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Hotel San Carlo
Ranked #186 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Hotel San Carlo is a wonderful hotel close to the Spanish Steps and close to the Metro. The staff was exceptional from the desk clerk, bellman and chambermaid. The rooftop breakfast area was beautifully decorated with white tablecloths and flowers galore.
The rooms were spacious and the bathrooms updated.
If you get a chance to stay here you will love it.
Be sure to also visit the cafe ToTo across the street for a fabulous meal.

Stayed: May 2014, traveled with friends
Thank Georgia924
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hotel San Carlo exceeded all our expectations! It had a lovely atmosphere, friendly and personal. It's location is perfect for sightseeing in Rome. A three minute walk from The Spanish Steps, and hence easy walking distance from all the sights! It's also very near the metro. Spanga station is about a three minute walk away. There are lots of lovely wee restaurants, reasonably priced, right on the doorstep. And for those into designer shopping, via Condotti is just round the corner! I just can't imagine how you could do better!

Room Tip: Since breakfast is on the 4th floor you may want to consider a room on the 3rd or 4th floor. Our roo...
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Thank Jane W
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

I visited Rome for the first time and loved the location of Hotel San Carlo. 2 mins from Spanish Steps, Metro and loads of street cafes, this is what I dreamt Rome to be. Cobblestone Street leads to small foyer. Helpful reception and lovely porter helped cart my massive bag up to my room. Small room but adequate, comfy double bed and balcony window looking out over street. Assisted with a couple of tours and taxis when needed. Breakfast was also nice with roof terrace, espresso coffee and a variety of pastries and croissants. Would stay again.

Room Tip: ask for balcony
  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel many, many times and it is always terrific. What makes it so nice is there is always the same staff to greet you and make sure everything is just right. Manager, Alberto, Victoria, Rosanna and Dante - who zips around like a teenager (he is not!!) are all so wonderful. The staff could not be nicer or more friendly. The breakfast is an entire meal - not just a croissant and coffee. The rooms are spotless. The location cannot be beat. The hotel is the perfect size - not too big, not too small. I just love everything about it. I always feel like I am "coming home" when we return. This is "our place" in Rome! Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great stay at the San Carlo!. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great location near the Spanish Steps- close to shopping, dining, metro and sights. Continental buffet breakfast was more than adequate and the coffee was delightfully served by Dante. Rooms were a typical European size, spotlessly clean, and a few had terraces. Streets surrounding the hotel are very busy during the day, but settle down at night so no problems sleeping. The hotel only serves breakfast, but there are many dining options just outside the door. A thoroughly enjoyable stay and would highly recommend.

Room Tip: request a high floor with a terrace.
  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank acadia13
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

I can only agree to what others have said. nice rooms, quiet but central location, very friendly staff pointing you to restaurants frequented by locals and steering you away from tourist traps. I would always come back

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank utraveller2014
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Reviewed May 12, 2014

First let me say I've debated writing a review about Hotel San Carlo at all. This is one of the little secrets in Roma that travel agent and tour guides use. If too many people find out then we're likely to not find availability. We've stayed there twice. Once in the annex (room for about 50 euro less) once in the original premises. You get what you pay for as far as the rooms between the two locations. I'll stay in the main building in the future. However, the best value is in Hotel San Carlo's location and both charming and helpful staff. Really these people are truly wonderful. Believe this and other reviews. The location is just amazing about a 10 minute walk from all the main attractions. All hotels in this area are in about the 200 and up range. If you've got the money you may wish to stay in fancier places, but you will not find a staff more willing to please, nor a better value in the heart of old Rome.

Stayed: May 2014, traveled as a couple
Thank Dante M
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Address: Via delle Carrozze 92-93, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Campo Marzio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#101 Family Hotel in Rome
#125 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#208 Business Hotel in Rome
Price Range: $136 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Carlo 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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