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Westlake Village, California
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180 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm impressed that you have changed to all paper cups and plates for breakfast. It's so unfortunately that people don't pay attention to the recycle bins you put out in the breakfast area. Thank you for the great cookies in the afternoon. Nice to come back to a warm yummy snack. It's time to flip those mattresses. In my room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall very clean and friendly hotel. Next to the San Carlos airport. It's of the freeway and down a side road. Has a Burger King next door. The rooms were clean and no issues. Limited free breakfast which was nice. Eggs were just ok and sasuage patties were tasty. Juice, cereal and other items were available. Free parking available.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There isn't anything particularly special to say about the hotel. We stayed here because the airline put us up here. Burger King and a Steakhouse within walking distance. You'll have to taxi/Uber to get other places if you don't have a car. The room was clean, breakfast was included.

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Antonio G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos, responded to this review

Dear CGINCG, Thank you for writing a review on the hotel. I'm sorry that the airline put you up at this hotel. I will be contacting the airlines to better screen their customers so that other hotel guests will not be experiencing what you endured. Thank you again and have a good day. More 

Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We booked three rooms here, Oct. 4-7, and when we checked in early, as in 9am early, we were met by Kenny Wong-Many, truly an asset to the hotel chain, he did everything to assist us in checking in early, even put in a free breakfast for all the members of our group, and he was truly amazing with all... More 

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Thank 711traveller
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had to stop next to San Carlos airport so we knew about the "bad" location of this hotel, but the noise was not that bad after all. The rooms were standard American rooms, just like an holiday inn. It was clean and well maintained. My main disappointment was the wifi wich was slow as hell. Took me almost 15... More 

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Antonio G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos, responded to this review

Dear Gregory S, Thank you for writing a review on the Fairfield Inn & Suites - San Carlos. I apologize for the internet speed that you encountered. I'm not sure on what caused the sluggish speed but we are looking into the problem. Again, I would like to thank you and hope to see you again when your travels bring... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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109 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Staying here from time to time based price and availability. 2 needs for business are ok. Don't like the bath setup. Beds are too soft. Positive thing is if your travel for work, you can get what u need with included breakfast: coffee, juice, scrambled eggs, toast, fruits, bagels, yoghurt. It is a average hotel. Ask for room on the... More 

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Antonio G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos, responded to this review

Dear BenDaMan, Thank you for your review on the Fairfield Inn & Suites - San Carlos. I apologize that you do not enjoy the bath setup of the room during your stays. Please be advised that firmer beds are located on the 1st floor. Again, I would like to thank you for a great review on the hotel. We hope... More 

Spokane, Washington
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was a perfectly nice hotel for our very brief stay after leaving San Francisco and before traveling to Santa Barbara. My daughter and I used the fitness center and appreciated the cleanliness. The location was easily accessible from the freeway and we enjoyed our breakfast the next morning before getting back on the road. The room and entire facility... More 

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Lawrence, KS
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I'm a loyal Marriott Platinum member so have come to expect a level of consistency across properties where I travel for business or vacations. This hotel was very disorganized. I knew it wouldn't be a typical experience when we checked in late at night and front lobby was closed and had to call the manager to come from somewhere to... More 

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Antonio G, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos, responded to this review

Dear sjpwildcat, Thank you for choosing the Fairfield Inn & Suites - San Carlos for writing a review on the hotel. I apologize that your stay was not a pleasant one from the start. I can't imagine what your whole experience at the hotel was like. I can say that from your review, what you did experience is not acceptable.... More 

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Istanbul
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

As part of our family California road trip, I picked up this hotel as our San Fransisco hotel and we stayed there 3 nights. It is a very good selection for the price and location. It is a short drive to everywhere you would choose to go : downtown, airport, Silicon Valley, The Great Mall (outlets). Rooms was clean, good... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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173 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I stayed for a week for business and the staff was very helpful with directions to local dining and fixing issues with my billing. The location is great because it is close to areas north and south on the 101 as well as local businesses, so it was easy to get around to different areas of town. Downtown San Carlos... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos

Address: 555 Skyway Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070-2713
Region: United States > California > San Carlos
Price Range: $167 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco San Carlos 2.5*
Number of rooms: 120
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Fairfield Inn And Suites San Francisco-San Carlos
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Francisco-San Carlos Hotel San Carlos
Fairfield Inn San Carlos
Fairfield San Carlos
San Carlos Fairfield Inn
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“get a room facing the back of the hotel. It is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles horse54, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a high floor room”
 of 5 bubbles 711traveller, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Pick another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles mtheo_11, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“rooms with odd number and facing away from the 101 highway.”
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