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Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Mateo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Price was reasonable at the time but service and quality of room were not up to the standard you expect from HJ. This was a preferred place my in-law likes to stay but qualify and server levels have decreased over the years. You better off finding other HJ near other hotels where competition drives the quality even you have to... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have nice a stay . I search almost the hotel almost all hotel are booked . Finally I got the room in this hotel. Airport is nearby and I wakeup started but they is traffic and I was reached correct time to airport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Friendly, clean, not strict, nice appliances. Stayed in December 2014 will come back and fully recommended. Great location alot of food options near close to freeway mins away frm other known cities. T. Turner. Quiet location. Pool area amazing.very comfortable.

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The room was generous in size, with very good quality shutters in the window. The shutters did a good job of blocking light at nite from any headlights in the parking lot. The room felt secure. The pool area is small but nicely appointed.the room was well kept.

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Vallejo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Will not go back I got a non smoking room and the smell was so strong from cigarette. Carpet was so dirty and smelly. Blankets had stains. I did not sleep from smell of cigarette and carpet odor was so bad.

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Richfield, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Fix the shower soap tray laying in the bathroom cub bard. Place a refrigerator in the room. Wash the floors some time. (very dirty).

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Address: 2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403
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Location: United States > California > San Mateo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn - San Mateo 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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