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The Marker San Francisco, A Joie de Vivre Hotel

The Marker SFUS$199*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 week on business. Great hotel. Great service. Especially enjoyed the wine happy hours and the live music. Also borrowed a bike and cycled 30km around the city and Golden Gate bridge. The staff were great. Very helpful. This is a good location next to union sq - although quite a bit of homelessness / general street dirt...

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

Dear lyndonh430, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Marker! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and that our staff left such a good impression on you. Please reach out to us the next time you plan a trip to San Francisco, we would love to welcome...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the Jonathan Adler products, parking was expensive, the room was small, needed more outlets, the sheets were stained. The location was good but a lot homeless people were a turn off. Not enough seating at social hour loved the social hour but not enough food.

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

Dear jasminem769, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the hotel. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed some of the many amenities the hotel has to offer but disappointed that your room accommodations were not up to our hotel standards. I would love to hear more about your experience with us. Please reach out to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the cuties hotels I've visited. The lobby has an old world charm I arrived and was greeted very warmly by a gentleman named Eddy. He was very personable, took interest in my trip and informed me of all the hotels accommodation including the daily wine reception in the lobby. Thank You again Eddy!! The hallways and rooms are...

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

Dear Natasha R, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Marker! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your room time with us and that Eddy was so helpful throughout your stay. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to him and the rest of the team. Please do not hesitate...

Short Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a very nice stay at The Marker. The staff is very accommodating and pleasant and the location is great. My only complaint was that the original room we were assigned was tiny and faced an unattractive interior space. We had to pay more for a regular room with an exterior view. In the end, we...

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

Dear archimom, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the hotel. I am pleased to hear our staff was so accommodating and that you enjoyed your time with us. Please reach out to us directly the next time you are in town! We will be sure to assign a room that suits your needs and would...

Redwood City, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Marker back in December to have a Girls Night in SF. Though I'm months late writing this, I'm wanting to go back soon and couldn't help but reflect on how wonderful my past stay here was! Let me start by saying the lobby was lovely! Check in was quick & easy, and the service was impeccable all...

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

Dear EmElle00, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Marker! I am so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and that Eddy was so helpful during your stay! I will be sure to pass on your kinds words to him and the rest of the team. Please reach out to us directly...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is nice with vintage furniture and an appealing decor. The staff at check-in was excellent and made fantastic conversation. The breakfast downstairs is good, but not a must have. We did not use the fitness centre. WiFi connection was good. The wine served from 5-6pm every evening is an excellent idea, although I think its important that staff...

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

Dear DJD0071210, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your room accommodations and that our staff left such a good impression on you. From the many hotel amenities to the central downtown location, there is never a shortage of fun filled activities to partake in when...

Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed three nights in the Marker Hotel with a corner room on a high floor near the back of the hotel. The furnishing is eclectic and delightful. The hotel is clean and the service is remarkably friendly, efficient and attentive. The artwork in the entry foyer recalls balloon rides in beautiful skies with a large fireplace, seating and easy...

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

Dear Michael E, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Marker! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed room accommodations and that the hotel suited your needs. I am also delighted to know our staff left such a good impression on you and that you were able to indulge in the many amenities the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found some of the negative reviews of this hotel far too harsh. My room was very nice and clean. The size was absolutely fine for me, although I was just one person. I had no issues hearing others in the hotel and slept very well. It's definitely an older building so has some dated vibes, but they've gone above...

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

Dear Goodchan, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Marker! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your room accommodations and that the hotel suited your needs. Please reach out to us directly the next time you plan a trip to San Francisco, we would love to welcome you back soon! Best, Clayton Bishop...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for business. The bed was so comfortable, I fell instantly asleep and had a very good night's rest. My room was very clean and cozy. I loved the modern decor! The bathroom was spacious compared to other boutique hotels in Union Square. Check in and check out were fast and efficient. I would love to stay here again...

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

Dear Lhaz, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Marker! I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your room accommodations and that the hotel suited your needs. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly the next time you plan a trip to San Francisco, we would be honored to welcome you...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time. Amazing location. Very close to trolley lines. piano bar is very close. staff was very friendly. central location made it easy to visit via uber to fisherman's terminal, china town, little italy, golden gate bridge, and Alcatraz tours

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Dear dohasan, Thank you for taking the time to provide a glowing review of The Marker - San Francisco. I appreciate the nice comments regarding the team and I'm sure they will appreciate them as well. 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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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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 (Formerly Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $297 - $709 (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
#51 Green Hotel in San Francisco
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“Higher floors have less street noise.”
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