My hubbie and I stayed at this hotel in October 2011. We thought it was a good hotel in a good area. It was about 6 blocks from Union Square - well within walking distance! The bathroom was ok, clean but in need of renewing, and the beds were a good size and very clean. The room overlooked I guess the back of the hotel but it wasnt at all noisy.
The free wine hour was great - we gave the two guys a tip and they gave you refills even before you needed them. The music was - erm well - unique to say the least :) But it was different and fun and you get to chat with people you dont know. We didnt use the restaurant because of the price. For breakfast we always used Lori's Diner 500 Sutter street which was great - we even had a dinner in here. I would recommend this hotel as a cheap alternative, but if I go back to San Francisco I will probably stay near Union Square.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Carlton Hotel San Francisco
- Hotel Carlton San Francisco