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Moscone Center

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Address: 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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Great Location for a Conference

The Moscone Conference center has three main parts, Moscone North, Moscone South and Moscone West. Moscone North and South are connected by tunnel, while Moscone West is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Oakland, California
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1,131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come here, it will probably be with a purpose. This is San Francisco's huge convention center and where the big trade shows are held. For some of them which attract over 100,000 visitors, the city is transformed and overwhelmed. This is not a pretty place, but is practical and brings a lot of tourist money into town.

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Thank Thomas V
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718 reviews
346 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Moscone Conference center has three main parts, Moscone North, Moscone South and Moscone West. Moscone North and South are connected by tunnel, while Moscone West is separated by 4th avenue. The was a significant amount of construction going on while we were here, but it had little impact on the conference here. Moscone North is built under the Yerba... More 

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Thank Bigredmachine
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a national convention here. There was a fair amount of construction which made navigation a little challenging. The rooms were more than adequate for our needs.

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Thank Jim L
Lima, Lima, Peru
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120 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A really big place for meetings in downtown San Francisco. You can reach it by walking . A piece of modernity between classic buildings

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Thank Sixto L
raleigh
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

They are not really good at managing large groups of folks trying to get in to events. Bathrooms are not really convenient - placed all the way in the back. Food served was so so. Event staff was very pleasant.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

They are doing a renovation and work on the street has traffic very congested. The center is huge, but it's well mapped out. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the food provided at our conference was very good.

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Thank Jeff A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The Moscone Center North and South halls are going through a major construction process where the Howard Street roadway between the two halls is a giant hole. Use the bridge to cross over and don't try to catch an Uber because traffic can get really bad on the street. Crossing on the street is incredibly dangerous right now. If you... More 

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Thank Philip L
New Delhi, India
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place is big and have a large reception area at the ground floor. The negative part is that it is divided into parts and you've to move from one center to another if you have meetings at different centres. The temporary walls, that has been put in between the rooms for separation, do not serve the purpose. You can... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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363 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A large decaf cappuccino with vanilla was $7.00. Need I say more? And the construction in the street between north and south necessitates going underground to get across.

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Thank Joanne L
Montreal
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436 reviews
249 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We attend the Fancy Food Show at this venue each year - it is a big show and one has to cover a lot of ground within a few days. Getting between the North and South Halls is not difficult, that is a plus. My two beefs with this site is the thin number of quality dining options within the... More 

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