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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
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.
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Grade: 100 out of 100
1377Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
331Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews union square wine reception thin walls tenderloin sutter street complimentary wine walk in closet ceiling fan every evening an older building hotel restaurant friendly hotel few blocks front desk staff light sleeper stayed here for nights wine hour
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The reception staff were friendly and approachable. The hotel is older style but has been refurbished. It has nice cafe which serves reasonably priced breakfast. the waiter was not particularly friendly when the cafe got busy, but the food was nice and freshly prepared. About...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Carlton Hotel for two nights during our stay in San Francisco and it was great. We arrived early and our bags were looked after by the day staff whilst we explored the city. The hotel staff arranged our big bus tour...More

17  Thank David L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend this hotel. The rooms are comfortable. I had a room at the back and it was very quiet. The staff is friendly and helpful. The location is convenient to downtown, but it is the Tenderloin so it's definitely rough around the edges.

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1  Thank jwinokur
Reviewed 2 days ago

swanky lobby with spacious room & comfy bed. free purified water at every level is plus point. neighbourhood is safe, without homeless camping outside. I feel safe walking back from Union Square or BART station as a solo female traveller. Do try the famous bakery...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was extremely disappointed with this hotel. No hotel parking (more important than the room in SF), hotel room was old, dingy (bed and bedding were terrible), noise from hallway was excessive. Simply a terrible experience...........

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Silvia Y
October 2, 2018|
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Response from wuvhawaii | Reviewed this property |
Kokkari — we celebrated our anniversary here with a wonderful meal. The restaurant has fine Mediterranean food in a beautiful setting. Service is superb.
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June 2, 2018|
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Hi we had a huge ceiling fan in our room it was very efficient and quiet. There was a tub with a shower over it. There are bus stops just round the corner. Trolley buses close by and tram car was at union square 5 mins walk... More
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So we used the bart from Oakland - pretty easy. To get from San Fran it’s also the bart and then a short walk to the hotel. Sorry I can’t be more specific but I’m not a great navigator. I just remember the whole process... More
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"More creamers for the coffee please."
andyfrombrum2018
5 weeks ago
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"no difference"
drmgbhat
Sep. 8, 2018
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"Request a room on the top floor. Very quiet."
Moses1212
Aug. 26, 2018
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"High floor not street facing"
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Jul. 18, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$135 - US$521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
carlton hotel san franciscohotel carlton san francisco
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United StatesCaliforniaSan Francisco
NUMBER OF ROOMS
161
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