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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 #23 of 236 hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Despite a fantastic location, and stunning view on Embarcadero and the Bridge, as well as beautifully designed hotel, the hotel lacks of soul and "customer care", as in "we are happy to have you here, what can we do to make your stay unforgettable" ...considering the price tag. Service, mostly in the F&B section, wasn't up to par, I invite... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

he best thing about this hotel is the location. It is right across the Ferry Bldg and our view was the Bay... beautiful! So ask for the Bay View when booking. The rooms are small but well designed that it does not feel cramped. They are clean and modern. Then the bathroom amenities are "Fresh" --- love it! Service staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Vitale and I learned that the first visit wasn't a fluke. It's really a very nice place to stay. The hotel has a very peaceful feeling and is in a great location - across the street from the Ferry Terminal, close to BART, and walking distance to lots of other places you'll want... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Vitale. The room was conveniently laid out, the bed comfortable and the desk efficient. It was clean and the furnishings were stylish. The hotel is centrally located right at the Embarcadero so it is really easy to get around. The staff were also very nice and accomodating. On our second... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not easy to pick a hotel in San Francisco. There are really no "must stay" hotels and each neighborhood has its pluses and minuses. My friends decided on the Hotel Vitale and I can't say it was even on my radar. I am very glad they did. But walking in my room...I was ready to "walk out". It started... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've officially switched from the major chains in SF to staying at the Vitale everytime I come to the city. While prices are slightly higher the proximity to the water, the ferry building, embacadero to go running in the morning and the kind staff you meet everywhere while staying at the hotel are very convincing. Joie de vivre really has... More

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Elk Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel based on a recommendation from a friend. It was a short stay but worth it. The hotel is in a great location right next to the Piers. We had great service while we were there. It was clean and fairly quiet. The room we stayed in was very modern with a comfy bed. I would... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a frequent business traveler to SF, I typically stay at the 4 Seasons or the Ritz. This past week I decided to try the Hotel Vitale. Room rate was $650 - comparable to my usual haunts but service was lacking and it is noisy with the bustling restaurant, outside music and street noise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I needed to stay overnight in SF with our 7-month-old baby. As others have noted, the hotel itself is very well located, and quite lovely, but the real star at this hotel was the service. I travel frequently for work, and this hotel had simply the most helpful and agreeable staff I've encountered in a long time.... More

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

Dear MarinaSF, I am glad that you enjoyed your family “staycation” and thank you so much for recognizing our star team. I truly believe that they make the hotel both a wonderful place for our guests to visit as well as a great place to work. We hope to have you and your husband stay with us again next time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the 6th floor suite with the breathtaking 180 degree panoramic view of the bridge and the city. Oh my! It was just stunning. The room was beautiful and the concierge made sure that we were greeted with a lovely welcoming platter of breads, fruits, cheeses, and wine! How thoughtful! He also went out of his way to... More

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

Dear doxygirl123, I am so pleased that your stay with us was first rate. The circular suites are a guest favorite—because anyone who has experienced the soaking tub with views of the bay would agree with you. I will be sure to mention you kind words to our concierge team—they certainly are the best at surprising and delighting our guests!... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Also Known As:
Vitale Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Vitale
Vitale San Francisco
Address: 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Financial District
Amenities:
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:
#10 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#16 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#25 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#58 Family Hotel in San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel 4.5*
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