Book your room at Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

Room type

Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed (A D A)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Historic San Francisco hotel near Union Square

Near cable car

Built in 1927, this 9-story downtown San Francisco hotel is 3 blocks from the California St cable car line, 6 blocks from Union Square, and 8 blocks from Chinatown and 9 blocks from Civic Center.

Free WiFi, wine reception

Complimentary evening wine receptions are held in Hotel Carlton's lobby nightly. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout.

Global influences

All 161 non-smoking guestrooms at Hotel Carlton feature Tibetan mountain-themed art, hand-painted Moroccan tables, ceiling fans, and marble-top desks.

Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

At your hotel

This San Francisco hotel offers a 24-hour business center, meeting rooms, and complimentary wireless Internet access 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.

The sleek Arabic-fusion restaurant, Saha, serves breakfast on weekends, and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. 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)
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 161
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1927
  • Smoke-free property
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference space size (meters) - 70
  • Complimentary reception
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 750
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Ceiling fan
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Flat-panel TV
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • iPod docking station
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
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Eat and drink

Saha - This Middle Eastern-style restaurant serves Arabic-fusion cuisine in a sleek space with dark-wood floors, bright red-lacquer seats, and red-leather upholstery. House specialties include Saha's own red curry served with stuffed acorn squash and tofu, classic Moroccan couscous, and lamb tagine with prunes and almonds. Open for brunch Saturdays 9 AM to 12 PM, Sunday 9 AM to 2 PM. Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday, 6 PM to 10:30 PM.

Play

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
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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Fees

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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.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in LEED Gold, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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