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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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Carson, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We stayed here for one night as just a stopover driving down to L.A. from Seattle. I was really impressed as soon as I walked through the front door of this place! Everything was decorated nicely and well-kept. The views from this building were spectacular! Stay here if you can if the price is right, this place is so awesome... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This hotel is located right across from Ceasar Chavez Park. We could see the Capitol from our room. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. The restaurant the "Grange" is also very refreshing for a evening cocktail and dinner. There are multiple restaurants nearby. They need to add a handicap ramp in front of the hotel for people in wheelchairs... More 

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Folsom, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We live in the Sacramento area but just wanted a night away. We decided on The Citizen because it's a small boutique hotel and they had a romantic evening package called the Red White, and Violet Blue named after an author who finished writing her erotic stories book in the hotel. The hotel was pretty busy the night we stayed... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012 via mobile

We had a flight from Sacramento and chose to look at the town and stayed 2 nights. The hotel is in the middle of town, so we could reach everything by foot. Unfortunetly it was quite noisy because they celebrated a wedding on both evenings. But the rooms are beautiful. We didn't try breakfast because it is quite expensive and... More 

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Fremont, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Beautifully appointed, classy, clean, lots of amenities (some with extra charges). The staff was impeccable, and the historic building is stunning. Great cocktail bar with an added restaurant (that I did not have time to dine in but have heard very good reports from friends in the area). Great service and welcoming concierge. I will stay here anytime I am... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I stayed at the Citizen for 3 nights and I loved the hotel! The service was great, the room was great (and clean) and the location was really good. I would recommend staying here. Svenska: Jag bodde på The Citizen hotel i 3 nätter och älskade hotellet! Servicen var fantastisk, liksom rummet och läget. Rummet var rent, snyggt och modernt.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights at a really good rate for the quality of the hotel. Great location and very polite and friendly staff. Clean, lovely rooms. The only issue is that everything is an added extra including paying for wireless per device per 24 hr period everywhere in the hotel - every other hotel we stayed in had... More 

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San Diego, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Over all my experience was good…….. The room was very small and had a combination wardrobe that included a refrigerated convenience bar filled with snacks and treats but no room for personal stuff like bottled water, The wardrobe had two fluffy white robes, several wooden hangers , an ironing board with an Iron. Unfortunately, that left very little room to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

I heard that there was a lot of noise complaints before I stayed here. My room was on J street and I was on the 9th floor. I did not really have any issues with noise. I could hear traffic a little bit but it's the city you are going to have that. Other than that I loved the beds,... More 

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Geneva NY
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

There is a real danger in using too many superlatives to describe a hotel experience. But there's no way around it - my 8 day stay at the Citizen Hotel was as close to perfect as humanly possible! First impressions are paramount - and the smiling, welcoming staff at the front door set the tone. The front desk staff greeted... More 

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