Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

550 North Point Street, San Francisco, California, 94133, United States | 2 star hotel
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We are off to get the cup back down under

A travel blog entry by hamz

The trip begins I will endeavour to keep all informed of our where a bouts as and when we get coverage. So right now in airport lounge finally seated together for the flight up to San Diego.

San francisco

A travel blog entry by lounerida


Domestic flight on United airlines, from Los Angeles arriving San Francisco at 1.30pm.Transferred to Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf arriving at 3.00pm. Checked in to hotel then went for a walk around for a few hours. Had a fabulous seafood dinner at Fishermans Grotto.
Finally back to the hotel and crashed. What a long day........

Hop On Hop Off

A travel blog entry by beatmonika


Der heutige Tag stand ganz im Zeichen der "Hop On Hop Off Tour" durch San Francisco. Am Fishermans's Wharf begann unsere Tour. An der Golden Gate Bridge haben wir den Bus erstmal verlassen, um die Brücke heute zu Fuss zu überqueren. Dafür benötigten wir etwa eine Stunde.

Nachdem uns der Bus ins Stadtzentrum zurückgeführt hatte, flanierten …

Report back Day 6......San Francisco & Alcatra

A travel blog entry by borisatpace


Report back Day 6............San Francisco & Alcatraz ........ 6 August 2012 Dear Fearless Leader, After an early start we heard that Moose and Squirrel were down to pier 33 for a a trip to Alcatraz. Haha. Success. They are handing themselves in we thought. Off we go down to the ferry. If creating lines was an Olympic sport the Yanks would win …

Report back Day 7............San Francisco day 3

A travel blog entry by borisatpace

Report back Day 7............San Francisco ........ 7 August 2012 Dear Fearless Leader, After an early start for breakfast we decided that we needed more sleep. Just before lunch we re-emerged and hit the town. We caught cable car downtown and then the F trolley down to the Castro (known as the gay and lesbian area). Given the recent nuptials of …

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco, is near Boudin at the Wharf, The Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, Bay Quackers - San Francisco Duck Tours, and Cost Plus Imports.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

    Reviewed by hamz

    Arrival USA

    Reviewed Sep 13, 2013
    by (7 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Safely to our hotel checked out Hard Rock Cafe had a beer checked out cup village location ready to see racing tomorrow. Crab for tea tonight one block from the hotel.

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    Reviewed by thegarciafamily

    Very Comfortable and close to everything

    Reviewed Jul 7, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Huntington Beach, California , United States Flag of United States

    Had a great exerpience! We got a great price on priceline, rooms were nice, and it was centerally located.

    Will definitely stay here again.

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    Reviewed by clayora2011

    highly recomended

    Reviewed Mar 15, 2011
    by (10 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    very very nice hotel, rooms are so clean and beds are so comfortable

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

    Great Holiday Inn..Great Price


    How could anyone give this hotel a bad review....I found the contemporary look quite lovely. (It was just recently renovated to my understanding). The employees at the front desk gave us fast, courteous and polite service. This hotel is centrally located to terrific San Fran tourist attractions such as Pier 39, the cable car terminus, shopping and "Little Italy" The complimentary breakfast is very good and has a wide variety of selections to choose from; hot cinnamon rolls, cereals, hard boiled eggs and different types of muffins.

    There's enough selections to please the whole family. If we return to San Francisco, I would definitely return to the HI Express. A great deal for a lot less money than most S.F. hotels.

    Can't believe negative reviews


    I was very impressed with the stay I had at the HIE Fisherman's Wharf.

    Why bother?


    Stayed for 3 nights in March 03. Upon arrival after lengthy flight, advised after standing in massive queue that room is located in another building only a short walk away but not assistance with luggage can be provided. (they had obviously never attempted to navigate luggage, small children, and an elderly mother down this supposed short walk).

    Good Value


    We stayed at HI express in March 2003 for around $75 a night. The hotel was an excellent value for the quality of room. If you sign up for priority rewards with HI you get a free newspaper. The breakfast was awesome! Variety and quality food for breakfast allowed us to eat less for lunch. I have stayed at much worse hotels for over $100 a night.

    Being our first trip to San Fran, and that we are on a budget, this hotel was great for us. The location is perfect for first time visitors since you can walk to all of the "touristy" things.

    Great Price, Location, & Clean


    Stayed for 6 nights over July 4th 2003 (Rm. 362) on an Expedia vacation package ($700 each for air / hotel / transfers). The Holiday Inn Express is located in the Fisherman's Wharf area and bus tours, cruises, tourist shops, etc. are right around the corner. MUNI bus, tram, and cable cars are at the corner of within 2 blocks walk. Our room was a good size with 2 doubles, 2 phones, 2 chairs, large closet, safe, ironing board and iron, 3-drawer armoire that also held the 21-inch TV. Bathroom was a good size and always clean. Most rooms, as did ours, open onto interior courtyards (not accessible by guests and have no greenery) that provide window light and quiet for sleeping. Window only opens a few inches but it was enough for fresh air when needed. Staff were extremely helpful; lobby and room was kept very clean and we never had to ask for anything. Lobby is attractive and the complimentary breakfast of cereal, muffins, cinnamon buns, fruit, juice, coffee, and hard-boiled eggs was a welcome treat as most American hotels do not include breakfast. Free Internet access can be found just off the lobby or guests can pay $10.99 per 24-hours of Web TV. There were bus groups and cheerleading groups staying at the same time but we never heard any untold noise. Because of the large number of hotels in this area, taxis and limos are easy to come by. North Beach, the Italian area, is within walking distance for a great selection of restaurants if you tire of the selection at Fisherman's Wharf. We used Super Shuttle to get us from airport to hotel and back for $13 each way. We are already thinking of an autumn trip to SF and will definitely consider staying at the Holiday Inn Express, Fisherman's Wharf again.

    Holiday Inn--Fisherman's Wharf--great location, irritating problems


    Our recent stay at the Holiday Inn at Fisherman's Wharf on two different weekends was a mixed bag. The location is great, housekeeping staff are excellent, and the rooms are nice. Don't expect a view unless you are a business traveler on the top floor(5). But several irritations exist for a young family with kids. 1) The picture of the pool is misleading. Many hotels shoot the photo to make the pool appear larger. If you swim laps, you won't like this one. 2) Laundry is a rip off at $4.00/load. Worse than the gouging is the lack of a change machine. When you ask the front deck for change you are told to wait in the usually long check in line. The gift shop is separately run and can't give out too much change. 3) The workout room is stifilingly hot on summer days. I noticed that they put in AC in the office, how about some for us sweaty exercisers? 4) Parking is pricey at $26 a day. Either do with out a car, or look for a package including parking. 5) Coffee in the lobby is two bucks for a cup of Starbucks. You get the cup...see if you can figure out a way to beat the system...

    Excellent hotel - great value


    Clean modern hotel offering excellent value for money. Very good inclusive breakfast and well located for all the amenities of Fishermans Wharf and the Cable Cars. We would certainly use this hotel again.

    Perfect for our needs


    My son and I recently spent 4 nights at the HI Express, FW and were very impressed. Our room (#468) was large, clean, bright and airy. The housekeeping was good; the desk-staff were friendly and helpful. The Continental Buffet Breakfast was superb; the food area was exceptionally clean and everything was well-stocked, despite the hotel being busy during our visit.After spending 4 nights at the HI Express, we moved to the Union Square area for a further 4 nights. In retrospect we should've stayed where we were. The area around the HI Express has a much more pleasant vibe than that 'downtown'.

    Great acess / not muchwalking


    Found hotel to be clean and quiet. Needed this after active day in Fisherman's wharl area. Close to stores ,restaurants and sightseeing. Cable cars, Piers,Alcatraz and more no more than 5 min walk from front door. Will defintely be back there. Breakfast an added ,fine quality. Only negative thought is that airport arrangements have to be made early in stay so as not to miss plane home. There is at least a 3/4 hour ride to airport.

    Good Clean Accommodation


    This hotel offers good, clean accommodation. Nothing fancy but more than adequate for a few nights stay, with the added bonus of continental breakfast being thrown in for the price!Situated within a few minutes walk from the Wharf and the cable car terminus. Worth a look!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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