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“Basic motel at a bargain price” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of San Carlos Inn

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San Carlos Inn
Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in San Carlos
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“Basic motel at a bargain price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2007

I'm giving this motel an 'above average' rating because it's so cheap in an area where far higher prices are the norm. I paid just $63.06 per night including taxes via Travelocity (But I'm not entirely convinced by the reviews of the hotel on Travelocity)

San Carlos Inn is a really basic motel and the decor was on the dull side, and though a bit worn the room was clean.

My fairly small room had two queen beds crammed into it, and a TV, microwave and refrigerator. No coffee machine - usually the room facility I use most (after the bed). No hotel wi-fi but its within range of free public internet that worked OK. No breakfast - but on San Carlos Avenue a few blocks away there's Vic's Family Restaurant.

The motel backs onto El Camino Real, but I didn't hear any road noise. And thohgh I did hear the rumble of passing trains, they didn't interupt my sleep, and I'm quite a light sleeper.

In summary, an adequate and cheap hotel if all you need is a night's sleep. You get what you pay for.

  • Liked — The price - my recommendation is for travelers on a tight budget
  • Disliked — The cheerless decor
  • Stayed November 2007, traveled on business
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Property: San Carlos Inn
Address: 1140 Morse Blvd, San Carlos, CA 94070-3920
Location: United States > California > San Carlos
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in San Carlos
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Hotel Class:2 star — San Carlos Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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