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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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  • Excellent45%
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

I stayed at Hotel Carlton for 7 nights in November. There are several good features in the hotel: Very nice staff, free happy half hour with wine and live music (by one of the reception guys), an adequate sized room, free wifi. The bed was...More

1  Thank JVi_Helsinki
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 6 January 2014

We're glad to have been able to host your recent visit to the city, and we're happy to hear that the team and our site's offerings were such memorable aspects of your stay. We'd love to have you back again soon to showcase more of...More

Reviewed 3 January 2014

Rooms are nicely designed and furnished as well as the lobby, but the location is really bad , it's super noisy so you can not sleep well at all and the cleaning service was bad, they didn't change the sheets.More

1  Thank Autonoman
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 January 2014

While we're happy to have been able to host your recent visit to San Francisco, we're disheartened to hear that there were shortcomings to your stay. Our city certainly is a vibrant one, and we'd love the opportunity to have you back and to showcase...More

Reviewed 3 January 2014

Ok, sadly, Hotel Carlton was a big let-down. If you like a very clean, tidy, friendly, over-priced hostel, then go for it. Otherwise, keep searching. I would rather go to Europe for my teensy, overpriced hotel rooms, thank you. Up side was Carlton was only...More

3  Thank KRISTEN U
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 9 January 2014

We're sorry to hear that your birthday visit fell short of the expectation, Kristen, and we thank you for reaching out with your concerns. We can certainly appreciate how a disrupted night's sleep can hinder a visit, and we're glad that the outreach of our...More

Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights and the hotel surprised us. It was very nice, with a great decor that made you feel at home. For the price we got, $120 a night, the king bed room was great. The only problem is that you hear your...More

1  Thank mbilbaop
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 January 2014

Thanks for being a guest of our historic Hotel Carlton and for taking the time to offer us such thoughtful feedback of your experience. We're so happy to have been able to create a warm and welcoming stay for you and to hear that our...More

Reviewed 31 December 2013

We live in Singapore and planned a two week trip to Calfornia around Christmastime. We would be staying in SF on Dec 18th for one night for a concert at The Warfield. I searched a lot for hotels we could safely walk to The Warfield...More

Thank Beth C
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 1 January 2014

We're so happy to have been able to offer you a comfortable and inviting stay at our Hotel Carlton, Beth, and we thank you for taking the time lo lend us such kind words of your visit. We'd certainly love the opportunity to host you...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$195 - US$508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$195 - US$508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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300loriw
2 June 2018|
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Response from Maggie C | Reviewed this property |
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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jaderhiannonx
3 November 2017|
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Response from Ami R | Reviewed this property |
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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Lauren Z
19 July 2017|
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Response from thedarchman | Reviewed this property |
It had a fan in the ceiling but we didn't need it or use it. Room was cool anyway
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"High floor not street facing"
Cabz
2 million years ago
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"Room 504 was fine."
Roberts69
2 million years ago
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"7th floor was great."
stanman1007
2 million years ago
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"book a hotel nearer to union square or if you can afford go more central"
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