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1 room, 2 adults

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • WiFi (surcharge)
926 J Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814, United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near California State Capitol
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Refrigerator (on request)
    • WiFi (surcharge)
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  • Absolutely fantastic service. The price is a bargain for the charming experience. I…Nov 23, 2020
  • Staff was great. Hotel seems like it’s starting to look run down. Lots of dusty linty…Nov 21, 2020

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection

from $135
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

What’s around The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection


  • In Downtown Sacramento
  • California State Capitol - 8 min walk
  • Golden1Center - 11 min walk
  • K Street Mall - 1 min walk
  • Sacramento Convention Center - 6 min walk
  • Cesar Chavez Park - 1 min walk
  • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament - 3 min walk
  • Downtown Commons - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) - 14 min drive
  • Sacramento Valley Station - 10 min walk
  • Davis Station - 17 min drive
  • Roseville Station - 23 min drive
  • 10th & K (Cathedral Square) Station - 2 min walk
  • St Rose of Lima Park Station - 3 min walk
  • 8th & K Station - 4 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 196 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • California may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Closed-captioned TV
  • Lowered peephole/viewport in door
  • Lowered locks/deadbolt
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Lever door handles
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Grange - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection’s small print

Also known as

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The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer and masks are required in public areas.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott) guidelines.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Refrigerators are available for USD 10 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 9.95 per stay (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 9.95 per stay (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection

  • Does The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection.
  • Are pets allowed at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection?
    Yes, dogs stay free, with a limit of 2 per room.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection?
    You can check in from 3 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Grange. Nearby restaurants include Estelle's Patisserie (3-min walk), Ambrosia Cafe (3-min walk), and Mother (4-min walk).

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 887 reviews

Very Good 8.0
La Surprise 🏨
The hotel was unique and clean ,very dark room ,no window but a small opening called window ,loved the stripes but could be overwhelming for someone else ,loved the cartoons ,staff was wonderful ,it was an experience very different a little like going back to history
david kenneth, us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Comfortably uncomfortable.....
The staff is comprised of some really wonderful, helpful and very friendly individuals...all are a credit to the property!! We had a nicely appointed corner room looking out over the park....however, the noise was beyond tolerable...loud music playing nearby, then street noise...people milling around with boom boxes, some talking very loudly, and cars with excessively loud sound systems blaring...and it went on until about 4 AM...!!! Not so pleasant...!!
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Decided last minute to stay in Sacramento, the hotel was clean and comfortable, check in and check out was smooth. The hotel has locked the front doors because people weren’t wearing a mask at first when entering the building but there’s a bell for you to ring and they will let you in. There is also a pad that your room key card will tap to open. The bed in the hotel was extremely comfortable and the A/C in the room worked well. If you are noise sensitive bring some noise canceling headphones or maybe stay at another hotel because we could hear all the noise and excitement outside and our room was on the 8th floor. Because it’s right across from Cesar Chavez park you have to park on the street or in the a garage across the street, there was not hotel sponsored garage that I could see. Walking around was great, I would say it’s just like staying in SF in that transient peoples and broken car windows was pretty rampant. I never felt unsafe but I did worry about my car (nothing happened and I only stayed one night).
us1 night trip
Good 6.0
Less bang for your buck
Overpriced for what you get
Rommel, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
The star in Sacramento
With everything being boarded up and all of the homeless in the parks. The citizen stands there like a bright star in a dismal state capital that has been ravaged by poverty and grime. It was beautiful to walk in the lobby and see that elegance is not dead in Sacramento
Jerome, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
The parking was free at night until 8am on the street. Kinda not a clean neighborhood anymore. A lot of homeless around. Not the hotels fault but it is an issue. Clean hotel and makes a good representation for a Signature Marriot hotel.
David, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
love the hotel
Love this hotel! Only thing I would improve is it would have been nice to have a queen bed option rather than double beds! I could have booked at a time when there just weren't any queens available but I think it would have made all the difference
Taylor, us1 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
Nice Hotel with Good Amenities in a Bad Location
The lobby and other public spaces in this hotel are stunning. The service at the front desk was excellent; the friendly and efficient staff had us checked in very quickly. The carpet in the hallway on our floor (7th) was very stained and unappealing. I would says it needs to be replaced. The room itself was clean, plenty of towels were provided, as well as a Keurig machine and coffee supplies, which I appreciated. The best part of the room itself was the bed; soft, clean linens, and an extremely comfortable mattress. There was a lot of street noise and the walls are 'thin'; I could easily hear people in the adjacent room. The biggest problem with this hotel is the location; it is adjacent to a park that seems to be a permanent home for MANY homeless people. I'm not talking one or two, but dozens. This is not an area in which I felt comfortable walking at night and I did not feel safe parking my car (there was no valet due to COVID). It's too bad because otherwise I would stay here again.
Dacia, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
So So
The building itself is very nice and has a classic appeal. The room itself felt very so so. It felt relatively cramped for a Suite and for the price it definitely didn't feel like you were getting your money's worth especially now that there are better options. The room was at least clean.
James, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Was pretty empty when we stayed. The hotel is nice and has a cool, classic vibe. I like all the little appointments such as books in the lobby, political quotes, and photos all around. Room was nice enough- nothing exceptional. The mini-fridge hiding in the armoire was a nice surprise. Our room was right across the hall from the door where housekeeping/maintenance go in/out and so we heard noise from them until late at night and starting again around 5am. The biggest concern is the area the hotel is in, and that they have no parking. During Covid, their valet is closed (which we appreciate). But the area is empty except a lot of homeless people walking around. The parking garage they recommended was completely empty, so it felt a little unsafe leaving our car there and then walking back alone. In the end, everything was fine but I think it’s something to consider. We didnt go, but the State Capitol is within walking distance.
Brian, us1 night trip

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection