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Hotel San Carlos

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   202 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Central City)
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Ranked #101 of 174 Hotels in Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Central location and easy access to the light rail made it very easy to get around. The Hotel still maintains its original feel and historic charm. The staff I had encountered were very knowledgeable about the history of the property. Enjoyed the stay,

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently spent two nights here during a conference. It's a historic property, so you have to go in knowing that, and ignore the quirks. Great location for all my downtown meetings, can walk to everything. Nice.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for one night for the Supernatural convention couple blocks away. This hotel is a great location! Lots of restaurants, bars and public transportation right there in downtown Phoenix. This hotel is absolutely historic. Expect to have a small room with older type furnishings. The walls are paper thin, where my friend and I had... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently spent 5 nights here for a sales meeting and this was easily the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. The hotel was built in the 1920's and it appears that they haven't done many updates since. I have stayed in many 'historic/boutique' hotels, and this one was historic in a truly awful way. The room was TINY, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shower was either scorching hot or super cold. I had to take a freezing cold shower. Walls are paper thin you can hear everything and you get woken up multiple times throughout the night. No positives on the hotel other than location which is easy to walk to everything downtown. Bed were hard I would not stay here again.

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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cobwebs in the corner of room, run down, dirty. They tried to paint everything including the bathroom sink to hide the old and worn out but it doesn't work. You can't sit on the toilet without your knees touching the wall in front of you and it's costing me over $600 a night because of Super Bowl. They should be... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My husband and I randomly found The Hotel San Carlos on Google. Looked like an interesting place, given the history, so we decided to give it a try as we were looking for something downtown and close to the airport for our flight out the next day. Our room was small but nicely decorated and clean. The bathroom although clean... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

The bed was rock hard. Room was nearly 85 degrees. Was scalded in shower twice. Could here pipes banging in the middle of night. Front desk was rude and would not waive $50 cancellation fee. Hopefully I don't get bed bugs from this terr

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Came in to enjoy some class, however upon arrival it took a few minutes while Erika finished her text to realize I was there. Eventually I got to my room, which was very nice, a little small but still lovely, but when I went to call the front desk I had to deal with Erika again, who had apparently developed... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I booked this hotel for a business trip. I read the reviews on line and it seemed like a really neat place to stay because of all the history of the place. The hotel was built in 1928 and has lots of charm. I was hoping the room would be more up to date. The thing that was most frustrating... More 

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Address: 202 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Phoenix > Central City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Carlos 3*
Number of rooms: 121
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