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Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway

1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

+1 415 441 4000

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based on 1,938 reviews


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The Holiday Inn San Francisco – Golden Gateway is located in the Nob Hill neighborhood near Union Square and the Golden Gate Bridge. While staying at the hotel, you can work out in the 24-hour fitness center or take a swim in the outdoor swimming pool. It is ideal for leisure or corporate travelers with free accommodations for children. There is standard wireless Internet service available for free while you stay at the hotel. Car parking is available for a fee, and the front desk has staff who speak several languages. If you’re in the city on business, you will have a business center available, as well as meeting rooms and conference facilities. At the Holiday Inn San Francisco – Golden Gateway, there is also an ATM, dry cleaning, and self-service laundry facilities. There are 499 guest rooms and suites at the Holiday Inn San Francisco – Golden Gateway. The rooms on the sixth through 14th floor have been renovated and offer views of the bay or the city. Your room will include a work desk with an ergonomic chair, a 32-inch flat-screen television, and a mini-refrigerator. Blackout shades on the windows will help you get a good night’s sleep. R.O.H. provides breakfast and dinner dining experiences at the hotel. There is also a lounge with a full-service bar with a selection of cocktails and wine. You can also walk a few steps to Bob’s Donuts & Pastry Shop, Mymy, and House of Prime Rib. While you are in San Francisco, make sure you check out attractions in the area. Take a tour of Alcatraz Island, visit the Golden Gate Bridge, or take in Twin Peaks.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

Available rooms at Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway

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  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Mini-market on site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Snack bar
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Coffee shop

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Shops (on site)
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Pool table


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Rooftop pool
  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Terrace/Patio

Family friendly

  • Children's television networks


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway

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1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109


Japantown0.4 mi
San Francisco City Hall0.7 mi
Union Square0.8 mi
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium0.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Dolce Amore0.0 mi
Crustacean0.1 mi
Wayo Sushi Restaurant0.1 mi
Crustacean SF0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 1938 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "No complaints, great friendly staff" (in 174 reviews)
  • "Great location, concierge very helpful." (in 169 reviews)
  • "Super clean, terrific staff, great room." (in 168 reviews)
Cons -
  • I hate paying for parking. (in 103 reviews)
  • Room was not clean! (in 90 reviews)
  • Many homeless people near hotel. (in 48 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $44/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in San Francisco ($197/night) and the average nightly rate at Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway ($153/night).

  • If you're looking to go directly from San Francisco to Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, expect a 35min drive as they are around 11.9 mi apart.

  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from San Francisco to the hotel, but also around San Francisco during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in San Francisco are on average $27/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway. The nearest airport to the hotel is San Francisco.

  • One of the easiest dining options for San Francisco guests staying in Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway is just 0.5 mi away from San Francisco city center. The closest landmark to the center of San Francisco is SHN Curran Theatre, which is very accessible to Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway guests.

  • For assistance from an employee at Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway please call +1 415 441 4000.

  • Yes, Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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