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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel recommended by nearby hospital, when my partner was facing a very long hospitalization. The staff is friendly, professional & compassionate - very nice in the midst of a cosmopolitan area. Rooms are quiet, immaculate, nice size & comfortably appointed. Beds & bathrooms are perfect - soaking tub & great showers. Free wifi, newspapers & coffee in room & lobby....

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Kabuki is one of the best values in the City. Clean, comfortable and great location. The bathrooms are really big and rooms are spacious. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. Especially Kathrine.

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thanks, Eric. We're delighted to have welcomed and to hear you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back and to share even more of the hospitality you've come to know of the team.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in December 2016, 2 nights, 5th floor. The boyfriend had a residency interview with UCSF; Hotel Kabuki was one of the hotels that offered transportation to the Hospital and back. Room: We were given a king-bed corner room. Spacious room with great views of the city. CLEAN. The bathroom had a separate room for the toilet and a separate...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Maria. We hope your boyfriend's interview went well, and we're happy to have lent such comfort to the trip. It'd be a pleasure to welcome you both back the next time you're in the city!

Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels in the heart of Japan Town of San Francisco. Nice, clean, convenient, staff are friendly and professional. This my second stay in 15 months, I always enjoy my time here. Highly recommended. Thank you, Hotel Kabuki! Keeping up the good work.

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

The pleasure has been entirely our own, Louise. Thanks for being a returning guest and for sharing such kind feedback. We hope to see even more of you in travels ahead!

Denver, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Kabuki has been our go to hotel for several years. The staff is friendly and helpful, the views of the city are beautiful. The value for Sf is very good and it has many restaurants and places of interest near by. The Fillmore Auditorium is within walking distance and the reason we stay here. Thank you to the staff...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We're thankful to have you as such loyal guests, Barry. Thanks for taking the opportunity to share, and safe travels until we're able to welcome you back!

West Lothian, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is currently undergoing some refurbishment, however this did not detract from my stay. Rooms are large, comfortable and very clean. Although situated about 1.75 miles from Union Sq, this is not a major problem as the centre can be easily reached by walking / cab / uber. Hotel location meant a quiet nights rest.

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback, Liam, and are so happy you enjoyed. It'd be a pleasure to welcome you back the next time you're in the city and to share the many, exciting changes ahead.

Napa, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My car was damaged when in the hands of the valets. The hotel is refusing to pay for the damage. The valet gave a different story then what actually happened. The Asst. Operations Manager talked to us when we discovered the damage. We told him what happened, yet for some reason they told the insurance company that we parked our...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in June and wish we had payed slightly more to stay in Union Square. The staff were friendly and check in was quick and we were off to our room. It certainly felt like an old hotel, tight corridors and rooms felt like stepping back in time. The rooms felt dated, the carpets looked like they...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We're deeply sorry to hear the misgivings with your recent visit and those concerns with the upkeep of your respective room. As you've noted, we're working diligently through renovations to bring you the very best comforts and apologize for those shortcomings. With many rooms complete and others following in short suit, we do hope you'll consider us again and that...

Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent considerably time in Japan, Hotel Kabuki reminds me of a very good average business hotel in many ways. The rooms (deluxe with a view) was simple and had a shared balcony. Given there was renovation going on, and the computer system was down, the hotel staff did the best they could to address the checking in and checking...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the feedback and are thankful for your understanding, Stella. It won't be long before renovations are complete, and we look forward to sharing our revitalized comforts and more customary consistency with you. Thank you for visiting and reaching out.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had 3 nights at Kabuki which felt like forever. The reception area is clean and spacious, staff were helpful upon arrival. But the rooms were very dated and need some serious work and attention. Bathroom was very small also. The worst thing we saw were rats running through the seating area towards the restaurant. The hotel was going through renovations...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We're troubled to hear such concerns, as we've worked diligently to ensure guests an inviting, comfortable stay while working through renovations. With many of our rooms already complete and the remainder following in short suit, we hope you'll consider reaching out in return travels so we can share the polish that's more customary of our property.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With a unique blend of Eastern and Western influences, Hotel Kabuki offers sleek and serene accommodations in the heart of Japantown. Unwind in style. Our rooms offer a refined and serene ambiance and an aesthetic that marries Eastern and Western sensibilities. Some feature luxurious amenities like Japanese-style soaking tubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 1625 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94115 (Formerly Miyako Hotel San Francisco)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Japantown
Price Range: €175 - €385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 218
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Also Known As:
Kabuki Hotel San Francisco
Miyako Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco
Kabuki San Francisco
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#17 Spa Hotel in San Francisco
#39 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#40 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#63 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#66 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“Room in the tower was a bit quieter & had better TV reception.”
 of 5 bubbles cjaorme, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“My room has balcony, it was a plus to have a city view; however, sharing with the next room neighbors was kind of lack of privacy & need to keep it close most of time.”
 of 5 bubbles louisei416, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles 427barryn, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid hotel areas near renovation work”
 of 5 bubbles trvlin_man, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“corner view between Peace Plaza and Buchanan”
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