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The Holiday Inn in Downtown San Francisco

Our Transportation Guide to Cable Cars, Taxis, and BART

Located on Van Ness Avenue, amid the hustle and bustle of downtown San Francisco, the location of the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel is beyond compare. When you stay at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, you’ll experience the best of San Francisco! Book your stay with us today.

The dedicated staff at our Tours and Transportation desk is ready to assist you with transportation needs, as well as providing you with information on all the fascinating attractions and things to do in downtown San Francisco. You can browse a sample list of San Francisco tours here and contact our Tours and Transportation desk directly at 415.447.3024 or by email.


Ride Our Famous San Francisco Cable Cars!

The Holiday Inn San Francisco is literally just steps from California Street, where iconic cable cars offer easy access to all the sights and sounds of SF. Hop onboard and see San Francisco on the city’s most famous form of transportation! For more details and tips, view our Cable Car page here.


The Bay Area Rapid Transport (BART) is San Francisco’s popular subway system. If you’re traveling on BART to the hotel, exit Civic Center South (1150 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102), which is 1 mile north of our hotel.

To get to the Holiday Inn from the Civic Center Station: (1) Start out going southwest on Market St toward Hyde Street (2) Turn right onto Hayes Street (3) Turn right onto Van Ness Avenue

To get to the Civic Center Station from the Holiday Inn: (1) Start going north on Van Ness Avenue (2) Take the 1st right onto California Street (3) Turn right onto Hyde Street (4) Turn left onto Market Street

Taxis & MUNI Buses

For guests looking to take a taxi or ride the bus, both can be found right outside the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel. Our Concierge is happy to help with the bus schedule, while our Porter is ready and available to hail a cab for you. Either way, the professional staff at our downtown San Francisco hotel is here for you!

See San Francisco on Foot

The Holiday Inn Hotel in San Francisco is within walking distance to more than 60 restaurants, offering a variety of cuisine, from Japanese to Italian to American and more, sure to please any palate. In addition, The Civic Center, Financial District, museums, attractions, parks, and shopping venues are just minutes away, making us the ideal choice for traveling on foot!

Rent a Car

Rent a car and see the city on your own watch. Our car rental & luxury transportation partnerships include:

  • Cityshare
  • Enterprise Car Rental
  • Lorrie’s Shuttle
  • A Capital Limo

(415) 441-4000