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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Austin, Texas, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a terrific stay here - met my expectations from a room, service and restaurant perspective. the restaurant was a particular highlight. It is an older hotel, but despite this, it was well-kept, clean and had nicely updated rooms. My only complaint was location -- it wasn't close to much and the area is still the semi-dodgy "tender-nob" area.

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Morgan Hill
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Everything was excellent, parking was reasonable, service was very good. It was walking distance to my event. I chose this because of the price of the parking. Our convention hotel was twice as expensive and these accommodations were an upgrade.

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Vancouver
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time, wonderful stay, friendly staff, clean room, ok internet, cozy spot, good location, awesome happy hour with live music and had all the necessary aspects necessary for a wonderful stay.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very welcoming staff, very helpful and friendly, only there for one night as moving on. The staff were very helpful in telling where we could go and what to do in such a short stay. There with friend there helpfulness for such a short stay made it for us

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Based on our stay, I may have to reconsider my decorating style. Really beautiful. It's an old building in a convenient location with helpful staff and the perfect little lounge/restaurant. Our room wasn't huge, but it was tasteful and clean and we fell in love with the colors. No view, but we were fine with that. Kuerig coffee maker, hair...

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lancashire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel for a 2 night stay having stayed here a couple of years ago Located a little out of the city centre in Lower Nob Hill, but in our opinion that a good thing The hotel staff are always friendly and full of useful tips for visitors Each evening around 5:00 pm there is a complimentary wine reception...

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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Trip: Second week of December, weekdays; 5D/4N; six adults. Staff: Front desk people were friendly and helpful from the get-go. We did not encounter any problems checking in even though we were a couple of hours early, although it being a weekday could have been why. After we checked in, they assisted us with directions and helped arrange for a...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I almost didn't book this because of all of the fretting on-line about safety in this neighbourhood. Don't listen to that. There is a masjid about a block away - you can see its patrons milling around on Friday and Saturday nights after the evening service when the weather is good (and if this is why you were concerned for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Hotel Carlton for 2 nights. The rooms are clean and decorated nicely, however the walls are paper thin and you can hear all sorts of noises from the corridor and from the other bedrooms. The location of the hotel is okay, all tourist attractions are a short drive away. The staff are helpful and friendly.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here January 2017 for three nights, very nice and clean. Friendly staff. Fab restaurant located inside the hotel. Hotel does free wine hour between 05.30pm and 06.30pm which is great! Was a little out of the way for everything but was still a lovely hotel!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: ₹ 10,897 - ₹ 30,619 (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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“Ask for a room towards the back side away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles C3779ASkellyt, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great location and service”
 of 5 bubbles ElenaTsitovich, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Encourage to obtain a room that does not have an adjoining room with door inbetween.”
 of 5 bubbles nursemanager9, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Marco Polo suite on 9th floor is spacious and relatively quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Mblaca, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“maybe ask for a south side room - that way you get windows with a spacious view.”
 of 5 bubbles Serni253, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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