We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 85 Sacramento hotels

The Citizen Hotel

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hotel website
Hotel packages
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Parking Package
Save Saved
You added The Citizen Hotel to your Saves list
The Citizen Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
88%
Ranked #3 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
PeterBerkow Chico, California
  • Overview
  • Reviews (441)
  • Photos (142)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (122)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

441 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    236
    152
    37
    10
    6
See reviews for
50
129
36
178
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (122)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Chico, California
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an excellent hotel. It is unfortunate that it gets so many bad reviews because of the noise. I asked at the front desk about that, and they were very clear: Some rooms are noisy, because they are directly above the bar area and the reception area for the weddings. They gave me a room far from that, on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My experience at the Citizen Hotel was a good one. The room service staff were excellent and I enjoyed getting a $5 food/beverage voucher for each night that I didn't have the room cleaned! I put those to good use in the restaurant downstairs. The staff were always smiling and friendly and helped out with requests in any way they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida USA
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Heritage hotel, rennovated and well-maintained; lots of special touches associated with the period it was originally built. Great staff in all departments, knowledgable, friendly, quickly responded to any requests (eg, extra hangers, non-feather pillows, etc). Well-located, just 3 blocks from convention center, bus and taxi rank in same block. The Grange restaurant, on the hotel property, has a gourmet menu,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bronx, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are a number of things I enjoyed about this hotel, but I will try to be brief. First off was its location. I was able to catch a bus right in front of the airport that left me within feet of the entrance to the hotel. The bus was $2 and took the exact same route any cab would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Folsom, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Your experience will vary depending on your room location. We booked a Jr. Suite and were given room 801. When we entered the room, we heard a man talking on a loud speaker. Right outside the window is an outdoor tent that hosts events. It's called their Metropolitan Terrace and is a rooftop tent. I've attached pictures to show the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, good bed, well decorated small rooms. Only downside was slow expensive internet wifi in room. Good restaurant for breakfast each morning. My 5th floor room did not have a noise problem as others have mentioned in their reviews.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great, the parking required either a long walk or valet which worried me. The entire hotel as well as the room had so much character with such a story to tell behind it. The breakfast at the restaurant was the best omelet I have ever had in my life!!! The room was very clean and classy with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I loved my stay at the Citizen and would recommend this place to lay your head if you're traveling to the state Capitol. From the moment you arrive, everyone from the valets to the various staff walking around greet you with a warm hello. I was in some beat up travel clothes, so I thought I was gonna get the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kentfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The hotel is in an excellent location downtown. Easy walking distance to multiple local attractions, restaurants and bars. The architecture of the building and the interior design of the hotel and its rooms are excellent. A unique, historic and beautiful hotel in Sacramento that is reminiscent ot excellent hotels in larger, international metropolises. Room service is very good and they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a great stay at the Citizen. Perfect location for downtown making everything walkable. The staff was first rate and everyone was super friendly. The rooms were clean and was very quiet. The Grange was an extra treat! Make sure you dine there as well.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Citizen Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Citizen Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Citizen Hotel

Address: 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Citizen Hotel 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Loews Hotels, Orbitz, Travelocity, Booking.com, Jetsetter, Expedia, Hotels.com, Tingo, Otel, Priceline, BookingOdigeoWL, getaroom.com and Venere so you can book your The Citizen Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Citizen Hotel Sacramento
Citizen Boutique Hotel Sacramento

142 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (105)
Viewed
Room/suite (42)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (28)
Viewed
Bathroom (16)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (17)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (12)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Sacramento with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Sacramento #2 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento #7 Family Hotel in Sacramento
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
198

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Citizen Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer