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San Carlos Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   150 East 50th Street, New York City, NY 10022 (Manhattan)
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed for a couple of nights but was wonderful. Had always wanted to visit New York and spent weeks looking into places to stay with 2 young children (2 and 5). Very well priced for what we wanted in a perfect location Staff were wonderful and so helpful, giving us great information on getting around with children. Room was... More

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all, it's a great hotel to stay at in NYC. The location is great, a few minutes away from Central Park and Times Square, the most visited places by tourists. As well, it's a few blocks away from several Subway Stations, allowing you to go anywhere in NYC. The acomodations are great, also the personal and the cleanliness... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a great stay at the San Carlos. First of all the location is very convenient for the subway being only a couple of hundred metres from two different stations. We got the subway from JFK via Jamaica station in around 50 minutes which was probably quicker than a cab given how busy the traffic was. We then... More

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Portland, Maine
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of five, 3 children ages 10 years old (twin) and a 7 year old. We had stayed there on August 3rd - 8th. We had booked the 600 square feet suite and was truly happy with its size and upkeep. We had two bathrooms, which was a huge plus. The Staff from the front desk to... More

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canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found San Carlos after quite a bit of research. It was our first time in NYC as a family, having individually stayed at the Roosevelt and in NJ before. We had a very pleasant stay.The room was always taken care of. The attention to detail such as keeping the breakfast supplies filled up, bathroom supplies, helping with directions, or a... More

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just came back from a 4 day stay at the San Carlos (our first). What a wonderful hotel! We knew it would be a great experience when the gentleman at the front desk did a magic trick for our son as we checked in! The entire staff was friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and clean and the... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the first time in many trips to NYC, I had a room that didn't feel like a shoe-box. The overall room and the bathroom were really a nice change. The hotel is an older hotel, but it was very clean, the staff friendly, and overall very comfortable. If I had to pick on anything it would be that the... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable bed, centrally located for the subway, good sized room and bathroom... and most importantly for this time of year in New York, powerful air conditioning! Also good as wifi is included in the rate, as opposed to many hotels where it costs extra. There is a free breakfast included, although this is very basic.

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Winneconne, WI
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I and our three children recently spent three nights at the San Carlos Hotel in the Executive Queen Suite. It was very large and comfortable for all of us, which is often very difficult with a family of five. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and they provided us plenty of towels... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visit NYC we always stay at the San Carlos Hotel. Great location, extra clean and very comfortable accommodations and common areas with everything you need at your disposable, and most important, the entire staff is super courteous, efficient, always in excellent spirits and ready to assist in a way possible. I just spent two weeks there with my... More

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Address: 150 East 50th Street, New York City, NY 10022
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Midtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — San Carlos Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#17 Family Hotel in New York City #29 Luxury Hotel in New York City #84 Business Hotel in New York City #115 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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The San Carlos hotel is one of New York City's most elegant, charming, and stylishly sophisticated hotels. Located on New York's fashionable East Side, the San Carlos offers spacious accommodations, plush furnishings, and warm personable service. If you are looking to relax in a tranquil and contemporary setting, San Carlos is perfect for you. This truly is one of the best hotels Midtown New York has to offer. ... more   less 
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