Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

San Francisco



Holiday Inn Golden Gateway is a 26-floor hotel nestled in the heart of downtown San Francisco by the Bay. Whether its an intimate gathering of family and friends or a lavish party with everyone you know, Holiday Inn Golden Gateway promises your San Francisco wedding will be unforgettable. The Holiday Inn Golden Gateway has several spaces for receptions and ceremonies. The grand Emerald Ballroom is San Francisco’s largest event room. The Emerald Ballroom sparkles with magnificent chandeliers and unique San Francisco artwork. Imagine, stepping up onto the ballroom’s permanent stage and exchanging vows under soft, romantic lighting. After the ceremony guests can enjoy a cocktail hour in the Emerald Ballroom Foyer. Pose for your formal wedding pictures in nearby Yerba Buena Gardens or on a historic cable car. The cable car line is just steps from the hotel. Continue the wedding festivities back in the Emerald Ballroom with dancing and delectable food. The onsite catering provides you with a variety of menu options, from informal buffets to elaborate dinners. Professional event planners are on hand to assist you, from catering to flowers, every step of the way.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 500 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 450 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $4,000 to $5,000 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a food and beverage minimum which starts at $6,000. Please inquire with the venue for exact food and beverage minimums for your wedding day. Additional hours can be arranged. A non-refundable security deposit of 25% of the estimated wedding cost is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Holiday Inn Golden Gateway is estimated at between $10,019 and $21,516 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM