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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Stayed at the San Carlos for one night for business. Excellent smallish hotel, a boutique, with plenty of amenities: WiFi, breakfast, business center, fitness center, paper in the morning...all free. In a high demand area on 50th between 3rd and Lex so reservations are going to be needed. Restaurant is newly refurbished this year..done well and located right next door....

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We just came back from spending a week in New York City. The staff of the hotel was always friendly and helpful. When we had questions about where to eat or how to get somewhere, someone always gave a helpful answer. One of the doormen even noticed that my husband had left his wallet in a taxi. The hotel is...

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed November 26, 2016

I was expecting a decent-sized room given the online reviews that I saw, but the room was very small. (It was a room with one queen bed for me and my child.) I should have measured the room, but my guess is that it's about 150 sq. ft (not including the bathroom and the entry area). Other than this, everything...

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1Thank walkingabout2014
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I just returned from a girls trip and we stayed at this hotel for 3 nights. We were able to check in earlier than expected, so that was a big plus! We had a suite and it had two queen beds and a living room with a pull-out sofa bed. There were 6 of us. It was very roomy. There...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We stayed here with 4 kids in August. The suite is large and a great size for a big family. There was a small kitchenette that came in handy. Rooms were very clean and modern. Staff were extremely helpful at all times. The free breakfast really helped us a lot. The only negatives: There should be 24hrs room service. We...

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Janet M, Director of Sales at San Carlos Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KatTeran, We appreciate your selecting the San Carlos Hotel for your stay in NYC this past August and thank you for your recent review and comments. I am very pleased to know that you were satisfied with your stay and will consider future visits with us. I do regret that you were unhappy that our room service is not...

Cold Spring, New York
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We didn't get into our room until almost 3 AM but we enjoyed our brief and sleepless stay! Very clean and comfortable room.Lovely robes.Nice staff.OK free breakfast--very few hotels in NY even have such a courtesy.And a perfect location for our Trump needs!

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Boerne, Texas
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel with a lot to offer. Room was 600 sq ft and was glad I moved from a hotel a few blocks away. Had a living area space and a bar area. Fridge was well stocked with all sorts of drinks. Very spacious. Great fitness area. Breakfast area was good but food was limited on options.

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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Fantastic stay for four nights while in town for the NY marathon. Lovely mini suite with microwave and fridge. The room was spotless, king sized bed very comfortable, heaps of wardrobe space and although we rarely watched TV there seemed to be a plenty to chose from. The complimentary continental breakfast is also included, but if that isn't for you...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Loved this place! Wonderful, welcoming and friendly staff. Room and public areas were scrupulously clean and warmly decorated. We felt immediately at home in our room, which consisted of a sitting room/efficiency kitchen and a separate bedroom. Great location for exploring; we walked to the Gershwin for the evening Broadway show of Wicked; a nice walk in a safe neighborhood....

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location, great value, spacious rooms. This place is right near Rockefeller and all the great shopping in NYC. On a beautiful day you can walk just about anywhere from this location. The rooms were so spacious. We've found the hotel we will frequent whenever we are in town.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Oversized rooms and suites are tastefully appointed and include a pantry or kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. This four star boutique hotel is centrally located and walking distance to major attractions, restaurants and shopping. If you are looking to relax in a tranquil and contemporary setting, the San Carlos Hotel is perfect for you. This truly is one of the best hotels Midtown New York has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Carlos Hotel

Address: 150 East 50th Street, New York City, NY 10022-9500
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $276 - $514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — San Carlos Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 147
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Also Known As:
Hotel San Carlos
San Carlos Hotel New York
San Carlos New York City
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in New York City
#39 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#53 Business Hotel in New York City
#88 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“best to have a room with a city view”
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“Rooms at rear of hotel are quiet.”
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“We loved the 11th floor on the back side. Quiet with plenty of light.”
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