"Nice , well-located hotel"
Great helpful staff. Located near all the places you want to visit and lots of restaurantsGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Friendly staff during check in/check out. Bed was nice and comfortable. Bathroom is incredibly small, like viewers have said, but the shower was fantastic! Lovely hotel :)Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel next to Union Square"
My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights. It's a small hotel near Union Square. Extremely convenient location and great price amidst the large (and expensive) hotels surrounding Union Square. The hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were small, but it was fine for the 2 of us and we didn't plan to spend much time there anyways. […] There's free coffee in the morning and a business center. The rooms also have free Wi-Fi. Rooms were clean and the maintenance staff were extremely friendly as well. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
The Hotel is really old but the city is old so that's to be expected. For the price it's great for the location it's in.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Quaint and Friendly"
The Cartwright is a quaint hotel located at Union Square. Check-in was a breeze and the staff were very courteous and professional. The room was cozy with a view of Sutter. Only downside wasn't a real issue, the bathroom was so small that the door opened outward, blocking the hotel room door from opening. It was funny and cute to me. I'd stay here […] again. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Cartwright hotel is a gem!"
I really liked this hotel, very well kept, clean lots of light in my room. It's true my single bed was small but It's fine. A great place I highly recommend.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel for short nights stay"
No free parking Very Clean roomGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel. Rooms are really tiny and gross"
You cannot move around in your bathroom. Windows are so old you feel like your outsideGenuine Expedia guest review
"Does the job"
It did not look like the pictures shown. The room I had was very condescend and small. There wasn't much space to move around but it does the job. I had a place to sleep! It was very close to union square so that was also a bonus.Genuine Expedia guest review
Close to Union Square and China Town. The hotel staff was very kind. The parking garage they set up was a bummer though. Less expensive than most but took forever to get our car out in the morning. I will stay at the Cartwright again!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Staff is horrible."
The rooms are really really small. Especially the bathroom. Cleanliness can be better. Room was very dusty. Night time staff is super rude.Genuine Expedia guest review
I don't understand why this hotel got 4.1. This hotel is one of the worst ever. I slept one night in a two twin bedroom. The room was extremely small and cold. Cold wind kept coming from the windows. The radiator was turned off in the morning though it was quite cold (I could not control the radiator, the front desk could.)Genuine Expedia guest review
the bathroom was WAY too small; the hotel room was old, but not old enought to be antique; the rollway bed was overused, there was not ventilation in the bathroom, there was no A/C (we had to keep the window open with the trash can so it would not drop and break).Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Clean Hotel with good wifi in a convenient place"
My overall stay was good! The staff was friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean. Wi-fi is FREE & reliable (I was able to work out of my room). The Old fashioned decor & charm is not for everyone though.Genuine Expedia guest review
Pleasant Staff, very accomodating to their guestsGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"near busy down town"
cleanliness of room and hotel, however I wish the hotel offered a later time they serve coffee and tea down stairs. The bathroom was a little too small, the toilette was right up against the sink. Other than this my over all experience was good.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice for the frugal, and nice location."
We travel to experience the location and the room is generally the last place we are, and used for sleeping. Nice hotel but the room was small but comfortable for us. 15 x 15' + bathroom (tight fit) and large walk-in closet. We had a great time, friendly staff when we were there and the bed was very comfortable. Would revisit for convenience, price […] and staff. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great location, tired old hotel"
Great location, comfortable beds, but phone didn't work, coffee carafe was missing, windows didn't lock, couldn't control the heat and no hot water on last day due to boiler repairs.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great location, attentive staff"
Nice older hotel. Close to cable cars, 5 blocks from the BART. Very clean, albeit small rooms,but what more do you need? Plenty of restaurants and pubs nearby so lack of a restaurant/bar in the hotel is not an issue. WiFi in the room worked great. Nice quiet area at night, 24 hour 7-11 and Walgreens across the street for those late night snacks and […] drinks. Would recommend to anyone looking for a decently priced room in a great location. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
The hotel is cute, but it is old and really needs maintenance. The staff were generally nice. The location is good. The walls are thin and there is no a/c, just an overhead fan, so the loud Union Square noise kept me up. Also parking is $30-$40 a day and a couple blocks from the hotel..Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Always a great stay! The staff is excellent. Missed seeing Lillian at the fron t desk, but will hopefully see her next time. Upgraded my room-which was extremely nice of the staff. Always enjoy my stay!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Old hotel needs renovation"
The hotel would need room renovation. the house keeping is terrible. The shampoo, soaps... were not renewed, even when the bottles were empty. There are no bottled water available in the hotel, not even for sale. This is unacceptableGenuine Expedia guest review
"At least it's conveniently located................"
Felt like I was at a 2 star hotel in Europe---needs lots of TLCGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel is very well located, just a few blocks from the financial district and next to stores and restaurants. Te room was clean and confortable. The staff is very kind and helpful. The window in my room had a big gap between the sashes, so the wind and the noise from the outside was annoying.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Convenient and clean, but small"
Overall, we had a great experience at the Cartwright! The hotel was very charming and the staff was exceptionally friendly. They were more than happy to recommend activities or help us find the right bus line. The rooms were even smaller than we expected, but the bed and pillows were quite comfortable. We spent so little time in the hotel since we were […] out exploring the city that the size of the room and bathroom weren't an inconvenience, just not quite what we expected. You can't beat the location of the Cartwright, though. It felt like we were mere steps away from everything. We had a short walk to get to great shopping, dining, the trolley, many bus routes and the BART station. For the great price and location, sacrificing a little space was definitely worth it! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Great hotel. Comfortable rooms , very clean . Is close to everything Will come backGenuine Expedia guest review
"Value and location"
Room was small but clean and comfortable. Staff very helpful. Beware no air conditioning. An older hotel but well updated. My room was very quiet and in heart of city a block away from the cable car route. Great price for location. Guest computers in lobby were handy to print out boarding passes. Enjoyed my stay and will return.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel is a 2-3 star....Not a four or five...very small, cramped rooms. The bathroom is tinier than I have had on cruise ships. The hotel smells in the bedroom. The rooms are noisy.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Small hotel room,but close for shopping"
The room was as big as my own room back home and the bathroom was way too small. I couldn't even stand at the sink without my legs touching the toilet. The location was great in downtown union square! It was nice to be able to go shopping! My boyfriend and I did a lot of walking, but we got a good workout going through china town, union square, and […] going down to pier 39. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Perfect place to stay for a weekend in the City"
We spent a long weekend in the city for a wedding. This hotel was within walking distance of the reception. A block from the cable car , a few blocks from Chinatown and close to so many great restaurants tooGenuine Expedia guest review
This is an old hotel. It is clean and maintained. The rooms are small. Temperature control comes from opening your windows or turning on the ceiling fan. There is radiator heat but no control. There is no AC. Given the water shortage, I was surprised by the large volume of water flowing out of the shower. There is no hotel restaurant but many options […] within a short walk. They have just coffee in the morning. They claim "Union Square" but are a block north and a bit west. This is in the direction away from the convention center. It takes maybe 15 minutes to walk to BART's Powell Station and 30 minutes to walk to the convention center. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great location & good value, not for allergy-prone"
Pros: Location and value. For the location in Union Square it is an excellent price. Part of the reason it is a value is the rooms are slightly smaller, but big closet and they made excellent use of the space. Extremely friendly and welcoming staff. (All individuals we interacted with were helpful and lovely.) Cons (not uncommon to the area, but for […] those who may not expect it): Parking is on the next block, up the hill. (Most hotels partner with local garages, so common.) Make sure to have the front desk stamp the ticket to get the discounted hotel rate. They are pet-friendly, so if very allergic to dogs and cats (as I am) you may want to stay elsewhere. No AC, though not uncommon. Ceiling fan provided white noise and breeze. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Location, Friendly Staff, Quaint Hotel"
We enjoyed our stay at The Cartwright. No issues. Will definitely go back.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Good, if not great1"
A hidden treasure that needs some repair, but not much. This is a rally good hotel very close to Union Square, and is much cleaner than most 3 star hotels in San Francisco. Well worth the cost. They also provide a friendly, knowledgeable staff. I have rented more that 100 hotels and motels in San Francisco. This one is among the best. It is not the […] best but well worth the price - and location. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice price, comfortable and close to everything."
Very nice, clean hotel, with a very comfortable bed. There is a little street noise, but if you want to experience the city as a resident would, this is the place. The staff is friendly. I wish they had Blue Bottle coffee in the room, considering this is San Francisco. But, overall, an excellent choice for the value.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Older hotel, but very clean and friendly staff"
I liked my stay here. It's in the perfect location. A block from union square and shopping. It's an older hotel and small, but many hotels in that area are. My room and bathroom we're clean, and bed was very comfortable. Staff greeted me every day, and we're spur nice.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Comfortable and quiet, near Union Square and BART"
Stayed at the Cartwright many times over the years, but not recently. Pleased that the hotel is still comfortable and quiet, well priced and convenient to Union Square area restaurants, the Powell/Mason cable cars and BART. Staff advised on nearby wine bar and travel options to the airport.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very close to Union Square"
This hotel is just a block up from Union Square, close to everything! We love staying in this area. The room and bathroom are are what to be expected for a SF hotel. The staff was very friendly and it was nice to have coffee and tea options in the morning. We did not have any problem with the heat or ac or too much noise from the street. It was a pleasant […] hotel and the location is worth every penny. We love walking down to Blue Bottle at the Ferry Building. There is a little hole in the wall Thai food place called Chabaa down off O;Farrel and Foley's bar is good for an Irish beer. Also a new restaraunt called The House was very good as well. All within great walking distance to the hotel. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
it's not cheap and the expedia rate was 4.2 so i booked , but it was terrible the building is very very old and there was no A/C in the room , come on !! no A/C in san Francisco , also the bed was uncomfortable. i don't recommend this hotelGenuine Expedia guest review
"3 star lobby 2 star room"
This place is clean and the service was good. But the rooms were not 3 star rooms.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The room was so small that it was difficult to move around. The bathroom was also so small that I had to store my toiletries in the closet.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good value in an expensive city"
Staff was friendly--Hotel is "charming", meaning old and smallish rooms but the bed was comfy, room was always cleaned well and the location was convenient for walking to my office 6 blocks away as well as some bars and restaurants.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"very noisy rooms"
not worth itGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great boutique hotel in the heart of San Francisco"
The staff was super friendly and the hotel had a great vintage 1920's boutique hotel vibe to it. While the rooms weren't that large, they were very clean and well maintained by the staff. One of the coolest part of the trip is how close it is to all of the cities great sites!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Good Location, Not so clean rooms"
The location of the hotel is very good - just few blocks from Union Square. There are various shops/restaurants etc. Transportation is very convenient - easy access to public transport, cable train etc.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel at a very convenient location"
I enjoyed my stay at the hotel. Room was clean, had a small microwave, nice LCD TV, small bathroom but alright for my needs. They serve coffee and tea in the morning (no breakfast but it doesn't matter to me). There are lots of places around for eating, shopping, even a 7-11 and a Walgreens across the street.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great location with so much charm"
Staff very friendly, and we loved being so close to everything.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Very nice hotel"
Location is excellent, room condition and services are all good at reasonable price. Shower is really comfortable because of its shower head. Good value to stay at SF downtown, have a try!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to Union Square"
Just the facts ma'am: - super close to union square (where all the hop on and offs are) and lots of eateries - super close to the trolley - self parking is $30 a night + tax - staff is really friendly - hotel is an older building but they make it look nice - rooms are small, bathrooms smaller (but clean) Overall, we needed a place to spend 2 nights […] in San Francisco. We never spend much time in hotel rooms other than sleep and get ready in the morning. This place fit the bill. Simple and cheap, very cheap! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Price for the location"
Overall, I think it was a good value. The bathrooms were small but very clean. The room was perfect for one person. I felt the carpet probably had years of grossness on them so I pretty much left my shoes on the entire time. The location was the best part. The only part that bothered me was that they wanted to move my room after one night, which was […] kind of a hassle - I like to hang up all my clothes and move into the bathroom. They didn't understand why I thought it was a problem and blew my request to stay where I was off. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
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