Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Non-smoking rooms
Baggage storage

Conveniently located just 9.3.5 miles from San Francisco International Airport, this hotel in San Mateo, California offers thoughtful services, such as free airport transportation, along with ideal on-site dining options.

Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo features guest rooms and suites with free high-speed internet access. Guests will also appreciate the hotel's outdoor heated pool with whirlpool and fitness center.

For freshly prepared Californian cuisine in a casual atmosphere, visit the Great Americana Grill. In the San Mateo Hilton, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The 24-hour Pavilion Pantry offers microwaveable packaged items for in-room preparation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo has been welcoming guests since Oct 16, 2008
Hotel chain/brand: Hilton Garden Inn

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • When were your rooms last renovated?
    Hello, The guest bathrooms just had a renovation in July of 2021. Guest rooms will be next in 2022.
    Answered on 17 February 2022
  • Is there a pool
    Yes. We have an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi.
    Answered on 4 October 2019
  • Is the pool open? Booked our stay for 9/11/21-9/13/21
    Hello, yes the pool is open 8am to 10pm. See you soon.
    Answered on 6 September 2021
  • How far is the place from SF airport? Do you offer local tours or trips to Vegas etc? Is it safe for a solo woman traveller?
    Hello, we are six to ten minutes away from SFO, please visit our web$ite for all our current information. Thank you
    Answered on 17 February 2022
  • Two questions please: 1. What are the operating hours for to and from airport (free) shuttle? 2. Is wi-if working in good order now?
    Hello, we do not have shuttle service to and from the airport. Yes, our WIFI is working great. Thank you have a great day!
    Answered on 8 September 2021
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Amenities of Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Filipino
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 6 years
Extra bed upon request
$10 per child, per night
Crib upon request
7+ years
Extra bed upon request
$10 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Please note: Property is undergoing renovation in the lobby area and select guests rooms. These renovations will take place from March 2014 through August 2014.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo on this page.

  • Guests staying at Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo is 2 miles from the center of San Mateo.

  • Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 2,950 feet from Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo.

  • Room options at Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Quad

  • Check-in at Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.