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The Carlton Hotel
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Atascadero
Certificate of Excellence
Carmel, California
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2012

On a wine tasting trip to Paso Robles, friends booked us into the Carlton. We were skeptical, but in fact it is on a par with the best hotels in SF, Boston, or NY - elegantly designed and furnished, best beds around, excellent service, and great bakery/coffee shop and restaurant.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Victorville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2012

I have to agree, with a previous review. I want to keep it all to myself. However they are in the business of providing accommodations, and they do a spectacular job. The rooms are comfortable and clean, the beds are extremely comfortable. The onsite restaurant Colby Jack is a very nice breakfast experience. It is within driving distance of all of our central coast destinations, SLO, Pismo, Paso, Cambria and Morro Bay.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank rhs22
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Lake Forest, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

Part of me hates to recommend this hotel, because I just want to keep it all to myself! However, I would like other people to experience the hotel and it's wonderful staff so I am writing this review.
We checked in last Friday at the recommendation of a friend, and couldn't have been happier. From the wonderful front desk staff (shout out to Travis); to the fantasitc staff in the restaurant; to the lovely rooms with the wonderful, soft bedding; to the two person jacuzzi tub in the room, we had a fantastic experience. If you are ever in the Paso Robles/San Luis Obispo area, this is the place to stay. The only drawback is that they didn't have a pool, but we didn't miss it.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Michele D
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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

We found this little gem a few years back and still love coming here. It's about 10 minutes from Paso but we love it. If you're looking for the best western or ramada, don' t bother...stay there. If u want to bring someone special nd stay at a boutique hotel then stay here. It's notams busy as it once used to be but I thinkthat's because people haven't found it yetis think it's too far. Beautiful rooms, wonderful courtyard in the middle, just right workout room - not frilly but who needs that when all u want is it use a treadmill, bike or weights? Enough for us.the lobby is old school with old nbeautiful woodwork. There used to a great restaurant with full barbutidon't know what happened. BUT! They have a new ownership and they serve beer n wine only, but have a wonderful breakfast n great dinner. We had the patio to ourselves on a beautiful night...perfect!!!

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Thank quailie
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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

A friend suggested we try this Hotel just outside of Paso Robles. We loved it and will go back. It is not too far and we were very pleased with everything.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Thank Richard B
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Additional Information about The Carlton Hotel

Property: The Carlton Hotel
Address: 6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4210
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Atascadero
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Atascadero
Price range (per night): ₹ 8,650 - ₹ 15,325
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Carlton Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our boutique, one-of-a-kind hotel is conveniently located in the heart of San Luis Obispo County- sandy beaches, wine country and the historic downtown are all just a short drive (or stroll) away. We boast a locally sourced, artisanal Bakery & Cafe that is open daily. We are also ow a member of STASH Hotel rewards- a one-of-a-kind rewards program for one-of-a-kind hotels! ... more   less 
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