Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel

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Located at
1500 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94109
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Category: Hotel, Bar, Restaurant - American
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. No matter your reason for visiting San Francisco, our guests enjoy a great measure of hospitality at a price as attractive as the views. Find comfort in our spacious hotel rooms and indulge at one of two fine onsite restaurants. Or, make a splash in our outdoor heated swimming pool, which boasts beautiful views of the City by the Bay. Our prime location affords visitors with countless opportunities to treasure more moments while on business trips or vacations.


Our hotel is situated in the great city of San Francisco, one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in the world. Frisco is your oyster when you stay in one of our spacious rooms. While a guest at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, you will steps from Cable Car stations, award-winning restaurants, fortune 500 business headquarters, and countless picture-worthy sites and scenes. Stay with us and enjoy the quiet, comfortable confines of our fine guestrooms and suites after days of exploring, sightseeing, and working.
  • Alcatraz - 4.1 miles
  • AT&T Park (SF Giants) - 2.4 miles
  • Cable Cars - steps away
  • Candlestick Park (SF 49''ers) - 6.2 miles
  • Chinatown - 1.2 miles
  • Fisherman''s Wharf - 1.6 miles
  • Golden Gate Bridge - 4 miles
  • Golden Gate Park - 4.2 miles
  • Haight-Ashbury - 2.7 miles
  • Lombard Street - 1.4 miles
  • Muir Woods - 15 miles
  • Napa Valley/Wine Country - 44.6 miles
  • North Beach - 1.6 miles
  • Pier 39 & Embarcadero - 2.2 miles
  • South of Market (SOMA) - 1.3 miles

Top Reasons to Stay

  • Airport shuttle
  • Pet Friendly Hotel
  • Weekend Hotel
  • Near by Alcatraz Island
  • Bed & Breakfast

Accommodation / In Room Amenities

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Television
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - wireless
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sofa bed
  • Voice mail

Hotel Services

  • Airport shuttle/transport ($)
  • Breakfast (complimentary)
  • Free newspapers(lobby)
  • Free Internet access in public areas
  • Wireless Internet access in public areas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Handicap Access

Hotel Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • In room safe
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Self parking
  • Parking garage
Points of Interest
The Holiday Inn Golden Gateway boasts more than 19,000 square feet of flexible and inclusive meeting space in the heart of San Francisco. Our floor plans can be arranged to meet your specifications. We host everything from large weddings to intimate meetings. The Emerald Ballroom features 5,600 square feet of elegantly adorned space and accommodates up to 650 people. The smallest room measures 15 by 16 feet, and is best suited for small business meetings and trainings.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle (fee applies)
  • Limo/Town Car service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Restaurants & lounge
  • Room service (limited)
  • Gift shop
  • Concierge
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Wake-up calls
  • ATM/Banking
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry facility
  • Self-parking in parking garage
At the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, all rooms and suites provide scenic and spectacular city views. From the iconic TransAmerica tower, to Nob Hill''s Grace Cathedral, you won't find a shortage of eye candy. All 499 of our downtown hotel rooms come furnished with premium bedding and comfortable accent pieces. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered site-wide, and guests in every hotel room and suite enjoy premium cable TV, pay-per-view movies, and video games. Have a furry friend? We're a pet-friendly property, so don't hesitate to bring them along. And, our attentive hospitality professionals are standing at all hours to replenish anything from fresh towels to toiletries.
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Premium cable TV channels
  • Pay-per-view movies
  • In-room Wii video gaming
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Blackout drapes
  • Voicemail
  • Clock radio
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Spacious desk
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Electronic check-out
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Rollaway beds & cribs (upon request)
  • Smoke - free hotel rooms & suites


We offer the bride and groom-to-be an unforgettable day complete with expert wedding planners and a choice of ballrooms including our opulent Emerald Ballroom with sparkling chandeliers and striking artwork. Add to all of this the gorgeous San Francisco backdrop and you have the ingredients for a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Catering options:
  • Reception
  • Rehearsal
  • In House Catering
  • Traditional
  • Modern
  • Vintage


We offer a combined total of 19,000 square feet of meeting space with flexible floor plans that allow for a variety of customizable event options. From large and small conference rooms, to catering services and packages that save you time and money, we have you covered.


  • Meeting Packages with Special Pricing
  • Catering
  • Large Room Capacity: 650
  • Small Room Capacity: 15
  • Wireless and Hardwire Internet
  • A/V Equipment
Catering options:
  • In-house
Facility services and amenities:
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Whiteboards
  • Built-In AV
  • LCD
  • Audio-visual equip
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference room(s)

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