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Vallejo, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Woodland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Lincoln, California
Reviewed 21 November 2016

For $160 (inc. taxes) it's a pretty pricey stay. The room was clean and decorated okay. But the light in the shower was out and no ledge to put shampoo or soap on. The desk light did not work. The clock was flashing and couldn't be reset. The coffee maker sputtered until I finally had to pull the plug to...

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

Dear Diane, Thank you for staying with us at the Howard Johnson. I want to apologize for the issues that you occurred during your stay here at the Howard Johnson. If you could please give us a call so that we can talk about your stay with us. If i'm not available Jasson or Shobhita will make sure that you...

Reviewed 30 October 2016

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Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had booked 18 rooms here using CLC for a sales meeting. Now the CLC hotel options my company offers are often not so fantastic, but as long as they are safe, clean, and cordial, that's fine. The absolute worst part about this hotel was the "gentleman" at the front desk. Unfortunately, I did not get his name. This man's...

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Brookings, Oregon
Reviewed 24 October 2016

water coming out of the basin and shower is dangerously hot and the tub is slippery. we spent two nights and after taking a shower the first night, i was too fearful to take a shower the second night. other than that, everything was fine. cleanliness, bed, amenities, wifi, parking, breakfast, all was fine. the location makes it very convenient...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Howard Johnson. I'm sorry for the inconvenience that you encountered. In each room we do have shower mats so that the tubs are not slippery. If you would have let us know the 1st night i would have made sure that you were taken care of right away. Thank you for the very...

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  • Breakfast included
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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 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403-1807
Region: United States > California > San Mateo
Price Range: ₹ 6,685 - ₹ 12,893 (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
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“2nd floor better because you can open the bathroom window for fresh air without safety concerns.”
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“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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“Rooms in upstairs will be better as the ground floor can be noisy at times because of cars.”
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