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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel has a lot of charm and heritage. It was beautifully decorated and one gets the feeling of being in the era of Al Capone. The staff was absolutely wonderful and kind! The rooms are a bit small and lack dresser drawers to put clothes away and avoid rooms on the 8th floor facing South as you will only... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the second time I stayed here for a sister weekend. The view from our room is a beautiful park, and the room and bathroom are gorgeous with very comfortable beds. We enjoyed Happy Hour in the hotel followed by a delicious dinner.

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Talent, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location excellent, close to great local theater arts and restaurants and the capital. Very comfortable , quiet, lovely linens, comfortable temperature. A bonus with fabulous restaurant for all meals right there. Interesting political art throughout the hotel.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are tastefully appointed, with a thoughtful balance of vintage and modern touches. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The location is perfect...within walking distance of great restaurants and open spaces.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Such a stylish hotel. My Husband and I were very impressed with the service and rooms we received for ourselves and our our children. I wish we had more time to spend here just enjoying this magnificent hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Citizen Hotel has character with interesting historic cartoons and is a great place to enjoy while in Sacramento. I highly recommend staying at this historic hotel. Everyone from the staff was friendly and gave me helpful directions to local restaurants. I will definitely stay again at the Citizen Hotel when I come back to Sacramento.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to stay. Exceptional service. Centrally located downtown. Absolutely a well kept property. Could not think of one thing I would change. The hotel restaurant has amazing food as well! Again, I would not look elsewhere while in Sacramento! Looking forward to a return trip!!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best time staying at this hotel. The front desk staff was so courteous and helpful, and the guys out front working the door and valet services were the best. Our room was clean and beautifully turned out. We never saw the cleaning staff, but our room was spotless each time we returned from the days' adventure. Although... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Sacramento on an extremely hot afternoon and everyone at The Citizen was welcoming and helpful. We requested a quiet room and were given one on the 13th floor. The room was clean and large enough and the bathroom was large, but very poorly lighted near the sink. Overall, it appears to be a very well-run hotel. However,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed exclusively at The Citizen since 2013, averaging 25+ days per year. This is by far the best hotel in the city and it sets the standard for the next wave of hotels moving into the downtown area. Grange is one of the best restaurants in the 916. Locally sourced ingredients and a fresh take on California cuisine,... More 

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