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Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo

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2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
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Ranked #7 of 13 Hotels in San Mateo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in San Jose for business but I had friends in the Bay Area and I wanted to be somewhere cooler, closer to the marine layer, so I booked three nights at the San Mateo Howard Johnson Express. The hotel is one block from highway 92 which provided an easy shot down the 280 to San Jose. The outside... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Room was dusty and bathroom is old. Wifi connection was bad. Pro is they have nice breakfast varity.

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Loomis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stayed here because of the proximity to the San Mateo Fairgrounds for Maker Faire. At the mid $100's a night it was the cheapest option as we were volunteering at the event. Now the prices per night are reduced by $50 a night. The room was small but the bed was comfortable. The bathroom had a few cracks in... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

we booked 2 room for 5 night , and have to check out on the 3 rd night , hotel is clean at lease, but the big problem is both of our bathroom the fan is not working, when you go to the toilet. the whole room can smell through the front door ,no bath tub, shower stand nothing to... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was not happy with the fact that I had empathized the fact that we only wanted to use the shower for my mother-in-law who had broken her leg and because she has steps to the shower at home. I was assured the shower was a walk in that we could roll the wheelchair into which was not the case,... More 

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