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4.0 out of 5

"We loved the location, as most times it was within walking distance to what we wanted to do. The staff was very accommodating, helping us when we had ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 30 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near San Francisco City Hall

Heart of San Francisco

At this Downtown San Francisco hotel, you'll be well placed to visit Van Ness Avenue and The Regency Ballroom, both within a 5-minute walk. San Francisco City Hall and Louise Davies Symphony Hall are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 496 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Room service, pillow menus, and free newspapers are also available.

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$116* Per night/room Dec 21 - Dec 22

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (LEISURE)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View, Corner (Bay View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Grand Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Grand Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway ratings based on 59 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

Everyone (20) Couples (3) Family (3)
4 out of 5
Very convenient, we had good time. Just the maintenance was a little bit like mehhhh Was expect better but it’s okay. Overall we had a good time

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 3, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! It's great to see we provided you with such great hospitality. We're hoping we'll be seeing you again during your next visit to Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway. Thank you and have a lovely day!

4 out of 5
This property is very nice and well maintained. Our room was perfect for us! The staff was helpful and pleasant.

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019

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Nov 19, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for the fantastic rating! We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service to our guests at all times so it's very pleasing to hear that we were able to accommodate you during your stay. We look forward to hosting you again in the future! Thank you again for taking the time to share your review. Have a wonderful day!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 24, 2019

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Sep 24, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for the great rating! We are always working very hard to provide a high-quality experience for all of our guests. It's excellent to hear that you had a lovely stay with us! We hope you plan on staying with us again soon! We're looking forward to your next visit! Have a splendid day!

3 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019

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Jul 26, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for sharing. We are disappointed to see that your stay with us did not meet all of your expectations. We strive to provide every guest with an excellent experience. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to accommodate you better. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon for a more positive experience.

3 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019

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Jul 9, 2019 by Customer Service

We appreciate the feedback. We're disappointed your time with us was anything less than perfect. We look forward to sharing a more positive experience with you soon.

4 out of 5
Friendly, helpful staff. Busy property, but no lines. Breakfast buffet was great! Good pricing for parking. Okay location.

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019

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Jul 8, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for the great rating! We are always working very hard to provide a high-quality experience for all of our guests. It's great to hear that you had a lovely stay with us! We hope you plan on staying with us again soon! We'd love to share an even better experience with you. Thanks again and have a great day!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019

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Jul 3, 2019 by Customer Service

Thank you for sharing! At Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway, we strive to provide exceptional service for each person who walks through our doors. Thank you for sharing your perfect rating with us. We look forward to sharing the same quality experience with you during your next stay with us. Have an outstanding day!

4 out of 5
Very nice location, with a great view of the Bay. Room was very nice, but HVAC control panel was OK but not real good

Posted by on May 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 3, 2019 by Customer Service

Thanks for the amazing review! It's wonderful you enjoyed your time with us so much! We're delighted you appreciate our convenient location with its stunning views. We love sharing our breathtaking sights with our guests and your praise lets us know we're succeeding! We look forward to hosting you again soon for another excellent experience! Have a lovely day!

5 out of 5
I booked for my parents and they like it. Spacious room! very nice location too..

Posted by , from Bali on May 1, 2019

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3 out of 5
The location wasn’t the best, but the room was fine

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019

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About the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

Location 1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109

Property Features

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 18000 square feet (1672 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 496 guestrooms or units
  • 26 levels
  • 18000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1672 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) (22.8 km / 14.2 mi)
  • Train station: San Francisco 4th and King Station (4.8 km / 3 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway offers 496 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

Cafe Marlette - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Interlude Bar and Grill - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 45 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Free WiFi in public areas is limited to 2 hours per day.
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