8, Mission St, 94105, San Francisco, United States - Downtown
Average rating of the Hotel

922 reviews



Hotel Vitale-a Joie de Vivre Hotel is located in central San Francisco, close to U.S. Mint, TransAmerica Pyramid, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Nearby points of interest also include Union Square and Coit Tower.

Hotel Features:

Hotel Vitale-a Joie de Vivre Hotel features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. The property's full-service health spa has massage/treatment rooms. This 4-star property has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, a technology helpdesk, and limo/town car service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This San Francisco property has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. Business services, concierge services, and tour/ticket assistance are available. Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include valet parking, multilingual staff, and express check-in. This is a smoke-free property.


There are 200 guestrooms at Hotel Vitale-a Joie de Vivre Hotel. Guestrooms have city, sea, or water views. Beds come with pillowtop mattresses, down comforters, down blankets, and premium bedding. Furnishings include desks and ergonomic chairs. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, makeup/shaving mirrors, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Wired high-speed and wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to complimentary newspapers and in-room safes (accommodate laptops), guestrooms offer cordless phones with voice mail. Televisions have DVD players and pay movies. Air-conditioned rooms also include CD players, minibars, blackout drapes/curtains, and electronic check-out. Guests may request a turndown service, refrigerators, and microwaves. Housekeeping is available daily. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.

  • General services
  • Ticket counter
  • Valet parking
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • Laundry facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Reception
  • Concierge
  • Luggage storage
  • Limousine service
  • Fax machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free WIFI Internet
  • Daily newspaper
  • Room adapted to disabled people
  • General amenities
  • Disabled access
  • Private parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Wellness facilities
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Yoga studio
  • Fitness centre
  • Dining
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Photocopy machine
  • Business centre
  • Leisure amenities
  • Bike rental
  • Dvd library
  • Golf course
  • Children's playground
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Tampa, Florida
September 14

"Loved this hotel"

I was recommended to this hotel by another hotel that was out of my price range. I only booked Hotel Vitale due to the "Suite Sweet" package. We had an enjoyable stay, but we would have not paid over $450 a night for this hotel, which was the price without the package. I highly recommend looking at their packages and calling the hotel to see if there is a better rate or package. The location was perfect, nicer and less crowded than Fishermans Wharff. The hotel gave us a complimentary bottle of wine and I felt very high class staying here. The staff was nice, Keith the concierge was helpful. The only suggestions I have is replacing the carpet, there were also some scuffs on the wall. Also, the bathing ritual at the spa needs music or earplugs to drown out the noise from the street, could have been a bit more relaxing. I highly recommend staying here, but again, only if the price is right.

Geneva, Switzerland
September 14

"Seems more interested in appearance than reality"

My impression of this hotel is summed up in "pretentious". Small, cramped room - allegedly for three but quite small by U.S. standards. Even the description - "SF City/Street View" - as opposed to "Waterview" - is deceptive. The picture accompanying that room type portrays a vista down a street into the distance. The reality is a cliff of office windows across the street. And then there are the hugely overpriced items in the goodies tray and the "Honor Bar", and the nickel and dime everything else. $1.29 to print a single page in the business center! At the prices charged for rooms I'd expect free printing (perhaps up to some reasonable limit) to be free as well as more than just coffee and tea in the lobby each morning. And oh yes, don't forget the "Restoration fee". Presumably for restoring the room to its original condition - no other explanation is available. I won't come back to this one.

Naples, Florida
September 14

"dont stay there"

I stayed at this hotel in a suite for four nights beginning september 6, 2014. There were two problems.: the noise from the street was so loud that the hotel gives out free ear plugs to deaden it and each room has a noise machine to give off sounds. Even with the ear plugs the street noise makes it difficult to sleep. 2. When you check out you will find a $30 per day charge for restoration fee. when you ask, they are vague and tell you it's for amenities in the hotel. there is no mention of this when you make the reservation or check in. At the price for a suite, this extra charge is rubbing salt in an open wound. I would not stay at this hotel again

Las Vegas
September 14

"Location location location- and a great view!"

Amazing location in the embarcadero area- all the fun San Francisco things to do are nearby. Bay Bridge view at night is incredible- light installation is beautiful and view from bay view room of bridge is perfect. Hotel is beautiful and staff are wonderful! Every interaction with all employees was great.

Calgary, Canada
September 14

"Luxurious and relaxing stay"

We stayed at Hotel Vitale for four nights. The king waterview room was expensive but worth it for the view and comfortable space. The location so close to the water reminded us we were in San Francisco. The proximity to the Ferry Building was great and Union Square is not too far. We walked almost everywhere during our stay. There are much less expensive and nice places to stay but for a short visit, we really appreciated the luxury and good service.

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Check-in: 3:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM

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