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Hotel San Carlos - San Carlos

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a very popular hotel in San Carlos quite close to Oracle Headquarters at Redwood Shores. The property is very neat and clean. The hotel provides a continental breakfast and has 24x7 coffee as extra amenities. Overall a very nice experience.

Thank TinaMLove
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Driving up to the Hotel San Carlos, it appears much like any other new-ish drive up motel/hotel. Greeted by a friendly soft spoken man, check in was simple and straight forward. No frozen fund collected deposits upon arrival was a nice addition as well. Was happy to sign the no smoking agreement. The room was on the ground floor beside...

Thank JVizzel
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Nicely appointed room, recently refurbished. Nominal breakfast. Easy access, no street noise. Mid-price, good value. Good choice relative to areas farther to the south. Easy access to downtown San Carlos. Hallway was a bit noisy with guests talking. Would recommend a few "Please be quiet, think of others" type signs.

Thank Irene D
Waterloo, Ontario
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Excellent for the money. Clean room. Everything worked properly. Fridge and microwave in room. Plates and cutlery available. A very nice breakfast including juice, fruit and hard-boiled eggs. The owner is very helpful and friendly.

Thank Matt1392
Bristol, UK
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Halfway through 8 day stay while working in Redwood City but felt compelled to review already. Really outstanding find - hotels in the Valley are either outrageously priced (and I'm from London!) or dirty travel motels in terrible locations, but this hotel manages to be the best of both worlds, the value of a travel motel, the quality and comfort...

1Thank fernandesbristol
Reviewed 16 March 2016

stayed a night while on business. was upstairs(no elevator) in room that was clean as was bathroom. Bed comfy. Breakfast pretty minimal. parking available. Staff took care of things appropriately.price on weekend was quite good with their special rate.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Staying at the Hotel San Carlos is like stepping back in time in a way. Right off the highway. Park the car right outside your door. Little pool in a corner of the parking lot. Coke machine down the hall. Today, you wouldn't even consider staying in a place like this. This is an exception. The neighborhood is clean and...

1Thank fred117
Mission Viejo, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Let me first state that I am a Hilton Honors Member but I find that when visiting Norcal, Hilton Hotels are a little to high on themselves as far as costs. To fix this, I have stayed several times at the Hotel San Carlos and found that the Hotel is nice, clean, great proximity to SFO and The City, along...

Thank Thomas N
hotelsancarlos26, Manager at Hotel San Carlos - San Carlos, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 20 December 2015

Like the other reviews. I pulled up and told my husband nope not going to stay here. But like I always do I asked to see room . The owner showed us a room downstairs we were impressed he said that this wasn't the room we would get , so when we got the key to our room we were...

Thank sandi83
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Hotel San Carlos has good sized, comfortable rooms with lots of outlets and storage space. It's very clean and nicely decorated. They have a basic breakfast in the mornings: hard boiled eggs, waffles, toast, pastries. Located just a 15 minute walk/5 minute drive from the very cute San Carlos town center. Convenient to both Palo Alto and San Francisco. The...

Thank StephMaeMc
hotelsancarlos26, Manager at Hotel San Carlos - San Carlos, responded to this review

Thank You for staying with and glad that you really enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you in the near future.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you stay at our small, boutique hotel in San Carlos, CA, you can count on a warm welcome and a pleasant stay. We are proud to give personal attention to each of our valued guests. No other hotel in San Carlos, CA, can offer our level of comfort and service at such affordable prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Carlos - San Carlos

Address: 26 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070-2402 (Formerly Days Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Carlos
Price Range: $129 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel San Carlos - San Carlos 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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San Carlos Days Inn
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“If you really want to make sure there is zero noise, try to get a room in the 200's.”
 of 5 bubbles OhadP, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Maybe downstairs as the hotel is just 2 storied; so doesn't have an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles TinaMLove, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Read the Book in the rooms, good info on Half Moon Bay.”
 of 5 bubbles 405samm, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Breakfast is limited, would recommend eating down the rode. Overall very wonderful place.”
 of 5 bubbles Getway7232014, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid "downstairs" rooms if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottV95691, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
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