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San Carlos Hotel

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150 East 50th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Metro Manila, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

San Carlos was a great boutique hotel with very competent and friendly staff. Request for a roll away bed was accommodated at no added cost. It has great amenities: very clean, free and reliable wifi, microwave oven and good-sized empty refrigerator in room (aside from the minibar). The location is nice and quiet (great for sleep) while still allowing you... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

excellent hotel, clean spacious rooms and very quiet. friendly and helpful staff, nothing too much trouble and always smiling! great location easy to get anywhere in new York. my friend and I would choose this hotel on any future visit and would definitely recommend.

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Calabasas, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family has stayed at this wonderful family owned hotel many times over the past several years. One cannot beat the location to visit all the New York sights. Once you enter the beautiful lobby you are greeted and treated like family. The rooms are large, always clean and the beds are heavenly. The front desk and the housekeeping staff... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean rooms. Helpful staff. Close to everything in Mid-town. Comfy bed in a nice-sized room. Would highly recommend. Only drawback that I experienced was the free continental breakfast, however there are two excellent places to have a good hearty breakfast two blocks walk away.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, quiet room. No restaurant, but staff were extremely helpful in getting me a table at the National nearby at 10 minutes notice on a Thursday evening. They also got me off to JFK at 5 am the next morning.On another occasion, I had the free breakfast and there is free wifi which actually works, which is more than... More 

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Doral, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is exceptional. Great location and staff. Love that it's quiet and close to everything. The suite was amazing, super clean and spacious. The staff is always there to help and offer recommendations. Great complimentary breakfast in the morning. I would recommend this hotel 100%.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a great place to stay for families. The location was perfect. The rooms were perfect. The staff was perfect. Perfect! The staff went out of their way. Great places for eating nearby (Especially the Press Box a few streets away and the Luncheonette across the road). Will definitely be back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only stayed one night but a great location in Midtown.Close to all the midtown sites.They up graded me to a larger suite because I could not check in early .They were very accommodating with holding my luggage while we were siteseeing even when we checked out the next day.CLEAN! FRIENDLY ! I would stay there again.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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116 reviews 116 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone who works there was wonderful to us during our 2 week stay. Rooms are good size (we had a 1BR with a separate LR) especially for NYC. Very clean, well stocked. Basic continental breakfast, good coffee. Wish they would add boiled eggs for some more basic protein (there is cottage cheese and yogurt). Extremely well located on the East... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by friendly smiling staff who immediately upgraded for free to a suite. The hotel is attractive, clean, modern and in a great midtown location. The price includes wifi throughout, a good continental breakfast, bathrobes and a daily newspaper. Perfectly located for sightseeing, shopping, eating and Broadway, and only a couple of minutes to the nearest Subway station.

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