Located in Downtown San Francisco within a short walk of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Lombard Street. This 3-star hotel has 161 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. Located centrally in San Francisco, it's also close to Pier 39 and University of San Francisco.
Enjoy a bite to eat at Phlox Commons, the hotel's onsite restaurant. For a nice break, mingle with other guests at the free daily manager's reception. Full breakfast is offered for a fee weekdays from 8 AM to noon.
The 161 rooms have an array of amenities, including iPod docks, coffee makers, and ceiling fans. 32-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Laptop-compatible safes, phones, and ironing boards are also standard.
Guests of Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel enjoy access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center. Valet parking is available for USD 35 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, a fireplace in the lobby, and a porter/bellhop.
- Walking distance to Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- 24-hour business center
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
This San Francisco hotel offers a 24-hour business center, meeting room, and complimentary WiFi throughout. A complimentary wine reception is held nightly in the lobby amid the hotel's collection of international art and artifacts, which showcase cross-cultural design from Africa, India, Nepal and Asia.
Enjoy California cuisine and local beer and wine at Phlox Commons. Guests receive discounted access to a nearby fitness center. Valet parking is available 6 AM-midnight.
- Concierge services
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 161
- Number of floors - 9
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Fireplace in lobby
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1927
- Smoke-free property
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Tours/ticket assistance
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 750
- Conference space size (meters) - 70
- Free reception
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Free WiFi
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
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.
- Premium TV channels
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- iPod docking station
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Phlox Commons - Approachable appetizers and hearty entrees are supported by a thoughtful and extensive curation of locally produced beer and wine. Phlox Commons is a gathering place for friends and strangers to enjoy the flavors of California. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 2 AM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets stay free
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Pets allowed (no fees)
- 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
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.