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The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Really lovely hotel. Staff was extremely friendly, rooms were nice, and the nightly wine happy hour was great (small slices of pizza from the restaurant are also served but will quickly be eaten within the first 15 min)! They also have fruit infused water in the lobby 24/7. Location is also great if you are looking to be in a...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is very comfortable and the staff has been extremely friendly and helpful. It is not spectacular by any means, but it is very nice for the price. The restaurant has a nice brunch and there are many other restaurant and small shops nearby.

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daytona beach, fl
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was great, from arrival to check out. We were helped by Jackson who gave us lots of great info about the city. We arrived to free wine by the large lobby fireplace, we joined our group of 12 and had a blast. The city was spectacular! The hotel was in a great location to join the hop on hop...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at The Marker. The staff was friendly, rooms clean and the location was perfect! We will definitely be returning. We usually stay at the Hilton, but that our favorite changed to The Marker! We loved the coffee in the morning and wine hour at night!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything about this hotel met all of our expectations: it was clean, stylish, had excellent service, a great restaurant, and central location to everything in the city. We will definitely be back to stay at The Marker the next time we are in SF!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We traveled to San Francisco for our Spring Break from college and our stay at The Marker was amazing. From the second we walked in all of the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Jackson's recommendations for restaurants and bars in the area were amazing and Philip was incredibly accommodating to us and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The...

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Charlotte
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here several nights on our recent trip to San Fran. Booked it through Expedia and got a very nice rate. I wasn't disappointed. The rooms are a little on the small side, but are clean and well laid out and appointed. Bed was very comfortable and everything (even the AC) worked well. The hotel has a complimentary wine...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is pretty great. Easy walk to BART/Muni and with a Clipper Card to the bus. I actually work in Oakland when in town. I stayed here and had a very easy commute both days. You've got all the choices of San Francisco at your fingertips. The hotel gym was pretty good, though someone who doesn't like a treadmill...

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Mattoon, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our stay. Staff was helpful and nice! We will probably stay here again. Great location for restaurants. We especially enjoyed the Angel Cafe! Homeless people were a bit distracting, though.

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

Dear REchardro2017, We really enjoyed having you as our guest at The Marker San Francisco and we would love to welcome you back when your travels bring you back to San Francisco. Thank you for the great review and safe travels. Benjamin Duverge - General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Marker San Fransisco is a nice boutique style hotel that is well situated, being a two minute walk from Union Sq. The room we stayed in wasn't quite what we expected from the photos, being a touch dated, but it wasn't really an issue as we had the whole of San Fransisco to explore and didn't spend much time...

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

Hello Chris G, Thank you for the nice review ! You are right we have a great location within easy reach of everything that San Francisco has to offer. Come back to visit us soon at The Marker San Francisco. Benjamin Duverge - General Manager

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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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 > Union Square
Price Range: €208 - €414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Francisco
Hotel Monaco San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#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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“My room looked at an adjacent building's wall, so try to ask for one farther down the main hall.”
 of 5 bubbles JayW913, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles suzanneb483, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we stayed in a couple of rooms there and all were great.”
 of 5 bubbles hrgarrett, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The ones overlooking Geary feel more lively.”
 of 5 bubbles mwhMHS, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a suite! You won't regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles micheledN4244VZ, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
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