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Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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1. You should tell customers upfront (before they book rooms) that renovations are happening and that that means there will be a period where water is shut off, there will be no access to a restaurant or bar and most importantly that they probably will not be able to sleep 2. Could not sleep due to noise of construction. 3....

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I really enjoyed my stay at the Hotel Kabuki. My room was clean and inviting, and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is located within walking distance to many restaurants and stores for shopping.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am here for an over night business trip and upon my search of the area, this place came up as the least expensive spot ($113). I love staying in Japan Town when I'm in SF because there's not as much traffic, sirens blaring all night and not a lot of foot traffic. Plus there is awesome restaurants on every...

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

We're so happy you found us and that we had the chance to share our services. Thanks for taking the opportunity to reach out with such kind words; they're greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the kabuki home Away from home great staff great management couldn't ask for anything better staff is excellent cant express that enough 5 star keep up the great work cant wait for the renovation to be done get bigger tvs flat screen

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great words and loyalty through the years. We're thankful to you and look forward to sharing some exciting things ahead.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rooms are Japanese in decor. Beds were nice but a little small. Also room to set up a pack and play. Great view of the city from room. Remodeling going on right now of lobby bar and restaurant so cannot comment on this, however lots of great food and drink nearby within walking distance.

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CWatermanGM, Manager at Hotel Kabuki, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing our Hotel Kabuki. We're happy you enjoyed our comforts and the many offerings of surrounding Japantown. It'd be a pleasure to host you again!

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“Room 1402 has an awesome view of the city and was nice and quiet!”
JJSPARKOOOLAS, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you would like a room with the soaking tub I was advised most rooms do have them but it helps to let them know because not all do”
222darylc, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge”
WWanderlingBetsy, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Request a room away from the construction.”
CAKath2, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors for now”
AlwaysReadyToRoam, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
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