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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very courteous staff .... Amazing view from floor 26. The bar is good and have plenty of good wines on tap.... Beer are good too. Some days they have wine tasting too. Very centrally located to amazing restaurants 😃 Be cautious of the groups staying at hotel. Try it to stay on same floor as it gets noisy.

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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 stay and your time at our restaurant ROH! They also have a live band a couple days out the week that are amazing to listen to while you enjoy your drink!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in at noon to find out the staff at the front desk very unfriendly telling me there is no room available until the official check in time at 3 PM. Needed to change to a suite to make my meeting on time and was sent to the lobby restroom which was dirty and had to change in horrible commando...

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

I am sorry to hear that your experience was not the best, I can understand how frustrating it can be to not receive the help you are expecting. We do our best to accommodate an early check in whenever possible, however, at times it's difficult to do so when we are sold out the night before and check out is...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stayed here on Mid Jan 2017 for one night as a part of a business trip. Location : Nice location and beautiful city view from the rooms (checkout the pictures). Not far from major San Francisco attractions & lots of restaurants/shops/bars in the nearby streets. Room : Clean and well equipped with basic needs like comfort chairs, tables & chair,...

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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! I am happy to hear you were able to enjoy your time while staying with us!

Benidorm
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived Boxing Day after along flight. Check in was quick and efficient. Staff were very friendly. Rooms were of decent decor and size for our family of two young children. Breakfast was good but was not included with our stay. It was however reasonably price inline with San Francisco prices. Fifteen minutes walk to Union Square. We used Uber to...

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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 in San Francisco and I hope we're able to welcome you back!

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel in San Francisco. Wonderful location near Polk street bars. No more than $11 uber from just about every major attraction. As a spire elite member I was put in an awesome room on the 25th floor with stunning city views. Parking was $40 a night which is high but lower than other nearby hotels. Staff was friendly...

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

I am happy we were able to offer an upgraded room on the 25th floor, the view from there is amazing!

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I just finished a four night stay at this hotel during a conference and was very impressed. The room was recently renovated and had lovely views of the city. It also had nice touches like a hygiene bag for the TV remote and a Keurig with a selection of drinks. More importantly, the amenities and service made the stay convenient...

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

I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us while visiting San Francisco and I we can't wait to welcome you back!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I returned to this hotel after not staying there for many years and was pleasantly surprised that it has been tastefully redone and is nice and comfortable. As I am an IHG member I called and spoke to Juan the day before my stay and asked for a quiet room on a high floor. He was very understanding and I...

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

We all do our very best to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible and it sounds like Hwan was able to do that! I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back!

Nowra, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We are currently staying at the Holiday Inn. Everything has been perfect - the bed is amazing, clean and a great size. The bathroom is clean, fresh and a good size. We have breakfast included - also wonderful! Staff are great, would highly recommend. We are staying on the 25th floor - the view is incredible too.

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I am very happy to hear you have been enjoying your time with us! We do our best to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible!

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights here and have to say that the hotel offers spacious rooms, which are nicely equipped and have a great nice view of San Francisco. The location is also workable and lets you plan your trip in all directions. Definitely a good place to stay!

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

I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back!

Tehachapi, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This hotel had the best price for a 3 star in the area. The room was nice with a comfy bed. We were on the 11th floor and had a nice city view. The pool is outside on the 6th floor and also has a city view. There was complimentary wine tasting on Tuesday and Wednesday. For breakfast one day...

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I am very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and 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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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: $187 - $506 (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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“ask for a corner room for a great view”
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 of 5 bubbles mccannbag, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors, with no adjoining room - unless you're in a group. Avoid 6th floor pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcF244XD, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Corner room, high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JanetS912, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a high floor - to have a nice city view.”
 of 5 bubbles ArunB1985, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“West facing rooms have view of Golden Gate bridge and the Bay if you are high enough.”
 of 5 bubbles t4man1, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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