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North Salem, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

My daughter and I were visiting my other daughter who has recently moved to San Francisco. The Carl Hotel is 1/2 block from where she is living! So we booked it! And we were so pleased! The hotel is not plush, rather old European style... but clean and well cared for and we LOVED our stay! The convenience is amazing... More 

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

The Carl hotel is just up the hill from the Haight and Golden Gate Park. It's two blocks to Cole and Carl; home to some great food, beer, wine, chai... name it. The rooms are clean, yet smallish - typical of SF, but indeed very cozy. Nothing fancy by any stretch, but if you are looking for a reasonably priced... More 

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Long Island, New York, USA
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

I needed a hotel in this part of San Francisco since my son just moved there, I was traveling by myself and safety is always a priority when I do so, there aren't many hotels in this part of the city and The Carl Hotel was one, I read reviews here and on Yelp and also asked my son to... More 

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Eureka, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

The staff are kind and friendly. The cost is very reasonable for San Francisco, and the rooms, while older, are clean and nice. Many of the guests are there for appointments or surgery at UCSF medical center, because it is very near.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

I needed to be at UCSF for an interview and didn't want to rent a car, so I was in need of a close hotel in walking distance. This hotel was surprisingly great, and my stay was excellent! The hotel is older, and the rooms are small with old furnature, but the bed is very comfortable and everything is clean.... More 

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8 Thank Kate C
Reno, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

I am going to join those who think the rooms are small and really outdated. Although the front desk staff was very helpful, the rooms are a disaster. The non-smoking room smelled of smoke, had two light bulbs out, had a 14" TV, and our feet stuck to the linoleum in the bathroom. Bedspreads were dirty and the blankets had... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I had an interview at UCSF Children's Hospital and Carl Hotel is just a 10-15 minute walk from there. The room is very clean. And yes, the amenities are a little sparse (14" tv, older bathroom) but the condition is good, there weren't any "holes" or "cracks" that I would associate with an older hotel. The front desk staff, Bill... More 

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Anacortes, WA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

The room was small but clean and affordable, just what I was looking for. I could walk to the hospital (UCSF Parnassus). I did wear my ear plugs to drown out some traffic noise but overall it was a good experience.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2010

We needed a cheap place to stay near UCSF. There are no elevators, so if you have a lot of luggage, hopefully you are strong. And if you have a lot of luggage, the room is very small. There is a fridge, microwave, and free wi-fi! The bathroom is very small and makes funny noises sometimes and the sink is... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2010

I stayed in room 108, which was unfairly bemoaned in earlier interviews. The room is certainly small, but it was very clean and spacious enough for me to feel comfortable doing work in the room during the day. There is some street noise from the muni that runs down the street, but I had no problem at all sleeping and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Carl Hotel

Address: 198 Carl St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3906
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $60 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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