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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We needed accommodations near civic center and this one fit the bill. The place is tastefully and artfully decorated with each room having its own historical name. The room was quiet and clean, the staff very helpful, and there was on-site parking which was additionally beneficial. We've stayed here before and were not disappointed the second time around. The neighborhood...

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Haiyi, Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Billyjoe52, With the many choices of hotels in San Francisco we are honored that you chose to stay again at the Carriage Inn. We aim to provide all of our guest a unique home away from home. We look forward to warmly welcome you back on your next visit to San Francisco. Thank you again for choosing the Carriage...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Pros: Clean! Comfortable! Quiet! (I think they were full, but for the first 3 days I only heard 1 guest room door once). All the staff I met were very friendly and helpful. Spacious room (executive king w/ fireplace). Great croissants in the boxed breakfasts. I got a great deal & amazing value! 1.5 blocks from BART. Caffe Moda (end...

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Haiyi, Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Al C, Thank you for providing your wonderful opinions about our Carriage Inn. We are delighted that our humble hotel along with our friendly and helpful staff exceeded your expectations. Living in the digital age we understand the frustration you must have experienced with our wifi especially since many of us are accustomed to the high speed internet we...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 January 2014

The hotel itself is cute and nicely decorated. The room is very spacious and got a nice victorian feel to it. I don't have any issues with hotel itself. But the location is bad. It's convenient to metros but NOT safe to walk around. I couldn't even go out to eat dinner. Will never stay there or near there again.

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Haiyi, Assistant Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear freshonion830, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at the Carriage Inn. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our cute hotel with spacious rooms. Our location is a very convenient one for travelers to take in the city and we are disappointed to hear that it...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 13 January 2014

This is an older property, but seems well maintained and clean. Room decor and the hotel itself is interesting and not the same old, same old. Location is great for doing business in downtown SF. A short walk to metro, restaurants, and shopping - although the local neighborhood can be a bit scary at night.

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Haiyi, Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ed B, It was our pleasure that our friendly and helpful staff was able to provide a peaceful and memorable experience. We offer our apologies if the noise level in your room fell short of your expectations. Our staff will gladly provide ear plugs and quieter rooms can be requested if they are available. We truly appreciate that you...

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2013

stayed spring 2013, clean comfortable, quiet, above average in terms of room finishes, neighborhood is not the best, not the worst either. Location is convenient especially if you have a car. No longer a best western, although this hotel is affiliated with the best western Americana.

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Haiyi, Front Desk Supervisor at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Steve M, Thank you for taking the time out to write about your recent trip to San Francisco and the Carriage Inn. We are delighted to hear that you found our rooms to be quiet, clean and comfortable. Our design and housekeeping teams work very hard to provide a unique and wonderful experience in each room. We are also...

Sherman, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 November 2013

At first glance it doesn't look all that impressive. When you find out it is a Best Western you understand. Not to say there is anything wrong with Best Westerns but it isn't the Fairmont or Marriott Marquis. But you aren't paying their ridiculous prices either. (The Carriage Inn is less than half the Marriott) The rooms were lovely -...

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Haiyi, Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Elly B, We thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding your stay at the Carriage Inn. We are absolutely delighted that we exceeded your expectations. Our design team will be proud to hear that you enjoyed the aesthetics of each of the different rooms that you were able to view. It is our pleasure to...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This hotel was better than I'd expected after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. It was absurdly expensive, but I understand this is the norm for hotels in SanFran. We paid over $400 total for one night (a Saturday). No room is worth that much, IMO. The look of the hotel is sort of an aged-elegance style. I really enjoyed the...

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Haiyi, Front Desk Supervisor at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear mwieser, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Carriage Inn during your recent visit to San Francisco. We appreciate you taking the time and sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community. We are so pleased that you found your large Executive King room to be so clean and comfortable. I do agree with you; the fireplaces do...

San Francisco
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Our stay was great! The staff were super friendly, and the hotel was very safe and clean. The neighbourhood wasn't ideal, but we would stay here again for sure! If the hotel was in a different location it would be perfect!

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Haiyi, Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jana B, It has been our pleasure to provide you a memorable Carriage Inn experience. Our staff aim to provide all of our guests a welcoming and secure feeling during their time with us. Our SOMA community is working together to build a safe and welcoming neighborhood. We look forward to welcome you back to the Carriage Inn on...

Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I have stayed at the Carriage Inn many times. It is perfectly located to walk to Union Square or mass transit systems to get you where you might want to go. It is also close to freeways and offers parking (for a nominal fee by SF standards). Being small is their advantage. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms...

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Haiyi, Assistant Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rick R, Thank you for sharing your experiences at the Carriage Inn with all of our friends in the Trip Advisor community. We are pleased to hear that you found your stay so accommodating. We strive to give the best San Francisco experience to all of our travelers. We look forward to being your South of Market Alternative the...

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I really enjoyed my stay in the Carriage Inn. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The room was large with a big picture window. Best of all, was that it is not just like every other standard hotel room. The rooms are themed - mostly around writers with the name of the writer on the door along with the...

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Haiyi, Assistant Front Office Manager at Carriage Inn, responded to this review

Dear flash54, We would love to thank you for taking the time to share with our friends in the Trip Advisor community your recent experience at the Carriage Inn. We are happy to hear that are convenient location, comfortable rooms and helpful staff made a good impression on your recent visit. It is unfortunate to hear that you had an...

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Carriage Inn features 48-rooms and offers a witty, warm, and sophisticated escape from the ordinary. Featuring guest rooms saluting San Francisco's notables eccentric notables and drawing inspiration from the "carriage" of a typewriter, the hotel provides a San Francisco experience well suited for vacationers, theater patrons, convention goers, couples and business travelers alike.Located in the vibrant South of Market (SoMA) district, the convenient location provides quick access to many of San Francisco's top attractions and destinations including Civic Center Plaza, Moscone Convention Center, Union Square, Westfield Shopping Centre, the Theater District, and Cable Cars that will take you to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carriage Inn

Address: 140 Seventh Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Region: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range: $228 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carriage Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Carriage Hotel San Francisco
Best Western Carriage Hotel
Best Western San Francisco
San Francisco Best Western
Hotel Style:
#65 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#78 Family Hotel in San Francisco
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“we were on the fourth floor at the back of the hotel, which I imagine was far quieter”
, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on the top floor as noise from room above woke us up all the time.”
ReenieBabe, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Al of the rooms are different and based around famous local people, ask who they are and you may share a room with your favourite !!”
682karenr, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We got our room on the 4th floor, it was quite”
ladavis17, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps higher rooms to lose traffic noise. Only four floors though.”
BunkieFL, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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