Hotel San Carlos

202 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States (USA) near Exit 144 on I-10 (~0.9mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
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Based on 386 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Gym is available on property
  • 128 rooms in property
  • 7 floors in hotel
  • 5 suites in hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Phoenix Convention Center, US Airways Arena, Chase Field, Dodge Center, Herberger Theatre, Shops at the Arizona Center, Symphony Hall, Center, Phoenix Public Library, Science Center, Phoenix Art Museum, and more.

Verified Reviews of Hotel San Carlos

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Worst I ever been."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Ive stayed at better accommodations for the same price .. small toom tiny bath room cant control room temperature the list goes on but not worth the effort to complain it won't change the fact this place is out dated.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 09 to Mon Aug 12 2019 at a $70.29 average nightly rate.
Overall Score5.0/ 5
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Apr-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Apr 23 to Thu Apr 25 2019 at a $189.00 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 386 guest reviews

Property Description

Welcome to the remarkable Hotel San Carlos! Our historic boutique hotel has a rich and storied past with highlights featuring Hollywood Stars such as Mae West, Humphrey Bogart, and Clark Gable. We are located in the heart of downtown, just a few blocks from the Phoenix Convention Center, Chase Field (Diamond Backs), U.S. Airways Arena (Phoenix Suns), Dodge Center, The Orpheum and Herberger Theatres, to name only a few of the premier Phoenix hot spots for sports, theater, and convention services.We invite you to stay with us and experience the courtesies of a gentler era.We are a full service boutique hotel accommodating an authentic Irish Pub, a sidewalk Bakery & Café, a gift shop, an old fashioned Barber and Shoe Repair Shop, in addition to a full service restaurant and lounge. While residing with us you will experience Phoenician hospitality reminiscent of Hollywood's golden era.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00
Check Out: 12:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2003
Floors: 7
Rooms: 128
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 128
Handicap Rooms: 0
Suites: 5
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 5000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Policies / Expenses
Individuals may cancel up to 48 hours prior to scheduled check-in without penalty. Group cancellations must occur in advance of the 30 day reservation deadline.
Nightly Parking: $20.
Total Taxes: 13.27%
Total Misc Fees: $3.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Resort/Hotel Fee: 3.00 Per Night
Parking Fee: 20.00 Per Night (Valet)
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 18.00%
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Solarium
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail
  • Spa
  • Laundry valet service
  • DVD Player
  • Handicap accessible
  • Child facilities
  • Currency exchange
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Grocery service
  • Airport Shuttle

Airport & Shuttle Information

Hotel San Carlos is a 10 minute ride from the Sky Harbor Airport. We are located 4.6 miles away. Cab fare is approximately $18.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Previously known as:
Hotel San Carlos Downtown Convention Center

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Hotel San Carlos

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Hotel San Carlos.

Feel free to use the Hotel San Carlos meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Phoenix event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Senator's Room 52 x 13 x 9 70740/----301720174/46055--
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Senator's Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
707 Sq. Mi
52 x 13 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Rental fee will be offset by food/beverage purchase.
Governors Room 51 x 11 x 9 56524/--1524151220--/--40----
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Governors Room

Wireless internet and T-1 connections are available in both our meeting rooms. Audio-visual equipment and catering services are also available upon request.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
565 Sq. Mi
51 x 11 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Rental fee will be offset by food/beverage purchase.

FAQs about Hotel San Carlos

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Hotel San Carlos have?

There are 128 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Hotel San Carlos?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

Is there a gym at Hotel San Carlos?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there room service at Hotel San Carlos?

Yes. Room service could have been improved. The majority of guests complained about the room service.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. WiFi never worked. Wifi quality could be improved. Most guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Is there a pool at Hotel San Carlos?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..


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