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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Lexington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good value. Clean room. Love the free wifi and wine plus music at 5:30PM. Neighborhood is creepy. Restaurant next door neat place and local. Food really great while full bar and choice on tap easy to take. Near public transportation. People friendly at front desk although room is smallish it is very doable

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've just stayed here for the first three nights of a 16 night trip along the West coast of the USA. Quirky little hotel just a few blocks from Union Square, Chinatown etc. Rooms are clean and comfy with nice beds and a great shower. Plenty of space for the two of us and our luggage. Staff very friendly. Would... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Super friendly and helpful staff. Quirky but bright and spacious room with new bathroom. Fab coffee machine. Easy to get around the city from this location. Even provided me with a fridge as I was in town for the week. Great value for money. Wifi worked well for business calls and online webinars. Fun local musicians nightly in the lobby,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We travelled to California for a 2 week vacation, starting in San Francisco and driving down to San Diego. Spent first 3 nights of holiday at The Hotel Carlton and had a very enjoyable stay. Staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was clean and had plenty of space. Chinatown is around 20 mins walk away... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow!!! What a great little hotel!! We absolutely loved our stay! Free wine each night in the lobby. The front desk staff was incredibly friendly and remembered us each night we came back in. Super easy to valet a car. Room was adorable, just like pictured on their website. I wouldn't even consider staying somewhere else if I came back... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure how to feel about this place. From the lobby to the room i can't figure out what theme the hotel is trying to achieve. So many different things that don't entirely make sense. Room; average size, big bed with nice linen, plus extra blanket. Tv, coffee making machine. Good amenities guide. Good shower although ours need attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very warm welcome from Theo on arrival. A great start to a fantastic 4 night stay in SF end of August 2016. Lots of useful advice on car parking (don't waste your time driving around the city), public transport, walking, eating and sightseeing. Handy city map so you know exactly where you are from the start. Quirky looking hotel with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel - The hotel has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The lobby is a lovely and comfortable area with interesting features. Unfortunately the hotel were unable to do dinner during the time we were there but they do have a dining area for breakfast, although we didn't opt for this. The hotel has a simple layout and very easy to... More 

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2 Thank Ryan C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the white clean bedding and towels and the staff we wonderful but I was expecting a bit much I guess, for the cost I was disappointed with the dingy (lots of garbage on streets etc) neighbourhood and it is a very old building - love the character just surprised to find the crooked walls and many layer of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here. The staff were always very helpful. The rooms were lovely, well maintained, with a super comfy bed. There is free wine and music in the lobby at 5:30 every day. Really close to some great restaurants.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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: $148 - $451 (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:
#2 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#36 Family Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#52 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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