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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo

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Nashville, TN
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This is a bit of a low frills hotel that serves it's purpose - a room, a bed, food. They've got room service so you can have that quiet night in with your work or a movie. They've got a breakfast buffet with all the right stuff and, hey bonus, it changes slightly everyday. They are currently doing some renovation...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear ilkirk, Thank you for sharing your review regarding your recent stay. We would like to thank you for choosing the Crowne Plaza for your business needs. Renovation work is currently finishing up and the elevators are in the plan as well. Your critiques are very valuable and thank you again for sharing. We sincerely hope to see you again...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2014

When there for business. Location was great it was walking distance from Gilead. Staff was very accommodating. Clean rooms, room service was great, the restaurants in the hotel were decent and there is a good Mexican restaurant one block away. I would stay again.

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Khasai_stayfly, Thank you for sharing your review. We are very pleased to hear your stay was satisfactory and that the hotel's services were useful during your stay. We are centrally located between many large corporations and glad you were able to stay within a good proximity to your company location. We thank you for making the Crowne Plaza your...

Monroe, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 August 2014

A family member booked 4 rooms for us at this hotel, as we were dealing with a sudden and tragic death in the family and were in town for the funeral. First, let me say that most of the hotel staff could not have been nicer. I am so grateful to them for their compassion and their hospitality. But what...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Capebum, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review regarding your recent stay. I apologize that majority of your stay was unsatisfactory, please accept our sincerest apologies. Your comments will certainly be reviewed by our Front Office Department to ensure that situations like yours will not be repeated. Your comments are greatly appreciated and thank you again...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I went back to this property after 19 years. I stayed there for two nights for business. They recently went through renovations and it is very nice. I was very pleasantly surprised by the changes that were made to the room. The renovation was at the tail end ( wrapping up some work in the lobby). The front desk was...

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England
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The facilities are good, but the experience is always mixed. Room preference - in particular noise level - is heavily influenced by proximity to freeway, hotel atrium, and/or bistro/bar. Aircon also very loud in rooms. Staff knowledge, responsiveness, and friendliness is highly variable.

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear BG2670, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Your comments are very much appreciated. We strive to improve on all of our services everyday, from the hospitality of our staff to the amenities in the hotel. Please be assured all your comments are evaluated by management. Thank you again for staying at our property and we...

Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

I was given a room in the separate building from the main hotel. The result was a quiet and comfortable night. There was a band/DJ playing in the main building, and is was a long walk from the parking structure.

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Hollister, California
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We were a very large family reunion/ wedding anniversary party and rented a ballroom and hotel rooms. We had people from 80 to 5 years old. We liked the catering. We thought the soundproofing in the ballrooms was excellent-we could not hear the large Tongan wedding reception in the adjoining rooms through the wall. The airport shuttle baggage ticket MUST...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Renee002, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Crowne Plaza Foster City. We are pleased to know you had a successful event at our property. We do apologize, however, for the inconvenience the noise in the guestrooms caused during your stay, please do accept our apologies. Your comments are greatly appreciated and we thank you for taking...

Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Horrible. Club music until 2 am can be heard all the way up yo our 4th floor room, Really? What a horrible hotel. Not what a Crowne Plaza should be. Move on if you want a pleasant nights rest. Why would a hotel like this sacrifice guests for local club goers? No class.

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Paul C., Thank you for taking the time to review the Crowne Plaza Foster City. We do apologize that the noise from the Clubhouse Bistro nightclub was a disturbance during your stay. Although the nightclub is very popular on Friday and Saturday nights, we do understand that it can be an inconvenience. Your comments will certainly be passed onto...

Chico, California
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This was a disappointing trip to what should have been a 4 star destination. The location is a great central peninsula location with easy freeway access, comfortable beds, is updated and clean.. The GOOD stops right there. On 8/7/14 the hotel lobby and pool area were being remodeled. There is NO lobby bar or breakfast area. Upon check in I...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Secoon, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience regarding your recent stay. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. Because of lobby renovations, our restaurant area with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner have been temporarily located in the Clubhouse Bistro. In the lobby, there is...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

I recently spent 10 days at this hotel on a business trip. The hotel is a short 15 minute drive from San Francisco international airport. The Hotel room was modern, large and had a very comfortable bed. The Hotel lobby is currently being renovated, it should look really good when completed. The gym has all the basics required to have...

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CrownePlazaFC, Manager at Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo, responded to this review

Dear Peatlands, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Crowne Plaza and for choosing our property for your 10 day stay! We hope that all our guests leave with a positive experience, so we are pleased to hear you had a comfortable trip. Lobby renovations will be completed in the fall, so please do visit us again soon to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crowne Plaza Foster City-San Mateo is the leading event destination with16,000 square feet of meeting space on the San Francisco Peninsula. Designed with a sky-lit atrium and innovative services for business and vacation, our Foster City hotel features contemporary-styled rooms and suites with luxury bedding, refrigerators, 37'' HDTVs and our Sleep Advantage Program. Enjoy lifestyle conveniences like our business center, complimentary Wi-Fi, indoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, and free shuttle to SFO. Savor California and Asian cuisine at our relaxing restaurants, including Café Florian and Toyko Village, and enjoy cocktails and nightlife at Clubhouse Bistro and the Chit Chat Lounge. Just 7 miles from San Francisco International Airport, we are minutes of Silicon Valley businesses and Bay Area attractions, golf courses, shopping centers and scenic coastal trails. We're less than 30 minutes from San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, Union Square and AT& T Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo

Address: 1221 Chess Dr, Foster City, CA 94404-1173
Region: United States > California > Foster City
Price Range: $198 - $475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 350
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Crowne Plaza Foster City - San Mateo Hotel Foster City
Crowne Plaza San Francisco
Peninsula Foster City
Foster City Peninsula
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“6th floor rooms, quiet and comfortable”
46tesse, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Anything above 4th floor is considered Executive Suites. Have Gym there if interested”
Midnight_ECL, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the executive suite building including breakfast, its not much higher than regular rooms.”
BrooklyniteLA, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on a high floor to avoid the sounds from the nightclub.”
AtlKev, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Breakfast for a large family can get pricey”
Darshana5, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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