Book your room at Hotel San Carlos - Downtown Convention Center
Downtown Phoenix hotel, near convention center
Opened in 1928 as the first fully air-conditioned high-rise hotel in the Southwest, this downtown Phoenix hotel once played host to Hollywood's and Phoenix's elite.
Sundeck with pool
Guests at Hotel San Carlos walk to numerous downtown attractions (all within 5 blocks) sun/swim on a third-floor deck, enjoy a meal in one of two hotel restaurants, and relax in the elegant lobby.
Hotel San Carlos - Downtown Convention Center is a 7-story Phoenix hotel offering 128 guestrooms with high ceilings, antique-style furnishings, brocades, and complimentary wireless Internet access.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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The Hotel San Carlos, located in downtown Phoenix and within 5 blocks of numerous attractions, features 2 restaurants--Bistro 202 and the Ghost Lounge--and several street-front shops, including a men's apparel shop, barber shop, a shoe-shine/shoe repair shop, and a gift shop. The hotel offers 24-hour fitness facilities and 2 meeting rooms totaling 1,300 square feet. A sundeck with pool on the third floor allows guests to bask in the Phoenix sun or go for a swim. Valet parking (surcharge) and self parking are available (surcharge).
- Outdoor pool
- Concierge services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Meeting rooms
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 129
- Multilingual staff
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of floors - 7
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1928
- Conference space size (feet) - 1300
- Conference space size (meters) - 121
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Premium TV channels
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Cable TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
Eat and drink
Bistro 202 serves breakfast and lunch, while the Ghost Lounge offers dinner and a bar featuring an evening Happy Hour.
On a third-floor sundeck with cushioned chairs and lounges, a 33-by-20-foot heated freeform pool provides year-round swimming. Potted plants and globe streetlights grace the deck.
The Ghost Lounge features dinner and a haunted mansion show on Friday and Saturday night (upon request and subject to availability). On Monday nights, the Ghost Lounge offers swing dancing.
Hotel San Carlos - Downtown Convention Center offers a discount day-pass at a 24-hour health club across the street that includes an indoor swimming pool, racquetball and squash courts, outdoor tennis courts, and exercise classes such as spinning, yoga, and aerobics.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
The fine print for Hotel San Carlos - Downtown Convention Center
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Self parking fee: USD 12 per day
- Valet parking fee: USD 20 per day
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.