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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco

3-star3 stars
1075 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA, 94109, United States of America

3-star hotel with restaurant, near San Francisco City Hall
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Very Good8.4
Fantastic service
Great location
Awesome vibe
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco

from $139
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed (A D A)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Superior Room, 2 Double Beds

What’s around Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco


  • In Downtown San Francisco
  • San Francisco City Hall - 0.9 mi / 1.5 km
  • Lombard Street - 1.1 mi / 1.8 km
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - 1.6 mi / 2.5 km
  • Moscone Convention Center - 1.6 mi / 2.5 km
  • Ghirardelli Square - 1.6 mi / 2.6 km
  • Exploratorium - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • San Francisco Bay - 2 mi / 3.2 km

Getting around

  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • San Carlos, CA (SQL) - 34 min drive
  • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) - 34 min drive
  • Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive) - 39 min drive
  • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field) - 42 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 43 min drive
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station - 15 min drive
  • San Francisco Bayshore Station - 16 min drive
  • San Francisco 4th and King Station - 18 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

About Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco

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

Hotel Features.
The hotel's public spaces showcase cross-cultural design from India, Nepal, Africa and Asia. A complimentary wine reception is held each evening. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, meeting room, and 2 computer workstations in the lobby. Enjoy California cuisine and local beer and wine at Phlox Commons. Discounted passes to a nearby fitness center are available. Valet parking is available 6 AM-midnight.

Accommodations at Hotel Carlton include complimentary WiFi, iPod® docking stations, coffee/tea makers, in-room safes, and 32-inch HDTVs with cable. Bathrooms offer bathrobes, pedestal sinks, and Judith Jackson bath amenities.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 161 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast on weekdays (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 750
  • Conference space size (meters) - 70
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1927
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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

Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco’s small print

Also known as

  • Carlton Joie de Vivre Boutique
  • Carlton Joie de Vivre Boutique San Francisco
  • Hotel Carlton
  • Hotel Carlton Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel
  • Hotel Carlton Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel San Francisco
  • Hotel Carlton San Francisco
  • Carlton San Francisco
  • Hotel Carlton a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel


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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: USD 15 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 28 per night

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 28 per night

Rollaway beds are available for USD 20 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 845 reviews

Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco
The front desk fat guy with glasses was a douche
Brandon, us1 night trip with friends
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco
It was very noisy in the room. I could hear everyone around us opening and closing doors and going up and down the stairs. The room was also very warm even with the window open all night. Location was good and walkable.
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco
Delicious water 💦
Thoughtfully renovated classic hotel. Loved the ecological and humanitarian focus. The seven-step water filtration station on each floor was amazing! Will definitely recommend to friends!!
A Traveler, us4 night business trip
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco
Very Good8.0
Peculiar Charm
The first room (405) we were given was dismal! We asked to be moved and the next room was much better. The hotel itself has it's own charm.
R Allen, us5 night business trip
Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco
We could hear guests talking, taking shower, etc in adjacent room.
A Traveler, us2 night trip

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Hotel Carlton, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel, San Francisco

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