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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hi travellers booked this hotel for a 4day break to do some sightseeing before moving on around the us. What a great choice we made check-in was so easy, room was great for our needs clean and roomy , hotel in a good location plenty of amenities at the hotel and within walking distance of bars and food outlets. A...

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Schwabisch Hall, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was overall very clean. Rooms have been furnished nicely. Bath had a window. Hotel was not too loud as it is in the middle of the city. The breakfast was from good quality and taste also the price was good. The service people seemed to be stressed. The distance to union square is very short and perfect walking...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This very clean, well located hotel is conveniently located on Sutter Street near Polk Street and close to Union Square. It is a very clean and well kept hotel with friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are very comfortable with great beds and linens. Good cable TV and free Wi Fi. They also have computers with printers in the lobby....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in very late but the reception staff could not have made it easier for us. They provided us with a city map and gave us some local information - really helpful. The hotel is very clean with coffee making facilities, and ice/water machines on a couple of the floors. There is a restaurant on the ground floor, which...

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london
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for four nights while attending conference. My room was very clean and spacious. The bathrooms have been modernised and the the room has a certain charm. I am not sure what it would be like if it were very hot - there is no AC. But it was fine when I stayed. I would have liked a...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been staying at the Carlton for years. I'm from San Francisco and visit often and love the personal attention I receive. The hotel went through some renovations a couple years ago and it's a unique boutique style with a European feel. The staff is super friendly and helpful. It's walking distance to Union Square and central to getting around...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service from the staff and we're very helpful with any questions you have and make you feel welcome with there greeting to the hotel, we had a slight issue with the TV signal but was sorted straight away. I would absolutely use these again and happily recommend to anyone who want to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 nights at the Hotel Carlton,and enjoyed our stay. Staff were helpful and friendly,and were always on hand to answer questions about where to go and what to see.Ate two dinners at their new restaurant,phlox commons and we can highly recommend this! The hotel's happy half hour is also a welcoming treat!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for our 14th anniversary and had a great time. The staff was very friendly and rooms were perfect. We ate at phlox and the food was fantastic. The staff was friendly and the hotel is located in a great location.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

3 start hotel, but with 5 star level of service. Had the best welcome from our receptionist, who made us feel so welcome. Room clean and spacious, good atmosphere at the wine reception every afternoon, and central location

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Akiko M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel, responded to this review

Hi Morten, Thank you for your kind words! We at Hotel Carlton do our very best to make every one feel at home when visiting this wonderful city. Cheers, Akiko M.

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GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • 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
Location: United States > California > San Francisco
Price Range: $204 - $396 (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”
MickCanning, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher floors are probably quieter for street noise.”
19robbo66, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid rooms near stairs or elevator”
AzaWanderLust, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher up (it is nine floors) there is less external noise.”
TicToc13, Apr 16, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner, that way you get a window in the bathroom”
katem61, Apr 5, 2017 | Read review
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