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Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (Financial District)
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Ranked #26 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel for it's location and good on-line reviews. We were there to support our daughter who was running in the SF marathon and to give ourselves a day in THE City. We arrived very early Sunday morning, 6am to be greeted by the most kind and friendly staff we have ever encountered. The hotel's entrance was actually... More

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Irvine, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed out here on fourth of July weekend and got a beautiful view of fireworks from 5th floor balcony terrace, another one located on the 8th. location is literally across the street from bay bridge and port of SF, however, have to make a bit of a hectic drive to get closer to the touristy areas such as fisherman's wharf,... More

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Rawtenstall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was our first of 3 on our honeymoon in USA. We had booked a room with a Bay Bridge view. To say our room had a Bay Bridge view is being a bit optimistic. We had to peep out the corner of the window to see it. We asked reception if there were any more rooms we could... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk in the chic lobby, you'll realize that this hotel offers something special. The attention to detail matches the attention they offer their guests. Beautiful rooms overlooking the Embarcadero. Fabulous linens. Well stocked mini bar. It's very trendy and hip and for two 60 year olds, we loved the excitement and energy of the place. Walking... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a San Francisco native currently living in Alamo and working in the city. Whenever I have friends or clients visit San Francisco I urge them to stay at the Hotel Vitale. The location is the best! If you enjoy running, the run from the hotel along the Embarcadero to the Gold Gate Bridge is fabulous. Hotel Vitale is... More

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear 892KP1: Wow! You write us a lovely review and recommend us to everyone you know—that is fantastic! I am so glad that your daughter and new son-in-law enjoyed their stay with us and we hope to welcome them back to Hotel Vitale again next year for their anniversary. Thank you again for your loyalty and we look forward to... More

Livermore, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for the weekend with my husband. Great location with fantastic views of the Bay Bridge and Ferry Building. We did not opt to pay for a room with a view, but did enjoy the views from the rooftop terraces on the 5th and 8th floors a couple of different times. Nice to be able to take a glass... More

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear CaliforniaCindyE: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience—it is wonderful to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your “staycation” with us. Our terraces are a wonderful way to enjoy the view and fresh air without even having to leave the hotel. I will gladly pass along your kind words to Steve and the... More

Newport Beach, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to our corporate headquarters this hotel was suggested by our travel department. I used to stay at some of the larger chains which are a bit further away so I decided to try this hotel and I am very glad I did. This is a very clean, modern hotel with helpful staff and a convenient location. The bar is... More

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear PermaJetLag: I’m glad to hear that we are in a convenient location for your business needs as well as your favorite restaurants! We would be happy to welcome you and your wife next time you are in town for a getaway—a trip to Spa Vitale definitely helps to get into vacation mode. See you both soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights in June. Excellent side room on the 5th floor with great view of Bay Bridge. Very comfortable bed. On the edge of financial district and opposite Ferry Building this hotel is in a great position for a stay in San Francisco. Particular thanks to the concierge,Steve, who gave us very helpful advice regarding restaurants, transport,places to visit... More

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff033: I am delighted to hear that your Hotel Vitale experience was altogether excellent. The views of the bay are quite popular year round, and our beds are not only comfortable, they are famous—take a look at the ceiling in Americano next time you visit to see them featured in “The Dreamers” series. I will be sure to let... More

Greenwich, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely staff. Great location, right across from the Ferry Building. Beautiful room overlooking the bridge. Very nice terraces on 5th and 7th floors (sometimes reserved for private events.) Lively cafe for afternoon tea (or happy hour... more frequently, so it seemed.)

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear AmyLipton: Thank you for your review, I am pleased to hear that your Hotel Vitale experience was altogether lovely. With the Ferry Building, terraces, and an Americano visit, it sounds like the only thing you weren’t able to experience was Spa Vitale! Well, I hope we can entice you with a lovely massage and Bathing Ritual next time you... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of our West coast trip down from British Columbia We had booked a room through our agents, which should have been 'superior with water view' What we got was a room on the second floor (our first floor) overlooking The Embacadero with a shot of water view between the buildings opposite, and the hotel patio which... More

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HotelVitaleGM, Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear JackiR143: I am sorry to hear that your room was not as you had expected—if you would like to contact myself or our reservations department directly, we will be happy to indicate your preference for a quiet, non-accessible room on your profile. Our hotel design incorporates the calming tones and textures of nature, which is intended to be relaxing... More

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Address: 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel 4.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#14 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco #23 Green Hotel in San Francisco #25 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco #27 Business Hotel in San Francisco #43 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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