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Villa Florence, A JRK Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   225 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great location right in Union Square. It was my second experience there but I don't think it's been upgraded. I was unable to get WiFi on the 5th floor 95% of the 5 days we were there. Café/Bar in lobby & Kuleto's restaurant were excellent. Concierge was most helpful. It is expensive for what you get &... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived in San Francisco on the final leg of our honeymoon very early in the morning. On booking this hotel initially, we were told that this would not be an issue and that we could check in and sleep in our room after our red eye flight. Upon arriving at the hotel, the inept manager told us that our... More

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are many other better spots to stay in SF! The location is good although its very difficult to get in and out. The rooms are loud and very old. Walls desperately need to be painted and are moldy. The cleaning service picked trash up off my floor and put on my bed. I was pretty disgusted staying here, very... More

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Lodi, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in the proximity of union square, so the position is ideal. For the rest people in the reception (really crowded) seems always busy and don't give you much attention. The room is small and old, the bathroom needs a big renovation and the wifi is working bad. The hotel is also expensive. if you need to... More

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Palo Alto, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a week at the hotel and on my last day some of my toiletry items (cologne, razor, shampoo, ..) were taken from my room - total value of ~US$200. I talked to the hotel manager immediately, but for my surprise he completely ignored my request. Despite all my efforts, a month has passed and the hotel has done... More

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Chad1971, General Manager at Villa Florence, A JRK Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gui Telles, I am very sorry to read that you are missing some toiletry items from your recent stay and that we have failed to follow up with you properly regarding those items. Our Lost and Found Department does recover dozens of items daily ranging from I-pads, phone chargers, clothing, etc and reunites them with our guests. Please email... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the room quite small and it faced powell street which was extremely noisy at night. Location was great and room was very clean. Staff were very helpfull and friendly and especially enjoyed the antipasto in the bar norcini.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a business traveler, this is one of our company's preferred hotels but the preferred rate is rarely available. Finally got to stay here and I was happy with the location. It's near the hustle and bustle of union square so it's on a really busy street but BART nearby makes it convenient. Rooms are what I would consider "European"... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For almost 300$ I expected much more than small, stinking room without parking. Maybe I paid for hotel attraction: moth. The only good point is hotel location. But than again, central location means noice. Maybe it is worthy to put soundproof windows.

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Villa Florence on several ocassions and I absolutely love this hotel. The staff is always amazing, extrememly friendly and knowledable about the area, they are always willing to offer tips and suggestions. The location is perfect, super close to great shopping, amazing resturants, Kuleto's in the lobby being the best, and other assorted activities. This is... More

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Concord, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated our anniversary in San Francisco and stayed here. Its our second stay at this hotel and I love it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The location is perfect. Love the rooms, very charming and clean. Our favorite San Francisco hotel!

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Address: 225 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Florence, A JRK Hotel 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Larkspur Collection San Francisco
Hotel Florence Larkspur Collection
Villa Florence San Francisco

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Stay Bellissima. A taste of Italy in the heart of Union Square. The Villa Florence embodies the feel of a modern Italian urban villa, providing warm, exceptional service and charming accommodations to its guests. With its fusion of eclectic European flair and metropolitan energy, the Villa Florence is authentically furnished and is ideally located in the epicenter of San Francisco – steps from Union Square. The hotel offers personalized experiences tailored to guest’s individual needs and interests, from complimentary wireless high speed Internet, DVD players and movie libraries, to a full service business center and a knowledgeable concierge program. Additionally, as part of the JRK Hotel Group, the hotel offers signature brand elements, including CO Bigelow bath and body products, high-tech efficiencies and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. While visiting the Villa Florence, guests can dine casually at Bar Norcini, located within the hotel. It’s an intimate wine bar and from the decor to the wonderful selection of wines, charcuterie and cheeses, Bar Norcini celebrates the flavors and traditions of Italy. Just next door, adjacent to the lobby, you'll find Kuleto's Italian Restaurant, a San Francisco institution for locals and visitors alike for over twenty years, serves exquisite Northern Italian cuisine. ... more   less 
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