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Hotel Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway(3 stars)

1500 Van Ness Avenue View on map
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Rating by categories

  • Hotel in general
    5.0
  • Room
    5.1
  • Service
    5.1
  • Location
    5.1
  • Gastronomy
    4.4
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.0

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    26
  • very good
    18
  • acceptable
    6
  • poor
    0
  • terrible
    0
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The most helpful positive review

5.171428571428572

Clean well-kept city hotel, best location right at fishermans wharf. Good restaurant, there great breakfast! Very recommendable! …  read hotel review

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The most helpful negative review

2.1

The hotel is located in a moderate area and is poorly equipped. But quite typical of an american-style business hotel. The windows do not open ; the rooms are very small. …  read hotel review

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Thomas
Great view to Golden Gate at top level
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • City break
  • July 2014
Very big hotel. Many small bars and cafe around there. Supermarket also nearby. Very good transportation connections (cable-car, buses). Friendly staff and concierge. Front desk managed everything in short time even at main-checkout-time. Great view to Golden Gate Bridge and Bay from the top level. Recommend strongly to spend a few bucks more and stay in upper levels. Also view from pool is interesting. Good hotel - would stay there again at next visit to San Francisco. read hotel review
  • Gastronomy
    4.5
    Variety of food and drinks
    4.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    5.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    4.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    4.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    4.0
  • Service
    5.7
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    5.0
  • Hotel
    5.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    5.0
  • Room
    5.3
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    4.0
  • Location
    5.3
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
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Charlotte
Well located hotel
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • June 2014
Well located hotel for discovering the city on foot. The staff is helpful and can make the stay even more pleasant with tips. If possible you should try to get a room very high up - the view is fantastic. read hotel review
  • Room
    4.0
    Size of the room
    4.0
    Size of the bathroom
    4.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    4.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    4.0
  • Hotel
    4.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    4.0
  • Location
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    5.0
  • Service
    5.5
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    4.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    4.0
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Andrea
Nice days in a beautiful city...
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • February 2014
We stayed on the 17th floor, great view, rooms were clean, big enough, a lot of nationalities read hotel review
  • Room
    5.0

    Really okay in regards to the size, 2 large beds in the double room, television was there, desk, coffee machine, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, small bathtub with shower inside, large mirror in the bathroom, big enough

  • Service
    5.0

    We received a kind welcome at the front desk, questions were answered, they spoke English, room cleaning was good, nothing to complain about, the hotel itself is a little older, you cannot expect much from here

  • Location
    6.0

    The hotel was outside of the center, but there is a cable car nearby and the bus stop is directly in front of the door, it could not be better, and driving back and forth for 2 dollars for 3 hours is ideal… a lot of restaurants, cafes, supermarkets nearby, it is a drive to the airport, but with a shuttle it is less expensive than a taxi and works well

  • Hotel
    6.0

    We stayed on the 17th floor, great view, rooms were clean, big enough, a lot of nationalities

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Doris
Highly recommended
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Translated
  • Proof of booking
  • City break
  • July 2013
+ good location. Right by the terminus of the cable car california line. Depending on the room partly great view of the skyline of sf. - parking was very expensive (rd. American Dollar 45,- per day). Room was a little noisy (street noise), but for sf probably normal. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Hotel
    4.7
    Condition of the Hotel
    5.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    5.0
    Family friendliness
    4.0
  • Room
    5.0
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Size of the bathroom
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    4.0
  • Location
    4.7
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    5.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
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Christian
Very good location, expensive parking garage otherwise ok!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • May 2013
Good starting point for sightseeing, all in the immediate vicinity! %singlelinebreak % Unfortunately our room was directly next to the triebwerksraum of lifts very loud) further was the parking for 25 Dollar not cheap per night. %singlelinebreak % But it is in San Francisco nowhere! read hotel review
  • Hotel
    3.7
    Condition of the Hotel
    3.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    4.0
    Family friendliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.5
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    5.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    5.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    5.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    3.0
  • Location
    5.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    5.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    5.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
  • Gastronomy
    2.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    1.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    3.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    1.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    3.0
  • Room
    3.3
    Size of the room
    5.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    3.0
    Size of the bathroom
    3.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    2.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    1.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    1.0
    Overall condition of the pool area
    1.0
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Information about Hotel Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

Hotel Information

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Enjoy Staying at San Francisco Hotel's Ideal Location Holiday Inn® Golden Gateway is a full-service conference hotel in downtown San Francisco centered between Nob Hill, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge and Pacific Heights, an oasis for corporate and leisure travelers offering the "True San Francisco Experience." Rising 26 stories with 496 guestrooms starting on the 6th floor, each offers outstanding city or bay views. On-site heated outdoor pool, 24-hour business center and fitness center, guest laundry, dry-cleaning services, R-O-H Bar and Restaurant including room service starting at 5pm. Over 100 restaurants within walking distance as well. Historic cable cars are located on California Street, just steps from the hotel, providing easy access to Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Embarcadero, Financial District and Chinatown. Attractions minutes from the hotel include Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, beautiful Golden Gate Park, Moscone Convention Center and Yerba Buena Gardens. Depending on the season, you can also plan to take in a 49ers or Giants game at AT&T park. Our conference hotel features more than 18,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space including our two Ballrooms. We can accommodate groups and meetings from 10 to 450 people for business or social events. On-site audio/visual and conference services are available.Booking and cancellation policies vary by rate type. Please check all applicable rules prior to booking to avoid possible charges. American Disabilities Act. If your accessibility needs are not met, please contact the Hotel Manager on Duty. Should you require additional information regarding accessible facilities for guests with disabilities, please call 1-800-465-4329 (U.S. and Canada) or contact the hotel directly. For the hearing impaired, TDD service is available at 1-800-238-5544 within the U.S. and CanadaParking
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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Terrace
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Business centre
  • Cash machine on site
  • Hotel safe
  • Phone
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • Additional childrens' bed
  • Phone
  • Cable TV
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Terrace
  • Bathroom
  • Electronic room keys
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Pets allowed

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast buffet

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool

Spa offers

  • Spa centre

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Gay friendly
  • Airport transfer
  • Express check in and check out
  • Car hire
  • Ticket service
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service