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Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florida
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67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little hesitant, with some of the reviews of other hotels in SF, but gave this hotel a try based on price and location - and super glad that we did. Well kept, great atmosphere and an amazing staff. The gentleman / manager who checked us in was very welcoming and got us situated quickly. As this was... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable! I'm also glad that you enjoyed our... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was modest size, and was tidy but not immaculate. The air conditioning was loud. No frig. The décor was cute but getting a bit shabby. Breakfast was similar to what is offered in chain hotels. Not worth $500/day. On the good side: Coffee was good. We liked the nearby boutique shopping, and it was a reasonable walk to... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the coffee and that you had a chance to visit some of the excellent restaurants within walking distance of the hotel! I'm... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself was very clean and pleasantly decorated. It was really cute to just hang out on the hammocks or chairs. On the other hand, the beds were very hard and uncomfortable and the bathroom small. For the price, I thought there could have been better beds. However! Tiffany was the highlight of our trip. She made sure we... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that Tiffany was the highlight of your trip. I'm also glad that you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast and that you had a chance to visit... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Hotel Del Sol. Starting with the reception staff, very friendly and helpful. Away from the crowded touristy areas, but walking distance from Fishermans Whalf. Two blocks away from Chesnut and Union streets, both with great shops and restaurants. Rooms were adequate size and breakfast convenient for quick bite on your way out. We would definitely return.

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable! I'm also glad that you enjoyed our... More 

Roskilde, Denmark
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there for 3 Days and it was very Nice and cosy too. we're a family of 5 plp and got a little suite with 2 rooms in bright jolly colors. Note that the breakfast is minimalistic yet good. You get the most basic in the breakfast, so og you've really hungry you'll have to be breakfast at diners

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I am however, disappointed to read that we did not meet your expectations regarding breakfast. Our Complimentary Continental Breakfast is just meant as something small to get your day... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of four stayed for three nights in July 2015. Location was excellent, we walked everywhere! Room was smaller than expected, even with the separate kids room (which was really tight). Street was very noisy (earplugs purchased at the drugstore helped a little) so ask for a room in the back. Kids loved the hammocks and afternoon cookies. The pool... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I am however, disappointed to read that you encountered problems with the cleanliness of the pool area. Your feedback is important to me and rest assured that I have... More 

Oslo, Norway
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled a family of for, and god a extremely small, smelly and low-standard room. The room did not look like any of the pictures at hotels.com. The breakfast was a joke; they had porridge (from bags) ed a couple of muffins. We had scheduled 3 nights, but chose to leave after two even though the hotel refused to reimburse... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I am however, disappointed to read that we did not meet your expectations regarding breakfast. Our Complimentary Continental Breakfast is just meant as something small to get your day... More 

Keller, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location and very nice service. The family room was awesome for our family of four. Kids had their own space and it was really cute. Only downside is the pool was really not very heated and the shallow end is completed shaded. The reason we chose this hotel was for the cute motel-type pool, but it just wasn't usable... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable! I'm also glad that you enjoyed our... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I generally like Joie de Vivre hotels but the Hotel del Sol isn't worth the money. I agree with others that the staff is quite pleasant, I knew the property was a renovated motel so didn't expect a different layout. The room was decent sized and fairly well appointed. However it smelled strongly of mildew, The air conditioner worked poorly... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I am however, disappointed to read that you encountered an unpleasant experience with the WiFi not working in your room; I will personally follow up with our internet provider... More 

Bergen, Norway
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56 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We spent 6 days in this hotel earlier this month. I booked this hotel due to the pool and the excellent reviews given by previous guests. The hotel is in a good location close to restaurants and shops and also quite close to Fishermans Wharf. We booked the junior suite as we are a family of 5 and need the... More 

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Ron R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings from the Hotel Del Sol! Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We always appreciate and look forward to guest feedback! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our rooms to be clean and comfortable! I'm also glad that you enjoyed our... More 

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Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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