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Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had to be in San Francisco for the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, which means that rooms at The Westin were $1,600/night and The Loews were $1,300/night. So that's my frame of reference going in. On the advice of a client, I opted for the budget-friendly Hotel Vitale at ~$700/night. "My brother stayed there once," he assured me. "They have a...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this property through Hotel Tonight after arriving in SF at 2am. I assumed I would receive the worst room, but I'm still baffled how the bill rose to over 1k when I checked out at noon and ordered just a breakfast. The original booking was @270. My stay was in June, 2015 and I'm still annoyed by the...

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Am212ny, I am terribly sorry to hear that your overall experience at Hotel Vitale did not meet your expectations. I trust that the $1k you are referring to was an authorization that was held on your credit only to be released upon departure. I am confident that your challenges with your credit cards have been resolved. Please feel free...

Oakley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family surprised me for my birthday by treating me to this hotel with our room with an incredible view of the bay bridge, embarcadero area ,ferry building,et al. The staff was very generous and welcoming. I was treated with a bouquet of tulips (not even in season, and my favorite flowers) when i walked in the room. Everyone from...

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear extrakimchi, What a pleasure to read you and see that you enjoyed your surprise birthday at Hotel Vitale! I am delighted to see you took advantage of our location and our team took great care of all your needs. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lobby was modern and welcoming and the staff were great. The location is good if you want to be near the ferry building but I would stay in a more happening area next time. The financial district was dead at night. The Room was just ok. The rugs and bathrooms are dated.

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear NYCtravelerUSA, I am delighted that our team took care of all your needs. We are definitely in a more quieter area compared to Union square however we do have various restaurants in our neighborhood and the Ferry building is a real treat! I am hopeful you will give us another chance on your next visit! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Vitale many many times over the last seven years and the service and accommodations are always stellar. Every staff member is friendly and genuine. The rooms are very well appointed and relaxing, the view is stunning and the location can't be beat. Having so many wonderful restaurants, bars and activities within walking distance makes the...

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle C, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and to count you as one of our loyal guests. Our guest's experience is of the utmost importance for us and I am happy to hear that Bobby and our team took great care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!...

Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is incredibly well-located, with a great view of the Bay Bridge immediately upon leaving the hotel and a short walk to cable cars, streetcars, and the magnificent waterfront. The staff was terrific -- special kudos to Kelly in reservations, Julia at the front desk, and the friendly doorman -- and the hotel and our room were beautifully appointed....

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear still0ffbr0adway, It is such a pleasure to read you and see you enjoyed our hotel and our team took great car of you. Our location, just minutes away from the Ferry building is definitely a great catch when staying in San Francisco. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Website is very mis-leading! This is Not a Luxury Hotel. This not a Boutique Hotel. This Hotel has the Dullest and Most Unwelcoming Lobby that a Lobby can be. This Hotel is very Ordinary - the Rooms are Ordinary, the food is very Ordinary. The "Roof Terraces" accessible to ordinary, Guests are very, very Ordinary. Only some rooms look...

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear cashmore64, I am terribly sorry to read that your stay did not meet your expectations and our hotel's location did not fit your needs. Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful, zen vibe going on, great staff and great location on the Embarcadero waterfront. Also used the spa for a great couples massage and bath treatment (on the roof top). Very relaxing weekend away from the kids.

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear CAKeipers, I am delighted you were able to relax and unwind while staying with us. The definitely is the right place for a staycation! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy staying at Hotel Vitale on our trips to San Francisco. It's great location is a plus, particularly since it is across from the Ferry Building. The staff is always welcoming and is very accommodating. We often eat at Boulevard which is across the street. And the elevators are very fast.

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear John F, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us. Our guest's experience is of the utmost importance for us and I am happy to hear that our team took great care of you. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Stayed here 4 days in the beginning of December and I hope to be back soon! THE LOCATION: Can't be beat! Across from the Ferry Building and right on the Embarcadero. The F line stops right outside the hotel which will pretty much take you to any touristy attractions you want to do in the city. I was able to...

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HotelVitaleGM, General Manager at Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda S, Thank you for your kind note. I am delighted to read that we will now be your "go to hotel" when staying in San Francisco. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon! Sincerely, Antoine Berberi

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and rejuvenate while enjoying our stunning water and city vistas, in-house spa with rooftop soaking tubs and signature Americano Restaurant & Bar. It's time for some "you" time.Our guestrooms offer luxurious limestone bathrooms, soothing color palettes, honor bars with decadent and healthful options, and the rejuvenating LATHER line of bath amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-1227
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range: $458 - $947 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Vitale, a Joie de Vivre hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Vitale Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Vitale
Vitale San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#23 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#31 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#45 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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