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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent45%
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

The staff were exceptionally welcoming - the breakfast was worth a mention. We stayed at the hotel for 4 nights and it was a good place from which to explore the city. (Fishermans Warf was about 30 mins walk away, and union square anout 10)...More

2  Thank JuJu1962
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 10 August 2013

Thanks for being a guest of Hotel Carlton and for taking the opportunity to share such kind words with us. We're happy to hear that our prime location afforded you with easy access to the many destinations of our city. Our outgoing team is always...More

Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for four nights. Upon check-in, Theo & Gio were friendly and helpful..even gave us a complimentary bottle of wine! Don't go south of the hotel late at night as its a bit dodgy. Hotel is also a fair distance from...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 8 August 2013

Thanks for being a guest of Hotel Carlton and for taking the opportunity to share such kind words with us. We're immensely proud of our outgoing team, and we'll certainly pass your praises along for their unrivaled hospitality. It would be our pleasure to host...More

Reviewed 5 August 2013

I've stayed at the Carlton many times. The staff is warm, welcoming, and adept at making guests feel quickly at home. Sincerely service-oriented, they do their best to accommodate requests, and give excellent advice about where to eat, what to do, and how to get...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 August 2013

Thanks for being our loyal guest and for taking the time to share such thoughtful and kind words with us. It's an extreme pleasure to host returning visitors like yourself, and we're happy to hear that you continue to enjoy the evolution of Hotel Carlton....More

Reviewed 4 August 2013 via mobile

Although there were parts of this stay that were not top notch for me, the 5 star service at this hotel makes it one I would definitely come back to. We checked in on a Saturday afternoon with a small group with 4 rooms reserved....More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 August 2013

Many thanks for being a guest of Hotel Carlton and for taking the time to share such thoughtful words of praise with us. We take immense pride in our incomparable services, and we're so happy to hear that our outgoing team made for a memorable...More

Reviewed 4 August 2013

We just finished a road trip up the coast from Orange County. The best find was the Hotel Carlton. The price was less than half of other hotels in the area and just as nice. It's more of a boutique hotel and is good for...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 August 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to point out all those great things that stand Hotel Carlton apart from the San Francisco crowd! It's a pleasure to introduce you to the many amenities and services offered up by our hospitable team,...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$ 199 - US$ 455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 199 - US$ 455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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jaderhiannonx
3 November 2017|
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Response from Ami R | Reviewed this property |
So we used the bart from Oakland - pretty easy. To get from San Fran it’s also the bart and then a short walk to the hotel. Sorry I can’t be more specific but I’m not a great navigator. I just remember the whole process... More
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Lauren Z
19 July 2017|
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Response from thedarchman | Reviewed this property |
It had a fan in the ceiling but we didn't need it or use it. Room was cool anyway
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TravelLynn03
10 June 2017|
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Response from mdvrn77 | Reviewed this property |
It does not have a gym that I am aware of
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