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Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

Stayed 3 nights in October. Room was clean, staff was friendly, and I had a great view from my window over the city. Join IHG Rewards program and you may get upgraded to the executive floor. Lots of restaurants in the area on California and...More

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Response from Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden GatewayResponded 3 November 2014

I’ve often wondered the same thing about the wifi. It turns out that it has to do with the number of IP addresses the servers can handle. With multiple devices being used in each room, a 500 room hotels can generate substantial usage. However, we...More

Reviewed 28 October 2014

The Holiday Inn Golden Gateway is a clean, comfortable, functional hotel, as expected for any Holiday Inn across the country. It is a classic chain, big block of standard rooms hotel, offering fairly lukewarm (at-best) reception/overall feeling, with some basic amenities ... no 'warm-fuzzies' or...More

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Response from Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden GatewayResponded 3 November 2014

Besides the fantastic steak houses and comfort food joints you noted on Van Ness, we are lucky to be one block above Polk St. which includes dozens of restaurants with cuisine from all over the world. Both Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are within a...More

Reviewed 26 October 2014

We were in san fran for two full days, This hotel is not a bad location for the price (at the time of booking it would have been an additional $200 to stay closer to the wharf. We did the Hop on Hop off bus...More

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Response from Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden GatewayResponded 3 November 2014

It sounds like a wonderful Honeymoon in the city. I’m happy that we were able to be a small part of it. That Hop on Hop off city tour is truly a fantastic way to catch it all at the pace you prefer. We hope...More

Reviewed 25 October 2014

We had a room on the 21st floor which gave a panoramic view of the area. The room was comfortable and the bathroom was clean. Free WiFi was available. The parking was $40 for hotel guests which we thought was very expensive. Breakfast was expensive...More

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Response from Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden GatewayResponded 26 October 2014

Our breakfast buffet is quite something. It also seems to taste even better in our new restaurant! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 24 October 2014

Arrived late at night due to delayed Amtrak train and looked forward to good nights sleep. Room was on the front of the hotel next to the lifts so the noise of the lifts and the traffic kept me awake ! In fairness the reception...More

Thank Christine G
Response from Ru P, Manager at Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden GatewayResponded 26 October 2014

I'm pleased to hear that the Front Desk accommodated your request to change rooms. It's important that our guests receive prompt and professional service.

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Maria B
6 February 2018|
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Response from Zoom_Gotti | Reviewed this property |
Yes. there are several van services from both OAK and SFO. Find the basic information by searching each airport's ground transportation options and then using the corresponding websites to make you choice and reserve.
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Alisiya G
4 February 2018|
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The hotel front desk did allow us to leave our luggage near the front desk. They did not lock it up but it was sitting right in front of the check in desk.
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James V
2 January 2018|
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Hi, If I remember correctly there is a safe and there is no additional taxes charge.
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