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Top 10 Hotels in San Mateo

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
4 out of 5
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The price is P6,536 per night
1.69 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Location would be the reason I’d choose this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
The price is P4,258 per night
2.86 km from city center
3.3/5 (1,172 reviews)

"G great stay. Nice staff and clean rooms. Couldn't ask for more"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
Stone Villa Inn San Mateo
2.5 out of 5
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The price is P3,124 per night
0.96 km from city center
3.2/5 (1,822 reviews)

"It was a pleasant stay; clean room and nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Stone Villa Inn San Mateo
Best Western Coyote Point Inn
2.5 out of 5
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The price is P4,504 per night
3.37 km from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,655 reviews)

"While it was surreal to be at a hotel during a pandemic, with all amenities closed, the staff was welcoming, kind, helpful, and understanding. The room was immaculate."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Best Western Coyote Point Inn
Hillsdale Inn
2 out of 5
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2.67 km from city center
2.4/5 (915 reviews)

"Nice place to stay we enjoy it we stay there for working purposes. Its clean everything works fine. Plenty of parking."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

Hillsdale Inn
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
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3.14 km from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (1,276 reviews)

"Great service, friendly staff. Perfect free breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
Kasa San Mateo Apartments
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3.47 km from city center
3.3/5 (3 reviews)

"Loved the virtual check in but the key fob didn't open the front door all of the time."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

Kasa San Mateo Apartments
San Mateo SFO Airport Hotel
2.5 out of 5
350 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, CA
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3.21 km from city center
3.4/5Good! (2,066 reviews)

"No issues I had a good stay. Very clean, and the check in was quick. I would recommend to anyone."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

San Mateo SFO Airport Hotel
Los Prados Hotel
2.5 out of 5
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2.89 km from city center
3.3/5 (788 reviews)

"I like this place. Everything what I need is in room. Clean quiet room. Very good place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2019

Los Prados Hotel
The Catrina Hotel
2.5 out of 5
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0.82 km from city center
3/5 (30 reviews)

"good value for the what is offer , still remodeling, but rooms are OK"…"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

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Visiting San Mateo

Families will find kid-friendly activities in San Mateo, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals and sporting events. Around the area, top sights include Mavericks, Computer History Museum and Twin Peaks.

  • You'll find 565 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of San Francisco
  • The closest major airport is in San Carlos, CA (SQL), 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 6.3 mi (10.1 km) away

Getting around San Mateo

If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Mateo Hayward Park Station, San Mateo Hillsdale Station or San Mateo Station. San Mateo might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for San Mateo

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 18°C and the nighttime average to be 5°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 24°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September averages 26°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 24°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • About 511 millimetres of rain falls on San Mateo each year
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 6°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in San Mateo?
San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco and Stone Villa Inn San Mateo.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Mateo, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in San Mateo.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in San Mateo?
Based on reviews, Los Prados Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Best Western Coyote Point Inn and San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to San Mateo?
Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco is a property with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Hillsdale Inn and Los Prados Hotel. Attractions in the area like San Francisco Zoo and Pier 39 are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to San Mateo?
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good options for a romantic stay include San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport and Stone Villa Inn San Mateo.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in San Mateo?
Extended Stay America San Francisco - San Mateo - SFO is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Residence Inn by Marriott San Francisco Airport/ San Mateo and TownePlace Suites San Mateo Foster City.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in San Mateo?
San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lakeshore Park Beach or Elmar Beach.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in San Mateo?
Stone Villa Inn San Mateo is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features free parking and a café.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in San Mateo?
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO is a 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Extended Stay America San Francisco - San Mateo - SFO and San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. You can tee off at Poplar Creek Golf Course during your trip.

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