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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

San Carlos Inn

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMuseum of San Carlos History12 min walk
    Popular LocationHiller Aviation Museum4 min drive
    Popular LocationPeninsula Museum of Art4 min drive
    AirportSan Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)17 min drive

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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area

San Carlos

Located in San Carlos, San Carlos Inn is near a train station. Filoli and Stanford Theatre are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Mariners Point Golf Center and Poplar Creek Golf Course. Casanova Park and Parkside Aquatic Park are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Museum of San Carlos History - 12 min walk
  • Hiller Aviation Museum - 4 min drive
  • Peninsula Museum of Art - 4 min drive
  • Marlin Park - 5 min drive
  • Port Royal Park - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • San Carlos Station - 12 min walk
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 17 min drive


  • Spasso — 7 min walk
  • The Cask — 7 min walk
  • Seiya Restaurant — 7 min walk
  • Speederia — 8 min walk
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea — 8 min walk

About this property

San Carlos Inn

Motel in San Carlos
This motel features express check-out and free WiFi in public areas. All 10 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Showers and phones are also available to guests.
San Carlos Inn offers 10 accommodations with air conditioning. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers.

This San Carlos motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with premium cable channels.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Onsite parking available only on request

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • No elevators

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets


  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

Property is also known as

San Carlos Inn
San Carlos Inn Motel
San Carlos Inn San Carlos
San Carlos Inn Motel San Carlos

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at San Carlos Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, San Carlos Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to San Carlos Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at San Carlos Inn?
As of Apr 14, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at San Carlos Inn on Apr 18, 2021 start from $65, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is San Carlos Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at San Carlos Inn?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at San Carlos Inn?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is San Carlos Inn located?
Situated in San Carlos, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Hiller Aviation Museum, Fox Theatre, and Marlin Park. San Mateo County Event Center and Woodside Central Shopping Center are also within 6 mi (10 km). San Carlos Station is 12 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 44 out of 160 reviews
5 - Excellent 28%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 160 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 42 out of 160 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 28 out of 160 reviews
2 - Poor 18%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 26 out of 160 reviews
1 - Terrible 16%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Booked a single person stay was assigned to a double bed queen room. Was told only to sleep in one bed otherwise I’d be charged an additional $50. Wow this place is a dive. Save your money. Was afraid to stay there, the Health Department needs to do a inspection (definitely wouldn’t pass). Tub not clean could see human skin, various hairs inside and on walls. Asked for another room informed I’d be charged additional $10.00 for upgraded to a king bed. Tried to pay with credit and a debit card was told to go to a bank and get cash. ???? Really! Then it only got worse... I just couldn’t stay, I went looking for Jesus, Joseph and Mary the barn was definitely a better choice!
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Affordable with good service
Easy check in with nice rooms
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Stayed 7 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is just fine the way it is. The staff is pleasant
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

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