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The Carlton Hotel

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Worst Hotel Ever. Our daughter is a student at CalPoly, we stayed here (all the 3 stars hotel in San Luis Obispo were booked due to an event). You must avoid this hotel at all cost. it start with the parking. The tiny parking lot they have is little bit far from the hotel and can barely take 20 cars!....

4Thank Nathalie A
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Got a very reasonable price for this time of year. The hotel is well appointed , spacious room with ample nice furniture, very nice large bathroom with both a shower and separate jacuzzi deep bath tub. Nice coffee maker (Keurig) and a HEAVENLY BED. I am coming back on my return road trip from LA to San Francisco as this...

Thank wellTravelledPapa
Lodi, California
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Take a step into the past when you visit this beautifully restored elegant hotel. From the lobby to the rooms, exquisite attention to detail abounds. Be sure to explore, as the roof-top patio provides the ideal location to enjoy your morning cup of Kurig-brewed coffee. The only thing lacking was information in the rooms about the hotel, dining options, the...

Thank Tiffany L
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Carlton Hotel is a well appointed hotel near the Paso Robles Wine country and San Luis Obispo. The rooms and beds are large/comfortable and the bathrooms are freshly re-done with separate tub and shower. Atascadero is small quiet town but the property is close to the freeway and attractions in the area. Room prices are a great value.

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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Check in a breeze , room well light spacious and clean . All the amenities were available, staff friendly and efficient . Valet parking reasonably priced for the area. Would recommend especially for romantic get aways , the place ooze character .

Thank Gigabyte056
Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Stayed here during a weekend of wine tasting near Paso Robles. Nice home-base for the weekend. Comfortable room and bed, and the bathrooms are quite nice with large tub and separate shower. Quiet hotel. The historic ambiance was a nice break from the more cookie cutter spots. Close to wine tasting....20-30 minutes from the coast. Can walk to a few...

Thank karen t
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is a gem of an old hotel in the quiet little town of Atascadero, convenient to Hearst Castle, the many Paso Robles area wineries and about 4 hours south of San Francisco. Various ocean beach sites are 30 minutes away. This was a comfortable overnight stop on the way to SF. There is no restaurant in the hotel, but...

1Thank Greg B
Orange County, California
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This hotel is like stepping back in time. It was very quite and quaint. The rooms are are very decorative and offer nice big beds. The service is very hospitable . It is in a smaller town so most businesses close early. It has a romantic feel to it in my opinion. I would recommend this hotel if you are...

Thank Keri A
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We loved The Carlton Hotel. It is right off the freeway a bit south of the winery off ramps. It is beautiful and the rooms are large with very nice baths. The staff is quite knowledgeable with concierge-type questions. Note the restaurant space attached to the hotel is for lease, so they don't offer food except donuts and coffee in...

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La Mirada, California
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I had another opportunity to stay at The Carlton for several days. As always, everything was perfect. Very courteous and helpful staff. Very peaceful and quiet. Excellent housekeeping. A new coffee shop, Socrates, opened up two weeks ago just around the corner for a morning coffee and pastry. The Carlton has become my favorite place to stay when in the...

1Thank Durrwood

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our boutique, one-of-a-kind hotel is conveniently located in the heart of San Luis Obispo County- sandy beaches, wine country and the historic downtown are all just a short drive (or stroll) away. We boast a locally sourced, artisanal Bakery & Cafe that is open daily. We are also ow a member of STASH Hotel rewards- a one-of-a-kind rewards program for one-of-a-kind hotels! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Carlton Hotel

Address: 6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422-4210
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Atascadero
Price Range: €137 - €274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Carlton Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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“All the rooms are great. All the bathrooms are spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles mhcameron, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Patio gives a nice setting weather permitting”
 of 5 bubbles AJ1377, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the interior patio was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles MandM6638, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have an interior balcony opening up to the central courttyard”
 of 5 bubbles I7937YSmarks, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a courtyard view are lovely.”
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