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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 12 November 2011

The staff were fun and extremely helpful. The wine reception at night they do is a blast! Its in a great location, we went to some great restaurants and union square is only a 10 min walk. The hotel is unique and clean and overall is excellent value for money. Only downside is slow wifi that drops.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 November 2011

I found San Francisco hotels generally very expensive, and this was the best I could get for the price. The neighbourhood - just south of the chi-chi Nob Hill area, but also just north of the sketchy Tenderloin. It is, however, quite safe. Parking - $30 for 24 hrs at the hotel with unlimited in/out, but if you're out for...

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san francisco
Reviewed 12 November 2011

I lived a few blocks away from this hotel for years, and miss it a lot. My husband and I decided to stay here for the weekend of my birthday. We had a GREAT experience--not only because they upgraded us to a huge suite. I would not classify this neighborhood as the tenderloin exactly, and I disagree that this neighborhood...

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Houston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We stayed at the Carlton for 4 nights on our first ever trip to San Francisco. From the minute we entered the place we got a really friendly vibe about it. The Staff were very helpful and very quick witted, they had us laughing from the moment we checked in. We had a room at the back of the Hotel...

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Reviewed 11 November 2011

Fun staff. Wine in the evening. Way too expensive. If you follow the street to the north a Saturday night. You can find a party or happening.

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charlottesville
Reviewed 9 November 2011

My husband and i stayed here for 5 nights as a fun couples trip for my birthday. The lobby is an eclectic fun decor. They have a daily wine-mixer at 5:30 and one of the hotel employees plays keyboard. The hotel is a bit older...which is fine with me. A couple of things in our room were a bit run-down...

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California
Reviewed 6 November 2011

This is a decent hotel if you're on a budget visiting San Francisco. It's in the Tenderloin, so walking at night around this neighborhood is not advised. Centrally located to get to almost anywhere in the City. A few blocks off the cable car line, but hilly, so be prepared. Within walking distance of Union Square for shopping and restaurants....

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 November 2011

My gf and I stayed here on her first trip to San Francisco. It was amazing, the staff was friendly and fun. The wine reception was strange and surreal in a really good way due to the mix of people. We stayed 2 nights and the moved to a sterile high rise with a view for the last night and...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 3 November 2011

Nice hotel in a good location, close to city sites and transportation to away sites. The bed was very comfortable and the room was a good size and clean. The hotel is located in a Middle-Eastern pocket of SF and that somewhat restricts local dining and shopping choices, but it certainly appears to be in a safe neighborhood where you...

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Brighton
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We stayed here for 4 nights in June and can't fault it. Staff are friendly and helpful. The first thing the receptionist did after checking us in was take out a map and highlight the parts of the tenderloin we should avoid. We didn't need telling after taking a Saturday night stroll through the crack dens on our last trip!...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $283 - $549 (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:
#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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“Request a higher floor if possible - sound proofing not great and noisy neighborhood”
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