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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This location was great, BUT the room decor was dated, which was confusing to me because the front lobby and reservations desk was modern and up to date. The room was clean, but the carpet needs replacing, and we had a nice view.

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

The views of San Francisco are absolutely beautiful and touring it is easy!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited San Francisco for 6 days and the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway served as our accommodations for each night. Reasonably priced. Room was clean and fresh with mini-fridge, safe and coffee maker in our room. After a day of touring we arrived back to find our room perfectly primped--the maid staff was excellent. Being on Van Ness, a major...

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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 it sounds like you were able to see a lot of the city! We look forward to welcoming you back!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

we checked into room 2204 at the first begining. drop down the luggage and then we were out for dinner. when we got back tovthe room. the glass shelf in the washroom brokeand the glass was all over the washroom. we called front center nad took picture of the mass . the only answer we got from the staff is...

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

I can certainly understand your surprise finding your shelf broken, I can understand how that was scary for your children. I sincerely apologize for the situation being handled poorly.

Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights while vacationing in San Francisco. As others have mentioned, the hotel is centrally located close to transit, restaurants and central to attractions. Self parking is $ 40 / day, and includes unlimited in-out privliges. I little steep I thought, but probably quite standard for the area. The hotel seems to be a little older,...

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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 the view of San Francisco from your room, it really is a beautiful city and yes it can be a bit noisy with all its liveliness.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is central to San Francisco and access to all it has to offer. The rooms are functional for our budget prices and has a large bedroom and washroom. The sink has the usual metal stopper but ours held water... highly unusual lol Wifi is a little tricky... but ok when you understand the way to access... from the...

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

So very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we can't wait to welcome you back!

Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights during March break. It has been a positive experience from beginning to end. Dave (the manager) made sure that our room was ready immediately upon arrival. We had a room on the 20th floor with nice city views. The hotel staff was all the time very helpful and courteous. The place is...

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

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, David does his very best to ensure you have a memorable experience!

West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just checked in for 5 nights with 2 kids. Traveling back to San Francisco after many years away. Although I booked through a 3rd party, I did call the hotel first to check on pricing and to ensure outdoor pool was heated. NO ONE MENTIONED THAT THE POOL IS CLOSED FOR REPAIRS!!!! If you look at website, the outdoor pool...

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

I sincerely apologize for the misinformation provided when you called, our pool is currently out of service and will be for the next few months while its being repaired.

Rockaway, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled here for business in February and March and enjoyed it so much I stayed with the family when we were in town for a wedding. The staff is friendly and helpful, the rooms are updated and clean and the views are fantastic. The neighborhood is ideal; close to a cable car stop and plenty of great eateries nearby. Will...

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

Thank you for your comments, I am very happy you had a memorable experience at the hotel and in the city.

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotels in San Francisco are usually rediculously expensive, and the ones that arent are usually hostel-like converted townhouses with rooms so small you can barely breathe, and you are lucky to get a room with an outside window. So, it is nice to find a solidly dependable hotel in a good location that doesnt cost an arm and a leg....

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

We appreciate your comments. The hotel is well located and providing a value to our guests while supplying a pleasant and clean environment is essential.

Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in this hotel about five night in feb .The location is very good.It's view was excellent.The stuff is very kind .a lot of restaurant is near this hotel.you dont need to buy water because the water in this city is safe for drinking.

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

Thank you for your comments. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I must agree, our location is excellent for visiting the city.

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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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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: $229 - $467 (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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Also Known As:
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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 of 5 bubbles JohnJ362, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“Upper floors, with no adjoining room - unless you're in a group. Avoid 6th floor pool area.”
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