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Vacation rentals in San Mateo

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Vacationing in San Mateo

San Mateo is located not far from San Fransisco, but it shouldn't be written off as a sleepy suburb. This lively city has numerous activities for young and old and is a perfect outdoor vacation destination. Featuring a number of beautiful parks and with easy access to the East Bay, San Mateo is great for travelers looking for a breath of fresh air without sacrificing the conveniences of city life. Travelers with children should check out Central Park, as it has a miniature railway for kids to ride. There are numerous dining and drinking options in downtown San Meteo, with restaurants offering both local and international cuisines. San Francisco is just a short journey away, perfect for a day trip. If you're looking for a bit of a challenge, it is even possible to hike to the San Francisco Bay.

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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

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House  San Mateo
Jul 19 - Jul 26
$424 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Charming House in North Central

4.8
Outstanding (21 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment  San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$200 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Charming Apartment in North Central with Grill, Patio & Yard

4.9
Outstanding (74 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House  San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
-21%
$115
$91 per night
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Charming House in North Central

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi

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House  San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
$305 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in North Central with Japanese Garden

5.0
Outstanding (91 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
Internet
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House  San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$600 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Sugarloaf

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
Internet
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Apartment  San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
-18%
$238
$196 per night
Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Apartment in Downtown with Private Patio

4.7
Excellent (6 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
Internet
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios

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House  San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
$323 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Sugarloaf with Grill, Patio & Yard + Mountain View

4.7
Excellent (43 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House  San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$328 per night
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Wonderful Vacation Home in East San Mateo with Yard, Grill & Patio

4.9
Outstanding (18 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Villa  San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$685 per night
Villa ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Villa in Beresford Park with Patio

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
-28%
$399
$289 per night
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Apartment in Sugarloaf with Patio

5.0
Outstanding (3 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
-18%
$224
$185 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in Downtown

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Motel San Mateo
Apr 20 - Apr 27
-24%
$104
$80 per night
Motel ∙ 10 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Wonderful Motel in Shoreview

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Book a welcoming vacation home from $80 per night by exploring the 251 properties featured in San Mateo. By directly analyzing these vacation rentals, HomeToGo features the lowest prices and the highest rated vacation homes in San Mateo.

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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$122 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Pleasant Rental Apartment in Shoreview

5.0
Outstanding (4 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$137 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in South San Mateo with Patio

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$275 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Shoreview with Yard + Garden View

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$146 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Rental Apartment in Shoreview with Patio

4.3
Very good (23 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$228 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Shoreview with Yard

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$267 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

House in Sugarloaf with Yard

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$288 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Entire Vacation Home in North Central with Grill

4.9
Outstanding (15 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Villa San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$285 per night
Villa ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Modern Villa in North Central

4.4
Very good (6 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$200 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice Rental Apartment in North Central with Patio & Grill

4.8
Outstanding (16 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Budget-friendly Vacation Rentals in San Mateo

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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$135 per night
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in South San Mateo

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Apartment San Mateo
May 20 - May 27
$120 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Apartment in Shoreview

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
$326 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

House in Shoreview with Yard + Garden View

San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Top-Rated Rentals and Accommodations in San Mateo

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House San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
$547 per night
House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

Pleasant Vacation Home in Half Moon Bay with Japanese Garden + Ocean View + Beach Nearby

5.0
Outstanding (52 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
May 6 - May 13
-51%
$1,561
$766 per night
House ∙ 16 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Half Moon Bay with Free Parking + Amazing Views

4.8
Outstanding (45 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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House San Mateo
Nov 24 - Dec 1
$379 per night
House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 5 bedrooms

House in San Bruno with Patio & Yard

4.7
Excellent (134 ratings)
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California, United States
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Popular Rental Amenities in San Mateo

  • Pet-friendly (42)
  • WiFi (229)
  • Kitchen (139)
  • Pool (50)
  • Parking (16)
  • TV (217)
  • Washing machine (123)
  • Microwave (158)
  • Air conditioning (193)
  • No smoking (238)
  • No pets (208)
  • Grill (56)

San Mateo is a wonderful vacation destination if you want a property with a pool, as 20% of the properties there provide one. In addition, rentals with pools in San Mateo cost, on average, $222 a night. Most of the available accommodations with pools are apartment rental. Among these rentals, 33 of them are located within 2 miles of water.

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Where to find the best food in San Mateo?

Where to eat in San Mateo?

San Mateo is lucky to enjoy some unusual and unique dining options for a range of budgets. For tasty, budget eats, head to Nini's Coffee Shop, a casual yet classy corner spot featuring hearty American breakfasts, lunches, and snacks in the classic dining room or outdoor patio. This unpretentious eatery serves some notorious Cajun pork chops which are well worth digging into. Or, for something more high-end, there are several fantastic Japanese restaurants to try, such as Sushi Yoshizumi and Sushi Sam's Edomata. More for special occasions than for a midweek family meal, these two fierce rivals battle it out to be the very best Japanese dining experiences in the area, and if the budget allows, make sure you book in advance!

What are the best activities for families in San Mateo?

Family-friendly fun

CuriOdyssey was built with kids in mind, and they'll absolutely adore this wildlife reserve. Over 100 species of wild animals, native to California and who wouldn't survive in the wild, are housed here. Kids will love learning about the animals and explore the interactive science exhibits. Or take a trip to San Mateo's Japanese Garden, which promises traditional Japanese design, perfect for families looking for a peaceful excursion. Expect to walk over ponds lined with cherry blossom on charming wooden bridges. One of the best things about San Mateo's Japenese Garden, especially in comparison with the one in San Francisco, is that it's free!

Families from San Mateo with small children favor Laurelwood Park above other equivalent destinations in the area. Laurelwood Park has a great playground that is perfectly suited to small kids, with little slides and sit-in swings to make sure they have great fun, safely. Fitness lovers frequent Laurelwood Park, too. A range of hiking trails cut through the park, leading toward the town's famous Sugarloaf Mountain.

Where are the unique attractions in San Mateo?

Things to do in San Mateo, CA

Holidays in San Mateo aren't suitable for a couch-potato! San Mateo promises a range of fun and invigorating outdoor activities for people of all ages. Leave your house rental behind for the day and head into the great outdoors.

Only a stone's throw away from San Mateo city center is Sawyer Camp Trail, a popular hiking route that spans 12 miles of the notorious San Andreas fault. It promises beautiful views of the Pacific coast and the gorgeous California countryside. Or, head to the auspiciously named Sugarloaf Mountain through Laurelwood Park. An extensive range of hiking trails is available which lead from this urban park to Sugarloaf Mountain. When you reach the top, you'll enjoy beautiful views of San Mateo and the Pacific coast below.

Each weekend, locals head down to Coyote Point to relax and enjoy the sunshine. Travelers will enjoy the beach that is accessible from Coyote Point. Anyone who's looking to do water sport activities like kite-surfing or wind-surfing will be happy with a visit to Coyote Point, for there are many rental services available on the beach. Aside from that, if you only want a nice time relaxing with a picnic or barbeque, Coyote Point is the perfect place to people watch, grill out, and catch up with loved ones.

What are the best events and festivals in San Mateo?

Regular events in San Mateo California

Locals love bicycle Sunday, where everyone is encouraged to leave their cars behind for the day and cycle along a closed stretch of road to the beautiful Filoli Gardens​. Each Sunday, from 9 am to 3 pm, visitors can enjoy bicycling along a stretch of Highway 82, alongside rollerskaters, skateboarders, and other cyclists.

Information about vacation rentals in San Mateo

🏡 Vacation rentals available 251 rentals
💳 Possible discounts up to 42%
🌙 Nightly prices starting at $80
⭐ Popular amenities Pets allowed, Internet and Kitchen
🐾 Pet friendly homes 41 homes
🏊 Vacation rentals with pools 49 homes

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average nightly price for a vacation rental in San Mateo?

The price of a night's stay in San Mateo starts at $80. If you would like to stay in a apartment rental, the average price is $209 per night. A house rental San Mateo will cost $404 per night on average.

How many vacation homes are available to book in San Mateo?

There are currently 251 rentals from 16 different providers in San Mateo.

What are the most popular amenities for vacation rentals in San Mateo?

Three most popular amenities for vacation rentals in San Mateo include accommodations that have: Pets allowed, Internet, and Kitchen.

How many vacation rentals with pools are in San Mateo?

Browse 49 vacation rentals available in San Mateo.

Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in San Mateo?

Yes, there are 41 rentals in San Mateo that allow dogs and the average price is $246 per night.

What are the best months to travel to San Mateo?

July and August are typically the warmest months in San Mateo with temperatures around 77 °F. December and January in San Mateo are the coldest, with 43 °F on average.

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