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San Mateo Hotel & Travel Guide

Halfway between Silicon Valley and San Francisco lies the cozy city of San Mateo. With a year-round Mediterranean climate and suburban downtown area, there's something for everyone. Whether shopping, eating, or enjoying nature, San Mateo visitors will find plenty to do both indoors and out. Those with extra wanderlust can take the "King's Highway" or El Camino Real to some of California's historic missions or dog-friendly beaches. With plenty of dog-friendly parks, restaurants, and pet-friendly hotels in San Mateo, your furry friend will feel welcome too!

Out and About in San Mateo

Forget New York City! San Mateo has its own Central Park that's home to the Bianchi mini train for kids of all ages. After your train ride you can relax in the granite pagoda of the Japanese Tea Garden, complete with bamboo grove, tea house and koi pond. The Tea Garden is especially idyllic during early spring when the first cherry blossoms are in bloom. Cheap hotels in San Mateo offer an affordable and sweet respite and with all the money you'll save, you can afford to visit nearby Hillsdale Shopping Center. If the 130 stores and restaurants wear you out, there are plenty of Hillsdale Shopping Center hotels where you can rest your feet or try on your new threads.

Eating and Drinking

Once a place for wealthy San Franciscans to build their summer homes, San Mateo has come into its own as a formidable tourist attraction. The intimate size of downtown San Mateo makes it easy to try many restaurants. For an exotic dining experience that rivals anything in San Francisco, visitors can choose from authentic Indian, Mexican, seafood, Thai, or Burmese restaurants. And with Napa Valley nearby, these restaurants offer plenty of delicious wines in every varietal available.

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What are the top kid-friendly hotels in San Mateo?
It’s worth checking out Beautiful New Spacious Urban Flat 2br/ 2BA + Wifi. While this property in San Mateo doesn’t list family-specific amenities, it does feature conveniences such as in-room internet.
Where can I find cheap hotels in San Mateo?
At Travelocity you’ll find really nice hotels in San Mateo at great prices. We source incredible prices with our trusted partners, so you have a tempting selection of cheap hotels to choose from. If you can be flexible on dates and location, consider staying at a hotel near San Mateo rather than in San Mateo. We may find you even better rates, too.
How do I find the best San Mateo hotel deals?
Simple! On Travelocity, look through the fantastic offers we’ve already found in San Mateo then use our filters to find a great deal that’s perfect for you. Enter your travel dates, select the number of rooms you need, and we’ll do the rest. You can get great discounts on flights and car hire, too, when you bundle.
How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in San Mateo?
The cheapest hotel in San Mateo is $84. This price was available within the past 7 days, for stays with a check-in date within the next year. Of course, the price you pay depends on your dates of travel, the length of your stay, and the hotel’s location. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.
How many hotels are in San Mateo?
There are 225 hotels in San Mateo on Travelocity.
What are the best hotels in San Mateo?
San Mateo has so many great hotels to choose from at Travelocity — and it’s so easy to find the perfect one. Just choose one of our popular pre-selected hotels with great reviews, or you can refine your search to build your ideal stay. Simply filter hotels based on price or star rating, or select properties with a pool, a hot tub, or a range of other amenities and pick the best place to stay in San Mateo for you!
When is the best time to visit San Mateo?
If you want the joy of a fun-filled trip in peak season, visit San Mateo during . If you’d prefer the peace of off-season, book a stay during quieter months, such as .
When is the cheapest time to stay in San Mateo?
Based on historic data is usually the cheapest month to visit San Mateo. However, we have incredible deals all year round, so we’re confident you’ll find a room in your budget whenever you choose to travel.
Are there any great family-friendly hotels in San Mateo?
There are multiple hotels in San Mateo that will please the whole family. Do you need adjoining rooms, babysitting services or a swimming pool? We’ve got you covered. Use our family filter to narrow your search down and use guest reviews to help you pick the perfect place for your next family trip to San Mateo. We have plenty of kid-friendly hotels in San Mateo to choose from on Travelocity!
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Canceling your booking with Travelocity is easy. Sign into your account and select My Trips. Here, you will see your cancellation options. We offer free cancellation on many properties.

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