San Carlos  3 stars

202 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004, Phoenix, United States, 85004  show mapSave
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

San Carlos is a 3-star property that provides visitors with a rooftop pool, live entertainment. The traditional building was totally renovated in 2008 and now mixes Italian architecture with the modern technology.

Rooms

There are 120 air-conditioned rooms, which are fitted with cable TV, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. They provide bathrooms with bathrobes, a bathtub and complimentary toiletries.

Eat

The Unique restaurant will spoil you with light authentic meals. The lounge bar stocks whiskies to enjoy in a warm atmosphere.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Work

Guests of San Carlos are welcome to make use of internet access, newspapers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible at a location nearby and the rate is USD 12 per day.

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 20 per day.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   121.

Location

In the heart of Phoenix, just 20 minutes from Enchanted Island, Alwun House and Phoenix Theatre. You can see CityScape Phoenix, Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center and Stand Up Live only 350m from the hotel.

Boutiques, a stadium and restaurants are only a few steps from the hotel.

Getting around.

Sky Harbor Intl airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 300 m
  • Airport: Sky Harbor Intl - 6.3km, Glendale Municipal - 22.2km
  • Bus stop - 7.2km

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Gay friendly
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • In-room safe

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      San Carlos LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      Attractions for Tourists
      • Phoenix Civic Plaza
        400 m
      • Mystery Castle
        700 m
      • Copper Square
        700 m
      Convention Centers
      Sport related
      Historical sites
      • Ice House
        800 m
      Stadiums
      Museums
      • Business Volunteer For the Art
        300 m
      • Movimiento Artistico del Rio
        300 m
      • Museo Chicano
        300 m
      • Phoenix Museum of History
        500 m
      • Arizona Doll and Toy Museum
        700 m
      • Heritage and Science Park
        700 m
      • 800 m
      • Phoenix Bach Choir
        800 m
      • Arizonans For Cultural Dev
        1.0km
      Parks
      • Maricopa Parks and Recreation
        100 m
      • Parks and Recreation
        300 m
      • Phoenix Parks
        300 m
      • Patriots Square Park
        300 m
      • 1.1km
      • Verde Park
        1.1km
      Universities, Institutes
      • Mccd City Ctr College
        400 m
      • City Colleges Ctr
        400 m
      • Asu Extended Education Clg
        600 m
      • Arizona Opportunities Ind Ctr
        700 m
      • Phoenix Job Corps Ctr
        900 m

      Local Attractions

      • Phoenix Art Museum
        1.8km
        1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix
      • Phoenix Theatre
        1.8km
        100 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix
      • Alwun House
        1.9km
        1204 East Roosevelt, Phoenix
      • Arizona Capitol Museum
        2.0km
        1700 W. Washington, Phoenix
      • Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza
        2.0km
        1700 West Washington St, Phoenix

      Near the hotel

      • Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center
        300 m
        147 E. Adams St., Phoenix
      • CityScape Phoenix
        330 m
        1 E. Washington St., Phoenix
      • Wells Fargo History Museum
        340 m
        100 W. Washington St., Phoenix
      • Patriots Square Park
        330 m
        2 South Central Ave, Phoenix
      • Stand Up Live
        350 m
        50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix
      • Phoenix Symphony
        360 m
        75 N. 2nd St., Phoenix
      • Herberger Theater Center
        380 m
        222 East Monroe, Phoenix

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Province

        61% likes this, based on 88 reviews
        Food: American, South American, Spanish, Latin
        Price Range: USD 14 - USD 34

        90 m
        333 North Central Avenue

        Phone: 6024293600

      • Bonjour Vietnam

        64% likes this, based on 18 reviews
        Food: Vietnamese
        Price Range: USD 7 - USD 22

        80 m
        202 N Central Avenue

        Phone: (602) 252-1223

      • z pizza

        78% likes this, based on 20 reviews
        Food: Pizza

        110 m
        111 W Monroe St

        Phone: 602-254-4145

      • The Downtown Deli

        73% likes this, based on 13 reviews
        Food: Delicatessen

        130 m
        130 North Central Avenue

        Phone: 602-258-3069

      • Thai'd Up Restaurant

        71% likes this, based on 39 reviews
        Food: Thai

        170 m
        110 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

      San Carlos Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at San Carlos

      Average guest rating

      5.8
      out of 10
      Good enough
      Based on 35 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Value
      5.4
      Dining
      7.8
      Location
      7.5
      Rooms
      5.2
      Service
      5.7

      Individual guest reviews

      • Good location in the center, nice hotel and old building. The staff were very helpful, room was clean and bar was great.

        This place was disgusting and bathroom was a bit dated. The breakfast at the restaurant downstairs was awful.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.2
        • Location
          6
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          6
        • Value
          4
        • Dining
          8
      • Very easy connection to airport, broken stuff and great reception venue. Lovely lobby and nice staff. Beds were clean and comfortable, food in cafe was good.

        Poor quality of rooms and not worth the money at all. Slow service, shower went straight hot water TWICE & and and my sheets were somewhat stained, and the bathroom floor was dirty. The toilet had no tank, was a new one for me.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.2
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          6
        • Dining
          6
      • Great location between the east and old decor. Good price, nice lobby and the front desk staff were helpful and friendly. Our room was very clean and the pool was excellent.

        Lots of street noise late at night and overall horrible hotel and would never go back again. The bathroom is very dated.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.8
        • Location
          9
        • Rooms
          4
        • Service
          9
        • Value
          5
      • The location was great for downtown Phoenix and the ball park, the soap, lotion, shampoo were of nice quality. The staff were just super and also used room service was very good.

        Central ac for the entire hotel and as mentioned, the showers are not the best.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.2
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          4
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          7
      • The location is central, the bar at the hotel itself is very nice and the staff is knowledgeable and courteous. The rooms can be characterized as well worn retro.

        The bathroom is extremely old.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.8
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          5
        • Service
          9
        • Value
          9
      • Location is great for downtown, other hotels conferences are held and the staff is knowledgeable about the history and most seem to be college age. I booked the room not to have to drive back to tonopah after the baseball game and continental breakfast, is just that. The chef is quite good and the pool on the roof is perfect for relaxing after games.

        Poor customer service at the front desk checking in and old everything in the bedroom. Restaurant closed.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.6
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          7
      • Great location and value, loved the historical nature of the hotel, the desk service was very helpful and friendly. Oh by the way the room was clean and comfortable.

        Reception staff were very aloof and very slow, the water temperature was erratic.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.8
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          4
        • Service
          5
        • Value
          10
      • The location was perfect and our stay at Hotel San Carlos was wonderful. The housekeeping service was good and the staff were friendly and the rooms clean.

        Bathroom a little small, bad food.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.0
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          4
        • Dining
          8
      • The location was wonderful and the historic hotel had antiques all over. The staff were great, upon entry, the room was very cool.

        Attracted by the comparatively low rate, Phoenix itself was not I expected and the water pressure was poor and the water temperature was not reliable.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.6
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          5
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          5
      • From modern convention center, a very good value and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The room was clean and tidy.

        My stay was awful and the wireless internet connection did not work well, to say the least.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.2
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          5
      • The location was convenient, the service at the hotel was warm and staff were gracious about the valet parking. The bed was comfy.

        The place is just old and tv reception is limited and horrible.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.8
        • Location
          6
        • Rooms
          4
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          9
      • The location several blocks from Chase Field is perfect, the hotel is very interesting and rooms are cute, and staff is nice.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.4
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          7
        • Value
          8
      • Loved the location, downtown Phoenix is adorable and this hotel is by far the WORST I have ever stayed in. The staff is nice.

        Small rooms.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.6
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          8
        • Service
          6
        • Value
          2
      • The rooms were large and well furnished, the location is fantastic, this hotel has several big problems, the staff is extremely welcoming.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          10.0
        • Location
          10
        • Service
          10
      • Nice pool area, this hotel is in a GREAT downtown location and the staff is awesome.

        Rooms too small.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.6
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          10
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