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San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport
4 out of 5
1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA
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The price is $111 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Room service was great. I did not like that the ice machines were purposely put out of order due to COVID19 but room service bringing ice to our room made up for that"…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

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Beach Hotels in San Mateo

Known for its festivals and shopping, San Mateo offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. This family-friendly destination has 25 hotels and other accommodation options to pick from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you look for a place to stay near the beach in San Mateo, take a look at this top-rated hotel with positive customer reviews.

San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport - 4-star hotel. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the breakfast and spacious rooms.

Planning Your Trip to San Mateo

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 77°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 43°F
  • Driest months: July, May, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.64 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 3.80 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Mateo

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Lakeshore Park Beach or Mavericks for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's festivals and shopping, and make time for local attractions like San Mateo County Event Center and Fiesta Meadows Park. Other things to see and do in the area are Bay Meadows Park and Paddock Park. Visitors also enjoy San Mateo for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Sports
  • Art
  • Cafés
  • Biking

Getting Around San Mateo

To get to San Mateo, you can fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest major airport, which is located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Mateo Hayward Park Station, San Mateo Hillsdale Station, or San Mateo Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is San Mateo like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its festivals and shopping, San Mateo offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in San Mateo?
Best Western Coyote Point Inn is a top 4-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Lakeshore Park Beach or Elmar Beach.
What's the weather like in San Mateo?
If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates. The hottest months are usually September and August with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 52°F. Average annual rainfall for San Mateo is 20 inches.
What is there to see and do around San Mateo?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re eager to check out the beaches, head to Lakeshore Park Beach or Elmar Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area’s festivals and shopping, and make time for local attractions like San Mateo County Event Center and Hillsdale Shopping Center. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Los Prados Park or Coyote Point Park.
What's the best way to get around San Mateo?
To get to San Mateo, book a flight to San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO), the closest major airport, which is located 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from the city center. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Hayward Park Station, San Mateo Station, or Hillsdale Station.

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