4.3 out of 5

With a stay at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, you'll be centrally located in San Francisco, convenient to Grace Cathedral and Lombard Street.

This hotel is close to South Park and Pier 39.

Make yourself at home in one of the 161 guestrooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Full breakfasts are served on weekdays for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in San Francisco? This hotel has facilities measuring 750 square feet (70 square meters), including a meeting room.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and a meeting room. Event space at this hotel measures 750 square feet (70 square meters). Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel. For a fee, parking is available.

This 3-star San Francisco hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 161 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 750 sq ft of conference space
  • 70 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1927
  • Dining venue
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel offers 161 accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This San Francisco hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Phlox Commons - This restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Breakfast

On weekdays, start your day with a full breakfast, available from 8 AM to noon for a surcharge. Every day, the hotel hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel does not have its own fitness facilities, but guests receive discounted access to a fitness center three blocks away.

Public 18-hole golf courses within five miles of the hotel include the Presidio Golf Club and the Lincoln Park Golf Course. Three miles away, Golden Gate Park has walking and running trails, a children's playground, gardens, and tennis courts. Ocean beaches, including Seal Rock, are five miles from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • A pet fee will be charged
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).