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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 13 October 2013

We chose this hotel not knowing what to expect as reviews are mixed. The first impression was fantastic. The friendly receptionist (who also provided the entertainment at the drinks reception the next day) made us feel immediately welcome. He gave me a bottle of wine...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 14 October 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for reaching out with such enthusiastic words. We're happy to hear that our team was able to welcome you in with the warm reception for which we're acclaimed, and it's our pleasure to offer complimentary wine hours and to...More

Reviewed 12 October 2013

Hi i travel a lot and I tend to be critical :) We had great service at Joie de Vivre, and the Hotel was clean. The location is ok, The beds are confy after the check out, they even accomdated me to another room so...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 13 October 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to share your Hotel Carlton experience. It's an immense pleasure to be able afford you with our unrivaled hospitality, and we'll certainly pass your praises along to the team for their outgoing efforts. We look...More

Reviewed 10 October 2013

Didn't really know what to expect from the Carlton when we showed up in the middle of the night after the usual nonsense at San Francisco Airport (honesty, I don't know another airport in the world that it takes so long to get from, what...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 12 October 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to lend such insightful feedback to your visit. It's a pleasure to welcome first time visitors like yourself, and we're happy to hear that our reception team was able to welcome you with the embracing...More

Reviewed 10 October 2013

I stayed at this hotel with my boyfriend to go to a Giants game and it was perfect! It's a bit of a long walk to the park, but there are two buses that leave from a block away from the hotel and take you...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 10 October 2013

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Reviewed 6 October 2013

There is no A/C at Hotel Carlton and our room was hot until late at night when the outside temp dropped. Our stay was in late September and the day-time temps were in the mid 80's so I'm sure this becomes less of a problem...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 9 October 2013

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US$186 - US$539 (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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US$186 - US$539 (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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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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