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Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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444 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Laurel Inn recently having had my eye on it as a destination for quite a while. Mainly because of the location as well as the JDV company and their products in general which appeal to me. Overall I give the property an OK mark. I found the room product quite basic and not really reflective of... More 

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our go to places to stay in SF (first is JW Marriot). That being said, there's no comparison between the two. The Laurel Inn is convenient, quiet, has great space, centrally located. The staff (Michael & Tanya) are always so helpful and lovely. There are some wonderful restaurants walking distance. Having a kitchen is handy for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 fantastic nights at the Laurel Inn. The room was clean, cozy and quiet. The beds were extremely comfortable. We slept soo well here. We liked the location-- it was a nice walk to some great restaurants and close to the Presidio, which was fun for exploring. It was easy to get around. The staff was incredibly helpful... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute boutique hotel. Great staff: knowledgeable, accommodating and extremely helpful. As we were attending The Fillmore Jazz Festival for the weekend (and celebrating my birthday) this was a perfect location. Coffee and tea all day in the lobby, cookies and lemonade in the afternoon. And lots of great neighborhood walking. Highly recommend Laurel Inn.

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San Luis Obispo County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in SF for a medical appointment at UCSF. Wanted to stay someplace close, so I chose the Laurel Inn. I am so glad I did. The staff was absolutely amazing. My initial reservation was for Sat. and Sun., but I realized that there was a good chance I wouldn't be able to drive home after my appointment on... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's just off the beaten path enough to be in a quiet and lovely neighborhood but a short distance to many of the San Francisco attractions. I went for work-related reasons and found my room to be lacking: no desk, inadequate power outlets. The shower stream was very weak... I know that there's a drought and we need to use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This hotel is conveniently located away from downtown traffic. It's in a fabulous neighborhood close to Fillmore, Sacramento and Laurel Heights. Easy in/out parking, wonderful front desk staff. Our room had been recently renovated. It had a wonderful walk in shower, beautiful new fixtures, wonderfully modern in decor, yet muted and comfortable. Specialty coffee in the room, comfortable bed and... More 

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Clark L, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

It is wonderful to see that you had an enjoyable stay at the Laurel Inn. We are very glad that you found your "go to" hotel for your trips to San Francisco. While we are undergoing a complete renovation of the hotel starting on November 1, 2016, I am glad to see that you were able to enjoy the comfort... More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I found the staff at this accommodation to be very friendly and helpful. I also liked the location, it's handy to the bus service across the road, and other amenities. It's not fancy but it's clean and quiet, which I think is more important.

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Clark L, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We are glad that you found the Laurel Inn to be to your liking. Finding a hotel that is clean, quiet and has friendly and helpful service is always rewarding. We are glad that you found the Laurel Inn to fit the bill for you. We look forward to your next visit. Best Regards, Clark Latterell General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

My recent stay was not at all in keeping with the experience of some of the new to T/A reviewers who give the Laurel five stars. Alas, I wish I had read the review from the women who stayed in a heat wave in April and who walked around her room sweating in a bikini. The Laurel blames this on... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Fantastic. Lots of warmth, character, charm. Very clean. Staff is super nice and friendly. Great neighborhood. Not served well by public transit, but you'll live. A bit removed from the touristy stuff, but it's really fun to stay in a place that's "embedded" in a well-known neighborhood.

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Clark L, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a great stay at the Laurel Inn. We definitely appreciate your kind words. We look forward to your next visit to San Francisco. Cordially, Clark Latterell General Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Like the charming neighborhood that surrounds it, the Laurel Inn is noted for its warm sense of hospitality. Built in 1963, this newly renovated hotel represents a contemporary take on Mid-Century style to create a sophisticated and comfortable interior drenched in rich colors, relaxed textures, and ingenious details. Each spacious guestroom is designed in the style of a studio apartment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 444 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $252 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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