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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 20 March 2013

My son picked this hotel for me because of its location near his girlfriend's apartment. He booked it, and it turned out to be a great find. First, the price was good. But more importantly, the staff at the front desk was great - friendly,...More

Thank Deborah J
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 22 March 2013

Thank you for a great review! We are elated to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you had a great time visiting your son, and we look forward to your return. Please join us again next time for a bite at the...More

Reviewed 19 March 2013

The staff was very helpful and accomodating. Received a complimentary bottle of wine! Somehow my reservation ended up being for the day after I intended to stay. Desk clerk handled it without any fuss. Gave me upgraded room at same rate as original reservation.we love...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 22 March 2013

Thank you for a terrific review! We sincerely appreciate your loyalty, and the time you took to provide your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Carlton, and we look forward to your return. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 19 March 2013

Good location, near downtown and public transportation. Got a room in the back of the hotel which was good as there was construction across on Sutter St. Nice room with comfy beds. We heard 2 women the room next door talking, laughing etc. a lot...More

Thank Maureen J
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 22 March 2013

Thank you for a great review! We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. Our team really makes the Carlton experience unique! We hope that you'll join us again soon, and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed 19 March 2013

In fact Carlton proved to be just fine in every aspect when you are looking for a hotel to explore downtown SF from. Relatively close to Union Square and China town. Rooms were just fine, clean, comfortabble as well as fairly affordable. Wireless worked perfecty...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 20 March 2013

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We sincerely appreciate the time you took to provide your comments and feedback. We hope that you'll join us again soon, and we look forward to your return!

Reviewed 18 March 2013

Chill place, just a few blocks away from Union square. It was good service on the hotel, free vine 6'o clock everyday aswell. The room was clean and nice, and not too expencive. Wold recomend this if you are visiting san francisco!More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 19 March 2013

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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US$ 199 - US$ 453 (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
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 199 - US$ 453 (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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