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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Housekeeping


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    San Mateo County Event Center
    14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Coyote Point Park
    7 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Taco Truck
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Pete's Coffee & Tea
    7 min walk
  • Airport
    San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.)
    12 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

    Room Amenities

    • 150 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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About this area

San Mateo

Located in San Mateo, Hillsdale Inn is near the airport and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Mavericks Beach and Bay Meadows Park, while Hiller Aviation Museum and Coyote Point Museum are cultural highlights.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • San Mateo County Event Center - 14 min walk
  • Coyote Point Park - 7 min drive
  • Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia - 7 min drive
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course - 14 min drive
  • Filoli - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • San Mateo Hillsdale Station - 13 min walk
  • San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) - 15 min drive


  • Taco Truck - 1 min walk
  • Pete's Coffee & Tea - 7 min walk
  • Starbucks - 7 min walk
  • Chipotle - 7 min walk
  • The Habit Burger - 8 min walk

About this property

Hillsdale Inn

San Mateo motel in South San Mateo, near San Mateo County Event Center
An outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and multilingual staff are available at this smoke-free motel. Free continental breakfast and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 50 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus coffee makers and cable TV. Portable fans, hair dryers, and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Hillsdale Inn offers 50 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.
Televisions come with cable channels. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.
Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free Internet access

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Outdoor pool


No elevators

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Multilingual staff

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Blackout drapes/curtains
Portable fan


Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination


Cable channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker


Access via exterior corridors



Check-in between 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
  • Reception desk hours are: Friday-Saturday from 7 AM - 11 PM; on Sunday from 8 AM - 8 PM; on Monday through Thursday from 7 AM - 10 PM. If arriving outside of regular check-in hours please contact the hotel directly. Guests may contact the hotel using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types

American Express

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Property is also known as

  • Hillsdale Inn
  • Hillsdale Inn San Mateo
  • Hillsdale Inn Motel
  • Hillsdale Inn San Mateo
  • Hillsdale Inn Motel San Mateo

Frequently asked questions


Guest rating

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Older property but less expensive and suited my need. Easy check in and courteous service. Although outdated it was very clean.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The Staff was Friendly and the Rooms are Clean. Any Questions that I had Asked was Answered. I would stay at Hillsdale Inn again. I do not have any Dislikes. Everything was good.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020


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    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020


      • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

      I get at 11:10 pm and the office was closed. They charge my debit card , no reimburstment, and I have to spend another extra $ 100 i another hotel. TOTAL $ 189. Does somebody think it is fair ??? Be careful with this hotel !!!

      Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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