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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Very friendly and attentive staff; from the front desk to the cleaning and maid service. I had one minor issue and the manager responded right away. The location was great for walking anywhere. Quick cab service too.

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San Jose
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We stayed here for one night after making a last-minute reservation using HotelTonight. We were allocated a one-bed room but we were graciously upgraded to a two-bed room. Our questions were answered in a friendly manner and our needs were proactively addressed by Tonya. This hotel is not at a walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf or Piers but offers about...

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

Dear Guest, It is nice to see that you had a nice experience at our hotel as well as in your dealings with Tanya. Thank you very much for your kind words. I am glad that you were able to find a good value at the Laurel Inn. We look forward to having you stay with us on your next...

New York, NY
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We always stay at this place, and continue to like it. Unfortunately, the hotel did not have our usual king suite ready, so they stuck us in a downstairs queen room that was somewhat small and dank. The hotel lady comped us on the garage as well as giving us a lower price for the room, which was more than...

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

Dear Guest, I am glad to see that you continue to enjoy your stays at the Laurel Inn. It is nice to read how you have been staying with us for several years. While I am sorry that you were unhappy with your room on the first night, I am glad that we were able to recover and make sure...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We love staying at this hotel! We have a daughter at USF and it's close to the University and we stay here every time we visit her. They have a great, friendly staff and always make us feel welcome. We have also have brought our dogs with us on a couple stays and they always bring us a dog bed...

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

Dear Guest, It is a pleasure to see that you enjoy your stays at the Laurel Inn. Having a convenient location to USF as well as making sure that your dog is properly greeted are just a couple of the amenities that our guests enjoy. We look forward to having you stay with us on your next visit to see...

Loleta, California
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We've now stayed in a city view room twice, and enjoyed both experiences very much. The hotel is in a great neighborhood, and within pleasant walking distance to Fillmore Ave., a great local dog park, and UCSF's Mt. Zion campus. They're quick to respond to requests, very dog friendly, and the decor is interesting and cool. We love the coffee...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words. It is nice to see that you enjoyed both of your experiences at the Laurel Inn. It is nice to see that our staff was quick to respond to your requests. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Cordially, Clark Latterell General Manager

Turlock, California
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Received a call at 5:00 on the check in date to let me know that my reservation was canceled. I was staying at the Laurel Inn so I could walk to a school that I was visiting because of their limited parking. They did book a room for me at Del Sol in the Marina which was further away, so...

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

Dear Guest, I am sorry for the fact that you reservation had to be relocated to another hotel. As I mentioned to you, we did not overbook the hotel. Instead, there was a guest who was already in house and needed to extend their stay for medical reasons. Due to this, we were unable to accommodate you. Instead of having...

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

I stayed for a week at the Laurel Inn, in late April. Visiting family. Essentially....? Most of the reviews are spot on. The hotel is OK, but for the price, it's not actually up to par with other similar boutique hotels in SF that I have stayed at in the past. The hotel is somewhat dated on the inside, though...

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Last week-end to visit our daughter and grandson we stayed at the Laurel Inn in San Francisco. A quiet, efficient, comfortable hotel exactly one mile in 2 directions from our daughters. 30 minute walk to either address. the nearby street has great shopping and breakfast at the Swank next door on Sunday was fabulous. Service was impeccable - but mostly...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind words. It is nice to see that you found our hotel, its location and our staff to be a "jewel in the middle of town". Like you, many of our guests like the advantage of using the fitness services at the Jewish Community Center as well as the wonderful cultural program...

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 24 April 2014

This hotel was just okay, but for $200/ night, you can find much nicer and more conveniently located in the city. The hotel is very dated. The room we stayed in had no A/C and was very stale and dank. The room wasn't dirty, but overall had a dingy feel. The parking was convenient, but cost $22/night. We stayed at...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. I am very sorry that your stay was not up to your expectations. Making sure that our guests have excellent stays is something that we do strive for. There are many hotels in San Francisco that do not have air conditioning. While San Francisco may have a limited number of days...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 April 2014

A basic, somewhat dated hotel, next to the Presidio. Staff is friendly, parking is provided, and the rooms are standard in their offerings. We appreciated the kitchenette, beautiful views of the city, and a very comfortable bed (mattress and linens). The biggest drawback is the musty smell (typical of an aging building in San Fran). Diffusers can be found throughout...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $291 - $616 (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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“Go elsewhere.”
  • Shrink wrap on building. Probably gone by now.
  • Newly redecorated room.
 of 5 bubbles marciaw475, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wait until renovation is complete!”
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“Rooms on the third floor are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 63heman, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Can be quite noisy if you face the road”
 of 5 bubbles Im_a_travlin_fool, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“City View, if you can see through the fog.”
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