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InterContinental SAN FRANCISCO

888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Nightly Rates: ($179.99 - $779.00)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Stunning 32 storey views and modern elegance come together at this San Francisco luxury hotel overlooking the Bay Area. Impressive in every detail, Luce, our Michelin-rated restaurant serves New American Cuisine thats a gastronomic delight. Floor-to-ceiling windows let light flood into luxury suites and 10 spa treatment rooms offer an urban retreat. The hotel is located in San Franciscos downtown district, with the citys finest museums and upscale shopping within walking distance.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  32
Number of rooms:  550
Number of suites:  14
Time zone:  GMT


Luce: This Michelin rated hotel restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a sleek, urban setting just off of the main lobby is the stage for artisanal California cuisine with world influences. Created with high end, sustainable and seasonal ingredients,
54 Mint: 54 Mint is the type of restaurant that makes you feel like you've discovered a gem. A casual Italian restaurant tucked away in the Mint Plaza around the corner from the hotel, chef uses local fish, meat, and produce, but everything ealse comes from Italy.
Oola: Chef owned and operated, Ola Fendert describes his food as " San Francsico Cuisine", but everyone else just describes it as delicious. The roasted beet and watermelon salad, ginger soy glazed baby back ribs, and loaded hamburger are standouts on an alrea
LuLu: LuLu's offers a seasonal Provencal style menu featuring wood fired oven, rotisserie and grilled specialties. The 'family style' cuisine is served in an impressive warehouse dining space. LuLu features an award winning wine list and a wine bar offering ove
Fang: Peter Fang's eponymous restaurant is an "only in San Francisco" experience. Chef Fang works the front of the house tirelessly, asking patrons what type of meat they like, what type of sauce and vegetables they prefer, and then he goes into the kitchen and
Lark Creek Steak: San Francisco celebrity chef Bradley Ogden and partner Ismael Macias have created an American classic steak house that offers upscale dining in a casual atmosphere. Because they are chefs and not just butchers, everything on the menu is worth a try. There
Pazzia: Great Italian food served in a trattoria setting close to the hotel. Excellent pasta, meat and fish dishes made with fresh, local ingredients; and a Roman style pizza that will make your mouth water. A bottle of wine, tiramisu and an espresso later and y
BlueStem Brasserie: Hip, vibrant ambiance and fresh local ingrediants are just some of the highlights of this trendy California Bistro. Located just a few blocks from the hotel, this is a favorite of both locals and out of town guest alike. Finally a restaurant that tastes l
Bar 888: Located on the lobby level, Bar 888 offers one of the finest selections of grappa and grappa cocktails in the country. Offering over 120 hand-selected grappas to taste, Bar 888 also offers an innovative selection of grappa-based cocktails, along with a ca


Fitness center on-site
Fitness center off-site
Indoor pool
Children's program - Yerba Buena Gardens, Children's Creativity Museum, Fisherman's Wharf.

Room Info:

Connecting rooms, Rollaway bed
Connecting rooms, Sofa bed

Meeting Facilities:

Grand Ballroom:
Golden Gate:
Union Square:
Yerba Buena:
Cathedral Hill:
Laurel Hill:
Nob Hill:
Potrero Hill:
Russian Hill:
Telegraph Hill:
Twin Peaks:
Executive Boardroom:
InterContinental Ballroom:
Pacific Terrace: Outdoor Terrace with Tent
Bay Terrace: Outdoor Terrace
Spa Terrace: Outdoor Terrace
Grand Ballroom Foyer: Pre-function Area
Pacific Foyer: Pre-function Area
InterContinental Ballroom Foyer: Pre-function Area

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • Accessible facilities
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Desk with lamp
  • Florist
  • High speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • Meeting rooms
  • Parking
  • Private bathroom
  • Safe deposit box
  • Spare electrical outlet available at desk
  • Two-line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Converters/ Voltage adaptors
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free newspaper
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Late check-out available
  • Minibar
  • Pay per view movies on TV
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite television
  • Transportation
  • Valet parking
  • Weight scale
  • Bathrobe
  • Color television
  • Cribs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Hairdryer
  • Indoor pool
  • Limousine service
  • Non-smoking
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Separate closet
  • Transportation services - local area
  • Valet same day dry cleaning
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Bathtub
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Electrical adaptors available
  • High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
  • Interior corridors
  • Lounges/bars
  • On-Site parking
  • Premium movie channels
  • Safe
  • Shops and commercial services
  • Turn down service
  • Video games
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

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BarneysOpen since 1923, this decadent department store beckons those with epicurean tastes in fashion and deep pockets to feast on the latest luxury brands, with haute household names like Prada and Marc Jacobs. A little bit of New York here in Union Square.

Gump sGump s is a unique emporium comprised of interesting galleries. These feature advanced, classic and custom jewelry, as well as Asian, American and European art objects, gifts and decorative home accessories. A perfect place to find a gift that your friend

Wilkes BashfordFor more than 30 years this fine men's shop has been charming San Francisco's elite with luxury goods, attentive service and custom tailoring. Come hob nob with the city's rich and powerful. You can even see San Francisco's mayors, past and present, roami

A.G FerrariA.G. Ferrari is a gourmet food emporium with artisanal cheese, pasta, and sauces, as well as an extensive collection of salumi - delicious cured Italian meats. Since they are located right down the street, why not grab a basket and have a picnic in your h

Ferry Building MarketplaceLocated within the historic Ferry Building, shops large and small celebrate food in all its forms. Here you will find some of the best bread, cheese, fruit and vegetables in Northern California. You ll also find some of the best chocolate, wine, and oyste

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Cable Car MuseumEveryone who comes to San Francisco wants to ride a cable car, and usually there is a long line in front of you. Try boarding a couple blocks up the road from the turnaround at the next stop, and just buy your ticket onboard. If you want to see how they w

Xanadu GalleryIt's just a 10-minute walk to Union Square's Maiden Lane, where before the 1906 earthquakes, maidens could be found offering their services. Now days you ll find maidens of a different sort looking for the latest in art and fashion. This is where you'll

China TownWe have one of the world's largest Chinatowns, and the famous Chinatown Gate is just a 15 minute walk from our hotel. You can stroll along Grant St. for gifts and jewelry, wind down Clay and Jackson Streets for restaurants, and head up to Stockton St. for

AlcatrazThis is the Departure Point for Alcatraz Ferries. Alcatraz is THE most popular tourist destination in town, and you MUST buy tickets in advance, sometimes a week or more during summer. Buy them online at alcatrazcruises.com, the only official vendor. They

Coit TowerGet a split of champagne and come to the top of Telegraph Hill. The view from the parking lot here is spectacular, and the art deco murals on the inside of the tower are worth a look, too. Approach the hill via Filbert St., but try walking back down using

Fisherman s WharfCotton candy, snow cones, and carousels are part of the Carnival atmosphere that make Pier 39 a top tourist destination. There s the Aquarium by the Bay, Ripley s Believe It or Not Museum, the Wax Museum, boat cruises of the bay, tall masted sailing ships

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De Young MuseumSan Francisco's landmark art museum showcases priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. More than just paintings and photographs, you ll find chairs, evening g

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Golden Gate Bridge/Fort PointThe Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge span in the world when it was completed during the year 1937, and has become an internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco and California. If you visit on the weekend, take a tour of Fort Po

Attractions & Areas of Interest Near InterContinental SAN FRANCISCO:

Barbary Coast Trail

Lake Merced Golf Club
Olympic Club
Tilden Park Golf Course

Lake Anza
Lake Merritt
Pier 39

Adventure USA

Pioneer's Monument

Yerba Buena Ice Skating & Bowling Center

Orpheum Theatre
Palace of Fine Arts

Deluxe Wine Tour
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