If you're looking for wonderfully cheap, attractive, and clean accommodations and don't mind being in the gritty center of the city, book a room here. The Joie de Vivre hotel group is behind this 163-room hotel that was built in 1927 and revamped in May 2004 in "global vintage" decor. The interior design is globally eclectic, with travel photographs from the American Himalayan Foundation, tribal figurines, Oriental rugs, a vibrant sari-like color scheme, imported hand-painted Moroccan tables, and cool Lucite-beaded table lamps in the guest rooms. Outside, the neighborhood is drab, but it's only a 7-block walk to Union Square, and with doubles starting at a mere $93, you can splurge for a taxi with the money saved. Or stick nearby and try Saha, their Arabian-fusion restaurant (think hummus, pizza, Yemenese meatballs, and seared scallops), which serves breakfast and dinner. Heck, they even throw in a complimentary evening wine hour in the lobby.
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User Reviews for Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre hotel
Awful, there were termites, water damage as well as the smell of marijuana throught our hall.
There is not enough space to write about our experience, if you dont mind sleeping next to a stranger, then this is the place for you. The walls are paper thin, so you will hear ABSOLUTELY...
- posted on 11.25.12
- by screenbefore
Quick visit in SanFrancisco
Excelent location. Friendly atmosphere. Good wine in the cosy lobby. Cosmopolitan restaurant. The WiFi connection worked as expectet, which is so important when you are abroad and time...
- posted on 11.22.12
- by Jan Erik A
Great hotel for business travel
Excellent service, an outstanding restaurant and very pleasant and helpful staff made for a productive business stay. The in-room Internet was fast, too. The bathroom tile could...
- posted on 11.20.12
- by traveling_photo
- Budget Hotel 2007 – Audience Winner
- Tourist Hotel 2007 – Editorial Winner
- Recommended 2009
- Recommended 2010
Complimentary morning limo to Financial District and Civic Center as well as free shuttle to Union Square. Oak Room Grill open for breakfast and dinner. Morning and evening room service. Valet and concierge available.
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- 1075 Sutter St
- Between Larkin and Hyde sts
- San Francisco, CA 94109
- Joie de Vivre Hospitality Inc.
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