Hotel Carlton

1075 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

Ranking #38/40

  • Rooms From
  • Distance Center
  • Style
  • Neighborhood
  • $177
  • 0.9 mi (1.5 km)
  • Boutique
  • Union Square
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Why it’s Special

Hotel Carlton offers a laid-back vibe, eclectic decor and inviting guestrooms in the Lower Nob Hill area.

Hotel Overview

Hotel Carlton is located close to the attractions, bars and restaurants of Union Square and Polk Street. This boutique hotel has an inviting, comfortable and relaxed vibe, with many fascinating artifacts on display. The sitting area in the lobby features a carved, black fireplace, comfortable seating and ornate furniture. Pops of bright colors mixed with a hint of Asian flair create a very unusual style. The wine reception each evening is a great place to enjoy live music and meet other guests. Hotel Carlton San Francisco is a LEED certified, carbon-neutral hotel.

Rooms + Bath

The guestrooms at Hotel Carlton feature soothing color palettes with vivid accents. There are many interesting details in the rooms, including hand-painted Moroccan tables, marble-topped desks and photographs of 15th-century Nepalese temples. The beds feature luxury linens and plush Serta mattresses, and the large windows provide panoramic city views. A Keurig coffee machine and Tully’s local coffee are available in each room. The bathrooms are bright and well-designed, with orange accents and attractive artwork.

Food + Drink

Hotel Carlton is home to Saha. This restaurant is intimate and inviting, featuring bright colors and an eclectic collection of lamps and mirrors. It serves a blend of Arabic, Californian and Yemeni cuisine along with a selection of wines.

Phone 415.673.0242




  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Accessible Accommodations
  • Evening Reception
  • Event Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pet Friendly (free)
  • Restaurant
  • Sustainable Practices

Room & Bath

  • Coffeemaker
  • iPod Docking Station
  • Laptop Safe
  • Premium Bedding
  • Premium Mattress
  • Premium Toiletries
  • Workstation

Hotel Carlton


Union Square is the Fifth Avenue of San Francisco and is considered the main area of the city. An upscale district with elegant stores and plenty of action, the neighborhood is known as the primary shopping destination of San Francisco with elegant stores and designer labels. Stores like Gucci, Gumps, Saks and Macy's keep visitors busy for hours. Union Square also has a good selection of restaurants and nightlife with options like Farallon, Millennium, Starlight Room and Cantina. For cutting-edge shows by playwrights like Tony Kushner, American Conservatory Theater is an excellent choice. Union Square also offers a lot of attractions to choose from such as the Hallidie Building and Victory Monument.