InterContinental San Francisco is 4.1 miles away from Golden Gate Park.

Located right in the heart of San Francisco, the InterContinental offers easy access to attractions, such as the Intersection for the Arts and Westfield San Francisco Center Shopping Mall, which are both within walking distance. This innovative property is making great strides in taking a strong stance regarding eco-initiatives. The hotel is the largest LEED Gold Recipient under the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC) in California, and the third largest in the United States. They are also the first LEED® EBOM Gold certified hotel property to offer the Zipcar Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle for guests to rent during their stay.

The 550 guestrooms at the InterContinental are equipped with iPod docking station, minibars, and 42-inch plasma televisions with premium digital channels and pay movies. The bathrooms offer bathtubs or showers, hair dryers, and even scales for your convenience.

During their stay, guests at the smoke-free InterContinental enjoy:

• 24-hour fitness and wellness center with cardio machines and free-weights equipment
• Access to Jacuzzi spa tub and indoor heated lap pool
• 24-hour business center on the third floor with services, such as copying, printing, and fax
• New American cuisine with global influences at onsite restaurant, Luce

Transportation from InterContinental San Francisco to Golden Gate Park

1. Car or Taxi

One of the shortest routes from the hotel to the park by car or taxi takes about 16 minutes to complete.

Start by heading southwest on Howard Street toward 5th Street, before taking the 3rd right onto 6th Street. Continue onto Golden Gate Avenue/Taylor Street until you can make a right onto Taylor Street. Take the 1st left onto Turk St before making a left turn onto Stanyan Street. The park will be on your right.

2. Bike

To reach the park from the hotel by bike, expect a 29-minute ride. Start by heading southwest on Howard Street toward 5th Street, and then turn right onto 7th Street. Make a left turn onto McAllister Street, followed by a left onto Baker Street. Turn right onto San Francisco Bicycle Route 30, and make a right in order to stay on the bike route. Turn left onto Fell Street, before making a right turn onto Stanyan Street. The park will be on your left.

3. Light Rail

You will take a 6-minute walk from the hotel to catch the N – Judah (Direction: Ocean Beach via Downtown) from the Metro Powell Station/Outbound. The light rail arrives at Carl Street and Stanyan Street. The total trip takes 28 minutes to complete.

4. Bus

After taking about a 7-minute walk to the departure point of Market Street and Powell Street, you can take either the 5-bus (Fulton – Direction: Ocean Beach) arriving at Fulton Street and Stanyan Street West OR the 21-bus (Hayes – Direction: Golden Gate Park) arriving at Hayes Street and Stanyan Street. Both trips take about 32 minutes to reach the park.

Contact Details

InterContinental San Francisco
Address: 888 Howard Street
Phone Number: (415) 616-6581