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The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

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New York City, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was in town with Dream Trips travel club. Philip and his front desk team exemplified the epitome of hotel hospitality. His professionalism, easy nature and attention to detail and were outstanding! All helped make my stay and first time in San Francisco very memorable.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We chose the hotel for its location and modern touch. It was beyond our expectations! We were welcomed by Clayton, the director of guest experience, who made sure we felt at home, gave us a number of excellent recommendations that made it so much easier to ease into this new city. Our room was street facing on the second floor...

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Matt_from_Paris, Thank you for your excellent feedback on your recent stay with us at The Marker San Francisco. I am so glad that we exceeded your expectations! I will certainly share your kind words with my everyone here; they will love it. We hope to have you again with us. Safe travels and we will see you soon! Best,...

Carlsbad
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a terrific boutique hotel; beautifully redone, centrally located, reasonably priced. The staff was personable and engaging - knew the area well and offered several spot on recommendations from walking routes to shopping to dining. Definitely worthy of a do-over!

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Pleasanton
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good hotel that has been redone quite nicely. The rooms are very well appointed, the price very reasonable and a terrific location. Checkin and checkout were amazingly easy. The sitting area is lovely and love that they have multiple fruit water available at all times. I enjoyed my stay and will return.

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SFO
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was in town for a play and a nice weekend with my daughter. This hotel was close to the theater and bbeautiful . had a special surprise in the room. And a wonderful upgrade. Restaurant was nice and the good great Thank you.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived from the other side of the world and after 24 hours of travel, the hotel did not let me in to my room until an hour after the guaranteed check-in time. We were never advised of the amenities included with our room until advised of an amenity price of $22 per day at check out. Many noises- drilling...

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Benjamin D, General Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ladyamber404, It looks like we missed the mark with your stay and I am very disappointed, I can assure you that this is not the norm as you can read in many of the other reviews. I will review with my team. Please accept my sincere apologies and do not hesitate to contact me directly when your travels bring...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Right in the heart of downtown in walking distance to the everything. The hotel staff was friendly, the rooms were super cute, and the daily free wine was a +++. They took care of us. Would definitely stay there again.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I recently stayed at The Marker to celebrate her 50th Birthday. We received a very warm welcome from the doormen and excellent customer service from Jackson and Brian at the check-in counter. We upgraded to an Executive Suite but unfortunately the mattress on my pull-out sofa had seen better days and was saggy and very uncomfortable. Other...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed tin Room 409 on the 4th floor in March for one night. Looked a tad old-fashioned at the start but was ok. Good location up the hill a little from the Port and just out of the noisy CBD. Can just walk down Geary Street until you it Market Street (the main street) where you can hop on a...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is friendly and charming. Eddy Lopez and Bryan Seabert reception gueest services very helpful! Our Jr Suite was very nice. Our adult children and grandchildren had adjoining rooms which were very convenient. Enjoyed a nice brunch, loved fruit infused water in lobby, fireplace and sitting area were great for family time, and wine happy hour was fun.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of downtown San Francisco, The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, is located just steps away from the historic beauty of Union Square. Distinct among San Francisco's lifestyle hotels, the signature warmth permeates the property from the service to the design of the interiors. Surrounded by the city's top theaters, restaurants, museums and shops, the urban boutique hotel features 208 newly renovated, vibrant and stylish guestrooms. The Marker celebrates the vibrancy of the city and the dynamism of its guests through innovative programming and thoughtful service. Guests can enjoy thoughtful special amenities including unlimited PressReader access for the digital newsstand, bicycle rentals to explore the city, in-room spa services and more. The lobby living room's plush, over-sized couches and curated local activations beckon guests to stay a while and soak in the comfortable, social atmosphere while unique programs, steeped in local authenticity, connect guests to the best of the destination. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's new dining concept, Tratto, a spirited bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities and casual, communal-style dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1640 (Formerly Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Union Square
Price Range: RM997 - RM1,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#32 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#35 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#52 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“My room looked at an adjacent building's wall, so try to ask for one farther down the main hall.”
 of 5 bubbles JayW913, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
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“we stayed in a couple of rooms there and all were great.”
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“The ones overlooking Geary feel more lively.”
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