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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 24 July 2011

The hotel is basic but provides all the essentials with great service and a lovely wine reception every evening so you can get to know other guests. The hotel staff were super and very friendly. It is an older type of building and the elevator proves interesting in its decor! The only criticism was that the shampoo and conditioner are...

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Reviewed 23 July 2011

We stayed here for 4 nighs and were happy with the room and the service. The staff are pleasant and chirpy. The room was comfotable and had all of the facilities you would want. Good TV. The only downside is it is just outside of the centre so you need a taxi to get anywhere. Having said that we liked...

1Thank ShropshireBigpete
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 21 July 2011

I spent 4 nights in the hotel, having booked it through the internet, relying mostly on the comments at this site. I guess, the comments were fairly accurate. It's conveniently located - a walking distance to Union Sq and Chinatown and several options to connect with the public transportation within walking distance too (you may have to change bus/metro to...

Thank BorisDivjak
Reviewed 17 July 2011

the staff was always happy and willing to help. The hotel food at night was EXTRAORDINARY, on of the best I´ve ever dinned in my life.

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2011

Older boutique style hotel that is perfectly well maintained, with a friendly reception and overall super value. Within easy walking distance to most attractions. Would stay there again ...no hesitation

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wton west mids
Reviewed 13 July 2011

Lovely hotel with a lovely room and comfortable bed ! just a little bit away from public transport bus stops/tram stops if you don;t want to walk too far ! lovely wine reception when we arrived to check in but missed it all other nights as never got back to hotel in time ! too busy having fun in SF.......

1Thank sylvWtonWestMids
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2011

I payed around $500 for a 4 night stay here over Pride weekend, so wasn't expecting much. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The room and public areas were clean, staff were very helpful with helping with liggage, tips for enjoying the city and directions. I really liked the location, I stayed here after a stay in Fisherman's Wharf and it...

1Thank fendi_boy
Chatsworth, CA
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Comfortable, clean room with an unobstructed view of the neighborhood. Windows that open. Plenty of hot water in a well maintained bathroom. Minimal noise from my fellow guests & the real world, too. I even got a complimentary bottle of wine when I checked in! Beautifully located. Food - Quetzal Cafe, Sliders.. Drink - Fly, Lush Lounge,. a Walgreens.. buses.....

1Thank Tuttizoot
Sandnes, Norway
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Arrived during the day, and was met by two very service set receptionist. Quickly sorted out our rooms. While we waited on keys, we got some nice tips about the area. Were to go, and not go. The rooms are great. Good value for the money. The rooms look clean, and welcoming. The beds are good, which makes for a...

1Thank aHille
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Me and my friend arrived at the carlton late afternoon in the middle to gay pride parade...which threw us slightly as we didnt realise that was happening and was quite scary, alot of people and all the roads closed etc ...( the staff were fantastic in helping us plan things to do whilst we were there and advisiing us where...

1Thank Gemlar

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: ₹ 11,790 - ₹ 28,335 (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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