888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: +1 888-811-4273
Fax: 415-616-6501

Just south of Market Street, this San Francisco luxury hotel is situated steps away from the city's top attractions, including the historic Cable Cars, world-class shopping on Union Square, Westfield's San Francisco Centre, Yerba Buena Gardens, and the Museum of Modern Art.

The hotel represents and warrants that its guest and meeting room facilities and all public areas of the Hotel are or shall be, at the time of the meeting dates, in compliance with both Titles II (public agencies) and III (public accommodations) of the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable laws and regulations.

Please note: There is another “InterContinental” hotel in San Francisco called the Mark Hopkins InterContinental Hotel, located on top of Nob Hill. Please make sure your taxi driver or shuttle driver is clear you are headed to 888 Howard Street, not 1 Nob Hill.


In September, San Francisco temperatures average a high of 71° F, dropping to an average low of 55° F. Fog often rolls in around 5pm in the evening and departs before noon the next day. The air conditioning in the conference rooms can be quite cool and the foggy evenings can be chilly. Please plan to bring a light jacket or sweater to keep warm.

Ground Transportation Information

All ground transportation between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) or other local area airports is the responsibility of each individual. There are taxis and shuttle services available right outside the baggage claim area of the airports.

Taxi Information

Taxis are readily available with no reservation required. The cost from SFO to downtown San Francisco is approximately $40 per taxi. The cost from OAK to downtown San Francisco is approximately $55 per taxi.

Airport Shuttle

SuperShuttle serves both San Francisco and Oakland airports. To make a reservation, please call (800) 258-3826. The cost from SFO to downtown San Francisco is approximately $16 per person. The cost from OAK to downtown San Francisco is approximately $25 per person.

Public Transportation (BART)

The subway, known as BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), stops at the Powell Street Station, which is located 3-1/2 city blocks from the hotel. You can telephone BART at: (510) 569-8310

One way fare from the San Francisco airport to the BART Powell station is ~ $5.35; one way fare from the Oakland airport to the BART Powell Station is $3.55 (plus an additional $3.00 fee for AirBART bus shuttle to BART station.)

BART Weekday Service Hours
4:09 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

BART Weekend Airport Service Hours
Sat: 5:54 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Sun: 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Using BART from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to San Francisco InterContinental:

Using BART from Oakland International Airport (OAK) to San Francisco InterContinental:

Driving Directions from Area Airports

The hotel is conveniently located only:

FROM SFO (San Francisco International):
Take US-101 North via the ramp to San Francisco and continue for 11.4 miles. Take a slight right at I-80 (signs for Bay Bridge/I-90/Oakland/7th St/US-101N), and take the 4th Street exit. Take a slight left at Bryant Street, then turn left at 3rd Street. Turn left at Howard Street. Hotel entrance is on the right-hand side.

FROM OAK (Oakland International):

Bay Bridge Close Sept 3-8  

The Bay Bridge will close at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3.and reopen by 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8

BART will be running all night long on Labor Day weekend.

Head West on Airport Drive toward Alan Shepard Way. Turn right at Alan Shepard Way. Turn right at John Glenn Drive. Turn left at Airport Drive, then a slight right to stay on Airport Drive (signs for Doolittle Dr/CA-61/Rental Car Center). Turn left at Doolittle Drive. Turn right at Hegenberger Road. Merge onto I-880 N via the ramp to Downtown Oakland. Take the exit on the left onto I-80 W toward San Francisco/Bay Bridge (Toll Road). Take 5th Street exit on the left toward US-101 N/Golden Gate Bridge. Slight right at 5th Street. Turn right at Minna Street. Turn right at 4th Street. Turn right at Howard Street.

Parking Information

Onsite valet parking at the Intercontinental is $53 + tax per day. Off-site parking is available across the street at the Fifth and Mission garage for $30 + tax per day.



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