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Best San Mateo hotels

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San Mateo SFO Airport Hotel - San Mateo - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo
8.5 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Catrina Hotel
8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hotel Belmont
7.7 Good
Free Wi-Fi

When to book a hotel in San Mateo

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Top tips for finding San Mateo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Mateo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in San Mateo in February and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Mateo if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in San Mateo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $88, while the most expensive was $263.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in San Mateo for 4 days.
  • Every businessman will be happy to hear of a hotel with a business center such as San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. The hotel has beautiful conference rooms, high-end meeting/banquet facilities, a safety deposit box for your valuables, an ATM on-site, classy valet parking, and excellent room service.
  • Out for a family vacation? It would be best to consider lodging at Hillsdale Inn, which offers good services at a reasonable rate. The hotel has a flat-screen television with children's television networks and amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a picnic area where kids can play, complimentary breakfast, and free parking.
  • Any engaged love birds will be happy to hear about a hotel offering wedding services, such as Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. You'll get to enjoy amenities such as effective concierge services that will ease your planning burden, a classy restaurant with yummy delicacies, valet parking, and free shuttle services.
  • Avid tennis players and sports enthusiasts will be pleased to lodge in a hotel that offers tennis as an amenity, such as Hyatt House Belmont Redwood Shores. The hotel has an outdoor pool, a fully equipped kitchen, and a hot tub to relax your muscles after an intense sporting day.
  • Newlyweds will be delighted to know of a luxurious hotel perfect for their honeymoon, for example, the Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront, where you get to enjoy air-conditioned rooms, an indoor pool, excellent room service, and valet parking.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San Mateo

  • Where should I go to stay in particularly scenic parts of the Ocean Shores area?

    The newly San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront offers breathtaking bay views in a serene and secure environment. Your health and safety are prioritized: amenities and features such as a carbon monoxide detector, emergency exit, first-aid kit, fire extinguisher, and deadbolt locks give you that extra feeling of safety.

  • Which choices are better if I am trying to avoid walking too far for dining options?

    Most dinners are in the Central San Mateo area, offering local cuisines, Filipino meals, Italian, and seafood. To quickly access the site, consider lodging at Stone Villa Inn. The Inn has comfy rooms with amenities such as friendly room service, flat-screen television, free Wi-Fi available in all areas, a coffee/tea maker to spice up your mornings, and a coffee shop for your favorite coffee and tasty pastry.

  • What hotels are near convenient public transport?

    If you are looking to lodge near the public transport system, it would be best if you stayed along Bayshore Freeway as most bus stops near the freeway. A hotel such as America's Best Value Inn San Mateo/San Francisco should be on your priority list. The hotel has a reliable 24hr front desk and room service, and for your entertainment, you get to enjoy free Wi-Fi available in all areas, cable/satellite television, and a radio. At your stay, you get to have a safety deposit box for your valuables and perfect laundry services.

  • What hotels in San Mateo are best to stay in with kids?

    The San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront is the preferred destination with kids around. Apart from the beautiful waterfront view, the hotel offers friendly babysitting services that keep your children safe and entertained if you need to step out for adult time. The hotel has a friendly room service that is quick to respond to your children's needs, and it also has a comfortable crib designed for them.

  • What are the best hotels near San Mateo County Event Center?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to San Mateo County Event Center, you should consider staying at The Catrina Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco Airport and San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in San Mateo?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in San Mateo for as cheap as $59 in the last 3 days. The average price is $194.

  • How much is a hotel in San Mateo for tonight?

    In the last 3 hours, users have found San Mateo hotels for tonight for as low as $59. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $113 and 4-star hotels from $182.

  • How much is a hotel in San Mateo for this weekend?

    The cheapest hotel room in San Mateo for the upcoming weekend found on KAYAK in the last 3 days was for $104 per night. For the same dates, 3-star hotel rooms have been found for as low as $104 per night and 4-star hotel rooms from $159 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in San Mateo?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in San Mateo with free parking or free breakfast. Top-rated options with free free parking in San Mateo include Hampton Inn & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco Airport and Residence Inn by Marriott San Francisco Airport/San Mateo, while popular hotels with free breakfast in San Mateo include Inn@Bayshore and Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo.

  • How do I find a hotel in central San Mateo?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central San Mateo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San Mateo city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there San Mateo hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in San Mateo that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo, The Catrina Hotel and Best Western Coyote Point Inn.

Where to stay in San Mateo?

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