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

Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel is positioned 1200 meters from InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco, in a financial area of San Francisco. Since 2008, it has been hosting guests in the heart of San Francisco.

The city center is 20 minute walking distance from the hotel. There are an oceanarium, restaurants and a stadium in the area.

Such shopping places as a shopping mall, a market and boutiques are a few steps from the property.

Harrison St & 4th St bus stop is 100 meters away from the hotel and a 10-minute walk is enough to get to Cal4th & King Street train station. The hotel is located 25 minutes' drive from Oakland International airport.

Rooms

Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel features rooms with a contemporary interior that come with heating, high-speed internet, a laptop-size safe, coffee/tea makers and a sitting area for a pleasant stay in San Francisco. Rooms offer a breathtaking view over the bay. They have carpet floor and elegant furniture.

Eat & Drink

The hotel features an indoor restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Offering various dining options, Luce and Soma Restaurant & Bar are about 5-minute walk away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can benefit from a baggage storage, a gift shop and a hairdresser.

Relax

The hotel provides steam baths and reflex massage for guests to relax and rejuvenate. On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness centre.

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/ Baby cots
  • 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
  • Bay 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

888 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

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City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    1400 ft
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Luce
    200 ft
  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB (cuisine: American, Irish)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    550

Rooms and availability

Club Intercontinental King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Video games
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Premier King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Video games
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Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
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Classic King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
Corner King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Video games
Club Level King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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One-Bedroom King Suite
Bay view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
Wheelchair Accessible Room
  • Room size:

    360 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Video games
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Jacuzzi
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
Intercontinental San Francisco photos Room
Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
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Deluxe Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Video games
Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices

Intercontinental San Francisco Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

Convention centers

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Metreon A Sony Entertainment700 ft

Museums

  • California Academy of Sciences400 ft
  • California Music Ctr700 ft
  • Zeum700 ft
  • Children's Creativity Museum700 ft
  • Society of California Pioneers1000 ft
  • California Poets in the School1000 ft
  • Noontime Concerts1400 ft
  • Silent Film Festival1400 ft
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum1400 ft
  • Non Profit Finance Fund1400 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • San Francisco Renaissance400 ft
  • Asia Pacific Intl University700 ft
  • Trinity College1000 ft
  • Accent Study Abroad1000 ft
  • Saint Patrick's Catholic Church1000 ft
  • Cal Dream Svc1400 ft
  • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts1400 ft
  • Brandon College1400 ft
  • San Francisco Barber College1400 ft

Theaters

Underground stations

  • BART - Powell St. Station1000 ft

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Cable Car Museum5200 ft
    1201 Mason Street, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Bay Bridge1.0 mi
    Highway 80 West, San Francisco
  • San Francisco Railway Museum1.0 mi
    77 Steuart Street, San Francisco
  • Jackson Square5000 ft
    Jackson Street between Battery and Kearny, San Francisco
  • War Memorial Opera House1.0 mi
    301 Van Ness Avenue at Grove Street, San Francisco

Near the hotel

  • Children's Creativity Museum800 ft
    221 Fourth St, San Francisco
  • Yerba Buena Gardens1100 ft
    701 Mission Street, San Francisco
  • Contemporary Jewish Museum1500 ft
    736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets), San Francisco
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art1700 ft
    151 Third Street, San Francisco
  • Metreon Sony Entertainment Center1000 ft
    101 Fourth Street, San Francisco
  • Museum of Craft and Folk Art1400 ft
    51 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco
  • California Historical Society1500 ft
    678 Mission Street, San Francisco

Restaurants nearby

  • Luce200 ft

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

    74% likes this, based on 132 reviews
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 101

  • Buca di Beppo300 ft

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

    51% likes this, based on 122 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 23 - USD 32

  • Mel's Drive-In - Mission St.900 ft

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

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

  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB200 ft

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

    61% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Irish
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

  • Continental Cafe and Deli300 ft

    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

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:

Dining
8.0
Location
8.3
Service
6.0
Value
6.2
Rooms
10.0

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

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Hotel Address:

888 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States

Get directions
City Center
  • San Francisco
    1.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Caltrain - 4th & King Street Station
    3700 ft
Underground stations
  • BART - Powell St. Station
    1400 ft
  • BART - Montgomery St. Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Luce
    200 ft
  • THE CHIEFTAIN IRISH RESTAURANT & PUB (cuisine: American, Irish)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Yerba Buena Gardens
    1100 ft
Beaches
  • North Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    32
  • Number of rooms:
    550