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The Citizen Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in this hotel on my way to Seattle last week. This hotel is a trendy and fancy hotel. When I arrived, it was a busy time. There were a lot of people all dressed up, standing outside the hotel, waiting. I had been driving for 7 hours and traveling with two dogs. So I felt a little bit... More 

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philadelphia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I totally dig the Citizen. I visit Sacramento 8 times a year and I always stay at this hotel. The staff is accommodating. The rooms are top notch and the location is superb. The room has an old world charm with modern amenities.

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Irvine, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure of staying at the Citizen Hotel for one night last week. I wish that it could have been longer. The responsiveness and pleasant attitude of the staff was extraordinary. I have stayed in literally hundreds of hotels and these staff were uniformly superior to what I have experienced elsewhere. And it was not just one or... More 

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Middletown, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where do I start.......From the moment we were met outside for valet parking until check-out the service by staff was outstanding in every regard. Everyone was so courteous and helpful. The room was lovely. My daughter and I stayed to celebrate her birthday (on Mother's Day) and it was just perfect. We ate next door at The Grange. Don't miss... More 

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New York City, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A perfect place to stay in Sacramento. I'm a huge fan of the Joie de Vivre property in SF, Hotel Vitale, so was looking forward to staying the the Citizen during a recent trip for business. The hotel impressed me and made me want to spend more time in this very cool, yet off the radar city. The rooms are... More 

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Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although. My stay was entirely pleasant, I want to comment on the superb customer service that was extended to me. From the time I registered to the time I checked out, I was treated with the utmost concern and respect. Housekeeping staff greater me cordially and the. S Taff at t he reservation desk treated me as a long time... More 

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Petaluma, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This older hotel has been upgraded and my room was delightful. It was not an especially large room, but was quite nicely appointed. The bathroom was large, howeveit was not as well-lit as I would have liked. The location is great - easy to walk to a number of restaurants and cafes. This hotel is also pet-friendly, and there were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you travel with children, don't expect anyone to be of any help to you. Also, don't expect phones in the room to work or to be able to sleep due to noise from the late-night "dance" "club" directly across the street. Don't expect them to have anything waiting in the room for you when they say they'll have things... More 

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blarkin, General Manager at The Citizen Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. To be honest, it kept me up last night after it came across your review, as what you experienced in your words is nothing compared to the level of service we provide here at the Citizen Hotel. I am at a loss and extremely sorry that you feel the way you do as your visit... More 

Orange County, CA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
41 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a week for work. Good location- 3 blocks to the Capitol Bldg. Check-in was fast, room wasn't ready at noon when we arrived so they offered to text us when key was ready for pickup. No pool and gym has no windows and very stuffy. They give free access to the California Fitness Gym - which... More 

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Campbell, CA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night at the Citizen for a meeting nearby. Good location downtown with easy walking to the Capitol or to Old Town. Courteous staff. $25 for 24 hour valet parking with in/out privileges. Room was nice but small (it looked bigger on the website photos). Wonderful view, however, of the Capitol building all lit up at night. Not pleased... More 

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