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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't fault the hotel or the staff, they are so friendly and couldn't do enough for us. It is situated around a ten to fifteen minute walk from union square so the location is perfect. Hotel itself is clean and well kept, rooms are lovely and spacious. Wifi is available at no extra charge which is a massive plus for...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent staff, helpful, friendly and funny. Rooms are fine although some maybe a little noisy. Good location with parking available down the street. Park it yourself and save 20 bucks a day. You will not beat SFPD parking folks, you are going to get a ticket- the rules are incomprehensible. Easy walk to Union Square, Chinatown. I booked 3 king...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere in this hotel is great! It's not a luxury hotel but is very unique and cozy. My husband and I really liked it! We stayed three nights and we felt very comfy. The room was very clean and comfortable! The staff were so nice and lovely, specially Theo! The hotel is located just a few minutes walking from...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where do I start with this place. The Reception staff were brilliant, very friendly efficient and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble and eveything they done was done with a smile. The hotel had a wine and music hour, which was all free, we only got to sample it twice, but the atmosphere was great. The rooms were a reasonable...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was a nice place to stay walking dis to china town cafe next door staff went out of there way to help ten mins walk to union sq we would stay there agin just a great area to be in an not to fare away from places to eat

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Parma, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a really nice stay,. We found a clean hotel, with beautiful big rooms. The hotel is located at 10 minutes walking from unión square. In the lobby is offered a free glass of whine between 5 pm an 8 pm.

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1Thank Andrea S
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is an old hotel but very clean with super friendly staff. Especially the lady in the restaurant was very friendly. I felt like I was home and enjoyed my stay very much! They got nice photos of Tibet as well which was interesting for me as a Tibetan born in Switzerland :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location: nice area, but not walking distance from tourist attractions. Need to take public transportation. It takes 45 minutes walking to arrive to fisherman wharfs. Room facilities: small room, but nice and good facilities. Parking is an issue in San Francisco. Hotel should partner with parking to offer low rates. It costed me 22$/night for nearby parking. Cleanliness: good Facilities...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel is clean but old and rooms quite small. It was hot at night and too noisy outside to open the window. I guess I was a bit surprised at the lack of AC in the room. I understand we are in San Fran but it was warm the week I was there and difficult to sleep at night....

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1Thank ,Paul K
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel. The staff is great...very well informed, funny, and gave the best service possible. The wine service really is a great way to enjoy a night especially with live music. The rooms were super clean and the bed are very comfortable.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: $185 - $559 (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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