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The Catrina Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2110 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA
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0.82 km from city centre
3.1/5 (33 reviews)
Convenient

"Great stay, will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

The Catrina Hotel
Prime 2BR Urban Flat in San Mateo w/ Wifi & Pool
4 out of 5
1950 Elkhorn Court, San Mateo, CA
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0.44 km from city centre
Prime 2BR Urban Flat in San Mateo w/ Wifi & Pool
Brand New Urban Flat! - San Mateo Business Travel
4 out of 5
1950 Elkhorn Court, San Mateo, CA
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0.43 km from city centre
Brand New Urban Flat! - San Mateo Business Travel
Stunning Urban Flat in @san Mateo 4 Biz or Leisure
4 out of 5
1950 Elkhorn Court, San Mateo, CA
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0.46 km from city centre
Stunning Urban Flat in @san Mateo 4 Biz or Leisure
Beautiful New Spacious Urban Flat 2br/ 2BA + Wifi
3.5 out of 5
2089 Pacific Boulevard, San Mateo, CA
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0.99 km from city centre
Beautiful New Spacious Urban Flat 2br/ 2BA + Wifi
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
3 out of 5
330 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, CA
The price is CA $179 per night
3.14 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (998 reviews)
San Mateo

"It was very good"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 11, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco SFO
Best Western Coyote Point Inn
2.5 out of 5
480 N Bayshore Boulevard, San Mateo, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $120 per night
3.37 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (988 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
San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
4 out of 5
1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $188 per night
1.69 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Room service was great. I did not like that the ice machines were purposely put out of order due to COVID19 but room service bringing ice to our room made up for that"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 14, 2020

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
Kasa San Mateo Apartments
3.5 out of 5
888 N San Mateo Dr., San Mateo, CA
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3.47 km from city centre
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
Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
2 out of 5
140 N Bayshore Blvd, San Mateo, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $91 per night
2.86 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (980 reviews)

"The property is well located, close to dining options. The Staff is very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 4, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco
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San Mateo Hotel Guide

Travelers to San Francisco are simply spoiled for choice when it comes to booking great places to base yourself in San Mateo. On Expedia's handy accommodation pages you can search 53 apartments and hotels within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of San Mateo's center.

San Mateo features a selection of central hotels, including the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport and Howard Johnson Express San Mateo.

More economical hotel options in the San Mateo area are the San Mateo SFO Airport Hotel, Howard Johnson Express San Mateo and Stone Villa Inn San Mateo.

The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square is situated 30 kilometres (19 miles) away from the heart of San Mateo. Another option is the The St. Regis San Francisco, which is positioned 25 kilometres (17 miles) away. Some more places to stay around San Mateo include the The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay and the Loews Regency San Francisco.

Once you have explored San Mateo, why don't you travel a bit more of the region? The Northern California vicinity has many things to offer tourists. Nature lovers will love Northern California's mountains and valleys. You should also spend time at a selection of the area's art museums. Popular things to do in this part of United States of America include snowboarding.

Looking for more things to do? Consider spending some time visiting Sun Terrace and Bohemian Club, in Downtown San Francisco, 30 kilometres (17 miles) to the north of San Mateo. Some of our recommended Downtown San Francisco accommodation options include the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. 30 kilometres (18 miles) to the northwest of San Mateo, you can also stay at Ocean Beach, home to the Rodeway Inn and Suites and Beach Motel. While visiting Ocean Beach, be sure to visit the Cliff House and Queen Wilhelmina Garden.

Just because you're on vacation, doesn't mean you can't enjoy your love of sporting events. SAP Center at San Jose is situated 45 kilometres (27 miles) to the southeast of San Mateo. Book accommodation near the action at the Hotel De Anza or the The Fairmont San Jose.

San Francisco International Airport is a practical airport, and can be found 10 kilometres (6 miles) away from San Mateo. Nearby accommodation options include Staybridge Suites San Francisco Airport and San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in San Mateo?
Best Western Coyote Point Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport and Americas Best Value Inn San Mateo San Francisco.
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?
Best Western Coyote Point Inn 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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