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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We just finished a road trip up the coast from Orange County. The best find was the Hotel Carlton. The price was less than half of other hotels in the area and just as nice. It's more of a boutique hotel and is good for...More

3  Thank MasonsDad
Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 5 August 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to point out all those great things that stand Hotel Carlton apart from the San Francisco crowd! It's a pleasure to introduce you to the many amenities and services offered up by our hospitable team,...More

Reviewed 3 August 2013

I stayed here for three nights over a weekend in July 2013 with my mom and teenaged sister. This turned out to be a great place for us after having trouble booking a room for three people at many other hotels only a few weeks...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 4 August 2013

Thanks for being our guest and for taking the time to share such kind words with us. It's a pleasure to introduce newcomers to our facilities, and we're happy to hear that our team and regional accessibility lent themselves to your exceptional stay. We'd love...More

Reviewed 1 August 2013

This is such a great hotel. The staff were amazing always friendly and offering some great tips. It is located a short walk from Union Square and has all the amenities you need. I would highly recommend it to anyone traveling to San Francisco and...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 3 August 2013

Thanks for being a guest of Hotel Carlton and for taking the time to share such kind words with us. We're immeasurably proud of our facilities and our outgoing team, and we're happy to hear that they were able to afford you with a memorable...More

Reviewed 29 July 2013

Wonderful hotel in Sutter street which makes it easy to travel and roam around San Francisco. The staff was very helpful and as first time travellers to the city guided us on the different routes/sights that we could visit. Rooms are good sized and lovely...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 30 July 2013

Many thanks for being our guest and for taking the opportunity to share such kind words regarding your stay. It's a huge honor to host first time visitors to our special property, and we're happy to hear that your experience with us was an exceptional...More

Reviewed 29 July 2013

Charming older style hotel. Very wonderful pleasant staff at front dedk & lobby. .. wine tasting in evenings. Hotel great location. 5-10 minute walk to union square. 2 blocks ftom public transport. Easy to get around. .rooms tidy n clean with tea/coffee making facilities. ....More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 30 July 2013

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US$182 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
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US$182 - US$455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Green Hotel in San Francisco
#41 Romantic Hotel in San Francisco
#51 Business Hotel in San Francisco
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3 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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"Room 504 was fine."
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"7th floor was great."
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"book a hotel nearer to union square or if you can afford go more central"
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