Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel

888 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States  show map
 4 stars
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Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

The rooms with views are recommended at this great glass-encased hotel. The rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, large plasma TVs, iPod docks, mini bars, and spacious working areas.

Verified Reviews:

  • Rooms have incredible views - Good breakfast service - Cable car terminus just a couple of blocks away
  • Would definitely stay again - Bed was awesome - Flat screen tv is huge
  • Nice, plush robes - Walking distance to sfmoma - Excellent restaurant just a block away
  • Great location for shopping the union square/market area - Wireless internet costs ~$35/three days - Bed was very comfy
  • Staff was quick and efficent - Few blocks from the trolley - Rooms were large and comfortable

Overview

Situated near a shopping mall, department stores and trendy shops, the 4-star Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel welcomes guests with 550 luxurious rooms. Since 2008, it has been hosting guests in the heart of San Francisco.

Lombard Street are within a 30-minute walk of the property. A cable car station as well as Transbay Terminal subway station are not far from the hotel.

The excellent hotel offers easy access to restaurants, an oceanarium and a stadium.

The hotel enjoys a perfect location within 20 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

King suite, club level king room and corner king room have contemporary décor along with climate control, a personal computer, a work area, a laptop-size safe and a minibar. Some rooms have the bay view. They are fitted with a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers as well as en suite bathrooms with a Jacuzzi, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the lobby each morning. There is a restaurant serving Italian dishes on site. The hotel’s elegant Sophisticated bar welcomes guests for complimentary drinks. A leisure area features Luce and Soma Restaurant & Bar within 50 meters of the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Such business facilities as a business center, a conference room and a copier are available on site.

Relax

The on-site steam baths, facials and reflex massage will meet all guests' expectations. There are a gym and a fitness centre provided at Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

The hotel staff speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Hebrew, Hindi.

Number of floors:   32.  Number of rooms:   550.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Game console

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel San Francisco location
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Hotel Address:

888 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.1 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    400 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Luce
    40 m
  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB (cuisine: American, Irish)
    40 m
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    330 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.8 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    550

Rooms and availability

Premier Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Premier King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Guest Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Double bed

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Club Level King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Corner King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Wheelchair Accessible Room
  • Room size:

    33 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Intercontinental San Francisco Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • St. Patrick's Catholic Church300 m
  • BART - Powell St. Station300 m

Convention centers

  • Moscone Convention Center300 m
  • Moscone Center400 m

Shopping areas

  • Metreon200 m
  • Westfield San Francisco Centre200 m
  • Westfield San Francisco Centre300 m

Amusement

  • Metreon A Sony Entertainment200 m

Museums

  • California Academy of Sciences100 m
  • California Music Ctr200 m
  • Zeum200 m
  • Children's Creativity Museum200 m
  • Society of California Pioneers300 m
  • California Poets in the School300 m
  • Noontime Concerts400 m
  • Silent Film Festival400 m
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum400 m
  • Non Profit Finance Fund400 m

Universities, Institutes

  • San Francisco Renaissance100 m
  • Asia Pacific Intl University200 m
  • Trinity College300 m
  • Accent Study Abroad300 m
  • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church300 m
  • Cal Dream Svc400 m
  • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts400 m
  • Brandon College400 m
  • San Francisco Barber College400 m

Theaters

  • Warfield Theater400 m

Underground stations

  • BART - Powell St. Station300 m

College Campuses

  • Olivet University200 m

Local attractions

  • Cable Car Museum1.6 km
    1201 Mason Street, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Bay Bridge1.6 km
    Highway 80 West, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Railway Museum1.6 km
    77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
  • Jackson Square1.5 km
    Jackson Street between Battery and Kearny, San Francisco
  • War Memorial Opera House1.6 km
    301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco

Near the hotel

  • Children's Creativity Museum230 m
    221 Fourth St, San Francisco
  • Yerba Buena Gardens330 m
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum450 m
    736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art510 m
    151 Third Street, San Francisco
  • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center290 m
    101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art420 m
    51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
  • California Historical Society450 m
    678 Mission Street, San Francisco

Restaurants nearby

  • Luce40 m

    Address: 888 Howard St
    Phone: 415-616-6566

    74% likes this, based on 132 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 74

  • Buca di Beppo70 m

    Address: 855 Howard St
    Phone: 415-543-7673

    51% likes this, based on 122 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 23

  • Mel's Drive-In - Mission St.270 m

    Address: 801 Mission St
    Phone: (415) 227-4477

    70% likes this, based on 331 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB40 m

    Address: 198 5th St
    Phone: 415-615-0916

    61% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Irish
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 14

  • Continental Cafe and Deli70 m

    Phone: (415) 357-1060

    70% likes this, based on 7 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    550
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Intercontinental San Francisco Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental San Francisco

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 49 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.3
Service
6.0
Value
6.2
Rooms
10.0
Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.2

    The room was new, clean, and well-appointed.....especially the bathroom. The floor to ceiling windows were a nice touch....allowing plenty of light into the room and affording a good view of the city. Flat screen tv was also of good quality. One of the reasons I chose this hotel was the spa services available in the same building. The concierge was very friendly and helpful.

    The room was a bit on the small side....although the large floor-to-ceiling window helped to make the space seem bigger. Some of the staff (e.g. restaurant hostess/bellhops) were not very helpful and seemed ill-informed about hotel policy (e.g. regarding parking validation). They were dismissive of one's questions. The spa was nice but the spa reception area was too bare-boned and simplistic. Would've expected a more upscale design.

  • Single
    9.6

    location to shopping and meetings

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The view and the room was so nice also the staf was very good

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Close to my daughter's home. Walking distance to emabarkadero and city shoppig.

    Bar cost very high even for San Francisco!

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    we had 2 spa treatments and would highly recommend the spa to our friends.

    no daily newspaper, street noise was excessive.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The proxility to Union Square shopping.

    The expensive parking, and the dinner menu was not versatile. We did not find anything appealing, and left.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Modern hotel (fairly new), clean and professional staff.

    Wirless internet access in-room is not included in the standard room rate

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Large rooms, comfortable beds, spotless and modern bathrooms. Comfortable bar area.

    Parking was very expensive. Some of the staff were lovely, but others almost ruined our stay through constant daily demands to see our passports and being unclear about the policies of the hotel. This was unfortunate, as the hotel itself was excellent.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Comfortable, clean, modern

    Requested a king bed but received 2 doubles; restaurant overpriced and limited menu, outrageous parking fees

  • Group of friends
    8.4

    No problems.

    Very expensive internet! 10 usd for 20 minutes. Most hotels offer internet for free. This is the reason I will choose a different hotel if I ever go back to SF.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Beautiful corner room with a view of the moutains and city. Extremely clean hotel, wonderful bed and great staff!

    A little far from the Pier

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Location in the city center, within walking distance of shops, restaurants and public transport. (Cable car, bus, train) On arrival we got an upgrade and had a wonderful room on the 29th floor, overlooking the city.

    In a hotel of this price range free wifi should be included!

  • Single
    10.0

    A good gym and pool and spa area.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    Nice instalations and localization

    Bad service at check in, 60 m to have breakfast, vallete workers not kind, rude service

  • Single
    6.6

    Some modern features (like a button for regulation of thr room access (do not disturb, make up etc.)), the lobby restaurant

    Hotel tried to charge amounts without explanation,the ceiling is pretty low, my room didn't have panoramic windows etc.

How to reach hotel

hotel Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel San Francisco location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

888 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

Get directions
City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.6 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    1.1 km
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    400 m
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Luce
    40 m
  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB (cuisine: American, Irish)
    40 m
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    330 m
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.8 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    550