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Seattle, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

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Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cheap and in my book way better than most of the SF Whyndam hotels..... I must say if you are a whyndam member and can't stand the bad San Francsico Hotels and dealing with the big city craziness and prices and homelessness like me, it's worth a drive.... I give it a 3.5-4 Star.. its near SFO and blocks...

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Thank fatiakid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here on business, and our company uses the CLC program. (Which typically places us in sub-standard rooms) Even though the CLC site states the rooms have refrigerators and microwaves, my room DID NOT. I was trying to get some sleep during check-in, so took what I got. Beds are OK Minimal parking. Terrible sound (and thermal) insulation, and...

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Vallejo, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Milk was warm, didn't seem to care what was left out and what needed to be replenished. More concern for their job.

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Sonora, California
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is a very small place. It was very clean.. check in was nice and easy. I was late getting to breakfast, but thevman was nice and let me still get me a few snacks. It was very comfortable and I would stay again. Even with being on the main strip it was no noise !! Don't let the out...

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Thank Kimical65
Woodland, California
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Friendly staff, breakfast in the AM and close to food and the freeway. Perfect central location for the area I cover for work.

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HowardJohnsonSanMate, Manager at Howard Johnson Express San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Christopher, Thank you for the great review. It's been an honor to have you stay with us this year. I hope that you keep on returning to us and if there is anything that we can change to make this a home away from home please let me know so that we can work on it. Once again thank...

Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Room was not clean. Pieces of hair laying around on the floor. Worst breakfast I have ever seen. The only thing they had was white sliced bread with butter and some strawberry jello, old fruit, juice and coffee. I had to go across the street to get breakfast. Refrigerator in the room was super noisy so I had to turn...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful city of San Mateo, we pride ourselves of the charming décor and comfortable amenities of our hotel. We aspire to give you the best quality service and make your stay memorable. Situated among fine dining, renowned attractions, endless shopping possibilities and vast business opportunities, we are certain you will enjoy your stay hassle-free.We are located within minutes from the San Francisco International Airport, Downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, Monster Park, San Mateo Expo Center, Downtown San Mateo, AT&T Park, Half Moon Bay, Oakland, Berkeley, Daly City, Pier 39, Alcatrez, Fisherman’s Warf, Hillsdale Mall, Pacifica Beach, Golden Gate Bridge and we are a short drive away from Napa and Sonoma Valley which host some of the finest vineyards in the world.We are in close proximity to Oracle, Yahoo, Google, Mills Peninsula Medical Center, Virgin America, NASA, United Airlines, Stanford University, Canada College, and minutes from Silicon Valley which comforts our business travelers. Our explorer travelers will appreciate landmarks & historical buildings around the area like Coyote Point Park, Eugene A. Doran Memorial Bridge, De Anza Expedition Camp, Courthouse Square, Father Junipero Serra Statue, Devil's Slide Historical Landmark/ Viewpoint, Ralph D. Percival Memorial Vista Point. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express San Mateo

Address: 2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
Region: United States > California > San Mateo
Price Range: £106 - £151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express San Mateo 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo Hotel San Mateo
Howard Johnson San Mateo
San Mateo Howard Johnson
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“rooms in the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles dmc50, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay at SFO airport area hotels.”
 of 5 bubbles littlemtn, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor better because you can open the bathroom window for fresh air without safety concerns.”
 of 5 bubbles spruce12016, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think they might all be nice but I went for a downstairs room since I had lot of work to take in my room.”
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 of 5 bubbles 55KatieM, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in upstairs will be better as the ground floor can be noisy at times because of cars.”
 of 5 bubbles vensawyer, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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