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Hotels in San Mateo, CA

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San Mateo, CA, United States
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in San Mateo. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 18 April 2024.
Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:November
Average price in San Mateo:$262/night
Cheapest price found:$90/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$216 - $298
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$210 - $367
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in San Mateo, California

Discover affordable stays in San Mateo that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in San Mateo can be found for as low as $181 per night. There is currently one property in San Mateo that can be booked for this price. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites San Mateo-San Francisco Sfo, An IHG Hotel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in San Mateo. Price data was last updated on 18 April 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in San Mateo. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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330 North Bayshore Boulevard, San Mateo, CA, United States
1.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$181
Avg. per night
2000 Bridgepointe Circle, San Mateo, CA, United States
3.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$267
Avg. per night
1770 South Amphlett Boulevard, San Mateo, CA, United States
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$416
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in San Mateo

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in San Mateo to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in San Mateo at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
We've come across the following hotels in San Mateo with different price and hotel class options. You'll also find the most popular and best value properties within each hotel class.
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1770 South Amphlett Boulevard, San Mateo, CA, United States

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Where to stay in San Mateo

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within San Mateo to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 18 April 2024.
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About San Mateo

Tucked into the renowned Silicon Valley just outside San Francisco, San Mateo carves out its own unique spot within the hi-tech corridor. Diverse shopping districts, leafy parks, excellent museums and colourful gardens offer a pleasant mix of nature and culture.

Things to do in San Mateo

Parks in San Mateo are a perfect antidote for the constant technology buzz, starting with Sugarloaf Nature Area. You can hike several trails to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for spectacular views of the San Francisco and San Mateo bridge, then head to Sea Point Park for windsurfing and kayaking.

Travelling with the family? Coyote Point Park features the CuriOdyssey science museum and zoo, where kids can engage in science experiments and wander through naturalistic wildlife habitats for golden eagles, rubber boas and dozens of native birds in the aviary. Coyote park also boasts the Magic Mountain Playground with castles and dragons.

You can have traditional afternoon tea in the Japanese Tea Garden, then explore the exotic plants, bamboo grove and koi pond. You can also stroll Filoli Gardens on Canada Road before stopping by the Hiller Aviation Museum for an insider look at a 747 cockpit, original aircraft and flight simulators.

In the evening, indulge in international cuisine at small cafes lining Old Town San Mateo, which range from Latin American to Filipino, Mexican and Southeast Asian. Pick up some tickets for live music and theatrical performances at Fox Theatre or spend an evening with Broadway-style musicals or ballet at San Mateo Performing Arts Center.

Getting around San Mateo

San Mateo benefits from the San Francisco Bay Area transit services, which include buses, trains, ferries, light rail and cable cars. Rental cars are available at San Francisco International Airport, about 10 kilometres away.

Facts about staying in San Mateo

Find useful tips and insights about staying in San Mateo to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 18 April 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in San Mateo?

    One of the most popular hotels in San Mateo is Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo, which has been reviewed by 215 users and currently has a rating of 8.5/10. Other top-rated locations include Best Western Coyote Point Inn and The Catrina Hotel, which have received 8.4/10 and 7.9/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near San Mateo County Event Center?

    The Catrina Hotel is a good hotel close to San Mateo County Event Center - it has scored 7.9 over 135 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in San Mateo near Japanese Tea Garden?

    The Catrina Hotel is the most recommended hotel near Japanese Tea Garden on HotelsCombined (scoring 7.9 over 135 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Hillsdale Shopping Center?

    135 HotelsCombined reviews of The Catrina Hotel score it 7.9/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Hillsdale Shopping Center.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in San Mateo?

    The most popular landmark in San Mateo is San Mateo County Event Center located in San Mateo, followed by Japanese Tea Garden and Hillsdale Shopping Center, located in San Mateo and San Mateo, respectively. Depending on where and how long you plan on staying in San Mateo, you may be able to visit at least one of these cities.

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