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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel

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Reviewed 11 June 2013

What a welcoming hotel!! As soon as we got in, people were very nice to us. The staff at the front desk is particularly friendly and they respond very quick to any need (a special mention to Giovanni, we loved him!). They made us feel...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 17 June 2013

Thank you for a great review! We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We sincerely appreciate the time you took to provide your feedback! Our building was built in the 1920's so noise is certainly an issue sometimes. We do apologize...More

Reviewed 11 June 2013

All I can say is the staff is amazing and makes you feel like your home. Giovanni was so helpful and the balet service took no time at all. Close to everything and safe to walk everywhere. Village pizza is just a few blocks up...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 17 June 2013

Thank you for an outstanding review! We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We sincerely appreciate the comments and feedback. It sounds like you truly took advantage of what our location has to offer. Please join us again soon, we look...More

Reviewed 11 June 2013

You can tell that Hotel Carlton was built many years ago. You also can tell that it was refurbished in recent years and that a high level of quality is maintained. The room we got was spacious. The bed was comfortable and the flat screen...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2013

I stayed at this hotel in conjunction with the AIDS Lifecycle ride, so admittedly, everyone staying in the hotel went to bed at 8 pm (we had to be up at 3:30), so I didn't hear much noise. But, if the hotel hadn't been booked...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 17 June 2013

Thank you for a great review! We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We apologize for any issues you encountered with noise. Our building is very old, and we know this is somewhat of an inconvenience for most people. We hope...More

Reviewed 10 June 2013

We arrived on May 28th for a 4 night stay. After a 21 hour journey we wanted a quick check in and that's what we got. The guy at the desk was very friendly and helpful and we were in our room within minutes. Reception...More

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Response from Hotel M, Manager at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotelResponded 17 June 2013

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USD 159 - USD 438 (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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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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USD 159 - USD 438 (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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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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Response from mdvrn77 | Reviewed this property |
It does not have a gym that I am aware of
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"Very hilly to access the city."
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"Avoid being near fresh water supply on landings (I think ) early morning bottle rattles ! Though i love a lie..."
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"Just prepare to take ear plugs if you are at the front of the hotel, San Francisco is a lively city..."
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