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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo

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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Platteville, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel provided VERY comfortable beds, and was very clean. The front desk personnel could be more friendly at check-in, and PLEASE be aware that if you plan to take the hotel shuttle to/from the airport that 1. The shuttle ONLY runs once an hour on the hour and 2. There is another shuttle for the Crowne Plaza in Burlingame,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At best, the Crowne Plaza Foster City is a 3-star hotel. To place this in proper perspective we stayed in a suite in the Executive Tower. Good News: - Convenient mid-peninsula location with easy access to highways 101, 92 and 280 - Friendly, helpful staff - Reasonable, good quality on-time room service Bad News: - Remodeling of rooms is like... More 

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Global_George, Thank you for your detailed review. We are very sorry that our recent renovations did not exceed your expectations. Your comments have been distributed to all hotel departments for further review . Your comments are very important as we strive to improve on all our amenities each day. Thank you for your review and for staying at the... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is more of a business hotel in an excellent location - just by the bridgepointe shopping mall & right across the street is El Torito and BJ's Bewhouse. The foster city town center is at a walking distance & offices are all close by within 3-4 miles. This hotel gives a complementary office drop and pickup at a 5... More 

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Debgiri, Thank you for your recent review. Your comments are very important to us as we continue to improve in all our services each day. We also understand there are many other choices in the area and appreciate you choosing the Crowne Plaza Foster City for your recent stay. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Crowne Plaza... More 

Eastsound, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE stayed here for my nephew's bar mitzvah and were pleasantly surprised by dinner (even found a quiet place to eat apart from the noisy bar but with the same menu). We found service warm and friendly, the hotel attractive, the room comfortable, and when I left my iphone charger behind they found it and agreed to mail it to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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46 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crowne Plaza is a good choice in the Foster City/San Mateo area. It is near the 101 and the 92 freeways, only a few miles south of SFO. Some of the airlines use it for their flight crews on overnight stopovers. The main interior has a pretty atrium, a water fountain wall, and restaurants. The decor is modern and... More 

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Jenks, Oklahoma
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85 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2br suite was quite large and spacious. Enjoyed the extra room and tables in sitting area. Bathroom was quite large and worked well for me. The food at the hotel was nice with lots of choices. The shuttle to/from airport is great and drivers were friendly. I would stay here again when returning for business.

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Lund, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with all facilities, but what was most important the room is very clean, comfort and the bed is luxury bed. Not hard at all, but not even so soft. Breakfast buffet is fantastic (value for the money) with a lot of different fruit. Recommended!

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Georgetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel frequently to the bay area and the Crowne is my first choice. The rooms are large and the beds and pillows always make for a comfortable nights sleep. One of the best things about the hotel is that they have two restaurants onsite. There's a japanese / sushi restaurant at the front but I tend to make my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed one night as during a layover. Room was excellent as was the brunch. They will take youth the transit line to it is possible to get in to see the Golden Gate and other attractions. Would select for business but I would not choose if in San Fran to tour. Only drawback, took some time to get picked up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My girlfriend and I have stayed at hundreds of hotels and I have traveled the country for business and I have to say that, yes, this property is very nice, the executive suite that we had the pleasure of staying was incredible, but one of the highlights of our visit was getting greeted and checked-in by Zaneel (sp?) at the... More 

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