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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo

3.5 of 5 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Eastsound, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first trip out to the San Fran area in years and I followed a friends advice to stay at the Crowne Plaza. It turned out to be a very good decision. It's only a 1/2 hour from SF airport and an easy drive. Rooms were very clean, comfortable and modern. There is a Japanese restaurant, a sports... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this Crowne Plaza twice during the holidays. The first time was Thanksgiving night, and the second was Christmas Eve. Both stays were perfect. Crowne Plaza is a first class hotel, with first class amenities and service, and very reasonable rates. The rooms are very comfortable, with excellent beds and linens to go along with them. The bathrooms... More 

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Standard Crowne Plaza hotel. Two main restaurants: Club House Bistro (sports bar) and Japanese food. If you stay in Executive Tower, free breakfast on 7th floor. Free airport shuttle that leaves every hour on the hour.

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Address: 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
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Location: United States > California > Foster City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 350
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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo Hotel Foster City
Crowne Plaza San Francisco
Peninsula Foster City
Foster City Peninsula

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