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Hotel San Mateo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

In my travels, I always try to find hidden gems in regards to places to stay, and this is one of them. Florida (wife) and Alfonso (husband) are fantastic hosts and make you feel at home. You are in their house, and they are so warm and inviting that they make you feel like part of their family. This is... More 

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hotelsanMateo, Propietario at Hotel San Mateo, responded to this review

hank you very much for your comments. It was a pleasure to attend you! More 

Pinckney, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a safe, quiet residential area. The host, Florida, was very helpful and welcoming. Yes, she charges for everything, but she is running a business and makes you feel very welcome! Note: She does have two friendly dogs. Breakfast is included and prepared by her, including some fruits/veggies from the garden. The room is air conditioned and... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Yes, it's safe. It's also clean and quiet. But I disagree with other reviewers about the host. Maybe because I'm Latin-American I got a different perception of her: someone who thinks that travellers don't mind spending a little extra here and there. If she kindly offers you something, she will over charge for it. If she calls a taxi, she'll... More 

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hotelsanMateo, Propietario at Hotel San Mateo, responded to this review
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Gracias por tus comentarios. Fue un gusto atenderte. More 

Leon, Nicaragua
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Super clean! Very welcoming! Extremely helpful! In a guarded community, so extremely safe. Only thing is that they don't accept credit cards, so make sure you have cash. A lot better if its exact change.

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I spent two nights in Hotel San Mateo. Its actually rather like a bed and breakfast, i would say. The hosts are very nice and helpful. They arranged taxi transfer from the airport. The airport is about 45 km away and transfer was 30 US$. This b&b is located in a safe neighbourhood which I guess is critical for San... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I cannot find any faults with this amazing place. Cheap airport transport arranged any time, free wifi, a super breakfast. Best of all super-friendly owners who really make you feel at home, and went out of their way to help with whatever you need. It was quiet whilst I was there so I was upgraded from a single room to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

San Mateo Hotel is a wonderful little hideaway tucked away in an otherwise very noisy and very congested city. The hotel is in a gated community in one of the more exclusive neighborhoods in the city, and within walking distance of a bigger shopping center as well as a few restaurants. I always felt safe and at ease in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a gem of a hotel, located in a gated community close to the city centre of San Salvador - so is as safe as you can get. Stayed here over three nights and was made to feel at home from day one. A shuttle from the airport was organised for me (28USD one way). Florida the manager, is... More 

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West Covina, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It is a fine little hotel in a nice area of the capital.Great breakfasts. Owners very friendly and helpful Arranged airport pick up and departure and tours to the mountains, Volcano San Salvador and lake.I felt at home and highly recommend this place for your next trip to San Salvador!

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here with my girlfriend for a night. Florida and Alfonso are such wonderful people and they made us feel right at home. The upstairs room is very spacious and comfortable, and has a nice view. Breakfast was magnificent and Florida was very attentive to our every need. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel San Mateo is conveniently located in the heart of San Salvador's commercial district, 10 minutes away from Central America's biggest shopping center. Only 40 minutes away from El Salvador's International Airport of Comalapa, or the beach,5 minutes away to international restaurants, near to sports centers, museums, universities, business center, CIFCO (Conventions)Your rest by businesses or tourism, in a place to feel like in house. We provide comfortable rooms, which include: Private bathrooms with hot water, Cable television, High speed Wireless Internet, Desks in the rooms(request)Services ($): Transportation to the airport, taxi, Meals on request, Laundry service, ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel San Mateo

Address: Calle Caracas No. 20-H | Colonia San Mateo, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range: $46 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel San Mateo 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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