Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
1500 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 441-4000
Note: When the rooms in the USENIX block are sold out, requests will be handled on a space-available basis at the hotel's standard rate. Make your reservations early!
AIRPORTS & GROUND TRANSPORTATION
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
(located approximately 12 miles from the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway)
Shuttles can be found at the Domestic and International Terminals: Vans depart from the Departures/Ticketing level from the roadway center island at all terminals.
Fares range from $12 to $20 USD, per person, one-way. For more information about transportation
to and from the San Francisco airport, please go to https://www.flysfo.com.
Taxi Service from SFO to the hotel will cost approximately $40.
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
(located approximately 20 miles from the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway)
Fares for Shuttle Service range from $30 to $40 USD, per person, one-way.
For more information about transportation to and from the Oakland International Airport,
please go to https://www.flyoakland.com/.
Taxi Service from OAK to the hotel will cost approximately $60.
From 101 North, take the 9th Street exit to Civic Center. Bear left at 9th Street. Continue onto Hayes Street. Turn right at Van Ness Avenue.
From 80 West (Bay Bridge), take the 9th Street exit to Civic Center. Bear left at 9th Street. Continue onto Hayes Street. Turn right at Van Ness Avenue.
The Holiday Inn Golden Gateway will provide parking for overnight guests at a discounted rate of $18 plus tax per night and $12 plus tax for local attendees.
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
The Civic Center Station is located approximately 1 mile from the Holiday Inn.
For purchasing a BART ticket at the station,
ticket machines will accept nickels, dimes, quarters, $1, $5, $10, and
$20 bills (Please note the ticket machine will not dispense more than
$4.95 in change for any one transaction). All BART stations are
accessible to wheelchair-enabled passengers. For more information about
BART, please see https://www.bart.gov.
The California Cable Car
The California Street Cable Car is located approximately 1 mile from the Holiday Inn. See https://www.sfcablecar.com/ for more information.
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ABOUT SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau