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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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1075 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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PITTSBURGH ,PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2008

We stayed at the Hotel Carlton last summer with friends from the Czech Republic. The guys at the front desk were terrfic. Always helpful with dinner suggestions. They would quickly make a reservation for you and print you out directions. The complimentary wine reception was great. Will always stay here when we return to SF.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2008

I had a small problem with reservations with the joie de vivre hotel line, but we finally decided on hotel carlton due to the great rate we got on line. We got there about noon, 3 hours early for check in, but the staff was happy to accomodate us and got us our room. When we got to our room... More 

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California
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21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2008

We found this hotel in a travel newswire and first stayed there in January. Our stay was so fantastic: the staff are incredible, the rooms were lovely, the evening wine reception such a delight and the lobby is like walking into someone's plush home so we made it our choice again in April with friends from England who were visiting... More 

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Bristol
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2008

The staff are very welcoming headed by Theodore and the hotel is located in a very convenient location. The Bedrooms are maintained to a high standard and we would most definitely recommend a stay at the Hotel Carlton.

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Michigan
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2008

Upon arrival, the staff was warm and welcoming. They were eager to answer questions and made us feel like we were members of their families. The room was a decent size and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel's restaurant had a nice breakfast and there are plenty of great restaurants within walking distance of the hotel. The cable cars... More 

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California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2008

What a pleasant stay. We have been to San Francisco several times before and expected very cramped accomodations. We were pleasantly surprised. We booked 2 rooms for 2 nights and had the staff open the door between as our daughters were next door. Nicely decorated, excellent staff, and very comfortable atmosphere. Matresses could have been better but they were bearable.... More 

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Clonmel, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

This is a great hotel. We stayed there for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon. They knew ahead of time that it was our honeymoon and they sent up a bottle of wine and a card to the room. Such a nice and appreciated touch. After checking in, they rang up to the room to make sure everything was... More 

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Hertfordshire,UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2008

Stayed here for 4 nights with my kids and mother. We were all warmly welcomed by the great staff. The Carlton has to be one of the best value hotels in San Francisco. We had two large interconnecting rooms which did experience some noise but this is a busy city after all. It is a 10-15 minute walk to Union... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2008

This is a splendid functional hotel. The rooms are well equipped with iron & board, hairdryer, safe and loads of storage space. the front of house staff are exemplary: professional and hugely entertaining. If you're coming from SFO airport, get the BART to UN Plaza and walk up Hyde until you get to Sutter, then take a left. The walk... More 

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Calgary, AB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2008

writing this review on behalf of myself and friend Tania...stayed at this hotel for 3 days, wonderful staff, good price, good location. would definitely stay here again!!!

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