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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Cheshire
Reviewed 9 October 2010

We stayed here on the last three nights of a holiday in California. The hotel was not the most luxurious but it was good and excellent value. The best feature was the service on the front desk.....all the guys were superb and could not be more cheerful and helpful. They were very knowledgeable, helpful and efficient in helping book trips,...

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Denver, Co
Reviewed 8 October 2010

Our son, who lives in SF booked this hotel for us. It is within walking distance of Union Square, China Town and Coit Tower (if you are a good walker). It has a nice lobby where they serve wine every evening and the middle eastern restaurant in the hotel was VERY good. Our room was comfortable and clean and service...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2010

I stayed for a week at end of September, beg October 2010. Overall very good, A little surprised to find no fridge in room, but one was provided on request. Breakfast was supposed to be cheaper if you pre-booked it with your room, but in reviewing the prices on the Menu, this was only true if you ordered the most...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2010

Worst hotel ever stayed in, back in home with bed bug bites. Would not recommend this hotel to a dog. But then again pets are allowed in the hotel rooms which is not hygienic at all. Apart from that San Fransisco is fantastic destination to visit.

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JComaskey1, General Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your feelings about your recent visit to the Hotel Carlton in San Francisco. I'm sorry that you were disatisfied with the experience. I wish you had contacted us during your stay so that we could have addressed any concerns you may have had. Since you didn't do that at the time...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2010

We enjoyed our stay at the Carlton Hotel. The reception staff checked us in using thier very over used jokes but they were harmless enough, after the 3pm deadline as early check in wasnt available. Our room was at the back of the hotel so outside noise wasnt an issue at all. Our room like others didnt have air con...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2010

The Carlton is a historic hotel - it was built in 1927, survived prohibition and a great earthquake and still maintains a beautiful decor and ambience that reflects its colourful past. The staff are very friendly and helpful and every evening there is an event in the lobby with live music and free wine. The restaurant, Saha, serves an amazing...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 October 2010

I checked in at the Carlton after having ended a conference staying at another hotel. I arrived 10 min before three oclock but was not able to check-in before three. I left my luggage at the reception and went for a walk around the hotel which is kind of up the hill from downtown SF. When I returned an hour...

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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 4 October 2010

The staff are friendly & the hotel smells of food. We showed up and our room with two beds was given away, so they gave us the handicap room. The location is in walking distance to places to eat and bars, but not to any main attractions. A couple blocks away is a seedy neighborhood. We asked the front desk...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2010

We stayed at the Carlton Hotel at the end of September. The location was great, Union Square was a 10 minute walk and Chinatown not much further. The reception staff were great fun and very friendly and helpful. When we were checking out they offered to book us in online at the airport, which saved us a lot of time...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 October 2010

Stayed for 3 nights last week of Sept. Nice little hotel 10 mins walk to Union Square. We stayed in a double double room and the room was a decent size with a huge walk in closet, chest of drawers in the room, a desk and chair. The beds were comfy and there were extra pillows and blankets in the...

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  • 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: ₹ 8,780 - ₹ 26,613 (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:
#2 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#52 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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