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Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

I come to SF for business and this location is really perfect for me. Secondly, I love Japanese food and culture so the Kabuki hotel in Japan Town really fits the bill. The front desk staff is always friendly and helpful. I love being able to get great sushi in the mall and surrounding area as well as great food from nearby Nijiya market.

Room Tip: Love the Corner King rooms!
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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KabukiHotelManager, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2013

Thanks for being a guest of our property and for taking the time to share such kind and thoughtful words with us. We're pleased to hear that you continue to enjoy our property and region, and we're so proud to be able to share them both with you. Please reach out as you plan return trips; we'd love to share some of our favorite dishes from Izakaya Lounge with you. Thanks again for your time and review; we look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Very clean and comfortable room. Great location, close to good restaurants and exotic shopping <Asian mall right next door> , also convenient underground parking at the Mall, at a reasonable price <for San Francisco>. Very friendly staff, well-trained.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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KabukiHotelManager, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Thanks for being a guest of our property and for taking the time to share such enthusiastic words with us. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed our property and its regional accessibility, as well as the attentiveness of our dedicated team. We'd love to share more of them both with you in returning visits, and we hope that you'll reach out as you plan future travels. Many thanks again for your time and review!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Though we have been to San Francisco many times this is our first visit to Japantown. Hotel Kabuki has a delightful Japanese contemporary decor with a beautiful serene garden and waterfall. It is in the heart of Japantown within walking distance of many fine restaurants to suit any budget. There is an active but not noisy nightlife. The staff is very friendly and extremely helpful. The bathroom was very open and large. The room was clean and comfortable but a bit small for a family. We would definitely choose Hotel Kabuki again but if traveling with a family would request a larger room. Kay O.

Room Tip: For families request a large room. The standard double room is a bit small for a family.
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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KabukiHotelManager, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Many thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to share such exceptional words with us. It's a true pleasure to host first time visitors and to introduce you to the world class hospitality of Hotel Kabuki. We're thrilled to hear that our team, property and region exceeded your expectations, and we'd love the opportunity to book your family one of our more spacious rooms during return visits to the area. Please be sure to reach out as you plan future travels; we'd love to see more of you soon!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Employees are very nice at the hotel. Takes long to get your fifty dollars back that they hold off your credit card when you check in. Other than that the hotel is great!!
Nigh time in the restaurant was poor service. Morning was great service.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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KabukiHotelManager, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Thanks for being a guest of Hotel Kabuki and for taking the time to share your visit with us. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the outgoing services of our dedicated team, and we apologize for any ripples in the waters of your stay. We will certainly look into the delay in your refund, as well as the mixed services you received in dining services, and we will work to resolve any inconsistencies. The guest experience is at the forefront of our operations, and we appreciate your feedback regarding these concerns. We'd like to thank you again for being our guest, and we encourage you to reach out the next time you visit the area. We'd love to host you again!

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is a decent hotel located in the middle of the Japan Town.
The only problem with this hotel is the location which requires you to cab it everywhere. However cab rides are almost $10 each way from this hotel to every location in SF.
Rooms are very clean. Bathrooms are clean but old. Our room was very spacious as well.
Overall decent hotel but next time I would stay closer to Union Square.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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KabukiHotelManager, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Many thanks for being a guest of Hotel Kabuki and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed our property and services, and we'd love for the opportunity to host you again and to showcase the many transit options at our disposal. Union Square is just a quick trip away, and our property can provide for some peaceful tranquility in your regional explorations. Thanks again for reaching out and sharing your thoughts; we'd love the chance to see more of you soon!

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