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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay that is very close to the airport. The hotel provides a twenty four hour airport shuttle and check in. The noise is also very little even being located so close to the airport. The rooms are very clean as well as the grounds. There is a small pool and I am unsure if there is a...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room using the IHG website. I did not realize it was a no cancellation room at the time I booked the room. I then discovered that I had a "free night" from Chase that I could use at this location for the same date. I cancelled the first reservation TWO DAYS after I made it, which for...

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NYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of our week stay in SF, we spent our last night here because it is very close to the airport and we had an early flight out the following morning Hotel is fine, clean NOTE: There are no suites to upgrade to, so even if you are Platinum Elite status, you get a regular room Breakfast is what you'd expect...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place to stay that's close to the airport, I'd recommend staying here. It's well kept up, and the rooms are very clean. The bed was extremely comfortable, as well as the pillows.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a place close to the SF airport for a night, and, forgetting whether it was the HI Express North or South that we preferred, we booked North (the wrong one). The woman at the counter was a joy: energetic, funny, enthusiastic and helpful. But the first room we were given had a problem with the deadbolt: the door...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear jaseaton, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about our hotel. We are glad you found our staff friendly and helpful. However, we apologize for the inconvenience caused by the condition of the room door and TV, bathroom sink drain and fitness center equipment. I thank you for bringing this to our attention as the feedback...

The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The property is conveniently located and the price isn't that bad. The lobby looks great and it was nice to see the Christmas Decorations too. The restaurant is fair but there are not many choices near the hotel. The rooms while nicely decorated and with fresh furniture the fixtures are coming away from the wall. The commode isn't firmly secured...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Hi wodentx, Thank you for your recent stay and for taking the time to leave us with your feedback. Allow me to apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced due to some aspects of our room accommodations. I would have preferred you had a more enjoyable stay. Nonetheless, rest assured that it is in our continued efforts to maintain...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was absolutely great. The décor, furniture and linen were clean and looked very new. Was a welcome change after 14 days in a hotel in Milpitas which was much inferior and had double the price. Breakfast choices were good. Free shuttle to airport was very useful.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed here for 1 night on business. Front desk did not appear too interested in dealing with customers. Was not greeted as IHG Spire, did not get bonus points, seemed to be bothering her by checking in. Not a big deal, just an FYI. Room was OK, clean and comfortable, breakfast was decent as well.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear MSP-Mike, We are pleased to do business with one of our Spire Elite IHG Rewards Club member. We are happy to know that you find our room clean and comfortable. I am sorry to hear about the poor service rendered by one of our front desk staff.Your review will be taken up with our team to consider for enhancements...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a pleasant experience, you better ensure Tess doesn't check you in. Upon arriving at the hotel (around 9:30am) I was obviously told that there were no rooms available. Understood. I was, however told that I could pay $50 to check in before noon and to have housekeeping rush a room. I agreed to pay the $50,...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear TravelGuy9163, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. Please accept our deepest apology for the experience you had with the level of service you received from our staff. It is regrettable that we fell below your expectations. We want to assure you that our hotel is very proud of its level of service, cleanliness and quality...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed here for one night and stay was average. The property is old and rooms are manageable. Bathroom/shower was very small. Located close to the airport, finding it initially was not easy. The lifts are not that clean and could be better.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North, responded to this review

Dear rajeshphillips, Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am pleased to know that you had a satisfactory stay at our hotel and are delighted to hear that you found our lifts clean. Your review is vital for improving the service and quality we offer to our valued...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport North is centrally located just one mile north of San Francisco International Airport and minutes from San Francisco's world famous attractions and financial district. Complimentary amenities with each night's stay include a free hot morning breakfast buffet, free San Francisco International Airport and BART station shuttle service, free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and free use of the hotel's 24 hour business center.The hotel also offers guests an expanded fitness room and whirlpool spa. In-room amenities in all of the the hotel's newly renovated oversized guestrooms include a luxury pillow-top mattress, 32" flat panel television, microwave/refrigerator, digital safe, cordless phone, two-line speakerphone with data-port and voice mail, iron/ironing board, coffeemaker, and a large 48" executive desk with an ergonomic chair. A coin-op guest laundry facility and ATM are also available on-site.Park Stay & Go Packages are available, which can include up to 14 days of covered parking beyond your actual stay at the hotel.San Francisco City, Alcatraz, and Napa Valley Room and Tour Packages are available, which include both accommodations and tour pick-up and drop-off services from and to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North

Address: 373 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6705
Region: United States > California > South San Francisco
Price Range: RM554 - RM1,540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express San Francisco Airport-North Hotel South San Francisco
Holiday Inn South San Francisco
South San Francisco Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in South San Francisco
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“Get a high number room so it will be further away from Airport Blvd.”
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“I like rooms on the second floor away from elevators”
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“Even numbered rooms may be a little bit quieter. Odd numbered rooms face the airport.”
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