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Hillsdale Inn

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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good3%
  • Average14%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible59%
  • 27 Aug 2018
    “Desperately in need of a re-fresh”
  • 6 Aug 2018
    “Ok, best price in the area”
477 E Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403-2899 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Fitness centre
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Executive Summary: This hotel is desperately in need of a refresh.... and that's putting it kindly. Pros: Large room Secure Wifi Friendly staff Free oatmeal (instant) for breakfast.... Cons: Property is run down. Paper thin walls and ceiling. No air conditioning. A fan and a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank I-The-Rambler
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

stayed here with the family since we had family living in the area. Wanted to be close to them. Other hotels in the area were at least $150 more. All we needed was a place to sleep and shower. This place did that. Building was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank PatM1967
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The room was clean and had tv, internet, and microwave. I guess there are out of state electricians who stay here on a semi-permanent basis.The staff was friendly and helpful There is also a bar with a pool table, shuffle board and dart board. The...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank bodacia2018
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Avoid this place, not safe to stay! There are people living in the motel and it's not very nice! Don't stay here pay a little more and go else where in the area! It's not inviting when you approach the building and there are children's...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank BReeder07
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We wanted a low price for a stay the night before a trip out of SFO. Saw reviews that said "ok for one night". No, don't do it. Pay the extra $50 or so to get the next level up. The place is gross. Also...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$111 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > San Mateo
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$111 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > San Mateo
Traveller (29)
Room & Suite (11)
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"I'd probably asked for a second floor room instead of a ground level room for less noise and less..."
2 Oct 2014
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"Don't I don't think you can find a good room."
30 Sep 2014
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"Find another hotel. Do NOT stay here."
29 Sep 2014
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"Stay away from this motel"
13 Aug 2014
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