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Pet Friendly Hotels in San Mateo

Most people avoid going on vacations because they can’t take their pets along. The good news is, there are several hotels in San Mateo that accept pets and make sure the non-human guests are well taken care of. In fact, not just accommodation, the county also boasts of off-leash dog parks, dog beaches, hiking trails, and several other places to play with the pet.

Here are some of the most popular pet friendly hotels of San Mateo:

Extended Stay America

This is a pet friendly hotel, designed particularly for longer stays. It boasts of studio rooms featuring a fully-equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, and stovetop. There is also wireless high-speed internet access, full size ironing board, and a lot more. Two pets, fifteen pounds and under, are welcome for an extra fee of $25 per night per pet. 

The hotel is also close to half Moon Bay and several other attractions. Hence, it makes for a great location to stay.

Residence Inn

The Residence Inn is another pet friendly hotel that accepts up to 2 pets (seventy five pounds or less) for an extra fee of $75 per stay per room. Residence Inn combines all of the comforts of home with the luxury and passion of staying in a hotel. The 160 spacious suites provide a separate living area and boast of a fully equipped kitchen.

Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront

The hotel overlooks the San Francisco Bay and is a very short drive from the downtown area. It offers modern in-room amenities and on-site restaurants. The place offers everything that’s needed for a pleasant stay, including a wireless internet access, and an indoor pool. Guests can also enjoy the modern fitness center and in-room flat-screen TVs. Pets (seventy five pounds or less) are welcome in the hotel for an extra fee of $75 per stay per room.

Red Roof Inn

Red Roof Inn is a family friendly, pet friendly hotel close to downtown San Francisco. The rooms come with comfortable beds, modern design flooring, flat-screen TV, comfortable new seating, and a lot more. The lodge also provides free WiFi, a heated pool, business center kiosk, in-room safes, ATM, and a gymnasium. 

One pet per room is allowed. However, guests have to notify the front desk upon their arrival. Dog owners are also legally responsible for any damages to the hotel property. Pets are not allowed to be left unattended inside the guest room.


Located close to the international airport, this hotel offers stunning views of the Bay and a comfortable stay. Doubletree Hotel features a fitness centre, well furnished rooms and a lot more. Pets of about 50 pounds or less are allowed to stay inside the hotel. An additional fee for a pet is USD 40.00 per night.

The Embassy Suites

The Embassy Suites feature stunning views of the bay, waterfront jogging, Spanish-style architecture, and walking trails. Guests can arrive with their pets as the hotel is animal friendly. However, there is an additional fee per pet.

The Westin

Approximately a mile from the airport, The Westin features a pool and a fitness centre. Guests can indulge in a variety of Mediterranean dishes at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a beverage in the bar. Every room is well furnished and well insulated. The best part is, dogs up to thirty five pounds are permitted per room. However, a 35$ deposit and some restrictions may apply.

Getting there:

Although most hotels have a shuttle service, people with disabilities might have a hard time traveling in regular cars. For such tourists, San Mateo boasts of several non-medical transportation providers. These companies can send out vans that are wheel chair friendly and have all the equipment to keep the guest safe during journey. The vehicles can be booked online or through phone.


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