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Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel

3.0 of 5 444 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location was perfect for us, room was great, but what sent it over the top was the friendly, kind helpful staff. Staff gave us an excellent recommendation for a nearby restaurant, as well as directing us to a great workout facility across the street.

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Newbury Park, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed at the Laurel Inn because it was close to both the USF and the home where she would reside during her second year. The room was comfortable, the service amazing and I didn't have to move my car every two hours. I'll be staying again in a couple of weeks as my daughter is inducted... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first stayed in the Laurel MOTOR inn in 1963 when my twin cousins were born. My gramma took me and I remember the thrill of taking the elevator down one floor and getting breakfast. That was a long time ago. I stayed there next in 1976 when my house, about 12 blocks away, burned down. Still, we were close... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We were looking for a hotel near the University of San Francisco to drop-off our son (who was attending his first year) and stumbled upon the Lauren Inn. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Denise, in particular was very helpful. ** Another plus, the "Laurel" was relatively close (proximity-wise) to Trader Joes, Best Buy and Target (Star Bucks). Our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed at The Laurel Inn because of a recommendation. My daughter just started college nearby and we needed a close hotel. This hotel is small and quaint. We checked in a little late and by that time there was no parking on the top level. Tanya at the front desk said she would move her car so we could... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've wanted to stay here for years but it semed to always be full, so I was ecstatic to find a room. I stayed over a weekend, August 1st to the 3rd. There were three problems I feel I should mention. We were in room 103 and the bathroom was very tiny; the toilet seemed to be shoehorned into the... More

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Sun Lakes
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful ambience! Friendly welcoming staff ! Wonderful bed, sheets and comforters ! Love the renovation taking place. Excellent view of the city. Quiet ! Only issue would be to add to the continental breakfast . The delicious roll is not quite enough

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have been traveling to SF for years, but I couldn't find my "place" to stay. Stumbled upon the Laurel Inn website last year while looking for a hotel in this part of town. I am so glad I did. It's quiet, clean, and a very friendly helpful staff. The price is affordable and they have covered parking too. It's... More

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Laguna Hills, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Quoted a rate of $395 a night. Gulp! But I was attending a wedding, so the 'wedding rate' was $245. Even then, I was shocked at the rate. San Francisco can be expensive, but these quotes were high. I took the 'wedding rate'. The hotel is in a good part of San Francisco, on Presidio, The hotel is very old.... More

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Clean and comfortable. Probably could use a remodel soon, but not bad. Front desk personnel (especially Michael) are friendly and helpful. Parking is cheap and easy. Only a ten dollar cab ride to many sites, including San Francisco medical center.

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Address: 444 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > Pacific Heights
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Laurel Hotel San Francisco
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