Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Phoenix hotel, near convention center
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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 the hotel's restaurant, 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.
- Central location
- Good for nightlife
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Comfy beds
- Guestrooms weren't very spacious
Hotel San Carlos - Downtown Convention Center
The Hotel San Carlos, located in downtown Phoenix and within 5 blocks of numerous attractions, features a restaurant-- the Seamus McCaffrey's--and several street-front shops, including a barber shop, MacIam iPhone store, a $25.00 Chiropractic, and a gift shop. The hotel offers 24-hour fitness facilities, an onsite business center, and 2 meeting rooms totaling 1,300 square feet. The Phoenix Downtown offer various parking options for guests to park on their own. A sundeck with pool on the third floor allows guests to bask in the Phoenix sun or go for a swim. Self parking is also available (surcharge).
- Outdoor pool
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Meeting rooms 2
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 129
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Tennis on site
- Number of floors - 7
- Business center
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Luggage storage
- 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 WiFi
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Premium TV channels
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Cable TV service
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free WiFi
Where to Eat
Rice Paper - Serving lunch and dinner.
Seamus McCaffrey's - Serving lunch and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
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
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
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- Hotel San Carlos Downtown Convention Center
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- San Carlos Downtown Convention Center Phoenix
We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.