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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some historic hotels are charming in spite of the discomfort, but the Citizen has done a great job of being both historic AND a comfortable place to stay. The lobby is gorgeous with original stone, soaring ceilings, stained glass, and bookcases. The clubby chairs in cozy corners are classic. The lounge is a great place for a drink at the... More 

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San Francisco
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the citizen on November 18th the night before a friend's wedding with the bridal party. The rooms were nice and the bathroom was quite spacious. There was also a keurig machine in the room which was a huge help early in the morning. The only downside was that the beds were the most uncomfortable ones any of... More 

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Brent L, General Manager at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding you stay at the hotel! I apologize that you did not like the comfort of your bed. We typically have nothing but great feedback on our mattresses, so I will be sure to check your room and make sure that a replacement is not needed. Downtown Sacramento is working hard to build the... More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Before I go on to point out why this hotel deserves no star, I will point out the restaurant staff and servers were very courteous and personable. The building also has a certain architectural charm. That said, this establishment is really ill-prepared for its pet-friendly policies. I have seen reviews elsewhere that detailed the problems with noise in this hotel.... More 

Thank Chi H
Brent L, General Manager at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Chi, I appreciate the kind words of your review as well as the feedback on the noise caused by the dog next door. I believe this was mentioned in an earlier review as well and I certainly apologize for it. As noted, we pride ourselves on being a pet friendly hotel and while from time to time there have been... More 

Berkeley, California
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199 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the first time I stayed at this hotel, in the Marriott chain, and I had read the reports warning about noise so I had requested a "quiet" room. My room (801) had a good desk and a couple of comfortable reading chairs, but the view from the window was of some large canopy, so I could only look... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Planned to stay for 4 nights, but only stayed 1. Thanksgiving dinner was great, Eddie the waiter gracious but overall was underwhelmed by the hotel. Staff was efficient, pleasant but not outgoing. A bellman didn't know what a luggage rack was, but housekeeping delivered one without me having to request one. Room small but well appointed. Was on the 12th... More 

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Brent L, General Manager at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Izzy, I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving and happy to hear that dinner from Grange was great and I am certainly happy Eddie took great care of you. I apologize for the lack of service from our valet team. I have shared the feedback with their supervisor as my expectations for their service match yours and what you saw... More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very nice building and courteous staff, but the dog-friendly policy is outrageous. We were woken up by a dog on Thanksgiving day, and the dog barked continuously for a few hours. You would think the hotel would not tolerate this sort of nuisance, but the manager's proposal was for us to switch rooms. I told him he should boot the... More 

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Brent L, General Manager at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments. I apologize for the noise you encountered from the dog next door to you. Our solution was not the best and I am sorry that it was handled that way. While we are happy to be a pet friendly hotel, it never should come at the comfort or convenience of our other guests. This is... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Obviously I liked it because I returned for a second visit. Warm comfortable lobby, small but well-furnished room, with lots of historic political campaign cartoons and other memorabilia on the walls. Restaurant was currently (Nov 2016) under renovation, with a temporary one taking its place, but the food is excellent. Both dinner and breakfast were the best I have had... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my new favorite places to stay on this planet! Staff could not possibly have been nicer or more helpful, particularly Sasha at the front desk. Also Patty Glad with Marriott reservations, and Zach at The Citizen Hotel who assisted with reservations!!! This hotel is truly fortunate to have such a great group of employees! The hotel... More 

Thank momandthree
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Citizen is by far my favorite hotel in Sacramento. The rooms are beautiful. The service is great. And I love how they preserved the historic nature of the building while adding all the modern amenities. I stay here every time I come in to town.

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Sebastopol, California
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61 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel that puts you near the convention center, the capital and the K. This is an old building so most of the rooms are small boutique style. They are nicely decorated, quiet and generally very nice. The adjoining restaurant (The Grange) is very nice, upscale, good food. Both the bar and restaurant are typical hotel high prices. You can... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Citizen Hotel's unique combination of historic charm and sleek modern amenities brings a new kind of luxury to downtown Sacramento. Treat yourself to unexpected elegance. No two rooms are exactly alike, so you'll get a different perspective of downtown Sacramento each time you visit us. On the historic 13th floor, for example, you'll find gorgeous tile mosaics in the large bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 926 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Region: United States > California > Sacramento
Price Range: $210 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Citizen Hotel Sacramento
Citizen Boutique Hotel Sacramento
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#1 Business Hotel in Sacramento
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sacramento
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento
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“The sound insulation is non-existent”
 of 5 bubbles Oriental_boy, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Capital views from floors 6-10, ask ahead of visit if you would like this view.”
 of 5 bubbles momandthree, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms above event / wedding terrace on weekends”
 of 5 bubbles AJFAITH, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the 5th floor overlooking the park. Room was nice, and street noise was minimal.”
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“Wear the free earplugs!”
 of 5 bubbles Kalisa75, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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