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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

2,549 reviews
+1 415-673-0242

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center
Child Care

Experience Eclectic Decor and a Laid Back Vibe at the Hotel Carlton

What Do the Rooms Include?

Colorful rooms, expansive city views, and hand-painted Moroccan accent pieces define the comfortable, spacious rooms at the Hotel Carlton. These culturally intriguing spaces also feature plush bathrobes, iHome clock radio and docking stations, HDTVs with premium cable, in-room Keurig hot beverage makers with an upscale selection of coffees and teas, and free Wi-Fi. 

What Amenities/Features Are Available?

This swank Nob Hill Joie de Vivre hotel boasts several posh amenities reserved for the finest San Francisco hotels. Enjoy a complimentary wine reception each night and discounted admission to an upscale local health club. Marvel at the hotel's extensive collection of art and artifacts from India, Nepal, and Africa. Wi-Fi is free in public spaces, and the hotel has plenty of meeting rooms and conference space. Saha, the hotel's Middle Eastern restaurant, serves Arabic-fusion cuisine Tuesday through Saturday and breakfast on weekends. 

What Does a Stay at the Hotel Carlton Cost?

Like other boutique hotels in San Francisco, a night at the Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique hotel, doesn't come cheap. Expect to pay about $350 a night or more. 

What's There to Do Nearby?

There are five performing arts venues and theaters within just a few blocks from the hotel. Union Square is a 10-minute walk and Chinatown is eight blocks away. You're just steps from the city's iconic cable car system for a quick 20-minute ride to Fisherman's Wharf. 

What's the Bottom Line?

This trendy urban hotel is great for weekend escapes and romantic getaways, and it's perfectly situated for exploring San Francisco. 

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The Tenderloin
1075 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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User Highlights
"The hotel itself was clean, comfortable" "Fresh clean sheets"
92% said rooms were clean.
98% thought it was clean.
"Staff are friendly and attentive" "Hotel staff is delightful"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
83% said the reception staff was great.
"Fantastic boutique hotel in the heart of the city" "Bars on the doorstep"
90% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 59%.
"Decor was absolutely gorgeous" "Lobby is gorgeous"
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
95% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Free wireless" "Free Wi-Fi"
73% said the wifi quality was great.
87% thought it was a great value.
"Excellent hot water" "Walls are paper thin"
Only 59% said rooms were big enough.
92% said rooms were clean.
"Complimentary breakfast would have been nice" "Slow for breakfast"
56% said the breakfast was too expensive.

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Friendly service
Could be quieter
Stylish hotel
Friendly atmosphere
Expert Reviews
The roof of this 161-room property in Lower Nob Hill is covered with solar panels --- technology that embraces the sun's power to offset electricity costs.
The simply furnished rooms, which have ceiling fans and views, are reminiscent of the kind of apartment that would belong to a globe-trotting bohemian aunt.
Time Out
One of the city's best-value mid-range hotels. Because it's just beyond the usual tourist path, rates are lower than at comparable Union Square-area hotels.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: USD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 20 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible