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Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated across the street from the Ferry Building. It provided a good location and the view was outstanding. We stayed in the Deluxe Panoramic Circular Suite and it could not have been more comfortable! Our original plan was to drive a bit north of SF on Saturday but we were draw to the Farmer's Market at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel situated on the water. Very pleasant staff who showcased incredibly intuitive hospitality. Entering the hotel we were greeted with friendly warm smiles and a presence that immediately made you feel at home

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

Dear Zachary R: I am so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us at Hotel Vitale. We strive to provide exceptional and personalized guest service to each of our guests so that their experience is top notch. I look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to San Francisco. Sincerely, Antoine Berberi More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all ok but not worth the price. The rooftop was a BIG disappointment, there was no chairs or furniture at all and it was in the shade more or less the whole day. The rooms were ok but nothing special, the lobby likewise.The restaurant served one of the worst pastas i have had in recent years so stay... More 

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

Dear PellePo: We have very high standards of service at Hotel Vitale and I am very glad you were able to experience this during your stay. I am, however, very sorry that the rest of your stay did not meet your standards.The lounge furniture on our rooftop terrace should have been replaced on Saturday morning for guest use after our... More 

West Menlo Park, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here a few times before and having seen a great deal on Living Social we grabbed it. We stayed in a king partial water view room and a roll away was brought in for our son. We love the location and the style of the hotel. Another wonderful aspect is that they are dog friendly so we... More 

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

Dear Sylvialuna: I am so glad you chose Hotel Vitale to celebrate Mother's Day this past weekend. Our location and style is quite wonderful and I am happy to hear your furry family member also enjoyed their stay. I am sorry to hear you were not able to enjoy our outdoor terraces during your stay. We did have a couple... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on business for a night. I did not use any of the spa services. First off, the location can't be beat. It's right on the Embarcadero, steps from the Bay, with an unbelievable view and close to many great attractions. You'd be very hard pressed to find a better location in the entire city. The hotel itself... More 

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

Hello davefox05: I am so happy to hear that you enjoy our location and views of the bay. They are quite stunning and we are very close to many of the city's great attractions as you mention. I am also glad you enjoyed breakfast in Americano Restaurant as well during your stay. I do hope on your next visit to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay- very quiet area and rooms were beautiful, as were staff. The little restaurant downstairs was great and outdoor area was beautiful. It is about a 20min walk down to the main strip and Alcatraz dock but we liked being away from the hustle and bustle. The tram cars are much further away but the old trams/shuttle... More 

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

Dear ClaudsMelbourne: I am glad to hear that you found our rooms beautiful and enjoyed the proximity of our hotel to many of the local San Francisco attractions such as Alcatraz and the Embarcadero. I am also happy to hear you enjoyed our restaurant, Americano, during your stay with us. I also will make sure to recognize our team for... More 

San Francisco
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156 reviews 156 reviews
97 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, this is a beautiful hotel property. It is located right by the iconic Ferry Building with its wonderful food vendors, it is right by the San Francisco Bay, and it has a great bar with a patio, the Americano. However, this hotel falls into the trap of trying to be hip and cool and as a... More 

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

Dear Gearhead85: I am glad you found your accommodations at our hotel to be very nice and enjoyed our beautiful property. I am also happy to hear you were able to enjoy Americano Restaurant and Bar during your stay with us. Please know that we do have a very high standard of service and I am so sorry to hear... More 

Chatham, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel in a tremendous location - ferry terminal is right across the street, AT&T park within walking distance (about a mile), easy Uber or mass transit ride to anywhere you need to go. Very comfortable rooms, nice roomy bathrooms, make sure you go up to the various rooftop terraces. One big item to note - the lower level, waterfront... More 

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

Hello JimmyR81, I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Vitale, including our location as well as our rooms and 5th and 7th floor rooftop terraces. The terraces are definitely a place to relax during your stay and enjoy! I am happy to hear we were able to accommodate you on one of our higher level... More 

Los Angeles, California
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were married in SF so we have a special place in our hearts for the city. In the past we've stayed around Union Square but this time we decided to venture to another part of town, near the Ferry Building. Hotel Vitale seemed to fit the bill and boy were we right. Located directly across the... More 

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

Hello Michael L, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Hotel Vitale. Our Bathing Rituals at the Spa Vitale truly are a relaxing experience that shouldn't be missed! So glad to hear your one night stay was a relaxing one filled with everything you were looking for on this trip to San Francisco. We hope to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Hotel Vitale was a real treat. Boutique hotel in a great position with very helpful and friendly staff. We fell in love with our room - a panoramic suite 270-degree view of the Oakland Bay Bridge, bay and Embarcadero. And to wake up on the first morning and watch the sun the sun rise up and over... More 

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

Hello Beverley G, I am very happy to hear how much you loved your stay in our Deluxe Panoramic Suite. The view is truly breathtaking at any point throughout the day! I am also glad to hear you were able to enjoy your room and that our Concierge was able to assist you with everything you needed. I will make... More 

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