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The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 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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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We chose the hotel for its location and modern touch. It was beyond our expectations! We were welcomed by Clayton, the director of guest experience, who made sure we felt at home, gave us a number of excellent recommendations that made it so much easier to ease into this new city. Our room was street facing on the second floor...

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

Greetings Matt_from_Paris, Thank you for your excellent feedback on your recent stay with us at The Marker San Francisco. I am so glad that we exceeded your expectations! I will certainly share your kind words with my everyone here; they will love it. We hope to have you again with us. Safe travels and we will see you soon! Best,...

Reviewed 2 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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Barnet
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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Oregon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I went to a concert and stayed at the marker in the Spa Suite. Large room with a huge bathroom (the best part of the room). The room is also extremely quiet considering both of the major views are facing the street & excellent. I enjoyed my experience there and the staff is very accommodating and warm....

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice. The room are spacious and the location is cleaned. My issue is that after three nights there, we never really got any type of World Class experience. Let me explain. When you spend so much on a hotel room, you should receive little perks all throughout the day (chocolate, water, anything). It just wasn't the case....

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Carmichael
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Marker Hotel staff are all focused on delivering a great customer experience. The location and amenities make a great choice for a business or leisure trip to The City. We will stay at The marker again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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We stayed in the marker hotel for 3 nights last week, were welcomed by Phil who was very friendly and helpful giving us tips on what to see whilst in San Francisco, the free tea and coffee in the morning and the wine hour in the late afternoon is a great idea. The room was great, clean, with a mini...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 - $655 (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:
#25 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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“Concerned there might be street noise from the window rooms but chose one anyway; never had a problem with street noise.”
steponme29, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Signature Spa Suite”
Dashboard179, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go accross the street to buy food and drinks. There is a nice market place.”
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“All the rooms are nice.”
623billr, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although classed as an accessible room, bathroom was adequate but there was 2 double beds so very little room for wheelchair.”
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