Wine, Dine & Unwind at The Carlton Hotel

Welcome to The Carlton, an iconic hotel in the charming city of Atascadero. Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, our historic boutique hotel is ideally situated for exploring the famed wine regions of Edna Valley and Paso Robles and the rich coastal communities of Pismo Beach and beyond.

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Three ways we’ll
win you over
Wine

With over 300 wineries and breweries to choose from, our Central California hotel puts you in the heart of wine country’s top tasting rooms and tours.

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Three ways we’ll
win you over
History

A landmark clock tower, a rooftop neon sign, and our elegant interiors (designed by local craftsman) have been setting us apart since 1928.

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Three ways we’ll
win you over
Nature

From the monarch butterfly migration to the Elephant Seal Rookery to the protected Carrizo Plains, there’s plenty to explore outdoors.

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Book Direct & Save

Booking direct and save up to 15% on your upcoming trip to Atascadero.

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Golf Package

Take a swing at top-notch local courses with discounted golf passes.

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Wine Package

Explore the famed wine tasting regions of Paso Robles and Edna Valley.

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Now this is a hotel!!!!

If you are anywhere near San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, or Atascadero, stay at this hotel. Just like a glamorous movie set, everything says “we want to make your stay memorable.” The rooms are spacious and well-furnished with a charming California art collection.
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You’ll want to stay here!

The Carlton is a sight to see! I had no idea just how nice the hotel was until I stepped into the lobby. The rooms are elegant and spacious. Staff was friendly. Just a wonderful place to stay.
- KatherineC

Stay at this Hotel

This is one of the nicest small town, historic type hotels I have had the pleasure of staying in. It is also very fairly priced and the bakery next door is to die for! My husband and I wanted to move in!
- RavenShasta

Elegant Atascadero Accommodations

Classic King

Classic King

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2
Vintage King

Vintage King

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2
Vintage Double Queen

Vintage Double Queen

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4
Vintage King Deluxe

Vintage King Deluxe

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2
Courtyard Patio Rooms

Courtyard Patio Rooms

1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 2-4
Courtyard Balcony Rooms

Courtyard Balcony Rooms

1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 2-4
The Carlton Suites

The Carlton Suites

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Explore the California
Coast

Atascadero City Hall

Atascadero City Hall

Built in 1918, this historic Rotunda is one of the most iconic buildings in Atascadero.

0,2 Miles, 4 mins walk
6500 Palma Ave, Atascadero,
CA 93422
Atascadero Historical Museum

Atascadero Historical Museum

Preserving the unique history of the Colony House and community of Atascadero.

0.3 miles, 6 min walk
6600 Lewis Ave, Atascadero,
CA 93422
Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens

Sunken gardens inspired by “The Grand Basin” at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.

0.1 miles, 2 min walk
6505 El Camino Real, Atascadero,
CA 93422
Stadium Park

Stadium Park

Public park with walking and hiking trails, bird watching, and beautiful wildflowers.

2.7 miles, 7 min drive
Stadium Park Trail, Atascadero,
CA 93422
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