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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend the Hotel Carlton for your next visit in San Francisco. Great location and value! The Staff is always very accommodating and knows who we are when we check in. Love the happy hour wine reception and music nightly.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

San Fransisco was our final stop after my boyfriend and I had done a tour of California. Due to the fact we had to return our hire car at 9am to San Fransisco airport, we arrived at Hotel Carlton at 9.30am and check-in wasnt until 1pm, with early check-in at 11am. My boyfriend and I expressed our apologies and wished...

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1Thank abbiejarvis27
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location and overall experience was great, The staff were very friendly and helpful and you are minutes away from the Wharf. I do suggest ear plugs as this old building has thin walls and noise travels down the halls.

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1Thank tabathalk
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay was comfortable. The hotel is older and the rooms smaller, but accommodating. Everything was neat and clean. The staff were helpful and friendly and gave good recommendations for local food. We had breakfast at the hotel twice and everything was tasty.

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1Thank 696shawnd
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely, funky hotel Bar is really cool and bar staff very knowledgeable about the beers and wines. Breakfast was excellent and food value for San Francisco. Only slight downside was we had a double bedroom and the beds were a little bit too small really for me and my 9yr old and my wife and our 13 Yr old. On...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Family emergency. Left after first night, at 4:30 p.m. Check out clerk said check out is 11:00 am., so you are not actually checking out early. His response was wholly unempathetic and unduly business-like and as a frequent guest of the hotel, left us feeling unappreciated. We didn't expect a refund, we knew we were leaving early, but gosh, his...

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Evergreen, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Hotel Carlton at a fantastic location in San Francisco. We were given the Sir Hillary room which had a sitting room and lot of historical artifacts about Hillary's Mount Everest climb. Decorations were great and the staff helpful and polite. Great place.

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Dillon, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel Carlton is a funky hotel in a great location. The front desk staff was fabulous- very friendly with a great sense of humor. Their recommendations were spot on- including Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, which is right around the corner and incredible. Our family of 3 would definitely stay here again.

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Horsham, West Sussex
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just a few blocks (about 12 minutes) walk from the hustle and bustle of Union Square, this hotel has personality and offers good size rooms at a reasonable price for exploring the wonderful city of San Francisco. Without exception, we found the staff to be helpful. The only downside is that parking for unloading bags can be difficult (on a...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is just ok, amenities are ok but the hotel is a little bit run down. On top of that, the walls are extremely thin. Could hear all the conversation going on outside, when people were trying to reach their room. The only plus point being the location is good and a variety of restaurants nearby. I would not stay...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Hotel Carlton offers an international ambiance paired with outstanding guest service. Built in 1927, this nine-story San Francisco hotel is 3 blocks from the California Street cable car line, 6 blocks from Union Square, 8 blocks from the main entrance to Chinatown and 9 blocks from Civic Center. Complimentary evening wine receptions are held in Hotel Carlton's lobby nightly and feature live music from local artists. In addition, Hotel Carlton provides complimentary wireless internet to all guests; upgraded bandwidth is also available (surcharge applies). Recently renovated, all 161 non-smoking guestrooms at Hotel Carlton feature remodeled bathrooms including decorative floor and wall tiling, new vanities and sinks. The public spaces showcase cross-cultural design that incorporates treasures from Africa, India, Nepal, Laos and Asia. Our restaurant Saha features award-winning Arabic Fusion cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

Address: 1075 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-5817
Region: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: ₹ 12,849 - ₹ 25,185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 161
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Also Known As:
Carlton Hotel San Francisco
Hotel Carlton San Francisco
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“Higher floors are probably quieter for street noise.”
19robbo66, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms near stairs or elevator”
AzaWanderLust, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher up (it is nine floors) there is less external noise.”
TicToc13, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner, that way you get a window in the bathroom”
katem61, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Maybe above the second floor”
Tira_11, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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