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The Citizen Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

4.0 of 5 926 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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012 via mobile

I travel a LOT for business, and I've recently started making occasional trips to Sacramento. I look forward to these trips - because I know I'll be staying at the Citizen Hotel. Pound for pound this is one of my favorite hotels anywhere - and believe me I've been to a lot of hotels. The Citizens earns five stars from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

We just spent 3 days at the Citizen and had a great stay. The best thing about the hotel by far was the staff, this is the first hotel I have every stayed at that gets five stars for everyone working at the hotel. Without exception every staff member we had contact with was friendly and helpful. I have stayed... More 

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Sacramento, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

This was an attractive hotel but I didn't think the service was very good either in the hotel or the restaurant (Grange). I also thought the hotel was pretentious and noisy. Just not that good of an experience.

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

Dear Hal N I am very sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your stay. Our goal is to provide excellant service in all areas and it appears that we failed you during your stay. I would love to get additional details regarding the lack of service you encountered so that we strive to improve ourselves. Mark J... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I stayed at the citizen for small vacation in the summer before things got hectic at work. I really like the hotel and its great location. I have family and friends who stay in the Sacramento area and they visited and we always went places within walking distance. The mall, old town sac and even the capitol are a couple... More 

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Inglewood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Excelente rooms and very friendly and efficient customer service! The location was close to the Convention Center. I love the Bathroom and enjoy mi relaxing Bathtub.

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Charlotte Hall, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

The hotel is nice BUT was VERY noisy - bars around the hotel - not much soundproofing in the rooms. Also - coffee and shampoos not replenished

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

Dear Roz M. Thank you for the feedback regarding your recent stay. I apologize that you were disturbed by the noise in the neighborhood. Unfortunately we are a downtown hotel and sometimes street noise may be a factor. We often can locate light sleepers in areas of the hotel which may be quieter if we are made aware of that... More 

Santa Monica, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Upon entering this wonderful hotel, it becomes obvious that it has embraced the long tradition of Sacramento politics through its clever use of 19th Century decorum and political cartoons. The lobby has the feeling of a law office of days gone by and each room is decorated to enhance the political climate of the day. This is a boutique hotel... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Great location, great staff, great bar and restaurant. One warning though bring your own TP because they use stuff that Motel 6 rejected as to rough

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Oakland, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Stayed one night for business and was pleasantly surprised at how the Citizen exceeded my expectations. All the staff embodied the joie attitude, really welcoming, down to earth, pleasant. Room was plush, solid, vintage but chic, well appointed, huge bathroom and tub. Had room service twice (grilled veggies and mashed potatoes for dinner and egg whites and fruit for breakfast).... More 

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Maumee, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

I was in Sacramento for a tourism conference, and my travel department put me up at The Citizen Hotel. Once I learned it was a Joie de Vivre property I knew I would be in good hands. It is a converted SRO property I believe and the architects and designers did a beautiful job. It has a dark wood lobby... More 

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Address: 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
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Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Citizen Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Citizen Hotel Sacramento
Citizen Boutique Hotel Sacramento
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Sacramento
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento
#9 Family Hotel in Sacramento

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