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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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  • 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
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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the Citizen for the third time last week and found it once again delightful. The people are friendly, the rooms nice with great amenities and the location good. I have never experienced the loud noise others mention. The breakfast is especially good at the Grange restaurant. I had a corner room this stay with a capital view... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy staying here when we travel to Sacramento. It's a great hotel with great staff. The location is perfect for us. We would recommend it to anyone that is heading to that area. Give yourself 10 mins when waiting for your car.

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Skagway, AK
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to splurge and stay at the Citizen for a night. It is near downtown, we parked at the city parking garage across the street which is only $5 per night after 5 pm until 6 am. Still ended up paying $17 ($1.50 per half hour outside of the evening rate). The hotel has a small lobby lined with antique... More 

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sacramento
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29 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a show and dinner and having a nightcap and bedding down here beats the 1/2 hour drive home by a mile. We've done this a lot. It's a really nice small hotel, but, if you've read the reviews you know this: don't get a room near the elevators. Expect some noise anyway, especially if there is an event.... More 

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Campbell, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and two dogs came to meet me after a looooooong day in federal court. We were spending the night together then heading up to the mountains for a nice, equally loooonnng, weekend. The hotel was amazingly accommodating of our two dogs (one 60 pounds and one 90). Note: NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR DOGS! I had hoped to join... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room is a little small with paper thin walls. Staff are very courteous and professional. Amenities are first class, staff are well presented and happy. Restaurant is delightful and food delicious. Drinks poured liberally. The location of this hotel is perfect for access to all parts of Downtown Sacramento. We will definitely return here, to mix again with the yuppies.

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Graz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Citizen Hotel is accommodated in one of the architecturally most interesting high rise buildings in downtown Sacramento. Beside this aspect, the hotel stands out with a great service, cozy rooms and an excellent breakfast menu in the "Grange" restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel. The staff were so friendly and courteous. The rooms were attractive. The hotel itself was like stepping back into time with old world charm. There is a great restaurant right there and the convention center is only a couple of blocks away. Would definitely stay here again.

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San Francisco, CA
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having had a pleasant stay at The Citizen Hotel a couple years back, it was our first choice for a repeat visit to Sacramento and made for a perfect place to stop along the way to Tahoe. Little had changed since my first visit, which in this case, was perfectly fine! Check-in was friendly and efficient and it was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving through, in route to Palm Desert and needed a play to stay after a long day of travel. The hotel is conveniently located, and the staff very accommodating. Although their restaurant, Grange, was very busy, the front desk helped us secure a reservation. Our restaurant experience was fabulous, both food and service. Our hotel room was very... More 

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