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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is great. Rooms are spacious and the staff are friendly. Location is okay if you want to be near the shopping district or want to be centrally located in SF. Need to uber to fishermans wharf or mission district for dinner. About a 10-15min walk to Union Square where you can catch the cable car to fishermans wharf.... More 

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Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Hotel Carlton July 2016. It was a big family trip. By big, I mean 23 people. From the start we received an excellent service by Camisha. The hotel itself is lovely, chic, and very clean, with free WiFi and FREE WINE from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. The room is comfortable. Not too big, but bigger than other hotel... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are typical in size for San Francisco. Very old building that's been well-maintained. Our cleaning lady didn't do much other than make the bed and give us fresh towels when we needed it, yet there was a sign in the room asking for us to tip her - there were long black hairs in the bathroom for the entire... More 

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Ryde
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to SF and we were very happy with our accommodation. The staff on reception could not have been more helpful or friendly. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. Location was good too, just a 10 minute stroll from Union Square and all its transport links. We didn't use the hotel restaurant but we were under the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a good location, 15 minute walk to union square. It is a fair walk to the Bay Area; at least 40 minutes over the hills of San Francisco, but you can catch a bus or walk to Powell St. for the tram. The rooms were nice and spacious, but the walls are made of cardboard. Unfortunately... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a couple nights here on Holiday and we found the Hotel excellent. The receptionist Geo was very helpful and had a great sense of humour nothing was too much trouble for him. Our room was spacious and clean and had all the usual facilities included. The only thing was the coffee maker supplied everything except milk however we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay. We are clean room maniacs, and we could not fault the preparation of the rooms. Little things like materials used on furnishings and linen were of a high standard, there was a feeling that everything had been done properly. All the staff were great to deal with, helpful, polite and knowledgeable. The service really stepped up... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice, average sized, clean rooms and a homey feeling lobby. About a ten minutes walk from Trader Joes, Wholefoods and walgreens. Also a ten minute walk from union plaza - the city centre. The staff here are absolutely amazing! They were so kind and helpfull with all our questions and queries. Loved the funky music performance during the complimentary wine... More 

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2 Thank tying-to-travel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced hotel: rooms are too small, no fridge, horrible breakfast and staff in restaurant is rude. When you book a room for 4 people, you only get 2 towels and glasses, even after complaining. I had expected a lot more for a so-called "joie de vivre" hotel!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel, was a fantastic location - 10 minute walk to Union Square and only 10 - 15 minute walk in the other direction to some great resturants and supermarkets. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were really nice.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $150 - $389 (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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