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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carlsbad, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2006

We enjoyed a relaxing week-long stay at the San Carlos Hotel. The location couldn't be beat (walking distance to 5th Avenue shops, wonderful 2nd Street restaurants, theatre, etc.). The frontdesk staff and doormen were friendly and provided excellent recommendations to nearby restaurants. The only complaint was the extra firm bed that bothered our backs. But when you're in New York,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2006

The San Carlos is a wonderful hotel and an outstanding value. Immaculately clean and recently redecorated with an understated, yet elegant decor, it provides supreme comfort and every amenity I required - an in-room safe, a well-lit magnifying mirror in the bathroom, firm beds with good pillows, and a delicious continental breakfast every morning including orange juice, coffee, yogurts, cottage... More 

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2006

We found the San Carlos via the reviews on this website, we did lots of research and this one looked to be the best in this side of NYC. This hotel is great, great location, great staff, great rooms, and a great room rate given its in a very expensive neighbourhood. We travelled with our 2 kids, requested a quiet... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2006

After reading many reviews of many NYC hotels, we chose the San Carlos for a 5 night stay in NY--and we're so glad we did. For us (two women in our late 40s) it was PERFECT: the room was quiet, comfortable, large, and spotlessly clean; we had high-speed internet access from the room (WiFi from the Business lounge on the... More 

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Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2006

got a room through Expedia and had hoped for a king sized bed, but they were all sold out, so down to a queen. but the room was great -- well appointed, a sitting room, kitchenette , and nice bathroom, TVs in both bedroom and sitting room which worked well for my kids for the short amounts of tim we... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2006

We have stayed at a number of different Manhattan hotesl for each of our mini-getaways over the course of the past several years, but the San Carlos is the one we've decided we'll return to when we don't wish to indulge in a big splurge. Located across the street from the comparable Kimberly and Affinia 50, we ike it better... More 

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Bolton England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2006

Having just returned from the San Carlos I can't think of one fault with this hotel. The rooms were large for NYC standards and absolutely spotless. The staff were friendly and very helpful especially the older gentleman on the front desk. Hotel in good area which felt really safe and good location for major attractions.Business suite with free use of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2006

In all honesty I can not say anything really bad about my stay(4 days). Perhaps, the web description and some of the reviews I read got the better part of my expectations. When I arrived(5:30p.m.)there was no one at the curbside to greet me and say "welcome to the San Carlos", as a matter of fact, I had to carry... More 

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Youngstown, OHIo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2006

Just returned from a four day stay at the San Carlos, during the Blizzard of 2006!! I found it to be a delightful, comfortable, well located gem for slightly high but reasonable rates. The rooms are larger than typical NYC, are decorated nicely and very comfortable with wonderful reading chair and ottoman, along with desk and two double beds. Ample... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2006

As a Mum travelling alone with 2 boys aged 12 and 10, I would thoroughly recommend the San Carlos hotel. It was extremely comfortable and absolutely spotlessly clean. The staff were really friendly and helpful and we were made to feel very welcome. Our room had a fridge, a microwave and coffee making facilities. There were plates and cutlery too.... More 

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