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The Carlton Hotel

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6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paso Robles, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Hotel is a story in and of itself. Once a great, historic, classic hotel this hotel was refurbished 10 years ago and was a labor of love for the owner. The facility is well done and very classy. The rooms are tastefully decorated and finished in a fashion that indicates taste and posh comfort. The hotel is currently missing... More 

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Southern California
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298 reviews 298 reviews
36 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are very spacious, beautiful marble bathrooms with jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Plenty of potential to be a incredible hotel. Perhaps the owner needs to spend some dough on minor upgrades: room smelled musty, shower head wasn't good. Mattress was ok, but soft. Hotel could update sheets to be a bit more luxurious. Clean sans some sticky stuff on... More 

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Folsom, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I requested a block of rooms for my class reunion at this hotel and everything was seamless. My friend's an I all studied in Florence, Italy and were amazed at how much this hotel felt like a 5 start hotel in Europe, especially with the courtyard in the center of the rooms. Our room was very clean, quiet and had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We love this hotel, having visited here more than six times. We use it as our base for touring wine country in Paso Robles. Good value, the hotel almost seems like a higher end Four Seasons type but without the extravagant price tag. It has been through some changes--resturants seem to come and go--but we've always enjoyed ourselves.

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Camarillo, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We just returned from the weekend at The Carlton. We love this hotel and always stay here when going to Paso Robles. The hotel is beautiful and only ten to fifteen minutes from Paso. Unfortunately the bakery is closed but soon to be reopened. There isn't much in the immediate area except wine rooms and Figs. I just live the... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

What a surprise! The Carlton Hotel is located in a very small but growing town. It Had to be a wonderful place to go since it guests, at one time, were Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra and many other famous people. The hotel has been kept up for the most part. It is filled up,especially, during the Spring thru end of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at The Carlton for one night on a trip from San Francisco to San Diego. Looking to the pet friendly hotels it was either this or a motel 6-so glad we chose the Carlton! Everything was beautiful and the room was huge. The hotel is historic but completely renovated. They welcomed our dog (50 lbs) and the staff was... More 

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Winters, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We spent one night at the Carlton. The vintage rooms are very spacious and luxurious. Very well decorated with a huge bathroom. The whirlpool tub was perfect. There was no outside noise or noise from any room. We really liked this hotel. As for the room selection, if you choose the patio room, level 2, beware that your room opens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This hotel was lovely and I cannot say enough good things about it. It has been completely restored and they did a fabulous job. It really is beautiful inside and out. The rooms are very pretty and roomy. The jacuzzi tub was good sized with plenty of hot water and was well worth the price. It was a perfect place... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a very charming, well maintained historic property. Unlike some other older hotels, the rooms are large. The bathrooms are are also large and well appointed. We would definitely stay here again when wine tasting on the central coast. The hotel is literally minutes from many good wineries. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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