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Top San Mateo 3 Star Hotels

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
3.5 out of 5
150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame, CA
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The price is $139 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,003 reviews)

"Always friendly staff. Room is clean and comfortable. We had a room with a bay view and the view is beautiful, especially at night."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport Waterfront
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
3.5 out of 5
1500 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $138 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,246 reviews)

"Upon arrival I was upgraded to a nicer room with the most breathtaking view. The bed was very comfortable, plush pillows. Parking was an arm and a leg, but meh I mean what do you expect in the city. Great customer service. Enjoyed my stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North
3.5 out of 5
5000 Sierra Point Pkwy, Brisbane, CA
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The price is $93 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,424 reviews)

"nice property and good value. perhaps due to the pandemic, mid-stay cleaning was subpar."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport North
Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
1550 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
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The price is $99 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,714 reviews)

"Great location ner airport. Large comfortable rooms."…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Bay Landing San Francisco Airport Hotel
Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
3 out of 5
380 S Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA
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The price is $64 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,916 reviews)

"The room was so fresh and crisp. Everything was clean and well kept and that bed, it’s the most comfortable bed I’ve ever been in. I didn’t want to get up. I recommend this place. P.S The staff here is Excellent!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
Aloft Santa Clara
3 out of 5
510 America Center Ct, San Jose, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $97 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (964 reviews)

"The hotel is modern, our room is clean and spacious. Staff are very nice in spite the services being minimal because of Covid. But every time we requestEd for something in our room, they do it and were very prompt about it. Location is also nice, price was very good. The only thing that bothered ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Aloft Santa Clara
Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
105 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica, CA
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The price is $134 per night
4/5Very Good! (968 reviews)

"Room was very nice. Too bad you couldn’t stay there longer"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Pacifica Lighthouse Hotel Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Oakland Airport Executive Hotel
3 out of 5
150 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA
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The price is $97 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,382 reviews)

"Always very clean and I appreciate that, Traveling from out of town you want a nice hotel to stay at and this one is it."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Oakland Airport Executive Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Jose North/Silicon Valley
3 out of 5
656 America Center Court, San Jose, CA
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The price is $104 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (127 reviews)

"I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! It is the best place I ve stayed!!! CLEAN! QUIET! RELAXING! Lots of amenities. Their breakfast is great! STAFF IS AWESOME! Beds are comfortable and their Shampoos are to die for!!!!! This is the only place I’ll ever stay at when in or around the Bay Area!!!!! I’ve ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Jose North/Silicon Valley
Hyatt Place San Francisco Downtown
3 out of 5
701 3rd St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is $135 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (452 reviews)

"Great hotel in fabulous location. Room was quite clean and extra virus precautions taken. Only problem was i had to ask desk person who checked me in to put his mask on, and he had his hand on his face much of the time. Expedia reservation had not been delivered to hotel, but he was able to hunt ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hyatt Place San Francisco Downtown
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Three Star Hotel Guide for San Mateo

There’s a reason the top 3 star hotels in San Mateo, San Francisco are so incredibly popular: They combine comforting amenities and just-for-you service with some of the best rates and discounts the area has to offer. When you book a stay at a three star hotel in San Mateo, you’ll get access to perfect little perks like on-site restaurants and cocktail bars, well-appointed fitness centers, and spacious rooms.

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