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Foster City California Accommodations

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The Foster City center is approximately the area of Downtown Foster City and 1 mile southeast of Bridgepointe Shopping Center.

Perfectly positioned in the center of the Bay Area, Foster City, California, offers easy access to the entire metro region as well as numerous attractions of its own. Whether you're visiting for a night or a week, you'll find plenty to keep you entertained in the outdoorsy city. Discover the best of Foster City and find the ideal place to stay in the Bay Area. More from this guide...

Foster City Hotels/Accommodations

Courtyard by Marriott San Mateo Foster City in Foster City 550 Shell Blvd., Foster City, CA 94404
  • Midscale property
  • Access to gym on-site
Extended Stay America San Mateo (Snm) - San Mateo 1830 Gateway Dr., San Mateo, CA 94404 ~1.03 miles west of Foster City
  • Inexpensive Rural property
  • Check in time: 03:00 pm
  • Reasonably accessible by car, said 55%
  • The majority of guests said rooms were small
Crowne Plaza Foster City : 1221 Chess Dr. 1221 Chess Dr., Foster City, CA 94404
  • 4 star Airport property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
Towneplace Suites San Mateo Foster City in Foster City 1299 Chess Dr., Foster City, CA 94404
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check in time: 16:00
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Residence Inn San Francisco Airport / San Mateo 2000 Winward Way, San Mateo, CA 94404 ~1.09 miles west of Foster City
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
From$139
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Los Prados Hotel - San Mateo 2940 South Norfolk St., San Mateo, CA 94403 ~1.31 miles west of Foster City
  • Economy Airport hotel
  • 113 rooms in property
  • Excellent water pressure
  • Most guests thought it was a great value
From$60
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Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo : 2000 Bridgepointe Circle 2000 Bridgepointe Circle, San Mateo, CA 94404 ~1.37 miles west of Foster City
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Quick business stop over
  • The majority of guests said the reception staff was great
From$139
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Hyatt House Belmont / Redwood Shores - Belmont 400 Concourse Dr., Belmont, CA 94002 ~1.39 miles south of Foster City
  • 3-star hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • For 55%, maintenance was acceptable
  • Bathroom is ok
From$130
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Hillsdale Inn - San Mateo 477 East Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94403 ~1.53 miles west of Foster City
  • Low Cost property
Extended Stay America San Francisco Belmont (Bel) in Belmont 120 Sem Lane, Belmont, CA 94002 ~1.86 miles south of Foster City
  • Inexpensive hotel
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Most guests indicated the reception staff was not good
  • Most guests said the bathroom was dirty
Pullman San Francisco Bay 223 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City, CA 94065 ~2.00 miles south of Foster City
  • 4 star Airport property
  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Friendly service
  • Most guests thought the view was good
From$109
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San Mateo Marriott Sfo - San Mateo 1770 South Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402 ~2.08 miles west of Foster City
  • 4 star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 476 rooms
From$169
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Silicon Valley Inn in Belmont 630 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002 ~2.15 miles southwest of Foster City
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
Springhill Suites Belmont Redwood Shores : 1401 Shoreway Rd. 1401 Shoreway Rd., Belmont, CA 94002 ~2.15 miles south of Foster City
  • 3-star hotel
  • 168 suites in hotel
From$99
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Redwood Shores 1000 Twin Dolphin Dr., Redwood City, CA 94065 ~2.35 miles south of Foster City
  • Three Star hotel
  • 95 suites in property
  • Internet works perfectly
  • Rooms are great
Stone Villa Inn
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2175 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403 ~2.42 miles west of Foster City
  • 2-star Downtown hotel
  • 45 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Terrible breakfest
  • Parking was ok, according to 61%
Howard Johnson Express San Mateo : 2110 South El Camino Real 2110 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94403 ~2.53 miles west of Foster City
  • Two star Convention Center property
  • 55 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$69
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Holiday Inn Express Belmont 1650 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA 94002 ~2.64 miles south of Foster City
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Three restaurants across the street
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
From$89
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott 555 Skyway Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070 ~2.69 miles south of Foster City
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 120 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Clean room
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Country Inn & Suites
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251 El Camino Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 ~2.76 miles south of Foster City
  • Midscale hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Professional service
From$109
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Americas Best Value Inn : 140 North Bayshore Blvd. 140 North Bayshore Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 ~3.48 miles west of Foster City
  • Low-priced property
  • Hotel has 53 rooms
Holiday Inn San Mateo San Francisco Sfo - San Mateo 330 North Bayshore Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 ~3.68 miles northwest of Foster City
  • Midscale Airport property
  • Hotel has 4 meeting rooms
San Francisco Airport Hotel in San Mateo 350 North Bayshore Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 ~3.72 miles northwest of Foster City
  • Two-star Airport hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
Best Western Coyote Point Inn 480 North Bayshore Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94401 ~3.85 miles northwest of Foster City
  • Three Star Airport property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$159
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Extended Stay America San Carlos in San Carlos 3 Circle Star Way, San Carlos, CA 94070 ~3.85 miles south of Foster City
  • Economy hotel
  • Awful breakfast
  • Average value
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When to Visit Foster City, California

If your travel dates are relatively flexible, you'll want to visit Foster City during the most pleasant time of year. Like much of the Bay Area, Foster City enjoys a relatively mild Mediterranean climate. Visit in July, and you'll experience highs of 80 degrees. In December, which is typically the coldest month of the year, you'll experience average highs in the upper 50s.

The Foster City area can be rainy, so you'll want to pack an umbrella no matter when you visit. Add a raincoat and some waterproof shoes to your suitcase if you're planning to visit in January, which tends to be the wettest month.

If you want to avoid the priciest seasons in Foster City, you may not want to visit from late spring to early fall, when you'll generally encounter the highest hotel prices. In off-season months like December and January, however, you can easily get great deals and low prices.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Foster City, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Foster City

Foster City by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Foster City, CA. You can use these line graphs to evaluate the cheapest months to book a room in Foster City for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Foster City, California

4 Star Average Prices: $175.83

Looking for more of a high-end stay in Foster City? Take a look at the area's best upscale properties.

Whether you're visiting for an extended period or for a short stay, the Residence Inn San Francisco Airport / San Mateo makes for an excellent home base. This all-suite hotel features spacious rooms with ample space for sleeping, relaxing, and even working. Make all of your favorite meals and snacks in the fully equipped kitchen, use the free Wi-Fi to share updates on your trip, and join fellow guests for the hotel's weeknight hors d'oeuvres. Start your day with the hotel's delicious hot breakfast buffet before heading out to play one of the many nearby golf courses.

Book your stay at the Hilton Garden Inn San Mateo, and you'll be just a short drive from Foster City and other Bay Area highlights. Outdoor attractions like the San Mateo Japanese Garden and the Poplar Creek Golf Course as well as retail outlets like the Bridgepointe Shopping Center and the Hillsdale Shopping Center are all just minutes away. You'll also find plenty to keep you entertained at the Hilton Garden Inn, including a full-service restaurant and bar, an outdoor pool and hot tub, and in-room movie channels. You can also stock up on snacks at the Pavilion Pantry.

Book your getaway at the SpringHill Suites Belmont Redwood Shores, and you can look forward to enjoying a spacious suite with contemporary decor and a comfortable bed and sofa. Use the hotel's free Wi-Fi to share photos from your trip to the Bay Area, or keep up your workout routine in the hotel's fitness center. Fuel up for an active day with the hotel's complimentary hot breakfast and wind down at the hotel bar in the evening.

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Foster City, California

3 Star Average Prices: $166.41

Want to make your trip to Forster City as affordable as possible? Book one of the best budget-friendly hotels in the area.

Settle into the TownePlace Suites San Mateo Foster City and make yourself right at home. This might be a budget-friendly property, but it has all the comforts of home. As an extended stay property, the TownePlace Suites offers large rooms with separate spaces for work and sleep, along with a fully equipped kitchen. You'll also get high-speed Wi-Fi at no extra charge, making it easy to stay in touch with work colleagues or with friends and family back home. Pick up essentials at the hotel's In a Pinch Market and enjoy the free breakfast each morning.

Whether you choose a standard room or one with a courtyard view, you'll appreciate every relaxing moment of your stay at the Courtyard by Marriott San Mateo Foster City. This three-star hotel has comfortable rooms with pillow-top mattresses, along with an on-site restaurant serving breakfast and dinner. The hotel's fitness center makes it easy to stay in shape, and you can always cool down in the indoor swimming pool. Business travelers will love the business center, in-room workspaces, and laundry services. Use the express check-out service to get on your way quickly, and explore the Bay Area on your schedule.

Just minutes from the San Mateo County Expo Center, the Hillsdale Shopping Center, and downtown Foster City, Los Prados Hotel couldn't be more conveniently located. The ideal hotel for business travelers on a budget, Los Prados Hotel offers copying and fax services, a shuttle to San Francisco International Airport, and an on-site fitness center. Guests can also reserve the hotel's 700-square-foot meeting space or the banquet space, which holds up to 75 people. In the morning, enjoy the hotel's complimentary breakfast before heading to your meeting or starting your workday.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Foster City

2 Star Average Prices: $124.71

2 Star Hotel Prices in Foster City

Which Foster City hotels have real discounts?

No matter your price point, it's easy to save on your stay in Foster City. For instance, AAA members get discounts at Los Prados Hotel and at the Residence Inn San Francisco Airport / San Mateo. Seniors and AARP members save at the TownePlace Suites San Mateo Foster City and at the Courtyard by Marriott San Mateo Foster City. Government employees and members of the military get low rates at the Pullman San Francisco Bay and other area properties.

Best Value Options in Foster City, California

Strike a balance between luxury and affordability with a mid-range hotel. Check out the best value options in Foster City.

With everything that business travelers need, the Crowne Plaza Foster City is a great pick for guests traveling for work. This large hotel features 350 rooms and extensive event spaces, with 16,000 square feet of meeting space and a banquet area that holds up to 600 people. If you're visiting the area for a conference or other event, you may not even need to leave the hotel, which has a restaurant, an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi throughout. If you do want to explore, take advantage of the hotel's free shuttle to the nearby Hillsdale Shopping Center.

Located in nearby Redwood City, the Pullman San Francisco Bay is an excellent choice for guests who want a complete list of amenities without an upscale price. When you stay at the Pullman, you'll get an outdoor swimming pool, complimentary breakfast each morning, and access to a convenient airport shuttle. This large hotel boasts over 400 rooms, and it's a good choice for groups, as it offers an average group discount of 12 percent. For a corporate or private event, book one of the 14 available meeting rooms or the 500-person banquet space.

When you stay at the Silicon Valley Inn, you'll be steps from downtown Belmont and just a short drive from attractions like the Hillsdale Shopping Center, the Hiller Aviation Museum, and Mariners Island Park. You'll also be minutes from many of the top corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley, making this a smart choice for business travelers. Though rooms here are relatively basic, they do include conveniences like a microwave, a refrigerator, and free wireless internet access. Whether you're in town for a meeting or fun, the nearby CalTrain will transport you just about anywhere in the Bay Area.

Can't-Miss Attractions in Foster City, California

With the highest concentration of parks in California, it's no surprise that Foster City is known for its green spaces. You can choose from nearly two dozen parks in Foster City, so take your pick from the largest green space, Leo J. Ryan Park, which surrounds Central Lake, better known as the Lagoon. Nearby, Marlin Park and Gull Park offer nice swimming beaches, while Boothbay Park has a great playground and picnic areas.

Though you can swim in the Lagoon, you'll find the best swimming in the bay at designated city beaches. You can also head to Parkside Aquatic Park, just north of the city, for some of the area's best swimming. You can also go skateboarding, kiteboarding, and windsurfing at several city parks. If you didn't bring your own gear along, you'll find numerous vendors and rental outlets throughout town.

If you really want to get out and stretch your legs, you'll also want to explore the San Francisco Bay Trail, which you can access from several local parks. This is an extensive network of trails where you can hike, bike or run for miles in every direction. You'll also spot numerous birds and see gorgeous views of the bay. If you're feeling adventurous, follow the trail to a neighboring city like San Mateo or explore the further reaches of the Bay Area.

No matter what time of year you're planning to visit, Foster City is ready to welcome you. Start planning your trip to this Bay Area city today.

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