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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Carlton Hotel exterior from an aerial view
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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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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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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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Free Event Space

Receive a free event space when you book 20 or more rooms.

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Wine Package

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

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Elegant. meticulously restored classic hotel.

The rooms are beautifully furnished, large and quiet. Huge, marble bathrooms with large showers and jacuzzi baths. Lots of storage. Easy, free parking and a great location. The friendliest, most helpful staff imaginable. I've stayed here about a dozen times in the past decade and I've always had a wonderful experience. And the price is very reasonable. If you're visiting anywhere near this area, do yourself a favor and book a room at the Carlton. It's an unforgettable experience.
- loulasting

A great hotel! So Classy!

The hotel is absolutely beautifully restored. Better than many nice hotels I have stayed in in Europe which cost a great deal more. High end finishes but with classic features. We had our dog with us and she was welcome at the hotel as well as at a beer pub within walking distance down the road. The park a block away was also a great feature for those travelling with pets. I would stay at the Carlton again in a heart beat.
- kruegercath

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

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

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