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The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is certainly an older hotel, but it is quaint and has charm. The stay was wonderful and the flowers, champagne and fruit arrangement I requested for our room was lovely, and more than I could have expected. The room was small but nicely furnished, the bathroom large and updated. We had breakfast in the adjacent restaurant and it was...

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The Marker is a fabulous hotel and played a big role in the overall satisfaction of my trip. Absolutely loved the shower head! The best I have ever used. I am a seasoned traveler and The Marker is better than any caribbean resort or hotel I have stayed in. They have thought of everything to make the stay superb. Speedy...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel for our five year anniversary and it wasn't bad but it definitely wasn't great. Location is very good but that's about it. Probably will never stay here again. Window shutter was broken in our room as was the makeup mirror in the restroom. There was a city wide power outage and so we got a very...

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ramiros181, Thank you for letting us know about your experience. I am very disappointed and would love to have the opportunity to personally address your comments and resolve this matter. Please contact me directly by email at cbishop@jdvhotels.com or by phone at 415-292-8156. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Warmest regards, Clayton Bishop - Director of Guest...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first experience at this hotel was superb! Every single member of the hotel team of staff was helpful and friendly! I was pleasantly surprised to learn that there was a daily wine reception with live entertainment each evening. I would highly recommend this property!

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 881ilanas, Thank you for taking the time to provide a glowing review of The Marker - San Francisco. I appreciate the nice comments regarding our team and I am sure that they will appreciate them too. Please feel free to reach out when your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Safe travels, Clayton Bishop – Director of Guest...

Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Spacious and clean room. The staff was excellent and very helpful. We stayed one night and arrived in the middle of a power outage. In spite of the challenge, the staff was prepared to keep things moving normally.

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gallagher125, Thank you for taking the time to provide a glowing review of The Marker - San Francisco. I appreciate the nice comments regarding our team and I am sure that they will appreciate them too. Please feel free to reach out when your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Safe travels, Clayton Bishop – Director of Guest...

Tallahassee
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, excellent service from all of the staff, great accommodations and amenities. The wine hour from 5-6 with free wine and pizza was especially appealing to my group. And the hotel restaurant was convenient and delicious.

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelly B, Thank you for taking the time to provide a wonderful review of your stay at The Marker - San Francisco. I appreciate the nice comments regarding our team and I am sure that they will appreciate them too. Please feel free to reach out when your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Safe travels, Clayton Bishop...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The front desk staff were amazing and helpful as well as the head of house keeping who hosted the wine hour one evening. The hotel is located very close to union square and walking distance to a lot of attractions. The beds were terrible uncomfortable, that was our main problem with staying here. We hardly got a good nights sleep...

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Benjamin D, General Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cherrieD1985, Thank you for taking the time to provide some valuable feedback, we truly value it. I appreciate the nice comments regarding our team and I am sure that they will appreciate them too. We will definitively check the mattress in your rooms as we know that providing a good night's sleep is key to a guest's stay. Please...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked the stay thru hotel tonight and paid in full on the app. I checked in and there was no mention of any additional fees only to hold my credit card for incidentals. Upon check out, I was surprised by $22/night amenity charge for "wine happy hour, coffee / tea, and the gym" NONE of which I used. Furthermore,...

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Balkesc, Thank you for letting us know about your experience. I am very disappointed and would love to have the opportunity to personally address your comments and resolve this matter. Please contact me directly by email at cbishop@jdvhotels.com or by phone at 415-292-8156. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Warmest regards, Clayton Bishop - Director of Guest...

Barnet
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying at The Marker. We had booked two rooms as travelling with teens. They emailed at 8am to say that our daughters' room was ready which was brilliant. The rooms are really cool, big enough with nice bathrooms and decor. The staff at The Marker are without exception, fantastic. We dealt with lots of different...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with very helpful staff, eclectic style to the rooms that made it fun and elegant at the same time, great mattresses and shower pressure (something we always want), and convenient location to Union Square, Chinatown, and transportation to other areas. We truly enjoyed our stay!

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Clayton B, Front Office Manager at The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Dear steponme29, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I appreciate the nice comments regarding our team and I am sure that they will appreciate them too. Please feel free to reach out when your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Safe travels, Clayton Bishop – Director of Guest Experience

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a turn-of-the-century building in the heart of downtown San Francisco, The Marker, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, is located just steps away from the historic beauty of Union Square. Distinct among San Francisco's lifestyle hotels, the signature warmth permeates the property from the service to the design of the interiors. Surrounded by the city's top theaters, restaurants, museums and shops, the urban boutique hotel features 208 newly renovated, vibrant and stylish guestrooms. The Marker celebrates the vibrancy of the city and the dynamism of its guests through innovative programming and thoughtful service. Guests can enjoy thoughtful special amenities including unlimited PressReader access for the digital newsstand, bicycle rentals to explore the city, in-room spa services and more. The lobby living room's plush, over-sized couches and curated local activations beckon guests to stay a while and soak in the comfortable, social atmosphere while unique programs, steeped in local authenticity, connect guests to the best of the destination. In addition, guests can enjoy the hotel's new dining concept, Tratto, a spirited bar-driven restaurant serving rustic Italian fare with modern sensibilities and casual, communal-style dining. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1640 (Formerly Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $273 - $657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#26 Luxury Hotel in San Francisco
#30 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#32 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#35 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#52 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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