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Phoenix Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel

2.5 of 5 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay- great retro 50's vibe, reasonable rates--and the friendliest service ever. The rooms aren't luxurious, but they are comfortable and the decor is fun. Walking distance to the Orpheum Theater and shopping.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this hotel to be very convenient to just about anything San Francisco offers! It's a short walk to Muni streetcar & bus stops, as well as either the Powell or Civic Center BART/Muni stops. Hotel is an old motor lodge, very mod feel. No elevator, but it's only a two (2) story hotel It also offers a heated... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fairly decent hotel, nothing fancy but does have a lot of character. Rooms are clean and well maintained and the staff very helpful. Breakfast is lacking with just coffee and teas and a small selection of pastries and cakes on offer. The are of San Fran it is in is a bit dodgy with lots of junkies... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say - we were in the city for 1 night headed out to a wedding in the Central Valley and as usual JDV rolled out the red carpet! Pays to be a loyal member of the Joy of life club - got upgraded to the Rockstar - 2 room suite! It's not meant to be luxury but... More

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Phoenix_mgmt, Front Office Manager at Phoenix Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stacy S, We're glad you enjoyed the rock star treatment by our staff. It's something we take great pride and joy in serving for our guests. Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience, and we hope to welcome you back again soon! Cheers, More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

we enjoyed or stay much - very nice hotel - loved the pool aera. The staff was very frindly and helpfull The neighborhood is a bit spooky at night for the kids. we´ll choose Phoenix again if/wenn we come back to SF.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We booked the Phoenix Hotel for a five night stay in San Francisco on the strength of its great ratings on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed: the staff are very friendly and efficient and the hotel has retained a nice 50's feel after a sensitive renovation. The immediate area is, as the locals say, a bit "sketchy", meaning down at... More

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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Phoenix 23-26 August 2014, at the beginning of our honeymoon. We chose this place on the basis that it was the first reasonably-priced hotel in San Francisco, ranked by TripAdvisor reviews. Arriving from the airport, we took a train to Civic Centre then walked 8 minutes to the hotel. Along the way, there were... More

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Another great visit to SF. We had a couple of violins with us, and the staff was very helpful in keeping them safe. The room and beds were comfortable, and the courtyard outside our room was very pleasant (pool, magnolia trees, coffee in the morning). We look forward to our next stay.

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Menlo Park
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is the third or fourth time I have booked room at the Phoenix Hotel and let me tell you why: it is a slice of heaven. I wanted to stay there for my birthday and I think the Phoenix was why this year's celebration, pun intended, took the cake. The location looks strange at first, being in SF's seedier... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I stayed here recently with a group of friends and I can't say enough good stuff about this place. The staff was AMAZING! So friendly and helpful -- I just wanted to hang out with them. The property itself was clean and inviting. I know that this hotel has been around a looooooonnnnnnnnnnng time, so I was surprised at how... More

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Phoenix_mgmt, Front Office Manager at Phoenix Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear mackaj67, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. We like to think of our hotel exactly as you've describe it: a fun, vibrant, and refreshing oasis in the midst of a gritty city neighborhood. While the surrounding area has its challenges, we're happy to be one of many bright spots that offer exciting food,... More

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Address: 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Phoenix Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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