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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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Oakland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We live locally and spent a night at the Phoenix for my birthday. Wow, love this place! Besides the cool,hip 50"s rocknroll hotel vibe, we were very impressed with the friendly service by the whole staff from the front desk to housekeeping. we felt very welcome and enjoyed the Chambers restaurant - Kobe beef was Fantastic! Had coffee by the... More 

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California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just to be clear...This is not a five star hotel. It's a fantastic two-and-a-half star, even a solid three-star with all the amenities you would expect from a three-star. This is one of those "don't judge by the cover" kind of places. It's in San Francisco, which by it's very nature is a big city with lots of...um...character. The neighborhood... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having never been to San Francisco before, I wasn't sure what to expect. And after travelling with University for over a month, I wanted to relax and explore SF at my own pace before heading back to home to Australia. Initially, I was a little concerned about the area - but after reading so many reviews, decided I would give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So happy we decided to stay here!! Great vibe!! Wonderful informative staff!! Hip, fun and clean. Rates were reasonable. Definitely a must if you're going to stay in S.F. Almost didn't stay there because some friends did it was on the edge of the tenderloin, but we had absolutely no problem walking around in the daytime. You might want to... More 

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Reedley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent Valentines at the Phoenix and could not have been treated better. Orlando at the front desk was great! Our room was comfy and adorable. The courtyard was a lot of fun around the pool ... so many people and just a really great relaxed vibe. Great restaraunts within walking distance. No matter what time we came back to... More 

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Boulder, CO
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic rework of 1950's motor lodge into a hip, modern motel. Maintains the general architecture of the original with fully updated rooms and cool artwork. Friendly staff. An oasis in the Ternderloin.

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Gold Hill, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about what a great place this is--super friendly staff (thanks, Mike at the front desk), great restaurant, funky art, relaxing courtyard with heated pool. We will definitely be coming back as often as possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! What a great hotel. My wife and I have stayed in many hotels in the city over the years. This hotel is my new favorite. The whole time from the bar to the pool to the rooms, I kept waiting for Led Zepplin to walk in. The Phoenix hotel has this retro feel that is comforting yet edgy. Had... More 

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Orangevale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love staying at the Phoenix. The kids love the pool. They are always very accomodating with the family. Its very hip and cool and my "rock n roll" husband and teen age daughter love that. Their new resturant is yummy, just wish it was open more for the hotel guests..

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Irvine, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My government employer booked me here because it was only one and a half blocks from my meeting site. The place looked interesting online and I was prepared for something a little off the wall. But when my super shuttle dropped me off, I was mortified at how sad the place looked. I wondered who I had pissed off in... More 

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PhoenxHotelGM, General Manager at Phoenix Hotel, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Hi LisaLaJolla22, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for your stay with us. I can appreciate the sentiment towards our neighborhood and the hotel, we are indeed an older property (built in the 50's) in a somewhat seedy part of town.. We strive to offer an amazing product and exceptional service to make up... 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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Phoenix Hotel San Francisco
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#27 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#46 Business Hotel in San Francisco

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