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Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

this was a quiet, nice place on a busy corridor. for san francisco, it was a good value. the staff was quite pleasant and competent. i appreciated that. and the room, while small, was very clean. we certainly would stay there again.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is old, dirty and the rooms smell like bleach. The walls are paper thin and I felt like I had to walk around with flip flops because the floors are so dirty. The towels and sheets smell so much like bleach, I thought I was going to get a rash.

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Mariposa, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Very friendly happy place. Nice pool and grass ares to relax and enjoy the weather. Decorated in a bright, cheery manner. Rooms very well equipped, including light in walk- in closet. Top floor has great views of the City skyline .

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Cliff G, Thank you in behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and...

Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived at 3pm after a 10 hour flight from the UK; 4th visit but this time to celebrate a 60th birthday. Booked a Suite. PROS: Nicely refreshed rooms since last visit Comfortable bed Great location Outdoor pool (rare in San Francisco) Pleasant staff Free breakfast Parking (chargeable) Refrigerator Recycling facility on-site CONS Poor wifi - slow and intermittent connectivity No...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings seasonedtraveller819, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and make...

Glendora
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything was fine except the next door was very noisy at night. It would be nice if the room has better sound proof. The breakfast seemed very cheap. It would be nice to have few more selections. I thought for the price I paid, I should't feel I stayed at a cheap hotel.

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings wijjia f, Thank you so much for recently staying with us and for allowing us to accommodate you during your San Francisco trip. We appreciate your recent review and thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am however, disappointed to read that you encountered an unpleasant experience with noisy neighbors during your stay with us; we try...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed recently with 2 adults and 2 kids in a double double room. The location in the Marina district is awesome. There are restaurants on both Union and Chestnut streets, which are 2 blocks away in either direction, and the place has a great vibe. The staff were friendly. The breakfast included was good. Bagels, croissant, apples, porridge/oats and...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings KKG007, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and make...

Saint Ignatius
Reviewed 1 week ago

Request a room on the West or South side, 3rd floor. It's quieter there. Good location, good breakfast. Fast internet. This was my 3rd stay; They could use a fan in the bathroom, even though there is a small window.

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings Jean-Jacques M, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness of the hotel, speed of the internet, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a Junior Suite on second level with separate living room (sofa bed) and main bedroom. Comfortable, clean motor inn in great residential area of Cow Hollow with parking on ground floor or separate lot if full. Limited amenities in room included fridge, but complementary continental breakfast and tea/coffee throughout day and afternoon cookies from reception. Small bathroom but...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings paul c, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been back to the Hotel del Sol 3 times -- it is classic, reasonably priced motor hotel around a courtyard with palm trees and a small pool, right int he Marina District of the city. Every morning I went to get a cappuccino from the Wrecking Ball coffee shop on Union Street, a fun shopping street right near...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings James F, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and...

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of service was second to none. We felt welcome and that nothing would be too much trouble . The room was pleasant but good be improved by a kettle and mugs so that a drive know could be made when wanted. Tea and coffee were available at reception but so much better to be able to make your...

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Angelo R, General Manager at Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Greetings F1343YKjoanr, Thank you on behalf of the Hotel Del Sol staff for recently staying with us. Your comments are greatly and deeply appreciated. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay with us. From the cleanliness and spaciousness of the hotel, breakfast offering and friendly service, these are some of the things we pride ourselves and make...

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Designed to celebrate California's lively culture, the Hotel Del Sol is a cheerful explosion of the West Coast spirit. Once a 50s-style motor lodge, it has been newly transformed to offer the stylings and personalized service of a boutique hotel. The spacious guestrooms evoke the bright and airy interior of a California beach house. Relaxing hammocks, a sparkling pool and towering palm trees in the courtyard is a colorful feast for the eyes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 3100 Webster Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-3411
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > Marina District
Price Range: ₹ 12,914 - ₹ 25,570 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Del Sol, a Joie de Vivre hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Del Sol Hotel
Del Sol San Francisco
Hotel Del Sol San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#51 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#55 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#63 Business Hotel in San Francisco
#67 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We liked the third floor on the north side- very quiet.”
S2216EYjamesf, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms on higher floors are nicer”
oceanlover08, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We booked a Junior Suite but I understand this comes in different configurations so it might be worth checking with the hotel to get one best suited to your requirements.”
mykey987, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The third floor seemed a bit quieter than ones below.”
rebeccahB9312PF, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The suite was wonderful”
SME60, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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