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Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall good experience. There is one catch though. They don't mention on Expedia that there would be a $25 fee for parking. Also the WiFi isn't great. The room smelled good and was clean. Complimentary breakfast was ok. Staff was helpful.

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my family, including kids. It is a renovated motor lodge type that is really comfortable. The location can't be beat! You are near so much at this hotel and with a quick walk, Lyft or Uber, you're in every fun part of the city on your tourist agenda. We had a snafu in one room and the...

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Westlake Village, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay, highly recommend. Quiet, grounds very nice, continental breakfast excellent, friendly staff, best feature on site parking. Quite convenient to restaurants and shops. Loved the retro decor, nice and bright.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Del Sol is in a great location near the Marina. The staff is inviting and friendly, the rooms are clean and big. There are free cookies everyday and a continental breakfast. Great spot to stay in San Fran.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the hotel and as like last time the staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. This time I was upgraded to a junior suite which was very spacious and even though the bed was smaller than that booked, the separate 'lounge' area more than made up for it. I like that there is a...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings juliewalsh1977, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. Overall, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and you were able to experience comfort and value. I hope...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay would be described from the start as happy. The welcome extended by Edric and his introduction to the hotel made us feel at home. Yes the layout is classical motel from the 50's but the minor changes that have been made fit it's layout. We booked a Junior Suite facing onto the rear street as suggested by other...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings GrahamWi, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. It's rewarding for me as a manager to hear...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite clearly a motel that has decided to take the rather dated building etc. and call it "charm". They've upped the prices but not their game / decor etc. I booked this hotel because of the location, I had a day in San Francisco and wanted to run across the Golden Gate bridge. The reviews looked fine too....

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings cfmonk, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. You honest feedback is well received. I'm sorry to heard that our standards didn't fulfill your expectations. Unfortunately our standard rooms doesn't have...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The colors of the hotel alone are worth the stay! But the beds were very comfortable, parking easy as can be and two blocks from a neat street with restaurants etc. Can see the waterfront nearby. Went for business but the pool looked like fun as well. Outside entrance within a very safe and open courtyard. Friendly front desk, quick...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings gcf5, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. Overall, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and you were able to experience comfort and value. I hope...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Adorable retro-restored motel near/in the Marina District and easy walking to tons of eats and shops on nearby Chestnut Street among others. Very warm and helpful staff. We particularly enjoyed chatting with Edric who had great recommendations around town. My colleagues and I were in for business, but we definitely grabbed some time in the two large hammocks on the...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Sarahgo, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. It's rewarding for me as a manger to hear that Edric made a significant impact during your stay. I will make sure to...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diedrick (spelling?) was friendly, professional, knowledgeable & helpful. He gave us a great first impression of the hotel & of SF! The grounds & our room were clean & well maintained. The decor/theme were welcoming, fun, bright & comfy. Our room was cool & cozy. Everyone was friendly. Loved the complementary choc chip cookies every afternoon. We look forward to...

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Angelo R, Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings tswift2016, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm really happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. It's rewarding for me as a manger to hear that...

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Designed to celebrate California's lively culture, the Hotel Del Sol is a cheerful explosion of the West Coast spirit. Once a 50s-style motor lodge, it has been newly transformed to offer the stylings and personalized service of a boutique hotel. The spacious guestrooms evoke the bright and airy interior of a California beach house. Relaxing hammocks, a sparkling pool and towering palm trees in the courtyard is a colorful feast for the eyes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 3100 Webster Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-3411
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: $238 - $503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Del Sol Hotel
Del Sol San Francisco
Hotel Del Sol San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#50 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#55 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#64 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#67 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms near the stairways have some guest noise.”
 of 5 bubbles LemhiRG, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the second or third floor which backs onto Greenwich Street”
 of 5 bubbles GrahamWi, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I was in 214. It wasn't great!”
 of 5 bubbles cfmonk, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms - not sure one is better than another”
 of 5 bubbles MarlaVance, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bathroom was very small but functional. Beds were comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles richardsO5135AG, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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