot! Pros: The room, (we had the King on the upper floors) was beautiful and had plenty of space and also a view of the city. The bed was comfortable. The room was very clean. The location was perfect for what we needed (though SF is doing heavy construction on the main road right now)...

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

I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us and enjoyed the beautiful view of San Francisco! I am also very happy to hear that our staff took care of you. I do hope we are able to welcome you back!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spent 3 nights and found the location good in walking distance to a lot of the sights but bring a good pair of shoes as the walking can get rough. Mass transport is good but we preferred Uber for short distances. No breakfast and get ready to pay for parking. about $50 a night. rooms clean and tidy bathroom...

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

Walking around in San Francisco is a great way to see the city!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights whilst staying in San Francisco. The hotel was lovely! We had a brilliant view from our room. It was very reasonably priced and also had great wifi and other facilities to use. We payed extra for parking which was also a great price! would definitely stay again!

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

I am very glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us while visiting San Francisco! I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €173 - €339 (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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“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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