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Hilo, Hawaii
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Friendly & helpful staff, updated throughout. A room with a kitchenette was perfect for my sister & I. It provided extra space for comfort & convenience. There was a dressing area w/ an extra mirror. A kitchenette comprised of a microwave, espresso machine, small refrigerator, sink & small dinning table; perfect! Nice neighborhood too. A Very Pleasant place to stay....

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los angeles, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very pleased with the warm and friendly staff. The room was very clean and comfortable. The location was close to a the center of the city and yet was very quiet. We enjoyed the stay very much and would go back again.

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stated I felt we should have had a coffee machine in our room..it would have made it much easier then having to go downstairs every morning to get some and carefully bringing it upstairs to the room...other then that the whole stay and the room were excellent and the staff was helpful and nice..

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Thank you for the comments about the lack of coffee machine in each room. We do offer a Illy Espresso machine with espresso in each room with a kitchen. (We have 18 of them). I am sorry for the inconvenience. I am glad that you enjoyed the staff and your stay. The newly renovated rooms and lobby have...

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful boutique hotel that is dog friendly. The staff was wonderful and so helpful when we were checking in. They were very knowledgeable about the area and made great recommendations of things to do that were dog friendly and great places to eat. We will stay there again on our next trip to San Francisco.

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Palo Cedro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous location, in that neighborhood was safe and convenient to many attractions. I was there to assist family member in the hospital down the street. Relatively flat walk in the direction I needed to go. Front desk staff was helpful, once they looked up from their computer after I stood there awhile. Rooms were very clean, stylish, comfortable. I had...

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Pacific Palisades
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in a quiet, easy neighborhood. We stayed in the city because we needed a hotel near the hospital for my dad's surgery. We were very pleased with Laurel Inn. The location is walking distance and very convenient overall. They were finishing the remodel and the rooms were lovely, comfortable and very spacious. Bathrooms were marble and clean....

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for your online review of the Laurel Inn. We are very proud of the recent renovation and are so glad you enjoyed the room. Thank you for your comments and we do hope to see you again soon!

Fresno
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicer hotel away from grungy downtown, street people, tourists. Nearby quality restaurants. Secure parking. Kitchen suite is good. We have stayed here several times over the past 15 years. Our room, recently renovated, pristine, stylish; the common areas and exterior need more work otherwise I would rate Excellent.

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert A, Thank you for your stay comments posted on Trip advisor. We are glad you enjoyed the newly remodeled rooms. We should be completely finished by April 15th with new outside paint, signage and landscaping. Thank you for your loyality and business!

North Vancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great neighbourhood and right across from great fitness center jccsf. Unfortunately it is still in construction mode and jackhammers start at 9am. The room is priced the same as other hotels (holiday in. 1500 VanNess) where you can sleep beyond 9am if that is your thing. All guest rooms are finished and nice but the...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night and it was perfect and surrounded by great eating places...near the park...just a great location. Will come back. Appears to have just finished renovations. Only complaint would be the old slow elevator...use the stairs it is only 3 stories.

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Santa Maria, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times and they always make us feel as though we are very important family members. We are always greeted by name and treated royally! The renovations to the hotel are exquisite!

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Laurel Inn, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Dear jsmsmm1973, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay went. It is only through guest feedback that we can truly improve our product and service. Thank you for your continied loyality and business. We do appreciate the kind words and glad you enjoyed your stay and the newly renovated rooms. We do hope...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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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 94115-2004
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $274 - $585 (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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“Facing downtown”
GPSMike, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
  • Shrink wrap on building. Probably gone by now.
  • Newly redecorated room.
marciaw475, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wait until renovation is complete!”
RogerC266, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor are quieter.”
63heman, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Can be quite noisy if you face the road”
Im_a_travlin_fool, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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